BAE Mathematics/Elementary (K-8)This degree provides students with a strong background in the mathematical concepts they will need for teaching mathematics to students in elementary school. In addition to gaining a strong understanding of mathematical content, students learn to engage elementary school students in hands-on activities that promotes their understanding of difficult concepts
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BAE Mathematics/Elementary (K-8)

This degree provides students with a strong background in the mathematical concepts they will need for teaching mathematics to students in elementary school. In addition to gaining a strong understanding of mathematical content, students learn to engage elementary school students in hands-on activities that promotes their understanding of difficult conceptsBAE, Major, Minor, Mathematics, Elementary, teaching, degreeMajor<p>This degree provides students with a strong background in the mathematical concepts they will need for teaching mathematics to students in elementary school. In addition to gaining a strong understanding of mathematical content, students learn to engage elementary school students in hands-on activities that promotes their understanding of difficult concepts.</p><p>Completion of this major, the general degree completion requirements for education, elementary, and a minor field study, satisfies the state requirements for an elementary education teaching endorsement (grades K-8).</p>
<p><strong>Required Courses</strong> <a href="Documents/CSTEM/MAP_BAE_MathElementary(2015-16)Final.pdf"> Degree Map </a> <a href="Documents/CSTEM/Handout_Math_ElemFeb2016Update.docx">Degree Handout</a></p>
<p>MATH 114 Algebra Concepts (5), as necessary.<br />MATH 211 Structure of Elementary Mathematics I (5)<br />MATH 212 Structure of Elementary Mathematics II (5)<br />MATH 311 Functions and Relations for K-8 Teachers (5)<br />MATH 312 Geometry for the K-8 Teacher (5)<br />MTED 390 Methods of Teaching Elementary School Mathematics (5)<br />MATH 411 Discrete Mathematics for K-8 Teachers (4)<br />MTED 412 Advanced Methods of Teaching K-8 Mathematics (5)<br />MATH 420 Problem Solving for K-8 Teachers (4)<br />MTED 490A Senior Capstone: Elementary Mathematics Practicum (5)</p>
<p><strong>Total credits for above major: 43 or 48 credits <br /></strong><em>All candidates for certifcation must pass the WEST-E/NES subject matter test to receive an endorsement for certifcation purposes. For complete certification requirements refer to the Department of Education. Course prerequisites may also apply.<br /></em><em></em></p>
<p><strong>What are the goals of the program?</strong> <br />Students who major in this program will --</p>
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<li>Demonstrate an understanding of and an ability to use the Mathematical Practices (CCSSM) and a productive disposition as a student and teacher of mathematics.</li>
<li>Demonstrate and apply in the classroom a profound understanding of fundamental mathematics within the K-8 curriculum, of how these topics progress within the K-8 range, of how these topics extend and relate to the mathematics in the secondary curriculum, and of the fundamental concepts in the curriculum in the secondary curriculum and beyond.</li>
<li>Demonstrate and apply in the classroom a deep understanding of how students learn mathematics and of the pedagogical knowledge specific to mathematics teaching and learning.</li>
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