Bachelor of Arts in Education in Mathematics/Elementary & Middle Level Endorsement Option

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Completion of this major and the general degree completion requirements for elementary education (Elementary Education Required Core, 70 credits) satisfies the Washington State requirements for an elementary education teaching endorsement (grades K-8) and for a middle-level mathematics endorsement (grades 4-9).

All candidates for certification must pass the WEST-E/NES subject matter test to receive an endorsement for certification purposes. For complete certification requirements refer to the Department of Education. Course prerequisites may also apply.

Curriculum & Requirements

Mathematics/Elementary Major and Middle Level Endorsement Option, Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE)

Completion of this major and the General Degree Completion Requirements for Education, Elementary, satisfies the state requirements for a generalist (multiple subject) Elementary Education teaching endorsement.

Prerequisite Grade Policy: students must have earned a grade ≥C or better in any course that is to be used to satisfy a prerequisite requirement for a subsequent mathematics course offered by the Eastern Washington University Department of Mathematics.

Grade Requirements: students must receive a grade ≥C in each course used to satisfy the requirements of an undergraduate major or minor in mathematics.

Elementary Education students must complete the required Elementary Education Core and the following courses.
Required Mathematics/Elementary Major and Middle Level Endorsement Option Courses
MATH 208MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS I5
MATH 209MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS II4
MATH 210MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS III4
MATH 311FUNCTIONS AND RELATIONS FOR K-8 TEACHERS5
MATH 312GEOMETRY FOR THE K-8 TEACHER5
MATH 411DISCRETE MATHEMATICS FOR K-8 TEACHERS4
MATH 413DATA ANALYSIS AND PROBABILITY FOR MIDDLE LEVEL TEACHERS3
MATH 416CALCULUS FOR MIDDLE LEVEL TEACHERS4
MATH 420PROBLEM SOLVING FOR K-8 TEACHERS4
Required Mathematics EducationCourses
EDUC 417CULTURE OF MIDDLE SCHOOL3
MTED 425ASSESSMENT IN THE MATHEMATICS CLASSROOM3
MTED 476MATHEMATICAL PROGRESSIONS3
Required Senior Capstone
MTED 490ASENIOR CAPSTONE: ELEMENTARY PRACTICUM 5
Total Credits52

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Student Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully earn a BAE in Mathematics/Elementary Major and Middle-Level Endorsement from EWU should be able to do the following:​​

  • Describe and demonstrate an ability to use the Mathematical Practices (CCSSM) and a productive disposition as a student and teacher of mathematics;
  • 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;
  • 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.