Certificate in Lower Elementary Mathematics

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In the Lower Elementary Mathematics certificate, you’ll gain a foundational understanding of elementary school mathematics. You’ll prepare to teach elementary school math, including topics such as problem-solving, numeration and number systems, whole number operations, fractions and operations on fractions, decimals and operations on decimals, percent, proportional reasoning, integers and operations on integers.

Curriculum & Requirements

Curriculum & Requirements

Lower Elementary Mathematics Certificate, Undergraduate

This Certificate will provide specialization in mathematics education for Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education majors. The certificate supports development of students' pedagogical content knowledge and mathematical knowledge for pre–kindergarten through 3rd grade.
Note: the courses in this program have prerequisites.

Note: the prerequisite for MATH 313 is MATH 114 or MATH 210.

Required Courses
MATH 208MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS I5
MATH 209MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS II4
Required Electives–choose two from the following6-8
PATTERNS, RELATIONS AND ALGEBRAIC THINKING FOR PRIMARY TEACHERS
ASSESSMENT IN THE MATHEMATICS CLASSROOM
MATHEMATICAL PROGRESSIONS
Total Credits15-17
 

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