This 37-38 hour program is open only to candidates who currently hold an elementary, middle school or special education license. Middle school/junior high licensure in mathematics will be granted when the following criteria are met:

  • Completion of the following mathematics content courses with a 3.0 minimum GPA, with grade of C- or better in 100-and 200-level mathematics content courses and grade of C or better in 500-and 600-level mathematics content courses.
  • Completion of the following professional education courses with a 3.0 minimum GPA, with grade of C or better in all professional education courses.
  • Passing score on Praxis II for Middle School Mathematics; and
  • Decision Point requirements. 

Mathematics content:

MATH 201 - Number, Algebra, and Probability for the Elementary Teacher (4)
MATH 202 - Data Analysis, Geometry, and Measurement for the Elementary Teacher (3)

MATH 161 - Applied Calculus 1 (3)
or
MATH 165 - Calculus 1 (4) and
MATH 514 - Algebra and Functions for Elementary and Middle School Teachers (3)

MATH 517 - Number Systems and Number Theory for Elementary and Middle School Teachers (3)
MATH 542 - Geometry and Measurement for Elementary and Middle School Teachers (3)
MATH 623 - Data Analysis and Probability for Teachers (3)
MATH 631 - Technology for Mathematics Teachers (3)

Professional education:

MATH 690 - Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics Education (3)
EDJH 512 - Instructional Strategies and Approaches in Junior High and Middle School (3)
EDJH 690 - Practicum in Junior High/Middle School Education (1-9)


For course descriptions and prerequisites, please see the Mathematical Sciences section of the current Graduate Course Catalog.