Post-Baccalaureate Middle School/Junior High Mathematics License

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)
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.

Mathematical Sciences
Robert Bell Building (RB), room 465
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday-Friday (Summer Hours 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday - Friday)
Phone: 765-285-8640
Fax: 765-285-1721
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