Students follow the elementary education Decision Points.

Only open to candidates who currently hold or who are pursuing a license in elementary: intermediate education.  Middle school/Junior High licensure in mathematics will be granted when the following criteria are met:

  • all requirements for the elementary intermediate license;
  • completion of the following mathematics content courses with a C- or better grade;
  • completion of the following mathematics content courses with a 2.5 minimum grade point average;
  • completion of the professional education courses with a 2.5 minimum grade-point average;
  • passing score on the PRAXIS II exam for middle school mathematics.

Middle school/junior high content area, mathematics, 24-31 hours.

MATH 161 - Applied Calculus 1 (3)
or
MATH 165 - Calculus 1 (4)

MATH 181 - Elementary Probability and Statistics (3)
MATH 310 - Topics in Algebra for the Elementary and Middle School Teacher (3)
MATH 316 - Topics in Number Theory for the Elementary and Middle School Teacher (3)
MATH 330 - Technology in Elementary and Middle School Mathematics (3)
MATH 360 - Topics in Geometry for the Elementary and Middle School Teacher (3)

Professional education, 6-12 hours

EDJH 385 - Principlees of Teaching in the Middle School (3)
MATH 393 - Teaching and Learning Mathematics in the Middle School (3)

Additional student teaching (0-6)

Additional student teaching may be waived if elementary student teaching is in grade 5 or grade 6.


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