Anticipated Course Schedule

View a schedule of course offerings through summer 2019.

Courses in this concentration are taught as a mixture of fixed-time courses and in an asynchronous format where you work on weekly assignments at the times and places most convenient to you.

You can take courses all online or also on our main campus in Muncie, Indiana.

This 30- to 32-credit-hour program is for applicants

  • who graduated with an undergraduate major in mathematics or the equivalent background as determined by the Department of Mathematical Sciences,
  • who hold a current secondary mathematics teaching license,
  • who have at least one year of secondary mathematics teaching experience. 

Content Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics (12 credit hours)

  • MATH 511 Abstract Algebra 1 (3)
  • MATH 570 Intermediate Analysis (3)
  • MATH 623 Probability, Data Analysis, and Statistical Reasoning (3)
  • MATH 641 Topics in Geometry (3)

Electives in Content Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics (3-8 credit hours)

As approved by your advisor:

  • MATH 512 Abstract Algebra 2 (3)
  • MATH 516 Theory of Numbers (3)
  • MATH 517 Number Concepts and Number Theory for Teachers (3)
  • MATH 560 History of Mathematics (3)
  • MATH 620 Probability and Random Variables (4)
  • MATH 621 Mathematical Theory of Statistics 2 (4)
  • MATH 645 Topology 1 (3)
  • MATH 677 Complex Variables 1 (3)

Research and Pedagogical Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics (12 credit hours)

  • MATH 690 Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics Education (3)
  • MATH 693 Teaching Mathematics through Problem Solving (3)
  • MATH 694 Research Methods in Mathematics Education (3)
  • MATH 696 Action Research in Mathematics Education (3)

Electives in Pedagogical Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics (0-3 credit hours)

As approved by your advisor from the following courses:
  • MATH 631 Technology for Mathematics Teachers (3)
  • MATH 632 Assessment in Mathematics Education (3)
  • MATH 695 Mathematics Learners and Learning (3)
  • MATH 697 Mathematics Teacher Leadership 1 (3)

 

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For course descriptions and prerequisites, view the Mathematical Sciences section of the current Ball State Graduate Catalog.