Anticipated Course Schedule 

View a schedule of course offerings through summer 2019.

The master of arts in post-secondary foundational mathematics teaching consists of 30 credit hours. It is not a licensure program.

All courses are offered in an asynchronous format, meaning there is no specific sign-on time each week. Instead, you have weekly assignments and deadlines that you complete at times and places most convenient to you.

Content Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics (6 hours)

  • MATH 514 Algebraic Reasoning for Elementary, Middle School, and Foundational Mathematics Teachers (3 credit hours)
  • MATH 519 Quantitative Reasoning for Teachers (3 credit hours)

Research and Pedagogical Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics (9 hours)

  • MATH 631 Technology for Mathematics Teachers (3 credit hours)
  • MATH 693 Teaching Mathematics through Problem Solving (3 credit hours)
  • MATH 694 Research Methods in Mathematics Education (3 credit hours)

Pedagogical Knowledge for Teaching Adults (Choose 6 hours)

  • EDAC 631 Adult and Community Education (3 credit hours)
  • EDAC 634 The Adult as a Learner (3 credit hours)
  • EDAC 635 Strategies for Teaching Adults (3 credit hours)

Electives (Choose 9 hours)

As approved by your advisor:
  • MATH 517 Number Concepts and Number Theory for Teachers (3 credit hours)
  • MATH 518 Rational Numbers and Proportionality for Elementary, Middle School, and Foundational Math Teachers (3 credit hours)
  • MATH 542 Geometry and Measurement for Elementary, Middle School, and Foundational Mathematics Teachers (3 credit hours)
  • MATH 623 Probability, Data Analysis, and Statistical Reasoning (3 credit hours)

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