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BAE Mathematics/Elementary (K-8)

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    This degree provides students with a strong background in the mathematical concepts they will need for teaching mathematics to students in elementary school. In addition to gaining a strong understanding of mathematical content, students learn to engage elementary school students in hands-on activities that promotes their understanding of difficult concepts.

    What will I study?

    Completion of this major, the general degree completion requirements for education, elementary, and a minor field study, satisfies the state requirements for an elementary education teaching endorsement.

    Required Courses

    MATH 114 Algebra Concepts (5), as necessary.
    MATH 211 Structure of Elementary Mathematics I (5)
    MATH 212 Structure of Elementary Mathematics II (5)
    MATH 311 Functions and Relations for K-8 Teachers (5)
    MATH 312 Geometry for the K-8 Teacher (5)
    MTED 390 Methods of Teaching Elementary School Mathematics (5)
    MATH 411 Discrete Mathematics for K-8 Teachers (4)
    MTED 412 Advanced Methods of Teaching K-8 Mathematics (5)
    MATH 420 Problem Solving for K-8 Teachers (4)
    MTED 490 Senior Capstone: Mathematics Practicum (5)

    Total credits for above major: 43 or 48 credits

    All candidates for certifcation must pass the WEST-E subject matter test to receive an endorsement for certifcation purposes. For complete certification requirements refer to the Department of Education.  Course prerequisites may also apply.

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    Mathematics Department
    216 Kingston Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004

    email: mgrant@ewu.edu
    phone: 509.359.4315
    fax: 509.359.4700

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