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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 (grades K-8).

    Required Courses                                              Degree Map            Degree Flight Plan

    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 490A Senior Capstone: Elementary Mathematics Practicum (5)

    Total credits for above major: 43 or 48 credits
    All candidates for certifcation must pass the WEST-E/NES 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.

    What are the goals of the program? 
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    Mathematics Department
    316 Kingston Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.4315
    fax: 509.359.4700

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