5 Year Bachelors to Masters - Math Education
Senior Year (or before) (6 credits)
EDUC 301 Educational Psychology (3)
EDUC 310 Social, Philosophical, Cultural & Historical Foundations of American Education (3) +
Summer (6 credits)
CRIN 541 Teacher, Schools & Community (3)
CRIN 540 Teacher Inquiry for Equity & Inclusion (3)
Fall (15 credits)
CRIN S03 Curriculum and Instructional Methods (Mathematics) (3)
CRIN S05 Reading and Writing Across the Disciplines (3)
CRIN S31 Technology for STEM Integration (3)
CRIN S50 Introduction to the Characteristics of and Instructional Supports for Exceptional Students (3)+
CRIN S13 Clinical Experience in Secondary Schools (Mathematics) (3)
Spring (14 credits)
CRIN S39 Curriculum Planning and Assessment (Mathematics) (3)
CRIN S09 Classroom Organization, Management and Discipline (Secondary Education) (3) +
CRIN L32 Internship in Supervised Teaching (Mathematics) (8)
Total Credit Hours: 41
+If exempted from this course for any reason, the student must notify the Office of Teacher Education and complete a state mandated training module that is linked to this course.
Additional Graduation Requirements
Students are required to achieve passing scores on assessments prescribed by the Virginia Board of Education, both for program completion and for licensure. Virginia’s mandated licensure assessments are graduation requirements.
CPR/AED/First Aid Training - Candidates seeking initial license in Virginia are required to complete training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, the use of an automated external defibrillator, and first aid. Training courses are available through national emergency care organizations such as the American Heart Association and the American Red Cross. CPR training must include “hands-on” training. Evidence of certification must be presented when applying to the VDOE for licensure.
Endorsement Courses for Mathematics
Those students preparing to teach mathematics must fulfill the major requirements in the mathematics department. Within the major requirements, students need to complete 36 semester hours of coursework distributed in each of the following areas.
- Algebra. Experience shall include linear algebra (matrices, vectors, and linear transformations) and abstract algebra (ring, group, and field theory).
- Geometry. Experience shall include Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries.
- Analytic geometry
- Probability and statistics
- Discrete mathematics. Experience shall include the study of mathematical properties of finite sets and systems and linear programming.
- Calculus. Experience shall include multivariable calculus.
- Mathematical modeling
- Computer science, including two programming languages