The Mathematics/Middle Childhood Education program leads to Initial Certification
in New York State to teach mathematics in grades 5 through 9. Our program has achieved
"national recognition" by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and is
considered one of the top programs in the country for the preparation of mathematics
teachers for the middle grades.
The following coursework is required:
 MATH 122 University Calculus I
 MATH 123 University Calculus II
 MATH 210 Mathematical Structures and Proof
 MATH 231 Linear Algebra
 MAED 301 Mathematics for School Teachers I
 MAED 302 Mathematics for School Teachers II
 MAED 303 Mathematics for School Teachers III
 MAED 310 Reading and Writing Mathematics
 MATH 341 Geometry
 MATH 381 History of Mathematics
 One of the following statistics courses:
STAT 150 Statistical Ideas STAT 200 Statistical Methods STAT 350 Probability and Statistics
 One of the following seminars:
MATH 405 Senior Seminar MAED 410 Seminar: Math for High School Teachers
 One additional MATH or STAT course numbered 311 or above
 MAED 105 and MAED 106 Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics Education, with Field
Experience
 EDU 224 Adolescent Development
 EDU 250 and EDU 251 Introduction to the Exceptional Learner, with Field Experience
 MAED 276 Literacy and Technology for Science and Mathematics
 The following three 1credit courses:
EDU 301 Child Abuse Reporting/Abduction Prevention EDU 302 Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Abuse Prevention EDU 303 Fire Safety and SAVE Legislation
 MAED 305 and MAED 313 Diversity in the Teaching of Science and Mathematics, with Field
Experience
 EDU 321 Teaching in the Middle School
 EDU 349 Educational Psychology
 MAED 419 Secondary School Methods in Mathematics
 EDU 430 Student Teaching (15 credits)
 One of the following science packages:
CHEM 115 and CHEM 125 General Chemistry I and Lab PHYS 230 and PHYS 232 University Physics I and Lab SCI 301, SCI 302, and SCI 303 Science for Elementary Educators I and II, plus Lab
Mathematics/Middle Childhood Education: List of Required Courses and Sample Schedule
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