Graduate Studies

mathematics education 
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Fredonia's graduate program in mathematics education does more than just educate the expert teachers of tomorrow. We nurture the wonderment of mathematics' relationship to the world around us so that the love of learning will become a lifelong affair. Completion of this program meets the advanced degree requirement for individuals seeking Professional Certification in New York State to teach mathematics at the Middle Childhood level (grades 5 - 9) or at the Adolescence level (grades 7 - 12)

 


Program Outline

  • A course in research methods
  • A minimum of three courses covering three of the following categories:
    - historical, philosophical or comparative foundations of education 
    - design and evaluation of mathematics curricula 
    - instructional methods 
    - use of educational technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics 
    - psychological foundations of education
  • A minimum of four courses covering four of the following categories:
    - algebra or analysis
    - geometry or topology
    - number theory, probability or statistics
    - history or philosophy of mathematics
    - applications of mathematics
    - any approved course in mathematics
  • MAED 602 Mathematics Education Seminar
  • MAED 690 Graduate Project

 

Total Credit Hours for Program Completion: 30

  

 REQUIREMENTS


  • NYS Initial Certification in Mathematics/Adolescence Education, with a bachelor's degree in mathematics and coursework equivalent to:
    MATH 210 Discrete Mathematics
    MATH 223 University Calculus III
    MATH 323 Intermediate Real Analysis
    MATH 331 Abstract Algebra
    At least two of the following courses:
    MATH 341 Geometry
    MATH 381 History of Mathematics
    STAT 350 Probability and Statistics

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  • NYS Initial Certification in Mathematics/Middle Childhood Education, with a bachelor's degree in mathematics and coursework equivalent to:
    MATH 123 University Calculus II
    MATH 210 Discrete Mathematics
    MATH 231 LInear Algebra
    MATH 341 Geometry
    MATH 381 History of Mathematics
    MAED 301, 302, and 303 Mathematics for School Teachers I, II, and III
    A statistics course
  • GRE scores. (Starting Fall 2015)
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.00 or above. (Starting Fall 2015)
  • A completed graduate application 

 

CONTACTS


Dr. Keary Howard
Program Coordinator
Keary.Howard@fredonia.edu

Department of Mathematical Sciences Website


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