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2015-2016 Graduate Bulletin 
2015-2016 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Master of Science in Education-Mathematics Teaching

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The Master of Science in Education—Mathematics Teaching is designed to strengthen the conceptual and pedagogical understanding of mathematics for teachers of mathematics at the secondary level and for instructors of entry-level mathematics at two- and four-year colleges and universities. The goals of this program are to further students’ mathematical knowledge and to provide rich pedagogical experiences utilizing appropriate technologies and manipulatives as they relate to the teaching and learning of mathematics.  The program of study follows the specifications outlined in the MSE curriculum with 15 credit hours from the Teacher Education department and 18 credit hours from the Mathematics department. An interview with the Chair of the Mathematics department is required for admission to this track. 

Advanced Instruction and Curriculum Theory (18 hours)

Select six courses from the Mathematics department designed to meet the advanced instruction and curriculum theory requirements - 18 credit hours from among:

Human Development and Social Foundations (6 hours)

Select two courses from the Teacher Education department designed to meet the human development and social foundations requirements – 6 hours

Research Sequence (9 hours)

All MSE students must complete the research sequence requirement – 9 hours.  (Note these courses must be taken at USI.  Transfer courses will not be accepted for these courses.)

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