Advanced Mathematics Teaching Option
This option is available within the Education major at the following location:
This option is for students wanting to earn their bachelor’s degree in Education and qualify for an Oregon teaching license to teach advanced mathematics K-12.
Option Code: 60
Upon successful completion of the program, students will meet the following learning outcomes:
- Understand how learners grow and develop, recognizing that patterns of learning and development vary individually within and across the cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and physical areas, and design and implement developmentally appropriate and challenging learning experiences.
- Understand the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the discipline(s) they teach and create learning experiences that make these aspects of the discipline accessible and meaningful for learners to assure mastery of the content.
- Plans instruction that supports every student in meeting rigorous learning goals by drawing upon knowledge of content areas, curriculum, cross-disciplinary skills, and pedagogy, as well as knowledge of learners and the community context.
- Understand and use multiple methods of assessment to engage learners in their own growth, to monitor learner progress, and to guide the teacher’s and learner’s decision making.
- Practices ongoing reflection and use evidence to continually evaluate their practice, particularly the effects of their choices and actions on others, and adapts their practice/choices accordingly. The teacher candidate will avail professional resources and/or professional development beyond university coursework.
Students must complete the required courses in all content areas prior to beginning the Professional Level in the Education UG Major (Double Degree). Most of these required courses will also meet a student's first degree requirements.
Additional option requirements:
- A cumulative 3.0 GPA is preferred for all required courses. Grades below C- are not accepted.
- All required courses must be letter graded (A–F); courses graded Pass/No Credit (P/N) or Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) are not accepted.
|MTH 251||*DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS||4|
|MTH 252||INTEGRAL CALCULUS||4|
|MTH 254||VECTOR CALCULUS I||4|
|Discrete Mathematics, Statistics, and Probability|
|Select one course from the following:||3-4|
|INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY|
|ELEMENTARY STATISTICS I|
|INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL METHODS|
|Measurement and Geometry|
|Select one course from the following:||3|
|METRIC SPACES AND TOPOLOGY|
|INTRODUCTION TO DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY|
|MTH 341||LINEAR ALGEBRA I||3|
|MTH 343||INTRODUCTION TO MODERN ALGEBRA||4|
|Algebraic and Geometric Transformations|
|MTH 491||ALGEBRA AND GEOMETRIC TRANSFORMATIONS||3|
|MTH 492||ALGEBRA AND GEOMETRIC TRANSFORMATIONS||3|
|MTH 493||ALGEBRA AND GEOMETRIC TRANSFORMATIONS||3|
|Select a minimum of 6 credits from the following: 1||6|
Any non-blanket ST course
|INFINITE SERIES AND SEQUENCES|
|VECTOR CALCULUS II|
|APPLIED DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS|
|MATRIX AND POWER SERIES METHODS|
|SED 414||INQUIRY IN MATHEMATICS AND MATHEMATICS EDUCATION||3|
Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
Writing Intensive Course (WIC)
Mathematical processes or number sense is encouraged
Option Code: 60