M.Ed. - Elementary Mathematics Education (K-8)

Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction (37 semester hours)

Emphasis Concentration in Elementary Mathematics Education (K-8)

I. Core (9 semester hours)

Research (select one: 3 semester hours)

  • CIG 690 Teachers as Action Researchers (formerly CIG 705)
  • EPY 702 Research Methods
  • EPY 703 Teachers as Producers and Consumers of Educational Research

Foundations (select one: 3 semester hours)

  • CIG 603 Urban Education (formerly CIG 703)
  • CIG 660 Multicultural Education (formerly CIG 750)
  • EPY 707 Adolescent Development
  • EPY 711 Human Growth and Development
  • EPY 712 Foundations of Learning and Cognition

Curriculum and Instruction (select one: 3 semester hours)

  • CIE 681 Elementary School Instruction (formerly CIE 701)
  • CIE 683 Elementary Classroom Management (formerly CIE 702)
  • CIE 685 Elementary Education Curriculum (formerly CIE 703)
  • CIG 602 Differentiated Curriculum and Instruction (formerly CIG 702)

II. Concentration: Elementary Mathematics Education (18 semester hours)

Methods (select two: 6 semester hours)

  • CIE 623 Instruction Primary Elementary Mathematics Education (formerly CIE 723)
  • CIE 625 Instruction Intermediate Elementary Mathematics Education (formerly CIE 725)
  • CIS 622 Instruction Middle School Mathematics Education (formerly CIS 722)

Mathematics Education (12 semester hours)

Required

  • CIE 620 Topics Elementary School Mathematics (formerly CIE 720; limited to 3 total hours)
  • CIE 627 Technology Applications K 8 Mathematics Education (formerly CIE 727)
  • CIG 620 Principles of Mathematics Learning (formerly CIG 720)

Select one

  • CIE 629 Curriculum Development Elementary Mathematics Education (formerly CIE 729)
  • CIG 621 Diagnostic Assessment School Mathematics (formerly CIG 721)

III. Cognate Area (6 semester hours)

  • Select with advisor approval.

IV. Culminating Experience (4 semester hours)

  • CIG 629 Curriculum and Instruction Seminar: Mathematics Education (formerly CIG 717; 3 semester hours -  do not enroll in CIG 689)
  • CIG 697* Curriculum and Instruction Culminating Experience: Mathematics Education (formerly CIG 715; 1 semester hour)

*CIG 697 C&I Culminating Experience involves the development of an e-portfolio. It is recommended that you keep copies of your work from all classes in your program in preparation for this course.