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

Master of Science (M.S.) in Curriculum and Instruction (42 semester hours)

Emphasis Concentration in Elementary Mathematics Education (K-8)

I. Core (9 semester hours)

Research (6 semester hours)

Required

  • EPY 702 Research Methods (prerequisite to EPY 718 or EPY 721)

Select one

  • EPY 718 Qualitative Research Methodologies
  • EPY 721 Descriptive & Inferential Statistics: An Introduction

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

II. Concentration: Elementary Mathematics (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 (6 semester hours)

  • Select with advisor approval.

IV. Culminating Experience (9 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)