Teaching, Learning and Leadership: Mathematics/Science Education, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 36 Hours

Common Program Core
CIED 5053Curriculum Issues3
CIED 5813Educational Advocacy and Leadership3
Hours Subtotal6
Research Requirement
Select 6 hours from the following:6
Pedagogical Research
Introduction to Research in Mathematics Education
Research Design and Methodology
Statistical Methods in Education
Statistics for Experimenters I
Introduction to Qualitative Inquiry
Hours Subtotal6
Program Core
SMED 5750Seminar in Mathematics Education3
SMED 5193Inquiry and Problem-Based Learning in Science Education3
or SMED 5283 Problem-Centered Learning in Mathematics
Hours Subtotal6
Areas of Emphasis
Select 12 hours12
Hours Subtotal12
Elective or Thesis
Select 6 hours6
Seminar in Integrated Mathematics and Science Applications
Inquiry and Problem-Based Learning in Science Education
Teaching Science in the Schools
Environmental Education in the Curriculum
Teaching Rational Number Concepts, Proportional Reasoning, and Classroom Interactions
Assessment and Evaluation in School Mathematics
Practicum in School Mathematics
Number Concepts and Assessment at the Elementary Level (PK-6)
Workshop in Science Education
Problem-Centered Learning in Mathematics
Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Technology
Introduction to K-12 Engineering Education
Technology for the K-12 STEM Educator
Developing Informal and Formal STEM Programs in Schools
Effective Teaching of Mathematics in the Secondary School
Seminar in Mathematics Education
SMED 5813
Teaching Geometry and Spatial Visualization
Teaching Algebra and Mathematical Tasks
Teaching Data and Probability in Schools
Mathematics Leadership and Coaching
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours36

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level