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Master of Arts in Teaching - Secondary Mathematics Education - Columbus State University

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Master of Arts in Teaching - Secondary Mathematics Education

For general degree requirements, see the College of Education and Health Professions and the General Degree Requirements pages.

Area 1 Foundations Required Hours: 10
EDCI 6226 Instructional Applications
EDCI 6227 Foundations of Education: Human Development, Motivation & Learning
EDCI 6228 Special Education
EDCI 6796 Introduction to American Education and Teaching Profession

Area 2 Teaching Field Studies Required Hours: 13
EDCI 6456 Middle Grades and Secondary Practicum - middle school practicum
EDCI 6456 Middle Grades and Secondary Practicum - high school practicum

Area 3 Professional Practice Required Hours: 8-12
EDCI 6698 Teaching Internship (2 semesters - 6 hrs)
OR
EDCI 6485 Student Teaching (one semester - 10 hrs)
EDUF 6125 Classroom Management

Area 4 Advanced Studies Required Hours: 11
EDCI 6158 Trends and Issues in Middle and Sec Education
EDCI 6255 Teacher Inquiry and Investigation
EDSE 6125 Teaching Mathematics in Secondary School
EDSE 6526 Selected Topics in Secondary Math
MATH or STAT 5000G level or above

Total Required Hours: 42-46

Note: A minimum of 25 semester hours of approved mathematics coursework is required for admission to the MAT program. Additional hours (3-15) of mathematics coursework may be required depending on content background. Prospective students who do not have a degree in mathematics must request a transcript evaluation and meet with the program coordinator to determine content courses needed for certification. Teacher candidates must demonstrate proficiency in the areas of numbers and number systems, measurements, calculus, linear algebra, abstract algebra, geometry, discrete math, probability, statistics, and math history.

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