## Master of Science in Education With an Emphasis in Mathematics

The Master of Science in Education (MSE) with an Emphasis in Mathematics is a degree offered by the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Advanced Education. This degree is designed for a professional with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics Education who seeks to obtain the advanced training in mathematics education to teach at the college level.

To earn a Master of Science in Education with an emphasis in Mathematics, the student must complete a minimum of 15 hours of graduate level education courses and a minimum of 18 hours of combined graduate level mathematics content and mathematics pedagogy courses as described below. **Education Core Courses**

AEP 800 Utilization of Technology - 3 credit hours

AEP 803 Educational Research - 3 credit hours

AEP 858 Data Analysis & Assessment - 3 credit hours

AEP 867 Instructional Design & Assessment - 3 credit hours

OR

MATH 870 Teaching Techniques in Mathematics - 3 credit hours

AEP 880 Cultural Diversity - 3 credit hours

**Mathematics Content Courses **(Choose for total of 9-12 hours)

MATH 631 Advanced Calculus I - 4 credit hours

MATH 645 Discrete Mathematical Models - 3 credit hours

MATH 650 Probability and Statistics - 3 credit hours

MATH 671 Theory of Numbers - 3 credit hours

MATH 673 Problems - 3 credit hours

MATH 805 Problems in the History of Mathematics - 3 credit hours

MATH 810 Abstract Algebra - 3 credit hours

MATH 831 Functions of a Complex Variable - 3 credit hours

**Mathematics Pedagogy Courses **(Choose for total of 6-9 hours)

MATH 881 Geometry and Measurement - 3 credit hours

MATH 882 Concepts of Algebra - 3 credit hours

MATH 883 Concepts of Calculus - 3 credit hours

MATH 885 Concepts of Probability and Statistics - 3 credit hours