## 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 have an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from an accredited institution, be admitted to the Graduate School (see

https://www.fhsu.edu/academic/gradschl/admission/), 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

MATH 886 Enrichment Topics in Mathematics - 1~3 credit hour(s)