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Middle School Mathematics

Concentration coordinator: Erica Litke

Elementary Teacher Education (ETE) students who pursue this concentration can become eligible for middle school mathematics certification when they successfully complete the following courses with a grade of C- or better and pass the relevant Praxis II test identified on the Praxis II web page. Students must also have a minimum 2.75 GPA of 2.75 in their MATH courses, including MATH 251, 252, and 253, prior to enrolling in the student teaching experience EDUC 400.

Course Requirements

Please note: The following courses are required for students who entered UD in Fall 2015 or later. Please see the concentration requirements for the school year in which you entered UD if you entered the University in Spring 2015 or earlier.

Concentration Courses
MATH 217
Algebra for Middle School Teachers
(Fall semesters)
3
MATH 241
Analytic Geometry and Calculus A
4
MATH 222
Calculus II  OR  
MATH 242 Analytic Geometry and Calculus B
3-4
MATH 230
Finite Math with Applications
3
MATH 240
Geometry and Measurement for Middle School Teachers
(Spring semesters)
3
MATH 308
Historical Development of Mathematical Concepts and Ideas (Spring semesters)
3
STAT 200
Basic Statistical Practice  OR  
MATH 201 Introduction to Statistical Methods I
3
EDUC 406 Teaching Math in the Middle School 3
EDUC 400 Student Teaching: Middle School Mathematics 6

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