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Mathematics Education Minor

Courses in the Mathematics Education Minor are intended for students interested in understanding how people learn mathematics, including students interested in teaching and a plethora of other careers that involve communicating mathematical ideas to others, as well as students who are curious about how they can become better learners.

Science Education Minor

Courses in the Science Education Minor are intended for students interested in understanding how people learn science, including students interested in teaching and a plethora of other careers that involve communicating scientific ideas to others, as well as students who are curious about how they can become better learners.

Math/Science Education Major Programs

Three majors are available to students interested in teaching—Mathematics Secondary Education Major, Chemical Education Major and General Physics/Secondary Education Major.  Students in these majors are encouraged to take courses in the Math and Science Education Minors, but of course are not eligible for a minor in the same discipline.

Current Course Offerings:

Fall 2016

  • Freshman Seminar (MATH 87)
  • CHEM 96/EDS 31 Introduction to Teaching Science
  • EDS 117 Language, Culture and Education
  • EDS 129A Introduction to Teaching and Learning (secondary)

Winter 2017

  • Freshman Seminars (MATH 87 and CHEM 87)
  • MATH 95/EDS 30 Introduction to Teaching Math
  • EDS 39 Practicum in Mathematics & Science Teaching/Learning
  • CHEM 187 Foundations of Teaching and Learning Science (part 1)
  • MATH 121A Foundations of Teaching and Learning Math (part 1)
  • EDS 129B Introduction to Teaching and Learning (secondary)

Spring 2017

  • Freshman Seminars (MATH 87 and CHEM 87)
  • MATH 95/EDS 30 Introduction to Teaching Math
  • CHEM 96/EDS 31 Introduction to Teaching Science
  • EDS 39 Practicum in Mathematics & Science Teaching/Learning
  • CHEM 188 Foundations of Teaching and Learning Science (part 2)
  • MATH 121B Foundations of Teaching and Learning Math (part 2)
  • EDS 129C Introduction to Teaching and Learning (secondary)

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