- Provides a strong credential in elementary mathematics education
- Supports a career goal of elementary mathematics specialist (EMS)
- Graduates have found jobs with ease
- Number Systems
- Patterns, Functions, Algebra
- Geometry and Data Analysis
- Discrete Structures with Proof
- Calculus I & II
- Upper-level mathematics elective
- Mathematics for Elementary School (PreK-8)
- Active-learning pedagogy in mathematics
- Foundations of Secondary Mathematics
Designed to educate elementary mathematics specialists
Active and collaborative learning
15-25:1 student faculty ratio
The Advanced Mathematics for Elementary Education major is an excellent choice for students seeking licensure in Elementary or Special Education who wish to earn a strong credential in elementary mathematics education in order to pursue a career goal of elementary mathematics specialist (EMS). Students in this major must simultaneously be enrolled in one of the following B.S.E. degree programs:
Elementary Education with Licensure (1-6), B.S.E. Special Education: Moderate Disabilities with Licensure (PreK-8), B.S.E.
Students are accepted into the program only with the approval of the mathematics department chair.
Requirements for the B.S. in Advanced Mathematics for Elementary Education:
The University Common Core (use core for BSE degree courses). The Major.
For the University Common Core, specific WSU core courses are required for Education students; see their list of "Common Core Coursework for Early Childhood, Elementary, and Special Education Majors." Students should consult with their Education advisor to choose appropriate University Common Core courses.