2017-2018 Graduate Catalog


Mathematics, MAT

Requirements

The Master of Arts in Teaching program includes 24 hours of graduate mathematics courses and at least nine hours of graduate education courses. The MAT Program totals 36 hours. The remaining three-hour course may be chosen in either graduate mathematics or education, with approval of the MAT graduate program director.

Mathematics coursework must include

MATH 50253Abstract Algebra I

3

MATH 50503Real Analysis I

3

MATH 60023Survey of Mathematical Problems I

3

All 50000-level courses count towards the MAT degree, subject to University limitations.

Graduate education coursework shall include at least 9 hours from the following:

EDMT Any EDMT 50000 level 3 hours course

3

EDSP 50663Motivating and Managing Students in the Classroom

3

EDSP 58003Methods for Students with Mathematics Learning Differences

3

EDSP 60233Understanding Exceptional Children and Youth At-Risk

3

EDUC 50003Diversity in American Education

3

EDUC 60213Psychology of Thinking and Learning

3

EDUC 60253Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education

3

EDUC 60313Educational Assessment

3

EDUC 60980Advanced Clinical Teaching

1.00-6.00

*EDUC 60980 requires 6 hours.

Students seeking a secondary certificate in mathematics must independently apply to and be accepted by the Teacher Education Program in the TCU College of Education upon their enrollment in the MAT Program. Note that additional coursework is likely and will be determined by the College of Education, depending upon the student's background.