# Mathematics Education for Elementary Teachers

This program is designed to prepare candidates for grades K-8 elementary school teaching with a specialization in mathematics. In addition to meeting all the degree requirements set by Keene State College (mathematics, education, and integrative studies) and the certification requirements for elementary school teaching by the state of New Hampshire, graduates of this major, with sufficient teaching experience and graduate work, could become elementary school mathematics specialists in school districts.

## Integrative Studies Requirements

*40 credits minimum*

## Major Requirements

*40 credits minimum*

**Core Courses**

MATH 151 Calculus I

MATH 171 Structure of Number Systems

MATH 175 Data Analysis for Teachers

MATH 218 Computer Tools for Problem Solving

MATH 220 Mathematical Reasoning and Proof

MATH 275 Geometry for K-8 Teachers

MATH 337 Number Theory

MATH 375 Algebraic Concepts for K-8 Teachers

MATH 475 Issues and Trends in Math Education

Select **one** of the following:

- One mathematics elective at the 200 level or higher, excluding IIMATH 310 and IIMATH 315.
- MATH 152 Calculus II

## Electives

Select courses to reach a total of 120 credits for the degree.

## Degree Requirements

*120 credits*