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About the M. Ed. Program

About the Program

I. Professional Development (9 cr.)

Required (6 cr.)

ELMA 650 Curriculum and Instruction in Elementary School Mathematics 3 cr.

EDSP 704 Advanced Educational Psychology 3 cr.

Elective (3 cr.)

Chosen from graduate course offerings of the Department of Professional Studies in Education and the Department of Special Education and Clinical Services. Students should consult their advisor concerning prerequisities and appropriateness before scheduling these courses.

II. Educational Research (3 cr.)

GSR 615 Elements of Research 3 cr.

III. Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics Education Electives (6 cr.)

ELMA 651 The Laboratory Approach to Teaching Mathematics 3 cr.

ELMA 652 Diagnosis and Remedial Teaching of Mathematics 3 cr.

ELMA 653 Mathematics for the Gifted Student 3 cr.

ELMA 654 Teaching Problem Solving in the Elementary and Middle School 3 cr.

ELMA 655 Mathematics for Early Childhood 3 cr.

ELMA 698 Supervised Internship 3 cr.

ELMA 699 Elementary Math - Independent Study 3 cr.

ELMA 795 Thesis* 3 cr.

IV. Subject Matter Concentration Electives

Option 1 (9 cr.); Option 2 (15 cr.)

ELMA 517 Introduction to Probability and Statistics

ELMA 520 Pre-calculus Mathematics I

ELMA 556 Principles of Geometry I

ELMA 557 Introduction to Number Theory

ELMA 558 Introduction to Logic and Logical Games

ELMA 559 Computer-Related Topics in the Elementary and Middle School

ELMA 571 Basic Concepts of Algebra

ELMA 601 Basic Concepts in Mathematics I

ELMA 602 Basic Concepts in Mathematics II

ELMA 603 Teaching the Metric System

ELMA 681 Special Topics

V. Electives (3 cr.)

Chosen from other courses in categories I, III, and IV above.

*ELMA 795 is required for Option 1 only.

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    210 South Tenth Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
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