May 26, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, M.A. (Non-Thesis Portfolio Option)

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About the Program

The requirements listed below are in addition to the university and Graduate School  requirements. A student must fill out a degree plan after the end of the first long semester and before the start of the second long semester in the program. Each student’s program of study and committee must be approved by a graduate program representative from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

This degree is offered primarily for those students who wish to teach mathematics at the secondary level or at a junior/community college. This program consists of 36 hours of graduate work and the creation of a Portfolio. The portfolio will serve as written evidence of the experience and expertise acquired during the course of completing the M.A. degree. A minor in an approved area outside mathematics is permitted. Normally, work in the student’s second field of certification or work towards the Professional Teacher’s Certificate will be an acceptable minor area.

This plan calls for 36 hours of course work and the creation of a Portfolio. Of the 36 hours of course work at least 24 hours must be in mathematics. Of the 6 sequences listed below, the student must complete at least three or the equivalent:

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