Mathematics Education Minor

Students pursuing a minor in Mathematics Education will be required to take courses that introduce them to teaching, mathematics education topics, and mathematical content to solidify their understanding of secondary mathematics. In addition to the required courses, students will choose electives of interest from options in Education and Mathematics, in consultation with the minor advisor.

Completion of this minor does not lead to teaching certification. Students should meet with the minor advisor to discuss potential pathways and to determine what additional courses are needed.

Academic Policies - Minors

Required Courses
MATH 700Introduction to Mathematics Education 14
or MATH 709 Teaching of Mathematics in Grades 6-12
MATH 624Analysis of Secondary School Mathematics 14
EDUC 500Exploring Teaching 14
Select one of the following options:8
Option 1: Select one MATH and one EDUC course from the list below.
Option 2: Select two MATH courses from the list below. Only one 500-level course may be taken.
Mathematical Proof 1
Introduction to Linear Algebra 1
Linear Algebra for Applications
Introduction to Mathematics Education 1
Teaching of Mathematics in Grades 6-12
Geometry 1
Historical Foundations of Mathematics 1
Senior Seminar (Math Ed Section) 1
Teaching Race
Peer to Peer Mentoring for Students with Disabilities
Educational Perspectives in Critical Times 1
Human Development & Learning: Cultural Perspectives 1
Classroom Management: Creating Positive Learning Environments
Methods of Inclusive Secondary Education: Literacies, Learning, and Transitions 1
Total Credits20

Course is required for the BS in Mathematics Education: Secondary Option and/or for teacher certification through UNH. Students in other majors who wish to pursue mathematics teacher certification could take some of these courses as program electives or as part of a master’s degree that leads to certification.