Secondary Mathematics Education, Certificate

Program Director: Christy Graybeal Ph.D. graybeal@hood.edu; 301-696-3838

This 15-credit certificate program is designed for current middle and high school mathematics teachers. It combines courses in mathematics and education, and focuses on the mathematics covered in Maryland’s Core Learning Goals.

This program does not lead to initial teaching certification.

Application Requirements

Submit one official transcript reflecting the highest degree conferred.

Requirements for the Certificate

Required:

MATH 505Discrete Math

3.0

Two of the following sequences:

Sequence 1:

MATH 501Explorations in Geometry

3.0

EDUC 551The Teaching of Geometry

3.0

Sequence 2:

MATH 502Explorations in Algebra

3.0

EDUC 552The Teaching of Algebra

3.0

Sequence 3:

MATH 500Statistics

3.0

EDUC 595The Teaching of Statistics & Probability: Decision Making with Mathematics

3.0

Exceptions to these requirements may be granted on a case-by-case basis, depending on the student’s education and experience.

Other courses which may be substituted for individual students:

EDUC 596The Teaching of Mathematical Modeling: Strategies for Contemporary Problems

3.0

MATH 507/MATH 407Introduction to Graph Theory

3.0

MATH 509/MATH 409Elementary Number Theory

3.0

MATH 546/MATH 446Operations Research

3.0

MATH 599Special Topics

3.0