Buffalo State

Graduate Catalog 2016-2017

Mathematics Education (7–12; PTCP)

Postbaccalaureate Teacher Certification Program

Program Code: UG-PBC-NS

Major Code: MTS

HEGIS 1701.01

Mathematics Department

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Accredited

Hongliang Xu, Chair

Bishop Hall 317, (716) 878-5621

http://mathematics.buffalostate.edu/

Enrollment in all teacher education programs follows the guidelines for "Admission to Teacher Education Programs" found in this catalog.  Applicants who do not yet meet all admissions criteria should consult with the department.

The mathematics education (7-12) postbaccalaureate teacher certification program leads to eligibility for a New York State initial certificate to teach mathematics in grades 7-12. This program is designed for students who have earned a baccalaureate degree in mathematics from an accredited college or university and intend to complete coursework required for New York State certification to teach mathematics.

After successfully completing the teacher certification program and passing required New York State teacher certification exams, students are eligible to apply for New York State certification through the Teacher Certification Office, Chase Hall 222. No degree or certificate is awarded by Buffalo State.

Financial Assistance: For financial aid purposes, students are considered fifth-year undergraduates, eligible for undergraduate loans.

Admission Requirements:

  1. A bachelor’s degree in mathematics or an applied mathematics field from an accredited college or university with 36 credit hours of mathematics courses and a minimum GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale) in mathematics courses.
  2. Two years of high school or one year of college-level foreign language.

In addition, all applicants should review the Admission to a Graduate Program section in this catalog.

Program Requirements

Requirements may be fulfilled entirely with graduate courses, entirely with undergraduate courses or with a combination of undergraduate and graduate courses. Graduate-level courses are numbered 500 and higher; undergraduate-level courses are numbered 100–499.

Mathematics Education Courses

18-25 cr

Select one course from the following:

MED 200

Field Experience in Secondary Education Mathematics

MED 500

Practicum I: Graduate Field Experience in Secondary Mathematics Education

Select one course from the following:

MED 307

Uses of Technology in the Teaching of Mathematics

MED 607

Technology in Mathematics Education

Select one option from the following:

MED 308W

Methods in the Teaching of Secondary School Mathematics and

MED 300

Field Experience: Methods in the Teaching of Secondary School Mathematics (1)

or

 

MED 601

Seminar in the Teaching of Mathematics

Select one course from the following:

MED 383W

Learning and Teaching Problem Solving

MED 683

Problem Solving and Problem Posing

Select one option from the following:

MED 407

Student Teaching of Mathematics in Junior High/Middle School (6)

MED 408

Student Teaching of Mathematics in High School (6)

or

 

MED 501

Practicum II: Practice Teaching Mathematics in the Middle School

MED 502

Practicum III: Practice Teaching Mathematics in the High School

Professional Education Courses

13-15 cr

Select one course from the following:

SPF 303

Educational Psychology: Middle and Secondary Education

SPF 503

Educational Psychology: Middle and Secondary Education

Select one course from the following:

SPF 403

Historical and Philosophical Forces Influencing Secondary Education

SPF 525

Philosophy of Education

Select one course from the following:

EDU 417

Adolescent Literacy

EDU 609

Literacy Instruction in the Upper Grades

Select one course from the following:

EDU 416

Teaching Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools

EDU 513

Survey of Reading Instruction

Select one course from the following:

EXE 100

Nature and Needs of Individuals with Special Needs

MED 524

Mathematics Instruction at the Secondary Level (1)

Total Required Credit Hours

31-40 cr

All courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise indicated.

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Graduate Programs by School

Adult Education (M.S. and Graduate Certificate)

Applied Economics (M.A.)

Art Conservation (M.A. and C.A.S.)

Art Education (M.S.Ed.)

Art Education (PTCP)

Biology (M.A.)

Biology Education (7–12, M.S.Ed.)

Business and Marketing Education (M.S.Ed.)

Business and Marketing Education (PTCP)

Career and Technical Education (M.S.Ed.)

Career and Technical Education (PTCP)

Chemistry Education (7–12; M.S.Ed.)

Childhood and Early Childhood Curriculum and Instruction (M.S.Ed.)

Childhood and Early Childhood Education (Birth–Grade 6; M.S.Ed.)

Creative Studies (M.S.)

Creativity and Change Leadership (Graduate Certificate)

Criminal Justice (M.S.)

Earth Science Education (7-12), M.S.Ed.

Economics

Educational Technology (M.S.Ed.)

Educational Leadership (C.A.S.) - Building

Educational Leadership (C.A.S.) - Building & District

English (M.A.)

English Education (7–12; M.S.Ed.)

English Education (7–12; PTCP)

Foreign Language Education (1-6 Extension; 7-12) (M.S.Ed.)

Forensic Science (M.S.)

French Education (7–12; PTCP)

Great Lakes Ecosystem Science (M.A.)

Great Lakes Ecosystem Science (M.S.)

Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration (M.S.)

History (M.A.)

Human Resource Development (Graduate Certificate)

Industrial Technology (M.S.)

Literacy Specialist (Birth Through Grade 12; M.S.Ed.)

Mathematics Education (7–12; M.S.Ed.)

Mathematics Education (7–12; PTCP)

Mathematics Education (7–12; 5–6 Extension; PTCP)

Multidisciplinary Studies (M.A. and M.S.)

Museum Studies (M.A.)

Museum Studies (Graduate Certificate)

Music Education (M.M.)

Physics Education (7–12; M.S.Ed.)

Physics Education (7–12; M.S.Ed. with Alternative Certification)

Professional Applied and Computational Mathematics (M.S.)

Public Administration in Public and Nonprofit Management (M.P.A.)

Public Management (Graduate Certificate)

Public Relations M.S.

Science Education (M.S.Ed.)

Social Studies Education (7-12; M.S.Ed.)

Social Studies Education (7-12; PTCP)

Social Studies Education (7-12; 5-6 Extension; PTCP)

Spanish Education (7-12; PTCP)

Special Education

Speech-Language Pathology (M.S.Ed.)

Teaching Bilingual Exceptional Individuals

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Technology Education (M.S.Ed.)

Technology Education (PTCP)

Guide to Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

ACM - Applied & Computational Mathematics

ADE - Adult Education

AED - Art Education

ATS - Art Therapy Studies

BIO - Biology

BME - Business and Marketing Education

BUS - Business

BXE - Bilingual Exceptional Education

CHE - Chemistry

CIS - Computer Information Systems

CNS - Art Conservation

COM - Communication

CRJ - Criminal Justice

CRS - Creative Studies

CTE - Career and Technical Education

DAN - Dance

DED - Distributive Education

DES - Design

ECO - Economics

ECS - Elementary Education

EDL - Educational Leadership

EDU - Elementary Education

EDT - Educational Technology

ENG - English

ENT - Engineering Technology

ESL - English as a Second Language

EXE - Exceptional Education

FAR - Fine Arts

FIN - Finance

FLE - Foreign Language Education

FOR - Forensic Science

FRE - French

GEG - Geography

GES - Geology

GLC - Great Lakes Center

HEA - Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration

HEW - Health and Wellness

HIS - History

HPR - Coaching and Physical Education

INT - Industrial Technology

MAT - Mathematics

MCL - Modern and Classical Languages

MED - Mathematics Education

MET - Mechanical Engineering Technology

MST - Museum Studies

MUS - Music

NFS - Dietetics and Nutrition

OEC - Occupational Education

PAD - Public Administration

PHI - Philosophy

PHY - Physics

PLN - Planning

PSC - Political Science

PSM - Professional Science and Mathematics

PSY - Psychology

SCI - Science

SLP - Speech Language Pathology

SOC - Sociology

SPA - Spanish

SPF - Social Psychological Foundations

SSE - Social Studies Education

SWK - Social Work

TEC - Technology

TED - Technology Education

THA - Theater Arts

UED - Urban Education

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