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2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Mathematics and Science for Professional Educators Minor (R)

The minor in Mathematics and Science for Professional Educators offers a preservice teacher a background in how young students learn math and science and strategies for effective instruction. The focus is not for preservice teachers of secondary math or science but is aimed at preservice teachers of other areas to give them a better understanding of both math and science concepts for their personal lives as well as how best to work with their future students who are in the process of learning those concepts.

REAL Curriculum

This minor fulfills the R area of the REAL Curriculum. Students develop scientific and quantitative reasoning skills as they both learn concepts in the fields as well as how students learn about these skills and effective strategies for teaching those students. Students need majors and/or minors to fulfill the E, A, and L areas to complete the REAL Curriculum requirements.

General Education Requirements

General Education courses will be denoted below with a (GE). Students are required to take at least 30 credit hours of general education designated courses within their degree requirements. The Anthropological Sciences minor includes a minimum of 7 general education credits.

Minor Requirements (15-18 credits)

Electives (5-8 credits)

Choose 5 to 8 credits from the following courses:

Total Credits Needed for Minor 15-18