Science and Mathematics Education Department
Collegiate Mathematics Education Option
This option is designed for individuals preparing to become mathematics education specialists within a collegiate mathematics department. Hour totals listed in each category constitute minimum values.
Mathematics
Competency requirements:
Major Area requirements: Mathematics Education
SED 611, 612, 613, 621, 622, 623 (these 3credit courses include review of literature, qualitative and quantitative research design, research and evaluation project), SED 588 (3) Mathematics Curriculum, SED 595 (3) Assessment and Evaluation, SED 596 (3) College Teaching Methods 
36 hours 
Other graduate courses elected to complete the Major Area requirements may be selected from, but not limited to: technology, history and/or philosophy of mathematics, history and/or philosophy of education, sociology, human development, psychology, anthropology, or freechoice/nonformal learning. 

Research Competency St 511 (4) and 512 (4) or equivalent 
8 hours 
Dissertation 
36 hours 
Minor Area requirements: Mathematics


The Minor Area for the Mathematics College Teaching Option is mathematics. The Minor Area requirements normally include graduate mathematics coursework that meets the competency requirements described above (for example, earning an M.S. degree in Mathematics at OSU). 
30 hours 
Minimum Total 
110 hours 
Fax: (541) 7370517, Email: tpdick@math.oregonstate.edu