Current Courses Offered
Here is a partial list of courses that are planned to be offered for the mathematics education doctoral program.
Courses in bold-face type are required program courses. Consult with your Advisor and Guidance Committee for recommended courses and additional course offerings.
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- MTHE 926 Proseminar in Mathematics Education I, Fall Semesters
- MTHE 927 Proseminar in Mathematics Education II, Spring Semesters
- TE 950 Mathematical Ways of Knowing, Spring Semester of odd years
- MTHE 954 Design and Methods in Mathematics Education Research, Fall Semesters
Commonly used courses for the minimum of 3 research methods courses (at least one qualitative and one quantitative course) are:
- TE 931 Introduction to Qualitative Methods in Educational Research, Semesters: Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
- TE 939 Advanced Qualitative Methods
- CEP 933 Quantitative Methods in Educational Research II, Fall and Spring Semesters
See the MSU Schedule of Courses for many additional 900-level research methods courses in the College of Education.
MTHE 995 Research Practicum, Spring Semesters
Mathematics and Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching
Some options are:
- MTHE 840 Critical Content of School Mathematics: Numbers and Operations, Spring Semester, 2021
- MTHE 841 Critical Content of School Mathematics: Algebra, Spring Semester, 2022
- MTHE 842 Critical Content of School Mathematics: Geometry, Spring Semester, 2023
- MTHE 879 Teaching College Mathematics, Fall Semester of even years
- CEP 913 Psychology and Pedagogy of Mathematics, Fall Semester of odd years
- MTHE 997 Special Topics courses will be listed as courses are planned.
- See MTH and STT schedules for more courses.
Area of Concentration
Courses will vary depending on student's unique interests.