M.S. Teaching & Learning - Math Teaching Licensure

The Master of Science in Teaching and Learning with a Mathematics and Science Licensure Concentration program consists of 10 three-credit core courses and 1 six-credit course, listed in the suggested order of completion:

Recommended order of courses for the M.S. in Teaching and Learning - Math Teaching Licensure program:

Note: This order of courses is based on the Winter 2017-2018 catalog.  If you started this program prior to the Winter 2017-2018 trimester, you may have a different list of required classes.  Please refer to a previous academic catalog to view your required courses.  You can view your catalog year from your Student Portal by clicking on Degree Progress Details. All previous catalogs are available in the Student Portal, on the bottom of the main page

  • RES501* - Fundamentals of Research and Writing (Not required for all students)
  • OTL501 - Educator Effectiveness Required Co-Requisite with:
  • OTL590 - Student Teaching I
  • OTL502 - Learning Theories and Models of Instruction
  • OTL516 - Effective Mathematics Instruction
  • OTL539- Theory and Practice in Backward Design  (Students taking OTL540K will not be able to apply this credit towards any program requiring OTL540)
  • OTL547 - Evaluation and Assessment (Students taking OTL541K will not be able to apply this credit towards any program requiring OTL541)
  • OTL565 - Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in the Differentiated Classroom taken as a Co-Requisite with:
  • OTL591 - Student Teaching II
  • OTL504 - Social, Ethical and Legal Issues in 21st Century Learning
  • OTL545 - Technology and Innovation
  • OTL568 - Action Research
  • OTL579 - Research-Based Professional Project OR OTL581 - Capstone - Researching Effective Educational Programming  (Prerequisite: All core courses)

You can access  copy of the sample syllabus for each of these courses through the booklist. Just click on the course code in the left hand column. For course descriptions, please visit the current academic catalog.