This concentration offers majors in middle school education exposure to areas of higher mathematics which will enhance their understanding of the middle school mathematics curriculum. It is intended to be one of two areas of concentration for middle school educators who wish to pursue two different concentration areas. A student must successfully complete, at Fontbonne, a minimum of 50 percent of the credit hours required for the concentration. See the middle school education major of this catalog.
Demonstrate problem-solving skills using appropriate mathematical concepts, structures, algorithms and tools.
Apply mathematical knowledge and critical thinking skills to solve problems outside the discipline of mathematics.
Communicate accurately and effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
Recognize legal and ethical responsibilities and make subsequent informed judgments related to the practice of mathematics.
Courses Required for the Concentration (23 credits)