Mathematics courses for prospective elementary and middle grades teachers at the University of Georgia


Math for elementary school teachers: for teachers who will be certified to teach PreK through grade 5.

New math content courses offered in the Department of Mathematics as of Fall 2010:

Early childhood majors can fulfill the core math requirements with MATH 2001, 2002 and are strongly encouraged to take these courses, even if they have fulfilled the core and even if they have taken more advanced courses, such as calculus. Here’s why. Students need either MATH 2003 or MATH 5001 to enter the program leading to grades PreK – 5 certification.

Prior to Fall 2010, all students who earned a degree leading to certification to teach grades PreK – 5 took the following at UGA:

Links to recent course webpages and syllabi (and webpages/syllabi of similar courses for prospective middle grades teachers).

Older links


Math for middle grades teachers: for teachers who will be certified to teach grades 4 – 8 and have math as a first or second area of specialty.

Mathematics content courses offered in the Department of Mathematics:

Here are links to recent syllabi and webpages for these courses (and similar courses for prospective elementary teachers).

Mathematics methods courses offered in the Department of Mathematics and Science Education:

Here are links to recent syllabi for these courses.

Revised October, 2010