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  • What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate from this Elementary Mathematics - Additional Endorsement program?

    The job placement rate for students who completed this program in 2012-2013 is *%.

    * This institution is not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.

  • How long will it take me to complete this Elementary Mathematics - Additional Endorsement program?

    The program is designed to take 9 months to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2012-2013, *% finished in 9 months.

    *Less than 10 students completed this program in 2012-13. The number who finished within the normal time has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • What financing options are available to help me pay for this Elementary Mathematics - Additional Endorsement program?

    Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:

    Federal loans: *
    Private education loans: *
    Institutional financing plan: *

    * Less than 10 graduates received loans. Median amounts are withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the loan recipients.

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Elementary Mathematics - Additional Endorsement Postbaccalaureate Certificate from Baker College

Additional Endorsement - Elementary MathematicsPostbaccalaureate Certificate

Add to your knowledge and skills.

Take your teaching career a step higher.

Elementary school teachers usually instruct one class of students in several subjects. They use a variety of activities, computers, books, art, and music to teach fundamental skills, explore talents, solve problems, and develop thought processes that students will use throughout their lives. Teachers also use activities as a vehicle to teach students how to interact socially and work cooperatively.

Discover Your Career Options with Elementary Mathematics - Additional Endorsement

Career Facts

$53,090

Median salary for Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers

12%

Estimated employment increase by 2022

$60,050

Median salary for Instructional Coordinators

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Overview

Baker’s Elementary Mathematics - Additional Endorsement postbaccalaureate program provides the knowledge and skills needed to add a mathematics endorsement to your existing Michigan Elementary Teaching Certificate.

Our program is designed to get you teaching your new specialty as quickly as possible, and incorporates some of the most advanced instructional technologies with the most proven educational approaches. When you complete the program, and pass the required state test, you will be you eligible to apply for the endorsement.

Course Information

Program Conditional Requirements:
Bachelor degree

Requirements45 Hours
Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
MTH 124
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4 Quarter Hours

Analyzes trigonometric functions, their properties, solution of right and oblique triangles, radian measure, graphs, trigonometric equations, and applications.

Prerequisite(s):
C or better in MTH 112.
Trigonometry4
MTH 140
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5 Quarter Hours

Studies functions, their inverses, graphs, and properties. Specifically polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions are explored. Students solve equations and real-world problems involving these functions. Graphing calculators are an integral part of this course.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 124
Pre-Calculus5
MTH 141
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4 Quarter Hours

Focuses on the topics of functions, limits, continuity, the process of taking derivatives, and the application of derivatives such as related rates, curve sketching, and optimization problems.

Prerequisite(s):
Education majors: MTH 140. All other majors: B- or better in MTH 124.
Calculus I4
MTH 211A
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4 Quarter Hours

Introduces the principles of key mathematical concepts in a problem-solving environment. Focuses on number sense and numeration, whole number operations, fractions and decimals, computational algorithms, patterns, relations, functions, and informal algebra. Includes a variety of materials, activities, and strategies for teaching elementary school mathematics.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 111
Number Concepts for Educators4
MTH 315A
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4 Quarter Hours

Builds algebraic thinking through examination of patterns and relationships, logic, and functions as well as developing appropriate symbolic forms to represent and analyze mathematical situations and structures. Multiple representations of situations are used and the interrelationships of these representations are stressed. Attention is given to developing proportional reasoning by investigating number theory, ratio and proportion, and decimals and percents as extensions of the whole number system.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 112, MTH 211A
Algebraic Thinking and Proportional Reasoning4
MTH 331
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4 Quarter Hours

Introduces a variety of materials, activities, physical models, manipulatives, and dynamic software as learning tools. This course analyzes characteristics and properties of two and three dimensional geometric objects and their measurement using different representational systems; it also analyzes mathematical situations and uses visualization and spatial reasoning to solve problems both within and outside mathematics.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 211A
Geometry for Elementary Teachers4
MTH 340
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4 Quarter Hours

Focuses on the applications of discrete mathematics in computer science. This course includes set theory, propositional logic, relations, Boolean algebra, and minimization of equations.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 124
Discrete Mathematics4
MTH 371
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4 Quarter Hours

Introduces students to statistical methods common to educators. Students will learn how to collect, analyze, present, summarize and interpret data using graphical and numerical methods; calculate probability and apply probability distributions; and apply linear regression analysis. (Online only)

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 112
Probability and Statistics for Educators4
MTH 411A
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4 Quarter Hours

Makes and investigates mathematical conjectures. Develops and evaluates mathematical arguments and proofs. Selects and uses various types of reasoning and methods of proof as appropriate ways to foster systematic thinking, conjecturing, and marshaling of evidence that are precursors to formal mathematical argumentation.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 140, MTH 315A, MTH 340
Reasoning and Proof for Elementary Educators4
MTH 421A
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4 Quarter Hours

Uses electronic technologies to help elementary school students understand mathematics. Calculators, graphers, and computers are used in a laboratory setting to investigate patterns; test conjectures; explore and analyze data; connect numerical, symbolic, and graphical representations; visualize geometric concepts; and investigate and solve real-world problems.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 211A
Math Technology for Educators4
MTH 491
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4 Quarter Hours

Familiarizes students with the professional community of mathematics educators and with state and national curricula and assessment standards with a focus on elementary mathematics. This course explores the historical development of mathematics. This is the capstone course for elementary mathematics majors.

Prerequisite(s):
Senior status, Program Director/Dean approval.
Senior Seminar: Elementary Mathematics4

Quarter Hours Required for Graduation: 45

Program Description

This program provides teachers with the knowledge and skills needed to add a mathematics endorsement to an existing Michigan Elementary Teaching Certificate. Upon completing the program and passing the required state test, teachers will be eligible to apply for the endorsement.

Accreditation

Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.ncahlc.org

Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

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FAQ's

  • What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate from this Elementary Mathematics - Additional Endorsement program?

    The job placement rate for students who completed this program in 2012-2013 is *%.

    * This institution is not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.

  • How long will it take me to complete this Elementary Mathematics - Additional Endorsement program?

    The program is designed to take 9 months to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2012-2013, *% finished in 9 months.

    *Less than 10 students completed this program in 2012-13. The number who finished within the normal time has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • What financing options are available to help me pay for this Elementary Mathematics - Additional Endorsement program?

    Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:

    Federal loans: *
    Private education loans: *
    Institutional financing plan: *

    * Less than 10 graduates received loans. Median amounts are withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the loan recipients.

Mark Roessing, Baker College Graduate
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Admissions at Baker wanted to make sure I was getting the most for my money.

Mark Roessing