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The Johns Hopkins University - School of Education SUPPLEMENTAL CONTENT WORKSHEET MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING: SECONDARY EDUCATION – MATHEMATICS Applicant: E-mail: Reviewer: Telephone (H): Telephone (W/Cell): Date: Applicants seeking certification as secondary mathematics teachers must have both breadth and depth of background in the content area demonstrated by a major in mathematics or approximately 36 credits in mathematics course work or equivalent documented experience. The applicant’s background should include knowledge in several of the following areas in credited courses or equivalent experience: Undergraduate Institution(s):______________________ Undergraduate degree:_________ major:___________________ minor:___________________ Graduate degree(s):____________ GPA: Cum._____________/last 60 credits___________ Has Needs Numbers, number theory and number systems Euclidean and other geometries Descriptive/inferential statistics, probability Calculus Graph theory, recurrence relations, linear programming, differential equations, matrices, and combinatorics Linear algebra, abstract algebra Historical developments in math Other Math SUMMARY of Content Requirements to fulfill: Content Need Project Type # Units Comment Completed? Note: The above recommendations may be taken concurrently with the graduate program as determined by the advisor. Revised 07/08 (yellow) Math Supplemental Content Worksheet Guide Applicants need a balance of course work in each of the knowledge areas. Courses that are applicable to each area are listed below. There may be others. Consult applicants for explanation of course titles that are unclear or non-specific. Knowledge Area Possible Course topics/course titles Discrete Math Numerical Analysis Numbers, number theory and number systems Algorithms and Computation Finite Math Logic and Reasoning Euclidean and other geometries Statistics in a Content Area Descriptive/inferential statistics, probability Research Methods in a Content Area Quantitative Methods in a Content Area Real Analysis Calculus Complex Variables Multi-variable Calculus/Analysis Applied Mathematics Graph theory, recurrence relations, linear programming, differential equations, Intro to Engineering Sciences matrices, and combinatorics Applied Economics Set Theory Linear algebra, abstract algebra Mathematical Modeling Historical developments in math Origins of Mathematics Senior seminar courses Capstone courses Other Math (used to unify content and give applicants the “big” picture) Revised 07/08 (yellow)