Elementary Education Mathematics Minor

The Elementary Education program requires the completion of two elementary education teaching minors in addition to a planned program to fulfill the subject area requirements of the program. Students may choose from the subject areas of mathematics, social studies, and language arts. The early childhood minor is an optional minor and is in addition to the subject area major or minors required. A 2.75 GPA is required in the minor.

See Elementary Education, Bachelor of Science for additional program details.


Required Courses (number of credit hours in parentheses)
See Course Descriptions page for more information about each course.

MATH 218 Math for Elementary Teachers 1 (3)
MATH 219 Math for Elementary Teachers 2 (3)
MATH 317 Geometry for Elementary and Middle School Teachers (3)
MATH 318 Statistics for Teachers (3)
MATH 319 Math Modeling and Problem Solving (3)
MATH 326 Discrete Math for Teachers (3)
MATH 418 Teaching Elementary and Middle School Mathematics (3)


Contact Information

Mathematics Department Contact: Sandra Brigance
Email: SandraBrigance@ferris.edu
Office Location: ASC 2040
Phone: (231) 591-5032


School of Education Information:

Bishop Hall Room 421
1349 Cramer Circle
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: (231) 591-5361