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Mathematics: Secondary Education (BS)

Is Math in your Path?

Utilize your passion for numbers and prepare future mathematicians by earning a degree in Mathematics Secondary Education. As a graduate of this program, you’ll be a master in teaching mathematics from algebra to calculus to statistics.

Study the sequences, series, polar coordinates, and improper integrals of Calculus II, and learn about different geometries such as transformational geometry, three-dimensional geometry, and non-Euclidean geometries in Modern Geometry. Additionally, core courses in education like Educational Psychology and Secondary/Middle Content Area will prepare you for the classroom.

Yearlong student teaching residency

As a Mathematics Secondary Education student, you will complete a yearlong residency/student teaching capstone experience. You’ll have the opportunity to get real-life classroom experience, while still learning from professional mentors.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the BS degree in Mathematics Secondary Education, students will:

  • Have strong foundational knowledge in mathematics AND teaching
  • Be able to communicate mathematical terms and concepts effectively
  • Utilize educational technology
  • Be able to solve real-world problems using mathematical techniques

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