School of Education

Math Teaching

The mathematics teaching major prepares students to teach mathematics at the secondary level, completing mathematics courses such as Calculus I, II, and III; Linear Algebra; Discrete Mathematical Structures; College Geometry; Abstract Algebra; Real Analysis; Problem Seminar; either Introductory Statistics with Applications or Mathematical Statistics; and either Differential Equations or Mathematical Models. Students must also meet requirements of the School of Education to meet professional teaching requirements.

What courses will I take?
 

  • Teaching as a Profession
  • Calculus I
  • Methods in Teaching Mathematics
  • Technology in the Classroom
  • Discrete Mathematical Structures

What experiences will I have?

In preparing for careers as mathematics educators, students participate in classroom observations as well as completing a semester of student teaching. Students may also volunteer for organizations like College Mentors for Kids in a variety of capacities that both serve the community and broaden their experience in working with young people.

How can I learn more?

The academic catalog contains additional information such as course descriptions. To set up a meeting with a faculty member in this area, please contact the Admissions Office.