WHAT IS MATHEMATICS EDUCATION?
This major is part of the Education Exploration Group
The secondary mathematics program prepares graduates for certification in mathematics for grades 7-12. Majors are prepared to teach mathematics at the middle school, as well as subject areas such as algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus. Students complete general education requirements, a 36-credit subject area major in Mathematics, and required courses in professional education.
HOW TO DECLARE:
APPLICATION REQUIRED. Applicants MUST complete 54 credits of undergraduate coursework by the end of the spring semester prior to their official admission to the program. Strong GPA and interview required. Find more information and the application here.
HELPFUL INTRO COURSES:
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EDCI 2100 - Power, Privilege, and Public Education (Gen Ed: CA 2 and CA 4)
UNIV 1810 - FYE Learning Community Seminar (Education for Social Change)
MATH 1131Q - Calculus 1 (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: Q Course)
MATH 1132Q - Calculus 2 (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: Q Course)
MATH 2110Q - Multivariable Calculus (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: Q Course)
POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:
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Directed Reading Mentor Program
Math Research Experience for Undergraduates
Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Second Chance Educational Alliance
Teacher Education Student Association
Women in Math, Science, and Engineering Club