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Mathematics Education, BS

What will I study?

In conjunction with the Division of Teacher Education's commitment to build Christlike character, the Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics Education provides preparation for teaching mathematics on the high school level (9th - 12th grades). Students will become knowledgeable of mathematical content, have an understanding of student needs and diversity, and develop sound pedagogy (the ability to plan and communicate content to the students). This program requires 72 credits of mathematics content, psychology and education which will produce mathematics teachers who are well rounded, competent, pedagogically skilled and dedicated to their profession.

Program Learning Outcomes
The student will ...
-- Present mathematical content within the framework of a biblical worldview.
-- Solve problems in theoretical and applied settings in a variety of mathematical contexts.
-- Progress logically from premises to valid conclusions in a variety of mathematical contexts.
-- Exemplify current pedagogical skills in teaching mathematics.

What classes will I take?

Future Careers

Some of the career opportunities available to our mathematics education graduates are:

  • Teaching Mathematics
  • Administration of Christian Schools
  • Missionary Work
  • Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Actuary Services (Insurance)
  • Law
  • Graduate School

We receive approximately 50-75 requests for math teachers each year, and we graduate about ten. Also, we anticipate the number of requests for math teachers will be increasing in the coming years. There is a wide open door of opportunity for you in this area if you believe the Lord is leading you in this direction.

A Christian School Recruitment Conference is sponsored by the Career Services office each February. Over 100 administrators and principals from many states and some foreign countries gather to interview and hire new teachers for their schools. This conference will give you many opportunities to find a place of service after you graduate. In addition, students can network with schools through our online placement service, CareerCentral. Hundreds of employment opportunities are posted annually. The Career Services office also helps students by holding seminars on resume preparation and interview techniques.

Career Services can help you prepare for job hunting and networking with employers.

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