Mathematics Education (6-12, Licensure)

A Mathematics Education major combines the study of mathematics with education courses that will prepare you for teacher licensure.
Degree Type: BA

Program Highlights

  • Broad range of study including advanced math courses such as probability, statistics, linear algebra, abstract algebra, real analysis, complex analysis, and discrete mathematics
  • Strong preparation for graduate school
  • Education courses leading to initial teacher licensure
  • Math Center for tutoring or help with homework

What You’ll Study

The Mathematics Education major requires 127 credit hours. You’ll take 鶹ý general education courses and School of Sciences Support Requirements, plus courses in:

  • Abstract algebra
  • Calculus
  • Differential equations
  • Discrete math
  • Geometry
  • Linear algebra


As a math teacher, you can play an important role in training the next generation of math students. The nationwide demand for math teachers is high.

Is a Mathematics Education Major for You?

If you have interest in more than one or two of these skills and interests, this major may be for you:

  • Teaching
  • Problem solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Mathematics

Meet the Faculty

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