Mathematics with Secondary Education Licensure

Mathematics with Secondary Education Licensure

Be sound in your logic.

Excellent mathematicians prepared to engage in classroom settings are in high demand. We will equip you with not only the fundamental knowledge of problem-solving and logic, but also with the ability to translate that knowledge into effective lessons for your students.

Be a part of the solution. Be equipped to educate. Be engaging. Be TIU.

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Major requirements total 89 hours. This includes 32 hours of required mathematics courses, 3 hours of mathematics electives, 8 hours of supporting courses, and 46 hours of professional education courses. Up to 8 hours count for general education requirements.  You'll take interesting courses like:

  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Classroom Management
  • Modern Algebra

Be one year closer to finishing your degree with out new three-year degree option!

CIS 120 Computer Programming I 3 hours
MA 121 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 4 hours
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Did You Know?

 TIU offers the chance to pursue a Master’s degree at the same time as your Bachelor’s degree!

Off-Campus Experience

As a Mathematics-Secondary Education major, you will complete over 100 hours of field experience prior to student teaching. As part of your coursework, you will gain experience in both middle and high school classes in a variety of diverse settings.

Careers & Internships

Knowledge of mathematical theorems, critical problem-solving, and classroom management is useless without the opportunity to put it into action. During your time here at TIU, you will have the chance to engage in classroom observation, lesson planning, and student teaching at some of the top local middle and high schools, or even abroad.

Mathematics: Ted Rupnow

Ted Rupnow

'08, B.A. / Mathematics Secondary Education
High School Teacher, Sahel Academy (Niger, Africa)

"(TIU) gave me all the tools I needed to be successful..."

Career Objectives

  • Math Teacher
  • School Administrator
  • Tutor
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Mathematician
  • Statistician
  • Actuary
  • Principal
  • Testing Administrator

"Every semester, I've been in the classroom..."


Adjunct Faculty

  • Faye Hansen, MEd
  • Melissa Lowrance, MEd
  • Susan Matheson, MA
  • Lori Ratliff, MA
  • Nadeen Rust, BA
  • Jennifer Strehler, MS
Mathematics with Secondary Education Licensure Core (32 hours)
CIS 120 Computer Programming I 3 hours
MA 121 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 4 hours
MA 122 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 4 hours
MA 221 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III 4 hours
MA 321 Mathematical Statistics 4 hours
MA 331 Linear Algebra 3 hours
MA 335 Differential Equations 3 hours
MA 340 History of Mathematics 4 hours
MA 412 Geometry 3 hours
Elective Course (3 hours)– Choose one:
MA 411 Modern Algebra 3 hours
MA 413 Real Analysis 3 hours
MA 420 Number Theory 3 hours
Supporting Courses (8 hours) – Choose one sequence:
CH 111-112 General Chemistry I and II 8 hours
PHY 111-112 General Physics I and II 8 hours
Highly Recommended Courses:
BUS 411 Financial Management 3 hours
BUS 424 Management Science 3 hours
PH 170 Logic 3 hours
PH 242 Philosophy of Science 3 hours
Professional Education Courses (46 hours)
ED 100 Introduction to Teaching 3 hours
ED 110 Technology for Teachers 2 hours
ED 240 Foundations of Education 2 hours
ED 260X Educational Psychology/Human Development 3 hours
ED 306 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3 hours
ED 330 Introduction to Special Education 3 hours
ED 360 Fundamentals of Secondary and Middle School Methods 3 hours
ED 364 Secondary Math Methods 2 hours
ED 385 Multicultural Field Experience 1 hour
ED 413 Clinical Practice in the Secondary School 10 hours
ED 421 Classroom Management 1 hour
ED 422 Advanced Seminar in Education 4 hours
COM 112 Speech 3 hours
HI 121 or 122 U.S. History I or II 3 hours
PSY 337 Psychology of Adolescence 3 hours