Mathematics Education

Major

The Value of a Math Education

Learn to spread your love for mathematics by breaking down complicated methods, theories, and equations for your own students. In this program, you will combine a robust Mathematics major with exemplary, hands-on preparation for teaching and be prepared to teach at either the middle or high school level.

Secondary mathematics teachers are in high demand, and Mathematics Education graduates can make an impact by instilling an understanding and passion for numbers and problem solving in those you teach.

Adding up Your Education

After learning to grasp various areas of mathematics—from linear algebra to advanced calculus—you will learn to apply your knowledge to the classroom. Through student teaching; practicums and classroom observations; and courses in educational psychology, discipline and classroom management, assessment, and educational technology, you will gather the skills and insights to best conduct your own classroom.

Get Involved in Education

Students pursuing a Mathematics Education degree begin working in local classrooms during their freshman years. Building more classroom responsibilities over four years, our students complete a full semester of student teaching during their senior years. Student teachers will have two different placements, with opportunities to teach math abroad.

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Abigail Pyle
Class of 2022
Getting experience in the classroom has helped prepare me for what it will be like in the real world of teaching. My education classes have taught me the hardships and limitations teachers must face but also the incredible joy and reward that comes with teaching.

Mathematics Education Curriculum & Degree Options

Students interested in course descriptions and academic policies can check out our Undergraduate Catalog here.

Foundational Core

The Foundational Core is the key to Taylor’s total education. These classes will give you a big-picture view of how your calling connects with God's purpose for your life, engaging with ideas that will demonstrate how God has given you certain talents and skills to bring healing to the world. Each student who completes the Foundational Core emerges as a well-versed individual, equipped with critical thinking skills, a lifelong love of learning, and an appreciation for God's creation.

View Foundational Core Curriculum.

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