The BSE in Secondary Education-Mathematics option will prepare you to engage students in mathematics, develop strong leadership skills, and value cooperative learning. Appreciate the beauty and interconnectedness in mathematics as your courses focus on deepening your understanding of fundamental areas of mathematics, analyze and evaluate students' mathematical thinking, and use a variety of instructional strategies and resources. You will play a significant role in the lives of students and help shape the future.
We have a new mathematics education lounge where you will collaborate with peers, study together, utilize technology for teaching mathematics, and support each other. Students are regularly invited to state and national conferences focused on teaching mathematics. Utilizing a co-teaching student teaching model means you will be in the field for more than 100 hours before you even begin student teaching.
You will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the BSE in Secondary Education, Mathematics program to:
You will be encouraged to participate in the Central Missouri Mathematics Educators (CMME), a student organization that provides prospective teachers with opportunities to discuss methods and trends in teacher education with UCM faculty and area public school teachers.
UCM is the longest continuously CAEP accredited public institution in Missouri
The Mathematics Education program at UCM is accredited by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics