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Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education Degree

Mathematics Education majors will be certified to teach mathematics in grades 9 -12. All teacher education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Why choose Mathematics at UCM?

  • Employment of mathematicians is anticipated to increase 22 percent by 2018.
  • Mathematically related jobs consistently rank in the top 10 best jobs for salary,low stress and good work conditions.
  • There are several scholarship opportunities available for students in this program.
  • The U.S. Department of Education has declared a nationwide shortage of science and mathematics teachers.

What will I study?
Mathematics is the science of numbers and patterns. The knowledge you'll gain from this program will allow you to solve problems.

Courses include:

  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Algebraic Structures
  • Introduction to Modern Algebra
  • The Science, Historical and Sociological Impact of Math

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What can I do with a degree in Mathematics?

  • Appraiser
  • Economics Analyst
  • Mathematician
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Teacher

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How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value engaging learning experiences that include student involvement and service-learning projects.
In Mathematics, there are several involvement opportunities:

  • Actuarial Organization
  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Central Missouri Educators
  • Kappa Mu Epsilon
  • Mathematical Association of America

About our Faculty:
The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1, which allows professors to get to know students and provide personalized attention.

All courses in the mathematics major are taught by experienced and caring faculty members who believe in individualized attention for students. All courses beyond the calculus sequence are taught by faculty members who have doctorates in their fields and have years of teaching experience.

Learn more about Mathematics at UCM.

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