Secondary Teacher Education—Math - Clarks Summit University

Secondary Teacher Education—Math (Bachelor of Science in Education)

Math is foundational to how our world works. Students need teachers who demonstrate a mastery of mathematical content with a Christ-like demeanor. With CSU’s Secondary Teacher Education—Math major, you will gain technical knowledge and practical skills to help others succeed. You will be prepared through high-level math courses and qualified faculty to effectively teach students and make a difference in their lives.

Master the Science of Numbers.

You have a knack for numbers. You think logically, concretely and abstractly, and you see the world fascinatingly designed with numbers and equations. The science of numbers is exciting to you, and you want to share that excitement with others.

Get the tools and experience you need to teach math, studying through a biblical worldview.

Quick Facts about CSU’s Secondary Teacher Education—Math Program

  • 125 credits
  • You will complete a 12-credit student-teaching experience at both public and private schools
  • You will be eligible to apply for Pennsylvania state certification and from the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) for teaching mathematics in grades 7–12
  • After graduation, you will be prepared to pursue a master’s degree (You can easily transition into Clarks Summit University’s Master of Education program)
  • You can add a Special Education minor for additional teaching opportunities

You will Learn to…

  • Present challenging math concepts to students in easily understood ways
  • Teach students with varying math abilities
  • Create and maintain an engaging learning environment
  • Interact with students, parents and coworkers professionally

You will Leave Clarks Summit University with…

  • Thorough comprehension of mathematics content
  • Valuable teaching experience
  • Solid biblical foundations for education and mathematics
  • Resources for practical classroom use

Courses Include…

  • Calculus
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Teaching Math in Secondary Schools
  • Linear Algebra
  • College Geometry
  • Abstract Algebra
  • Introductory Analysis
  • Special Education Courses:
    • Introduction to Special Education
    • Teaching in the Inclusive Classroom
    • Teaching the English Language Learner
    • Literacy Instruction for Secondary Content Areas
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