Admissions: Programs of Study

Mathematics: Secondary Education

Graduates of this program will:

  • Know and understand mathematics substantially beyond that which they may be expected to teach;
  • Relate that mathematics to the world of the student;
  • Make the pupil aware of the role of mathematics in our culture and of the relationship between mathematics and the natural and social sciences;
  • Plan and implement a program of learning in mathematics for students of varying backgrounds and abilities;
  • Evaluate the learning process through a variety of methods and set up an environment conducive to learning;
  • Recognize learning disabilities and know the appropriate measures to take in such cases.

For the Math/Secondary Education major, 66 credits are required in the core curriculum. Students interested in the Math/Secondary Education program should consult the Education Department for a description of admission and retention criteria. The curriculum is subject to change, based on guidelines established by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Degree: Bachelor of Science - BS
Program Website
College: Munley College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department Website: Mathematics and Computer Science

Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1


Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Pennsylvania Department of Education

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Office of University Admissions

Chairperson: Chaogui Zhang, Ph.D.
Department of Mathematical Sciences

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