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BS in Math for Secondary Education

Grand Canyon University's Bachelor of Science in Mathematics for Secondary Education program is designed to prepare graduates to teach mathematics to secondary students. Read more about Grand Canyon University's Bachelor of Science in Mathematics for Secondary Education program.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics for Secondary Education

School Offering Program:

Grand Canyon University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

Students considering enrolling in Grand Canyon University's Bachelor of Science in Mathematics for Secondary Education program should have an interest in mathematics and education. Applicants to Grand Canyon University's bachelor's programs should have a high school diploma or the equivalent; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

The Bachelor of Science in Mathematics for Secondary Education program at Grand Canyon University is intended to prepare graduates with the skills to teach mathematics to secondary students. Students in this bachelor's program have the opportunity to gain expertise in both theoretical and applied mathematics as well as classroom management, pedagogical theories, and data-driven instruction methods. Along with extensive classroom teaching, students will gain hands-on experience through student teaching. Completion of this program can lead to initial teacher licensure.

Learning Format:

Online and on campus

Program Length:

120 credits

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Grand Canyon University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for Bachelor of Science in Mathematics for Secondary Education

The Bachelor of Science in Mathematics for Secondary Education program requires general education, open elective, and core courses. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Grand Canyon University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

General Education Courses (34 - 40 credits)

  • University Foundations
  • Effective Communication
  • Christian Worldview
  • Critical Thinking
  • Global Awareness, Perspective, and Ethics

Required General Education Courses (8 credits)

  • College Algebra and Trigonometry
  • Early Adolescent and Adolescent Psychology

Program Core Courses (80 credits)

  • Survey of Special Education: Mild to Moderate Disabilities
  • SEI English Language Teaching: Foundations and Methodologies
  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
  • Arizona and Federal Government
  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
  • Social Justice for Educators
  • Mathematics and Technology Through Time
  • Content Area Literacy for Middle and Secondary Teachers
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Applied Linear Algebra I
  • Middle and Secondary Curriculum and Assessment
  • Higher Geometry
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Advanced Methodologies of Structured English Immersion
  • Data-Driven Instructional Methods for Middle and Secondary Teachers
  • Classroom Engagement and Management for Middle and Secondary Teachers
  • Methods of Teaching Mathematics in Secondary Schools
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Mathematics for the Secondary Educator
  • Student Teaching for Secondary Education

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

GCU's Bachelor of Science in Mathematics for Secondary Education is designed to lead to initial teacher licensure. Following a bachelor's degree, a master's degree in education or mathematics is a possible next step.

Career Paths:

Grand Canyon University's Bachelor of Science in Mathematics for Secondary Education program is designed prepare graduates to teach mathematics to secondary students.

Possible careers include:

  • Secondary school math teacher
  • School administrator
  • Curriculum consultant
  • Quantitative analyst
  • Financial analyst

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