Why Study Mathematics
This major is designed for elementary and middle school teachers to increase their mathematics content and pedagogy skills. Licensed teachers completing the degree and associated exams can apply for middle school or secondary mathematics endorsement add-ons. The mathematics education faculty have varied K-12 classroom experience and many maintain there mathematics teaching license. Their expertise along with the program design make this program a perfect match for those interested in mathematics education, such as coaches, tutors, and other educators.
Student pursuing this program will have the unique opportunity to completed research while working with their program faculty.
What will I learn
- Mathematics content, pedagogy, education, and technology.
- Learn a variety of content such as number theory, mathematics history, statistics, probability, and geometry.
Sample Course Plan
Professional Licensure Disclosure
Students should be aware that licensure and certification requirements vary from state to state and are subject to change. Licensing agencies or boards also may have requirements in addition to an earned degree. APSU recommends that students who are not Tennessee residents or who plan to seek licensure or certification outside the state of Tennessee contact the appropriate licensing agency or board before they enroll in an academic program designed to lead to licensure or certification and discuss their plans with an advisor.