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Castleton University    
  Feb 22, 2018
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Mathematics: Secondary Education (BA.MAT.SED)

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This major is for students interested in teaching mathematics at the middle and high school level. Mathematics teachers play a critical role in our society, and students who complete this program are in great demand.

Students who complete the mathematics major are able to: 

  1. Analyze and solve real-world problems using a variety of mathematical techniques,
  2. Convey mathematical information in effective ways, 
  3. Choose and employ appropriate technology, 
  4. Secure desired employment or gain admission to graduate or professional programs of study.

In addition, students who complete a program leading to teaching:

  1. Acquire a strong foundation in both mathematics content and teaching methods,
  2. Gain experience working with students through tutorships and internships.

To be accepted into the BA.MAT.SED program, students must obtain a positive letter of recommendation from a faculty member; receive approval from the Mathematics Department chair; and select an academic advisor in the Mathematics Department.

(Subtotal of Math credits required: 48 cr)

And complete all Education Department requirements for Secondary Education.

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