This major is available only to those who are obtaining elementary or secondary teacher certification. The program is certified by the Michigan Department of Education and accredited by NCATE. This program is designed to prepare competent, effective secondary school mathematics teachers, fulfilling the department’s mission to support the broader mathematics education community and to mentor students for serving Christ through the teaching profession. This major also provides added value and marketability for elementary school teachers and gives them the flexibility for a potential career shift into high school.
BS Mathematics degree with secondary certification (if you want to prepare for high school teaching but would like the option of going to graduate school and teaching at a college or university)
Mathematics minor with secondary certification (if you shift your major to another area but you still want to be qualified to teach math).