Teaching Mathematics B.A.Sc.

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Department of Education

150 EduE
412 Library Drive
Duluth, MN 55812
United States

Program Type
Bachelor of Applied Science
College of Education and Human Service Professions

About this Program

The Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) in Teaching Mathematics is offered by the Department of Education in conjunction with the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Students expand their knowledge by taking a variety of mathematics courses. They look at mathematics from different perspectives and develop their teaching mathematics knowledge through coursework and classroom experiences.

The Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP) offers a variety of content areas for specialization. Classes will include a combination of specific content areas and teacher education coursework. Within the teacher education program, students will have hands-on exposure to classrooms through volunteer experiences, field apprenticeships, and student teaching.

  • Graduates will be eligible for MN licensure in Teaching Mathematics grades 5-12
  • Focused coursework on teaching about and with American Indians, as well as the role of diversity in American education; candidates develop an understanding of working with all learners
  • Known for preparing teachers who are technologically adept and skillful
  • Program is relevant and current, faculty engage in best practices, professional collaborations, and research in education
  • Field-based program with many weeks of opportunities to be immersed in multiple classrooms.
  • Opportunity to student teach abroad

Acquired Skills

  • Effective lesson plan design and instruction
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to create instruction opportunities that are adapted to students with diverse backgrounds and exceptionalities
  • Use of data to improve programs and instruction

Career Possibilities

Entry Level:

  • Middle or high school teacher
  • Student Affairs in Higher Education
  • Human Resources

Advanced Degree:

  • Dean of Students
  • Principal
  • School Counselor
  • Superintendent
  • Community College Instructor

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Admissions and Scholarships

Current students in CEHSP may be eligible for both merit-based and need-based scholarships. More than 100 scholarships are available each academic year, awarding over $370,000 annually to CEHSP students. For more information on scholarship opportunities, visit the CEHSP scholarship webpage.

Student Clubs

  • Education Minnesota Aspiring Educators (EMAE)
  • Math Club

Faculty Highlights

  • Recipients of campus and college awards for outstanding teaching, research, advising, and service
  • Faculty members are dedicated teachers, academic advisors, scholarly researchers, and curriculum designers