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Welcome to the VCSU Mathematics Department. Use the menu on the left to find information about our Math Education Program.

We have designed the Math Education program to specifically prepare students to have success as a secondary math teacher. Students will not only experience a rigorous math curriculum, but also extensive practicum experiences in secondary math classrooms with practicing teachers and their students.  Want to graduate in three years?  We can make it happen!

Demand continues to be high for secondary math teachers.  In recent years VCSU graduates in Math Education have enjoyed 100% job placement!  

Mathematics Education Major Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to make mathematical connections and properly use mathematical problem solving, reasoning, communication, and representation.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of both secondary school mathematics and core college mathematics, including the history and philosophy of math and basic computer programming.
  • Students will demonstrate appropriate use of technology and concrete materials for building understanding of mathematical concepts.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to use a variety of teaching methods and assessment strategies.

Department Information

Department Chair:
Preston Bush
Email: preston.bush@vcsu.edu
Phone: 701-845-7151