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Bryan Thomas, Department Chair
Social Sciences Department
(615) 220-7812

Michelle McEwen, Secretary III
Education and Social Sciences
(615) 220-7878
Smyrna Center, Building STAH

Secondary Education (Mathematics)

Associates of Science (University Parallel-Area of Emphasis)

In Partnership with Tennessee Tech (TTU) Degree Checklist

Program Description

Classes offered in the Secondary Education (Mathematics) degree program are intended to prepare students for completion of a four-year degree program either through transfer or transition to a 2+2 program in partnership with TTU. Therefore, in addition to core collegiate coursework, students will also be introduced to the following:
  • how to successfully integrate today's instructional technology in the classroom
  • a conceptual approach to the study of the properties of number sets within the real number system
  • a review of measurement, congruence, similarity, and graphing and the historical development of geometry as a tool
  • a study of finite mathematics and college algebra
  • a study of linear algebra and beginning and advanced calculus

Practical Experience

Certain skills and instructional concepts will be reinforced through participation in the following activities:
  • hands-on lab experiences
  • introduction to tools for problem solving, sets, functions, logic, numeration systems and properties of operation
  • participation in the study and application of all levels of mathematics

Career Opportunities

  • secondary school teacher