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Program Info

Contact

Debbie Simpson, Curriculum Chair
615-220-7882
dsimpson@mscc.edu

Secondary Education, Mathematics A.S.

Based on the Tennessee Technological University Curriculum.

Program Description

Classes offered in the Secondary Education (Mathematics) degree program are intended to prepare you transfer to a four-year degree program. In addition to core collegiate coursework, students will also be introduced to the following:

  • an introduction to the field of education
  • 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
  • classroom observations