This major satisfies the endorsement for mathematics. Students taking this major are required to complete the Professional Education Program requirements offered through the Department of Educational Foundations and Curriculum.
Admission Requirements for Mathematics Teaching Secondary Program
Admission to the mathematics teaching secondary major or certificate program is selective. A cumulative grade point average of 2.50 is required in the pre-admission courses listed below. Further, students must successfully complete MATH 272 and MATH 265 by spring quarter of the academic year of their acceptance into the program. A completed application must include the standard major application form and a mathematics-advisor-approved graduation plan.
Students planning to major or take the certificate in secondary mathematics teaching must first take MATH 172, MATH 173, MATH 265, and MATH 272; be accepted as a mathematics education major or accepted into the certificate program; and be preliminary accepted into the Professional Education Program to enroll in MATH 299E, Orientation Seminar: Secondary Mathematics, fall quarter.
Students interested in the Secondary Mathematics Teaching Program need to meet with a mathematics education advisor during their first quarter at CWU. Students taking this major are required to complete the Professional Education Program with the exception of EFC 315, EFC 330, EFC 340, EFC 350, and EFC 416 (37 total credits required).
Applicants for admission into the Secondary Mathematics Teaching Program:
1. Must have completed English and Math basic skills courses or have completed an AA degree.
2. Must have completed MATH 272 and MATH 265, with a grade of C or higher, before enrolling MATH 299E.
3. Must be preliminarily accepted into the Professional Education Program.
Endorsement for Teaching Secondary Mathematics
Students who are interested in adding secondary mathematics as a teaching endorsement or as a post-baccalaureate teacher certification program must see a mathematics education advisor for more information.