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Mathematics Education (6-12)

Stimulating Minds

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Whether it’s using statistics to understand a societal problem or writing algorithms for a computer program, math gives you powerful tools for communication, comprehension and change.

As a Mathematics Education major at Kansas Wesleyan University, you will study math in depth and learn teacher education procedures, policies and practices as part of KWU’s Christian liberal arts curriculum. With clinical practice in a student teacher role, you will learn how to how to run a classroom and confidently impart mathematics principles to your middle or high school students. 

Why study Mathematics Education at KWU? Personal mentoring by faculty!

Mathematics majors at KWU have the opportunity to study in small classes, which ensures your questions get answered. You also get the individualized mentoring necessary to make good decisions regarding your career options.

  • Complete an undergraduate research project that culminates in a paper and presentation as part of your Mathematics Research class.
  • Get involved in the Math and Physics Club where you will acquire leadership skills and develop your network.

What can I do with a Mathematics Education degree from Kansas Wesleyan University? Inspire young learners!

Mathematics Education graduates go on to teach in the classroom, serve as school administrators and becoming tutors. Their work as teachers in the classroom goes a long way to providing foundation of learning for those students who will go on to use math professionally and in everyday life. 

Add to your knowledge base in these Mathematics classes

  • Calculus I, II, III 
  • Intro to Mathematical Statistics 
  • Mathematics Research 
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • History and Philosophy of Mathematics and Science; Foundations of Computer Systems
  • Programming in C++

For more information, contact Dr. Jacob Ogle, assistant professor and chair of the Department of Mathematics, or call (785) 833-4465.