Grand Canyon University offers the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics For Secondary Education degree program to prepare aspiring math teachers to pursue a career inspiring and educating adolescent learners. Education is a field that is subject to continual change over time. 
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Overview

Why Earn a BS in Math from GCU?

Grand Canyon University offers the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics For Secondary Education  can be completed through online or on-campus classes. Online classes offer the flexibility necessary for GCU’s diverse student body. All online classes are taught by fully qualified faculty members and adjunct instructors.

GCU students benefit from a carefully designed curriculum intended to cultivate clear communication and critical analysis skills. As you pursue your BS in math, you will explore ways of integrating your Christian values and ethical convictions into your intended career path.

This math teacher degree prepares teacher candidates to competently tackle problems in theoretical and applied mathematics. Teacher candidates also develop a keen methodological expertise and in-depth pedagogical knowledge that allows them to help their future students thrive in the classroom. 

The foundational framework for this curriculum is derived from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Content Standards, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Secondary Initial Prep and the Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium Model Core Teaching Standards.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geometry, algebra, trigonometry and calculus
  • Classroom management
  • Pedagogical theories and practical teaching applications
  • Data-driven instructional methods
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Discrete mathematics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • General Education coursework prepares Grand Canyon University graduates to think critically, communicate clearly, live responsibly in a diverse world, and thoughtfully integrate their faith and ethical convictions into all dimensions of life. 
  • These competencies, essential to an effective and satisfying life, are outlined in the General Education Learner Outcomes. General Education courses embody the breadth of human understanding and creativity contained in the liberal arts and sciences tradition. Students take an array of foundational knowledge courses that promote expanded knowledge, insight, and the outcomes identified in the University's General Education Competencies. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8250 USD/semester
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  • National

    8250 USD/semester
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  • Campus: $8,250 per semester 
  • Online: $440 per credit 

Living costs for Phoenix

  • 900 - 1450 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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