Degree Programs

Mathematics Education

Students choosing the mathematics with secondary education specialization in our department graduate fully prepared to teach mathematics in grades 6 to 12.  Washburn University offers one of the strongest mathematics education programs in the state and our graduates are finding rewarding employment in outstanding schools in the Kansas area.

Course Requirements

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
MA 151 Calculus and Analytical Geometry I 5
MA 152 Calculus and Analytical Geometry II 5
PH 110 or PH 220 Logic for Programming or Logic 3
MA 253 Calculus and Analytical Geometry III 3
MA 270 Discrete Mathematics 3
MA 301 Linear Algebra 3
MA 343 Applied Statistics 3
MA 354 Abstract Algebra 3
MA 367 Modern Geometry 3
MA 371 Introduction to Real Analysis I 3
MA 381 or PH 325 History of Mathematics, or
Philosophy of Mathematics
MA 387/388 Capstone Experience and Research 3

Students seeking certification to teach mathematics must also be formally admitted to the University's Professional Teacher Education Programs.  For admission requirements and questions concerning education course requirements or certification, see the Education Department's website.