Secondary Education Mathematics Minor

The Secondary Education program requires the completion of a teaching major and a teaching minor to fulfill the subject area requirements of the program.

Secondary Education majors may choose an appropriate teaching minors from the following areas: biology, business, chemistry, English, geography, history, marketing, mathematics, political science, or social studies.

You cannot have a mathematics teaching major with this teaching minor.

A 2.75 GPA is required for satisfactory completion of the mathematics teaching minor.


Required Courses (number of credit hours in parentheses)
See Course Descriptions page for more information about each course.

MATH 220 Calculus 1 (4)
MATH 230 Calculus 2 (4)
MATH 318 Statistics for Teachers (3)
MATH 319 Math Modeling and Problem Solving (3)
MATH 322 Linear Algebra (3)
MATH 324 Fundamental Concepts in Mathematics (3)
MATH 325 College Geometry (4)
MATH 326 Discrete Math for Teachers (3)
MATH 438 Teaching and Learning of High School Mathematics (3)


Contact Information

Mathematics Department Contact: Kirk Weller
Office Location: ASC 2021
Phone: (231) 591-2565

School of Education Information:

Bishop Hall Room 421
1349 Cramer Circle
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: (231) 591-5361