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B.Ed. in Secondary Mathematics (Licensure Track)

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Available Fall 2021

Do you have a passion for arithmetic? Regent’s Bachelor of Education in Secondary Mathematics equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to seek licensure and teach math at the middle or high school level – grades 6 -12. You’ll be equipped with math theory, practical application, and mathematical concepts and reasoning. You’ll learn to develop instructional lessons, units, and assessments. You will apply adolescent development theories, classroom management strategies, and instructional- technology to teach diverse learners during student teaching experiences. Presented from a Christian worldview, courses are taught on campus by award-winning faculty in Virginia Beach.

Strengthen your skills in math theory and practical application while also learning about child and adolescent development, classroom management, and technology used by professional educators. The program is designed to graduate students who are able to demonstrate key knowledge of mathematical concepts and mathematical reasoning. The program is aimed at providing strong mathematical foundations for teaching applications of math for work in a variety of fields. The curriculum also provides excellent preparation for graduate study in fields that require quantitative and/or analytical skills.

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CALCULATE THE BENEFITS

Enjoy a rewarding career and value-added advantages offered by public, private and Christian education systems.

GAIN INITIAL LICENSURE

Teach in the Commonwealth of Virginia and reciprocal states through this licensure track.

MAKE AN EXPONENTIAL IMPACT

Change the trajectory of children’s lives through the power of education.

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Explore exciting scholarship opportunities such as academic merit scholarships, honors college scholarships, and more! Learn about the scholarships for on-campus incoming freshmen: the $10,000 Freedom Scholarships, $4,000 Homeschool Scholarships and $4,000 Private School Scholarships.

ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

Regent has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years (2019 and 2020). We have also been recognized among the Top 20 Best College Campuses in America by Niche, 2019-20, and received an “A+” campus rating. Experience the Regent difference through the Bachelor of Education in Secondary Mathematics degree program.

To learn more about this program, please complete the Request Information form on this page.

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The School of Education’s educational leadership and teacher preparation programs and the College of Arts and Science’s interdisciplinary studies teacher preparation programs are awarded TEAC accreditation by the Inquiry Brief Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for a period of seven years, to 12/31/2023.

On completing the bachelor’s degree in secondary mathematics, you will be able to:

  • Learn how to manage a safe and supportive learning environment.
  • Develop curriculum fundamentals and integrate instructional strategies.
  • Employ education-based technology to engage both students and parents.
  • Seek licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia to become a professional educator.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Teacher
  • Actuary
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Government/Public Administration Agent

Introduces programming fundamentals using Visual Basic.net. Use of algorithms and computer logic to translate data into information through structured design, coding, testing, and program debugging, writing programs in high-level, object-oriented language.

Introduction to JAVA programming; a general-purpose object-oriented programming language. Building on the fundamentals of structured and object-oriented programming, students investigate features of JAVA, programming concepts, data types, operators, flow control statements, object classes, methods, arrays, strings, and applets. Prerequisite: ISYS 214.

A first course in calculus and analytic geometry. Limits and continuity. Differentiation and applications of derivatives. Integration and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Prerequisite: Grade of B- or better in MATH 164 or equivalent, or permission of department chair.

A second course in calculus and analytic geometry. Techniques and applications of integration. Introduction to differential equations. Parametric equations and polar coordinates. Infinite series and power series. Prerequisite: MATH 211.

A third course in calculus and analytic geometry. Vectors, lines and planes. Three-dimensional space and calculus of several variables, including partial differentiation and multiple integrals. Introduction to vector analysis. Prerequisite: MATH 212.

Discrete structures including sets, relations, functions, matrices, graphs and trees. Symbolic logic, mathematical induction, and introduction to proofs. Probability, combinations, permutations. Introduction to linear programming. Prerequisite: MATH 102, MATH 164, or MATH 211.

Systems of linear equations, linear transformations, and matrices, determinants, eigenvectors and eigenvalues. Euclidean spaces, vector spaces, and inner product spaces. Prerequisite: MATH 213.

Euclidean geometry, the axiomatic method, proofs and applications. Introduction to non-Euclidean hyperbolic and elliptic geometries and projective geometries. Prerequisite: MATH 213 or concurrent enrollment.

Discrete and continuous probability distributions, mathematical expectation. Introduction to statistical methods. Prerequisite: MATH 213 or concurrent enrollment.

Introduction to elementary number theory including divisibility, primes and their distribution, decompositions and base-representations of integers, congruences, Fermat's theorem, and multiplicative functions. Applications to cryptology. Emphasis on constructing proofs. Prerequisite: MATH 213 or MATH 220.

Elementary theory of groups, rings, integral domains and fields. Emphasis on congruence and polynomials. Development of complex numbers. Logic and formal proofs. Prerequisite: MATH 230.

Capstone course for the major in mathematics. Major events in the development of mathematics from ancient times through the twentieth century. The mathematics of early civilizations, Greece, non-western civilizations, the Middle Ages, and modern mathematics. Discovery of incommensurability, the origins of the axiomatic method, trigonometry, solution of equations, calculation of areas and volumes, analytic geometry, probability, and calculus. Mathematical content emphasized. Prerequisites: Senior standing; MATH 220 or MATH 230.

Attention to special and alternative education to federal, state and local guidelines; and to the influence of educational philosophies on programs and instruction in the secondary setting. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program.

Presents effective intervention strategies and the link between discipline and character development, while exploring various models, methods, and approaches for managing and modifying students’ classroom behavior. Explores instructional design principles congruent with the Virginia Standards of Learning.

Explores the physical, cognitive, cultural, social/emotional, spiritual, and psychological development of children and adolescents with an emphasis on knowing and understanding theories of human development to incorporate children’s individual differences and guide learning experiences. Considers individual differences (socio-economic, racial, ethnic, religious, physical and mental) with the approximate timing and effects of age-related changes and at-risk factors such as attention deficit disorder, substance abuse, child abuse and neglect, and family disruptions on normal development. Analyzes children within the context of family, culture, and community. Emphasizes the importance of partnership with families and communities in the teaching and learning process. Cross-listed with UEC 441 and ETLC 541.

Study of the foundations of education in the U.S. Explores the historical, philosophical, and sociological development and organization of American education. A portion of the course is devoted to education and the law -- both federal and state -- and to the legal status of teachers and students. Establishes a philosophical foundation of education and surveys various worldviews that affect education today. Contemporary issues in education are examined, such as class management, as well as reflection of personal educational philosophies, attitudes, and aptitudes for teaching. Professional growth and a commitment to life-long learning are emphasized. Cross-listed with ETLC 542.

Developing differentiated teaching and learning strategies for the reading, thinking, and study skills required in secondary subject to meet individual learner needs.

An observation and participation practicum taking place in a public or private school for at least 45 hours under the supervision of Regent faculty. Students will complete reflective journals and coursework demonstrating an understanding of the roles of teachers. (Middle school placement for secondary licensure candidates.)

Additional In-depth participation and micro-teaching practices in public or private school settings for at least 45 hours under supervision of Regent Faculty. Instruction and follow-up will occur. Prerequisite: UED 480A Practicum I. (High school placement for secondary licensure candidates).

Study of current practices in teaching mathematics in secondary education. Emphasis is on current issues, research literature, and the role of technology in mathematics. Teachers will also explore how to teach mathematics to diverse learners.

Study of current practices in teaching mathematics in secondary education. Emphasis is on the use of best practices with emphasis given to mathematics discussions, writing across the curriculum, ability to analyze data to improve student performance, the relationship among assessment, instruction, and monitoring student progress, the use of media and computers, and methods of improving communication between school and families.

One semester (500-hour) supervised student teaching field placement experience in an appropriate classroom setting.
Use of electronic performance portfolios to document student learning and professional reflection (Taken concurrently with the UED 495.) Prerequisite: UIS 350.
Introduction to current issues in education and various facets of the educator’s role. Students distinguish required state and national assessments as well as competencies necessary for licensure in Virginia. Prerequisite for upper level UIS and UED courses. Pass/No Pass.

Technology integration with a macro-level framework: planning, implementation and evaluation. Virginia technology standards introduced Issues regarding usefulness and effectiveness of technology integration in education.

Step 1: Apply to Regent University

Step 2: Complete Your Admissions Questionnaire

  • After you submit your application, you will receive a link to complete the required admissions questionnaire.

Step 3: Submit Your Unofficial Transcripts

  • Email your unofficial high school or college transcripts to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: Unofficial Transcripts.
  • Upon conditional acceptance, Regent University will attempt to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution.
  • International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES-approved company.

Step 4: Submit Your Government-Issued ID if Applicable

  • All online students and graduate level on-campus students are required to email a photo of your government-issued ID to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: Government ID.
  • Please note that all items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

Step 5: Submit Your FAFSA

  • Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. Regent’s school code is 030913.
DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$8,61012 - 18$8,610
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Under 12$7,260
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Over 18$10,332
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$574N/A$1,722+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800

Housing Fees »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-11 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid »

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$8,61012 - 18$8,610
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Under 12$6,888
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Over 18$10,332
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$574N/A$1,722+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800

Housing Fees »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-11 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid »

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