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Secondary school mathematics educators need to be mathematicians as well as skilled educators, so the Mathematics Education Specialists take the same challenging core upper level mathematics courses as those math majors pursuing other professional goals. In addition to this rigorous mathematics curriculum, Mathematics Education Specialists take the full block of education courses. This program allows graduates to find meaningful careers in secondary education, as well as preparing students for graduate study.The world becomes more technologically sophisticated every year. As a result, so do the best careers. If our nations young people are to be prepared for those careers, theyre going to need the help of skilled mathematics educators such as those prepared by the SDSU mathematics education program. Our program is fairly unique in that our students receive a B.S. in Mathematics with Education Specialization rather than the more common B.S. in Education. The extra degree of mathematical mastery that comes with the B.S. in Mathematics allows our mathematics education graduates to give their own students the full benefit of a deep understanding of mathematics and how it will be used in their university studies and careers. It also prepares our graduates exceptionally well for graduate school. If you love mathematics and want to make a difference in the lives of young people, SDSU’s B.S. in Mathematics with Education Specialization is a great way to go
Intake Months
JANUARY, AUGUST
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Qualification
Bachelor Degree
Duration
8 Semesters

South Dakota State University

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South Dakota State University is the state’s largest, most comprehensive higher education institution. It is the state’s largest and best university with university’s most comprehensive range of academic offerings, there’s no better place for the students to explore everything from aerospace to zoology. SDSU provides hands on learning with internship opportunities, study abroad experiences and the experiential learning todays students seek. The university’s mission as an 1862 land grant institution remains the same, to be a beacon of opportunity, providing access to higher education, championing the creation of knowledge and understanding, and continuously expanding the University’s reach.
South Dakota State University offers more than 200 academic programs. Students can choose from 82 majors, 35 specializations, 94 minors, 36 master’s degree programs, 15 Ph.D. programs and two professional doctorates. The university also offers courses at various off campus sites as well as undergraduate and graduate programs online through the Office of Continuing and Distance Education. It remains fully committed both to the historic mission and to meeting new challenges as they arise. The university campus is home to more than 1000 international students from 91 countries. University strives to set the standard in today’s highly competitive world of higher education, while anticipating and planning for what tomorrow may require as well.
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Located in eastern South Dakota along Interstate 29, Brookings is a town of about 23,000. Less than an hour from the state’s largest city of Sioux Falls, our safe, family-friendly community thrives on offering big-city amenities while maintaining its small-town feel. Residents enjoy clean and well-maintained roads and city parks, a variety of locally owned shops and restaurants, a short commute time within the city, and plentiful career opportunities in a growing job market. The dynamic between Brookings and the University creates a mutually beneficial relationship complemented by the energy of students and campus programming – athletics, arts, and more – and the student-friendly, off-campus opportunities for entertainment, employment and service.