Contact:
Keith Coates
Chair of Mathematics & Computer Science
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Office: (417) 873-7380
kcoates@drury.edu

Mathematics & Secondary Education Major

Students completing a double major in mathematics and secondary education have the following requirements for their mathematics major. These meet the specifications of the accrediting agencies for the secondary education program and prepare students to teach high school mathematics courses.

All prerequisites must be completed prior to enrollment in the following courses.

Core Required Courses:
CSCI 251: Introduction to Computer Science
MATH 231: Calculus I
MATH 232: Calculus II
MATH 233: Calculus III
MATH 234: Introduction to Mathematical Proof
MATH 235: Linear Algebra
MATH 301: Abstract Algebra
MATH 330: Geometry
MATH 421: Real Variables
MATH 493: Senior Seminar

Choose one of the following (3 hours):
MATH 227: Introduction to Statistics
MATH 241  Discrete Mathematics
MATH 327: Mathematical Statistics

We recommend that students also take MATH 241, MATH 326, MATH 327 and MATH 366 since these areas of study are becoming popular high school topics.