Earn a BS in Mathematical Science or Secondary Teacher Education in Math
University of South Carolina Beaufort's mathematics major has two tracks: Mathematical Science and Secondary Teacher Education in Mathematics. Students choose one of these two concentrations.
The Secondary Teacher Education concentration in USCB's BS in Mathematics prepares students to teach mathematics in public and private secondary schools. This degree helps students connect their knowledge of advanced mathematics to the secondary mathematics curriculum they will use in the classroom. Coursework covers introduction to proof, foundations of geometry, the history of mathematics, recent developments in the field, teaching techniques, mathematical modeling and various technological tools that students will be able to use in their future classrooms.
The Mathematical Sciences concentration in USCB's BS in Mathematics is a broad and rigorous degree that emphasizes the fundamental ideas and concepts of modern mathematics. This track is mainly designed for students intending to pursue graduate studies in mathematics or graduate schools leading to careers in academia, engineering, actuarial science, or finance. The coursework emphasizes mathematical thinking skills and introduces technological tools that will provide a broad view of the mathematical sciences.