Certification in Secondary Math Education (7-12)

To be able to teach Mathematics in Pennsylvania (PA) public secondary schools, students need to declare a major in mathematics and elect a concentration in Secondary Education.  In addition to completing requirements in their major, they need to fulfill the following requirements.

Admissions & Retention Requirements

Course Requirements

SECONDARY EDUCATION CORE COURSES (30 CREDITS)

Course Number Course Name Credit
EDUC 200 Foundations of Education 3
EDUC 201 Introduction to Special Education 3
EDUC 211 Educational Psychology 3
EDUC 234 Child and Adolescent Development 3
EDUC 301 Assessment and Evaluation 3
EDUC 382 Methods of Classroom Management 3
EDUC 384 Inclusive Education 3
EDUC 403 Reading in the Content Area 3
EDUC 412 Teaching English as a Second Language 3
MATH 410 Teaching of Mathematics Secondary Level (110 hrs) 3

MATH CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS (6 CREDITS)

Course Number Course Name Credit
MATH 402 History of Mathematics (Cabrini College) 3
MATH 407 Geometry (Cabrini College) 3

PROFESSIONAL SEMESTER (15 CREDITS)

Course Number Course Name Credit
EDUC 410 Student Teaching 12
EDUC 420 Seminar in Student Teaching 3

* At least 20 hours of required urban observation