B.A.Ed. in Mathematics Education
Acquire the knowledge needed to educate middle school and high school students in math with a degree in Mathematics Education.
A Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics Education from the Ole Miss School of Education prepares students for an exciting career teaching math in grades 7-12. Students will learn effective teaching methods, participate in student teaching experiences, and discover current research in the field.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics Education can receive a license to teach in Mississippi and the necessary skills to be an effective middle school or high school math teacher.
After receiving the proper licensure, Ole Miss Mathematics Education program graduates may teach students in middle school and high school.
Students will receive hands-on classroom experience to help prepare them for life as an instructor.
B.A.Ed. in Mathematics Education Faculty
Dr. Oliphant-Ingham serves as Professor of Secondary English Education and Secondary Programs Coordinator. Her research interest focuses on children and young adult literature.
In addition to completion of the core curriculum, the B.A.E. with a major in mathematics education requires the professional education courses shown below plus the following content area, related areas, and electives to reach a minimum of 122 semester hours: Content Area Courses (36 hours) Math 261, 262, 263, 264, 301, 305, 319, 375, 390, 533, 540, and either Math 353, 454, 459, or 525 Related Areas (6 hours) Csci 111, Edci 557 Other Electives (6 hours) Professional Education Courses (30 hours) Edsp 308, Edci 352, Edsp 327, Edci 353*, Edse 400*, Edse 445*, Edle 480*, and Edci 419* (*Admission to Phase II of the Teacher Education Program is required before taking these courses.)
In addition to meeting the general undergraduate admission requirements for the University of Mississippi, applicants for the Mathematics Education program must have at least a 2.5 grade point average.
Taylor Huey served as the Ole Miss School of Education's Class Marshal in 2018. During her time at the university, she was also a Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program Fellow and a Taylor Medalist. She is now beginning her first year of teaching at Brandon High School in Rankin County.