Secondary Teacher Licensure: Mathematics
Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with a major in Mathematics
(120 credit hours) Requirements are subject to change.
The mathematics major at Springfield College offers students a broad and solid background in the field, preparing them to immediately pursue a professional career in government, business, and various industries that require mathematical discipline. Students also have the option to proceed to graduate school for further study in mathematics, statistics, or applied mathematics.
Offerings in mathematical analysis, linear algebra, discrete mathematics, and probability theory are supplemented by courses in abstract algebra, geometry, and mathematics seminar. Mathematics majors have the opportunity to complete a minor, including computer science, computer programming, business management, and economics. All students are assigned an academic advisor who assists them in the development of their course of study.
Students selecting this major may also major in education and seek licensure as a teacher of mathematics at the 5-8, or 8-12 grade levels. Teacher Licensure is available within this major, resulting in the opportunity to become state certified. Visit the office of Educator Preparation and Licensure for details.
For more information about the mathematics major, contact Peter Polito, Ph.D., chair of the Mathematics/Physics/Computer Science Department, at (413) 748-3313 or the Admissions Office at (800) 343-1257.