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Bachelor of Science in
Math Education


Program Overview

The worlds of social sciences and physical sciences come together by way of solving problems in our Mathematics Major. In our Math Education major, we learn how to present those problem solving skills and abstract reasoning in a classroom environment and beyond to business, engineering, science and other fields as well as the opportunity to go on to advanced studies.

As a math major at ORU, you will benefit from our diverse teacher preparation program that is made up of three segments: general education, the subject area and the professional education. These are woven together with a Christian worldview that will truly ensure you graduate ready to enter the classroom and impact the world.

Degree Plan for B.S. in Math Education

What can I do with a degree from ORU in Math Education?

Teach! Over the next decade, America’s schools will need over 2 million teachers. There is a great need for teachers nationwide, and around the world.

What are some of the core experiences?

  • Calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Linear and Matrix Algebra
  • Calculus of Functions of Several Variables
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Higher Algebra
  • Advanced Calculus
  • Introduction to Computing
  • Data Structures
  • Professional Education Course

What makes ORU’s Math Education program stand out?

Besides the expansive offerings of the classes and professors in this department, ORU’s Math Education program presents a couple of opportunities for you to further your experience and grow by way of student societies, clubs and extracurricular activities. These groups supply a unique occasion for you to deepen your well of knowledge in mathematics.

  • Kappa Mu Epsilon (KME) is a specialized honor society in mathematics. KME was founded in 1931 to promote the interest of mathematics among undergraduate students.
  • Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is the largest professional society that focuses on undergraduate mathematics education. The mission of the MAA is "to advance the mathematical sciences, especially at the collegiate level."

Fast-track program

ORU's Fast Track program offers you the opportunity to complete up to 12 hours of graduate course work as an undergraduate student…with no additional cost! For more information click here.

What about accreditation?

As a university we meet the highest accreditation standards set by the Higher Learning Commission. The Math Education program meets certification requirements set by the Oklahoma Office of Educational Quality and Accountability.

Are there scholarships available?

Nearly 100% of our full-time, undergraduate residential students receive ORU grants and scholarships through academic achievement and through ORU’s premier scholarship opportunity of our Quest Whole Leader Scholarship.

Quest Whole Leader Scholarship

General ORU Scholarships and Financial Aid

College of Education Scholarships (Applications available every spring for current ORU College of Education candidates)


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