Mathematics and Computer Science with Teaching Major

The Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science with Teaching in the College of Science and Technology at Temple University prepares you to take the Pennsylvania Praxis exam for secondary school STEM education. You’ll work toward teaching mathematics or computer science in this undergraduate, 124-credit-hour program offered through Temple TUteach.

Mathematics and Computer Science with Teaching

The Mathematics and Computer Science with Teaching BS curriculum is especially designed for science and mathematics majors, with extensive opportunities for experience teaching in Philadelphia School District classrooms. The blend of College of Science and Technology and College of Education classes provides highly focused coursework to develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills. You'll also learn to

  • develop and deliver inquiry-based lesson plans;
  • grow your teaching skills under the guidance of School District of Philadelphia teachers;
  • prepare mathematics and computer science lessons for practice in Philadelphia schools;
  • respond effectively to students with varying learning styles; and
  • use state-of-the-art technology in designing science and mathematics lessons.

In particular, the curriculum focuses on teaching awareness of equity and diversity issues as they relate to classroom learning.

Temple TUteach

TUteach is a collaboration between the College of Science and Technology and the College of Education. TUteach integrates a secondary school (grades 7 through 12) mathematics or science teaching track so you can become eligible to take the PRAXIS certification exam upon graduation.

Learn more about the TUteach program degrees.

Classes & Curriculum

As well as teaching experience, you’ll gain expertise in both mathematics and computer science. Your computer science courses will cover the core concepts of computing, including

  • artificial intelligence,
  • hardware design,
  • operating systems and networks,
  • programming and software design, and
  • theoretical foundations.

In mathematics courses you’ll also learn to effectively use

  • advanced topics in calculus,
  • algebraic concepts,
  • linear algebra and
  • numerical computations.

Learn more about Mathematics and Computer Science with Teaching Major courses.

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Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, the Bachelor of Science program offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency and more. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

These tuition costs apply to the 2018–2019 academic year.

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