Loyola University Chicago

Mathematics and Statistics

BS in Mathematics (Education Track)

This track is a rigorous major intended to prepare and certify secondary mathematics teachers.



Students must fulfill the secondary education minor in the School of Education, must meet the State of Illinois certification requirements (which requires 3 exams), and must successfully complete the BS in Mathematics (Education Track).

Mathematics Course Requirements

School of Education Requirements

The student must fulfill all School of Education (SOE) requirements for the major in education (click here for that information), including the State of Illinois testing requirements and the correct combination of courses.

The State of Illinois requires three statewide tests: General Basic Skills, Content Area Test, and the APT (Assessment of Professional Teaching). The State of Illinois administers these tests.

Visit the website for School of Education State of Illinois Testing Information for more information.