Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in Mathematics

Description of the Program

     Bachelor of Secondary Education (BSEd) is a four-year program that prepares its students for the art and science of teaching. It builds know-how in pedagogy, such as foundations of education, principles of teaching, facilitating learning, curriculum development, child and adolescent psychology, assessment of student learning, educational technology and instructional materials preparation, and classroom management, among others, as well as would-be teachers’ disciplinal expertise. The areas of specialization offered by the program are: Science, English, Filipino, Mathematics, Religious and Values Education, and Social Studies. The program culminates with an intensive one-year practice teaching in the laboratory school of the College and in the cooperating public and private (local and international) schools, where student teachers receive active mentoring from highly-experienced professional teachers.


Program Outcomes

  • Common to the discipline (Teacher Education)
  1. Articulate the rootedness of education in philosophical, socio, cultural, historical, psychological and political contexts (PPST 1)
  2. Demonstrate mastery of subject matter/ discipline (PPST 1) 
  3. Facilitate learning using a wide range of teaching methodologies and delivery modes appropriate to specific learners and their environments (PPST 3)
  4. Develop innovative curricula, instructional plans, teaching approaches and resources for diverse learners (PPST 4)
  5. Apply skills in the development and utilization of ICT to promote quality, relevant and sustainable educational practices (PPST 4)
  6. Demonstrate a variety of thinking skills in planning, monitoring assessing and reporting learning processes and outcomes (PPST 5)
  7. Practice professional and ethical teaching standards sensitive to local, national and global realities (PPST 7)
  8. Pursue lifelong learning for personal and professional growth through varied experiential and field-based opportunities (PPST 7)


  • Specific to a sub-discipline and a major
  1. Exhibit competence in mathematical concepts and procedures
  2. Exhibit proficiency in relating mathematics to other curricular areas
  3. Manifest meaningful and comprehensive pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) of mathematics
  4. Demonstrate competence in designing, constructing and utilizing different forms of assessment in mathematics
  5. Demonstrate proficiency in problem-solving by solving and creating routine and non-routine problems with different levels of complexity
  6. Use effectively appropriate approaches, methods and techniques in teaching mathematics including technological tools
  7. Appreciate mathematics as an opportunity for creative work, moments of enlightenment, discovery and gaining insights of the world.


Strengths of the Program

  1. CHED Center of Excellence
  2. Level 4 Re Accredited Status
  3. Highly Competent and Qualified Faculty Members
  4. Strong Linkages with Professional Organizations
  5. State of the Art of Facilities
  6. Caring and Nurturing Environment
  7. Various Curricular and Co- Curricular Activities
  8. Active Community Outreach Program