Mathematics with Teaching Credential Emphasis

A major in mathematics with teaching credential emphasis is for students who plan to teach high-school mathematics. Teaching credential students should contact the Department of Education and Child Development for more information on obtaining an appropriate California teaching credential.

Students majoring in mathematics with teaching emphasis are required to complete the following core courses:

  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry I, MATH 141A or Integrated Precalculus/Calculus, 139A,B, (4 or 7 credits)
  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry II, MATH 141B (4 credits)
  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry III, MATH 241 (4 credits)
  • Elementary Linear Algebra/Differential Equations, MATH 242 (3 credits)
  • Abstract Thinking, MATH 280 (3 credits)
  • Linear Algebra, MATH 380 (3 credits)
  • Senior Seminar, MATH 491A, B (4 credits)

​In addition to the core courses, this option requires the following eight courses:

  • Programming I, COSC 120 (3 credits)
  • Discrete Mathematics, MATH 220 (3 credits)
  • Number Theory, MATH 305 (3 credits)
  • Probability and Statistics, MATH 315 (3 credits)
  • Advanced Geometry, MATH 320 (3 credits)
  • History of Mathematics, MATH 300 (3 credits)
  • Introduction to Analysis I, MATH 440A (3 credits)
  • Modern Algebra I, MATH 480A (3 credits)