Mathematics Major (B.A.) with Integrated Credential

This degree program is offered collaboratively by the Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Division of Teacher Education in the School of Education. Students earn a bachelor of arts degree in mathematics and a teaching credential in a total of four years. Full program details and requirements are available on the Integrated Bachelor’s/Credential program page of this catalog.

Major Requirements

Required Courses
MATH 165Calculus I3
MATH 166Calculus II3
MATH 167Sequences and Series1
MATH 200Mathematics Seminar II1
MATH 250Data Analysis3
MATH 268Multivariable Calculus3
MATH 270Ordinary Differential Equations4
MATH 280Discrete Mathematics and Proof3
MATH 290Linear Algebra3
MATH 400Abstract Algebra3
MATH 450Real Analysis3
MATH 480Writing 3: Mathematical Reading, Writing, and Presentation 13
MATH 496Mathematics Senior Seminar 23
PHYC 161Physics for Science and Engineering I 35
CS 120Introduction to Computer Science I 44
Total Units45

In addition to the required courses above, complete one of the tracks below.  

General Mathematics Track
Complete at least 14 units from the courses below. You must complete MATH 361 and at least one of MATH 460 and MATH 470. You cannot count both PHYC 162 and CS 125. 14
Vector Calculus
Probability and Statistics I
Number Theory
Complex Analysis
Advanced Topics in Mathematics
Physics for Science and Engineering II
Introduction to Computer Science II
Total Units14
Secondary Math Education Track
Complete all 16 units below. This track meets the requirements of the CTC-approved Single Subject Waiver program.
MATH 130Introduction to Statistics 53
MATH 301Mathematics for Secondary Teachers3
MATH 340Geometry3
MATH 390Number Theory3
EDLS 202Introduction to Teaching as a Profession (7-12) 64
Total Units16

Credential Requirements 

Foundations Courses
TESP 501Art of Teaching I: Foundations of Teaching 13
TESP 511Art of Teaching II: Pedagogy and Instructional Design 13
TESP 502Science of Teaching I: How Students Learn 13
TESP 512Science of Teaching II: Effective Assessment Strategies for All Learners 13
TESP 503The Soul of Teaching: Tapestry of American Education3
TESP 504Schools and Educational Systems3
Specialization Courses
TEP 531Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing (7-12)3
TEP 532Secondary Pedagogy I: Teaching in Secondary Schools (7-12)2
TEP 533The Differentiated Classroom: Maximizing Capacity of Each Learner (7-12)3
TEP 534Secondary Pedagogy II: Content-Specific Strategies, Teaching, and Assessment (7-12)2
TEP 561Clinical Practice I: Single Subject Credential2
TEP 562Clinical Practice II: Single Subject Credential2
Total Units32

The following courses meet the undergraduate General Education requirements within the Integrated Bachelors and Credential programs:

  • TESP 502 meets the General Education Social Sciences requirement.
  • TESP 503 meets the General Education Intercultural Competence requirement.
  • TESP 504 meets the General Education Civic Knowledge and Engagement requirement.
  • TEP 551 and TEP 552 meet the General Education Integrative and Applied Learning requirement.
  • TEP 561 and TEP 562 meet the General Education Integrative and Applied Learning requirement.