SDSU Graduation (1400x200)

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
Single Subject Teaching Credential

All candidates for a teaching credential must complete all requirements as outlined in this section of the catalog under Dual Language and English Learner Education or Teacher Education. For students completing the single subject teaching credential program, no more than 48 units in mathematics and statistics courses can apply to the degree.

This major may be used by students preparing to be high school teachers as an undergraduate major for the B.A. degree in liberal arts and sciences.

Preparation for the major (22 units)

Must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or better, and cannot be taken for credit/no credit (Cr/NC).

All of the following
  • Math 150 - Calculus I (4 units)
  • Math 151 - Calculus II (4 units)
  • Math 245 - Discrete Mathematics (3 units)
  • Math 252 - Calculus III (4 units)
  • Math 254 - Intro to Linear Algebra (3 units)
  • Stat 250 - Statistical Principles and Practices (3 units)
  • TE 211A - Field Experience in Mathematics and Science (1 unit)
  • CS 150 and CS 150L - Introductory Computer Programming (4 units)
  • Phys 195 -  Principles of Physics (3 units)
  • Phys 195L - Principles of Physics Laboratory (1 unit)
  • Phys 196 - Principles of Physics (3 units)
  • Phys 196L - Principles of Physics Laboratory (1 unit)
  • Phys 197 - Principles of Physics (3 units)
  • Phys 197L - Principles of Physics Laboratory (1 unit)
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William Zahner
Associate Professor, Associate Director of CRMSE


Major (25+ units)

A minimum of 25 upper division units in mathematics, approved by the adviser for the major.

All of the following
  • Math 302 -  Transition to Higher Mathematics (3 units)
  • Math 303 - History of Mathematics (3 units)
  • Math 320 - Abstract Algebra (3 units)
  • Math 330 - Advanced Calculus (3 units)
  • Math 341 - Mathematics Software Workshop (1 unit)
  • Math 414 - Mathematics Curriculum and Instruction (3 units)
  • Stat 550 - Applied Probability (3 units)
  • One upper division course in geometry (3 units)
  • 3 units of electives

Other requirements

Language Requirement.
Competency (successfully completing the third college semester or fifth college quarter) is required in one foreign language to fulfill the graduation requirement. Refer to the section of this catalog on “Graduation Requirements.”

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement.
Passing the Writing Placement Assessment with a score of 10 or completing one of the approved upper division writing courses (W) with a grade of C (2.0) or better. See “Graduation Requirements” section for a complete listing of requirements.

Master Plan.
A master plan of the courses taken to fulfill the major must be approved by the adviser and filed with the major department.