# Requirements of Math Education Option in Math
Major

Updated
Sat Aug 27 11:20:20 PDT 2011

#### Notice:

The university requires all undergraduate students to complete
40 units in upper division courses. Completing the math major and
upper division GE is not enough. It is *the student's*
responsibility, not the math department's responsibility, to make
sure this requirement is met.

### Mathematics Education Option (67 units)

Single Field Major - No minor is required.

A grade of C or better is required in every course used in the
major.

- A. Lower Division Required Courses (40 units)
- MAT 131 Elementary Statistics and Probability (3 units)
- MAT 143 Problem Solving in Mathematics (3 units)
- MAT 191 Calculus I (5 units)
- MAT 193 Calculus II (5 units)
- MAT 211 Calculus III (5 units)
- MAT 241 Programming and Technology in Secondary School
Mathematics Teaching (3 units)
- PHY 130 General Physics I (5 units)
- PHY 132 General Physics II (5 units)
- MAT 271 Foundations of Higher Mathematics (3 units)
- MAT 281 Discrete Mathematics (3 units)

- B. Upper Division Required Courses (27 units)
- MAT 331 Linear Algebra (3 units)
- MAT 333 Abstract Algebra (3 units)
- MAT 347 Modern Geometry (3 units)
- MAT 401 Advanced Analysis I (3 units)
- MAT 411 Mathematical Modeling or MAT 460 Graph Theory(3 units)
- MAT 443 History of Mathematics (3 units)
- MAT 447 Number Theory or MAT 448 Cryptography (3 units)
- MAT 489 Fundamental Mathematics and Teaching in Secondary
School (3 units)
- MAT 490 Seminar in Mathematics Education (3 units)

Course
descriptions and sample syllabi