This minor meets the needs of non-mathematics majors intending to enter a middle school mathematics teaching credential program. It is of particular relevance for Liberal Studies students who would like to teach upper level elementary mathematics.

Lower Division Requirements (15-16 units)

(Including pre-/corequisites)

Choose one of the following:

  • MATH 101: College Algebra (3)
  • MATH 105: Pre-Calculus (4)
  • MATH 150: Calculus I (4)

Choose one of the following:

  • MATH 201: Elementary Statistics (3)
  • MATH 202/PSY 202: Biostatistics (3)

Additional required courses:

  • MATH 208: Modern Mathematics for Elementary Teaching I-Numbers and Problem Solving (3)
  • MATH 230/PHIL 230: Logic and Mathematical Reasoning (3)
  • MATH 240: Linear Algebra (3) permission of the instructor may be required

Upper Division Requirements (16 units)

(Including pre-/corequisites)

  • MATH 308: Modern Mathematics for Elementary School Teaching II-Geometry, Probability and Statistics (3)
  • MATH 318: Mathematics for Secondary School Teachers (3)
  • MATH 330: Mathematics and Fine Arts (3)
  • MATH 331: History of Mathematics (3)
  • MATH 499: Senior Colloquium (1)

Select one of the following:

  • MATH 492: Internship (1-3)
  • LS 499: Capstone Project (3)

Electives (3-4 units)

Choose one course from the list below:

  • MATH 150: Calculus I (4)
  • MATH 151: Calculus II (4)
  • MATH 300: Discrete Mathematics (3)
  • MATH 301: Discrete Mathematics for IT (3)
  • MATH 393: Abstract Algebra I (3)
  • MATH 438/PHIL 438: Philosophy of Mathematics (3)
  • MATH 482: Number Theory and Cryptography (3)

or

  • Other upper division math course 3-4 units