Mar 21, 2018  
2016-2018 Catalog 
2016-2018 Catalog

Single-Subject Matter Preparation Program in Mathematics

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Program of Study

Students interested in teaching mathematics at the secondary level may wish to complete the Single-Subject Matter Preparation Program (SSMP) in Mathematics. To be admitted to a Single Subject Teaching Credentialing program, a prospective teacher must earn a bachelor’s degree and demonstrate subject matter competence. Satisfying the requirements of the SSMP demonstrates the subject matter competence required for a credential in mathematics.

Students interested in the SSMP should consult the mathematics SSMP Coordinator as soon as possible to obtain detailed information on GPA requirements and the portfolio of work which must be compiled, as well as advice on how to best coordinate completion of the SSMP and the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics.

Note: The SSMP is not a major. Students must also satisfy the requirements of a major to receive a bachelor’s degree. For more information on the single subject matter preparation, see the link on the department web site:

Nine (9) Elective Units Chosen from the Following Courses: (9 Units)


Or any mathematics courses numbered 411 through 599 approved for the mathematics major, and not already used to satisfy a requirement above. In addition, students must complete the statistics requirement by either successfully completing MATH 242  or MATH 442 . The course MATH 442  counts 3 units toward the 9 unit elective requirement, MATH 242  does not.

Total (58-62 Units)

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