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Sample Curriculum

Class of 2016+

This chart is based on the new university and college requirements ("core curriculum 2009") in effect in Fall 2009 for the class of 2013 and the revised requirements for the mathematics major in effect in Fall 2012 for the class of 2016.

Quarter |
Freshman Year |
Sophomore Year |
Junior Year |
Senior Year |

Fall |
Math 11 (Calc I) CSCI 10 (Intro CS) Crit Think Writing (STS) I Culture & Ideas I |
Math 14 (Calc IV) Diversity Foreign Lang. I Math 51 (Discr. Math)* |
Math 102 (Adv. Calc.)or Math 105 (Compl. Var.)or Math 153 (Interm. An. I)Math Up. Div. Math 100 (or Adv. Writing) (Elective) |
Math 103 (Adv. Lin. Alg.)or Math 111 (Abs. Alg.)Rel Theol Culture III Elective (Elective) |

Winter |
Math 12 (Calc II) Physics 31 Culture & Ideas II Rel Theol Culture I |
Math 52 (Abst. Alg.) Foreign Lang. II Math 22 (Diff. Eq.) Rel. Theol Culture II |
Math Up. Div. (Geom. or Discr. Math.or Appl. Math.)Civic Engagement Elective (Elective) |
Math Up. Div. Elective Elective (Elective) |

Spring |
Math 13 (Calc. III) Physics 32 & 32L Crit Think Writing (STS) II Elective |
Math 53 (Lin. Alg) Soc. Science Arts Ethics |
Math Up. Div. Culture & Ideas III Elective (Elective) |
Math Up. Div. Elective Elective (Elective) |

ADDITIONAL CORE CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS:

-- One course (which may be a core course) must be designated as an "experiential learning" course.

-- Students must declare a "pathway" by the end of their sophomore year and take 4 approved courses (which may fulfill other requirements) in that pathway.

- Students who show proficiency in a high-level programming language may substitute another course to fulfill the technology requirement in lieu of CSCI 10.
- Students planning to go on to graduate school in pure mathematics should take Math 105 (Complex), 111 (Abst. Alg. I), 112 (Abst. Alg. II), 113 (Topology), 153 (Interm. Analysis I), 154 (Interm. Analysis II).
- Students planning to go on to graduate school in applied mathematics should complete the emphasis in applied mathematics (see Section C below) and take Math 105 (Complex), 111 (Abst. Alg. I), 144 (Partial Diff Eq), 153 (Interm. Analysis I), 154 (Interm. Analysis II), 155 (Ord Diff Eq).
- Students are referred to the Bulletin for details concerning other recommendations and substitutions.

**
B-I: Special Recommendations for Those Preparing for Admission to California
Teacher Training
Credential Programs**

The State of California requires that students seeking a credential to teach mathematics or computer science in California secondary schools must pass the California Subject Examination for Teachers (CSET), a subject area competency examination. The secondary teaching credential additionally requires the completions of an approved credential program, which can be completed as a fifth year of study and student teaching.

B-II: Students may consider completing the ** Emphasis in Mathematics
Education**. In addition to the general requirement for majoring
in Mathematics,

- Students must complete Math 101 (Geom.), 102, 111, 122 (Prob. & Stats. I), 123 (Prob. & Stats. II) or 8 (Stats), 170 (Devel. Math.), either 175 (Numb. Th.) or 178 (Cryptography).
- Students must complete Educ 198B (Second. School Teach.).
- Physics 11 and 12 (formerly 20 and 21) may be substituted for Physics 31 and 32 (formerly 4 and 5).
- Students are strongly recommended to complete the Urban Education minor.

- Students must complete Math 102, 122, 123 (Prob. & Stats. II), 166 (Num. Analysis), and either 103 or 176.
- Students must also complete two courses from Math 125 (Financial Math), 144 (PDE), 155 (ODE), 164 (Comp. Simul.), 165 (Lin. Prog.), 178 (Cryptography), or an approved alternative (but not from other upper division computer science courses).

In addition to the general requirement for majoring in Mathematics,

- Students must complete Math 102, 122, 123, 125, 144, 166.
- Students must also complete Business 70, Accounting 11, 12, and Finance 121, 124.

Students are referred to the requirements for C.S. minors and the upper division tracks recommended for C.S. majors.

At least 12 upper division courses (60 units) are required for graduation.
Thus, if the English Composition course is **not** an upper division
course, at least three of the free electives must be upper divsion courses.

*The information presented on this webpage is not intended as the
official statement of graduation requirements. The student is referred to
the current University Bulletin.*

*Last Updated: 11 April 2013*