This emphasis is for students who are interested in a career as a mathematics educator at the secondary school level. Please click here to download a copy of the fact sheet for the Secondary Education emphasis.
Requirements for the Major
Core Courses  
Courses  No. of Units  Semester Offered  Prerequisites 
Math 253 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I  5  Every semester  Math 152 or placement 
Math 254 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II  5  Every semester  Math 253 
Math 255 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III  3  Every semester  Math 254 
Math 280 Discrete Mathematics  3  Every semester  Math 253 
Math 301 Introduction to Analysis  3  Every semester  Math 255 and Math 280 
Math 355 Linear Algebra  3  Every semester  Math 250 or Math 253 
Math 452 Intro to Abstract Algebra  3  Every semester  Math 280 
Specialized Courses  
Courses  No. of Units  Semester Offered  Prerequisities 
Math 353 College Geometry  5  Every spring  Math 253 and Math 280, or consent 
Math 359 Mathematical Modeling & Statistics  3  Every spring  Math 255 or consent 
Math 441 Probability Theory  3  Every fall  Math 255 and either Math 280 or consent 
Math 453 Abstract Algebra  3  Every fall  Math 355 and Math 452 
For students declaring starting Fall 2014, the emphasis courses are:  
Math 353 College Geometry  5  Every spring  Math 253 and Math 280, or consent 
Math 359 Mathematical Modeling & Statistics  3  Every spring  Math 255 or consent 
Math 421 Mathematics for High School Teachers I  3  Every spring  Math 280, Math 301 & 3 units upper level math 
Math 422 Mathematics for High School Teachers II  3  Every fall  Math 353 and Math 421 
Other Requirements  
Courses  No. of Units  Semester Offered  Prerequisities 
English 370 or English 372 Technical Writing  3  Every semester  English 102 
Approved Minor (22  24 units)  
University requirements for BSE  
Licensure  34 units
