2018-2019 Catalog

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Total Course Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree

See the "Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree" in the University Catalog for complete details on general degree requirements. A minimum of 40 units, including those required for the major, must be upper division.

Elective Requirements

Completion of elective courses (beyond the requirements listed below) to reach a total of a minimum of 120 or a maximum of 132 units.

General Education Requirements (49 units)

See the "General Education" requirements in the University Catalog or the Class Schedule for the most current information on General Education requirements and course offerings.

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement

See the "Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement" in the University Catalog.

Minor Requirements

No minor is required.

Major Requirements (59-68 units)

Students must select one of the options listed below. The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this degree. All courses used to satisfy this major must be passed with a grade of "C" or better.

Mathematics Option - (59-63 units)

A.  Lower Division Required Courses (32 units):

CSC 121Introduction to Computer Science and Programming I

4

MAT 191Calculus I

5

MAT 193Calculus II

5

MAT 211Calculus III

5

MAT 271Foundations of Higher Mathematics

3

PHY 130General Physics I

5

PHY 132General Physics II

5

B.  Recommended Course - optional (0-4 units):

CSC 123Introduction to Computer Science and Programming II

4

C. Upper Division Required Courses (18 units):

MAT 321Probability and Statistics

3

MAT 331Linear Algebra

3

MAT 333Abstract Algebra

3

MAT 401Advanced Analysis I

3

MAT 403Advanced Analysis II

3

MAT 421Complex Analysis

3

D. Additional Upper Division Required Course (3 units):

MAT 311Differential Equations

3

Or

MAT 411Mathematical Modeling

3

Or

MAT 460Graph Theory & Algorithms

3

Or

PHY 306Math Methods In Physics

3

Or

PHY 310Theoretical Mechanics I

3

Or

PHY 380Non-Linear Phenomena

3

E. Additional Required Course (3 units):

MAT 281Discrete Mathematics

3

Or

MAT 367Numerical Analysis I

3

F. Additional Upper Division Required Course (3 units):

MAT 361Finite Automata

3

Or

MAT 347Modern Geometry

3

Or

MAT 447Number Theory

3

Or

MAT 448Cryptography

3

Mathematics Education Option - (68 units)

This option will satisfy the subject matter preparation necessary for a secondary teaching credential in mathematics. Students do not get Subject Matter Preparation on their diploma; the diploma says Mathematics Education option.

A.  Lower Division Required Courses (40 units):

MAT 131Elementary Statistics and Probability

3

MAT 143Problem Solving in Mathematics

3

MAT 191Calculus I

5

MAT 193Calculus II

5

MAT 211Calculus III

5

MAT 241Programming and Technology for Teaching Secondary School Mathematics

3

MAT 271Foundations of Higher Mathematics

3

MAT 281Discrete Mathematics

3

PHY 130General Physics I

5

PHY 132General Physics II

5

B.  Upper Division Required Courses (28 units):

MAT 331Linear Algebra

3

MAT 333Abstract Algebra

3

MAT 347Modern Geometry

3

MAT 401Advanced Analysis I

3

MAT 411Mathematical Modeling

3

MAT 443History Of Mathematics

3

MAT 447Number Theory

3

MAT 489Fundamental Mathematics and Teaching in Secondary Schools

4

MAT 490Seminar in Mathematics Education

3