Single Subject Teaching Credential

Students interested in obtaining the California Single Subject Secondary Teaching Credential in mathematics should meet with advisors in the Mathematics Department and the School of Education. Most students complete the teacher preparation program, including student teaching, during a fifth year of study following graduation.

B.S. degree leading to the teaching credential requirements:

  • MATH 122, 201 or 204, 221, 241, 245, 251, 311, 312, 321, 341, 459;

  • CS 110.

  • At least 12 credits in courses outside mathematics that involve quantitative or logical reasoning, or a minor or second major in any field.

In addition, students seeking a Single-Subject Secondary Teaching Credential must satisfy the requirements for admission to the Basic Teaching Credential Program and, once admitted to this program, must satisfy the professional preparation requirements of the Single Subject Secondary Credential Program. See the School of Education section of this Catalog for details.

The Department of Mathematics recommends that students seeking a California Single Subject Secondary Teaching Credential in math ematics complete a minor in another academic area commonly taught in secondary schools.