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  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
Semester Catalog 2017-2018

Subject Matter Waiver Programs in Mathematics


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In order to obtain a Single Subject Teaching Credential in Mathematics, students must complete 1) subject matter certification requirements and 2) professional education coursework requirements. The Single Subject Matter Waiver Program in Mathematics as well as the Foundational Level Subject Matter Waiver Program in Mathematics listed below have been approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as satisfying the subject matter certification requirement for high school and middle school mathematics respectively. Students should consult advisors in the Charter College of Education and refer to the Charter College of Education section of the Academic Programs: College-Based and University-Wide chapter of this catalog for regulations governing required professional education coursework.

Students planning to complete a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics with the goal of a teaching credential in mathematics should follow the course listings for the B.S. Mathematics and select either the  Integrated Teaching option or the Traditional Teaching option, both of which are subject matter certified. Others who have already earned or are currently pursuing a baccalaureate in another discipline must pass either the appropriate subject examination (CSET MathematicsI-III) or complete one of the approved programs of course work listed below to complete subject matter certification in Mathematics.

Note: Students in these programs must earn a grade C or higher in all courses listed.

I. Subject Matter Waiver Program for Single Subject Credential in Mathematics (53 units)


The Single Subject Matter Waiver Program listed below has been approved by the California Commission of Teacher Credentialing for subject matter certification in the Single Subject Credential in Mathematics. The coursework prepares candidates to teach high school mathematics including general mathematics, algebra, geometry, probability and statistics, consumer mathematics, calculus and math analysis.

 

Note: It is assumed that students entering this program have completed the equivalent of CSULA’s pre-calculus sequence (MATH 1081 and MATH 1083 or MATH 1040). Competence in these courses can also be shown by passing the respective departmental exit exams.

II. Subject Matter Waiver Program for Foundational Level Credential


The Foundational Level Subject Matter Waiver Program listed below has been approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing for subject matter certification in the Foundational Level Credential in Mathematics. The coursework prepares candidates to teach middle school mathematics and some high school mathematics, including general mathematics, algebra, geometry, probability and statistics, and consumer mathematics.

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