Senior Math Majors

We encourage seniors planning to teaching mathematics as a profession to:

Pedagogical Content Courses

About the Education Coursework

The Education coursework above is the pedagogical coursework required for a CA Teaching Credential. In addition, you will need to complete the EdTPA, a portfolio-like summative assessment. You will be guided through writing your EdTPA in these classes. Finally, the coursework includes 280 of the 600 hours of clinical fieldwork required for a CA Teaching Credential.


Math 105ABC

The Math 105AB&C coursework includes field experience that counts for 20 of the 600 clinical fieldwork hours required for a CA Teaching Credential. Prerequisites: 115A, 110A or 117, 120A or 123, and 131A.

PTE Request: Please fill out this Math 105 PTE Request Form if you do not currently satisfy the prerequisites above. For any additional questions, feel free to email Julian Rojas at

credential requirements

  • If you have not already done so, please satisfy the U.S. Constitution requirement for the CA Teaching Credential by either:
    1. Completing one of the following courses: Hist 13A, Hist 13B, Hist 13C, Hist 143A, Hist 143B, or Pol Sci 40
    2. Passing the U.S. Constitution TestRegister for it here.
  • If you have not already done so, please pass the California Basic Educational Skills Register for it here.
  • Work towards satisfying the Subject Matter Competence Credential requirement requirement by obtaining a degree in Math, Applied Mathematics, or Mathematics for Teaching, completing the Math Department’s Subject Matter Program, or earn a passing score on the California Subject Exam for Teachers (CSET).




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