We *encourage* sophomore pre-math majors interested in teaching mathematics as a profession to:

- take the Math 74 XP seminar*
- complete Math 32A, 32B, 33A, 33B, and 115A
- finish completing two of:

Physics 1B or 5B, Physics 1C or 5C, Chem 20A, Chem 20B, or Pic 10B – 97 - if you haven’t already, complete the California Basic Education Skills Test (CBEST)** required for a CA Teaching Credential
- if you are interested in completing the Math for LA: Integrated Pathway, be sure to apply before Fall of your junior year.

## Pedagogical Content Courses

##### Math 74XP: Mathematics and Pedagogy for Teaching Elementary Mathematics

##### Winter Quarter

Explore K-5 mathematics from a professional perspective. Practice effective teaching strategies for all learners. Discuss current research and standards in math education. Complete field work in a local elementary school. Prerequisite: None. This field experience counts for 20 of the 600 clinical fieldwork hours required for a CA Teaching Credential.

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*If you were not able to sign up for Math 73XP freshman year, you can enroll in that course this year as well. Math 73XP is only offered in the Fall.*