Mathematics (MATH)

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  • In certain courses, at the discretion of the instructor, you may be required to buy a computer program and/or graphing calculator.
  • Completion of the Entry-Level Mathematics (ELM) requirement is a prerequisite for registration in all MATH courses.
  • Enrollment in any mathematics course requires a grade of C- or higher in all prerequisite courses or their transfer equivalents.

MATH 5L  Foundational Mathematics B  1 Unit  
Prerequisite: Credit in Math 031 or GE Math Ready with Support.  
Corequisites: MATH 105.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Foundational level California Common Core State Standards mathematics topics in support of general education mathematics. This course is a supplemental requirement for Math Ready with Support students required to enroll in designated general education courses. 3 hours laboratory.  (005498)  
Grade Basis: ABC/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 1 unit  
Course Attributes: Pre-Collegiate  
MATH 7L  Foundational Mathematics B  1 Unit  
Prerequisite: Credit in Math 031 or GE Math Ready with Support.  
Corequisites: MATH 107.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Foundational level California Common Core State Standards mathematics topics in support of general education mathematics. This course is a supplemental requirement for Math Ready with Support students required to enroll in designated general education courses. 3 hours laboratory.  (022081)  
Grade Basis: ABC/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 1 unit  
Course Attributes: Pre-Collegiate  
MATH 10L  Foundational Mathematics B  1 Unit  
Prerequisite: Credit in Math 031 or GE Math Ready with Support.  
Corequisites: MATH 110.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Foundational level California Common Core State Standards mathematics topics in support of general education mathematics. This course is a supplemental requirement for Math Ready with Support students required to enroll in designated general education courses. 3 hours laboratory.  (022082)  
Grade Basis: ABC/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 1 unit  
Course Attributes: Pre-Collegiate  
MATH 16L  Foundational Mathematics B  1 Unit  
Prerequisite: Credit in Math 031 or GE Math Ready with Support.  
Corequisites: MATH 116.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Foundational level California Common Core State Standards mathematics topics in support of general education mathematics. This course is a supplemental requirement for Math Ready with Support students required to enroll in designated general education courses. 3 hours laboratory.  (022083)  
Grade Basis: ABC/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 1 unit  
Course Attributes: Pre-Collegiate  
MATH 31B  Foundational Mathematics A  1 Unit  
Prerequisite: GE Math Ready with Support and Early Start Program.  
Corequisites: BIOL 102.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Foundational level California Common Core State Standards mathematics topics. Satisfactory completion of this course fulfills the prerequisite for enrollment in Math 005L, MATH 007L, MATH 010L, and MATH 016L. This course is a supplemental requirement for Math Ready with Support, Early Start Program Required students required to enroll in designated general education courses. 3 hours laboratory.  (022087)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 1 unit  
Course Attributes: Pre-Collegiate  
MATH 31G  Foundational Mathematics A  1 Unit  
Prerequisite: GE Math Ready with Support and Early Start Program.  
Corequisites: ERTH 101.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Foundational level California Common Core State Standards mathematics topics. Satisfactory completion of this course fulfills the prerequisite for enrollment in Math 005L, MATH 007L, MATH 010L, and MATH 016L. This course is a supplemental requirement for Math Ready with Support, Early Start Program Required students required to enroll in designated general education courses. 3 hours laboratory.  (022086)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 1 unit  
Course Attributes: Pre-Collegiate  
MATH 31N  Foundational Mathematics A  1 Unit  
Prerequisite: GE Math Ready with Support and Early Start Program.  
Corequisites: SCED 101.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Foundational level California Common Core State Standards mathematics topics. Satisfactory completion of this course fulfills the prerequisite for enrollment in Math 005L, MATH 007L, MATH 010L, and MATH 016L. This course is a supplemental requirement for Math Ready with Support, Early Start Program Required students required to enroll in designated general education courses. 3 hours laboratory.  (005493)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 1 unit  
Course Attributes: Pre-Collegiate  
MATH 31P  Foundational Mathematics A  1 Unit  
Prerequisite: GE Math Ready with Support and Early Start Program.  
Corequisites: PSSC 101.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Foundational level California Common Core State Standards mathematics topics. Satisfactory completion of this course fulfills the prerequisite for enrollment in Math 005L, MATH 007L, MATH 010L, and MATH 016L. This course is a supplemental requirement for Math Ready with Support, Early Start Program Required students required to enroll in designated general education courses. 3 hours laboratory.  (022085)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 1 unit  
Course Attributes: Pre-Collegiate  
MATH 101  Patterns of Mathematical Thought  3 Units  GE  
Prerequisite: GE Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Ready.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
An informal approach to mathematics designed to bring an appreciation and workable knowledge of the subject to non-majors. Not acceptable for a mathematics major or minor. 1 hour discussion, 2 hours lecture.  (005514)  
General Education: Quantitative Reasoning (B4)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 105  Introduction to Statistics  3 Units  GE  
Prerequisite: GE Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Ready.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Summary of numerical data, distributions, linear regression, and introduction to statistical inference. Statistical software is used. 1.5 hours discussion, 1.5 hours lecture.  (005501)  
General Education: Quantitative Reasoning (B4)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 107  Finite Mathematics for Business  3 Units  GE  
Prerequisite: GE Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Ready.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Solutions to systems of linear equations, matrices, linear programming, combinatorics, probability, binomial and normal distributions. 1.5 hours discussion, 1.5 hours lecture.  (005521)  
General Education: Quantitative Reasoning (B4)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 108  Statistics of Business and Economics  3 Units  GE  
Prerequisite: GE Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Ready.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Descriptive statistics, sampling theory, statistical inference and tests of hypotheses, analysis of variance, chi-square tests, simple regression and correlation, and multiple regression and correlation. 1.5 hours discussion, 1.5 hours lecture.  (001042)  
General Education: Quantitative Reasoning (B4)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 109  Survey of Calculus  4 Units  GE  
Prerequisite: GE Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Ready; MATH 118 and MATH 119 (or equivalent) with a C- or higher, or a qualifying score on the department administered calculus readiness assessment in addition to high school trigonometry and precalculus with a C- or higher.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course covers the fundamental concepts and techniques of differential and integral calculus with an introduction to differential equations. Emphasis on applications from the Life Sciences. This course is not intended for majors in mathematics, physics, chemistry, or engineering. No credit for students with credit in MATH 120. A score that meets department guidelines on a department administered calculus readiness exam must be achieved by those who claim high school equivalence. 4 hours discussion.  (005512)  
General Education: Quantitative Reasoning (B4)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 4 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 109X  Survey of Calculus Problem Solving Session  1 Unit  
Corequisites: MATH 109.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This is a 1-unit supplement to Survey of Calculus, MATH 109. This is structured as a workshop designed to complement MATH 109 students with broader and deeper applications of calculus, providing students with opportunities for additional problem-solving and skill-building in a student-centered collaborative environment. 3 hours independent study.  (021280)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 2 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 110  Concepts and Structures of Mathematics  3 Units  GE  
Prerequisite: GE Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Ready.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Structure of the real number system, operations on real numbers, number theory. Not acceptable for a mathematics major or minor. 3 hours discussion.  (005522)  
General Education: Quantitative Reasoning (B4)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 116  College Algebra  4 Units  GE  
Prerequisite: GE Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Ready.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course covers advanced algebra concepts beyond the scope of Intermediate Algebra. The topics include algebraic simplifying, conics, theory and solution of equations and inequalities, systems of equations, linear functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, polynomial and rational functions, binomial expansion, and partial fractions. 4 hours lecture.  (021954)  
General Education: Quantitative Reasoning (B4)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 4 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 117  Hands-On Lab, Mathematics  2 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 110.  
Corequisites: MATH 210 or faculty permission.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
The Hands-On Lab for Mathematics provides a rich, sustained, and guided teaching experience for undergraduate students preparing to be elementary or middle school teachers. By developing, refining, and repeatedly teaching a lesson aligned to California mathematics standards, prospective teachers gain insights into the complexities of teaching mathematics content. In addition, prospective teachers engage in Lesson Study with the teachers for these children, thus acquiring experience in a collegial relationship with practicing professionals. 2 hours seminar.  (020430)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 4 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 118  Trigonometry  3 Units  GE  
Prerequisite: GE Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Ready.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Trigonometric functions, graphs, identities and conditional equations, logarithms, solutions of triangles, and complex numbers. 3 hours discussion.  (005500)  
General Education: Quantitative Reasoning (B4)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 119  Precalculus Mathematics  4 Units  GE  
Prerequisite: GE Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Ready, and either 1/2 year of high school trigonometry or MATH 118 (may be taken concurrently).  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Functions and graphs, including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. Systems of equations and inequalities, polar and parametric equations, complex numbers, and analytic trigonometry. 4 hours discussion.  (005504)  
General Education: Quantitative Reasoning (B4)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 4 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 119X  Precalculus Problem Session  1 Unit  
Prerequisite: Faculty permission.  
Corequisites: MATH 119.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Designed to supplement MATH 119 with additional applications. Provides the student with the opportunity for additional assistance in developing problem-solving abilities. 3 hours independent study.  (005505)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 120  Analytic Geometry and Calculus  4 Units  GE  
Prerequisite: GE Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Ready; MATH 118 and MATH 119 (or equivalent) with a C- or higher, or a qualifying score on the department administered calculus readiness assessment in addition to high school trigonometry and precalculus with a C- or higher.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Limits and continuity. The derivative and applications to related rates, maxma and minima, and curve sketching. Transcendental functions. An introduction to the definite integral and area. 4 hours discussion.  (005506)  
General Education: Quantitative Reasoning (B4)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 4 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 120X  Calculus Problem Session  1 Unit  
Prerequisite: Faculty permission.  
Corequisites: MATH 120.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Designed to supplement MATH 120 with additional applications of introductory calculus. Provides the student with the opportunity for additional assistance in developing problem-solving abilities. 3 hours independent study.  (005510)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 121  Analytic Geometry and Calculus  4 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 120.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
The definite integral and applications to area, volume, work, differential equations, etc. Sequences and series, vectors and analytic geometry in 2 and 3-space, polar coordinates, and parametric equations. 4 hours discussion.  (005507)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 4 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 121X  Calculus Problem Session  1 Unit  
Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in MATH 121, faculty permission.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Designed to supplement MATH 121 with additional applications and expanded explanations of concepts encountered in second-semester calculus. Provides the student with the opportunity for additional assistance in coming to an understanding of the concepts of calculus. 3 hours independent study.  (005511)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 125  Advanced Number and Operation  3 Units  
Prerequisite: Successful completion of high school precalculus, concurrent enrollment in MATH 118 or 119, or faculty permission.  
Typically Offered: Fall only  
Investigate number and operation through calculation and abstraction, find patterns and relationships through computation, develop and test mathematical conjectures, and develop an appreciation of proof and an ability to make mathematical arguments. Basic concepts from Number Theory are explored, culminating in proof of the Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic and related theorems in other number sets. 3 hours discussion.  (021846)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 130  Introduction to R  1 Unit  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This accelerated short-course is designed as a primer to get the complete novice up and running with the basic knowledge of how to use the statistical programming language R. Target audience is anyone who wants to become the boss of their own data and conduct their own analysis. We cover how to get data into R, how to manipulate it into analyzable format, and how to create informative plots. Emphasis is placed on reproducibility and literate programming. The course culminates with a data exploration project. This course requires the use of a laptop computer and appropriate software. Typically offered as 3 hour discussion for 5 weeks. 1 hour discussion.  (021774)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 2 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division; Laptop required  
MATH 185  Data Analytics for Social Good  3 Units  GE  
Prerequisite: GE Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Ready.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course introduces students how to start harnessing the power of data to intelligently cope with the requirements of citizenship, employment, and family to be prepared for a healthy, happy and productive life. Students practice collecting and wrangling data into a usable form, visualizing large data sets to discover patterns, representing data in a meaningful way, exploring varying interpretations of the data and results, and discussing potentials for misuse and abuse. This course promotes critical reflection on the ethical, social, cultural, and political dimensions of data as well as providing direct hands on experience with both spreadsheets, and the programming language R. Students from all majors are welcome, no prior programming experience is expected. 1 hour activity, 2 hours lecture.  (022285)  
General Education: Quantitative Reasoning (B4)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division; Laptop required  
MATH 195  Project MATH Seminar Year 1  1 Unit  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
The Project M.A.T.H. Seminar - Year 1 is a biweekly seminar for students in their first year of Project M.A.T.H., an innovative program for students interested in becoming secondary mathematics teachers. Students work with mentor teachers, prepare and present lessons, and participate in a structured early field experience. Completion of the seminar series satisfies the Credential Program's Early Field Experience requirement. 1 hour seminar.  (020431)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 2 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 198  Special Topics  1-3 Units  
Prerequisite: GE Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Ready.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course is for special topics offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See The Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. 3 hours discussion.  (005528)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course more than once  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 199  Special Problems  1-3 Units  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course is an independent study of special problems offered for 1.0-3.0 units. 9 hours supervision.  (020782)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 210  Concepts and Structures of Mathematics  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 110.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Problem-solving, probability and statistics, measurement and the metric system, geometry. Not acceptable for a mathematics major or minor. 3 hours discussion.  (005523)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 217  Discrete Mathematics  3 Units  
Prerequisite: GE Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Ready, CSCI 111 with a grade of C or higher (may be taken concurrently), MATH 119 (or equivalent).  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Offers an intensive introduction to discrete mathematics as used in computer science. Topics include sets, relations, propositional and predicate logic, basic proof methods including mathematical induction, digital logic circuits, complexity of algorithms, elementary combinatorics, and solving linear recurrence relations. 3 hours discussion.  (005550)  
Cross listing(s): CSCI 217  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 220  Analytic Geometry and Calculus  4 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 121.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Vector functions and space curves. Functions of several variables, partial derivatives, and multiple integrals. Vector calculus line integrals, surface integrals, divergence/curl, Green's Theorem, Divergence Theorem, and Stokes' Theorem. 4 hours discussion.  (005508)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 4 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 220X  Calculus Problem Session  1 Unit  
Corequisites: MATH 220.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Designed to supplement MATH 220 with broader and deeper applications of calculus, providing students with opportunities for additional problem-solving skill building. Twenty hours activity minimum for credit, but 40 hours are available to students. 3 hours independent study.  (020358)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 225  Algebra Functions, Real and Complex Number Systems  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 125.  
Typically Offered: Spring only  
This course focuses on developing your abilities in making sense of algebraic manipulation in the context of functions, polynomial rings, and matrices. The course and the classroom are structured as a supportive, collaborative learning environment in which mathematical discourse is valued and exploration encouraged. You will investigate algebra and polynomials through calculation and abstraction, find patterns and relationships through computation, develop and test mathematical conjectures, and develop an appreciation of proof and an ability to construct mathematical arguments. More advanced concepts from Number Theory are explored, culminating in proofs of the Unique Prime Factorization Theorem and the Division Algorithm for different rings. 3 hours discussion.  (021953)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 230  An Introduction to Computational Mathematics  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 121, no previous computer experience required.  
Typically Offered: Fall only  
An introduction to the use of mathematical computer software. This course provides an introduction to a programming environment, preparing math majors to use computers to explore and solve varied math problems. The software used in this class depends on the instructor and may be chosen from Mathematica, GP/PARI, GAP, SAS, R, etc. This course satisfies the computer literacy requirement for mathematics majors. 3 hours discussion.  (005526)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 9 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 235  Elementary Linear Algebra  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 121.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Matrices, determinants, cartesian n-space (basis and dimension of a subspace, rank, change of basis), linear transformations, eigenvalues. Numerical problems will be emphasized. 3 hours discussion.  (005553)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 241  Secondary Math Early Field Experience  1 Unit  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This seminar and the associated CAVE field experience give prospective teachers early exposure to issues relevant to the profession of teaching secondary mathematics. In particular, the experience helps these future teachers develop a deeper understanding of the K-12 mathematics curriculum, understand connections between their university subject matter preparation and K-12 academic content, and reflect on developmental and social factors that affect K-12 students' learning of mathematics. 1 hour seminar.  (020432)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 4 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 260  Elementary Differential Equations  4 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 121.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
First order separable, linear, and exact equations; second order linear equations, Laplace transforms, series solutions at an ordinary point, systems of first order linear equations, and applications. 4 hours discussion.  (005509)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 4 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 260X  Elementary Differential Equations Problem Session  1 Unit  
Corequisites: MATH 260.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Designed to supplement MATH 260 with broader and deeper applications of differential equations, providing the student with opportunities for additional problem-solving skills. A minimum of 20 hours of activity are required to earn credit for the class; forty hours are available. 3 hours independent study.  (020315)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 290  Mathematics and Statistics Tutoring  1 Unit  
Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in a course offered through the Dept of Mathematics Statistics at CSU, Chico.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course provides supplemental mathematics statistics tutoring. 3 hours independent study.  (020823)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 8 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 295  Project MATH Seminar Year 2  1 Unit  
Prerequisite: MATH 195.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
The Project M.A.T.H. Seminar - Year 2 is the continuation of a biweekly seminar for students in Project M.A.T.H., an innovative program for students interested in becoming secondary mathematics teachers. Students work with mentor teachers, prepare and present lessons, and participate in a structured early field experience. They also take on a leadership role in the seminar. Completion of the seminar series satisfies the Credential Program's Early Field Experience requirement. 1 hour seminar.  (020433)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 2 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 298  Special Topics  1-3 Units  
Typically Offered: Inquire at department  
This course is for special topics offered for 1.0 - 3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from semester to semester and be different for different sections. See the class schedule for the specific topic being offered. 0 hours supervision.  (021615)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course more than once  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 299  Special Problems  1-3 Units  
Prerequisite: Faculty permission.  
Typically Offered: Inquire at department  
This course is an independent study of special problems offered for 1.0-3.0 units. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. 0 hours supervision.  (021629)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
MATH 300  Undergraduate Mathematics Seminar  2 Units  
Prerequisite: GE Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Ready.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course is designed to expose you to mathematics not normally covered in your regular curriculum. Guest speakers are drawn from the ranks of our faculty, including other disciplines, our students, and industry. Talks are interactive, participatory, and fun. There is no prerequisite, except an interest in interesting mathematics. Topics typically include selections from number theory, math education, statistics, problem solving, undergraduate research, calculus, differential equations, spatial and planar geometry, probability, computer applications, mathematical operations, modeling, topology, trigonometry, metric measurements, elliptical curves, and bubbles, among others. This exposure broadens your horizons and expands your curiosity in hopes that you will explore mathematics beyond your required courses. 2 hours lecture.  (021647)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 8 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 305  Conceptual and Practical Statistics  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 120 or MATH 109 (may be taken concurrently).  
Typically Offered: Spring only  
Design of statistical experiments, graphing, sampling techniques, probability, and common probability distributions will be discussed, with an emphasis on practical applications. Uses and misuses of statistics, misrepresentation of data, and proper and improper statistical analyses will be discussed. 3 hours discussion.  (005532)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 310  Patterns and Structures in Mathematics  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 110; MATH 210 or MATH 225.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Builds upon student's understanding of numbers and operations to develop their algebraic and proportional reasoning. Probability viewed as an application of proportional reasoning. Foundational statistics is also covered. Overall focus on developing a deep understanding of mathematics that is relevant to the teaching of Kindergarten-8th grade. Not acceptable for a mathematics major or minor except the Foundational Math Education option and Math Education minor. 3 hours discussion.  (005542)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 311  Intuitive Foundations of Geometry  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 110, MATH 210; or MATH 225.  
Typically Offered: Spring only odd years  
An intuitive approach to problem-solving in Euclidean, coordinate, motion, and space geometry. Concrete models are used for analyzing abstract ideas. Not acceptable for a mathematics major or minor other than the Math Education minor. 3 hours discussion.  (005543)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 314  Probability and Statistics for Science and Technology  4 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 121; and one of the following: CSCI 111, MATH 130 (may be taken concurrently), MATH 230 or MECH 208.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Basic concepts of probability and statistics with emphasis on models used in science and technology. Probability models for statistical estimation and hypothesis testing. Confidence limits. One- and two-sample inference, simple regression, one- and two-way analysis of variance. Credit cannot be received for both MATH 314 and MATH 315. 4 hours discussion.  (005533)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 4 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division; Laptop required  
MATH 315  Applied Statistical Methods I  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 105, MATH 109, or MATH 120, or faculty permission.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Single and two sample inference, analysis of variance, multiple regression, analysis of co-variance, experimental design, repeated measures, nonparametric procedures, and categorical data analysis. Examples are drawn from biology and related disciplines. The statistical programming language R is used. Appropriate for biology, agriculture, nutrition, psychology, social science and other majors. 3 hours discussion.  (005568)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 317  Cryptography  4 Units  
Prerequisite: CSCI 111; MATH 217 or MATH 330W.  
Typically Offered: Spring only  
This is the first course in cryptography with an emphasis on public key cryptosystems, digital signature schemes, and the underlying mathematical principles on which they are based. Students implement algorithms and solve problems in programming-based assignments. Some time is devoted to getting familiar with the Python programming language and the SageMath Software system. 4 hours discussion.  (022044)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 4 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 330W  Methods of Proof (W)  3 Units  W  
Prerequisite: GE Written Communication (A2) requirement and MATH 121.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
A survey of elementary principles of logic, emphasizing the nature of proof. Standard methods of proof will be illustrated with examples from various branches of mathematics, including set theory and the theory of functions and relations. Other possible sources of examples include the calculus, number theory, theory of equations, topology of the real line. 3 hours seminar.  (005530)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division; Writing Course  
MATH 333  History of Mathematics  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 121; MATH 220 or MATH 225; and at least one upper division mathematics course. Recommended: MATH 330W.  
Typically Offered: Spring only  
Study of the historical development of mathematics, with particular emphasis on the relationship between mathematics and society. 3 hours discussion.  (005531)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 337  Introduction to the Theory of Numbers  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 121, MATH 330W.  
Typically Offered: Fall only  
Basic properties of the integers, division algorithm, fundamental theorem of arithmetic, number-theoretic functions, Diophantine equations, congruences, quadratic residues, continued fractions. 3 hours discussion.  (005585)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 341  Mathematical Topics for the Credential  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 121 or MATH 225.  
Typically Offered: Fall only  
This course is designed to supplement the mathematical background of the candidate for the single subject credential in mathematics. The mathematical topics will be discussed from the student's and the teacher's points of view to aid the candidate in making the transition to secondary school mathematics. Topics include mathematical problem-solving, conceptual ideas using algebra, geometry, and functions, incorporating technology into the mathematics curriculum, and finite systems. 3 hours seminar.  (005544)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 342  Math Topics for the Credential  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 341.  
Typically Offered: Spring only  
This course focuses on having students examine mathematical pedagogy and the understanding and evaluations of students as mathematical learners as it analyzes secondary mathematics curriculum from an advanced standpoint. Students will have opportunities to be involved in the facilitation of mathematical learning. Topics include: history of mathematics education, contemporary mathematics curricula, problem solving, mathematical reasoning and methods of proof, mathematical learning theories, communication, assessment and collaborative learning communities. 3 hours discussion.  (005545)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 344  Graph Theory  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 121; CSCI 217, MATH 217, or MATH 330W.  
Typically Offered: Spring only odd years  
An introduction to graph theory and network theory. Directed graphs, trees, connectivity, duality, coloring, and planarity are studied both from a theoretical perspective as well as with respect to efficient algorithms. 3 hours discussion.  (005591)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 346  College Geometry  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 220 or MATH 225; MATH 330W.  
Typically Offered: Spring only  
An exploration of axioms and models for Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries focusing on the independence of the Parallel Postulate. Additional topics will be chosen from Euclidean plane geometry, transformation geometry, and the geometry of polyhedra. 3 hours discussion.  (005561)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 350  Introduction to Probability and Statistics  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 121.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Basic concepts of probability theory, random variables and their distributions, limit theorems, sampling theory, topics in statistical inference, regression, and correlation. 3 hours discussion.  (005534)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 351  Introduction to Probability and Statistics  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 350.  
Typically Offered: Spring only  
Continuation of MATH 350. 3 hours discussion.  (005535)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 360  Ordinary Differential Equations  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 260.  
Typically Offered: Spring only  
Systems of first order linear equations, existence and uniqueness theorems, stability, Sturm separation theorems, power series methods. 3 hours discussion.  (005538)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 361  Boundary Value Problems and Partial Differential Equations  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 260.  
Typically Offered: Fall only  
Partial differential equations, separation of variables, orthogonal sets of functions, Sturm-Liouville problems, Fourier series, boundary value problems for the wave equation, heat equation, and Laplace equation; Bessel functions, Legendre polynomials. 3 hours discussion.  (005540)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 385  Introduction to Data Science  3 Units  
Prerequisite: CSCI 111, MATH 130, or MATH 230; MATH 109 or MATH 120.  
Typically Offered: Fall only  
Data Science is the science of learning from data in order to gain useful predictions and insights. The course provides an overview of the wide area of data science, with a particular focus on the tools required to store, clean, manipulate, visualize, model, and ultimately extract information from various sources of data. Topics include the analytics life cycle, data integration and modeling in R/Python, relational databases and SQL, text processing and sentiment analysis, and data visualization. Emphasis is placed on reproducible research, code sharing, version control, and communicating results to a non-technical audience. 3 hours discussion.  (021756)  
Cross listing(s): CSCI 385  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 398  Special Topics in Math  1-3 Units  
Prerequisite: At least one 100- or 200-level mathematics course appropriate to the subject, faculty permission.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course is for special topics offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. 9 hours supervision.  (005559)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course more than once  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 399  Special Problems  1-3 Units  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course is an independent study of special problems offered for 1.0-3.0 units. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. MATH 399 cannot be used to fulfill major requirements without prior approval of the advisor and department chair. 0 hours supervision.  (005560)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 401  CMP Institute - Summer 1  2 Units  
Typically Offered: Summer session only  
CMP Institute - Summer 1 2 hours discussion.  (005578)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 4 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 405  Cmp Institute-Sp  1 Unit  
Typically Offered: Spring only  
1 hour lecture.  (005552)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 407  CMP Institute - Summer 2  1 Unit  
Typically Offered: Summer session only  
1 hour discussion.  (005579)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 2 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 420W  Advanced Calculus (W)  3 Units  W, GW  
Prerequisite: GE Written Communication (A2) requirement, MATH 220, MATH 330W, upper-division standing.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Limits, continuity, uniform continuity, the definite integral, series, convergence, uniform convergence, and metric spaces. Differentiation and integration of functions of several variables. Transformation of multiple integrals. 3 hours discussion.  (005575)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division; Writing Course; Graduation Writing Assessment  
MATH 421  Advanced Calculus  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 420W.  
Typically Offered: Spring only  
Continuation of MATH 420W. 3 hours discussion.  (005576)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 425W  Computational and Communication in Mathematical Modeling (W)  3 Units  W, GW  
Prerequisite: GE Written Communication (A2) requirement, completion of computer literacy requirement, MATH 225, MATH 235, MATH 330W, and upper division standing.  
Typically Offered: Fall only  
In this course, intended for pre-service teachers, student experience mathematical modeling with content common in the secondary setting (algebra through calculus) as well as from their undergraduate coursework and develop and produce formal modeling reports. Students use technology to aid in exploring real-world circumstances, make sense of and analyze existing models, and develop their own mathematical models. 3 hours discussion.  (021977)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division; Writing Course; Graduation Writing Assessment  
MATH 428  Differential Geometry  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 220, MATH 330W.  
Typically Offered: Fall only odd years  
The geometry of curves and surfaces in Euclidean 3-space. 3 hours lecture.  (005566)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 435  Linear Algebra  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 220, MATH 235, MATH 330W.  
Typically Offered: Spring only even years  
Vector spaces, linear operators, bilinear forms and scalar products, unitary spaces; matrix polynomials, eigenvalues, and Jordan normal form. 3 hours discussion.  (005581)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 437  Topology  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 220, MATH 330W.  
Typically Offered: Fall only even years  
Metric spaces, continuous functions, homeomorphisms, separation, and covering axioms, connectedness. 3 hours discussion.  (005563)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 441  Math Topics for the Credential  4 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 342.  
Corequisites: Assignment as a Mathematics Department intern.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Supervised internship in teaching mathematics with accompanying seminar. Guidance in facilitation of mathematical learning. Topics include contemporary mathematics curriculum topics, mathematical learning theories, communication, and assessment. 3 hours seminar, 3 hours supervision.  (005546)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 8 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 442  Mathematics and the Teaching of Mathematics  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 342.  
Typically Offered: Fall only  
Completes a three course series, started with two semesters of Mathematics for the Credential, MATH 341 and MATH 342. Students compare instructional strategies and explore the role content and pedagogical content knowledge has in these strategies. Central to the class is a lesson study project which entails a cycle of lesson development, implementation, reflection and revision, and implementation again. Students concurrently enrolled in EDTE 535A, Teaching Practicum I for Blended Math Candidates, are able to implement their lesson as part of the practicum, and have a real context for the full content of the course. 3 hours lecture.  (020978)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 449  Modern Algebra  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 220, MATH 235, MATH 330W.  
Typically Offered: Fall only  
Introduction to basic algebraic structures such as groups, ring, and fields. The fundamental concepts of homomorphism, subgroup, normal subgroup and factor group of a group as well as subring, ideal and factor ring of a ring; permutation groups and matrix groups. 3 hours discussion.  (005582)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 450  Mathematical Statistics  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 220, MATH 330W, MATH 351.  
Typically Offered: Fall only  
A rigorous theoretical treatment of the following topics: transformations of random variables, estimation, Neyman-Pearson hypothesis testing, likelihood ratio tests, and Bayesian statistics. 3 hours discussion.  (005562)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 451  Modern Algebra II  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 449.  
Typically Offered: Spring only odd years  
Continuation of MATH 449, topics may include group actions, the Sylow theorems, number fields, finite fields, algebraic extensions, field automorphisms, splitting fields of polynomials, Galois groups, and solvable groups. 3 hours discussion.  (021971)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 456  Applied Statistical Methods II  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 314 or MATH 315.  
Typically Offered: Spring only even years  
Advanced topics in applied statistics including multiple and logistic regression, multivariate methods, multi-level modeling, repeated measures, and others as appropriate. The statistical programming language R is used. Appropriate for biology, agriculture, nutrition, business, psychology, social science and other majors. 3 hours discussion.  (005570)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 458  Sampling Methods  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 314, MATH 315, or MATH 351 (may be taken concurrently).  
Typically Offered: Spring only odd years  
The theory and application of survey sampling techniques. Topics include simple random sampling, stratified sampling, systematic sampling, and cluster sampling. Appropriate for mathematics, computer science, psychology, social science, agriculture, biology, and other majors. 3 hours discussion.  (005573)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 461  Numerical Analysis  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 220 or MATH 260; completion of computer literacy requirement.  
Typically Offered: Spring only  
Approximation; numerical integration; numerical solution of ordinary and partial differential equations; interpolation and extrapolation. 3 hours discussion.  (005584)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 465  Introduction to Complex Variables  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 220.  
Typically Offered: Fall only  
Algebra of Complex Numbers, Cauchy-Riemann Equations, the exponential, trigonometric, and logarithmic functions, complex integration and Cauchy integral formula, Taylor and Laurent series, the residue theorem, conformal mapping, and applications. 3 hours discussion.  (005577)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 472  Introduction to Chaotic Dynamical Systems  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 260. Recommended: MATH 235, MATH 360.  
Typically Offered: Fall only odd years  
An introduction to the study of non-linear dynamical systems. Both discrete and continuous systems will be studied using classical analysis combined with geometric techniques and computer simulation. Areas of application include fractal geometry, coding theory, fluid turbulence, population fluctuation, and chaotic vibrations of structures and circuits. 3 hours discussion.  (005588)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 475  Calculus of Variations  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 260; MATH 361 is recommended.  
Typically Offered: Fall only even years  
Classical problems in the calculus of variations. Euler-Lagrange equations. Isoperimetric problems, Fermat's principle. Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics of particles. Two independent variables. Applications to physics and engineering. 3 hours discussion.  (005590)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 480  Mathematical Modeling  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 235, MATH 260.  
Typically Offered: Spring only  
The translation of real world phenomena into mathematical language. Possible applications include population and competing species models, mathematical theories of war, traffic flow, river pollution, water waves and tidal dynamics, probabilistic and simulation models. 3 hours discussion.  (005592)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 485  Advanced Topics in Data Science  3 Units  
Prerequisite: CSCI 385 or MATH 385; MATH 456 (may be taken concurrently).  
Typically Offered: Spring only  
Getting connected to current events in Data Science and building an online presence. Ethics of predictive analytics and privacy and open data. Reporting and dissemination of research using interactive dashboards and web-publishing. Introduction to current scalable technologies to handle Big Data. Introduction to advanced statistical analysis and machine learning techniques for Data Science. 3 hours lecture.  (021890)  
Cross listing(s): CSCI 485  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 490  Data Science Capstone  1-3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 485, senior standing, approved project, enrollment in the Data Science Certificate Program.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Students work independently to provide a service in the form of a data product to a local business, researcher, or community member. Students provide status reports at weekly meetings and present their finished project to a group of peers at the end of the semester in an appropriate venue such as at an undergraduate seminar series or poster symposium. 0 hours supervision.  (021898)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 495H  Honors Reading Course  3 Units  
Prerequisite: Admission to the Department Honors Program, completion of MATH 420W with a grade of B or higher.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Directed reading in an advanced topic under the guidance of an Honors thesis supervisor. The course exceeds the usual level of difficulty associated with undergraduate work. It provides the background necessary to write an Honors thesis. 9 hours supervision.  (005595)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 498  Advanced Topics in Mathematics  1-3 Units  
Prerequisite: At least one 300- or 400-level mathematics course appropriate to the subject, faculty permission.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course is for special topics offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. 3 hours supervision.  (005593)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course more than once  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 499  Special Problems  1-3 Units  
Prerequisite: Faculty permission.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course is an independent study of special problems offered for 1.0-3.0 units. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. 3 hours supervision.  (005594)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 499H  Honors Thesis  3 Units  
Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 495H with a grade of B or higher, and approval by the department Honors advisor and thesis supervisor of the proposed thesis topic.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
Preparation of written thesis in mathematics under supervision of Honors thesis advisor. The thesis, based on studies begun in MATH 495H, will require original work beyond that normally required in undergraduate work. Completed written thesis must be approved by the thesis supervisor and Honors advisor. A summary of the thesis will be presented by the student in public lecture. Successful completion of MATH 495H and MATH 499H is one of the requirements for being designated as an Honors graduate in mathematics. 9 hours supervision.  (005596)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
MATH 610  Topics in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers: Analysis  3 Units  
Prerequisite: Admission to the master's program in mathematics education or instructor permission.  
Typically Offered: Inquire at department  
Through an array of pedagogical strategies, secondary mathematics teachers explore analysis topics appropriate for the secondary school curriculum. These topics and strategies provide a basis for reflective analysis and deepening knowledge of analysis. 3 hours seminar.  (005599)  
Grade Basis: Report in Progress: ABC/NC  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Graduate Division  
MATH 615  Statistical Methods for Graduate Research  3 Units  
Prerequisite: MATH 105, MATH 305, MATH 315, or MATH 350 (only one is required).  
Typically Offered: Fall only  
Introduction to common procedures used to analyze data. Single and two-sample inference, analysis of variance, multiple regression, analysis of co-variance, experimental design, repeated measures, nonparametric procedures, and categorical data analysis. Examples will be drawn from Biology and related disciplines. Statistical computer packages will be introduced. Appropriate for biology, agriculture, nutrition, psychology, social science, and other majors. 3 hours discussion.  (005597)  
Grade Basis: Graduate Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Graduate Division  
MATH 620  Topics in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers: Geometry  3 Units  
Prerequisite: Admission to the master's program in mathematics education or instructor permission.  
Typically Offered: Inquire at department  
Through an array of pedagogical strategies, secondary mathematics teachers explore geometry appropriate for the secondary school curriculum. These topics and strategies provide a basis for reflective analysis and deepening knowledge of geometry. 3 hours seminar.  (005602)  
Grade Basis: Report in Progress: ABC/NC  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Graduate Division  
MATH 630  Topics in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers: Foundations of Mathematics  3 Units  
Prerequisite: Admission to the master's program in mathematics education or instructor permission.  
Typically Offered: Inquire at department  
Through an array of pedagogical strategies, secondary mathematics teachers explore the foundations of mathematics topics appropriate for the secondary school curriculum. These topics and strategies provide a basis for reflective analysis and deepening knowledge of the foundations of mathematics. 3 hours seminar.  (005601)  
Grade Basis: Report in Progress: ABC/NC  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Graduate Division  
MATH 633  Topics in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers: Number Theory  3 Units  
Prerequisite: Admission to the master's program in mathematics education or instructor permission.  
Typically Offered: Inquire at department  
Through an array of pedagogical strategies, secondary mathematics teachers explore number theory appropriate for the secondary school curriculum. These topics and strategies provide a basis for reflective analysis and deepening knowledge of number theory. 3 hours seminar.  (005605)  
Grade Basis: Report in Progress: ABC/NC  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Graduate Division  
MATH 635  Topics in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers: Discrete Mathematics  3 Units  
Prerequisite: Admission to the master's program in mathematics education or instructor permission.  
Typically Offered: Inquire at department  
Through an array of pedagogical strategies, secondary mathematics teachers explore discrete mathematics topics appropriate for the secondary school curriculum. These topics and strategies provide a basis for reflective analysis and deepening knowledge of discrete mathematics. 3 hours seminar.  (005600)  
Grade Basis: Report in Progress: ABC/NC  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Graduate Division  
MATH 637  Topics in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers: History of Mathematics  3 Units  
Prerequisite: Admission to the master's program in mathematics education or instructor permission.  
Typically Offered: Inquire at department  
Through an array of pedagogical strategies, secondary mathematics teachers explore the history of mathematics appropriate for the secondary school curriculum. These topics and strategies provide a basis for reflective analysis and deepening knowledge of the history of mathematics. 3 hours seminar.  (005603)  
Grade Basis: Report in Progress: ABC/NC  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Graduate Division  
MATH 640  Topics in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers: Modern Algebra  3 Units  
Prerequisite: Admission to the master's program in mathematics education or instructor permission.  
Typically Offered: Inquire at department  
Through an array of pedagogical strategies, secondary mathematics teachers explore modern algebra topics appropriate for the secondary school curriculum. These topics and strategies provide a basis for reflective analysis and deepening knowledge of modern algebra. 3 hours seminar.  (005598)  
Grade Basis: Report in Progress: ABC/NC  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Graduate Division  
MATH 650  Topics in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers: Probability and Statistics  3 Units  
Prerequisite: Admission to the master's program in mathematics education or instructor permission.  
Typically Offered: Inquire at department  
Through an array of pedagogical strategies, secondary mathematics teachers explore probability and statistics appropriate for the secondary school curriculum. These topics and strategies provide a basis for reflective analysis and deepening knowledge of probability and statistics. 3 hours seminar.  (005606)  
Grade Basis: Report in Progress: ABC/NC  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Graduate Division  
MATH 660  Topics in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers: Mathematical Modeling  3 Units  
Prerequisite: Admission to the master's program in mathematics education or instructor permission.  
Typically Offered: Inquire at department  
Through an array of pedagogical strategies, secondary mathematics teachers explore mathematical modeling appropriate for the seconday school curriculum. These topics and strategies provide a basis for the reflective analysis and deepening knowledge of mathematical modeling. 3 hours seminar.  (005604)  
Grade Basis: Report in Progress: ABC/NC  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Graduate Division  
MATH 697  Independent Study  1-3 Units  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course is a graduate-level independent study offered for 1.0-3.0 units. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. 3 hours supervision.  (005616)  
Grade Basis: Report in Progress: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Graduate Division  
MATH 698  Grad Advanced Topics in Math  1-3 Units  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course is for special topics offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. 9 hours supervision.  (005615)  
Grade Basis: Graduate Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course more than once  
Course Attributes: Graduate Division  
MATH 699P  Master's Project  1-3 Units  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course is offered for 1.0-6.0 units. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. 9 hours supervision.  (005622)  
Grade Basis: Report in Progress: CR/NC  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Graduate Division  
MATH 699T  Master's Study  1-3 Units  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course is offered for 1.0-6.0 units. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. 9 hours supervision.  (005620)  
Grade Basis: Report in Progress: CR/NC  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Graduate Division