20182019 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]
Mathematics B.A./B.S.


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1. Complete the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements.
A student must comply with all University regulations and satisfy the following requirements:
 Units and Residency (minimum of 120 units: 40 units of upper division coursework and 30 semester units at Stanislaus State. At least 24 of these 30 units must be earned in upperdivision courses, at least 12 must be in the major, and at least 9 must be applicable to General EducationBreadth requirements)
 Grade Point Average (minimum grade point average of 2.0 (C) or better)
 General Education (minimum of 49 units)
 Upper Division Writing Proficiency (minimum of 3 units)
 Pass the Writing Proficiency Screening Test (WPST)
 Writing Proficiency (WP) Course (may double count in the major)
 United States Constitution and California State and Local Government (minimum of 3 units)
 Multicultural Requirement (minimum of 3 units) (may double count with General Education requirements or in the major)
Subsequently all students must submit an application for graduation and receive approval from the major advisor, department chair, and Director of Academic Advising. For more information see the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements .
2. Complete the following prerequisites to the major:
Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
(21 units) Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
(24 units)
In addition to the requirements for the B.A., above, the B.S. also requires completion of the following: Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with the Mathematics Subject Matter Preparation Program (SMPP)
(26 units)
In addition to the requirements for the B.A., above, the SMPP also requires completion of the following: 3. Complete the major of not less than 30 units for the desired program, as outlined below.
All courses which apply to the major must be completed with a grade of C or better. The Bachelor of Arts Major
(without the Mathematics Subject Matter Preparation Program)
(30 units) 1. Complete the following courses:
(21 units)
2. Complete two of the following courses:
(6 units) 3. Complete selected upperdivision courses
as approved by the major adviser so the total upperdivision units in mathematics is 30 (3 elective units)
The Bachelor of Arts Major with Mathematics Subject Matter Preparation Program (SMPP)
(31 units) 1. Complete the following courses:
(28 units) 2. Complete one elective selected from the following:
(3 units) The Bachelor of Science Major
(30 units) 1. Complete the following courses:
(24 units) 2. Complete selected upperdivision courses
as approved by the major adviser so the total upperdivision units in mathematics is 30 (6 elective units) The following are strongly recommended for all mathematics majors:
1. Satisfy the university upperdivision writing proficiency requirement by completing:
2. Depending on the student’s interest and professional objectives
Complete one of the following sequences of courses outside the discipline of mathematics: 
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