The CSUEB Single Subject Matter Program in Foundational Mathematics includes a variety of courses intended to prepare students for a career as a middle school mathematics teacher. CSUEB’s Single Subject Matter Preparation Program in Foundational Mathematics yields a State Board of Education approved certification. The certification allows a student to waive taking the two required math California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSETs). If a student subsequently wishes to complete a California Secondary Teaching Credential in Foundational-level Mathematics, in addition to the required mathematics courses, a year of education courses and practice teaching is required.
Thirty three (33) semester units are required in the Single Subject Matter Preparation Program in Foundational Mathematics.
The following 20 units of core coursework are required: