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Mathematics, Mathematics Education Concentration, MA (Not Accepting Students)


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This degree is recommended for secondary school mathematics teachers who want to increase their mathematical competence and their knowledge of the teaching and learning of mathematics.

Requirements for Admission to Classified Standing

Admission requirements to classified standing for this program are the same as for the MA - Mathematics program, except the 18 semester unit requirement is replaced by 21 semester units.

Requirements for Admission to Conditionally Classified Standing

Admission requirements to conditionally classified standing are the same as for the MA - Mathematics program.

Requirements for Admission to Candidacy for the MA - Mathematics, Concentration in Mathematics Education

Requirements are the same as for the MA - Mathematics except that requirement 2 is replaced by: The Qualifying Examination is an individualized written exam on fundamental ideas related to the concentration in Mathematics Education. These ideas are normally covered in MATH 201A , MATH 201B , and MTED 209.

Completing Requirements for the MA - Mathematics, Concentration in Mathematics Education

Both Plan A (with Thesis) and Plan B (with Writing Project) requirements are the same as in the MA Mathematics except the thesis or writing project must be in the field of mathematics education.

Electives

The rules for elective units are the same as those for MA - Mathematics

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement

At SJSU, students must pass the Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR) .

Master’s Requirements (30 units)


Total Units Required (30 units)


The maximum number of upper-division undergraduate units that can be applied toward the master’s degree is 6.

Upon completion of the degree requirements, the student must have achieved minimum candidacy and SJSU cumulative grade point averages of 3.0 in order to graduate.

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