CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH
POLICY STATEMENT

                                                                                                                                        NUMBER: 77-24
                                                                                                                                        FILE: Option

SUBJECT: Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics-Statistics Option

The following policy statement, recommended by the Academic Senate at its meeting of November 6, 1975, and approved by the President on July 30, 1976, is as follows:

Lower Division : English 101; Mathematics 117 (unless exempted by placement test), 122, 123, 224, and 270; and any one of the following: 10 units of chemistry, 8 units of one foreign language, 6 units of philosophy, 6 units of physics, or 6 units in a field in which approved upper division statistics courses are also taken. If physics is taken, it must include either Physics 100A or 110 but not both. Physics 104 is not acceptable.

Upper Division : A minimum of 30 units of approved upper division mathematics courses to include Mathematics 323, 346, 380A-B, 382B, 460A, and 3 units of Mathematics 495 or 497 taken after completion of Mathematics 380A. Mathematics 382A and 460B are recommended. Six additional units must be taken in fields outside mathematics; these must be approved by a mathematics advisor. In addition, any student planning to do graduate work in mathematics should take Mathematics 444 and other courses selected in consultation with his/her advisor.

Effective Date: 9/1/77

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6/29/77