Q: How do I change my major to math?A: You need to complete the "Change of Major/Minor form" which can be downloaded from the Registrar's website under "http://www.sjsu.edu/registrar/forms/". The change of major request is subject to department approval and may require approval from AARS.
Q: Are there any requirements if I want to change my major to math?A: Yes.
If you want to change you major to math, you need to have a C- or
better in Calculus I (Math 30 or Math 30P) or a score of 3 or higher on
the AP Calculus Exam and a C- or better in Discrete Math (Math 42)
together with a 2.0 GPA or higher in all math classes taken, Precalculus
(Math 19) or above. Q: What is the hardest part of the major?A: That depends on whom you ask. What is difficult to you may not be difficult to others. It is generally agreed that Math 108, Math 128A/B, Math 131A/B are more abstract, more rigorous and more challenging than some other required courses. You should not plan on taking more than one of those in a regular semester. Each of Math 128 and Math 131 can take up as much time as two regular classes.Q: Should I join the Math Club?A: Definitely. Here is their website: http://www.math.sjsu.edu/~mathclubQ: How do the different degree programs offered by the Math Department differ and what careers might follow from them?A: This is a broad question. The title of the degree indicates what it is for but your advisor can enhance your knowledge in this area. Students should discuss career opportunities with their advisors. |