Mathematics B.S. with an Integrated Teacher Education Program (ITEP)
- A Vanguard University graduate in Mathematics will demonstrate competence in mathematical abstraction;
- Effectively communicate mathematics both orally and in writing;
- Use the basic concepts of computer programming and numerical methods in solving mathematical and related problems;
- Be able to independently investigate a mathematical topic; and
- Demonstrate facility with the theory and applications of calculus.
Students seeking the Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics with a minor in Education must complete the academic program requirements as listed below. This program is associated with the Integrated Teacher Education Program (ITEP).
|Core Curriculum Requirements 1||45|
|Mathematics Major Requirements||53|
|Integrated Teacher Education Program Requirements||33|
Mathematics Major Core Requirements
|CSCI-110C||Introduction to Computer Science||4|
|MATH-265C||Intro to Statistical Methods||3|
|MATH-285||Introduction to Advanced Mathematics||3|
|MATH-365||Probability and Statistics||3|
|MATH-380||Elementary Analysis I||3|
|MATH-450||UG Research and Internship Program||2|
|or MATH-488||Senior Project|
|POLS-155C||American Democracy 2||3|
|EDUC-424||Foundations in Teaching for Single Subject||2|
|EDUC-426||Instructional Design and Subject Specific Pedagogy for Single Subject||4|
|EDUC-434||Curriculum Unit Planning for Single Subject||2|
|EDUC-435||Supervised Fieldwork for Single Subject||4|
|EDUC-442||CalTPA Cycle 1||0.5|
|EDUC-443||CalTPA Cycle 2||0.5|
|EDUC-444||Language Acquisition for Secondary Students||1|
|EDUC-447||Metacognition/Reading Strategies for Secondary Students||1|
|EDUC-452||Literacy in Content Areas for Secondary Students||1|
|EDUC-464||Use of Technology in the Classroom||1|
|EDUC-488||Clinical Practice Seminar for Single Subject||2|
|EDUC-489||Clinical Practice Fieldwork for Single Subject||8|
Number of units required from the Core Curriculum not included in the major requirements below.
POLS-155C American Democracy is both a CTC Credentialing requirement and fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement.
Disclaimer: This sample Four Year Plan is provided as a guide for the recommended sequencing of courses. Vanguard University requires that students complete a minimum of 120 units of required course work as outlined on the Requirements tab in order to receive a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science, or Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. It is the student's responsibility to confirm with the department the course rotation before enrolling in courses. If applicable, please note the footnotes at the bottom of the page for additional information related to courses listed in a particular year and term. Questions, contact the Department of Physical Sciences and Applied Mathematics.
Study Abroad Participation: Students interested in participating in the university's Study Abroad programs are encouraged to reach out to the Global Education and Outreach Office for more information and collaboration in their academic course planning. Students using Education and Training Benefits through the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs are encouraged to also reach out to the School Certifying Official for more information regarding how benefits can be applied.