Mathematics B.S.

Core Curriculum Requirements54-52
Major Core Requirements and Math Electives50
General Electives16-18
Total Units120

Mathematics Major Core Requirements

Lower Division
MATH-180CCalculus 14
MATH-181CCalculus II4
CSCI-100CIntroduction to Computer Science3
CSCI-100CLIntroduction to Computer Science Lab1
MATH-265CIntro to Statistical Methods3
MATH-207Computer Programming3
MATH-281Multivariable Calculus4
MATH-285Intro to Adv Mathematics3
Upper Division
MATH-300Linear Algebra3
MATH-310Differential Equations3
MATH-365Probability and Statistics3
MATH-390Numerical Analysis3
MATH-485Undergraduate Research2
or MATH-450 UG Research and Internship Program
or MATH-488 Senior Project
MATH-499CMathematics Capstone2
MATH Core Electives
Select nine units from the following:9
Number Theory
Discrete Mathematics
Casualty & Actuarial Mathematics
Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
and Mechanics of Solids and Fluids Lab
Database Management
Data Mining
Data Visualization
Total Units50

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 Science and Mathematics.


Plan of Study Grid
Year 1 Term 1Units
CORE-100C Cornerstone 1
MATH-180C Calculus 1 4
ENGL-120C Persuasive Writing 3
KINE-145C Lifetime Fitness/Wellness Lect 1
NT-101C New Testament Survey 3
HIST-PLCR1History Core Requirement (US History) 3
 Units15
Year 1 Term 2
MATH-181C Calculus II 4
THEO-PLHDTheology Core Requirement 3
CSCI-100C Introduction to Computer Science 3
CSCI-100CL Introduction to Computer Science Lab 1
MATH-285 Intro to Adv Mathematics 3
KINE-146C Lifetime Fitness/Well Activity 1
COMM-201C Speech Composition and Presentation 3
 Units18
Year 2 Term 1
MATH-281 Multivariable Calculus 4
PSCI-223C Mechanics of Solids and Fluids 3
PSCI-223CL Mechanics of Solids and Fluids Lab 1
MATH-300 Linear Algebra 3
MATH-375 Discrete Mathematics 3
 Units14
Year 2 Term 2
MATH-265C Intro to Statistical Methods 3
PSCI-225 Electricity and Magnetism 3
PSCI-225L Electricity and Magnetsm Lab 1
MATH-207 Computer Programming 3
MATH-PLUD3AMATH Upper Division Elective (3-4 unit) 3-4
 Units13-14
Year 3 Term 1
THEO-300C Developing a Christian World View 3
SOC-PLCRSocial Science Core Curriculum Reqm't 3
MATH-410 Abstract Algebra 3
MATH-PLUD3AMATH Upper Division Elective (3-4 unit) 3-4
OT-201C Old Testament Survey 3
 Units15-16
Year 3 Term 2
MATH-365 Probability and Statistics 3
MATH-485 Undergraduate Research 2
MATH-330 Number Theory 3
MATH-380 Elementary Analysis I 3
FINA-PLCRFine Arts Core Curriculum Requirement 3
 Units14
Year 4 Term 1
MATH-390 Numerical Analysis 3
ENGL-220C Researched Writing 3
HIST-PLCR2History Core Requirement (World Civ) 3
MATH-PLUD3AMATH Upper Division Elective (3-4 unit) 3-4
SOC-PLCRSocial Science Core Curriculum Reqm't 3
 Units15-16
Year 4 Term 2
MATH-420 Higher Geometry 3
MATH-499C Mathematics Capstone 2
ENGL-230C Literature and the Human Experience 3
MATH-PLUD3AMATH Upper Division Elective (3-4 unit) 3-4
CHIS-400C Christian Heritage 3
 Units14-15
 Total Units118-122