Mathematics B.S.

Core Curriculum Requirements 146
Major Core Requirements and Math Electives73-74
General Electives1
Total Units120-121

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-281Multivariable Calculus4
MATH-285Introduction to Advanced Mathematics3
Select two (2) electives from CSCI, PSCI, or MATH. One must be a lecture/lab combination.7-8
Upper Division:
ENGR-307Computational Problem Solving4
MATH-300Linear Algebra3
MATH-310Differential Equations3
MATH-330Number Theory3
MATH-365Probability and Statistics3
MATH-375Discrete Mathematics3
MATH-380Elementary Analysis I3
MATH-390Numerical Analysis3
MATH-410Abstract Algebra3
MATH-420Higher Geometry3
MATH-485Undergraduate Mathematics Research2
or MATH-488 Senior Project
MATH-499CMathematics Capstone2
MATH Core Electives:
Select nine units from the following:9
Algorithms and Data Structure
Database Management
Data Mining
Data Visualization
Casualty & Actuarial Mathematics
Total Units73-74

Number of units required from the Core Curriculum not included in the major requirements below. 

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 Mathematics and Physical Sciences. 

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Plan of Study Grid
Year 1 Term 1Units
CORE-100C Cornerstone 1
MATH-180C Calculus 1 4
ENGL-120C Persuasive Writing 3
NT-101C New Testament Survey 3
CSCI-100C Introduction to Computer Science 3
CSCI-100CL Introduction to Computer Science Lab 1
Year 1 Term 2
MATH-181C Calculus II 4
COMM-201C Speech Composition and Presentation 3
THEO-101C Foundations of Christian Life 3
POLS-155C American Democracy 3
CSCI-100C Introduction to Computer Science 3
CSCI-100CL Introduction to Computer Science Lab 1
Year 2 Term 1
MATH-281 Multivariable Calculus 4
OT-201C Old Testament Survey 3
MATH-300 Linear Algebra 3
MATH-307 Not Approved 4
Year 2 Term 2
MATH-265C Intro to Statistical Methods 3
SOC-PLCRSocial Science Core Curriculum Reqm't 3
MATH-310 Differential Equations 3
MATH-390 Numerical Analysis 3
Year 3 Term 1
THEO-300C Developing a Christian World View 3
MATH-PLUD3AMATH Upper Division Elective (3-4 unit) 3-4
MATH-375 Discrete Mathematics 3
SOC-PLCRSocial Science Core Curriculum Reqm't 3
Year 3 Term 2
MATH-330 Number Theory 3
MATH-380 Elementary Analysis I 3
MATH-485 Undergraduate Mathematics Research 2
MATH-PLUD3AMATH Upper Division Elective (3-4 unit) 3-4
HIST-PLCR1History Core Req (US Hist Or Democracy) 3
Year 4 Term 1
ENGL-220C Researched Writing 3
HIST-PLCR2History Core Requirement (World Civ) 3
MATH-PLUD3AMATH Upper Division Elective (3-4 unit) 3-4
CHIS-400C Christian Heritage 3
MATH-410 Abstract Algebra 3
Year 4 Term 2
MATH-420 Higher Geometry 3
MATH-499C Mathematics Capstone 2
ENGL-230C Literature and the Human Experience 3
MATH-365 Probability and Statistics 3
FINA-PLCRFine Arts Core Curriculum Requirement 3
 Total Units119-124