# Mathematics Major (B.A.) with Integrated Credential

This degree program is offered collaboratively by the Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Division of Teacher Education in the School of Education. Students earn a bachelor of arts degree in mathematics and a single-subject teaching credential in a total of four years. Full program details and requirements are available on the Integrated Bachelor’s/Credential Program page of this catalog.

## Major Requirements

Code | Title | Units |
---|---|---|

Required Courses | ||

MATH 165 | Calculus I | 3 |

MATH 166 | Calculus II | 3 |

MATH 167 | Sequences and Series ^{F} | 1 |

MATH 250 | Data Analysis ^{F} | 3 |

MATH 268 | Multivariable Calculus | 3 |

MATH 270 | Ordinary Differential Equations ^{S} | 4 |

MATH 280 | Discrete Mathematics and Proof ^{F} | 3 |

MATH 290 | Linear Algebra ^{S} | 3 |

MATH 400 | Abstract Algebra ^{ES} | 3 |

MATH 450 | Real Analysis ^{EF} | 3 |

MATH 480 | Writing 3: Mathematical Reading, Writing, and Presentation ^{1, F} | 3 |

MATH 496 | Mathematics Senior Seminar ^{2, S} | 3 |

PHYC 161 | Physics for Science and Engineering I ^{3, F} | 5 |

CS 120 | Introduction to Computer Science I ^{4} | 4 |

Total Units | 44 |

In addition to the required courses above, complete one of the tracks below.

Code | Title | Units |
---|---|---|

General Mathematics Track | ||

Complete at least 14 units from the courses below. You must complete MATH 361 and at least one of MATH 460 and MATH 470. You cannot count both PHYC 162 and CS 125. | 14 | |

Vector Calculus ^{EF} | ||

Geometry ^{S} | ||

Probability and Statistics I | ||

Number Theory ^{OF} | ||

Topology ^{OS} | ||

Complex Analysis ^{ES} | ||

Advanced Topics in Mathematics | ||

Physics for Science and Engineering II ^{S} | ||

Introduction to Computer Science II | ||

Total Units | 14 |

Code | Title | Units |
---|---|---|

Secondary Math Education Track | ||

Complete all 16 units below. This track meets the requirements of the CTC-approved Single Subject Waiver program. | ||

MATH 130 | Introduction to Statistics ^{5} | 3 |

MATH 301 | Mathematics for Secondary Teachers ^{OF} | 3 |

MATH 340 | Geometry ^{S} | 3 |

MATH 390 | Number Theory ^{OF} | 3 |

EDLS 202 | Introduction to Teaching as a Profession (7-12) ^{6} | 4 |

Total Units | 16 |

^{1} | Meets the General Education Writing 3 requirement. |

^{2} | Meets the General Education Integrative and Applied Learning requirement. |

^{3} | Meets the General Education Natural Sciences requirement. |

^{4} | Meets the General Education Oral Communication requirement if taken with CS 290 and CS 480, or ENGR 240 and ENGR 480. |

^{5} | Meets the General Education Quantitative Literacy requirement. |

^{6} | Meets the General Education Civic Knowledge and Engagement requirement. |

F | Offered in Fall only |

S | Offered in Spring only |

F/S | Offered in both Fall and Spring terms |

EF | Offered in Fall in even years |

ES | Offered in Spring in even years |

OF | Offered in Fall in odd years |

OS | Offered in Spring in odd years |

## Credential Requirements

Code | Title | Units |
---|---|---|

Foundation Courses | ||

TESP 501 | Art of Teaching I: Foundations of Teaching ^{1} | 3 |

TESP 511 | Art of Teaching II: Pedagogy and Instructional Design ^{1} | 3 |

TESP 502 | Science of Teaching I: How Students Learn ^{1} | 3 |

TESP 512 | Science of Teaching II: Effective Assessment Strategies for All Learners ^{1} | 3 |

TESP 503 | The Soul of Teaching: Tapestry of American Education | 3 |

TESP 504 | Schools and Educational Systems | 3 |

Specialization Courses | ||

TEP 531 | Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing (7-12) | 3 |

TEP 532 | Secondary Pedagogy I: Teaching in Secondary Schools (7-12) | 2 |

TEP 533 | The Differentiated Classroom: Maximizing Capacity of Each Learner (7-12) | 3 |

TEP 534 | Secondary Pedagogy II: Content-Specific Strategies, Teaching, and Assessment (7-12) | 2 |

TEP 561 | Clinical Practice I: Single Subject Credential | 2 |

TEP 562 | Clinical Practice II: Single Subject Credential | 2 |

Total Units | 32 |

^{1} | Must be completed prior to beginning clinical practice. |

The following courses meet the undergraduate General Education requirements within the Integrated Bachelor’s/Credential Program:

- TESP 502 meets the General Education Social Sciences requirement.
- TESP 503 meets the General Education Intercultural Competence requirement.
- TESP 504 meets the General Education Civic Knowledge and Engagement requirement.
- TEP 551 and TEP 552 combined, and TEP 561 and TEP 562 combined, meet the General Education Integrative and Applied Learning requirement.

## B.A. in Mathematics

## Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program shall be able to:- Master fundamental mathematical methods and problem solving strategies.
- Employ logical reasoning and standard proof techniques to construct rigorous mathematical arguments.
- Communicate mathematical ideas in speech and writing, combining precise language and notation with insightful explanation.
- Use mathematical models to analyze cross-disciplinary problems.
- Employ appropriate technology and computational techniques.
- Articulate how Christian perspectives and the study of mathematics and its applications mutually inform and enhance each other.

## Teaching Credential

## Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program shall be able to:- Engage and support all students in learning.
- Create and maintain effective environments for student learning.
- Understand and organize subject matter for student learning.
- Plan instruction and design learning experiences for all students.
- Assess student learning.
- Develop as a professional educator.