This emphasis combines the degree and credential into a 135 unit, four year integrated teacher education program. The program is designed to qualify the student for a mathematics degree and a preliminary single subject teaching credential in mathematics.
A minor is not required with this major.
These courses must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or better and cannot be taken for credit/no credit (Cr/NC).
Competency (successfully completing the third college semester or fifth college quarter) is required in one language other than English to fulfill the graduation requirement. Refer to the section of this catalog on “Graduation Requirements.”
Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement
Passing the Writing Placement Assessment with a score of 8 or above before taking Teacher Education 405W* and earn a grade of C (2.0) or better.
Additional Requirements for Subject Matter Preparation Certification
Certification of subject matter competency by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics requires completion of all preparation for the major and major courses with the required grades. (At most one grade of C- or lower among the courses listed under the major is permitted. If a course is repeated, the highest grade will count.) Certification must be achieved before student teaching.
ITEP Admission Requirements
Students apply for admission to the mathematics major with an emphasis in integrated teacher education program (ITEP-SS) during the spring semester of their sophomore year. Students who qualify for admission the summer prior to their junior year must have a GPA of 2.67 or better, passing scores on the CBEST, a documented field experience, and complete program application.