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Mathematics - Junior-Year Integrated Mathematics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
, CA,
The Junior-Year Integrated Mathematics teacher credential program at California State University Northridge begins in the junior year for students who apply and have been accepted to the program. JYI-Math integrates undergraduate subject matter knowledge with teacher education content and leads to both a B.A. degree in Mathematics and a Preliminary Single Subject Credential in Mathematics.


Upon entering the JYI-Math program during their junior year, full-time students may join a cohort and take courses as outlined by a teacher-preparation advisor in the Mathematics department (2- and 3-year plans are available). Part-time students may work at their own pace in a non-cohorted version of the program. JYI-Math incorporates the upper division requirements for a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics Secondary Teaching Option) with the requirements for the Preliminary Single Subject Credential in Mathematics. Students will be responsible for passing the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE). Students considering JYI-Math should seek advisement as soon as possible for guidance in meeting admission and program requirements.

The Mathematics - Junior-Year Integrated Mathematics program is offered at California State University Northridge.

Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of their program of study, JYI-Math students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a command of the content usually associated with an undergraduate degree in mathematics.
  • Communicate mathematical ideas clearly and cogently, both orally and in written form.
  • Present clear and rigorous proofs.
  • Build mathematical models and demonstrate problem solving skills, including the proper use of mathematical software.
  • Understand the principles underlying various branches of mathematics and recognize their interrelationship.
  • Experience mathematical discovery and independently read and understand mathematical articles or texts written at an undergraduate level.

In addition, JYI-Math students, as Single Subject Credential Candidates, will demonstrate proficiency in the major domains of the California Teaching Performance Expectations:

  • Make subject matter comprehensible for student learning.
  • Assess student learning.
  • Engage and support students in learning.
  • Plan instruction and design learning experiences for all students.
  • Create and maintain effective environments for student learning.
  • Develop as a professional educator.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Calculus
  • Mechanics
  • Introduction to linear algebra
  • Equity and Diversity in Schools
  • Educational Psychology of Adolescence
  • Health Concerns of the Adolescent
  • Fundamentals of Teaching in Multiethnic Secondary Schools
  • Computers in the Instructional Program
  • Literacy, Language and Learning in Multiethnic Secondary Schools
  • Methods of Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School and Lab
  • Teaching English Learners in Multiethnic Secondary Schools
  • Advanced Field Experience and Seminar
  • Supervised Practicum and Seminar for the Single Subject Credential
  • Improving the Learning of Students with Special Needs through Differentiated Instruction and Collaboration

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

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    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Complete the “International Online Application” at Cal State Apply. 
  • A $55.00 (US currency) non-refundable processing fee.
  • Affidavit of Financial Support (.pdf) and bank statement. 
  • All OFFICIAL secondary-school records.
  • Official English translations of all academic records including certificates, degrees or diplomas. 
  • Applicants who have studied in the U.S. are also required to have the U.S. institution(s) send official transcript(s) directly to CSUN.
  • Submit a copy of your passport information page with your documents.
  • Results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or other acceptable test (see table below). Scores must be sent directly to CSUN from the testing agency.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    6888 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6888 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6888 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6888 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • 1520 - 2570 USD/month
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