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Minor in Mathematics

The Minor in Mathematics enables students to deepen knowledge of mathematics while pursuing a major in a field which makes significant use of mathematics. Such majors include the sciences, social science, statistics, data management, and many others.  The Minor in Mathematics also helps prepare you to apply for graduate school and expands the ranges of subjects students will be able to teach in the future.

Mathematics Minor Required Courses

Students minoring in Mathematics must have at least nine credit hours at the upper level and at least 20 credit hours total, as minor electives.  Students must complete the following courses for a total of 11 semester credit hours:
  • MATH 2413 Calculus I 
  • MATH 2414 Calculus II
  • MATH 3305 Mathematical Reasoning

Other Required Courses

Students must complete one of the following courses:
  • MATH 2415 Calculus III
  • MATH 3320 Differential Equations
  • MATH 3301 Statistics
  • MATH 3360 Intermediate Analysis
 Students must complete one of the following courses:
  • MATH 3310 Linear Algebra 
  • MATH 3315 Algebraic Structures
  • COSC 3312 Discrete Mathematics

Students must complete one more upper level math class for a total of three semester credit hours.

To declare a Minor in Mathematics, obtain advice, or seek approval of substitutions for course requirements, students should consult their academic advisor.