Minor in Mathematics


The purpose of this minor is to prepare undergraduates students in the discipline of mathematics while the student is pursuing a major in another field of study. This minor would apply to students majoring in the following disciplines but is not limited to these fields only: Biology, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Psychology and Business Administration.

For a minor in mathematics, students must complete successfully at least 18 semester hours numbered, including MAT 271 , Calculus I, MAT 272, Calculus II and above. Additional courses should be selected from those required for mathematics major. All other prerequisite courses such as MAT 251, Trigonometry, MAT 255, Pre-Calculus, MAT 260, Elementary Statistics are not considered as required courses for the minor in mathematics, but are required in order to take major courses described below. The following table provides the required and  other suggested additional courses for mathematics minor.

Suggested Courses for the Minor in Mathematics

Required Courses

Hours

Additional Courses (Choose minimum one four hour course or two three hour courses.)

Hours

MAT 271 Calculus 1

4

MAT 310 Calculus 3

4

MAT 272 Calculus 2

4

MAT 402 differential

Equations

4

MAT 290

Set Theory and Logic

3

MAT 401Abstract Algebra

3

MAT 302 Elementary Linear Algebra

3

MAT 305 Probabilty and Statistics

3

Total Number of hours

14

Minimum Additional Hours Required

4

Total Minimum Requirements for the Minor in Mathematics

18

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