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Minor in Mathematical Sciences

If you decide not to major in mathematics, the mathematical sciences minor can accompany any baccalaureate degree offered by the University. The minor will strengthen your mathematical skills and improve your ability to solve problems in subject areas that use mathematics as a tool.

Degree Requirements

A minor in the mathematical sciences consists of at least 20 credit hours in mathematics courses. Students seeking a minor in mathematical sciences should consult with the chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences regarding a study plan.

Mathematical Sciences Minor Core (11 to 12 hours)

The following courses are required for all students completing a minor in the mathematical sciences:

Course Title Hours
MATH 2110 Calculus 1 4
MATH 2120 Calculus 2 4
  and  
MATH 2300 Linear Algebra OR 3
MATH 2200 Discrete Mathematics with Graph Theory 4

Mathematical Science Electives (9 hours)

Students completing a minor in the mathematical sciences must also take an additional three courses (9 credit hours) at the 2000 level or above.

Sample Course Sequences for Mathematical Sciences Minor

This is what a mathematics sequence might look like for a student whose major is business.

Course Title Hours
MATH 2110 Calculus 1 4
MATH 2120 Calculus 2 4
MATH 2300 Linear Algebra 3
MATH 2500 Statistics 1 3
MATH 3500 Statistics 2 3
MATH 4400 Mathematical Models 3

This is what a mathematics sequence might look like for a student whose major is engineering technologies.

Course Title Hours
MATH 2110 Calculus 1 4
MATH 2120 Calculus 2 4
MATH 2200 Discrete Mathematics with Graph Theory 4
MATH 2300 Linear Algebra 3
MATH 3100 Differential Equations 3
MATH 4400 Mathematical Models 3

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