Mathematics Minor

In order to pursue a Mathematics Minor the following courses or their equivalents are prerequisites for all upper level mathematics courses:

Minor Requirements (21 credits):

  • 18 credits of mathematics (MAT)
    • Up to four credits of computer science (CSC) may be counted towards the 18 credit total.
    • Six upper-division (300-, 400-level) credits in mathematics (MAT) must be included in the 18 credit total.
  • Three credits from one of the following sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Geology or Physics. Mathematics is often called the language of science. Therefore, a study of mathematics is not complete without experiencing its use in science.

Students who wish to satisfy the requirements for a second teaching field in Secondary education must complete 20 credits of mathematics (MAT) courses including the following courses:

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Discover and utilize effective analysis and problem solving skills in mathematics and mathematical applications.
  • Effectively express discipline-specific content and articulate broad connections among disciplines verbally, mathematically and through written works.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the role of mathematics, mathematical applications and technology in the larger community including, but not limited to: a knowledge of ethical standards, the ramifications of technological advances and activities, and the role of all mathematics in society.