Mathematics Minor


Minor Requirements

15 credits

Complete 5 credits of prerequisite coursework.

MAT-175Single Variable Calculus

4 credits


MAT-275Multivariable Calculus

4 credits


MAT-285Introduction to Proof

1 credit

Depending on math placement, students may be required to take MAT-150 prior to taking MAT-175 .

Complete 6 credits of upper-division (300- or 400-level) coursework in Mathematics.

MAT-ELEC-Any 6 credits of 300- or 400-level MAT courses

6 credits

Complete one approved laboratory course from any of the sciences listed below (4 credits).



GEO -Geoscience

PHY- Physics

ENV- Environmental Studies

Approved laboratory courses include BIO-201, BIO-202,  CHE-141, CHE-142, ENV-101, ENV-161, PHY-231, PHY-232, PHY-271, and PHY-272 .


Upon successful completion of this minor, students will be able to:

1) Demonstrate foundational knowledge of mathematics and mathematical thinking, including logical reasoning, abstraction, generalization, and proof;

2) Use mathematical ideas to solve problems in applied contexts, using computers when appropriate; and

3) Recognize contemporary social and ethical issues related to mathematics.