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Mathematics Minor

Primary or Secondary Minor

A minor in mathematics is designed to help students develop skills in quantitative reasoning, problem solving, and data analysis. These skills can valuable in a variety of career fields, including computer science, business and finance, physical sciences, social sciences, and education.

Core Mathematics Minor Courses

MATH 217 - Calculus I

Functions, mathematical models, limits, continuity, slope and instantaneous velocity, derivatives, techniques of differentiation, related rates, linearization, exponential and logarithmic models, indeterminate forms, graphical analysis, optimization problems, antiderivatives, definite integrals, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus Prerequisite: Recommendation of the department chairperson based on mathematics assessment Read more »

MATH 218 - Calculus II

Techniques of integration, applications of definite integrals, numerical integration, improper integrals, differential equations, infinite series, convergence tests, power series, Taylor polynomials, parametric curves, polar curves, vectors, dot and cross products, lines and planes in space. Prerequisite: MATH 217 Read more »

Additional Program Requirements

A minor in mathematics also requires 10 credit hours chosen from MATH 200 and any other MATH courses numbered above 218.

For a 7-12 teaching endorsement with a mathematics minor, the course work must include: