Minors

The department offers several minors for majors in other disciplines.

Liberal arts minor in mathematics
This minor is available to all students except those majoring within the department or in the School of Engineering and Computer Science. Twenty credits are required, chosen from MTH 155, 254, 275; APM 255 (or 257), 263; STA 226; MOR 242; or any 300–400 level courses labeled MTH, APM, MOR, or STA, except MTH 497. Each course used to satisfy the minor requirement must be completed with a grade of at least 2.0.

Secondary teaching minor in mathematics
To qualify for this minor, students must take 28 credits, consisting of MTH 154-155, APM 263, STA 226, MTH 302, MTH 462, and SED 427 (math section, previously called SED 426), with a grade of at least 2.0 in each, and an average of at least 3.00.

Minor in applied mathematics
This minor is designed for students majoring in the School of Engineering and Computer Science. Twenty-two credits are required, with a grade of 2.0 or better in each: MTH 254, 275, 302, either 452 or 475; STA 226 (or another statistics course approved by the departmental adviser); and one course chosen from among APM 255 (or 257), 263, MOR 242, or any 3- or 4-credit 300–400 level courses labeled MTH, APM, MOR, or STA, except MTH 497.

Minor in applied statistics
To qualify for the minor in applied statistics, students must take a minimum of 20 credits of STA courses, including STA 226, STA 402, and at least three other STA courses at the 300 level or above, excluding STA 501 and STA 502. Each course used to satisfy the minor requirements must be completed with a grade of at least 2.0.