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A minor in mathematics consists of at least 18 credits (and a minimum of five courses) offered by the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, including the following:

Course Title Hours
Select a minimum of three credits of calculus 3
Select a minimum of nine upper-level credits 9
Select six additional credits. 6
Total Hours18

None of the following courses may be used to fulfill the required 18 credits:

Course Title Hours
MATH 303Investigations in Geometry3
MATH 361Numbers and Operations3
MATH 362Algebra and Functions3
Any 100-level course

Courses in subjects areas other than MATH cannot be applied to the minor. A minimum GPA of 2.0 must be achieved in the minor. Students in the mathematical sciences majors cannot minor in mathematics.