Undergraduate Studies Information
Undergraduate Minor in Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics offers an undergraduate minor in mathematics.
A minor in mathematics:
 provides expanded job opportunities in business,
education, government, and industry.
 prepares students for aptitude examinations requried for professional school
 can serve as a component of an application to law school.
The minor in mathematics is available for all majors at Marshall University other
than those in the Department of Mathematics.
Requirements for a Minor in Mathematics
The undergraduate minor requires four
courses, with at least a 2.0 grade point average and with at least two of the
courses taken at Marshall University. The complete minor requires 16–17 credit hours.
Undergraduate Minor in Mathematics 
Required courses (13 hours) 
 MTH 229  Calculus 1 (5 hours)
 MTH 230  Calculus 2 (4 hours)
 MTH 300  Introduction to Higher Mathematics (4 hours)

Elective (3–4 hours) 
Choose any one of the following courses:
 MTH 231  Calculus 3 (4 hours)
 MTH 329  Elementary Linear Algebra (3 hours)
 MTH 331  Linear Algebra (4 hours)
 MTH 345  Applied Probability and Statistics (3 hours)
 MTH 405  History of Mathematics (3 hours)
 MTH 430  Topology 1 (3 hours)
 MTH 440  Graph Theory and Combinatorics (3 hours)
 MTH 448  Modern Geometries (3 hours)
 MTH 449  Projective Geometry (3 hours)
 MTH 450  Modern Algebra 1 (3 hours)
 MTH 455  Number Theory (3 hours)

This page is an unofficial summary of degree requirements. The official
requirements are described in the most current Undergraduate Catalog. Students should consult
their advisor when deciding on a plan of study.