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.

 
 
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