## Minor in Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics offers an undergraduate *Minor in Mathematics* for all majors at Marshall University other than those in the Department of Mathematics.

Undergraduate students should pursue a *Minor in Mathematics* for:

- expanded job opportunities in business, education, government, and industry.
- preparation for aptitude examinations required for professional schools.
- a component of an application to law school.

### Requirements for a Minor in Mathematics

The undergraduate minor requires the completion of four courses; for a total of 16-17 credit hours.

The student must have:

- at least a 2.0 grade point average.
- at least two of the courses taken at Marshall University.

### Required Courses for a Minor in Mathematics

Course Number | Course Title | Credit Hours |
---|---|---|

MTH 229 | Calculus 1 | 5 |

MTH 230 | Calculus 2 | 4 |

MTH 300 | Introduction to Higher Mathematics | 4 |

Total Credit Hours |
13 |

### Elective Courses for a Minor in Mathematics

Choose any one of the following courses, for a total of 3 or 4 credit hours: |
||
---|---|---|

Course Number | Course Title | Credit Hours |

MTH 231 | Calculus 3 | 4 |

MTH 329 | Elementary Linear Algebra | 3 |

MTH 331 | Linear Algebra | 4 |

STA 345 | Applied Probability and Statistics | 3 |

MTH 405 | History of Mathematics | 3 |

MTH 430 | Topology 1 | 3 |

MTH 440 | Graph Theory and Combinatorics | 3 |

MTH 448 | Modern Geometries | 3 |

MTH 449 | Projective Geometry | 3 |

MTH 450 | Modern Algebra 1 | 3 |

MTH 455 | Number Theory | 3 |

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.

##### Contact us regarding Mathematics Undergraduate Degrees:

**Dr. Alfred Akinsete**

*Department Chair *

Office: 523/524 Smith Hall

Phone: (304) 696-6010

Email: akinsete@marshall.edu