Natural Science Division
Requirements for a Minor in Mathematics

In order to graduate, you must have a major field of study. If, however, you already have a major and would like to take a number of mathematics courses, one of these two mathematics minors may be for you. There are two ways to minor in mathematics. The mathematics minor offers a firm foundation in mathematical thinking while allowing flexibility in choosing topics that interest you most. The applied mathematics minor is a variation which focuses on ideas that are of particular interest to those using mathematics in other areas of study, such as the sciences, economics, business, and engineering.

Mathematics Minor requirements

Required courses (16 units)
Math 150Calculus I4 units
Math 151Calculus II4 units
Math 250Calculus III4 units
MATH 320Transition to Abstract Math4 units

Choose two additional upper-division courses (8 units)
These are the common upper-division courses

Math 325Mathematics for Secondary Education4 units
Math 335Combinatorics4 units
Math 340Differential Equations4 units
Math 345Numerical Methods4 units
Math 350Probability4 units
Math 355Complex Variables4 units
Math 365Automata Theory4 units
Math 370Real Analysis I4 units
Math 380Algebraic Structures I4 units
Math 440Partial Differential Equations4 units
Math 450Mathematical Statistics4 units
Math 470Real Analysis II4 units
Math 480Algebraic Structures II4 units

Applied Mathematics Minor requirements

Required courses (22 units)
Math 151Calculus II4 units
Math 250Calculus III4 units
MATH 260Linear Algebra4 units
Math 340Differential Equations3 units
Math 316Statistics3 units

The Applied Math Minor is not available for the Computer Science/Math Majors.

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