May 28, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Bulletin 
2024-2025 Academic Bulletin

Mathematics Minor

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If you enjoy math but are not quite ready to commit to a major, a minor in mathematics will communicate to others your interest and abilities in logical thought, persistence, attention to detail, and problem-solving.  If you start with a Mathematical Studies major and discover that your schedule or passion doesn’t allow you to finish, then you can still have a minor showing on your transcript.

Minor Requirements for Elementary or Secondary Certification

For more information regarding teacher certification with a minor, see the Department of Teaching, Learning & Curriculum . Students in an elementary or secondary teacher certification program are required to take the following courses:

Student Learning Outcomes

Students in this program will:

  • Achieve practical fluency in the methods and applications of calculus and introductory linear algebra.
  • Use appropriate mathematical techniques and ideas to solve problems and analyze real-world systems.
  • Become acquainted with formal mathematical reasoning, including proofs.

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