## Math Minor Information

The mathematics department offers a mathematics minor, as well as minors that specialize in operations research, statistics, mathematics for secondary education licensure, and mathematics for elementary and middle school licensure.

### 1. Mathematics Minor

Recommended for students who are majoring in fields related to Mathematics such as Business, Computer Science, Economics, Natural Sciences, Physical Sciences.

**Required Units (crs.):** 24 minimum

**Required Courses:**

- Mathematics: Core Mathematics Courses

**Electives:** Selected from the mathematics department’s Upper Level Course List to meet the minimum unit (credit) requirement.

### 2. Operations Research Minor

Recommended for students who are majoring in Business, Computer Science, Physical Sciences or similar fields.

**Required Units (crs.)**: 26 minimum

**Required Courses:**

- Mathematics: Mathematics 171, 172, 222, 256 and 301
- Business: Business 341
- Supply Chain Management: SCM 342 and 460

**Comment: **Mathematics 206 and 106 together may be substituted for Mathematics 171 with the consent of the mathematics department chair.

### 3. Mathematics Minor for Secondary Licensure

Recommended for students who are earning a degree in Secondary Education and are planning to teach mathematics or a related field.

**Required Units (crs.)**: 24 minimum

**Required Courses: **

- Mathematics: Mathematics 171, 172, 222, 256, 295, 301 and 331

**Electives:**Selected from the mathematics department’s Upper Level Course List or Mathematics 495 to meet the minimum unit (credit) requirement.

**4. Mathematics Minor For Elementary and Middle School Licensure**

Recommended for students who are earning a degree in Elementary Education, and are interested in teaching Elementary or Middle School Mathematics (Early Childhood through Middle School, or Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence certification).

**Required Units (crs.): **24 minimum

**Required Courses:**

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**Mathematics:**Mathematics 110, 211, 217, 490; plus three courses from: Mathematics 317, 319, 413, and 415.

**Comment:**Since the upper level courses are not necessarily offered at regularly-spaced times, it is important that interested students declare the minor no later than their sophomore year.

### 5. Statistics Minor

Recommended for students who are in the areas of Business, Computer Science, Education, Mathematics, Natural Science, Physical Science and Social Science.

**Required Units (crs.**): 26 minimum

**Required Courses:**

- Mathematics: Mathematics 171, 172, 222, 256, 301 and one course from Mathematics 302, 304, 305, 381, 385, 386

**Electives:**Selected from the following list to meet the minimum unit (credit) requirement.

- Mathematics: Mathematics 302, 304, 305, 381, 385, 386, 401
- Economics: Economics 472, 473
- Business: Business 341
- Supply Chain Management: SCM 342, 460

**Comments:**

- Mathematics 206 and 106 together may be substituted for Mathematics 171 with the consent of the mathematics department chair.
- Mathematics majors with an emphasis other than statistics who wish to earn a minor in statistics must have a minimum of 52 units (crs.) in Mathematics and Statistics approved by the Statistics advisor.