Mathematics  (Minor)

Increase your employability with a math minor. This is a great complement to any degree, whether liberal arts, the sciences, and especially economics, finance and the computer and physical sciences.

Program Description

The minor in mathematics is designed for students who want to further their knowledge of mathematics. It is beneficial for students majoring in any field where there is a need for quantification in the analysis of information.

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At a Glance: program details

  • Location: Tempe campus
  • Additional Program Fee: No
  • Second Language Requirement: No

Program Requirements

GPA Requirement: None

Incompatible Majors: BS in actuarial science; BS in applied mathematics; BS in computational mathematical science; BS in statistics; BS in data science; BA and BS in mathematics (including all concentrations); BAE in secondary education (mathematics)

Other Enrollment Requirements: None

Students should confer with an academic advisor in the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences before declaring the minor.

Current ASU undergraduate students may pursue a minor and have it recognized on their ASU transcript at graduation. Minor requirements appear on the degree audit once the minor is added. Certain major and minor combinations may be deemed inappropriate by the college or department of either the major program or the minor. Courses taken for the minor may not count toward both the major and minor.

Enrollment Requirements

The minor in mathematics consists of a minimum of 18 credit hours, of which at least twelve must be upper-division. A grade of "C" (2.00 on a 4.00 scale) or better is required for courses used in the minor.

Required courses are as follows: (9-11 credit hours)

MAT 271 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II, MA (4) or MAT 266 Calculus for Engineers II, MA (3)
MAT 272 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III, MA (4) or MAT 267 Calculus for Engineers III, MA (3)
MAT 342 Linear Algebra (3) or MAT 343 Applied Linear Algebra (3)

Three electives for a total of nine or more credit hours must be upper-division courses in mathematics (MAT) or statistics and probability (STP). Students may not apply MAT 411 or MAT 485 or any course not offered by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to the minor, unless otherwise approved by an academic advisor in the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences. Some courses may have additional prerequisites.

Depending upon a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.

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