A College of Arts and Sciences undergraduate minor in Mathematics is offered to students who wish to supplement their preparation in a major discipline with a substantial amount of course work in mathematics. It is especially appropriate for students who would like to develop additional quantitative and qualitative reasoning skills. Depending on the student’s major, a minor in Mathematics will generally enhance the individual’s prospects for employment and for graduate or professional study.
Requirements for the Minor
Students must meet all university requirements for a minor, including completion of at least one-half the required courses at Governors State. Students pursuing a minor in Mathematics at Governors State should not take MATH-2281 as part of the calculus requirement. A full Calculus I (MATH-2290) and Calculus II (MATH-2292) sequence is needed to meet the calculus requirement for the minor.
Students planning to complete a minor in Mathematics must meet with the advisor in the Science Division to develop a study plan for the minor. As part of this process, students must submit transfer courses for approval. A copy of the study plan must be included with the request for graduation.
Required Courses (14 Hours)
The following courses can be taken at either the lower-division or upper-division level: