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2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

Mathematics Minor

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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:


Other upper-division level mathematics courses may be accepted in this category at the discretion of the advisor for the minor.

Total - 23 Hours

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