Mathematics (Minor)

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The Department of Mathematics offers a minor in Mathematics to majors in any field except Mathematics. The minor program consists of the completion with a grade of C- or better of any fifteen hours selected from the Mathematics Department's list of approved courses. The list includes all MA courses at the 300, 400, and 500 levels; however, MA 225 is acceptable but not required.

To be admitted to the program, a student must have a GPA of at least 2.0. Application for admission to any University minor program is now available via MyPack Portal. Admission will be based upon the student’s academic record, and in most cases no longer requires departmental review. Go to Add a Minor to apply.

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Contact

Department of Mathematics
North Carolina State University
Campus Box 8205
Raleigh, NC 27695

Dr. Brenda Williams
Teaching Assistant Professor
SAS Hall 3242
919.513.2214
bdburns@ncsu.edu

Plan Requirements

Prerequisite to the Mathematics minor: Students must complete one (1) of the two (2) basic calculus sequences, as shown below, with a grade of ‘C’ or better in each course.

Sequence 1
MA 141Calculus I4
MA 241Calculus II4
MA 242Calculus III4
Sequence 2
MA 131Calculus for Life and Management Sciences A3
MA 231Calculus for Life and Management Sciences B3

The minor program consists of the successful completion with a grade of ‘C-‘ or better in all 15 hours selected from the Mathematics Department’s list of approved courses. The list includes MA 225 Foundations of Advanced Mathematics as well as any MA courses at the 300, 400 and 500 levels.

Required Courses
None 1
Elective Courses
Select 15 credits of the following: 215
Foundations of Advanced Mathematics
Any MA course at the 300, 400 and 500 levels
Total Hours15