Mathematics and Statistics
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Mathematics minor
(for Bachelor of Science degree students)
This section specifies the mathematics minor discipline requirements only. Students need to combine these minor requirements with another science minor or major other than the mathematics major or mathematics minor (statistics option). Please refer to the Bachelor of Science section for information on additional requirements.
Lowerlevel requirements: 35–39credits
Course 
Title 
Credits 
MATH 111 
Calculus I 
4 
MATH 112 
Calculus II 
4 
or MATH 118 
Calculus II for Life Sciences


MATH 211 
Calculus III 
3 
MATH 221 
Linear Algebra 
3 
MATH 265 
Transition to
Advanced Mathematics (see Note 1) 
3 
COMP 152 
Introduction to
Structured Programming (see Note
2) 
4 
MATH 
Two additional 200level MATH courses (excluding
MATH 205) 
68 
One pair of courses from the following sequences: 
CHEM 111 
Principles of
Chemistry I (previously offered) 
4 
and CHEM 112 
Principles of
Chemistry II (previously offered) 
4 
or 


CHEM 113 
Principles of
Chemistry I 
5 
and CHEM 114 
Principles of
Chemistry II 
5 
or 


PHYS 111 
Mechanics 
5 
and PHYS 112 
Electricity and
Magnetism 
5 
or 


BIO 111 
Introductory
Biology I 
5 
and BIO 112 
Introductory
Biology II 
5 
Note 1: Students who have successfully completed
MATH 214 prior to January 2007 may use this course in place of
MATH 265.
Note 2: Students who have successfully completed
COMP 150, COMP 155, MATH 235, or PHYS 484 prior to September 2006 may use this course in place of
COMP 152.
Upperlevel requirements: 15 credits
Course 
Title 
Credits 
MATH 
Any MATH courses
numbered 308 or higher 
15 
Students may use PHYS 381 as part of the fifteen upperlevel credits; however, PHYS 381 cannot be used to satisfy requirements of a math program as well as requirements of a physics program.
Mathematics minor (Statistics option)
(for Bachelor of Science degree students)
This section specifies the Mathematics minor (Statistics option) discipline requirements only. Students need to combine these minor requirements with another science minor or major other than the mathematics major or mathematics minor. Please refer to the Bachelor of Science section for information on additional requirements.
Lowerlevel requirements: 30–32 credits
Course 
Title 
Credits 
MATH 111 
Calculus I 

MATH 112 
Calculus II 

or MATH 118 
Calculus II for Life Sciences


MATH 211 
Calculus III 
3 
MATH 221 
Linear Algebra 
3 
MATH 270 
Introduction to
Probability and Statistics 
4 
COMP 152 
Introduction to
Structured Programming (see Note) 
4 
One pair of courses from the following sequences: 
CHEM 111 
Principles of
Chemistry I (previously offered) 
4 
and CHEM 112 
Principles of
Chemistry II (previously offered) 
4 
or 


CHEM 113 
Principles of
Chemistry I 
5 
and CHEM 114 
Principles of
Chemistry II 
5 
or 


PHYS 111 
Mechanics 
5 
and PHYS 112 
Electricity and
Magnetism 
5 
or 


BIO 111 
Introductory
Biology I 
5 
and BIO 112 
Introductory
Biology II 
5 
Note: Students who have successfully completed COMP 150 prior to September 2006 may use COMP 150 in place of COMP 152.
Upperlevel requirements: 15 credits
Course 
Title 
Credits 
15 credits
selected from the following: 

MATH
308 
Linear
Programming 
3 
MATH 315 
Applied Regression
Analysis 
3 
MATH 330 
Design of
Experiments 
3 
MATH 350 
Survey Sampling 
3 
MATH 360 
Operations
Research I 
3 
MATH 370 
Probability and
Stochastic Processes 
3 
MATH 402 
Applied Generalized Linear Models and Survival Analysis 
3 
MATH 420 
Empirical and
Nonparametric Statistics 
3 
MATH 430 
Time Series and
Forecasting 
3 
MATH 450 
Statistical
Distribution Theory 
3 
MATH 451 
Parametric
Statistical Inference 
3 
MATH 460 
Operations
Research II 
3 
MATH 470 
Methods of
Multivariate Statistics 
3 
MATH 488 
Selected Topics in
Statistics 
3 
Note: Not all courses will be available every year, but the
department will offer sufficient courses over a twoyear cycle for students to
complete the requirements for a minor in two years.
Course listings
For complete details on courses see the
course descriptions section.
