Minor Requirements

The mathematics minor is a good choice when for students who enjoy learning mathematics, but whose primary interests are in another area.

There are two routes to the minor. Each requires 5 courses. Option I specifies a 300-level course and permits one 100-level course to be counted, while Option II has no 300-level requirement but does not count any 100-level courses.

  • Option I: Math 205; Math 206; either Math 302 or Math 305; and two additional units, at least one of which is at the 200- or 300-level. (That is, Math 205, Math 206, Math 302 or Math 305, at least one more 200-or 300-level course, plus at least one additional course.)
  • Option II: Math 205, Math 206, and three additional 200- or 300-level units.

Credit for Math 216/Phys 216 satisfies the requirement that a math major take 205, but cannot be counted as one of the five courses required for the minor. At most two of 206, 210, and 215 are allowed to count towards the mathematics minor.

Upcoming Events

Monday, Nov 10

The weekly student seminar meets today, with Snow Zhang giving a presentation called "The Diagonalization Theorem and Undecidability."  We will meet in SCI362 at 12:25 for lunch, and then move to SCI364 for the talk around 12:40.

Wednesday, Nov 12

The math department hosts its next colloquium, where the speak is Cornelia Van Cott from the University of San Francisco.  Her talk is "Sometimes Pi equals 4."  We will serve refreshments in 362 from 3:45 to 4:15, then move to room 396 for the talk at 4:15.  

Monday, Nov 17

The weekly student seminar meets today, with Lulu Ye giving a presentation.  We will meet in SCI362 at 12:25 for lunch, and then move to SCI364 for the talk around 12:40.

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