Wayne State College

Mathematics Minor

Whether you know it or not, advanced math is part of everyday life. Math solves problems arising in business, science, engineering, technology, and so much more. Through courses in the math minor, you won’t just learn how to solve equations. You’ll learn how to apply equations to solve challenges in other fields of study. You’ll explore the structural aspects of math while learning manipulation and theory in order to find solutions. Math can be challenging, yet rewarding, as it is logical and requires creative thinking. A math minor tells employers you have advanced problem-solving abilities, which is a highlyvalued skill in today’s job market. If you love math, you’ll find that adding the minor will augment your chosen field of study and prepare you for careers in business, physics, chemistry, computer science, economics, engineering, or social sciences. It can also be combined with pre-professional curriculum and prepare you for pursuits in graduate study.

2020-21 Academic Year

Required Courses: 21 hours

A minor must include a minimum of 12 hours unduplicated by your major(s) and minor(s). Coursework toward the minor must be completed with a GPA of at least 2.0.

  • MAT 140 Calculus I (5)
  • MAT 240 Calculus II (5)
  • Upper level math electives (300 or above) (11)