Students majoring in another department within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences or in another college within the University may elect to minor in mathematics. The minor is designed to give students a solid foundation in mathematics as well as some experience in the discipline at an advanced level. The University requires that at least 15 credits of 2000-level courses and/or higher be taken for the minor in courses specified by the granting department, that each course being used for the minor have a grade of C (2.0) or better and that no substitutions from the department’s stated requirements are allowed. The minor is described in more detail in the Course Catalog.
Catalog Year 2013-2014 and After
Five courses from List A below.
Five courses from Lists A and B below, with at least two courses coming from List B.
Note that all the courses in List B (except MATH 2710 or 2142) have a prerequisite of a grade of C (2.0) or better in 2710 or 2142.
MATH 2110Q (or 2130Q or 2143Q), 2210Q, 2410Q (or 2420Q), 3146, 3160, 3170 (or STAT 3965), 3265, 3410, 3435, 3510, 3511, 3710 (or 3710W), or certain sections of 3094, 3795, or 3799 approved by the department head.
*Note: the Advanced Calculus Sequence track (Track 3) is a rigorous and proof-oriented challenging sequence in single and multivariable calculus aimed at highly motivated entering first-year students with strong backgrounds. Students who don’t have outstanding math skills or who have completed a different calculus sequence already should follow a different track for the math minor. Some accommodations will be made for those who start in the 2141-2144 track and who wish to change to another track. Please contact the department for more information as indicated below.
Math Minor Application Process
To apply for the Math Minor, please go to http://www.ppc.uconn.edu and request the change be made to your program/plan.
When you near graduation, please keep in mind that you must apply for graduation before you can submit your Final Plan of Study for approval.
Math 2000-Level Course Prerequisites
The prerequisite for Math 2000-level courses is MATH 1132Q or 1152Q. For this reason, students intending to minor in mathematics, not using the 2141-2144 track, should take Math 1132Q or 1152Q as early in their career as possible.