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Mathematics: Minors

Mathematics Minor

Any student may elect to minor in Mathematics by completing 18 credits in the department. No more than one course may be at the 100 level, and at least one must be at the 300 level or above.

Computer Science Minor

Any student may elect to minor in Computer Science by completing 18 credits from the following two lists. At least three courses must be taken from List A.

List A: Department of Mathematical Sciences


Course Title Credits
CS 142 Programming in C++ 3
CS 241 Machine Language with Assembler 3
CS 245 Computer Data Structures 3
CS 341 Analysis of Algorithms 3
CS 344 Operating System Principles 3
MATH 420 Discrete Mathematics 3
CS 463 Numerical Methods 3

List B: Department of Business & Managerial Science


Course Title Credits
BUS 207 JAVA++ 3
BUS 303 Database Management Systems 3
BUS 304 System Analysis and Design 3
BUS 305 Computer Networks and Data Communications 3
BUS 307 Web Application Development 3
BUS 400 Operating systems 3
BUS 401 Visual Basic 3
BUS 405 Advanced Applications Development 3

Astronomy Minor

Any student may elect to minor in Astronomy by completing the following courses (19 credits).

Course Title Credits
MATH 115 or 170 or 201 Precalculus or Calculus 3
MATH 216 Statistics 3
PHYS 112 Introduction to Astronomy 3
PHYS 213, 213L Physics I and Physics I Lab 4
ASTR 250 The Solar System 3
ASTR 260 Galaxies, Relativity, and Cosmology 3


For more information, contact Dr. Chaogui Zhang at or (570) 961-4598.