### Department Chair:

Thomas F. Kent, Ph.D.

tfkent@marywood.edu

Center for Natural and Health (CNHS) building, Room 318

(570) 348-6211 ext. 2278

### Administrative Assistant:

Marcia Gaughan

mgaughan@marywood.edu

Center for Natural and Health Science (CNHS) building, Room 320 A

(570) 348-6265

### Corey Foote

**Class of 2013**

I teach 8th grade mathematics at Carbondale Area High School. Marywood provided me with higher level math and problem solving skills that help me in the classroom. I believe that the deeper a teacher knows their subject, the better they can teach it.

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## 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 six courses (18 credits) from the following two lists. Each course in both lists is three credits. At least three courses must be taken from List A.

### List A: Department of Mathematical Sciences

Course | Title | Credits |
---|---|---|

CS XXX | Any CS course numbered CS 142 or higher | 3 |

MATH 420 | Discrete Mathematics | 3 |

### List B: School of Business & Global Innovation

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 160 or 170 or 201 | Precalculus or Calculus | 3 |

MATH 155 | Statistics | 3 |

PHYS 112 | Introduction to Astronomy | 3 |

PHYS 303, 303L | Physics I and Physics I Lab | 4 |

ASTR 250 | The Solar System | 3 |

ASTR 260 | Galaxies, Relativity, and Cosmology | 3 |