When you study mathematics, you broaden your horizons and develop critical thinking skills necessary in today’s increasingly complex world—both in business and industry as well as your personal life. When you pair your major with a minor in mathematics, you’ll gain knowledge that will help you solve problems and develop solutions in whatever field you pursue.
A minor in mathematics can benefit many majors, ranging from business to economics to computer science. You’ll develop critical thinking and quantitative analysis skills, and you can tailor your minor to include the topics that interest you most. Review required courses for a minor in mathematics.
If you’re an elementary education major, you can choose a concentration in mathematics and gain a solid background in the five standards of K-12 mathematics curriculum including algebra, number and operations, geometry, measurement, and data analysis. You’ll need to complete 15 hours for this concentration, and you can apply these courses toward requirements for earning a license in middle school mathematics. Review required courses for an elementary math concentration.
Actuarial Science and Mathematics majors can also choose to minor in Foundation of Business for Actuarial Science and Mathematics majors. Students will learn principles of accounting, economics, finance, and statistics. Students will need to complete 22 hours in this minor. Review required courses for a minor in Foundations in Business for Actuarial Science and Mathematics Majors.