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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog


Mathematics Minor

Requirements for a Minor in Mathematics

Students planning a minor in mathematics must complete the university requirements for a minor as identified in the General Academic Policies section of the Grand Valley State University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog as well as the requirements listed below.

1. Mathematics (not for teacher certification)

The minor in mathematics (not for teacher certification) requires a minimum GPA of 2.0 and 20 credit hours unduplicated in one's major.

Required Courses

Up to two courses may be taken from the following list.

At least two additional courses must be taken from the following list. Only one course may be a statistics course.

* Students may not count both MTH 302 and MTH 304 toward the minor. ** MTH 225 may only count toward the minor if MTH 325 is also completed AND at least one other 300- or 400-level MTH course (except MTH 302) is counted toward the minor. *** STA 220 may only count toward the minor if it is completed along with EGR 220.

2. Mathematics (for secondary teacher certification)

The secondary teacher certification mathematics minor requires a minimum GPA of 2.7 and 20 credit hours unduplicated in one's major. Credit in the following courses may not be applied: MTH 110, MTH 122, MTH 123, MTH 124, MTH 125, MTH 131, MTH 221, MTH 222, MTH 223, MTH 225, MTH 312, and STA 215. Credit in the following courses requires department approval to be applied to the minor: MTH 380, MTH 386, MTH 387, MTH 399, and MTH 499.

The following courses must be completed:

3. Mathematics (for elementary teacher certification)

The elementary teacher certification mathematics minor requires a minimum GPA of 2.7 and 20 credit hours unduplicated in one's major. Credit in the following courses may not be applied: MTH 110, MTH 122, MTH 123, MTH 124, MTH 125, MTH 131, MTH 221, MTH 222, MTH 223, MTH 225, MTH 312, and STA 215. Credit in the following courses requires department approval to be applied to the minor: MTH 380, MTH 386, MTH 387, MTH 399, and MTH 499.

The following courses must be completed:

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