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Mathematics

Minor

D. Scott Dillery, PhD, Program Coordinator
Fugitte Science Center, Room 117
(270) 384-8105  dillerys@lindsey.edu


Mission Statement

The mission of the Mathematics program is to prepare students: 

  1. to enter the workforces in a mathematics-related position;
  2. to enter graduate programs in mathematics; or
  3. to teach secondary mathematics content (upon completion of teacher certification requirements).


Graduation Requirements

Depending upon the general education program pursued, students must earn either 120 or 128 credit hours to meet graduation requirements.  Some courses taken for the minor may simultaneously fulfill general education requirements.  Please see the Graduation Requirements (bachelor's degrees) section of this catalog for information on the general education programs.

Students should note that the minor contributes between 9 and 13 hours toward the required 39 hours of 3000-4000 level course work.

Program Requirements:  30-33 hours

In addition to the appropriate general education program and a major, students must complete the minor's prerequisite and core requirements and must select program electives as indicated.

A.  Prerequisites:  4-7 hours

  • Functions & Algebra (MATH 1013) is a prerequisite for MATH 1124 and MATH/PHYS/CIS 2713 unless waiver requirements are met -- 3 hours
  • Precalculus (MATH 1124) is a prerequisite for MATH 2315 and MATH 2503 -- 4 hours

B.  Core Requirements:  20 hours

  • Analytic Geometry & Calculus I (MATH 2315) -- 5 hours
  • Analytic Geometry & Calculus II (MATH 2325) -- 5 hours
  • Introduction to Computational Science (MATH/PHYS/CIS 2713) -- 3 hours
  • Linear Algebra (MATH 3003) -- 3 hours
  • Calculus III (MATH 3314) -- 4 hours

C.  Program Electives (select from the following):  6 hours

  • Mathematics & Technology (2301) -- 1 hour
  • Discrete Mathematics (MATH 2503) -- 3 hours
  • Geometry (MATH 3113) -- 3 hours
  • History's Great Problems (MATH 3121) -- 1 hour
  • History's Great Mathematicians (MATH 3131) -- 1 hour
  • Probability & Statistics (MATH 3203) -- 3 hours
  • Differential Equations (MATH 3323) -- 3 hours
  • Abstract Algebra (MATH 4113) -- 3 hours
  • Topology (MATH 4123) -- 3 hours
  • Number Theory (MATH 4203) - 3 hours
  • Engineering Mathematics (MATH/PHYS 4303) -- 3 hours
  • Mathematical Modeling (MATH 4403) -- 3 hours
  • Foundations of Analysis (MATH 4413) -- 3 hours
  • Advanced Calculus (MATH 4513) -- 3 hours

 

 

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