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Non-math majors can obtain a minor in mathematics by meeting the requirements below. The courses offered at TAMUG by Foundational Sciences that will fulfill the requirements for the Mathematics minor are outlined below. Students who are majoring in engineering or one of the sciences might not need to take more than another 18 to 24 hours to get a double major in mathematics and should contact their advisors or the mathematics department.

A list of additional courses that may not be offered in Galveston can be obtained from the Department of Mathematics website.

General Requirements    

To obtain a minor in Mathematics:

  • Complete the required Proposed Minor Field of Study form and return it to delld@tamug.edu for approval. Approval must be obtained prior to applying for graduation.

  • Complete the required courses outlined below

  • Obtain a C or better in each course for the minor

  • All 300 and 400 level courses must be taken at TAMU or TAMUG

  • Math 365, 366, 367, 368, 403, and 485 will NOT satisfy the math minor.

  • Only one of Math 323, 304, 309, or 311 can be taken to satisfy the minor, due to the course content.

  • None of Math 131, 141, 142, 365, 366, 367, 368, 403, or 485 may be used to satisfy requirements.

  • Math 485 will receive approval only under exceptional circumstances.

  • Total Credits needed: 17 credit hours

  • When completed and approved, the minor will be designated on your transcript

Course Requirements    

Level 100 (Choose 8 Credits)
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisite Offered at TAMUG?
MATH 151*
or equivalent
Engineering Mathematics I 4 MATH 150 or equivalent or acceptable score on TAMU Math Placement Exam Yes
MATH 152**
or equivalent
Engineering Mathematics II

4

MATH 151 or equivalent Yes
MATH 171* Analytic Geometry and Calculus 4 MATH 150 or equivalent or acceptable score on TAMU Math Placement Exam No
MATH 172**
or equivalent
Calculus 4 MATH 147 or MATH 171 or equivalent No

 

* Students may not count both MATH 151 and 171
** Students may not count both MATH 152 and 172

Level 200-300 (Choose 6 Credits)
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisite Offered at TAMUG?
MATH 220 Foundations of Math 3 MATH 148, MATH 152 or MATH 172 or equivalent Yes
MATH 308 Differential Equations

3

MATH 221, MATH 251, or MATH 253, or concurrent enrollment Yes
MATH 311 Topics in applied Math I 3 MATH 221, MATH 251, or MATH 253, or concurrent enrollment Yes
MATH 323 Linear Algebra 3 MATH 148, MATH 152 or MATH 172; MATH 220; junior or senior No
Level 400 (At Least 3 Credits)
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisite Offered at TAMUG?
MATH 489 Special Topics 1 to 4 Approval of instructor Yes