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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Mathematics Applications Minor

Altoona College (MAPAL)

The minor in mathematics and its applications is designed to provide students with an interest in applied mathematics, and an opportunity to use mathematical tools and ways of thinking in their own major or area of concentration. The minor requires students to complete 26-28 credits in Mathematics with 6 credits from the 400-level MATH courses and 6 credits from the 400-level Mathematics Applications courses. The latter are selected in consultation with the coordinator of the minor and are from areas that directly incorporate or support the use of mathematics. Typical selections include computer science, engineering, physics, and statistics.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 26-28 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (8 credits)
MATH 140 GQ(4), MATH 141 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-4)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (6-8 credits)
Select 6-8 credits from MATH 220 GQ(2-3), MATH 230(4), MATH 231(2), MATH 232(2), MATH 250(3), MATH 251(4), MATH 310(3), MATH 311W(3-4), or MATH 312(3) (Sem: 1-4)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (12 credits)
Select 6 credits of 400-level MATH courses (Sem: 5-8)
Select 6 credits from 400-level Mathematics Applications* courses (Sem: 5-8)

*Mathematics Applications Courses: Through consultation with the coordinator of the minor, courses from areas that directly incorporate or support the use of mathematics will be selected. Typical areas include computer science, engineering, physics, and statistics. See divisional list of acceptable courses.

 

Last Revised by the Department: Spring Semester 2005

Blue Sheet Item #: 33-02-000

Review Date: 11/23/04

UCA Revision #1: 8/9/06

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