Mathematics, Minor

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 15

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 9

Program Code: N670

  • The requirements for a minor must be completed concurrently with the major degree requirements.
  • No minor may be added by completing courses after receiving the bachelor’s degree.

At least six (6) credit hours must be earned in courses acceptable for residence credit by standards set forth by the College of Arts and Sciences, excluding transfer, correspondence, and examination (AP, CLEP, Advanced Standing) credit. Courses for the minor may not be taken Pass/ No Pass.

No single course may be used by a student to satisfy a major requirement and a minor requirement. A course may be used, however, to satisfy both a major support requirement and a minor requirement.

Requests to substitute a minor requirement must be approved in writing by the Department of Mathematics.

Required Courses

Students must successfully complete at least 15 hours of courses acceptable for major credit in Mathematics, including MATH 2443 or MATH 2934 and nine (9) hours of upper-division level Math, six (6) of which must be at the 4000-level or higher. Three (3) hours of either MATH 3960 or MATH 3970 (not both) may be substituted for three (3) hours at the 4000-level or higher.

A grade of C or better must be earned in each upper division course counted for minor credit.

Choose one math course acceptable for major credit3
MATH 2443Calculus and Analytic Geometry IV3
or MATH 2934 Differential and Integral Calculus III
Select 9 hours of upper-division Math courses, including at least 6 hours in courses at the 4000-level or higher9
Total Credit Hours15
  • Minors in the College of Arts & Sciences are available to all undergraduate students at OU. If the minor is officially declared, successfully completed, and noted on the graduation application, the student’s transcript will so indicate at the time the bachelor’s degree is posted.