## Minor Requirements

Mathematics | Operations Research | Statistics

Teaching | Elementary and Middle School Licensure

The mathematics department offers a mathematics minor, as well as minors that specialize in operations research, statistics, mathematics for secondary teaching, and mathematics for elementary and middle school teaching.

### Mathematics Minor

Recommended for students who are majoring in fields related to Mathematics such as Business, Computer Science, Economics, Natural Sciences, Physical Sciences.

**Required Units (crs.):** 24 minimum

**Required Courses:**

- Mathematics: Core Mathematics Courses

**Electives:** Selected from the mathematics department’s Upper Level Course List to meet the minimum unit (credit) requirement.

### Operations Research Minor

Recommended for students who are majoring in Business, Computer Science, Physical Sciences or similar fields.

**Required Units (crs.)**: 26 minimum

**Required Courses:**

- Mathematics: Mathematics 171, 172, 222, 256 and 301
- Business: Business 341
- Supply Chain Management: SCM 342 and 460

**Please Note****Mathematics 206 and 106 together may be substituted for Mathematics 171 with the consent of the mathematics department chair.

### Statistics Minor

Recommended for students who are in the areas of Business, Computer Science, Education, Mathematics, Natural Science, Physical Science and Social Science.

**Required Units (crs.**): 26 minimum

**Required Courses:**

- Mathematics: Mathematics 171, 172, 222, 256, 301 and one course from Mathematics 302, 304, 305, 381, 385, 386

**Electives: **Selected from the following list to meet the minimum unit (credit) requirement.

- Mathematics: Mathematics 302, 304, 305, 381, 385, 386, 401
- Economics: Economics 472, 473
- Business: Business 341
- Supply Chain Management: SCM 342, 460

**Please Note****

- Mathematics 206 and 106 together may be substituted for Mathematics 171 with the consent of the mathematics department chair.
- Mathematics majors with an emphasis other than statistics who wish to earn a minor in statistics must have a minimum of 52 units (crs.) in Mathematics and Statistics approved by the Statistics advisor.

### Mathematics Minor for Teaching

Recommended for students who are earning a degree in Secondary Education and are planning to teach mathematics or a related field.

**Required Units (crs.)**: 25 minimum

**Required Courses:**

- Mathematics 110, 213, 171, 172, 222, 413, 415

**Please Note****Since the upper level courses are not necessarily offered at regularly-spaced times, it is important that interested students declare the minor no later than their sophomore year.

### Mathematics Minor for Elementary and Middle School Licensure

Recommended for students who are earning a degree in Elementary Education, and are interested in teaching Elementary or Middle School Mathematics (Early Childhood through Middle School, or Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence certification).

**Required Units (crs.): **23 minimum

**Required Courses:**

- Mathematics 110, 211, 213, 490; plus three courses from: Mathematics 317, 319, 413, and 415.

**Please note****Since the upper level courses are not necessarily offered at regularly-spaced times, it is important that interested students declare the minor no later than their sophomore year.

### HOURS AND LOCATION

Department Office

Swart Hall, Room 115

Monday – Friday

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

### MAILING ADDRESS

Department of Mathematics

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

800 Algoma Blvd.

Oshkosh, WI 54901

### CONTACT US

(920) 424-1333

(920) 424-1812

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