May 26, 2022  
2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog

Minor: Mathematics

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Minimum number of credits required to earn minor: 24

GPA requirements to earn minor: Students graduating with a minor in a CLAS field must earn a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in the courses in the minor field that are credited toward completion of the minor.

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward minor: A “C” or better is required in all Math (MAT) and Statistics (STS) courses.

Other requirements:  A minimum of 9 credit hours must be completed at the University of Maine.

Contact Information: Robert Franzosa, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Room 333 Neville Hall, (207)581-3916,

The minor in mathematics consists of 24 credits: 12 credits from the three core calculus courses (MAT 126, 127 and 228) and 12 credits from a broad selection of approved elective mathematics courses. Elective courses may include up to three credits of approved courses from outside the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, and must include at least one 3-credit MAT course at 400-level or above.

Approved elective courses at 200-level include:

Students who are interested in a Mathematics minor and for whom MAT 258 is required by their major programs are advised to take MAT 259 and MAT 262 (to replace MAT 258). If MAT 258 is selected, neither MAT 259 nor MAT 262 can be used because of overlapping material.

Approved elective MAT/STS courses at upper-level include:

Please note that due to overlapping content STS 434 and 332 cannot both be counted towards the mathematics minor.

Approved elective courses from other departments include:

To enquire whether a particular course is approved for the minor please contact the mathematics department at 581-3901.

Required Courses:

Elective Courses:

12 credits from a broad selection of mathematics courses, including MAT 258, 259, 261, 262, and all of our classes at 400-level. These credits may include one 3-credit approved course from outside the department and must include at least one 3-credit MAT course at 400-level or above.

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