Majors, minors + certificates

Minor in Mathematics (MATHMIN)Department of Mathematics

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 requirements.


The Minor in Mathematics is intended for students interested in the logical thinking and problem solving skills that are gained in studying mathematics. This minor provides students with mathematical preparation that may be applied to their major field of study and that may enhance their career preparation.

Minor requirements

The minor requires at least 16 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.

  1. Calculus I. One (1) course:
  2. Calculus II. One (1) course:
  3. Electives. Additional courses, with approval of the director of undergraduate studies for Mathematics, to fulfill remaining requirements:
  4. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Minor Residency. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. Minor Upper Division Courses. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
    4. Minor GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.