Jun 06, 2023  
2022-2023 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog

Mathematics Minor

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Closed to Mathematics majors.

The mathematics minor consists of 20 hours of which 14 (required) provide a foundation for further study of mathematics in any direction that suits the students’ interests. Six additional hours (elective) give the student the option to add either depth or breadth to her or his mathematical preparation.

Program Requirements

Elective Courses: 6 Credits

Two upper-division courses, one of which must be a 400-level or higher mathematics course. The second elective may be a mathematics course or (subject to approval by the department) may be an upper division course in which mathematics plays a significant role. Such an elective will, in general, have at least one year of calculus as a prerequisite.


The courses required for the mathematics minor must be completed with a minimum grade of 2.0/S and 17 of the 20 hours must be taken for a numerical grade.

Total Credit Hours Required: 20

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