Minoring in Mathematics
department of mathematics
Program Requirements
The Mathematics minor requirements vary, depending on your entrance date:
Classes of 2015, 2016
Students who complete the following will be awarded the Minor in Mathematics.
Three Required Courses  MATH 1101 Calculus II, MATH 1103 Calculus II (Math/Science), or MATH 1105 Calculus IIAP (Math/Science) MATH 2202 or MATH 2203 Multivariable Calculus MATH 2210 or MATH 2211 Linear Algebra 
Required Course Substitution Notes 
With the approval of the Assistant Chair for Undergraduate Programs, advanced students may omit required courses, substituting three credits chosen from the approved courses listed below for each. AP credit cannot be used to satisfy requirements for the minor. 
Nine Elective Credits 
Nine elective credits, chosen from among the following:
Note: only one of MATH 2226 and MATH 4426 may be counted toward the Mathematics minor. No more than three credits may be accumulated toward the minor in courses granting fewer than three credits. 
Classes of 2017, 2018
Students who complete the following will be awarded the Minor in Mathematics.
Required Courses  MATH 2202 or MATH 2203 Multivariable Calculus MATH 2210 or MATH 2211 Linear Algebra 
Required Course Substitution Notes  With the approval of the Assistant Chair for Undergraduate students may omit required courses, substituting an elective chosen from the approved courses listed below for each course. AP credit cannot be used to satisfy requirements for the minor. 
Twelve Elective Credits 
Twelve elective credits, chosen from among the following:

 Recommended Electives for Minors
Certain courses in Mathematics are particularly wellsuited for students in other, mathematicsrelated majors.
Biology and Chemistry
 MATH 4410 Differential Equations
 MATH 4426 Mathematical Probablility
 MATH 4427 Mathematical Statistics
 MATH 4470 Mathematical Modeling
Computer Science
 Either MATH 2245/CSCI 2245 Discrete Mathematics, or MATH 4445 Applied Combinatorics (not both)
 Either MATH 2226 Probability for Bioinformatics, or MATH 4426 Mathematical Probability (not both)
 MATH 4414 Numerical Analysis
 MATH 4427 Mathematical Statistics
 MATH 4430 Number Theory
 MATH 4435 Mathematical Programming
 MATH 4470 Mathematical Modeling
Economics
 MATH 4410 Differential Equations
 MATH 4414 Numerical Analysis
 MATH 44426 Mathematical Probablility
 MATH 4427 Mathematical Statistics
 MATH 4435 Mathematical Programming
 MATH 4470 Mathematical Modeling
Physics
 MATH 4410 Differential Equations
 MATH 4414 Numerical Analysis
 MATH 4426 Mathematical Probablility
 MATH 4427 Mathematical Statistics
 MATH 4440 Dynamical Systems
 MATH 4451 Euclidean and NonEuclidean Geometry
 MATH 4460 Complex Variables
 MATH 4470 Mathematical Modeling
For More Information and Advice
Feel free to contact any of the following:
Chair  Assistant Chair for Undergraduate Programs  Assistant Chair for Graduate Programs 
Solomon Friedberg Carney 317 Contact JoAnn Coe 6175521201 mathchair@bc.edu 
William Keane 
Robert Meyerhoff 