Why Choose
Cedar Crest?
  • Personalized attention
  • Average class size <20
  • Women's leadership opportunities
  • Flexibility to add dual major, minor

STEM College

Achieve a broader, deeper understanding of mathematics and its application to the world today.

Contact:
Marie Wilde
Mathematics Department Chair
Mathematics Associate Professor
mewilde@cedarcrest.edu
610-437-4471 Ext. 3329

Mathematics Minor

Enhance your problem-solving, analytical, and mathematical skills with a math minor.

Cedar Crest is committed to providing students with the preparation they need to become successful in their chosen career. Because of the importance of mathematics in virtually every field, adding a mathematics minor to your program of study may assist you in your future endeavors.

Mathematics minor courses are specifically designed to stress analytical skills and problem solving techniques. Courses in mathematics can help you:

  • Develop quantitative problem-solving skills which transfer to other academic contexts
  • Learn how to critically interpret numerical and symbolic information
  • Use appropriate technology applicable to mathematics to enhance learning and enrich the intellectual environment
  • Prepare for math-related careers in education, government, business, and industry, or advanced academic training in mathematics or related fields

Common Major/Minor Combinations

Many Cedar Crest students have combined a math minor with a major in:

  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Computer information systems

However, a math minor may be added to virtually any major available at Cedar Crest College.

Course Requirements

 

Choose six from the following courses (18 credits):

  • MAT 141 Calculus I 3 credits
  • MAT 142 Calculus II 3 credits
  • MAT 210 Probability and Statistics 3 credits
  • MAT 211 Calculus III 3 credits
  • MAT 212 Calculus IV 3 credits
  • MAT 224 Discrete Mathematics 3 credits
  • MAT 311 Linear Algebra 3 credits
  • MAT 313 Differential Equations 3 credits
  • MAT 316 Modern Algebra 3 credits
  • MAT 321 Numerical Analysis 3 credits
  • MAT 324 Modern Geometry 3 credits
  • MAT 335 Introduction to Topology 3 credits
  • MAT 338 Number Theory 3 credits
  • MAT 339 Complex Variables 3 credits
  • MAT 350 Advanced Calculus I 3 credits
  • MAT 351 Advanced Calculus II 3 credits
  • MAT 360 Special Topics in Mathematics 1-3 credits
  • MAT 390 Independent Study in Mathematics 1-3 credits