Requirements for a Minor in Mathematics

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    The University of West Georgia is accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

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    Mathematics Option: Students must take MATH-1634 and MATH-2644 along with three courses numbered 3000 or above, excluding the following:

    • MATH-3703
    • MATH-3803
    • MATH-4713
    • MATH-4773
    • MATH-4753
    • MATH-4863
    Statistics Option: Student must take MATH-4803 followed by three courses selected from the following:
    • MATH-4813
    • MATH-4823
    • MATH-4833
    • MATH-4843
    • MATH-4885

    • MATH-1634 - Calculus I

      The first of a three-course sequence in calculus. Limits, applications of derivatives to problems in geometry and the sciences (physical and behavioral). Problems which lead to anti-derivatives.

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    • MATH-2644 - Calculus II

      A continuation of MATH 1634. The definite integral and applications, calculus of transcendental functions, standard techniques of integration, sequences and series.

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    • MATH-4803 - Analysis of Variance

      This course involves a thorough examination of the analysis of variance statistical method including hypotheses tests, interval estimation, and multiple comparison techniques of both single-factor and two-factor models. Extensive use of a statistical computer package, Minitab, will be a necessary part of the course.

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    • MATH-4813 - Regression Analysis

      This course involves a thorough examination of both simple linear regression models and multivariate models. The course requires extensive use of statistical software for confidence intervals, statistical tests, statistical plots, and model diagnostics.

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    • MATH-4823 - Applied Experimental Design

      This course provides an introduction to design and analysis of planned experiments. Topics will include one and two-way designs; completely randomized designs, randomized block designs, Latin-square and factorial designs. Use of technology will be an integral part of this course.

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    • MATH-4833 - Applied Nonparametric Statistics

      This course will involve the study of several nonparametric tests including the Runs test, Wilcoxon signed rank and rank sum test, Kruskal, Wallis and Friedman F test. These tests will include applications in the biological sciences, engineering, and business areas. A statistical software package will be used to facilitate these tests.

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    • MATH-4843 - Introduction to Sampling

      This course will consider applied principles and approaches for conducting a sample survey, designing a survey, and analyzing a survey.

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    • MATH-4885 - Special Topics in Applied Statistics

      This course will be taught from a variety of statistical topics such as statistical quality control, applied time series, game theory, etc. Prerequisite: Dependent upon course title.

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