Mathematics Minor

Department of Mathematics

Phillips Hall, CB# 3250

(919) 962-1294

Richard McLaughlin, Chair

Jeremy Marzuola, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Linda Green, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies

Elizabeth Davidson, Manager of Student Services

Mathematics has always been a fundamental component of human thought and culture, and the growth of technology in recent times has further increased its importance.

Department Programs



Graduate Programs

In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must:

  • take at least nine hours of their minor course requirements at UNC–Chapel Hill
  • earn a minimum of 12 hours of C or better in the minor (some minors require more)

For more information, please consult the degree requirements section of the catalog.

Core Requirements
MATH 381Discrete Mathematics 1, H3
MATH 383First Course in Differential Equations H3
Three mathematics courses numbered above 500, all with a grade of C (not C-) or better9
Additional Requirements
MATH 231Calculus of Functions of One Variable I3-4
or MATH 241 BioCalculus I
MATH 232Calculus of Functions of One Variable II3-4
or MATH 283 BioCalculus II
MATH 233Calculus of Functions of Several Variables H4
Total Hours25-27

Honors version available. An honors course fulfills the same requirements as the nonhonors version of that course. Enrollment and GPA restrictions may apply.


A current or former major in statistics and analytics (mathematical decisions sciences) may substitute STOR 215 for MATH 381.

See the program page here for special opportunities.