Minor in Mathematics
The Minor in Mathematics at LAU will provide you with a strong background in the skills of logic, reasoning, and critical thinking.
More precisely the objectives aim to:
- Cover basic topics of a major in mathematics and supplements with elective courses from various mathematical fields.
- Provide courses designed for students who plan to pursue a graduate degree in mathematics or a graduate degree in Education with an emphasis in Math.
What will I learn?
A Minor in Mathematics will allow you to:
- Exhibit an understanding of the nature of mathematics
- Reason with abstract concepts
- Follow complex mathematical arguments and develop their own mathematical arguments.
The following courses totaling 18 credits are recommended for a Minor in Mathematics.
Core Courses (9 credits)
|MTH207||Discrete Structures I||3|
|MTH311 or MTH401||Abstract Algebra or Introduction to Real Analysis||3|
Elective Courses (9 credits)
You should successfully complete three courses from the list of electives below:
|MTH305||Probability and Statistics||3|
|MTH306||Non-linear Dynamics & Chaos||3|
|MTH307||Discrete Structures II||3|
|MTH401||Introduction to Real Analysis||3|
|MTH409||Introduction to Topology||3|
|MTH498||Topics in Mathematics||3|
This program requires 18 credits. The duration will vary depending on how many of those courses can be counted as part of your major courses. Make sure to consult with your advisor.
This minor is offered in Beirut and Byblos.