Minors & Certificates
Mathematics
What is Mathematics?
Mathematical sciences include the disciplines of pure mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics. Mathematicians and statisticians use representations of abstract ideas and relationships to solve problems, in order to arrive at a general understanding of how these representations work, as well as how they could be applied. Mathematical sciences majors learn complex analytical and problem-solving skills while exploring a range of mathematical topics and problems. The certificate allows those in other disciplines to have a concentration in the mathematical sciences in an intentional way, short of a double major or dual degree.
Success Factors
The field of mathematical sciences is quite diverse, so success factors tend to vary. Certainly, good reasoning skills and logical thinking, along with the ability to communicate abstract concepts are important. Mathematicians enjoy challenging problems and find it difficult to stop working on a problem until they arrive at a satisfactory solution.
Curriculum Guides
Course | Title/Desc | Credit |
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Math & Stat Electives
Three courses from this group (MATH 2073 & STAT 2037 recommended, but not required.) All courses that count for the Certificate must be passed with a grade of at least C-, and the overall GPA in courses that count for the Certificate must be at least a 2.0. Students may not count both a 51xx undergraduate course and the corresponding 60xx graduate course for credit towards the Certificate. |
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STAT5145 |
Statistical Computing with SAS and S-plus
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH5101 |
Advanced Calculus I
Minimum Grade: C- |
4 |
MATH3001 |
Introduction to Abstract Math
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH6004 |
Group Theory
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH6010 |
Probabilistic Aspects of Financial Modeling
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH4001 |
Special Topics in Mathematics
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH4008 |
Introduction to Probability
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH3005 |
Introduction to Geometry
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH2073 |
Ordinary Differential Equations
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
STAT4021 |
Special Topics in Statistics
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH6008 |
Applied Probability and Stochastic Processes
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
STAT5132 |
Applied Statistics II
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
STAT6032 |
Applied Statistics II
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH5105 |
Introduction to Complex Analysis
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH5111 |
Computational Financial Mathematics
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH6051 |
Applied Ordinary Differential Equations
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH4012 |
Differential Geometry and Topology
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH5104 |
Group Theory
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH3006 |
Mathematical Modeling
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
STAT3038 |
Probability and Statistics II
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH5112 |
Applied Linear Algebra
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH5151 |
Applied Ordinary Differential Equations
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH5110 |
Probabilistic Aspects of Financial Modeling
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH6003 |
Abstract Linear Algebra
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH5106 |
Numerical Analysis
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
STAT6022 |
Mathematical Statistics II
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH4011 |
Introduction to Number Theory
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH3004 |
Introduction to Abstract Algebra
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH6007 |
Partial Differential Equations and Fourier Analysis
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH5103 |
Abstract Linear Algebra
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
STAT5131 |
Applied Statistics I
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH6006 |
Numerical Analysis
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH5108 |
Applied Probability and Stochastic Processes
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH6012 |
Applied Linear Algebra
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH3008 |
Introduction to Financial Mathematics
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH6002 |
Advanced Calculus II
Minimum Grade: C- |
4 |
STAT6045 |
Statistical Computing with SAS and S-plus
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH5107 |
Partial Differential Equations and Fourier Analysis
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
STAT6021 |
Mathematical Statistics I
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH5102 |
Advanced Calculus II
Minimum Grade: C- |
4 |
MATH3002 |
Introduction to Analysis
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
STAT5122 |
Mathematical Statistics II
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH5115 |
Mathematical Programming
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH6005 |
Introduction to Complex Analysis
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH6011 |
Computational Financial Mathematics
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH6015 |
Mathematical Programming
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH6001 |
Advanced Calculus I
Minimum Grade: C- |
4 |
STAT2037 |
Probability and Statistics I
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
STAT5121 |
Mathematical Statistics I
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
MATH4009 |
Financial Mathematics for Actuarial Sciences
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
STAT6031 |
Applied Statistics I
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
Course | Title/Desc | Credit |
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Math Certificate Requirements
Math 1061 or higher proficiency is required to begin this 24 hour certificate. Students must earn a minimum of 9 credits in the College of Arts and Sciences at UC. Of these, a minimum of 6 credits toward the certificate must be at the 2000-level or higher. |
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MATH1061 |
Calculus I
Minimum Grade: C- |
4 |
MATH1062 |
Calculus II
Minimum Grade: C- |
4 |
MATH2063 |
Multivariable Calculus
Minimum Grade: C- |
4 |
MATH2076 |
Linear Algebra
Minimum Grade: C- |
3 |
Math & Stat Electives
Choose 3 courses from "Math & Stat Electives" grouping |
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Freshman Admission Requirements
Readiness to take Math 1061 or higher level math courses as evidenced by prior coursework, advanced standing credits, or placement test. The certificate has a residency requirement. Students must earn a minimum of 9 credits in the College of Arts and Sciences at UC. Of these, a minimum of 6 credits toward the certificate must be at the 2000-level or higher.
Students already pursuing a degree in any college at UC can add the certificate to their program. Be sure to submit a declaration of the certificate program using our online form.
In addition, you must meet with the program director so that they are aware that you are pursuing the certificate and can advise you appropriately. Do this early enough to avoid delay in obtaining your certificate.
Students not currently pursuing a degree may declare the certificate after establishing non-matriculated status.
Graduation Requirements
Make sure that you have declared the certificate program online. Next, make sure that the certificate program director is aware of when you are finishing the program. If you are pursuing another bachelor's degree, your certificate will be reviewed at the time that you submit your separate degree application.
Accreditation
The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.Quick Facts
Undergraduate Certificate Degree in Mathematics
Full-Time Program Duration
2 Years
Location
Uptown Campus West
Admission Criteria
Open
Contact
5428C French Hall-West
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0026
Phone: (513) 556-1223
Dr. Mihaela Poplicher
Mihaela.Poplicher@uc.edu