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 students learn complex analytical and problem-solving skills while exploring a range of mathematical topics and problems.
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
Course | Title/Desc | Credit |
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Math & Stat Electives
Three courses required from this group. (MATH 2073 & STAT 2037 recommended, but not required.) Students may not count both a 51xx undergraduate course and the corresponding 60xx graduate course for credit towards the minor. |
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MATH6051 | Applied Ordinary Differential Equations | 3 |
MATH6001 | Advanced Calculus I | 4 |
STAT6021 | Mathematical Statistics I | 3 |
MATH5102 | Advanced Calculus II | 4 |
MATH5115 | Mathematical Programming | 3 |
MATH3006 | Mathematical Modeling | 3 |
MATH6005 | Introduction to Complex Analysis | 3 |
STAT5122 | Mathematical Statistics II | 3 |
MATH3008 | Introduction to Financial Mathematics | 3 |
MATH4009 | Financial Mathematics for Actuarial Sciences | 3 |
MATH3002 | Introduction to Analysis | 3 |
MATH5106 | Numerical Analysis | 3 |
MATH6011 | Computational Financial Mathematics | 3 |
MATH6015 | Mathematical Programming | 3 |
MATH5151 | Applied Ordinary Differential Equations | 3 |
MATH5112 | Applied Linear Algebra | 3 |
STAT5145 | Statistical Computing with SAS and S-plus | 3 |
MATH5101 | Advanced Calculus I | 4 |
MATH6012 | Applied Linear Algebra | 3 |
MATH6004 | Group Theory | 3 |
STAT5121 | Mathematical Statistics I | 3 |
MATH3001 | Introduction to Abstract Math | 3 |
MATH2073 | Ordinary Differential Equations | 3 |
MATH5107 | Partial Differential Equations and Fourier Analysis | 3 |
MATH6010 | Probabilistic Aspects of Financial Modeling | 3 |
MATH5105 | Introduction to Complex Analysis | 3 |
STAT4021 | Special Topics in Statistics | 3 |
MATH4008 | Introduction to Probability | 3 |
MATH4012 | Differential Geometry and Topology | 3 |
STAT6031 | Applied Statistics I | 3 |
MATH5110 | Probabilistic Aspects of Financial Modeling | 3 |
MATH6003 | Abstract Linear Algebra | 3 |
MATH6007 | Partial Differential Equations and Fourier Analysis | 3 |
MATH5104 | Group Theory | 3 |
STAT2037 | Probability and Statistics I | 3 |
STAT3038 | Probability and Statistics II | 3 |
MATH5111 | Computational Financial Mathematics | 3 |
MATH6002 | Advanced Calculus II | 4 |
MATH3004 | Introduction to Abstract Algebra | 3 |
MATH6006 | Numerical Analysis | 3 |
STAT5131 | Applied Statistics I | 3 |
MATH4011 | Introduction to Number Theory | 3 |
STAT6032 | Applied Statistics II | 3 |
MATH4001 | Special Topics in Mathematics | 3 |
MATH5108 | Applied Probability and Stochastic Processes | 3 |
STAT6022 | Mathematical Statistics II | 3 |
STAT6045 | Statistical Computing with SAS and S-plus | 3 |
MATH6008 | Applied Probability and Stochastic Processes | 3 |
MATH3005 | Introduction to Geometry | 3 |
MATH5103 | Abstract Linear Algebra | 3 |
STAT5132 | Applied Statistics II | 3 |
Course | Title/Desc | Credit |
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Math Minor Requirements
Math 1061 or higher proficiency is required to begin this 24 hour minor. 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 minor must be at the 2000-level or higher. |
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MATH1061 | Calculus I | 4 |
MATH1062 | Calculus II | 4 |
MATH2063 | Multivariable Calculus | 4 |
MATH2076 | Linear Algebra | 3 |
Three courses from Math & Stat Electives group below (MATH 2073 & STAT 2037 recommended)
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UC Advantages and Special Opportunities
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Admission Requirements
Students already pursuing a degree in any college at UC can add the minor to their program. Be sure to submit a declaration of the minor using our online form.
In addition, you must meet with the program director so that the department is aware that you are pursuing the minor and can advise you appropriately. Do this early enough to avoid delay in obtaining your minor.
Graduation Requirements
If you have declared the minor, it will appear on your application for graduation. Apply for graduation as you normally would for your bachelor’s degree.
Accreditation
The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.Quick Facts
Completion of Academic Minor Degree in Mathematics
Full-Time Program Duration
2 Years
Location
Uptown Campus West
Contact
4199 French Hall
PO Box 210025
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0025
Phone: 513-556-4050
Mihaela Poplicher
Mihaela.Poplicher@uc.edu