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Minor in Mathematics Requirements

All courses presented for any of these minors must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

  • MATH 1800 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (former Mathematics 80) 
  • MATH 1900 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II (former Mathematics 175) 
  • MATH 2000 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III (former Mathematics 180)
  • and two additional 3-hour mathematics courses numbered above 2400, excluding 2510.

A minimum of two mathematics courses numbered 2000 or above must be taken in residency in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at UMSL.

Minor in Statistics Requirements

All courses presented for any of these minors must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

  • MATH 4200 Mathematical Statistics I
  • MATH 4210 Mathematical Statistics II
  • And two additional courses in statistics numbered above 3000

A minimum of two statistics courses numbered above 3000 must be taken in residence in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at UMSL.

Undergraduate Certificates

Actuarial Studies

The Certificate in Actuarial Studies is designed to provide the education needed for entry level employment in the actuarial profession. Those who complete the certificate will satisfy some of the Validation by Educational Experience requirement of the Society of Actuaries and be prepared to take the first two actuarial examinations (P and FM).

Data Science

The undergraduate certificate in Data Science is a five-course (15 credit hour) program. It provides skills, both statistical and computational, and technologies for the growing and popular fields involving data science and analysis. A student pursuing this certificate can choose from one of two tracks, this computational track or the statistical track. Each track consists of three required courses (9 credit hours) and two additional elective courses (6 credit hours). A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for admission.

A minimum of three courses must be taken from UMSL. Courses may be substituted with the permission of the certificate coordinator. For more information, contact the department chair or email mathstats@umsl.edu.

Certificate Coordinators: Uday Chakraborty (Computational Track) and Adrian Clingher (Statistical Track) 

This certificate can be completed 100% in the evenings.