Jul 18, 2019  
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Mathematics (BS)

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Mathematics Department

Students seeking state certification in secondary education must also complete requirements for a Master of Education degree, a one-year program at SRU.  All of our programs are designed to steadily develop the quantitative, deductive and inductive reasoning skills that mathematicians must have.  

College-Wide Requirements:

Requirements for the Major - Credits: 60

Mathematics Core Courses - Credits: 30

Minimum grade of “C” required in MATH 131, 230, and 235 prior to 300-400 level courses.

Required Electives - Credits: 15

At least 15 additional credits are required, at most 3 credits at 200 level, others 300 level or above (MATH 210, 225, 310, STAT 350 may NOT be used).

  • MATH or STAT _____    Credits: 3
  • MATH or STAT _____    Credits: 3
  • MATH or STAT _____    Credits: 3
  • MATH or STAT _____    Credits: 3
  • MATH or STAT _____    Credits: 3

Mathematics Sequences - TWO sequences required.

Choose at least one from MATH 313-314 or MATH 325-326. Credits earned from these courses will be applied to above requirements.

  • MATH 301-302   Differential Equations I & II
  • MATH 313-314   Introductory Analysis I & II
  • MATH 325-326   Abstract Algebra I & II
  • STAT  352-353   Mathematical Statistics I & II  

Approved Minors: Complete at least ONE of the following minors.

Must complete at least 15 credits distinct from courses selected above (MATH 225 will not count as a distinct course).


* Minimum grade of C required.

Residency Requirement for Mathematics Majors

To earn a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics, all students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours of mathematics courses at the 300 level or above at Slippery Rock University.

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