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Minor in Mathematics

To earn a minor in mathematics, at least 9 credit hours (6 credits at the 300 level) of the mathematics courses must be taken at Slippery Rock University. Some of these courses have prerequisites that must be met.

 Minor in Mathematics: Actuarial Studies

To earn a minor in mathematics with a concentration in actuarial studies, at least 9 credit hours of the mathematics courses must be taken at Slippery Rock University. Some of these courses have prerequisites that must be met.

 Minor in Statistics

To earn a minor in statistics, at least 9 credit hours of the mathematics courses must be taken at Slippery Rock University. Some of these courses have prerequisites that must be met. In particular, Mathematical Statistics I and II have Calculus II as a prerequisite.

 Certificate in Statistical Applications

This certificate is intended for those who require a broad knowledge of statistics, but do not necessarily need a calculus-based statistical background. Some of these courses have prerequisites that must be met. At least 6 credit hours of the mathematics courses must be taken at Slippery Rock University.

 Minor in Elementary School Mathematics

To earn a minor in elementary school mathematics, at least 9 credit hours of the mathematics courses must be taken at Slippery Rock University. Some of these courses have prerequisites that must be met.

 Minor in Middle School Mathematics

To earn a minor in middle school mathematics, at least 9 credit hours of the mathematics courses must be taken at Slippery Rock University. Some of these courses have prerequisites that must be met. This program should prepare students to take the Praxis exam for middle school mathematics certification.

 SRU Certificate in Elementary School Math*
 (*This is not related to the Pennsylvania State Certification)

For certified teachers who have completed the equivalent of MATH 210 (Elementary Mathematics I), MATH310 (Elementary Mathematics II), and ELEC 342 (Methods and Materials in Teaching Elementary Mathematics). At least 6 post-baccalaureate credits of the mathematics courses must be taken at Slippery Rock University. Some of these courses have prerequisites that must be met.

 SRU Certificate in Middle School Math*
 (*This is not related to the Pennsylvania State Certification)

For certified teachers who have completed the equivalent of MATH 210 (Elementary Mathematics I), MATH310 (Elementary Mathematics II), and SEFE 311 (Teaching of Mathematics in Middle Schools). At least 6 post-baccalaureate credits of the mathematics courses must be taken at Slippery Rock University. Some of these courses have prerequisites that must be met. This program should prepare students to take the Praxis exam for middle school mathematics certification.

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