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  Dec 16, 2017
 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics Major, MS


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Requirements

The Mathematics Department offers three options for the Master of Science degree: a thesis option, a project option, and a course-work option.

The thesis option requires a written thesis, 6 hours of thesis research, and 24 additional hours in acceptable courses numbered above 400. Of the 24 additional hours, 6 may be in areas outside the department and 15 must be in mathematics courses numbered above 500.

The project option requires 30 hours in acceptable courses numbered above 400. Of these 30 hours, 21 hours (at least 15 of which are in mathematics) must be in courses numbered above 500. Of the 30 hours, 9 may be in areas outside the department. This option requires that a written final examination be passed and 3 hours credit be received for a reading course (MATH 598 ) in which a term paper or project is required.

The course-work option requires 30 hours in acceptable courses numbered above 400. Of these 30 hours, 21 hours (at least 15 of which are in mathematics) must be in courses numbered above 500. Of the 30 hours, 9 may be in areas outside the department. This option requires that the student pass two written examinations with a PhD level score as required in the PhD program.

 

Applied Mathematics Concentration

Requirements

For this concentration, available under all three options (listed above under requirements heading), the student must complete the following.

 

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