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  Nov 21, 2017
 
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics Major, MMath


Before admission to the Master of Mathematics program, the applicant must have either (a) certification for teaching secondary mathematics in at least one state, or (b) three years of elementary school, secondary school, or community college teaching experience. Applicants must have successfully completed one year of calculus (141-142 or equivalent) and a course in matrix algebra (251 or equivalent).

Requirements
The following requirements must be met.

  • Complete 30 hours of course work of which 21 must be at the 500 level. The course work must include MATH 504 , MATH 505 , MATH 506 , MATH 507 , and 6 hours in MATH 509 . At most, 6 hours may be taken outside the Department of Mathematics (selected in consultation with the advisor). 
  • Pass a final examination upon completion of all course work.

In exceptional circumstances, part of admission requirement (b) might be satisfied concurrently with course work.