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Master in Applied Math

Master of science in applied mathematics

The master of science with a major in applied mathematics requires 9 hours of core courses in mathematics, 9 - 15 hours of support work courses, and 6 hours of elective courses in mathematics. All students in this program must complete a thesis. Total for the Degree: 30 hours.

Background Requirements
The following undergraduate courses are required, each with at least a "C" grade, and no more than two courses with "C":

  • Math 3323 Differential Equations
  • Math 3373 Calculus III
  • Math 3377 Linear Algebra
  • Math 3380 Analysis I
  • Math 3398 Discrete Mathematics II
  • Math 4307 Modern Algebra
  • Math 4315 Analysis II.

These requirements may be reduced if the applicant shows evidence of taking equivalent courses elsewhere. Students are required to make up background courses if they do not have sufficient undergraduate mathematics. This background work must be completed before enrolling in graduate courses.

Core Courses (9 hours): All students are required to take the following courses:

Required Support Courses:  (9 - 15 hours):

Prescribed Elective Courses (6 hours) All students are required to take at least 6 hours from the following mathematical courses. A student may choose to have a minor in the area of the required support work, in which case, only 3 hours of electives are needed. Students's selection of courses must be approved by the graduate adviser.

Master's Thesis and Comprehensive examination (6 hours) All students are required to take the Master's degree thesis courses Math 5399A and Math 5399B, and to take a 3-part written comprehensive exam in the core areas.