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Departmental Requirements for MS Degree

For the MS degree, both thesis and non-thesis options are available. The thesis option requires 24 semester hours of coursework plus the completion of the six-semester-hour thesis. The non-thesis option requires 36 semester hours of coursework including MATH 5396 or STAT 5396. In either case, a maximum of nine (9) semester hours of approved upper-division undergraduate courses are acceptable. Particular courses of study for the MS must be approved by the departmental committee on graduate studies. The passing of a comprehensive examination is required. All full-time MS students must enroll in MATH 5195 or STAT 5195 each semester in residence, excluding summers and the last semester of thesis.

Degree Plan

Required Credits: 30

MS in Mathematics (All courses require a grade of C or better)
Required Courses:
MATH 5331Real Variables3
MATH 5351Complex Variables3
STAT 5380Mathematical Statistics I3
Thesis/Non-Thesis:
Select one of the options6-9
Other Electives:
Select fourteen hours from the following:14
Graduate Seminar
Elemnts of Applied Functl Anal
Applied Mathematics
Partial Differential Equations
Finite Element Methods I
Principles of Analysis
Principles of Algebra
Numerical Analysis
Comp Methods of Linear Algebra
Techniques in Optimization
General Topology
Numer Solution Part Diff Equat
Numerical Optimization
Interior-Point Methods for Lin
Seminar
Graduate Research
Thesis
Thesis
Topics in Applied Mathematics
Numerical Optimization
Intro to Research in Math Ed
Research Methods in Math Ed
Quant. Research in Math Ed
Tech in the Math Classroom
Graduate Seminar
Statistical Programming
Applied Experimental Design
Categorical Data Analysis
Post-Genomic Analysis
Special Topics
Mathematical Statistics II
Statistics in Research
Stochastic Processes
Multivariate Data Analysis
Nonparametric Statistics
Time Series Analysis
Statistical Computing
Graduate Research
MS Thesis
MS Thesis
Intro to Statistical Analysis
Introduction to Data Mining
Statistical Data Mining
Total Hours29-32

Thesis Option

MATH 5398
MATH 5399
Thesis
and Thesis
6

Non-Thesis Option

MATH 5195
MATH 5396
Graduate Seminar
and Graduate Research
4
Select nine hours from the following:9
Graduate Seminar
Elemnts of Applied Functl Anal
Applied Mathematics
Partial Differential Equations
Finite Element Methods I
Principles of Analysis
Principles of Algebra
Numerical Analysis
Comp Methods of Linear Algebra
Techniques in Optimization
General Topology
Numer Solution Part Diff Equat
Numerical Optimization
Interior-Point Methods for Lin
Seminar
Graduate Research
Thesis
Thesis
Topics in Applied Mathematics
Topics in Optimization
Intro to Research in Math Ed
Research Methods in Math Ed
Quant. Research in Math Ed
Tech in the Math Classroom
Total Hours13