2016-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    Oct 17, 2019  
2016-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, Examination Option, M.S.

Requirements for the Master of Science

A Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics is required for admission to this program. Students with degrees in other fields may possibly be admitted, with undergraduate deficiencies, at the discretion of departmental advisers. Before beginning graduate studies, students are expected to have completed a one-year course in advanced calculus.

Thirty credits are required. Six credits may be devoted to a thesis.

Required (core) courses, 12 credits, 3 credits each:


18 credits, possibly with up to 9 from approved subspecialities in other departments.


Includes a comprehensive oral examination before the degree is awarded. Examinations cover the student’s program of study and are scheduled towards the end of the semester in which the work is completed.

Total: 30 Credits