2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    
    Jun 22, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda)

Mathematical Sciences, Examination Option, M.S.


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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 advisors. Before beginning graduate studies, students are expected to have completed a one-year course in advanced calculus.

Thirty credits are required for graduation.

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


Electives:


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

Note:


  • 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.
  • This degree was formerly titled Mathematics.

Total: 30 Credits


Sample Study Plans


Sample Plan 1

Here is an example of the the coursework for a student specializing in probability, statistics and and computation.

Fall 1 Credits Spring 1 Credits
MA-GY 6213 Intro to Math Analysis I   3 MA-GY 6223 Intro to Math Analysis II   3
MA-GY 7033 Linear Algebra I   3 MA-GY 7043 Linear Algebra II   3
MATH-GA 2901 Essentials of Probatility (specialization) 3 MA-GY 6963 Statistics  (specialization) 3
Fall 2 Credits Spring 2 Credits
MA-GY 6973 Computational Statistics  (specialization) 3 MATH-GA 2012 High Performance Computing 3
MATH-GA 2043 Scientific Computing 3    
Elective 3    

Sample Plan 2

Here is an example of the the coursework for a student specializing in the physical sciences.

Fall 1 Credits Spring 1 Credits
MA-GY 6213 Intro to Math Analysis I   3 MA-GY 6223 Intro to Math Analysis II   3
MA-GY 7033 Linear Algebra I   3 MA-GY 7043 Linear Algebra II   3
MATH-GA 2450 Complex Variables I 3 MATH-GA 2470 Ordinary Differential Equations 3
Fall 2 Credits Spring 2 Credits
MATH-GA 2490 Introduction to Partial Differential Equations (specialization) 3 ME-GY 6513 Advanced Dynamics  (specialization) 3
ME-GY 6213 Introduction to Solid Mechanics  (specialization) 3    
Elective  3    

 

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