Mathematics, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 33 Hours

Core Courses
MATH 5043Advanced Calculus I3
or MATH 5023 Advanced Linear Algebra
MATH 5543Numerical Analysis for Differential Equations3
or MATH 5553 Numerical Analysis for Linear Algebra
Select 12 hours from the following:12
Intermediate Differential Equations
Numerical Analysis
Introduction to Optimization
Fourier Analysis and Wavelets
Partial Differential Equations
Ordinary Differential Equations
Advanced Ordinary Differential Equations
Numerical Analysis for Linear Algebra
Finite Element Methods for Partial Differential Equations
Case Studies in Applied Mathematics
Methods of Applied Mathematics
Hours Subtotal18
Additional Graduate Courses
Electives
Select 9 hours of electives (no more than 6 hours can be outside MATH, STAT or CS).9
Thesis/Report
MATH 5000Master's Research and Thesis (3-6 hours in combination with electives)6
Hours Subtotal15
Total Hours33

Non-Thesis Option

Total Hours: 33 Hours

Core Courses
MATH 5043Advanced Calculus I3
or MATH 5023 Advanced Linear Algebra
MATH 5543Numerical Analysis for Differential Equations3
or MATH 5553 Numerical Analysis for Linear Algebra
Select 12 hours from the following:12
Intermediate Differential Equations
Numerical Analysis
Introduction to Optimization
Fourier Analysis and Wavelets
Partial Differential Equations
Ordinary Differential Equations
Advanced Ordinary Differential Equations
Numerical Analysis for Linear Algebra
Finite Element Methods for Partial Differential Equations
Case Studies in Applied Mathematics
Methods of Applied Mathematics
Hours Subtotal18
Additional Graduate Courses
Electives
Select 12 hours of electives (no more than 6 hours can be outside MATH, STAT or CS).12
Thesis/Report
MATH 5000Master's Research and Thesis (3-6 hours in combination with electives)3
Hours Subtotal15
Total Hours33

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level