# Master of Science in Mathematics

### Thesis Option (Total of 36 semester credit hours)

30 semester credit hours course work

6 semester credit hours thesis

### Non-thesis option (Total of 36 semester credit hours)

33 semester credit hours course work

3 semester credit hours professional paper

### Special Requirements

A grade of ‘A’ or ‘B’ for courses to be counted toward the degree.

### Cooperative Education

In order for coursework in Cooperative Education to be counted as degree credit, department approval must be received during the semester in which the course is taken. This approval is in addition to approval to enroll in Cooperative Education coursework. Cooperative Education coursework, as with any coursework, must also be approved by the student’s advisory committee in order to be included on the degree plan. Only three semester credit hours of Cooperative Education may be counted toward the Master’s degree.

### Final Examination

A comprehensive written examination upon completion of the course work and an oral examination upon completion of the thesis or professional paper are required for all degrees.

## Master of Science in Mathematics Program of Study (36 semester credit hours)

This is a 36 semester credit hour degree. Students must choose either a thesis or professional paper option. Those choosing the thesis option must include MATH 5983 and MATH 5993. Students selecting the professional paper option must include MATH 5973 and an additional course from the following list. Substitutions may be made with permission from a mathematics advisor.

REQUIRED (6 SCH) | ||

MATH 5513 | Matrix Algebra | 3 |

MATH 5543 | Symbolic Logic | 3 |

Choose six courses from: | 18 | |

Advanced Calculus | ||

Euclidean Geometry | ||

History of Mathematics | ||

Modern Geometry | ||

Introduction to Number Theory | ||

Logic, Sets, and Real Numbers | ||

Differential Equations | ||

Computer-Aided Mathematical Modeling | ||

Choose two courses from: | 6 | |

Theory of Probability and Statistics I | ||

Theory of Probability and Statistics II | ||

Statistical Methods I | ||

Statistical Methods II | ||

Required (6 SCH) | ||

MATH 5983 | Thesis | 3 |

MATH 5993 | Thesis | 3 |

Total Semester Credit Hours | 36 |

## Master of Science in Mathematics with a Statistical Emphasis Program of Study (36 semester credit hours)

This is a 36 hour degree. Students must choose either a thesis or professional paper option. Those choosing the thesis option must include MATH 5983 and MATH 5993. Students selecting the professional paper option must include MATH 5973 and an additional course from the folowing list. Substitutions may be made with permission from a mathematics advisor.

Required: (21 SCH) | ||

MATH 5573 | Statistical Methods I | 3 |

MATH 5583 | Statistical Methods II | 3 |

MATH 5483 | Theory of Probability and Statistics I | 3 |

MATH 5493 | Theory of Probability and Statistics II | 3 |

CSCI 5663 | Statistical Programming | 3 |

MATH 5513 | Matrix Algebra | 3 |

MATH 5543 | Symbolic Logic | 3 |

Choose three courses from: | 9 | |

Introduction to Number Theory | ||

Logic, Sets, and Real Numbers | ||

Computer-Aided Mathematical Modeling | ||

Statistical Computer Packages | ||

Statistical Packages II | ||

Concepts of Data Warehousing and Data Mining | ||

Required: (6 SCH) | ||

MATH 5983 | Thesis | 3 |

MATH 5993 | Thesis | 3 |

Total Semester Credit Hours | 36 |