2013-2014 Graduate Catalog

Mathematics M.A. — Liberal Arts Emphasis

Applications are not being accepted into the Liberal Arts Emphasis at this time.

College of Natural and Health Sciences

Degree Requirements — 30 Credits

See “Mathematics M.A.”.

Students must submit an essay of approximately 500 words addressing their interest in the Master of Arts in Mathematics degree program and their educational goals.

Degree Requirements

Required Emphasis Credits — 17 hours

MATH 510Seminar in Mathematics

1

MATH 523Modern Algebra

3

MATH 525Linear Algebra I

3

MATH 540Introduction to Topology

3

MATH 545Introductory Analysis

3

MATH 560Introductory Complex Variables

3

MATH 510: Take twice

Required Elective Credits — 13 hours

Electives must have the approval of the advisor. Electives must be selected from 500-600 level MATH or STAT courses not including those designed for the Master of Arts: Teaching Emphasis (Exception: One of MATH 528 or MATH 529 may be selected as an elective).

NOTE: The comprehensive examination will consist of two 2-hour written examinations over the required sequences MATH 523 - MATH 525 and MATH 540 - MATH 545. An oral examination over the program up to two hours in length will be given upon successful completion of the written comprehensive.