Academic Programs Catalog

College of Natural Science

Department of Mathematics

Graduate Study
Mathematics - Master of Science

In addition to meeting the requirements of the university and of the College of Natural Science, students must meet the requirements specified below.


To be admitted to the Master of Science degree program in mathematics, a person should have (1) at least one year of calculus and (2) at least 10 credits of acceptable junior and senior mathematics courses. Normally these 10 credits should include courses in advanced calculus and modern algebra.

Requirements for the Master of Science Degree in Mathematics

The student must complete a total of 30 credits for the degree under Plan B (without thesis).  The student's program of study must be approved by the student's academic advisor and must include:

  1. At least 24 credits in mathematics courses including at least 6 credits from the following courses:  Mathematics 818, 819, 828, 829, 848, 849, 868, 869.
  2. At least 18 credits in 800–900 level courses.