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M.S. Mathematics

The MS in Mathematics is designed to enhance and enrich training in the field of mathematics for persons who teach at the secondary level or in community colleges, and to provide a rigorous depth and breadth of mathematical study for people who plan to work as applied mathematicians in industry or government agencies, as well as those who wish to continue their studies at the doctoral level.

M.S. Mathematics Non-Thesis

Program Requirements

Required Courses
MTHK 505Probability And Statistics3
MTHK 508Abstract Algebra3
MTHK 520Real Analysis3
MTHK 550Applied Linear Algebra3
MTHK 577Comprehensive Exam0
Other Degree Requirements
Approved graduate level Mathematics electives12
Additional Electives
Approved Mathematics or other supporting field courses12
Total Semester Credit Hours36

M.S. Mathematics Thesis track

Program Requirements

Required Courses
MTHK 505Probability And Statistics3
MTHK 508Abstract Algebra3
MTHK 520Real Analysis3
MTHK 550Applied Linear Algebra3
MTHK 588Thesis6
Other Degree Requirements
Approved graduate level Mathematics electives12
Additional Electives
Approved Mathematics or other supporting field courses6
Total Semester Credit Hours36

Required Courses

MTHK 505. Probability And Statistics. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Topics will be selected from: distributions and stochastic processes, parametric and nonparametric statistics, and time series analysis. Prerequisite(s): MTHK 311.

MTHK 508. Abstract Algebra. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Topics will be selected from: groups, homomorphism, isomorphism, direct products and sums, invariant properties, rings, and fields. Prerequisite(s): MTHK 432.

MTHK 520. Real Analysis. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

Topics will be chosen from: sets and operators; cardinal numbers and ordinal types; metric spaces and Lebesgue measure; metric properties of sets; differentiation and integration. Prerequisite(s): MTHK 409.

MTHK 550. Applied Linear Algebra. 3 Semester Credit Hours.

An advanced course in linear algebra. Topics to be selected from linear spaces and operators, canonical forms, quadratic forms and optimization, computation and condition, and compatible systems. Prerequisite(s): MTHK 332.

MTHK 588. Thesis. 1-6 Semester Credit Hours.

Scheduled when the student’s committee chair determines the student is ready to begin the thesis. No credit is earned until the student has enrolled in at least 6 credit hours of thesis and the thesis is certified as completed by the student’s committee, at which time the student will be awarded 6 credit hours of thesis.

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