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Masters degree: Computational Math Track

Thesis option

  1. Requires a minimum of 32 credit hours, at least 16 of which must be in mathematics (excluding MATH 691 credits).
  2. There must be a 10 credit hours core of required mathematics courses consisting of the following:
    • Each of the following:
      • MATH 609 (Numerical Analysis) or MATH 610 (Numerical Methods in Partial Differential Equations)
      • MATH 647 (Mathematical Modeling)
    • At least one of the following:
      • MATH 610 (Numerical Methods in Partial Differential Equations)
      • MATH 639 (Iterative Techniques)
      • MATH 648 (Computational Algebraic Geometry)
      • MATH 660 (Computational Linear Algebra)
  3. There must be at least 6 credit hours of core mathematics electives. Suggested courses include:
    • MATH 607 (Real Variables I)
    • MATH 613 (Graph Theory)
    • MATH 615 (Introduction to Classical Analysis)
    • MATH 617 (Complex Variables I)
    • MATH 630 (Combinatorics)
    • MATH 641 (Analysis for Applications I)
    • MATH 651 (Optimization I)
    • MATH 653 (Algebra I)
    • MATH 661 (Mathematical Theory of Finite Element Methods)
    • MATH 676 (Finite Element Methods in Scientific Computing)
  4. There must be at least 9 credit hours in a coordinated minor.
  5. This leaves 7 of 32 credits to be chosen in consultation with the student's advisor. A maximum of 6 credit hours of MATH 691 (Research) may be included in the degree plan.
  6. Each student must write a thesis.

Non-Thesis option

  1. Requires a minimum of 36 credit hours, at least 19 of which must be in mathematics.
  2. There must be a 10 credit hours core of required mathematics courses consisting of the following:
    • Each of the following:
      • MATH 609 (Numerical Analysis) or MATH 610 (Numerical Methods in Partial Differential Equations)
      • MATH 647 (Mathematical Modeling)
    • At least one of the following:
      • MATH 610 (Numerical Methods in Partial Differential Equations)
      • MATH 639 (Iterative Techniques)
      • MATH 648 (Computational Algebraic Geometry)
      • MATH 660 (Computational Linear Algebra)
  3. There must be at least 9 credit hours of core mathematics electives. Suggested courses include:
    • MATH 607 (Real Variables I)
    • MATH 613 (Graph Theory)
    • MATH 615 (Introduction to Classical Analysis)
    • MATH 617 (Complex Variables I)
    • MATH 630 (Combinatorics)
    • MATH 641 (Analysis for Applications I)
    • MATH 651 (Optimization I)
    • MATH 653 (Algebra I)
    • MATH 661 (Mathematical Theory of Finite Element Methods)
    • MATH 676 (Finite Element Methods in Scientific Computing)
  4. There must be at least 12 credit hours in a coordinated minor.
  5. This leaves 5 of 36 credits to be chosen in consultation with the student's advisor.