345001MS: Non-thesis Option
345001MST: Thesis Option

Admission Requirements

In addition to the graduate application and official transcripts applicants must submit three letters of recommendation and a statement of purpose. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Goals: This program is designed to train students in the formulation, analysis, and solution of mathematical models in a variety of application areas.

Administration: Upon admission to the program, each student will undergo a review process to determine competency in undergraduate core mathematical areas and background in at least one junior-level or higher course in engineering or physics. If necessary, the appropriate course(s) will be added to the required course list for the student.

Program Requirements: A minimum of 30 graduate credits, after the completion of deficiency courses, is required.

Core Requirements (18 credits):
3450:621 Real Analysis 3
3450:627 Advanced Numerical Analysis I 3
3450:633 Methods of Applied Mathematics I 3

Group 1 - At least one course from this list must be taken:
3450:625 Analytic Function Theory 3
3450:628 Advanced Numerical Analysis II 3
3450:632 Advanced Partial Differential Equations 3

Group 2 - At least two courses from this list must be taken:
3450:634 Methods of Applied Mathematics II 3
3450:635 Optimization 3
3450:730 Advanced Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations 3

Thesis Option
In addition to the placement review and core requirements, at least six credits of electives approved by the graduate adviser, three credits of 3450:692 Seminar in Mathematics, and three credits of 3450:699 Master’s Thesis must be completed.

Nonthesis Option
In addition to the placement review and core requirements, at least twelve credits of electives approved by the graduate adviser must be completed.

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