REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF SCIENCE

MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS

Professor and Head of the Department H. Gaskill

The degrees of Master of Applied Statistics (see appropriate calendar entry), Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy are offered in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The Masters' degrees are offered by full-time and part-time studies.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR THE M.SC. IN MATHEMATICS

Every candidate for the M.Sc. in Mathematics is required to take at least 18 credit hours in graduate courses, at most three credit hours of which may be from seminar courses. At least nine credit hours must be from courses selected from the list below with at least three credit hours in each of three of the indicated subject areas. A thesis is required.

ALGEBRA: M6320 (Group Theory), M6321 (Ring Theory)

ANALYSIS: M6310 (Functional Analysis), M6311 (Complex Analysis), M6312 (Measure Theory)

APPLIED MATHEMATICS: M6201 or M6212 (Numerical Differential Equations), M6100 (Dynamical Systems)

COMBINATORICS: M6340 (Graph Theory), M6341 (Combi natorial Design Theory), M6342 (Advanced Enumeration)

TOPOLOGY: M6300 or M6301 (Algebraic Topology), M6332 (Point Set Topology)

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR THE M.SC. IN STATISTICS

Every candidate for the M.Sc. in Statistics is required to take at least 18 credit hours in graduate courses, at most three credit hours of which may be from seminar courses. A thesis is required.

TABLE OF CREDIT RESTRICTIONS FOR PRESENT MATHEMATICS COURSES WITH FORMER MATHEMATICS COURSES

CREDIT MAY BE OBTAINED FOR ONLY ONE COURSE FROM EACH OF THE PAIRS LISTED IN THIS TABLE

Present Course Former Course Present Course Former Course
6323 6030 6212 6080
6321 6032 6310 6130
6322 6035 6330 6200
6340 6040 6331 6210
6341 6041 6332 6350
6342 6042 6312 6500

COURSES

A selection of the following graduate courses will be offered to meet the requirements of candidates, as far as the resources of the Department will allow:

6100. Dynamical Systems
6101. Modern Perturbation Theory
6102-6109. Special Topics in Applied Mathematics
6212. Numerical Methods for Initial Value Problems
6201. Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations
6202-6209. Special Topics in Numerical Analysis
6300. Algebraic Topology I (Homology Theory)
6301. Algebraic Topology II (Homotopy Theory)
6302. Algebraic Topology III (Theory of Fibre Bundles)
6332. Point Set Topology
6304-6309. Special Topics in Topology
6310. Functional Analysis
6311. Complex Analysis
6312. Measure Theory
6313-6319. Special Topics in Analysis
6320. Group Theory
6321. Ring Theory
6322. Nonassociative Algebra
6323. Homological Algebra
6324-6329. Special Topics in Algebra
6330. Analytic Number Theory
6331. Algebraic Number Theory
6340. Graph Theory
6341. Combinatorial Design Theory
6342. Advanced Enumeration
6343-6349. Special Topics in Combinatorics
6503. Stochastic Processes
6510. Mathematical Statistics
6520. Linear Models
6560. Continuous Multivariate Analysis
6561. Discrete Multivariate Analysis
6580-6589. Selected Topics in Statistics and Probability
6590. A Course in Statistical Consulting

SEMINAR COURSES IN MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS

Seminar courses in the following areas are the most frequently offered.

6910. Topology
6930. Statistics
6940. Pure and Applied Analysis
6950. Algebra


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