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6.4 The M.A. programs

The following requirement applies to both the thesis and non-thesis options:

(1) MATH 405, 441, 470, and 471 are not approved for the Master of Arts degree. MATH 401 and 435 cannot both be counted towards the degree.

M.A. Degree, Thesis Option: Both Major and Minor in Mathematics (30 course and thesis credits).

(1) above.

(2) 12 credits of 500-series mathematics courses.

(3) 6-9 thesis credits (600-series).

(4) Remainder of course credits in approved 400- and 500-series courses.

(5) Final (oral) examination based on thesis and general course work.

(6) Time limitation is six years or a period spanning seven consecutive summers.

M.A. degree, Non-thesis Option: Both Major and Minor in Mathematics (30 course credits).

(1) above.

(2) 18 credits of 500-series mathematics courses in an approved program (3 of these credits may be taken in a related area provided the student receives permission from the Graduate Studies Committee in advance).

(3) Remainder of courses in approved 400- or 500-series courses. With the approval of the Graduate Studies Committee, the student may substitute credits in a related area. A total of 6 credits at the 400 and 500 level in another area is the maximum allowed.

(4) A paper on an approved topic in mathematics (no credit).

(5) Time limitation is six years or a period spanning seven consecutive summers.

M.A. Degree, Non-thesis Option: Major in Mathematics and Minor in Applied Mathematics (30 course credits).

(1) above.

(2) A minimum of 21 credits in mathematics (including at least four courses at the 500 level) and a minimum of 9 credits (with at least 6 credits at the 500 level) in the minor area are required.

(3) The possible minors are computer science, operations research, physics, and statistics. The courses required and recommended for each of the areas can be obtained from the department.

(4) A paper on an approved topic in mathematics (no credit).

(5) Time limitation is six years or a period spanning seven consecutive summers.

The M.Ed. Degree

(1) 18 credits of mathematics courses. (6 credits may be taken in a related area if approved by the Graduate Studies Committee).

(2) 6 credits of science or additional mathematics courses.

(3) 6 credits of education courses approved by the College of Education.

(4) A paper on an approved topic in mathematics (no credit).

(5) Time limitation is six years or a period spanning seven consecutive summers.


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Stephen G Simpson
Sun Apr 19 16:32:27 EDT 1998