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Graduate Catalog 2011-12 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Arts in Mathematics


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Advisor: See Mathematics Office,
Room 3319, Everett Tower

The Master of Arts in Mathematics extends the student’s knowledge in the areas of algebra, real and complex analysis, applied mathematics, combinatorics, geometry, number theory, and topology. The program permits specialization in preparing for advanced study, and provides additional training for teachers of mathematics and students seeking employment in industry.

Admission Requirements


To gain admission to this program the student must have completed, with satisfactory grades, an undergraduate major in mathematics. This major must ordinarily include a course in modern algebra and a course in advanced calculus or real analysis. If the student’s undergraduate program in mathematics does not meet approved standards, the student may be required to elect additional courses or otherwise satisfy the requirements of the department.

Program Requirements


1. Complete a minimum of thirty hours of approved course work


With at least twenty-four hours in mathematics, including:

a.


b.


c.


e. Either:


f. An approved graduate level sequence.


2. A student must get a “B” or better in the following:


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