Program Curriculum

The current curriculum contains regular courses only. All courses are 3 credit hours. The grade for each course must be an A or B. Research hours are Pass/Fail.

Occasionally, other optional courses can be taken and counted towards the degree. Reading courses and seminars cannot be counted towards the degree.

Modifications are possible with the approval of your graduate committee and the graduate program director. For more information, please, contact the graduate program director Dr. Yulia Karpeshina at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or the graduate advisor Dr. Roman. Shterenberg at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Year I - Fall

Course Number

Name

Required

MA 540

Advanced Calculus I

Yes

MA 631

Linear Algebra

Yes

MA 585

Introduction to Probability

Yes

MA 555

Partial Differential Equations I

No

MA 560

Scientific Programming

No

Year I - Spring

Course Number

Name

Required

Prerequisites

MA 541

Advanced Calculus II

Yes

MA 540. Minimum grade: B

MA 660

Numerical Linear Algebra

Yes

MA 631. Minimum grade: B

MA 670

Topology I

Yes

MA 631. Minimum grade: B

MA 632

Abstract Algebra

No

MA 534 or MA 631. Minimum grade: B

MA 586

Mathematical Statistics

No

MA 585. Minimum grade: B

MA 687

Advanced Probability

No

MA 585. Minimum grade: B

Year I - Summer

Course Number

Name

Required

Prerequisites

MA 642

Calculus of Several Variables

Yes

MA 541. Minimum grade: B

MA 637

Graph Theory and Combinatorics

No

N/A

MA 671

Topology II

No

MA 670. Minimum grade: B

MA 586

Mathematical Statistics

No

MA 585. Minimum grade: B

MA 688

Advanced Statistics

No

MA 585 or MA 587. Minimum grade: B

Year II - Fall

Course Number

Name

Required

Prerequisites

MA 650

Differential Equations

Yes

MA 642. Minimum grade: B

MA 648

Complex Analysis

Yes

MA 642. Minimum grade: B

MA 645

Real Analysis I (NOTE: this course is required for prospective PhD students only)

Yes

MA 642 and MA 670. Minimum grade: B

MA 555

Partial Differential Equations I

No

N/A

MA 560

Scientific Programming

No

N/A

Year II - Spring

Course Number

Name

Required

Prerequisites

MA 646

Real Analysis II (NOTE: this course is required for prospective PhD students only)

Yes

MA 645. Minimum grade: B

MA 632

Abstract Algebra

No

MA 534 or MA 631. Minimum grade: B

MA 655

Partial Differential Equations

No

MA 642 or MA 650. Minimum grade: B

MA 586

Mathematical Statistics

No

MA 585. Minimum grade: B

MA 687

Advanced Probability

No

MA 585. Minimum grade: B