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Candidates for the MA degree will be required to take at least 30 credits in courses: 12 credits for the core courses of the first year.

Course |
Title |
Crs. |

MATH 6201 | Modern Algebra | 3 |

MATH 6261 | Real Variables I | 3 |

MATH 6301 | Complex Variables | 3 |

MATH 6540 | Introduction to Topology | 3 |

MATH 6800 | Graduate Seminar | 3 |

MATH 6996 | Thesis | 3 |

Elective courses^{1} | 12 |

Course |
Title |
Crs. |

MATH 6601 | Probability and Statistics I | 3 |

MATH 6681 | Data Structures I | 3 |

MATH 6680 | Computational Analysis | |

or MATH 6881 | Linear Programming | |

or MATH 6882 | Nonlinear Programming | 3 |

MATH 6700 | Projects in Applied Mathematics | 3 |

MATH 6996 | Thesis | 3 |

Elective courses^{1} | 15 |

- They may take the same examinations as administered to PhD. students, and may receive a masters level pass (if unsuccessful at the doctoral level). These students have three consecutive opportunities to pass three exams at the masters level.
- They may take the masters qualifying examinations, that will test basic knowledge in several general areas determined by their chosen option:
- Pure Mathematics: (i) Algebra (MATH 6201); (ii) Real Analysis (MATH 6261) (iii) Complex Analysis (MATH 6301); (iv) Topology (MATH 6540).
- Applied Mathematics: Probability and Statistics (MATH 6601 and MATH 6602); (ii) Computationai Analysis I (MATH 6680), Linear Programming (MATH 6881), Optimization (MATH 6882) (iii) Data Structures I (MATH 668l), Algorithms (MATH 6682)