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Master of Arts in Mathematics


If a student has not completed the following courses or their equivalents before entering the program, he or she may be admitted conditionally.

All of the following
  • Math 320 - Abstract Algebra (3 units)
  • Math 330 - Advanced Calculus (3 units)
  • Math 524 - Linear Algebra (3 units)

Required Courses (30 units)

Complete 30 units of approved 500-, 600-, and 700- level courses.  

All of the following
  • Math 620 - Groups, Rings and Fields (3 units)
  • Math 630 - Applied Real Analysis (3 units)
One of the following
  • Math 621 - Advanced Topics in Algebra (3 units)
  • Math 633 - Advanced Topics in Analysis (3 units)
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Other requirements

Course selection.
At least 24 units must be in mathematics, and at least 21 units must be at the 600-level or above.  Math 600, 601, and 602 may not be part of this degree.  No more than six units of Math 797 and 798 will be accepted toward the degree.

Students must select Plan A and complete Math 799A.  Students are advised that a thesis normally takes a year to complete.