Master of Science in Applied Mathematics
Concentration in Mathematical Theory of Communication Systems
This concentration focuses on the area of mathematics relevant to the transmitting and processing of information by digital or analog methods.
Preparation
Before entering the program, students must complete the following upper division courses, or equivalent. Students with inadequate undergraduate preparation may be accepted conditionally but will be required to complete courses for removal of the deficiency in the first year of study.
All of the following 

One of the following 

Required Courses (30 units)
The 30 units may include at most 12 units of approved 500level mathematics courses and at most six units of independent research (Mathematics 797, 798, 799A, 799B). Additional courses at the 500 or 600level in mathematics or in a related discipline may be selected with the approval of the program adviser.
All of the following 

One of the following 

Other requirements
Program of study.
The program of study, to include a plan for removal of any conditions on admission, must be approved by
the graduate adviser and will include at least 21 units in mathematics.
Thesis.
Students must select Plan A and complete Math 799A (Thesis). Students are advised
that a thesis normally takes a year to complete.