Master of Science in Applied Mathematics
Concentration in Dynamical Systems and Chaos
This concentration focuses on interdisciplinary applications of dynamical systems and nonlinear modeling in biology, chemistry, engineering, and physics. Students with interests in modeling and analyzing real life problems through mathematics will benefit from this concentration.
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). Elective courses from other departments may be approved by the adviser.
All of the following 

12 units from the following electives 

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.