Seventy-two semester hours of approved graduate courses are required for the Ph.D. degree in mathematics (see below). Other requirements include passing a Qualifying Exam in two of the four year-long core areas (abstract algebra, applied mathematics, real variables, and topology), passing a Preliminary Examination administered by a committee headed by the student’s dissertation advisor, and a successful defense of a dissertation. No foreign language is required for the Ph.D. degree.
|Students must earn a grade of B or better in each of the seven core courses.
|Advanced Abstract Algebra I
|Theory of Functions of Real Variables I
|Select three courses from the following:
|Advanced Abstract Algebra II
|Theory of Functions of Real Variables II
|Algebraic Topology I
|Applied Mathematics I
|Applied Mathematics II
|Select 39 semester hours from the following:
Any 4000-level MTH course carrying graduate credit or higher
Any 5000-level or higher STA course
Or other graduate electives only as approved by the Department of Mathematics