## Master of Science in Mathematics - Option I Thesis

The MS in Mathematics requires 8 courses and a thesis (6 credit hours), a total of 30 credit hours, as follows:

## Master of Science in Mathematics Option II Non-Thesis

The MS in Mathematics requires 11 courses and a project (Math 595, 3 credit hours), a total of 36 credit hours, as follows:

## Master of Science in Mathematics w/Concentration in Mathematics Education Option II Non-Thesis

The MS degree in Mathematics with a concentration in mathematics education is to prepare students to teach math courses at middle/high schools and institutions of higher education at the undergraduate level. Students will take 9-15 graduate hours in Math Teacher Education (MTE) in order to learn and understand the Principles and Standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and high impact teaching practices.

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MATH 595 | Research Literature & Techniques (3 semester hours required) | 3 |

MATH 501 | Mathematical Statistics I | 3 |

MATH 511 | Real Analysis I | 3 |

MATH 537 | Theory of Numbers | 3 |

MATH 538 | Functions of Complex Variables I | 3 |

MATH 543 | Abstract Algebra I | 3 |

MTE 555 | Research Techniques for STEM and Education (Required) | 3 |

| 3 |

| 6 |

| 6 |

Total Hours | 36 |

**Note:** Successful completion of the Comprehensive Exam is required of all students.

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