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Master of Science in Mathematics

  • Graduate Program Coordinator: Jodi Mead
  • Mathematics Building, Room 140A, Mail Stop 1555
  • Phone: (208) 426-2432
  • E-mail: jmead@boisestate.edu

Master of Science in Mathematics

Course Number and TitleCredits
Required Core Graduate Mathematics Course
MATH 515 Real and Linear Analysis
3
One of the following areas of emphasis

Applied Mathematics
MATH 537 Principles of Applied Mathematics (3 cr)
At least one of the following:
MATH 566 Numerical Methods II (3 cr)
MATH 567 Numerical Methods for Differential Equations (3 cr)

Pure Mathematics
At least two of the following:
MATH 506 Advanced Algebra (3 cr)
MATH 507 Advanced Number Theory (3 cr)
MATH 509 Symmetric Key Cryptology (3 cr)
MATH 512 Advanced Topology (3 cr)
MATH 522 Advanced Set Theory (3 cr)

Statistics
MATH 562 Probability and Statistics (3 cr)
At least one of the following:
MATH 572 Computational Statistics (3 cr)
MATH 573 Time Series Analysis (3 cr)
MATH 574 Linear Models (3 cr)
6
Additional graduate courses and a culminating activity chosen from one of the following possibilities:

Comprehensive Examination
Seven courses totaling at least 21 credits (21 cr)
MATH 690 Master’s Comprehensive Examination (1 cr)

Project
Five courses totaling at least 15 credits (15 cr)
MATH 590 Practicum/Internship (3 cr)
MATH 591 Project (3 cr)

Thesis
Five courses totaling at least 15 credits (15 cr)
MATH 593 Thesis (6 cr)
21-22
Total30-31