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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematical Science, M.S.


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The graduate plan in Mathematical Science leads to the Master of Science degree. Applicants for candidacy should have a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. Students with other degrees may apply if their preparation includes a substantial number of advanced credits in mathematics. The GRE score (verbal + quantitative) should be a minimum of 290 points, with a minimum quantitative score of 150. In some cases, additional preparatory courses may be required.

Undergraduate foundation courses for Master of Science in Mathematics

  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Introduction to Abstract Algebra
  • Advanced Calculus
  • Introduction to Analysis

Course selections will be arranged in consultation with a faculty adviser while preparing the CPS. Students selecting the extended coursework option must complete MATH 6837  (Research Project I). This is to be taken after successfully completing nine hours of required core courses or during the last 15-18 hours of graduate mathematics coursework. MATH 6838  (Research Project II) will be completed following MATH 6837  (Research Project I) with faculty adviser approval prior to registration. Research Project I and II may not be taken concurrently. Students may enroll in MATH 6838  only when their project adviser determines that they have made significant progress toward the completion of their project in MATH 6837 . Students who change their research project topic must begin again with MATH 6837 .

Degree Requirements


Mathematics Core Requirements (9 hours)


Students will select an additional two courses from the following (6 hours):


(courses not already satisfying the requirements above):

Mathematics Thesis Option (18 hours)


6 hours of MATH/STAT courses 5000-6000 level 6 hours of MATH electives 4000-6000 level

Mathematics Extended Course Work Option (18 hours)


6 hours of MATH/STAT courses 5000-6000 level. 6 hours of MATH Electives 4000-6000 level.

Adviser’s Approval


With adviser’s approval, two of the following may count towards the master’s degree as a 4000-level elective, if taken as a graduate student at UHCL:

Additional Information

Program chair approval is required for other 4000-level mathematics courses.

Computational and Applied Math Specialization


Computational and Applied Math Specialization - Core Requirements (9 hours)


Additional Information

Choose 3 courses from the following:

Computational and Applied Math Specialization - Extended Course work Option (15 hours)


9 hours of MATH courses 4000-6000 level

Computational and Applied Math Specialization - Thesis Option (15 hours)


9 hours of MATH courses 4000-6000 level

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