May 19, 2024  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Mathematics (M.A., M.S.)


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Master of Arts, Mathematics Plan B (non-thesis): Total 32 credit hours


Supporting Area Coursework


 Select eight credit hours of supporting courses outside the department.

Note: 

M.A. Plan B: The final written exam will consist of two parts: one part on either the Abstract Algebra sequence or the Advanced Calculus sequence; and the other part in candidate-selected areas, approved by the departmental committee, consisting of two mathematics courses, not necessarily sequenced. The final comprehensive oral exam will be based on the student’s course of study.

Students who want to experience research in mathematics are encouraged to consider the M.S. Program.

Master of Science, Mathematics Plan A: Total 33 credit hours


Major Area Coursework


Master of Science, Mathematics Plan B: Total 33 credit hours


Major Area Coursework


Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Algebra and analysis are the important foundations of mathematics. Graduate students will demonstrate proficiency in these disciplines by passing the comprehensive exam in either algebra or analysis sequence.
  2. Graduate students will demonstrate proficiency in an area of focus beyond algebra and analysis by passing the comprehensive exam on two selected subjects.

State Authorization - It Matters Where You Live


If your learning placement course (internship, externship, clinical, rotation, practicum, independent study, study away, etc.) or your online course will be taken outside South Dakota, please reference the State Authorization webpage.

State Authorization

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