Applied Mathematics & Statistics, and Scientific Computation, Master of Science (M.S.)

Students must complete 30 credits of coursework in one of the three areas of concentration. All three concentrations offer both thesis and non-thesis options.

Students choose from one of the following concentrations:

APPLIED MATHEMATICS

Course Title Credits
Thesis Option - 30 credits
Courses with primarily math content12
Six credits in 600-800 level courses
Numerical Analysis course (course options below; other courses must be approved by advisor)
Scientific Computing I
Scientific Computing II
Computer Organization and Programming for Scientific Computing
Advanced Scientific Computing I
Advanced Scientific Computing II
Numerical Analysis I
Numerical Methods For Stationary PDEs
Numerical Methods for Evolution Partial Differential Equations
Advanced Linear Numerical Analysis
Advanced Numerical Optimization
AMSC799Master's Thesis Research6
Application Area courses (chosen with advisor)6
Applied Math or appropriate seminar (chosen with advsior)1
Additional coursework chosen with advisor5
Non-thesis Option - 30 credits
Courses with primarily math content15
Nine credits in 600-800 level courses
Numerical Analysis course (course options below; other courses must be approved by advisor)
Scientific Computing I
Scientific Computing II
Computer Organization and Programming for Scientific Computing
Advanced Scientific Computing I
Advanced Scientific Computing II
Numerical Analysis I
Numerical Methods For Stationary PDEs
Numerical Methods for Evolution Partial Differential Equations
Advanced Linear Numerical Analysis
Advanced Numerical Optimization
Application Area courses (chosen with advisor)6
Applied Math or appropriate seminar (chosen with advsior)1
Additional coursework chosen with advisor8
Pass the Qualifying Exam requirement
Submit a Scholarly Paper

Applied Statistics 

Thesis option requires 25 credits of coursework including 18 credits of statistics core courses, six credits in an application area, and one credit of seminar. Students are also required to complete six credits of AMSC799.

Non-thesis option requires 33 credits of coursework including 18 credits of statistics core courses, six credits in an application area, six credits of electives, two credits of seminar, and one credit of AMSC762. Students are also required to pass three qualifying exams, and submit a scholarly paper.

Scientific Computation 

Thesis option requires 24 credits of coursework including nine credits of scientific computing core courses, six credits of core science courses, and three credits of scientific computing application courses, and 6 credits of electives. Students must also complete six credits of AMSC799.

Non-thesis option requires 30 credits of coursework including 15 credits of scientific computing core courses, six credits of core science courses, three credits of scientific computing application courses, and six credits of electives. Students must also submit a scholarly paper.