|Option||Total No. of Credit Hours||Course Level||Courses Required||Research Component||Exams|
(For students pursuing a Ph.D. degree in our department.)
|30||700 and above
At least 12 hours at 800 level or above
|Pass two quals, one in algebra or analysis and one in numerical analysis or probability and statistics.|
(For students that intend to pursue a Ph.D. degree at some other univeristy after their M.A.)
|30||700 and above||800, 810, 820, 830, 831||2-6 hours (896, 899, 990, 993, etc....)
(Most common option for student interested in a terminal M.A. degree)
|36||600 and above
At least 24 hours at 700 level or above
|727, 765, 781, 790, 791||2-6 hours (896, 899, 990, 993, etc....)
Project or Thesis
|GRA/GTA must be enrolled in at least six credit hours in fall and spring.
Non GTA/GRA international students must be enrolled in nine hours.