Track Qual
Courses Required Exams Research Skills Research Component

727 or Qual in Probability Statistics

765 or Qual in Analysis

781 or Qual in Numerical Analysis

791 or Qual in Algebra

(with permission advanced students may substitute corresponding 800 level courses)

Courses must be completed with a grade of B or better

800, 810, 820 or 821, 830 Pass two quals, one in algebra or analysis and one in numerical analysis or probability and statistics by the beginning of the fifth semester.

Preliminary by the beginning of the eighth semester.

Comprehensive Oral

Final Thesis Defense
Responsible Scholarship Training

Computer Skills
One of 840, 910, 920
Four additional courses at 800 level or above.
800, 810
One of 850-851 or 865-866 or 881-882
One of 840, 850 or 950
Four additional courses at 800 level or above.
Enrollment requirements

GTA/GRA must be enrolled in at least 6 hours in fall and spring. 

International students without a GTA/GRA appointment must be enrolled in 9 hours.

Enrollment can be reduced to 1-hour per semester after completing oral comprehensive exam and 18 hours.

Events Calendar

Using Math

CTE course transformation grant helps Emily Witt, assistant professor of math, develop active learning with student groups in calculus.  Positive results using modules developed with Justin Lyle and Amanda Wilkens, math graduate students, were attained.  Read more

Math and COVID-19: Sources on how math is being used to track the virus and its spread.  AMS link.

A mathematician-musician's breakthrough melds East, West. Read more.

Researcher's innovative approach to flood mapping support emergency management and water officials. Read more.

Nicole Johnson found a way to express her baton twirling using math. See video.