Thesis Option

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Thesis Option Requirements

Students will complete 24 credits according to the Thesis option. In this option, students will complete four (4) 3-credit courses and write a Thesis worth 12 credits, normally within two years. Students in the Thesis option will complete the following:

Core courses:

MATH 5066 General Topology 3 cr.
MATH 5086 Functional Analysis 3 cr.

Plus (2) two of the following 3-credit courses: Note that not every course will be offered each year.

MATH 5036 Measure Theory 3 cr.
MATH 5056 Algebra 3 cr.
MATH 5046 Complex Analysis 3 cr.
MATH 5067 Introduction to Algebraic Topology 3 cr.
MATH 5236 Advanced Numerical Methods 3 cr.
MATH 5237 Computational Topology 3 cr.
MATH 5246 Optimization 3 cr.
MATH 5247 Cryptography & Coding Theory 3 cr.
MATH 5256 Graph Theory 3 cr.
MATH 6101 Selected Topics in Pure Mathematics 3 cr.
MATH 6201 Selected Topics in Computational Mathematics 3 cr.

In addition to the courses above, students will complete the following Thesis course:

MATH 6100 Thesis 12 cr.