Student Learning Outcomes - The graduate with a Master of Science degree in Mathematics will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:
- Communicate mathematical ideas clearly and coherently.
- Interpret mathematical problems and formulate solutions.
- Construct clear and concise mathematical proofs and other logical arguments.
This program is designed to meet the needs of students who:
- are preparing for a Ph.D. program in mathematics or related area,
- plan to teach dual credit or community college mathematics courses, or
- wish to advance their career in business, industry or government in areas that require an advanced understanding of mathematics.
To be accepted into this program, a student must have an undergraduate degree in mathematics, or course work equivalent to a Central major in mathematics, with a minimum grade point average of 3.00 in upper level mathematics courses. A student not meeting these minimum standards may consult the School of Computer Science and Mathematics for possible acceptance on a conditional basis.
Before completion of the program, a student must do one of the following: pass a comprehensive exam, write and successfully defend a thesis, or write and present a master’s project.