## Department of Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics

# Master of Science (M.S.) Degree

## Major in Mathematics (Major Code: 5115)

**General Requirements**

**Master of Science Degree**

An undergraduate degree in mathematics equivalent to the bachelor’s degree requirements in mathematics at WTAMU is required.

- Non-Thesis Option: At least 30 hours must be chosen from 6000-level math courses, and of these 30 hours at least six hours must be chosen from one of the sequences MATH 6310, 6311 or 6350, 6351. With graduate adviser approval, the remaining six hours may be chosen from another field of study related to mathematics.

- Thesis Option: At least 18 hours must be chosen form 6000-level math courses and of these 18 hours at least six hours must be chosen from one of the sequences MATH 6310, 6311 or 6350, 6351. With graduate adviser approval, the remaining six hours may be chosen from another field of study related to mathematics.

**Master of Education Degree**

- 12 semester hours of 6000-level mathematics.
- Six semester hours advanced mathematics*.
- Six semester hours advanced mathematics (in education G&I).
- EDPD 6303, 6305, 6304 and EPSY 6310 or EDPD 6329.

*Students preparing for high school teaching should take MATH 5360, 5391. Students preparing for community college teaching should take six hours of 6000-level mathematics.