M.S. in Mathematics
The academic regulations for this degree program, as entered in the University of Mississippi Catalog, are in effect for the current or selected academic year and semester. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change rules for registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time.
|24 hrs math||24||Student complete at least 24 hours of graduate mathematics course work as approved by his/her GPC/Chair. Course work must include the completion of at least two of the following three sequences: 1) Math 525 and Math 526, 2) Math 653 and Math 654, or 3) Math 655 and Math 656.|
|GPA requirements||A cumulative average of not less than 3.0 (B) must be achieved in all graduate work taken.|
|Liberal Arts Dean's approval||This Degree Audit program is an advising tool only. The student must still apply for a degree by returning a completed Degree Application Form to the dean's office before the last day to add classes in the semester preceding the semester in which the stuent expects to graduate. The Dean's Office will make the final certification that the courses listed on the application qualify the student for graduation. The Dean's Office will also determine if other university requirements (GPA, etc.) have been met.|
Major Requirements III
|Thesis vs non-thesis||In addition to required courses, the student has three ways to satisfy the 30-semester hour requirement for the MA in Math: 1) Complete an additional 6 hours in graduate-level mathematics courses, 2) Complete at least 6 hours in an approved minor, or 3) Complete at least 6 hours in thesis credit and submit a thesis to his/her GPC/Chair.|
|Add'l math option||6||Student must complete at least 6 additional hours of graduate-level mathematics courses as approved by his/her GPC/Chair.|
|Minor option||6||Student must complete at least 6 hours in an approved minor area.|
|Thesis option||6||Student must complete at least 6 hours of thesis credit (MATH 697).|
|Submit Thesis||For the thesis option, the student must submit a thesis to his/her GPC/Chair. Regulations governing the style, format, paper, abstract and other matters may be found in "A Manual of Thesis and Dissertations" available in the Graduate School Office. After the oral examination has been accepted, the student must present to the Graduate School two unbound copies of the thesis. A copy of the abstract and the thesis binding fee receipt must accompany the copies of the thesis.|
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