Frequently Asked Questions


DEADLINES AND TIMELINES:

  1. What are the last dates to drop/add a course ?
  2. How and when do I register for courses ?
  3. How and when must I file my Plan of Study (POS) ?
  4. Are there checklists and timelines for master's and PhD degrees ?
  5. I was assigned an advisor my first semester, is it possible to change to someone else ?
  6. What happens if I'm not certified in oral English after one year ?
  7. What are the time limits to get a master's degree ?
  8. What are the time limits to get a PhD degree ?
  9. What are the deadlines for completing my Qualifying Exams ?
  10. When should I pass my oral Advanced Topics Exam ?
  11. Do I have to register to get my degree in my last semester ?

CREDIT HOURS AND COURSES:

  1. How and when do I register for courses ?
  2. What are the last dates to drop/add a course ?
  3. What are the minimum and maximum number of credit hours I can register for as a graduate student ?
  4. What is the maximum number of credit hours can I register for research (MA699) in one semester ?
  5. Can I repeat a course ?
  6. Can I use courses from outside the math department on my Plan Of Study ?
  7. Can I take undergraduate classes ?
  8. Can I transfer credits from other institutions ?

TEACHING ASSISTANTS & ASSISTANTSHIPS:

  1. When do my teaching responsibilities begin and end ?
  2. How do I get classlists from MyPurdue ?
  3. What do I do if I have problems in the class I teach ?
  4. What determines my TA salary ?

MASTER'S DEGREE:

  1. What are the requirements for a master's degree ?
  2. How and when must I file my Plan of Study (POS) ?
  3. I was assigned an advisor my first semester, is it possible to change to someone else ?
  4. What are the time limits to get a masters degree ?
  5. What is a "Master's Advisory Committee" ?
  6. Are there resources available for professional development for graduate students ?

PHD DEGREE:

  1. What are the requirements for the PhD degree ?
  2. What are the deadlines for completing my Qualifying Exams ?
  3. Where can I find previous Qualifying Exams ?
  4. Which topics am I responsible for on the Qualifying Exams ?
  5. What determines my TA salary ?
  6. I have successfully passed all my quals, what are the next steps ?
  7. When should I pass my oral Advanced Topics Exam ?
  8. When must I pass the language exam for my PhD ?
  9. What is a " PhD Advisory Committee" ?
  10. How and when must I file my Plan of Study (POS) ?
  11. Is there travel money available to attend professional meetings ?
  12. Can I do research in absentia ?
  13. Where can I find thesis stylefiles to help me type my thesis ?
  14. My thesis is nearly done, what must I now do to obtain the PhD degree ?
  15. How do I apply for jobs ?
  16. Is there a list of recent PhD recipients ?
  17. Are there resources available for professional development for graduate students ?
  18. What happens if I get a "U" in MA 699 ?

FINANCIAL:

  1. When is the first Teaching Assistant Payday ?
  2. When is the first Fellowship Payday ?
  3. Where do I find out information about the Graduate Insurance ?
  4. Do I need a Social Security Number to be paid ?
  5. What determines my TA salary ?
  6. Is there travel money available to attend professional meetings ?
  7. Is summer support guaranteed ?
  8. Can I apply for research support ?
  9. How do I let the department know I want summer support ?
  10. Are there funding opportunities outside the department ?

PROBLEMS:

  1. What happens if my GPA falls below 3.00 ?
  2. I'm having difficulties in one of my courses, what can I do ?
  3. Under what conditions can I be terminated as a graduate student ?
  4. Can I lose my fellowship ?
  5. What happens if I'm not certified in oral English after one year ?
  6. What is OEPP ?
  7. If I witness or am a victim of sexual or any other kind of harassment, what do I do ?
  8. I'm having visa problems, whom do I contact ?
  9. Is there help available for confidential medical and psychological problems ?
  10. What do I do if I have problems in the class I teach ?
  11. Is there someone outside the department with whom I can discuss problems?
  12. What happens if I get a "U" in MA 699 ?

COMPUTERS AND MAIL:

  1. How often must I check my mailbox and my email ?
  2. Which computer account should I use ?
  3. How do I change my password ?
  4. How do I access my departmental computer account anywhere ?
  5. Whom do I contact if I'm having problems with the computer in my office ?
  6. How do I get a Purdue Career computer account from ITaP ?
  7. Where is the nearest ITaP computer lab ?
  8. How do I get classlists from MyPurdue ?
  9. What is MyPurdue ?
  10. Is there a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page for computer-related issues ?

DEADLINES AND TIMELINES:

  1. What are the last dates to drop/add a course?

    Check with the Graduate Office or go to Drop/Add Schedule

  2. How and when do I register for courses?

    Discuss your choices with your advisor then bring your signed registration form to the Graduate Office. Registration deadlines are posted outside the Graduate Office. If you register late, you must pay a $ 200 late registration fee.

  3. How and when must I file my Plan of Study (POS)?

    File your plan of study as soon as possible but you must file it no later than one month before you take your Advanced Topics Exam. You file your plan online at : MyPurdue You may want to consult the Graduate Office first.
    Samples of Master's and Ph.D. plans of study are available at Samples.

  4. Are there checklists and timelines for master's and PhD degrees?

    Yes, they are available at: Master's degree and at PhD degree

  5. I was assigned an advisor my first semester, is it possible to change to someone else?

    Yes. As you focus on a research area and a thesis advisor, make a request to the Graduate Office to change advisor.

  6. What happens if I'm not certified in oral English after one year ?

    Your financial support will be terminated.

  7. What are the time limits to get a master's degree?

    A maximum of two years. An additional semester is allowed only under special circumstances and if satisfactory academic and teaching progress is being made.

  8. What are the time limits to get a PhD degree?

    A maximum of seven years, if satisfactory academic and teaching progress is being made. Financial support is then terminated.

  9. What are the deadlines for completing my Qualifying Exams?

    If you were admitted with a bachelor's degree then you must pass all exams before the beginning of your 6th semester. If you were admitted with a master's degree (or equivalent) in mathematics then you must pass all exams before the beginning of your 4th semester. Check with the Graduate Office.

  10. When should I pass my oral Advanced Topics Exam?

    The Advanced Topics Exam must be passed within 18 months of completing all your Qualifying Exams. Fill out the Advanced Topics Exam Proposal Form (available in the Graduate Office) at least one month before exam is taken.

  11. Do I have to register to get my degree in my last semester ?

    Yes, even if you have completed all your coursework, you must be registered as a candidate during the semester the degree is expected. Check with Graduate Office.

CREDIT HOURS AND COURSES:

  1. How and when do I register for courses ?

    Discuss your choices with your advisor then bring your signed registration form to the Graduate Office. Registration deadlines are posted outside the Graduate Office. If you register late, you must pay a $200 late registration fee.

  2. What are the last dates to drop/add a course ?

    Check with the Graduate Office or go to Drop/Add Schedule

  3. What are the minimum and maximum number of credit hours I can register for as a graduate student?

    As a Math graduate student you must always be enrolled full-time. In the fall and spring semesters that is a minimum of 8 credit hours and in the summer that is 6 credit hours. The maximum number of credit hours you can enroll in is 17 in the fall and spring and 9 in the summer

  4. What is the maximum number of credit hours can I register for research (MA699) in one semester ?

    12 hours.

  5. Can I repeat a course ?

    Yes, check with your advisor and the Graduate Office before doing so.

  6. Can I use courses from outside the math department on my Plan Of Study ?

    Yes, if they are approved by your advisor and the Graduate Office.

  7. Can I take undergraduate classes ?

    Yes, with the approval of the Graduate Office. None of these courses may be used on a plan of study.

  8. Can I transfer credits from other institutions ?

    Yes, with approval of the Graduate Office, up to a maximum of 12 credit hours.

TEACHING ASSISTANTS & ASSISTANTSHIPS:

  1. When do my teaching responsibilities begin and end ?

    Teaching responsibilities begin one week prior to the start of classes each semester and end on Tuesday after Finals Week.

  2. How do I get classlists from MyPurdue ?

    You need to access MyPurdue on the web using your Purdue Career account.

  3. What do I do if I have problems in the class I teach ?

    See Dominic Naughton immediately.

  4. What determines my TA salary ?

    Teaching assistants progress through several steps which are determined by: quality of teaching and paper grading, progress towards more advanced teaching assignments, course grades and satisfactory academic progress. The details are given explicitly in the TA Manual. Salaries are determined according to your status prior to each academic year and does not change during the year.

MASTER'S DEGREE:

  1. What are the requirements for a master's degree ?

    See the Graduate Program handbook at: MS degree requirements The requirements checklist and timeline are available at: MS degree checklist

  2. How and when must I file my Plan of Study (POS) ?

    File your plan of study as soon as possible but definitely at least one semester before the semester in which you plan to graduate. You file your plan online at : MyPurdue You may want to consult the Graduate Office first.
    Samples of Master's plans of study are available at Sample Master's.

  3. I was assigned an advisor my first semester, is it possible to change to someone else ?

    Yes. Check with the Graduate Office.

  4. What are the time limits to get a master's degree ?

    A maximum of two years. An additional semester is allowed only under special circumstances and if satisfactory academic and teaching progress is being made.

  5. What is a " Master's Advisory Committee" ?

    This will be 3 faculty with whom you've had classes. One will serve as chair of this committee. See Graduate Office for help.

  6. Are there resources available for professional development for graduate students ?

    Yes, the Graduate School maintains a professional development website at: Professional Development

PHD DEGREE:

  1. What are the requirements for the PhD degree ?

    See the Graduate Program handbook at: PhD Requirements The requirements checklist and timeline are available at: PhD Checklist

  2. What are the deadlines for completing my Qualifying Exams ?

    If you were admitted with a bachelor's degree then you must pass all exams before the beginning of your 6th semester. If you were admitted with a master's degree (or equivalent) in mathematics then you must pass all exams before the beginning of your 4th semester. Check with the Graduate Office.

  3. Where can I find previous Qualifying Exams ?

    The old exams may be found at: Qual Archive

  4. Which topics am I responsible for on the Qualifying Exams ?

    Check the topics list in the Graduate Handbook: Qual Topics You are responsible for all topics listed in the syllabus, even if they are not covered in the corresponding course.

  5. What determines my TA salary ?

    Teaching assistants progress through several steps which are determined by: quality of teaching and paper grading, progress towards more advanced teaching assignments, course grades, and satisfactory academic progress. The details are given explicitly in the TA Manual. Salaries are determined according to your status prior to each academic year and does not change during the year.

  6. I have successfully passed all my quals, what are the next steps ?

    Find a thesis advisor as soon as possible and complete the oral Advanced Topics Exam and the language exam within the specified time limits. A checklist for PhD is available at: PhD Checklist

  7. When should I pass my oral Advanced Topics Exam ?

    The Advanced Topics Exam must be passed within 18 months of completing all your Qualifying Exams. Fill out the Advanced Topics Exam Proposal Form (available in the Graduate Office) at least one month before exam is taken.

  8. When must I pass the language exam for my PhD ?

    Pass it sometime before taking your Advanced Topics Exam (or shortly thereafter). There are several ways to fulfill this requirement. Check with the Graduate Office.

  9. What is a " PhD Advisory Committee" ?

    This is your thesis committee consisting of 3 or 4 faculty. The chair is your thesis advisor and the other 2 or 3 faculty are close to your research area and/or faculty with whom you've had classes. See Graduate Office for help.

  10. How and when must I file my Plan of Study (POS) ?

    File your plan of study as soon as possible but definitely at least one semester before the semester in which you plan to graduate. You file your plan online at : MyPurdue You may want to consult the Graduate Office first.
    Samples of Ph.D. plans of study are available at: Sample Ph.D..

  11. Is there travel money available to attend professional meetings ?

    Yes, but it is distributed on a case-by-case basis. Check with your advisor and then the head of the department.

  12. Can I do research in absentia ?

    Yes. Check with the Graduate Office.

  13. Where can I find thesis stylefiles to help me type my thesis ?

    For theses typed in LaTeX there are standard stylefiles conforming to Purdue Thesis Format available at: LaTeX

  14. My thesis is nearly done, what must I now do to obtain the PhD degree ?

    Check with the Graduate Office as soon as possible. There are still several requirements to complete and deadlines to meet.

  15. Is there a list of recent PhD recipients ?

    Yes, go to: Recent PhDs

  16. Are there resources available for professional development for graduate students ?

    Yes, the Graduate School maintains a professional development website at: Professional Development

  17. What happens if I get a "U" in MA 699 ?

    This is a quote from the Policies and Procedures Manual for Administering Graduate Student Programs:
    A. Grades and Index Requirements
    A graduate student is expected to maintain a graduation index representing a (3.0/4.0 GPA) or better. Indices below this level are marked "low" on the grade reports. The student also is expected to earn S grades for research registration. Two consecutive sessions of U grades for research registration mandate that the department take formal action and inform the student, in writing, and the Graduate School with regard to discontinuation or conditions for continuation of the student's graduate study. In any event, the student's progress should be reviewed each session by the student's department. The student's progress also may be reviewed by the Graduate School. Should the student fail to perform in either coursework or research on a level acceptable to the advisory committee, the departmental graduate committee, or the dean of the Graduate School, he or she may be asked to discontinue graduate study at Purdue.

FINANCIAL:

  1. When is the first Teaching Assistant Payday ?

    The first payday is usually September 15th. The second payday is the the last working day of September. The remaining paydays are the last working day of the month.

  2. When is the first Fellowship Payday ?

    The last working day of the month starting in August.

  3. Where do I find out information about the Graduate Insurance ?

    The Business Office will have new Graduate Insurance Packets available for pickup after the semester starts and after you have been informed you have been hired.

  4. Do I need a Social Security Number to be paid ?

    Yes, you need to apply for a Social Security Number as soon as you know you have been hired. This number is needed to set you up on payroll. If you do not have a Social Security Number, you can use your Student ID Number (999) until you receive your Social Security Number. Please let the Business Office know you have applied when you go through the Graduate Orientation.

  5. What determines my TA salary ?

    Teaching assistants progress through several steps which are determined by: quality of teaching and paper grading, progress towards more advanced teaching assignments, course grades, and satisfactory academic progress. The details are given explicitly in the TA Manual. Salaries are determined according to your status prior to each academic year and does not change during the year.

  6. Is there travel money available to attend professional meetings ?

    Yes, but it is distributed on a case-by-case basis. Check with your advisor and then the head of the department.

  7. Is summer support guaranteed ?

    No. However, summer support is usually granted to first year students. Summer support is based on available positions, your academic and teaching progress, and availability of appropriate courses for students to take.

  8. Can I apply for research support ?

    You are nominated.

  9. How do I let the department know I want summer support ?

    Dominic Naughton sends out a form which, among other things, asks what are your plans for the summer. Return that form promptly to him.

  10. Are there funding opportunities outside the department ?

    The Graduate School maintains a funding database at: Funding

PROBLEMS:

  1. What happens if my GPA falls below 3.00 ?

    You will be asked to come to the Graduate Office. Your privileges to remain a student may be in jeopardy. You may lose either your fellowship or your assistantship level may be adversely affected.

  2. I'm having difficulties in one of my courses, what can I do ?

    Talk with the Graduate Committee Chair immediately. Do not wait until the end of the semester.

  3. Under what conditions can I be terminated as a graduate student ?

    Students may be terminated for reasons including: Unsatisfactory academic progress, continued low GPA, failure to complete Qualifying Exams within specified time limits, and failure to complete Advanced Topics Exam within specified time limits.

  4. Can I lose my fellowship ?

    Yes, if your academic progress is deemed unsatisfactory or you are not progressing in a timely manner.

  5. What happens if I'm not certified in oral English after one year ?

    Your financial support will be terminated.

  6. What is OEPP ?

    The Oral English Proficiency Program (OEPP) works with departments helping non-native English speaking teaching assistants. They screen potential teaching assistants for English proficiency, make recommendations, and offer English courses. They are the final arbitor on who is certified to be in front of a classroom teaching.

  7. If I witness or am a victim of sexual or any other kind of harassment, what do I do ?

    Contact the Graduate Office or Dominic Naughton.

  8. I'm having visa problems, whom do I contact ?

    First inform the Graduate Office immediately. You will then be directed to the appropriate office or program.

  9. Is there help available for confidential medical and psychological problems ?

    Yes. The Student Health Center (494-1700) or STUDENT HEALTH CENTER ; Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at 494-6995 or CAPS

  10. What do I do if I have problems in the class I teach ?

    See Dominic Naughton immediately.

  11. Is there someone outside the department with whom I can discuss problems?

    Yes. The Graduate School has an ombudsman:

        Thomas W. Atkinson, Ph.D.

        Associate Dean of the Graduate School

        Young Hall, Room 160


    To make an appointment, contact Joy Beckett at 494-0245 or jbeckett@purdue.edu
  12. What happens if I get a "U" in MA 699 ?

    This is a quote from the Policies and Procedures Manual for Administering Graduate Student Programs:
    A. Grades and Index Requirements
    A graduate student is expected to maintain a graduation index representing a (3.0/4.0 GPA) or better. Indices below this level are marked "low" on the grade reports. The student also is expected to earn S grades for research registration. Two consecutive sessions of U grades for research registration mandate that the department take formal action and inform the student, in writing, and the Graduate School with regard to discontinuation or conditions for continuation of the student's graduate study. In any event, the student's progress should be reviewed each session by the student's department. The student's progress also may be reviewed by the Graduate School. Should the student fail to perform in either coursework or research on a level acceptable to the advisory committee, the departmental graduate committee, or the dean of the Graduate School, he or she may be asked to discontinue graduate study at Purdue.

COMPUTERS AND MAIL:

  1. How often must I check my mailbox and my email ?

    Check your mailbox at least twice a day. Mailboxes are under the names. Look carefully in your mailbox, you may have mail underneath someone else's mail. Check your university email at least twice a day as well. You can check your Purdue account from anywhere in the world: Web Email

  2. Which computer account should I use ?

    Use your mathematics department computer account. This is the account for which you will receive correspondence from the department.

  3. How do I change my password ?

    Go to the computer consultants' office on the 8th floor.

  4. How do I access my departmental computer account anywhere ?

    Use your Purdue Career Account user id and password at : Web Email

  5. Whom do I contact if I'm having problems with the computer in my office ?

    See the consultants on the 8th floor or email your problem to them at sciencehelp@purdue.edu

  6. How do I get a Purdue Career computer account from ITaP ?

    Every graduate student automatically has one. You only need a Purdue ID to get a username and a password from any computer which has a bar code reader in any ITaP lab. You'll need a Purdue Career account to login into MyPurdue.

  7. Where is the nearest ITaP computer lab ?

    MATH B10

  8. How do I get classlists from MyPurdue?

    You need to access MyPurdue on the web using your Purdue Career account. <

  9. What is MyPurdue ?

    MyPurdue on the web offers student help resources (academic, financial, personal, career, etc). It also offers administrative information such as classlists to instructors. You'll need your Purdue Career account.

  10. Is there a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page for computer-related issues ?

    Yes, the departmental computer staff maintain an FAQ.

Master's Degree Checklist

Requirement

Deadline

Satisfy Oral English Proficiency (OEPP, if needed) Before the end of one year of graduate study
File Electronic Plan of Study (go to MyPurdue) As early as possible, at least semester prior to graduation
Complete course requirements (3.00 GPA, no more than 2 C's on POS; 30 hrs - pure and applied math and CS&E; 34 hrs - Computational Finance) Two years
Register as a candidate Semester degree is expected

PhD Degree Checklist

Requirement

Deadline

Satisfy Oral English Proficiency (OEPP, if needed) Before the end of one year of graduate study
Pass Qualifying Exams Within 1 year if admitted with master's; within 2 years if admitted without master's
Find thesis advisor As early as possible (even before quals)
Pass one foreign language (French/German/Russian) Prior to or shortly after completing Advanced Topics Exam
Pass Advanced Topics Exam (Oral exam) Within 18 months of passing all qual exams
Find Thesis Advisory Committee Shortly after passing Advanced Topics
File Electronic Plan of Study (see MyPurdue) As early as possible, no later than one year prior to graduation
Complete 42 hrs - coursework (some from master's plan of study) Within 7 years
File Preliminary Exam (NOT an exam, Grad Office handles) Shortly after plan of study is approved & foreign language completed
Thesis research (MA699) Continuous registration after AT exam passed
Register as a candidate Semester degree is expected
Request Appointment of Final Examining Committee At least two weeks prior to thesis defense
Thesis Defense Semester degree is expected
Thesis Submission (for instructions see Grad Office) Before last day of semester degree is expected

Sample Master's Plans of Study

Click HERE for Master's Degree Requirements

(1) Pure Math:

AreaCourses TitleSubj.
Abbr.
Course
No.
Credit
Hours
Regis.
Type
GradeB or
better
Transfer
From
Date Completed
To Be Completed
PRIMARY ABSTRACT ALGEBRA MA 553 3 RE B - - Dec 2003
PRIMARY REAL ANALYSIS MA 504 3 RE B - - Dec 2003
PRIMARY LINEAR ALGEBRA MA 554 3 RE - - May 2005
PRIMARY DIFF GEOM MA 562 3 RE A - - Dec 2003
PRIMARY INTROD TO PROBABILITY MA 519 3 RE B - - May 2004
PRIMARY INTRO COMPLEX ANLY MA 525 3 RE A - - Aug 2003
PRIMARY INTRO PART DIFF EQUA MA 523 3 RE A - - May 2004
PRIMARY INTRO TO FCN ANLY MA 546 3 RE A - - May 2004
PRIMARY ELEM TOPOLOGY MA 571 3 RE A - - May 2003
PRIMARY REAL ANALYSIS MA 544 3 RE A - - Aug 2003



(2) Applied Math (not continuing on to Ph.D.) with Discrete Math option:

AreaCourses TitleSubj.
Abbr.
Course
No.
Credit
Hours
Regis.
Type
GradeB or
better
Transfer
From
Date Completed
To Be Completed
PRIMARY ABSTRACT ALGEBRA MA 553 3 RE A - - Dec 2003
PRIMARY ADVANCED DISCRETE MATH MA 518 3 RE A - - May 2004
PRIMARY NUMERICAL ANALYSIS C S 514 3 RE A - - May 2004
PRIMARY REAL ANALYSIS MA 504 3 RE A - - Dec 2003
PRIMARY LINEAR ALGEBRA APPL MA 511 3 RE A - - Aug 2004
PRIMARY INTROD TO PROBABILITY MA 519 3 RE B - - May 2004
PRIMARY INTRO COMPLEX ANLY MA 525 3 RE A - - May 2003
PRIMARY INTRO PART DIFF EQUA MA 523 3 RE C - - May 2004
RELATED REAL ANALYSIS MA 544 3 RE - - May 2005
RELATED LINEAR GRAPH THEORY MA 575 3 RE A - - Dec 2003



(3) Applied Math (continuing on to Ph.D.):

AreaCourses TitleSubj.
Abbr.
Course
No.
Credit
Hours
Regis.
Type
GradeB or
better
Transfer
From
Date Completed
To Be Completed
PRIMARY NUMERICAL ANALYSIS C S 514 3 RE A YES - Dec 2003
PRIMARY INT TO PART DIFF EQUA MA 523 3 RE A YES - May 2003
PRIMARY FUNCT COMPLEX VRBL I MA 530 3 RE B YES - May 2002
PRIMARY ELEM STOCHASTIC PROC MA 532 3 RE A YES - May 2003
PRIMARY REAL ANLYS MEASUR THRY MA 544 3 RE A YES - Dec 2002
PRIMARY INTRO FUNCTIONAL ANLY MA 546 3 RE YES - May 2005
PRIMARY INTRO ABSTRACT ALGEBRA MA 553 3 RE A YES - May 2003
PRIMARY LINEAR ALGEBRA MA 554 3 RE A YES - May 2002
PRIMARY ELEMENTARY TOPOLOGY MA 571 3 RE A YES - Dec 2002
PRIMARY METH APPLIED MATH I MA 611 3 RE A YES - May 2004



(4) Computational Finance: Click HERE for CF Requirements

AreaCourses TitleSubj.
Abbr.
Course
No.
Credit
Hours
Regis.
Type
GradeB or
better
Transfer
From
Date Completed
To Be Completed
PRIMARY SIMULATION DES & ANLYS I E 581 3 RE B - - May 2004
PRIMARY FINANC ENGIN I E 590 3 RE A - - Dec 2003
PRIMARY INT TO PART DIFF EQUA MA 523 3 RE - - May 2005
PRIMARY INTRO TO PROB MA 519 3 RE A - - Dec 2003
PRIMARY REAL ANLYS MEASUR THRY MA 544 3 RE - - May 2005
PRIMARY LINEAR ALGEBRA MA 511 3 RE A - - Aug 2004
PRIMARY MATH OF FINANCE MA 515 3 RE A - - Dec 2003
PRIMARY ADV PROB OPTNS NUM MTH MA 516 3 RE A - - May 2004
PRIMARY INTERMED FINAN ENGIN IE 690D 3 RE A - - Dec 2003
PRIMARY DES ANALY FIN ALGO MA 598U 3 RE A - - May 2004
PRIMARY METH APPLIED MATH I MA 611 3 RE - - Dec 2004
PRIMARY FINANCIAL RISK MGMT MGMT 643 2 RE - - Dec 2004
PRIMARY OPTIONS AND FUTURES MGMT 641 2 RE A - - May 2004

Sample PhD Plans of Study

Click HERE for PhD Degree Requirements

(1) Pure Math:

AreaCourses TitleSubj.
Abbr.
Course
No.
Credit
Hours
Regis.
Type
GradeB or
better
M.A.
M.S.
Transfer
From
Date Completed
To Be Completed
PRIMARY FUNCT COMPLEX VRBL I MA 530 3 RE A - YES - May 2000
PRIMARY REAL ANLYS MEASUR THRY MA 544 3 RE A - YES - Dec 1999
PRIMARY INTRO ABSTRACT ALGEBRA MA 553 3 RE A - YES - Dec 1999
PRIMARY LINEAR ALGEBRA MA 554 3 RE A - YES - May 2000
PRIMARY ALG CURVES FUNCTION I MA 663 3 RE A - - - Dec 2003
PRIMARY ALG CURVES FUNCTION II MA 664 3 RE A - - - May 2004
PRIMARY ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY MA 665 3 RE A - - - Dec 2001
PRIMARY TOPICS ALG GEOMETRY MA 690A 3 RE A - - - May 2002
PRIMARY INTRO ELLIPTIC CURVES MA 690C 3 RE A - - - Dec 2001
RELATED INTRO DIFF GEOM & TOPO MA 562 3 RE A - YES - Dec 2000
RELATED INTRO ALG TOPOLOGY MA 572 3 RE - - - May 2005
RELATED SEVERAL COMPLEX VARI MA 631 3 RE A - - - May 2002
RELATED NUMERICAL ANALYSIS C S 514 3 RE A - YES - Dec 2000
RELATED INT TO PART DIFF EQUA MA 523 3 RE A - YES - May 2000



(2) Applied Math:

AreaCourses TitleSubj.
Abbr.
Course
No.
Credit
Hours
Regis.
Type
GradeB or
better
M.A.
M.S.
Transfer
From
Date Completed
To Be Completed
PRIMARY STOCH UNSAT&SAT FLOW AGRY 598O 3 RE A - - - Dec 2002
PRIMARY ADV SOIL PHYSICS AGRY 675 3 RE A - - - May 2003
PRIMARY STAT THERMODYNAMICS CHM 682 3 RE A - - - May 2003
PRIMARY MATH MODELING DRUG MA 692C 3 RE A - - - May 2001
RELATED INTROD TO PROBABILITY MA 519 3 RE A - - - Dec 2000
RELATED INT TO PART DIFF EQUA MA 523 3 RE A - - - Dec 2001
RELATED DISTRIBUTIONS APPLIC MA 542 3 RE A - - - Dec 2002
RELATED REAL ANLYS MEASUR THRY MA 544 3 RE A - - - May 2001
PRIMARY NUM ANALYSIS CS 514 3 RE A - - - Dec 2002
RELATED METH APPLIED MATH I MA 611 3 RE A - - - May 2002
RELATED STOCHASTIC PROCESS II MA 639 3 RE A - - - May 2002
PRIMARY FUNCT COMPLEX VRBL I MA 530 3 RE A - - - May 2001
PRIMARY INTRO ABSTRACT ALGEBRA MA 553 3 RE A - - - May 2001
PRIMARY LINEAR ALGEBRA MA 554 3 RE A - - - Dec 2001