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The City College of New York
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CCNY :: Division of Science :: Mathematics

Department of Mathematics

M.S. in Mathematics --- Description and Requirements

These requirements apply to students admitted Fall 2009 or earlier, so the set of people to whom these apply is not large. For current requirements, see this page.

Options and objectives

Candidates for the M.S. degree in Mathematics choose one of the following specializations:

Prerequisites

Students who have not completed higher analysis or advanced calculus courses deemed equivalent to Math 32300, 32400, and 32500 will be required to complete this sequence immediately upon admission; students who have not completed a satisfactory course in linear algebra will be required to complete Math 34600 or its equivalent during their first semester. No credit toward the master's degree is given for any of these courses.

Degree requirements

Candidates for the M.S. degree in Mathematics must choose one of the following two options:

Option A: Pure Mathematics
Required Courses
Three B0000-level courses in Pure Mathematics 12 credits
Elective Courses
Additional graduate courses in Mathematics 6-18 credits
Graduate courses in other mathematically based disciplines (requires the approval of the graduate advisor) 0-12 credits
Total Credits30
Option B: Probability and Statistics
Required Courses
Three B0000-level courses in Probability and Statistics 12 credits
Two graduate courses in Computer Science (requires the approval of the graduate advisor)6 credits
Elective Courses
Additional graduate courses in Mathematics6-12 credits
Graduate courses in other mathematically based disciplines0-6 credits
Total Credits30

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