## Mathematics

#### Courses

**MATH 0301. Non Course Based Dev. Math I. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 4-56 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

**MATH 0302. Non Course Based Dev. Math II. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 4-56 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

**MATH 0303. Basic Mathematics. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

This course features an intensive study of basic arithmetic concepts and skills, and the introduction to basic algebra as a preparatory course for MATH 0304, Fundamentals of College Algebra. It does not count for degree credit. A student must earn a grade of at least C in order to progress to MATH 0304.

**MATH 0304. Fundamentals of College Algebra. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Functions, algebraic expressions, polynomials, exponents, equations, and systems of linear equations. Primarily for non-science and non-mathematics majors; not for degree credit. A student cannot get credit for MATH 0304 if credit has previously been received for MATH 1314. A student must earn a grade of a least C in order to progress to MATH 1314. Prerequisites: Enrollment in this course will be in accordance with the Mathematics Placement and Continuing Enrollment Rules.

**MATH 1100. Transitioning to University Studies in Mathematics. 1 Credit Hour (Lecture: 1 Hour, Lab: 0 Hours). **

This course seeks to transition new mathematics majors into university academic life. It will help new students utilize campus resources effectively, learn academic skills, and develop a support network with mathematics faculty and fellow mathematics majors. The course will introduce students to the culture of the mathematics department and mathematics community at large. Prerequisites: Must be a mathematics major.

**MATH 1314. College Algebra. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 2 Hours). **

The study of radical, quadratic, polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions and expressions. Additional topics may include: the Binomial Theorem; sequences and series, matrices, variations, mathmatical induction, and conic sections. Approved graphing calculator required. Prerequisites: Enrollment in this course will be in accordance with the Mathematics Placement and Continuing Enrollment Rules.

**MATH 1316. Plane Trigonometry. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Angles and coordinates, trigonometric functions, solutions of triangles and applications, reduction theorems and formulas, identities and conditional equations, addition formulas and derived relations, angular and linear speed, logarithms, and radian measure. Prerequisite: MATH 1314 or concurrent registration.

**MATH 1324. Math for Business & Social Sciences I (Finite Mathematics). 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Linear equations and applications, linear forms and systems of linear equations, matrix algebra and applications, linear programming, probability and applications, and statistics. Prerequisites: Enrollment in this course will be in accordance with the Mathematics Placement and Continuing Enrollment Rules.

**MATH 1325. Math for Business & Social Sciences II (Business Calculus). 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Application of mathematical concepts to topics from finance, management science, marketing, and economics. Concepts addressed include linear models, exponential functions, probability and statistics, and introductory calculus concepts. This course cannot be counted on a degree program for a mathematics major. Prerequisite: MATH 1324.

**MATH 1332. Contemporary Mathematics I. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Elementary mathematical applications to problems of finance, probability, statistics, and geometry, and the development of reasoning skills. This course cannot be counted on a degree program for a mathematics major. Prerequisite: High school Algebra I and II or a grade of C or better in MATH 0304.

**MATH 1342. Elementary Statistical Methods. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Data collection and analysis, elementary probability, discrete and continuous distributions, regression, correlation, estimation, and nonparametric methods. Credit cannot be awarded for both MATH 1342 and MATH 3450. Prerequisites: Enrollment in this course will be in accordance with the Mathematics Placement and Continuing Enrollment Rules.

**MATH 2332. Applied Matrix Algebra. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

An introduction to matrix and vector arithmetic, Gaussian Elimination, matrix factorization, determinant, matrix inverse, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Applications to be chosen from linear models, linear optimization and the Simplex Method, orthogonal projections and least-square problems, matrix diagonalization, discrete dynamical systems, cryptology and computer graphics. Technology will be emphasized. Prerequisite: MATH 2413.

**MATH 2412. Precalculus Math. 4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 3 Hours). **

Applications of algebra and trigonometry to the study of elementary functions and their graphs including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. Additional topics will be chosen from analytical geometry, mathematical induction, sequences, and series. Prerequisite: Enrollment in this course will be in accordance with the Mathematics Placement and Continuing Enrollment Rules. Lab fee $5.

**MATH 2413. Calculus I. 4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 3 Hours). **

Algebraic and transcendental functions, limits, continuity, derivatives and related applications, an introduction to the definite integral, integration, and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Use of computer technology and laboratory assignments will be required in this course. Prerequisite: MATH 1316 or MATH 2412. Lab fee $5.

**MATH 2414. Calculus II. 4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 3 Hours). **

Applications of integration, integration techniques, sequences and infinite series, power series, parametric and polar curves. Use of computer technology and laboratory assignments will be required in this course. Prerequisite: MATH 2413. Lab fee $5.

**MATH 3301. Number Theory. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

The study of congruence relations, rational integers, diophantine equations, quadratic reciprocity law, linear forms, integral domains, and related topics. Prerequisite: 6 hours of Mathematics including MATH 2413.

**MATH 3302. Principles of Geometry. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 2 Hours). **

Introduction to Euclidean geometry. Topics will include an introduction to logic, properties of parallel lines, triangles, quadrilaterals, and measurement. Similarity and proportionality will also be addressed. Prerequisite: MATH 2413. Lab fee $5.

**MATH 3303. Concepts of Elementary Mathematics I. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 2 Hours). **

Problem solving, sets, functions, logic, numerical fluency, concepts of properties of whole numbers, rational numbers, integers, and real numbers. Designed for those planning to teach in elementary school. Prerequisites: minimum of 45 hours complete and a C or better in MATH 1314 Lab fee: $2.

**MATH 3305. Concepts of Elementary Mathematics II. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 2 Hours). **

Basic concepts in algebra, geometry, measurement, probability, data collection, and statistics. Prerequisite: C or better in MATH 3303 Lab fee: $2.

**MATH 3306. Differential Equations. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Solutions and applications of homogeneous and nonhomogeneous ordinary differential equations, including first-order equations and higher-order linear equations. Qualitative properties of solutions are investigated, as well as exact methods for solving differential equations and initial value problems including series, Laplace transform, separation of variables, variation of parameters, and undetermined coefficients. Prerequisite: MATH 2414.

**MATH 3310. Discrete Mathematics. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Introduces students to the techniques and tools of reasoning, decision making and combinational problem solving. Topics include sets and logic, combinations, probability, relations, functions and graphs, symbolic logic, finite state and Turing machines. Prerequisites: MATH 2413 or concurent enrollment.

**MATH 3311. Probability and Statistics I. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Topics will include probability axioms and properties; conditional probability and independence; counting techniques; and discrete, continuous, univariate, and multivariate random variables. Prerequisite: MATH 2414.

**MATH 3320. Foundations of Mathematics. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

This course introduces students to concepts and forms of proof found in advanced mathematics courses. Topics include logic, set theory, mathematical induction, relations, functions, and cardinality. Prerequisites: MATH 2413.

**MATH 3332. Linear Algebra. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

A study of the theory of real vector spaces and linear transformations. Topics include vector spaces, inner product, norm, distance, subspaces, spanning sets, linear dependence and independence, bases, dimension, linear systems, coordinates, linear transformations, kernel, image, isomorphisms, inverse linear transformations, matrix representations of linear transformations, similarity, direct sums, and canonical forms. Prerequisites: MATH 2414, MATH 2332 and MATH 3320.

**MATH 3360. Numerical Analysis. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

An introduction to numerical analysis. Topics will be selected from error analysis, solving algebraic equations, interpolation, numerical differentiation and integration, methods for solving systems of equations, approximation theory, and initial value problems of ordinary differential equations. Prerequisite: MATH 2414 and 3 hours of COSC.

**MATH 3433. Calculus III. 4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 3 Hours). **

The calculus of two dimensional vectors, parametric equations, cylindrical and spherical coordinates, multivariable differential calculus, directional derivatives and their applications, multiple integration, vector analysis, line and surface integrals, Green's Theorem, Stokes's Theorem. Use of computer technology and laboratory assignments will be required in this course. Prerequisite: MATH 2414. Lab fee $5.

**MATH 3450. Principles of Bio-Statistics. 4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 2 Hours). **

An introduction to statistical methods that are applied in biology and agriculture. Use of technology and hands-on laboratory assignments will be required in this course. This course cannot be counted on a degree program for a mathematics major. Credit cannot be awarded for both MATH 1342 and 3450. Prerequisite: MATH 1314 or MATH 1316 or MATH 2412 or MATH 2413. Lab fee: $2.

**MATH 4086. Mathematics Problems. 1-4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 1-4 Hours). **

Special problems in mathematics. Not covered by any course in the curriculum. Work may be either theory or laboratory. May be repeated with approval of the department head for additional credit. Prerequisite: Approval of department head.

**MATH 4088. Undergraduate Research Project. 1-3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 1-3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Methods of research in the mathematical sciences or in mathematics education through a research project directed by a departmental faculty member. The student is required to prepare a final report and presentation. No credit is earned until the student has enrolled in at least 3 credit hours and the final report and presentation are certified as completed by the faculty member directing the project, at which time the student will receive 3 credit hours. Prerequisite: Mathematics major, junior standing, 24 semester hours MATH and department head approval.

**MATH 4302. College Geometry. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 2 Hours). **

Topics will include logic, properties of circles and transformations, projective and non-Euclidean geometry. Technology will be included when appropriate. Prerequisite: MATH 2413. Lab fee$5.

**MATH 4304. Survey of Mathematical Ideas. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

This course is designed to bring together and supplement the technical material of other mathematics courses to communicate mathematics effectively. Topics in algebra, trigonometry, geometry, statistics, and discrete mathematics will be explored. Technology will be used where appropriate. Prerequisites: MATH 2413 and MATH 3302 or MATH 4302 or concurrent enrollment.

**MATH 4305. Concepts of Elementary Mathematics III. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

This course is designed to develop and extend the mathematical content knowledge of prospective middle school teachers. Topics will include proportionality, elementary number theory, and the development of algebraic reasoning through the use of patterns, relations, and functions, with an emphasis on multiple representations (numerical, graphical, verbal, and/or symbolic). Technology will be integrated into the curriculum where appropriate. Prerequisites: Junior Standing with at least one of the following: C or better in MATH 3305 or MATH 4302 or concurrent enrollment in MATH 4302.

**MATH 4306. Partial Differential Equations. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

An introduction to theory and applications of partial differential equations. Topics for study may include separation of variables, heat equation, Laplace's equation, wave equation, Fourier series, and Sturm-Liouville eigenvalue problems. Prerequisites: MATH 3306.

**MATH 4309. Advanced Analysis. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). [WI] **

A study of the theory of the calculus of functions of a single variable. Topics include the topology of the real line, functions, sequences and their limits, continuity, differentiation, and analysis of variance. Prerequisite: MATH 2414 and MATH 3320.

**MATH 4311. Probability and Statistics II. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Topics will include normal distributions; sampling distributions; the central limit theorem; descriptive statistics; and the theory of statistical estimation and testing, with applications to proportions, means, contingency tables, univariate linear regression, and analysis of variance. Prerequisite: MATH 3311.

**MATH 4320. Mathematical Modeling. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

An advanced course in mathematical modeling requiring students to build and validate deterministic models of complex phenomena. The course will emphasize both qualitative and quantitative computational techniques of applied mathematics. Prerequisites: MATH 2414 and 6 hours of advanced MATH.

**MATH 4332. Abstract Algebra. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). [WI] **

The study of preliminary notions, group theory, the theory of rings and ideals, and polynomial rings. Prerequisite: MATH 2414 and MATH 2332.

**MATH 4370. Introduction to the History of Mathematics. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

An introduction to the historical and philosophical development of the various branches of mathematics. The evolution of mathematical ideas will be studied from their developmental stages to the modern concepts used today. Prerequisites: 6 advanced hours in MATH.

**MATH 4384. Internship. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 4 Hours). **

The student will complete a supervised and comprehensive work experience in a mathematics-related position with a public or private business organization for career preparation in a mathematics-related enterprise. The work experience must be formally approved and arranged with a cooperating sponsor prior to semester of enrollment in the course, and should be completed within the semester of course enrollment. Oral and written reports of the internship experience will be required. Prerequisite: At least 24 hours of degree-applicable MATH coursework with no grade lower than a 'C' in a MATH course, minimum 2.6 MATH GPA, minimum 2.6 overall GPA, junior or senior classification, and approval of department head.

**MATH 4390. Math Topics. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Topics will be selected from areas of mathematics suitable for upper level study. This course may be repeated once, with department head approval, as topics change. Prerequisite: MATH 2414 and 6 hours of upper level mathematics.

**MATH 5086. Advanced Special Problems in Mathematics. 1-3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 1-3 Hours). **

Special problems in mathematics. Work may be either theory or laboratory. May be repeated with approval of the department head for additional credit. Prerequisite: Approval of department head.

**MATH 5088. Thesis. 1-6 Credit Hours (Lecture: 1-6 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Scheduled when the student's committee chair determines the student is ready to begin the thesis. No credit is earned until the student has enrolled in at least 6 credit hours of thesis and the thesis is certified as completed by the student's committee, at which time the student will be awarded 6 credit hours of thesis. Prerequisite: 18 hours of approved graduate credit toward the degree and consent of the student's committee.

**MATH 5198. Research Analysis. 1 Credit Hour (Lecture: 1 Hour, Lab: 0 Hours). **

An overview of the components of research in the main areas of mathematics. These areas will include pure mathematics and statistics, applied mathematics and statistics, and mathematics education. The course will culminate with a study of what is a proper literary review and how to submit an article for publication. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in the mathematics department or approval of the department head.

**MATH 5301. Nonparametric Statistics. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Introduction to nonparametric statistics. Topics will include hypothesis testing, contingency tables, rank tests, and goodness-of-fit tests. Prerequisite: Junior or senior level statistics course.

**MATH 5305. Statistical Models. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

This course covers the basics of experimental design, mathematical theory for linear and logistic regression models in the multivariate case, and diagnostics and remedial measures for these models. Other topics will be selected from time series analysis, principle components, canonical correlations, factor analysis, discriminant analysis, and cluster analysis. Prerequisite: MATH 3311.

**MATH 5306. Dynamical Systems. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Advanced study of dynamical systems. Topics will be selected from discrete and continuous dynamical systems, sensitivity analysis, models of the physical, life, and social sciences, and bifurcation analysis. Prerequisite: MATH 3306 and 3332.

**MATH 5308. Abstract Algebra. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Topics will be selected from: groups, homomorphism, isomorphism, direct products and sums, invariant properties, rings, and fields. Prerequisite: MATH 4332.

**MATH 5309. Complex Variables. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

An introduction to complex analysis. Topics will be selected from elementary operations and analytic functions, curves and integrals, power series, Cauchy¿s theorem, zeroes and singularities of analytic functions, Laurent series, maximum principle, analytic continuation, harmonic functions, conformal mapping and transformations. Prerequisite: MATH 2414 or approval of department head.

**MATH 5311. Operations Research. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

This course examines the theoretical support and applications of the simplex algorithm for linear programming and for dynamic programming. Transportation and scheduling problems are among the applications to be emphasized. Prerequisite: MATH 3332.

**MATH 5312. Design of Experiments. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Students will learn about planning and conducting an experiment. Data analysis using appropriate software is covered. Prerequisite: MATH 5305 or approval of department head.

**MATH 5320. Real Analysis. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Topics will be chosen from: sets and operators; cardinal numbers and ordinal types; metric spaces and Lebesque measure; metric properties of sets; differentiation and integration. Prerequisite: MATH 4309.

**MATH 5330. Mathematical Modeling. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

An advanced course in mathematical modeling. Topics will be selected from scaling, dimensional analysis, regular and singular perturbation theory, stability theory, and asymptotic analysis. Prerequisites: MATH 3306, 3332.

**MATH 5340. Topology. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

An introduction to point set topology. Topics will include open and closed sets, interior, closure, boundary, neighborhoods, continuous functions, separation and subspaces. Additional topics will be selected from compactness, connectedness and continua. Prerequisite Course(s): MATH 4309.

**MATH 5350. Linear Algebra. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

An advanced course in linear algebra. Topics to be selected from linear spaces and operators, canonical forms, quadratic forms and optimization, computation and condition, and compatible systems. Prerequisite: MATH 3332.

**MATH 5360. Numerical Analysis. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

An advanced study of numerical analysis. Topics will be selected from linear systems, approximation theory, numerical differential and integral equations, integration theory. Prerequisite: MATH 3360.

**MATH 5362. Data Warehousing. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Use SQL for manipulation and exploration of large data sets by creating tables, transforming data, using joins, and performing simple queries. Prerequisites: COSC 1310 or equivalent.

**MATH 5364. Data Mining I. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

This course centers on the identification, exploration, and description of new patterns contained within data sets using appropriate software. Selected topics will be chosen from data exploration, classification, cluster analysis, and model evaluation and comparison. Prerequisites: MATH 3311.

**MATH 5366. Data Mining II. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

This course centers on the identification, exploration, and extraction of new patterns from natural language text documents using appropriate software. Selected topics will be chosen from association analysis, anomaly detection, text mining, dimensionality reduction, and model evaluation and comparison. Prerequisites: MATH 5364.

**MATH 5370. History of Mathematics. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

A historical and philosophical development of mathematics from earliest times down to the present. Mathematical topics are presented in a historical and philosophical setting not only to provide a unifying theme, but also to illustrate how the evolution of mathematical ideas finally led to modern concepts in the field. Students having prior credit for History of Mathematics will not receive credit for MATH 5370. Prerequisite: 6 advanced hours in MATH.

**MATH 5371. Euclidean and Non-Euclildean Geometries. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

This course focuses on important geometric concepts of Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries from an axiomatic perspective. Technology will be included where appropriate. Prerequisite: 3 hours of undergraduate geometry.

**MATH 5373. Theory of Functions. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

This course is designed to emphasize the role of function as the key unifying concept of mathematics and to extend the understanding of the structural foundations of mathematics. The properties of various families of functions will also be studied. Prerequisite: 24 hours of MATH, including MATH 2413. Course fee $15.

**MATH 5375. Statistical Reasoning and Probability. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

This course focuses on statistical reasoning and decision making by extending the elements of probability and statistics introduced in an undergraduate course. Topics may include probability theory, distribution functions, statistical inference, sampling methods, regressional analysis, and ANOVA. Technology will be incorporated where appropriate. Prerequisite: 3 hours of undergraduate statistics.

**MATH 5376. Topics in Secondary Mathematics. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

This course applies the standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics to the curriculum of secondary mathematics. It explores techniques to implement the standards through the use of manipulatives, graphing handhelds, and computer technology. Prerequisite: 24 hours of MATH, including MATH 2413.

**MATH 5377. In-Depth Mathematical Reasoning. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

The study of mathematics from an advanced perspective, taking into account not only the interconnections among topics but their relationship to higher mathematics. Important new mathematical insights and understandings will be revealed in its structure and its applicability. The focus will be on concept analysis, problem analysis, and mathematical connections as well as mathematical habits of mind. Prerequisite: 24 hours from MATH, including MATH 2413.

**MATH 5378. Technology-Aided Mathematics-. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

Students will engage in mathematical problem-solving using technological tools. Technologies may include graphing handhelds, data collection devices, computer software packages, and internet resources. This course may be repeated for credit as the topic changes. Prerequisite: 24 hours of MATH, including MATH 2413.

**MATH 5379. Trends and Issues in Research. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

In this seminar-style course, students have a forum for discussion and presentation of inquiries into the history, current trends, and issues pertaining to analysis of research trends in mathematics education and its effect on policy, curriculum, and the teaching and learning of mathematics. Prerequisite: 24 hours of MATH, including MATH 120.

**MATH 5380. Selected Topics in Mathematical Theory. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

An examination of topics in mathematical theory appropriate for secondary mathematics educators. Topics will be selected from geometry and topology, number theory, modern algebra, and library research in mathematics. This course may be repeated for credit as the topic changes. Prerequisite: Approval of department head.

**MATH 5390. Selected Topics in Mathematics. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

An examination of topics in applied mathematics. Topics for study will be selected from advanced mathematical modeling, advanced numerical techniques, practical optimizations, calculus of variations, dynamic programming, integral equations, optimal control, perturbation methods, and library research in applied mathematics. This course may be repeated for credit as the topic changes. Prerequisite: Approval of department head.

**MATH 5699. Internship. 1-6 Credit Hours (Lecture: 1-6 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). **

The student will complete a supervised and comprehensive work experience in a mathematics-related position with a public or private business organization for career preparation in a mathematics-related enterprise. Credit in this course does not count towards the 24 hour requirement for the M.S. in Mathematics. Prerequisite: Mathematics graduate student with department head approval. Field assignment fee $75.