# Areas of Emphasis

The Master of Science in Mathematics degree requires completion of **Math 515, Real and Linear Analysis**, plus two courses in an area of emphasis, and additional culminating activity requirements.

## In This Section:

## Applied Mathematics

Complete **MATH 537 Principles of Applied Mathematics**, plus at least one of MATH 566 Numerical Methods II, MATH 567 Numerical Methods for Differential Equations; advised by faculty with applied mathematics expertise.

## Mathematics Education

Complete **at least two** of MATHED 510 Mathematics Curriculum, MATHED 523 Teaching & Learning Algebra & Functions, MATHED 525 Teaching and Learning Calculus, MATHED 526 Teaching and Learning Statistics. Potential advisers include L. Cavey, J. Champion, M. Kinzel, and S. Wang.Â Â Especially well-suited for:

- Grades 6-12 classroom math teachers
- College math instructors (e.g., university, community college)
- Math teacher-leaders, coaches, and curriculum coordinators
- Career-changers with a strong math background

## Pure Mathematics

Complete **at least two** of MATH 506 Advanced Algebra, MATH 507 Advanced Number Theory, MATH 509 Symmetric Key Cryptography and Cryptanalysis, MATH 512 Advanced Topology, MATH 522 Advanced Set Theory; advised by faculty with pure mathematics expertise.

## Statistics

Complete **MATH 562 Probability and Statistics, **and **at least one** of MATH 572 Computational Statistics, MATH 573 Time Series Analysis, MATH 574 Linear Models; advised by faculty with statistics expertise.