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New York University Tandon School of Engineering    
  Aug 20, 2017
2016-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda)

Mathematics, Examination Option and Designated Subspecialty Option, M.S.

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Requirements for the Master of Science

A Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics is required for admission to this program. Students with degrees in other fields may possibly be admitted, with undergraduate deficiencies, at the discretion of departmental advisers. Before beginning graduate studies, students are expected to have completed a one-year course in advanced calculus.

Thirty credits are required. Six credits may be devoted to a thesis.

Required (core) courses, 12 credits, 3 credits each:

By Examination Option + Designated Sub-specialty Option:

Elective: 18 credits. At least 9 credits in courses approved for specialization by Department.


Includes a comprehensive oral examination before the degree is awarded. Examinations cover the student’s program of study and are scheduled towards the end of the semester in which the work is completed.

Total: 30 Credits

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