**Requirements**

Students entering the program are expected to have the equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics. The teaching option requires 30 units of graduate study approved by the graduate committee. The following course work must be included:

- MATH 581: Studies in Geometry (3)
- MATH 582: Studies in Algebra (3)
- MATH 584: Studies in Analysis (3)
- MATH 586: Studies in Discrete Mathematics (3)
- MATH 587: Studies in Mathematical Problem Solving (3)
- MATH 599: Independent Graduate Research (3-6)

Each student will be required to take advisor-approved mathematics electives to meet the 30-unit requirement. Possible elective courses include:

- MATH 580: Studies in Mathematics History (3)
- MATH 583: Topics in Statistics (3)
- Other courses may be taken with the approval of the graduate advisor.

Finally, all students must pass a set of four comprehensive exams. Comprehensive exams may be taken at most twice.