20042005 UAF Catalog  

Mathematics College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics B.A., B.S., M.A.T., M.S., Ph.D. Degrees Minimum Requirements for Degrees: M.A.T.: 36 credits; M.S.: 3035 credits; Ph.D.: 18 thesis credits The number of new fields in which professional mathematicians find employment grows continually. This department prepares students for careers in industry, government and education. The M.S. in mathematics prepares students for Ph.D. work, in addition to providing a terminal degree for those planning to enter industry or education. The M.A.T. degree prepares graduates to teach secondary school mathematics. The aim of the Ph.D. program is to provide the student with the expertise to accomplish significant research in applied or pure mathematics, as well as to provide a broad and deep professional education. In addition to the major programs, the department provides a number of service courses in support of other programs within the university. Current and detailed information on mathematics degrees and course offerings is available from the department. The department maintains a math lab for all students studying mathematics at the baccalaureate level. The Department of Mathematical Sciences
also offers programs in computer science and statistics
(see separate listings)
* At least 12 credits must be at the 600level.


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