MS Exam Content

Students will take the master's exam in their chosen area of concentration. Each exam question is worth 20 points and the 8 questions with the highest numerical scores will be used to determine the student's grade for the exam. Students should consult the Graduate Handbook pdf for additional details and refer to the MS Exam FAQ for the answer to the most often asked questions.

Pure Mathematics (3 questions each) :
Algebra (Math 330, 431)
Analysis (Math 313, 414)
Complex Analysis (Math 417)
Logic (Math 430)
Number Theory (Math 435)
Point-Set Topology (Math 445)
Applied Mathematics (3 questions each):
Analysis (Math 313, 414)
Complex Analysis with Application (Math 417)
Applied Differential Equations (Math 480)
Applied Partial Differential Equations (Math 481)
Numerical Analysis (MCS 471)
Mathematical Computer Science (2 questions each):
Computer Algorithms I (MCS 401)
Combinatorics (MCS 421)
Graph Theory (MCS 423)
Codes and Cryptography (MCS 425)
Theory of Computation I (MCS 441)
Numerical Analysis (MCS 471)
Probability and Statistics:
Intro to Probability (Stat 401) - 2 questions
Statistical Theory (Stat 411) - 3 questions
Nonparametric Statistical Methods (Stat 416) - 1 question
Intro to Survey Sampling (Stat 431) - 1 question
Computational Statistics (Stat 451) - 1 question
Applied Probability Models (Stat 461) - 2 questions
Applied Statistical Methods II (Stat 481) - 2 questions
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