The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

### 5000. Mathematical Pedagogy

1.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

The theory and practice of teaching mathematics at the college level. Basic skills, grading methods, cooperative learning, active learning, use of technology, classroom problems, history of learning theory, reflective practice. Open to graduate students in Mathematics, others with consent of instructor. May not be used to satisfy degree requirements in mathematics.

View Classes »### 5005. Advanced Content Knowledge for Math Teacher Leadership

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Instructor consent.

Grading Basis: Graded

Exploration of some of the major ideas and concepts of the school mathematics curriculum from the advanced perspective of a teacher. Emphasis on mathematical reasoning and deep conceptual understanding. Main focus: Proportional reasoning as it constitutes the backbone structure for higher-level mathematical ideas, and mathematical modeling which provides a solid foundation for learning through meaningful problem solving.

View Classes »### 5010. Topics in Analysis I

3.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Advanced topics in analysis.

View Classes »### 5016. Topics in Probability

3.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Advanced topics in probability theory, theory of random processes, mathematical statistics, and related fields.

View Classes »### 5020. Topics in Algebra

3.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: MATH 5211.

Grading Basis: Graded

Advanced topics chosen from group theory, ring theory, number theory, Lie theory, combinatorics, commutative algebra, algebraic geometry, homological algebra, and representation theory.

View Classes »### 5026. Topics in Mathematical Logic

3.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: MATH 5260.

Grading Basis: Graded

Topics include, but are not restricted to, Computability Theory, Model Theory, and Set Theory.

View Classes »### 5030. Topics in Geometry and Topology I

3.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Advanced topics in geometry and topology. May be repeated for credit with a change of topic.

View Classes »### 5031. Topics in Geometry and Topology II

3.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Advanced topics in Geometry and Topology.

View Classes »### 5040. Topics in Applied Analysis I

3.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Advanced topics from the theory of ordinary or partial differential equations. Other possible topics: integral equations, optimization theory, the calculus of variations, advanced approximation theory.

View Classes »### 5070. Topics in Scientific Computation

3.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

### 5110. Introduction to Modern Analysis

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Instructor consent. Recommended preparation: Bachelor's degree in mathematics.

Grading Basis: Graded

Metric spaces, sequences and series, continuity, differentiation, the Riemann-Stielties integral, functions of several variables.

View Classes »### 5111. Measure and Integration

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5110.

Grading Basis: Graded

General theory of measure and Lebesgue integration, L^p-spaces.

View Classes »### 5120. Complex Function Theory I

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5110.

Grading Basis: Graded

An introduction to the theory of analytic functions, with emphasis on modern points of view.

View Classes »### 5121. Topics in Complex Function Theory

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: MATH 5120.

Grading Basis: Graded

Advanced topics of contemporary interest. These include Riemann surfaces, Kleinian groups, entire functions, conformal mapping, several complex variables, and automorphic functions, among others.

View Classes »### 5130. Functional Analysis I

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5111.

Grading Basis: Graded

Normed linear spaces and algebras, the theory of linear operators, spectral analysis.

View Classes »### 5131. Functional Analysis II

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 6 credits.

Prerequisites: MATH 5111.

Grading Basis: Graded

Normed linear spaces and algebras, the theory of linear operators, spectral analysis.

View Classes »### 5140. Fourier Analysis

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5111.

Grading Basis: Graded

Foundations of harmonic analysis developed through the study of Fourier series and Fourier transforms.

View Classes »### 5141. Abstract Harmonic Analysis

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5111.

Grading Basis: Graded

Harmonic analysis on Abelian and non-Abelian locally compact groups, Pontryagin duality, the Peter-Weyl theorem, various Fourier transforms and connections to unitary representation theory.

View Classes »### 5160. Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes I

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Convergence of random variables and their probability laws, maximal inequalities, series of independent random variables and laws of large numbers, central limit theorems, martingales, Brownian motion.

View Classes »### 5161. Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes II

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: MATH 5160.

Grading Basis: Graded

Contemporary theory of stochastic processes, including stopping times, stochastic integration, stochastic differential equations and Markov processes, Gaussian processes, and empirical and related processes with applications in asymptotic statistics.

View Classes »### 5210. Abstract Algebra I

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Group theory, ring theory and modules, and universal mapping properties.

View Classes »### 5211. Abstract Algebra II

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5210.

Grading Basis: Graded

Linear and multilinear algebra, Galois theory, category theory, and commutative algebra.

View Classes »### 5220. Introduction to Representation Theory

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5210.

Grading Basis: Graded

Semi-simple rings, Jacobson radical, density theory, Wedderburn's Theorem, representations and characters of groups, orthogonality relations, Burnside's theorem.

View Classes »### 5230. Algebraic Number Theory

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5211.

Grading Basis: Graded

Algebraic integers, ideal class group, ramification, Frobenius elements in Galois groups, Dirichlet's unit theorem, localization, and completion. Further topics (zeta-functions, function fields, non-maximal orders) as time permits.

View Classes »### 5250. Modern Matrix Theory and Linear Algebra

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

The LU, QR, symmetric, polar, and singular value matrix decompositions. Schur and Jordan normal forms. Symmetric, positive-definite, normal and unitary matrices. Perron-Frobenius theory and graph criteria in the theory of non-negative matrices.

View Classes »### 5260. Mathematical Logic I

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5210.

Grading Basis: Graded

Predicate calculus, completeness, compactness, Lowenheim-Skolem theorems, formal theories with applications to algebra, Godel's incompleteness theorem. Further topics chosen from: axiomatic set theory, model theory, recursion theory, computational complexity, automata theory and formal languages.

View Classes »### 5310. Introduction to Geometry and Topology I

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5110, which may be taken concurrently.

Grading Basis: Graded

Topological spaces, maps, induced topologies, separation axioms, compactness, connectedness, classification of surfaces, the fundamental group and its applications, covering spaces.

View Classes »### 5311. Introduction to Geometry and Topology II

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: MATH 5310.

Grading Basis: Graded

Smooth manifolds, vector fields, differential forms, de Rham cohomology, homology theory, singular (co)homology, Poincaré duality.

View Classes »### 5320. Algebraic Geometry I

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5211 and MATH 5310, which may be taken concurrently.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course is an introduction to algebraic varieties: affine and projective varieties, dimension of varieties and subvarieties, algebraic curves, singular points, divisors and line bundles, differentials, intersections.

View Classes »### 5321. Algebraic Geometry II

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5320.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course introduces further concepts and methods of modern algebraic geometry, including schemes and cohomology.

View Classes »### 5360. Differential Geometry

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course is an introduction to the study of differentiable manifolds on which various differential and integral calculi are developed. The topics include covariant derivatives and connections, geodesics and exponential map, Riemannian metrics, curvature tensor, Ricci and scalar curvature.

View Classes »### 5410. Introduction to Applied Mathematics I

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5110 or instructor consent.

Grading Basis: Graded

Banach spaces, linear operator theory and application to differential equations, nonlinear operators, compact sets on Banach spaces, the adjoint operator on Hilbert space, linear compact operators, Fredholm alternative, fixed point theorems and application to differential equations, spectral theory, distributions.

View Classes »### 5420. Ordinary Differential Equations

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5111.

Grading Basis: Graded

Existence and uniqueness of solutions, stability and asymptotic behavior. If time permits: eigenvalue problems, dynamical systems, existence and stability of periodic solutions.

View Classes »### 5440. Partial Differential Equations

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5110. Recommended preparation: MATH 5111 and 5410.

Grading Basis: Graded

Cauchy Kowalewsky Theorem, classification of second-order equations, systems of hyperbolic equations, the wave equation, the potential equation, the heat equation in Rn.

View Classes »### 5510. Numerical Analysis and Approximation Theory I

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5110, which may be taken concurrently.

Grading Basis: Graded

The study of convergence, numerical stability, roundoff error, and discretization error arising from the approximation of differential and integral operators.

View Classes »### 5520. Finite Element Solution Methods I

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Numerical solution of elliptic, parabolic and hyperbolic partial differential equations by finite element solution methods. Applications.

View Classes »### 5600. Fundamentals of Financial Mathematics

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

The risk-neutral model for pricing and hedging derivative financial instruments within the context of binomial and trinomial models of the stock price process.

View Classes »### 5620. Financial Mathematics I

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Not open to students who have passed MATH 2620.

Grading Basis: Graded

The mathematics of measurement of interest, accumulation and discount, present value, annuities, loans, bonds, and other securities.

View Classes »### 5630. Long-Term Actuarial Mathematics I

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 2620 or MATH 5620, which may be taken concurrently. Not open to students who have passed MATH 3630.

Grading Basis: Graded

Long-term insurance products, survival and longevity models, life tables, life insurance, life annuities, premium calculations, reserves.

View Classes »### 5631. Long-Term Actuarial Mathematics II

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5630. Not open to students who have passed MATH 3631.

Grading Basis: Graded

A continuation of Long-Term Actuarial Mathematics I. Topics include multiple state models, multiple decrements, multiple lives, profit and loss analysis, pension plans and funding, retirement benefits, long-term health and disability.

View Classes »### 5637. Statistics for Actuarial Modeling

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: Not open to students who have passed MATH 3636 or 3637.

Grading Basis: Graded

Data analysis for actuaries, linear models including generalized linear models, time series, principal component analysis, decision trees, cluster analysis, statistical computing with R, actuarial applications.

View Classes »### 5638. Predictive Analytics for Actuaries

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5637.

Grading Basis: Graded

Models for predictive analytics, model building, selection, estimation, validation and diagnostics, and limitations; actuarial applications, and communication of results.

View Classes »### 5639. Actuarial Loss Models

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Not open to students who have passed MATH 3639.

Grading Basis: Graded

Loss distribution models for claim frequency and severity, aggregate risk models, coverage modifications, risk measures, construction and selection of parametric models, introduction to simulation.

View Classes »### 5640. Short-Term Insurance Ratemaking

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5639. Not open to students who have passed MATH 3640.

Grading Basis: Graded

Credibility theory, pricing for short-term insurance coverages, reinsurance, experience rating, risk classification, introduction to Bayesian statistics.

View Classes »### 5641. Short-Term Insurance Reserving

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5639. Not open to students who have passed MATH 3641.

Grading Basis: Graded

Techniques for estimating unpaid claims, use of claims triangles, underlying statistical theory behind the techniques, basic adjustments to data and estimation techniques to account for internal and external environments, estimating recoveries, model adequacy and reasonableness.

View Classes »### 5650. Financial Mathematics II

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: Not open to students who have passed MATH 3650.

Grading Basis: Graded

The continuation of Math 5620, focusing on the mathematics of finance: measurement of financial risk and the opportunity cost of capital, the mathematics of capital budgeting and securities valuation, mathematical analysis of financial decisions and capital structure, and option pricing theory. Provides VEE credit in the Corporate Finance subject area for Society of Actuaries and Casualty Actuarial Society requirements.

View Classes »### 5660. Advanced Financial Mathematics

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

An introduction to the standard models of modern financial mathematics including martingales, the binomial asset pricing model, Brownian motion, stochastic integrals, stochastic differential equations, continuous time financial models, completeness of the financial market, the Black-Scholes formula, the fundamental theorem of finance, American options, and term structure models.

View Classes »### 5661. Yield Curve Models

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

The theory and practice of stochastic models to analyze and value interest rate derivatives, and practical issues in the markets where they are traded.

View Classes »### 5670. Financial Programming and Modeling

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Optimization; linear and non-linear programming; data mining and machine learning in a financial context.

View Classes »### 5671. Financial Data Mining and Big Data Analytics

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Recommended preparation: MATH 5670.

Grading Basis: Graded

Data structures and algorithms; regression; classification; clustering; recommender systems; anomaly detection; Big Data tools; databases.

View Classes »### 5698. Topics in Actuarial Science

3.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: Open to graduate students only.

Grading Basis: Graded

Advanced topics in Actuarial Science.

View Classes »### 5788. Variable Topics

1.00 - 3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 30 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Prerequisites and recommended preparation vary. With a change in content, may be repeated for credit. Students taking this course will be assigned a final grade of S (satisfactory) or U (unsatisfactory).

View Classes »### 5789. Independent Study

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 6 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

With a change in content, may be repeated for credit. Students taking this course will be assigned a final grade of S (satisfactory) or U (unsatisfactory).

View Classes »### 5798. Variable Topics

1.00 - 3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 30 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Prerequisites and recommended preparation vary. With a change in content, may be repeated for credit for a total of 30 credits.

View Classes »### 5799. Independent Study

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 30 credits.

Prerequisites: Instructor consent.

Grading Basis: Graded

With a change in content, may be repeated for credit.

View Classes »### 5800. Investigation of Special Topics

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 36 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Students who have well defined mathematical problems worthy of investigation and advanced reading should submit to the department a semester work plan.

View Classes »### 5850. Graduate Field Study Internship

1.00 - 3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 6 credits.

Prerequisites: Instructor consent.

Grading Basis: Graded

Participation in internship and paper describing experiences. May be repeated for a total of six credits.

View Classes »### 6000. Seminar in Current Mathematical Literature

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Participation and presentation of mathematical papers in joint student faculty seminars. Variable topics.

View Classes »### 6010. Seminar in Analysis

1.00 - 6.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

### 6020. Seminar in Algebra

1.00 - 6.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5211.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

### 6026. Seminar in Mathematical Logic

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: MATH 5260.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

### 6030. Seminar in Topology

1.00 - 6.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5321.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

### 6036. Seminar in Geometry

1.00 - 6.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 5360.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

### 6040. Seminar in Applied Mathematics

1.00 - 6.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory