The Ph.D. degree in Mathematics requires a minimum of 72 hours of study, which must include at
least 48 hours of approved graduate level courses and at least
12 hours of dissertation credit (MTH 6V99).
Other requirements include
two qualifying examinations, a preliminary examination, and a defense of the
dissertation. There is no foreign language requirement for the Ph.D. degree. For further information on requirements, click on Graduate FAQs.
Required Core Courses:
Twenty-one hours from the following:
MTH 5310 Advanced Abstract Algebra I
MTH 5311 Advanced Abstract Algebra II
MTH 5323 Theory of Functions of Real Variables I
MTH 5324 Theory of Functions of Real Variables II
MTH 5330 Topology
MTH 5331 Algebraic Topology I
MTH 5350 Complex Analysis
MTH 5360 Applied Mathematics I
MTH 5361 Applied Mathematics II
Students must earn a grade of B or better in each of the seven core courses. Furthermore, the seven core courses must include MTH 5310, 5323, 5330, and 5350.
Any course approved for the Master of Science
degree in Mathematics, any MTH or STA course at the 6000 level or other
electives only as approved by the Department of Mathematics
MTH 6V99 (12 hours)
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
Sid Richardson Science Building One Bear Place #97328 Waco, TX 76798