Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics Degree Requirements

The following requirements are in addition to, or further elaborate upon, those requirements outlined in The Graduate School Policy Guide.

Master's

Courses Units
ES APPM 411-1,2 Differential Equations of Mathematical Physics 2
ES APPM 420-1 Asymptotic and Perturbation Methods in Applied Mathematics 1
ES APPM 446-1,2 Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations 1
ES APPM 448-0 Numerical Methods for Random Processes 1
Electives (approved) 7
Total required units: (An overall grade average of B or better is required for the courses listed above.) 12

Other MS Degree Requirements:

  • Research/Projects: none specified
  • Master's Thesis: none specified
  • Other: none

PhD

Courses Units
ES APPM 411-1,2,3 Differential Equations of Mathematical Physics 3
ES APPM 412-0 Methods of Nonlinear Analysis 1
ES APPM 420-1,2 Asymptotic and Perturbation Methods in Applied Mathematics 2
ES APPM 421-1 Models in Applied Mathematics 1
ES APPM 445-0 Iterative Methods for Elliptic Equations 1
ES APPM 446-1,2 Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations 1
ES APPM 448-0 Numerical Methods for Random Processes 1
ES APPM 444-0 High Performance Scientific Computing 1
Electives (approved) 7
Total required units: 18

Other PhD Degree Requirements:

  • Examinations: written preliminary examinations in differential equations, advanced calculus, complex variables and linear algebra; oral qualifying examination for admission to candidacy
  • Research/Projects: none specified
  • PhD Dissertation: original research, defended before student's doctoral committee
  • Final Evaluations: oral presentation and faculty evaluation when all other requirements complete