In addition to coursework, the MA degree requires a culminating experience, either a Master's thesis containing original work, or the non-thesis option. The non-thesis option entails passing comprehensive exams in two areas selected from algebra, analysis and statistics plus writing an expository paper on an approved topic.

**Syllabi for the written exams**:

Algebra

Analysis

Statistics

**Sample exams**:

Algebra

Algebra

Analysis

Analysis

Statistics