Discrete Mathematics

Semester 1

OPER 527 (Optimization I)
STAT 513 (Mathematical Statistics I)
MATH 556 (Graph Theory I)

Credits: 9
Cumulative:9

Semester 2

MATH 656 (Graph Theory II)
MATH 550 (Combinatorics I)
MATH 502 or 610 (Abstract Algebra or Advanced Linear)
OPER 635 (Network Models)

Credits: 12
Cumulative: 21

Summer:

SYSM 697 (Directed Research)

Credits: 3
Cumulative: 24

Semester 3

MATH 756 (Graph Theory III)
MATH 690 (Writing & Communication)
MATH 650 (Combinatorics II)
SYSM 681 (required SYSM thesis writing sequence)

Credits: 10
Cumulative: 34

Finish master’s.

Semester 4

MATH 507 (Analysis)
MATH 750 (Combinatorics III)
SYSM 697 (Directed Research)
SYSM 682 (required SYSM thesis writing sequence)

Credits: 10
Cumulative: 44

Semester 5

OPER 731 (Discrete Optimization, OPER 527 is the prereq)
SYSM 697 (Directed Research)
MATH 697 (Directed Research)
SYSM 683 (required SYSM thesis writing sequence)

Credits: 10
Cumulative: 54

Submit Qualifying Portfolio, defend proposal.

Semester 6

SYSM 798 (Dissertation Research)

Credits: 9
Cumulative: 63

Semester 7

SYSM 798 (Dissertation Research)

Credits: 9
Cumulative: 72

Semester 8

SYSM 798 (Dissertation Research)

Credits: 9
Cumulative: 81

Semester 9

SYSM 798 (Dissertation Research)

Credits: 9
Cumulative 90