Mathematical Biology

A Ph.D. with a master’s in Applied Mathematics along the way:

Semester 1

STAT 513/OPER 527 (Mathematical Statistics I/Optimization I)
MATH 556 (Graph Theory I)
MATH 535 (Introduction to Dynamical Systems)

Credits: 9
Cumulative:9

Semester 2

STAT 613/OPER 627 (Stochastic Processes/Optimization II)
MATH 632 (Ordinary Differential Equations I)
MATH 515 (Numerical Analysis)

Credits: 9
Cumulative: 18

Summer:

SYSM 697 (Directed Research)

Credits: 3
Cumulative: 21

Semester 3

STAT 713/OPER 727 (???/???)
OPER 527/STAT 513 (Optimization I/Mathematical Statistics I)
MATH 732 (Ordianry Differential Equations II)
SYSM 681 (required SYSM thesis writing sequence)

Credits: 10
Cumulative: 31

Semester 4

MATH 633 (Partial Differential Equations)
SYSM 697 (Directed Research)
SYSM 682 (required SYSM thesis writing sequence)
MATH 690 (Writing & Communication)

Credits: 9
Cumulative: 40

Take Master’s Exam/Finish Master’s.

Semester 5

MATH 615/715 (Iterative Numerical Methods/Numerical Solutions for Differential Equations)
SYSM 697 (Directed Research)
SYSM 683 (required SYSM thesis writing sequence)

Credits: 10
Cumulative: 50

Submit Qualifying Portfolio, defend proposal.

Semester 6

SYSM 798 (Dissertation Research)
MATH 640/SYSM 780 (Mathematical Biology I/Stochastic Methods in Mathematical Biology)

Credits: 9
Cumulative: 59

Semester 7

SYSM 798 (Dissertation Research)

Credits: 9
Cumulative: 68

Semester 8

SYSM 798 (Dissertation Research)

Credits: 9
Cumulative: 77

Semester 9

SYSM 798 (Dissertation Research)

Credits: 9
Cumulative 86