Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics MS

Degree Requirements

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


Total Units Required: 12

(An overall grade average of B or better is required for the courses listed below.)

Course Title
ES_APPM 411-1Differential Equations of Mathematical Physics
or ES_APPM 311-1 Methods of Applied Mathematics
ES_APPM 411-2Differential Equations of Mathematical Physics
or ES_APPM 311-2 Methods of Applied Mathematics
ES_APPM 420-1Asymptotic and Perturbation Methods in Applied Mathematics
ES_APPM 446-1Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations
ES_APPM 448-0Numerical Methods for Random Processes
ES_APPM 444-0High Performance Scientific Computing
or ES_APPM 445-0 Iterative Methods for Elliptic Equations
Mathematical Modeling Electives (approved; 3 units)
Mathematical Content Electives (approved; 3 units)

Other MS Degree Requirements

  • Mathematical Content Electives Theme: Courses selected to complete the Mathematical Content Electives must be mathematics courses related by a defined theme chosen by the student.
  • Mathematical Modeling Electives Theme: Courses selected to complete the Mathematical Modeling Electives must be application areas that use mathematical methods and be related by a defined theme chosen by the student.
  • Master's Thesis (optional): Up to two units of the Mathematical Modeling Electives Theme may be replaced with ES_APPM 590-0 Research for work culminating in a Master's thesis consisting of original research and approved by a thesis committee.