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Fall 2017 GRADUATE EXAM SCHEDULE

 

QUALIFYING EXAMINATIONS

 

ALGEBRA

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

1:00 pm -3:30 pm

LOCATION: MSTB 124

 

COMPLEX ANALYSIS

Thursday, September 21, 2017

1:00 pm -3:30 pm

LOCATION: MSTB 124

 

REAL ANALYSIS

Friday, September 22, 2017

1:00 pm -3:30 pm

LOCATION: MSTB 124

 

Exam Information – Students Entering Fall 2012 or later

Master Students

To satisfy exam requirements, students need to obtain a M.S. level pass (prior to the start of their second year) in the 

- Core Assessment Exam (offered in the Spring of every year) or the

- Comprehensive Exam (offered in the Spring of every year) or the

- Qualifying Exam (offered before the start of each Fall quarter)

in two of the three areas: Real Analysis, Complex Analysis, and Algebra. At most one pass can stem from a Comprehensive exam. This only applies to students who were asked to take Math 205 or Math 206 (see below).

Students may not attempt to pass an exam in any particular area more than three times.

Some students may require additional background before entering Math 210 or Math 230. This will be determined by assessment prior to the start of students' first year by the Vice Chair of Graduate Studies, upon consultation with the Graduate Studies Committee. Such students will be directed into Math 205 and/or Math 206 during their first year.
 

PhD Students

By the start of the second year, students must achieve at least

- 2 M.S. level passes among three Exams in Real Analysis, Complex Analysis and Algebra.

By the start of the third year, students must achieve

- 2 Ph.D. level passes among three Exams in Real Analysis, Complex Analysis and Algebra.

To satisfy these exam requirements, students may take the

- Core Assessment Exam (offered in the Spring of every year) or the

- Qualifying Exam (offered before the start of the fall quarter) or the 

- Comprehensive Exam (only grants a MS pass, offered in the Spring every year): at most one***

in these areas.

Students may not attempt to take an exam in a particular subject area more than 3 times.

A student who passes a Qualifying examination at the PhD level prior to taking the corresponding course will be exempted from taking the course.

***Some students may require additional background prior to entering Math 210 and 230. This will be determined by assessment prior to the start of the students’ first year by the Vice Chair for Graduate Studies, upon consultation with the graduate studies committee. Such students will be directed into Math 205 and/or Math 206, or equivalent, during their first year. (The summer Jumpstart Program, August -September,  covers Math 205/206). These students (only) may pass one Comprehensive Exam in the areas of Algebra or Analysis in lieu of achieving a M.S. pass on one Core Assessment or Qualifying Exam that must be obtained prior to the start of the students’ second year.

 

Course Exam/Syllabi

Complex Analysis

Math 205 Syllabus

Math 206 Syllabus

Math 210 Syllabus

Algebra Qualifying Exam Syllabus

 

Sample Examinations

Advisory Exam in Algebra - Fall 2010
Advisory Exam in Alegbra - Fall 2009
Advisory Exam in Algebra - Fall 2008
Advisory Exam in Algebra - Fall 2006
Advisory Exam in Algebra - Fall 2005

Advisory Exam in Analysis - Fall 2008
Advisory Exam in Analysis - Fall 2004

Comprehensive Exam in Algebra - Spring 2017
Comprehensive Exam in Algebra - Spring 2016
Comprehensive Exam in Algebra - Spring 2015
Comprehensive Exam in Algebra - Spring 2014
Comprehensive Exam in Algebra - Spring 2013
Comprehensive Exam in Algebra - Fall 2012
Comprehensive Exam in Algebra - Fall 2011
Comprehensive Exam in Algebra - Spring 2010
Comprehensive Exam in Algebra - Spring 2009
Comprehensive Exam in Algebra - Spring 2008
Comprehensive Exam in Algebra - Spring 2007
Comprehensive Exam in Algebra - Spring 2006
Comprehensive Exam in Algebra - Spring 2005
Comprehensive Exam in Algebra - Fall 2004

Comprehensive Exam in Analysis - Spring 2017

Comprehensive Exam in Analysis - Spring 2016
Comprehensive Exam in Analysis - Spring 2015
Comprehensive Exam in Analysis - Spring 2014
Comprehensive Exam in Analysis - Spring 2013
Comprehensive Exam in Analysis - Spring 2010
Comprehensive Exam in Analysis - Spring 2009
Comprehensive Exam in Analysis - Spring 2007
Comprehensive Exam in Analysis - Fall 2006
Comprehensive Exam in Analysis - Spring 2006
Comprehensive Exam in Analysis - Spring 2004

Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Spring 2017

Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Fall 2016
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Spring 2016
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Fall 2015
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Spring 2015
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Fall 2014
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Spring 2014
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Fall 2013
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Spring 2013
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Fall 2012
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Spring 2012
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Fall 2011
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Spring 2011
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Fall 2010
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Spring 2010
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Fall 2009
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Spring 2009
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Fall 2008
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Spring 2008
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Fall 2007
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Spring 2007
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Spring 2006
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Fall 2006
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Spring 2005
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Fall 2004
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Winter 2003
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Fall 2002
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Spring 2001
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Fall 2001
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Fall 2000
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Winter 2000
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Fall 1997
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Spring 1997
Qualifying Exam in Algebra - Spring 1996

Qualifying Exam in Complex Analysis - Spring 2017
Qualifying Exam in Complex Analysis - Fall 2016
Qualifying Exam in Complex Analysis - Spring 2016
Qualifying Exam in Complex Analysis - Fall 2015
Qualifying Exam in Complex Analysis - Spring 2015
Qualifying Exam in Complex Analysis - Fall 2014
Qualifying Exam in Complex Analysis - Spring 2014
Qualifying Exam in Complex Analysis - Fall 2013
Qualifying Exam in Complex Analysis - Spring 2013
Qualifying Exam in Complex Analysis - Fall 2012
Qualifying Exam in Complex Analysis - Fall 2011
Qualifying Exam in Complex Analysis - Fall 2010
Qualifying Exam in Complex Analysis - Fall 2009
Qualifying Exam in Complex Analysis - Spring 2009
Qualifying Exam in Complex Analysis - Fall 2008
Qualifying Exam in Complex Analysis - Spring 2008
Qualifying Exam in Complex Analysis - Fall 2007
Qualifying Exam in Complex Analysis - Fall 2006
Qualifying Exam in Complex Analysis - Spring 2006

Qualifying Exam in Real Analysis - Spring 2017

Qualifying Exam in Real Analysis - Fall 2016
Qualifying Exam in Real Analysis - Spring 2016
Qualifying Exam in Real Analysis - Fall 2015
Qualifying Exam in Real Analysis - Spring 2015
Qualifying Exam in Real Analysis - Fall 2014
Qualifying Exam in Real Analysis - Spring 2014
Qualifying Exam in Real Analysis - Fall 2013
Qualifying Exam in Real Analysis - Spring 2013
Qualifying Exam in Real Analysis - Fall 2012

Qualifying Exam in Real Analysis - Fall 2011
Qualifying Exam in Real Analysis - Spring 2011
Qualifying Exam in Real Anaylsis - Fall 2010
Qualifying Exam in Real Anaylsis - Spring 2010
Qualifying Exam in Real Analysis - Spring 2009
Qualifying Exam in Real Analysis - Fall 2008
Qualifying Exam in Real Analysis - Fall 2007
Qualifying Exam in Real Analysis - Fall 2006
Qualifying Exam in Real Analysis - Spring 2006