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The Jumpstart Program is open to incoming Mathematics graduate students only. 



MATH 206 Algebra

Instructor:  Professor Vladimir Baranovsky

MATH 205 Analysis

Instructor: Professor Patrick Guidotti

MATH 206 Algebra

Teaching Assistant: Matthew Levy

MATH 205 Analysis

Teaching Assistant: Daniel Agress


Dates and Times to approximately mirror Summer Session II (August 5th - Sept 11th).

JumpStart is a hybrid program consisting of online (approx. 3-4 weeks) and on-campus portions (approx. one week + two days of assessment).  The online courses will essentially consist of the material covered in the MATH 205 (Analysis) and MATH 206 (Algebra) sequences, which will not be for credit or units.

The courses are meant to bring newly admitted students up to speed with the expectations of the program by refreshing important undergraduate material and introducing some new material. The courses will run from August 2019 to September 2019 and will be complemented by an intensive problem-solving week on campus, scheduled tentatively 09/09 - 09/13/19 and concluded with an assessment exam (tentative 9/16/19 + 9/17/19). The latter will inform a recommendation as to what courses to take for the first year in the program.

Students who are interested in attending this program (attendance is strongly recommended) 
Should contact Kate Haubert:

Housing can be arranged via the UCI housing office by requesting an early move-in for the fall quarter.


***Please click HERE for Math 205 course description

***Please click HERE for Math 206 course description


JumpStart 2019 Summer Program Videos - Intro to Grad Algebra: Access Here