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Division of Natural Sciences & MathematicsDepartment of Mathematics

Degree Programs

Doctor of Philosophy

Preliminary Exams

The Preliminary Exam dates have been set for the Winter Quarter 2014 (Note: time and room subject to change. Please double check exam information beforehand.)

  • Analysis - Tuesday, January 6th, 9am-1pm, Aspen Hall, Room 721 (3rd floor)
  • Algebra - Thursday, January 8th, 9am-1pm, Aspen Hall, Room 721 (3rd floor)


All students admitted to the PhD program must pass preliminary exams in algebra and analysis by the end of the Winter quarter of their second year of study. For complete rules, syllabi, and sample exams, please see the following documents: