Every mathematics major needs to take the Comprehensive Examination in Mathematics.
The sub-pages of this page contain information you need to understand the exam in mathematics and prepare for taking it:
- The departmental policy for the comprehensive examination in mathematics
- The syllabi for the courses covered on the examination
- Study guides to help you prepare
- Advice for how to study for the exam
- Old comprehensive examinations
- Solutions to old comprehensive examinations
Questions about the Mathematics Comprehensive Exam can be emailed to MathComps@amherst.edu.