Mathematics and Statistics

The Comprehensive and Honors Qualifying Examination in Mathematics

Every mathematics major needs to take the comprehensive examination in mathematics, and any student wishing to write a senior honors thesis in mathematics needs to take the honors qualifying examination in their junior year.

The sub-pages of this page contain the information you need to understand the exam and prepare for taking it:

* The departmental policy for the comprehensive and honors qualifying examination

* The syllabi for the courses covered on the examination

* Advice for how to study for the exam

* Old comprehensive examinations

* Solutions to old comprehensive examinations