In Mathematics-Math 414 & 415 and either Math 407 or Stat 620 & 621; and in Computer Science-CS 428 and CS 438.
The student must take the two qualifying exams at the same time in each discipline.
Date for Qualifying Exams
MATH (Twice a year)-The first week of the Spring and Winter quarters
CS (Twice a year)-The first week of the Spring and Winter quarters
Students must take the qualifying exams as soon as possible after taking the necessary courses. They should pass all of the qualifying exams by the end of the third year. The syllabus indicating the topics covered on the exam may be obtained three months in advance from the appropriate advisor, Dr. Weizhong Dai or Dr. Sumeet Dua.