Milestones for the Ph.D. degree in Mathematics

Year in program Milestone to complete
1st year  

Complete two core courses

(Place out of core courses, if eligible)
Responsible Conduct of Research Training

by the end of the third semester Formation of Special Committee
2nd year Complete four (cumulative) core courses
Student Progress Review (annually beginning in 2nd year)
before beginning of seventh semester Foreign Language Requirement
before beginning of seventh semester Advancement to Candidacy (A Examination)
5th / 6th year B Examination
5th / 6th year Thesis / Dissertation