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Spring Quarter 2020 P/NP Policy for Majors in Mathematics

Given the extraordinary conditions we find ourselves in for Spring 2020, the faculty of the Department of Mathematics has decided to allow students in any Math Department major (MA27, MA29, MA30, MA31, MA32, MA33, MA34, MA35) to take a maximum of four Spring 2020 major courses on a P/NP basis.

Students who choose this option must earn a P grade for the course/s to satisfy Math major curriculum requirements. Students electing to take courses for a Letter Grade must still earn a C- or better to fulfill their Math major requirements.

The P grade is an acceptable prerequisite for any Math Department course. An EASy request may be required if WebReg does not automatically recognize the P grade prerequisite when you attempt to enroll. Students who plan to use the P grade as a prerequisite for another department's course/s should consult with that department before electing the grade option change.

Students who decide to take a course, or courses, a P/NP basis should send the department a message on the Virtual Advising Center (VAC) so their audit can be updated to accept the grading choice.

Students with questions about the pros and cons of taking courses P/NP should consult with mathematics advising staff via the VAC.

(Mar 29, 2020)

Seventeen Undergraduate Mathematicians Recognized for Academic Excellence by Physical Sciences Dean

Congratulations to the following students awarded the 2019-2020 UCSD Physical Sciences Dean's Undergraduate Award for Excellence: Yuhong Cheng, Yue Chu, Yijie Fan, Yilan Jiang, Emmie Matrirossian, Randy Martinez, Katarina Melendez, Yash Pande, Jeb Runnoe, Keren Shao, Jon Stephens, Haoming Zhang, Xiaowen Zhang, Zehong Zhao, Ruihan Zhou and Yupei Zhou. And a special notice to Tianyi Yu for being one of three UCSD students in Physical Sciences to receive the Selma and Robert Silagi Award for Undergraduate Excellence.


(Jan 10, 2020)

Update to Math Capped Screening Criteria

Students, please note the following change to our Math Capped Screening Criteria management:

As of the Winter 2020 Application Period, Joint Math-Econ majors under the Department of Economics (EN28) will be subject to the same Screening Criteria as all other students not directly admitted to one of our Math majors. EN28 majors must complete the five required courses with a C- or higher and with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in those five courses before being eligible to apply to the Math Department. 

The Winter 2020 Capped Application Period will close on 2/2/20.


(Jan 6, 2020)

Updated 04/02/2020 10:55 PM