For full admission, students must have the following:
- Bachelor’s degree
- Two years of calculus and linear algebra (the equivalent of the undergraduate sequences MAT 150-152 or 160-162, and 260-262)
- A course in logic and proofs
- One semester or two quarters of abstract algebra
- One semester or two quarters of real analysis
Applicants who do not have this minimal preparation may be admitted on a conditional basis until completion of the prerequisite requirements - as conditions - with a grade of B or better.