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The Frequently Asked Questions below covers a wide range of common questions on a diverse set of topics. If your question is not in this FAQ and does not relate to registration issues, contact the appropriate individual on the Advisor Contact Information list below based on the nature of your inquiry.
The department holds an annual Mathematics Information Session in March and maintains a page of material and links that are discussed at the session.
Frequently Asked Questions - Prerequisites
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The Mathematics Department generally enforces course prerequisites and faculty-specific academic rules (e.g. BSC and BA students may not repeat a failed course more than once with the exception of first-year calculus which may be repeated twice, nor may they repeat a passed course for higher standing). Students who do not satisfy prerequisites are allowed to register at the Student Service Centre (SSC) with warnings but may be removed from the course later.
A Cr or D standing in a Credit/D/Fail course is equivalent
to a passing grade in that course and so will be treated as such for prerequisite purposes. However, if a follow-up courses requires a high grade in the prerequisite course, e.g. MATH 320 requires 80% in MATH 220, a Cr or D will
Disclaimer: In all cases of inconsistencies between this FAQ and the UBC Calendar, the UBC Calendar supersedes the material here.
|1st year Advisor||Margaret Ness||MATH 121||822-6430||ness|
|2nd year Non-Math||Dr. Young-Heon Kim||MATH 216||822-6324||yhkim|
|3rd year Non-Math||Dr. Young-Heon Kim||MATH 216||822-6324||yhkim|
|4th-5th year Non-Math||Dr. Young-Heon Kim||MATH 216||822-6324||yhkim|
|2nd year Honours (or combined honours)||Dr. Josh Zahl||MATH 117||822-0683||jzahl|
|3rd year Honours (or combined honours)||Dr. Dragos Ghioca||MATX 1223||822-5908||dghioca|
|4th year Honours (or combined honours)||Dr. Dragos Ghioca||MATX 1223||822-5908||dghioca|
|2nd year Majors/Minors||Dr. Tai-Peng Tsai||MATH 109||822-2591||ttsai|
|3rd year Majors/Minors||Dr. Albert Chau||MATH 239||822-2450||chau|
|4th year Majors/Minors||Dr. Albert Chau||MATH 239||822-2450||chau|
|Transfer of Credits & AP Exemptions Advisors||Dr. Kalle Karu||MATH 213||822-4787||karu||more info|
|Dual Degree Math/Ed (Education Advisor)||Dr. Julia Gordon||MATH 217 ||822-0569
|Adjudication of graduating students||Dr. Kai Behrend||MATX 1213||822-1719||behrend|
|Adjudication of graduating students||Dr. Jim Bryan||MATH 226||827-4515||jbryan|
|Actuarial Advisor||Dr. Colin Macdonald||LSK 303C||822-6871||cbm|
|Co-op Liaison||Dr. Neil Balmforth||MATH 229C||827-3034||njb|
|Putnam Advisor||Dr. Dragos Ghioca||MATX 1223||822-5908||dghioca|
|Chief Advisor||Dr. Albert Chau||MATH 239||822-2450||chau|
|Undergraduate Chair||Prof. Mark Mac Lean||MATX 1209||827-3038||ugradchair|
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