Special Departmental Policies
All prerequisite courses must be satisfied with a grade of C– or above. Students with lower grades in prerequisite courses must receive special permission of the instructor to enroll in subsequent courses.
Each Career Guide highlights curriculum requirements, as well as skills and abilities that may be developed and applied through each course of study. To complement the academic information, a range of interesting occupational opportunities are listed as a starting point for considering how academic experiences may translate to professional work settings. The Career Guide series represents a collaborative effort between The Career Center and numerous academic units.
Appointments are scheduled onl-line at: www.math.lsa.umich.edu/undergrad/. Students are strongly urged to consult with a department advisor each term before selecting courses for the following term.
The University of Michigan Mathematics Laboratory (Math Lab) is a walk-in tutoring service available free to all U-M students in B860 East Hall. Tutoring is available for mathematics courses numbered through MATH 217. Though help is not regularly available for other courses, we will attempt to answer the questions of any UM student who comes to us for mathematics help. Consult the Math Lab website for specific hours of operation.
This program is designed to provide outstanding undergraduates with the opportunity to pursue research under the tutelage of experienced faculty members. Students work with a faculty member on a project of mutual interest for 8 weeks during the summer.
The Undergraduate Math Club is mentored by a faculty advisor for all students with an interest in Mathematics. It is an informal or-ganization, which sponsors talks by faculty and students.
The Women in Mathematics Club seeks to provide social and educational support for women studying mathematics and statistics.
Student Actuaries at Michigan is an organization for undergrad-uates and graduates interested in the field of actuarial and financial mathematics. There are monthly meetings on topics of interest, sometimes featuring speakers from industry. The Club organizes
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Our main initiative is to improve education in these areas, especially targeting lower socioeconomic areas of Southeast Michigan.
The University of Michigan organizes every year a mathematics competition for undergraduate students. Usually this competition takes place around the beginning of April.
A departmental team par-ticipates in the annual William Lowell Putnam Competition sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America. Interested students with exceptional mathematical aptitude are asked to contact the depart-ment office for detailed information. The department also sponsors other competitions and activities.
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