The Portfolio for Mathematics Advanced W

The Portfolio

To demonstrate proficiency in mathematical writing, the student will prepare a portfolio consisting of three papers as described below. In each case, the paper must be approved by a committee of the Mathematics Department.

  1. Achievement of proficiency in mathematical writing at the sophomore level is to be demonstrated by a paper from a sophomore math course: usually, Math 225, 231, 326 or 345.
  2. Achievement of proficiency in mathematical writing at the junior level is to be demonstrated by a paper from a junior course: usually, Math 332, 339, 341-342, 345-346, 353-354, 361, or 372.
  3. Achievement of proficiency in mathematical writing at the senior level is to be demonstrated by the senior comprehensive paper, completed as part of the senior comprehensive project.