Qualifying Review - demonstration of competence in the four core areas, algebra, analysis, applied analysis, and geometry/topology. This will include passing a written exam in at least two of these areas and passing certain courses or exams in the other areas with satisfactory grades. ... Each student must also successfully complete during Stage I at least one course outside of the core areas.
Preparation for the exams is provided by the following course sequences.
One of the exams must be passed by the beginning of the student's fourth term in the program. The entire review should be completed by the end of the fourth term and must be completed by the beginning of the sixth term.