Summer Math

May 15, 2017–June 2, 2017 Add to Calendar

All day event.

Contact

Jocelyn Olds-McSpadden
registrar@hmc.edu

Details

The required sophomore-level courses Mathematics 60 and Mathematics 65 are offered during the three weeks immediately following commencement as an alternative to taking any or all of those courses during the fall of your sophomore year.

The courses run from Monday, May 15 to Friday, June 2.

Mathematics 60: Multivariable Calculus (1.5 Units), will be taught by Professors Karp and Martonosi.

Mathematics 65: Differential Equations and Linear Algebra II (1.5 Units), will be taught by Professors Gu and Karp.

Classes meet in the morning, at either 8:45–10:15 AM or 10:30 AM–12:00 PM. There are no classes on Memorial Day (Monday, May 29). Professors typically have office hours in the afternoon, with tutoring available in the afternoon and evenings.

Important: In-class final exams will occur on Friday, June 2 ending by 5:00 PM. Students should not plan travel that interferes with these exams.

Why Do Students Take Summer Math?

According to student surveys, the most frequently cited reasons for taking summer math include wanting to

  1. Free up more room in one's schedule to go abroad or take other classes;
  2. Stay on campus to be with friends; and
  3. Learn math in a focused environment.