The Undergraduate Program

These pages describe our undergraduate program in Mathematics.


Other opportunities for involvement with mathematics are

  • MUSA, the Mathematics Undergraduate Student Association;
  • WIM, a network of undergraduate Women In Math at Cal;
  • The Putnam Competition, a nationwide mathematics competition.


Quantitative Reasoning Exam

The Quantitative Reasoning (QR) Exam is typically given the Wednesday of the first week of instruction of each semester. For Spring 2022, the QR exam will be held remotely on Wednesday, January 19th, from 5:00 - 6:30 pm. The Quantitative Reasoning Exam is a university requirement and is designed to ensure that students graduate with basic understanding and competency in; mathematics, statistics, or computer science. The requirement may be satisfied by exam or by taking an approved course. Course work used to satisfy Quantitative Reasoning must be completed with a letter grade of C- or higher. For information on taking the QR exam, including the Zoom link to take the exam please contact vickyalee [at] berkeley [dot] edu.


Undergraduate Calendar

Our undergraduate calendar shows important dates in the coming semester for undergraduate students.


Undergraduate Math & Applied Math Major Mailing List

Any undergraduate student majoring or intending to major in Math or Applied Math may apply for mailing list membership by sending an empty message to undergrads+subscribe [at] math [dot] berkeley [dot] edu from their bMail account.