Fernando’s Notes for Majors in Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences

One of the messages we hear from alumni is that they would have liked to have some guidance as to what electives would have been most useful for them. To some extent, that is asking us to predict the future: we don’t really know what you will need. But it is certainly possible to list a few basic recommendations. I’ve never been shy about sharing my opinions with the world, so here goes.

These are my recommendations, not the department’s. But I suspect a lot of my colleagues would agree with much of this.