Advanced Standing Exams

 

FALL 2020 Advanced Standing Examinations

The School of Mathematics is planning to offer Advanced Standing Exams in a limited number of classes in Fall 2020.  Advanced Standing Exams will be offered for MATH 1551, 1552, 1553, 1554, 2550, 2551.

DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, ADVANCED STANDING EXAMS FOR FALL 2020 MAY BE ADMINISTERED AS PROCTORED ONLINE EXAMS.  See below for details.

Please note that requests for advanced standing exams for Fall 2020 will be accepted for consideration only if received no later than Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

Please note that requests for advanced standing exams for 2021 and beyond will be accepted for consideration only if received no later than two weeks prior to the final exam period in a given term.  For Spring 2021, the deadline is Thursday, April 15th. For Summer 2021, the deadline is Thursday, July 15.  Your request will be evaluated by the Math Academic Office.

See the Registrar's page information to find the appropriate form at:

Advanced Standing Exams

Email the Academic Office with questions or concerns. You may email the form as an attachment to academics@math.gatech.edu.

  • DO NOT pay until you get permission from the Math Academic Office to take the exam.
  • A student cannot take an advanced standing exam if he/she has taken the course at Georgia Tech and made a D or failed it.
  • A student must be in good standing at the request date and at the exam date.
  • A student must currently be enrolled in classes at Georgia Tech during the term of the advanced standing exam.
  • A student could not be enrolled in the course for which the exam is requested for more than 1 week.
  • Advanced Standing exams are not given for MATH 2106, 3235, 3236, 3406 or for 4000-level Math courses. For Fall 2020, Advanced Standing Exams will be offered for MATH 1551, 1552, 1553, 1554, 2550, 2551.   Requests for Advanced Standing Exams in other math courses will be considered, but the request may be denied.  Decisions regarding such requests will be made by October 15, 2020.
  • The MATH 1553 Advanced Standing exam will not satisfy the graduation requirements for a CS Degree.
  • Students who have credit for MATH 1553 cannot take an Advanced Standing exam for MATH 1554. 

Proctoring of Fall 2020 Advanced Standing Exams

One of these two methods will be used.  The method used is not yet determined.  The School of Math will post the method at a later time.

Method 1. Exams will be proctored online in a live session by School of Mathematics faculty.  

This method requires students to have:

  • RELIABLE INTERNET SERVICE
  • A COMPUTER
  • A WEB CAMERA
  • A PHOTO ID
  • A DEVICE TO SCAN OR TAKE A PICTURE OF YOUR EXAM PAPERS
  • A MEANS OF UPLOADING THE SCANNED PAPERS OR PHOTOS TO THE NAMED GT SITE.

Please note that while we will maintain privacy as much as possible, students who register for this exam will be asked to agree to a FERPA release.  

Exams will be proctored online in a live session by School of Mathematics faculty.  All exams will be held at a set time to be announced on the specified dates.  NO MAKEUP TIMES ARE AVAILABLE.  If you register for an exam, please be sure that you will have uninterrupted internet access at that date and time.

Method 2. Digital Proctoring through Honorlock.

The following are required of students: Please refer to these important Honorlock technical requirements: 

  • Students must have a broadband internet connection 
  • Students must have a webcam and microphone 
  • Students must have a secure private location to take an exam 
  • Students will be asked to provide a picture ID and take a picture of themselves via a webcam as part of the exam process 
  • Honorlock is not compatible with Linux OS, Virtual Machines, tablets, or smartphones 
  • Honorlock requires the installation of Google Chrome and the Honorlock Chrome extension