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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Hi, all. I'm currently in a graduate program in philosophy and simultaneously doing work in mathematics. Since I've not experienced advanced math until now, I have no way to judge how realistic my projected course loads will be. Any input would be useful.

A little about my situation. I'm doing extremely well in my philosophy courses and am not terribly concerned about poor performance in my current program. I'm currently starting the calc sequence and am taking a transition to advanced math course. Next semester I will do a course covering the first seven or so chapters Baby Rudin, Calculus II, and Modern Algebra. This seems a reasonable load to me.

The semester after will cover Linear Algebra, a graduate-level course in Analysis (we use Royden), undergraduate mathematical logic, and Calculus III. Linear Algebra I expect to be no more difficult than Modern. Analysis will be the toughest. Multivariable calculus, I understand, will be the most difficult of the sequence, but my plan is to prepare some the summer before. Again, nothing about this course load seems prima facie unreasonable (even including my philosophy coursework).

After crossing over into a graduate program in mathematics, I'd likely do courses, say, like graduate-level Algebra, metamathematics, and complex analysis. Would doing these three courses in the same semester be possible? Again, I would have some time to prepare the summer before.

I really just have no way to judge difficulty or load potential, except from what I'm doing now. In addition to my math courses, I'm enrolled in another 3 units of undergraduate philosophy (clearing up a prerequisite), and 6 units of graduate work. I'm doing just fine.

Any advice on this would help, even if it's out of left field. Thanks!

A little about my situation. I'm doing extremely well in my philosophy courses and am not terribly concerned about poor performance in my current program. I'm currently starting the calc sequence and am taking a transition to advanced math course. Next semester I will do a course covering the first seven or so chapters Baby Rudin, Calculus II, and Modern Algebra. This seems a reasonable load to me.

The semester after will cover Linear Algebra, a graduate-level course in Analysis (we use Royden), undergraduate mathematical logic, and Calculus III. Linear Algebra I expect to be no more difficult than Modern. Analysis will be the toughest. Multivariable calculus, I understand, will be the most difficult of the sequence, but my plan is to prepare some the summer before. Again, nothing about this course load seems prima facie unreasonable (even including my philosophy coursework).

After crossing over into a graduate program in mathematics, I'd likely do courses, say, like graduate-level Algebra, metamathematics, and complex analysis. Would doing these three courses in the same semester be possible? Again, I would have some time to prepare the summer before.

I really just have no way to judge difficulty or load potential, except from what I'm doing now. In addition to my math courses, I'm enrolled in another 3 units of undergraduate philosophy (clearing up a prerequisite), and 6 units of graduate work. I'm doing just fine.

Any advice on this would help, even if it's out of left field. Thanks!