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MATH-154 Great Ideas in Mathematics (4)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Great Ideas in Mathematics (4) This course explores a sample of beautiful branches of modern mathematics, concentrating on conceptual underpinnings rather than technical aspects. Includes study of infinity, number theory, fractals, and modern geometry, among other mathematical ideas. The course focuses on verbal and written communication skills and problem solving. Note: Registration eligibility determined by appropriate score on the Mathematics Placement test. No credit toward mathematics major. Students may not receive credit for more than one course numbered MATH-15x.