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MATHEMATICS

MATH-154
Great Ideas in Mathematics (4)

Course Level: Undergraduate

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. Prerequisite: three years of high school mathematics or equivalent. Note: No credit toward mathematics major. Students may not receive credit for more than one course numbered MATH-15x.