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MATHEMATICS

MATH-570
History of Mathematics (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

This course surveys aspects of historical development of mathematics from ancient to modern times and examines the ideological, social, and cultural forces which shaped this development. By providing historical continuity, the course interrelates and unifies the major subject areas such as algebra, calculus and analysis, geometry, number theory, probability, set theory, and the foundation of mathematics. Usually offered alternate springs (even years). Prerequisite: MATH-222.