MATHEMATICS

MATH-022
Basic Algebra (2)

Course Level: Undergraduate

An introduction to algebra. Includes a review of integer and rational numbers; solving linear equations in one or two variables; word problems; polynomials and rational expressions; radicals; the quadratic formula; and some graphing techniques. Usually offered every term. Note: Intended for students with inadequate preparation for other courses in mathematics. No academic credit is received for this course, nor does it fulfill the mathematics requirement for any degree program. Credit equivalent is listed only for the purpose of determining full-time student status.

MATH-095

Course Level: Undergraduate

MATH-096
Selected Topics: Non-recurring (0)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated with different topic.

MATH-099

Course Level: Graduate

MATH-150
Finite Mathematics (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Review of algebra, sets, linear equations and inequalities, nonlinear inequalities, interest problems, systems of linear equations, functions and graphs, and elementary data analysis. Usually offered every term. Prerequisite: three years of high school mathematics or equivalent. Note: For students who need extra work on mathematical skills. No credit toward mathematics major. Students may not receive credit for more than one course numbered MATH-15x.

MATH-151
Finite Mathematics (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Review of algebra, sets, linear equations and inequalities, nonlinear inequalities, interest problems, systems of linear equations, functions and graphs, and elementary data analysis. Usually offered every term. 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.

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.

MATH-155
Elementary Mathematical Models

Course Level: Undergraduate

Study of mathematical subjects including linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions, in the context of difference equations models. Emphasizes concepts and applications using numerical, graphical, and theoretical methods. Also includes an introduction to the mathematical subject of chaos. Usually offered every term. 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.

MATH-160
Applied Precalculus (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Fundamentals of algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions with emphasis on applications to problems in business and economics and the natural sciences. Usually offered every term. Prerequisite: three years of high school mathematics or equivalent. Note: Intended primarily for students planning to take MATH-211 Applied Calculus I. No credit toward mathematics major. Students may not receive credit toward a degree for both MATH-160 and MATH-170.

MATH-170
Precalculus Mathematics (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Fundamentals of algebraic, logarithmic, exponential, and trigonometric functions. Usually offered every term. Prerequisite: three years of high school mathematics, or MATH-15x, or permission of department. Note: Intended primarily for students planning to take MATH-221 Calculus I. Students may not receive credit toward a degree for both MATH-160 and MATH-170.

MATH-196
Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

MATH-211
Applied Calculus I (4)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Functions, differentiation, and integration. Applications to several areas, especially business. Usually offered every term. Prerequisite: MATH-160 or MATH-170, or four years of high school mathematics. Note: Credit toward a major in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics requires departmental approval. Students may not receive credit toward a degree for both MATH-211 and MATH-221.

MATH-221
Calculus I (4)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Real numbers; coordinate systems; functions; limits and continuity; differentiation and applications; trigonometric functions; indefinite and definite integration and applications; fundamental theorem of integral calculus. Usually offered every term. Prerequisite: MATH-170 or four years of high school mathematics. Note: Students may not receive credit toward a degree for both MATH-221 and MATH-211.

MATH-222
Calculus II (4)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Techniques of integration, calculus of exponential and logarithmic functions, infinite series, power series representations, and analytic geometry. Usually offered every term. Prerequisite: MATH-211 or MATH-221, or permission of department.

MATH-294

Course Level: Undergraduate

MATH-296
Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

MATH-310
Linear Algebra (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Vector spaces, systems of linear equations, solutions by matrices, determinants, linear transformations, and algebraic forms. Usually offered every spring and summer. Prerequisite: MATH-222 (may be taken concurrently).

MATH-313
Calculus III (4)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Vectors, functions of several variables, partial differentiation, and multiple integrals. Usually offered every term. Prerequisite: MATH-222.

MATH-321
Differential Equations (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

First order equations, linear equations of higher order, solutions in series, Laplace transforms, numerical methods, and applications to mechanics, electrical circuits, and biology. Usually offered every fall. Prerequisite: MATH-310 and MATH-313, both of which may be taken concurrently.

MATH-345
Introduction to Game Theory (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

This course explores applications such as auctions, firm competition, and voting with mathematical analysis. It includes Nash equilibrium, subgame perfect equilibrium, evolutionary stability, repeated games, signaling, mechanism design, uncertainty, and behavioral game theory. Meets with ECON-345. Usually offered every fall. Prerequisite: ECON-200, and MATH-211 or MATH-221. Note: this course does not fulfill the University Mathematics Requirement.

MATH-360
Tools of Scientific Computing (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Designed to teach scientific rigor in the use of computers and/or computational tools. Techniques from mathematics are introduced which lead to efficient algorithm design, algorithm analysis, data classification, data manipulation, and scientific computation. Includes data types, induction, recursion, sorting, searching, summation, optimization, asymptotic analysis, basic number theory, discrete probability, and parallel computing. Meets with MATH-360. Usually offered every fall. Prerequisite: CSC-280, CSC-281, MATH-221, and MATH-222.

MATH-390
Independent Reading Course in Mathematics (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Prerequisite: permission of instructor and department chair.

MATH-391
Internship (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Prerequisite: permission of instructor and department chair.

MATH-396
Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

MATH-428
Competitive Mathematics (1)

Course Level: Undergraduate

This course prepares students for competitions in mathematics, in particular the William Lowell Putnam Mathematics Competition. The class studies how to approach problems that may at first appear impossible. Students become familiar with techniques from diverse areas of mathematics to attack these problems. Usually offered every fall. Prerequisite: MATH-222.

MATH-490
Independent Study Project in Mathematics (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Prerequisite: permission of instructor and department chair.

MATH-491
Internship (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Prerequisite: permission of instructor and department chair.

MATH-496
Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

MATH-501
Probability (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Algebra of sets; probability in discrete sample spaces; combinatorial analysis; random variables; binomial, Poisson, normal, and other distributions; and applications. Usually offered every fall. Prerequisite: MATH-313 (may be taken concurrently) or permission of instructor.

MATH-503
Foundations of Mathematics (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

An introduction to the proof-based methodology of advanced mathematics courses, with emphasis on the fundamentals of logic and set theory (truth-tables and quantifiers, Boolean operations, functions, relations, and cardinality); elementary number theory (mathematical induction and modular arithmetic), and structural properties of the fields of real and complex numbers. Usually offered every term. Prerequisite: MATH-222.

MATH-504
Advanced Calculus of Several Variables (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Vector-functions of several variables, limits and continuity, differentials and tangent plane, implicit and inverse functions, line and surface integrals, gradient, divergent, curl, Stoke's and Green's theorems. Usually offered alternate springs (odd years). Prerequisite: MATH-310 and MATH-313 and MATH-503, or permission of instructor.

MATH-505
Mathematical Logic (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

The mathematical study of the scope and limits of deductive reasoning with special attention to propositional and first order logic, leading to results concerning completeness, compactness, and the existence of decision procedures for various logical systems, culminating in the incompleteness theorems of Godel. Usually offered alternate falls (even years). Prerequisite: MATH-503 or permission of instructor.

MATH-510
Geometry (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Euclidean and non-Euclidean (spherical, elliptic and hyperbolic) geometries from axiomatic and analytic points of view. Includes isometrics, transformation groups, symmetry groups, quadratic forms, projective geometry, as well as some historical background. Usually offered alternate falls (even years). Prerequisite: MATH-310 or equivalent.

MATH-512
Introduction to Modern Algebra (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

An introduction to the study of abstract algebraic structures. Includes groups, subgroup, quotient groups, homomorphisms, rings, ideals, fields, and group actions and Sylow theory. Usually offered every fall. Prerequisite: MATH-503 or permission of instructor.

MATH-513
Rings and Fields (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

An advanced study of rings and fields with a focus on polynomials and their roots. Includes ring theory, factorization, polynomials, field theory, ruler and compass constructions, Galois theory, and solvability of polynomials. Usually offered alternate springs (odd years). Prerequisite: MATH-512.

MATH-515
Number Theory (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Divisibility, fundamental theorem of arithmetic, congruences, arithmetic functions, Diophantine equations, quadratic residues, sums of squares, and partitions. Usually offered alternate falls. Prerequisite: MATH-503 or permission of instructor.

MATH-520
Introduction to Analysis (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

This course develops the foundations of mathematical analysis by focusing on the real numbers as a complete ordered field, infinite sequences and series, limits and continuity, and key theorems of the differential and integral calculus. Usually offered every fall. Prerequisite: MATH-503 or permission of instructor.

MATH-521
Measure Theory and Integration (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

This course presents the fundamental concepts and techniques of measure theory. It includes Borel sets, measures, measurable sets and functions, integrals as measures, Lp spaces, modes of convergence, and decomposition and generation of measures (including product measure). Usually offered alternate springs (even years). Prerequisite: MATH-503 and MATH-520 or permission of instructor.

MATH-540
Topology (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Topological spaces, continuity, compactness, connectedness, and metric spaces. Usually offered alternate falls (odd years). Prerequisite: MATH-503 or permission of instructor.

MATH-550
Complex Variables (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Complex functions, Cauchy's theorem and integral formulae, Taylor and Laurent series, residue calculus and contour integration, and conformal mapping. Usually offered every spring. Prerequisite: MATH-313 and MATH-503, or permission of instructor.

MATH-551
Partial Differential Equations (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Fourier series, orthonormal systems, wave equation, vibrating strings and membranes, heat equation, Laplace's equation, harmonic and Green functions. Usually offered alternate springs (odd years). Prerequisite: MATH-321.

MATH-560
Numerical Analysis: Basic Problems (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Computer arithmetic and error analysis in computation, matrix decomposition methods in solving systems of linear equations and linear least squares problems, polynomial approximation and polynomial data fitting, iterative algorithms for solving nonlinear equations, and numerical differentiation and integration. Usually offered alternate falls (even years). Prerequisite: CSC-280, MATH-222, and MATH-310, or permission of instructor.

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.

MATH-580
Topics in Mathematics (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Topics include foundations/set theory/logic, matrix theory, algebraic topology, measure and integration, functional analysis, ring theory, modern geometry, and advanced modern linear algebra. Usually offered every spring.

MATH-585
Mathematics Education (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Curriculum construction and program design, instructional effectiveness, and methods and technology for teaching mathematics. Different approaches for students with a variety of mathematical and cultural backgrounds. Required of all students in mathematics education. Usually offered every fall. Prerequisite: MATH-223.

MATH-590
Independent Reading Course in Mathematics (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Prerequisite: permission of instructor and department chair.

MATH-596
Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

MATH-601
Harmonic Analysis (3)

Course Level: Graduate

Harmonic analysis on the circle, the real line, and on groups. The main concepts are: periodic functions, Fourier series, Fourier transform and spherical harmonics. The course includes a brief account of the necessary ingredients from the theory of the Lebesgue integral. Usually offered alternate springs. Prerequisite: MATH-310, MATH-313, and MATH-503, or permission of instructor.

MATH-680
Advanced Topics in Mathematics (3)

Course Level: Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Intensive courses in a specialized area of mathematics.

MATH-685
Practicum in Mathematics Education (3)

Course Level: Graduate

May be repeated for credit but not in the same term. Seminar course in researching, implementing, and writing in publishable form an innovative teaching methodology, educational contribution, or internship in cooperating school system, college, or other organization involving teaching. Required of all students in the Ph.D. program in mathematics education. Usually offered alternate springs (odd years).

MATH-690
Independent Study Project in Mathematics (1-6)

Course Level: Graduate

Prerequisite: permission of instructor and department chair.

MATH-691
In-Service Training (1-6)

Course Level: Graduate

MATH-696
Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

MATH-796
Selected Topics: Non-Recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

MATH-797
Master's Thesis Research (1-6)

Course Level: Graduate

Usually offered every term. May be taken SP/UP only.

MATH-COMP

Course Level: Undergraduate