Courses

MATH 100 Intermediate Algebra Credits: 3

Numbers and their arithmetic properties, introduction to elementary algebra including exponents and radicals, elementary geometry and formulas, linear and quadratic functions and their graphs, and equations with two unknowns. Grades are not counted toward GPA. Does not fulfill Arts and Sciences mathematics requirement. Does not count toward graduation.

MATH 110 College Algebra Credits: 3

Review of elementary algebra, solution of equations, functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, inequalities, systems of linear equations, equations of second degree and their graphs, binomial theorem, complex numbers, and polynomials. Credit will not be given for both MATH 110 and MATH 120.

Prerequisite: MATH 100 (B- or higher), or ALEKS assessment score of 51% or higher.

MATH 116 Mathematics For Liberal Arts Credits: 3

A survey of elementary mathematics covering such topics as: logic, sets, counting methods, introduction to probability theory, introductory statistics, plane and coordinate geometry. The course will emphasize mathematical concepts and does not require the level of computational skill of College Algebra. Topics from the history of mathematics will be presented as well as the influence of mathematics on a variety of disciplines.

Prerequisites: Three units of high school mathematics Algebra I and higher.

MATH 120 Precalculus Credits: 5

Review of elementary algebra, solution of equations, functions, inequalities, systems of linear equations, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, triangles, equations of second degree and their graphs, binomial theorem, complex numbers, and polynomials. Credit will be given for either MATH 110 or MATH 120, and for either MATH 120 or MATH 125.

Prerequisites: MATH 100 (B- or higher), or ALEKS assessment of 56% or higher.

MATH 125 Trigonometry Credits: 2

Trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, triangles, and complex numbers. Credit will be given for either MATH 120 or MATH 125.

Prerequisites: MATH 110 (C- or higher), or ALEKS assessment score of 63% or higher.

MATH 130 Mathematics for Teachers: Number Systems Credits: 3

Designed for elementary school teachers. A constructive development of the real number system beginning with the system of whole numbers; concepts from elementary number theory; applications of quantitative systems to problems in discrete mathematics.

Prerequisites: High school algebra and geometry.

MATH 140 Mathematics for Teachers: Elementary Geometry Credits: 3

Designed for elementary school teachers. A development from informal geometric concepts to elements of the Euclidean deductive system; groups of congruence transformations, similarity transformations and symmetries; coordinate systems and vectors.

Prerequisites: High school algebra and geometry.

MATH 202 Analytic Geometry Credits: 3

Coordinate plane, lines, circles, the parabola, the ellipse, the hyperbola, transformation of coordinates, equations of the second degree, curve sketching, polar coordinates and parametric equations, complex numbers, vectors and vector operations, and solid analytic geometry.

Prerequisites: MATH 110 (or 4 units of high school math).

Co-requisites: MATH 125.

MATH 204 Mathematics for Teachers: Mathematical Immersion Credits: 3

Adaptable for elementary-, middle-, or secondary-school mathematics teachers. Intensive problem solving experience. Develop confidence and enthusiasm about recognizing mathematics reasoning in oneself and in students. Combat mathematics anxiety and myths. Encourage flexibility in the mathematical knowledge of teacher candidates.

Prerequisites: MATH 120 or MATH 130 or MATH 140 or any MATH course 200 or above.

MATH 205 Discrete Mathematics Credits: 3

Logic, sets, and functions. Algorithms, especially integer algorithms. Methods of proof, especially induction and recursion, counting principles, and discrete probability. Relations and partial ordering with applications. Graphs, circuits, and paths.

Prerequisites: MATH 110 (or 4 units of high school math).

MATH 206 Brief Calculus And Matrix Algebra Credits: 3

Brief review of selected topics in algebra. Introduction to matrix algebra. Introduction to differential calculus and optimization. Applications to problems in business.

Prerequisites: MATH 110 (C- or higher), or ALEKS assessment score of 63% or higher.

MATH 210 Calculus I Credits: 4

Functions and graphs, rational, trigonometric, exponential functions, composite and inverse functions, limits and continuity, differentiation and its applications, integration and its applications.

Prerequisites: MATH 120 (C- or higher), or both MATH 110 and MATH 125 (C- or higher), or ALEKS assessment score of 76% or higher.

MATH 214 Mathematics for Teachers: Algebra Credits: 3

Designed for middle school mathematics teachers. Algebraic reasoning, patterns and inductive reasoning, arithmetic and algebra of integers, algebraic systems, algebraic modeling in geometry, axiomatic mathematics.

Prerequisites: MATH 110, MATH 130, MATH 140 (or MATH 224).

MATH 216 Calculus for Biological Sciences Credits: 4

Introductory calculus designed for students in health and biological sciences. Topics include functions, limits and continuity, trigonometric functions, differentiation and its applications, integration, mathematical modeling, and discrete dynamical systems. Group projects are an integral part of this course. Credit will not be given for both MATH 216 and MATH 210.

Prerequisites: MATH 120 (C- or higher), or both MATH 110 and MATH 125 (C- or higher), or ALEKS assessment score of 76% or higher.

MATH 220 Calculus II Credits: 4

Techniques of integration, applications of the definite integral, improper integrals, sequences and series, power series. Taylor series and convergence, analytic geometry in calculus.

Prerequisites: MATH 210 (or MATH 216).

MATH 224 Mathematics for Teachers: Geometry Credits: 3

Designed for middle school mathematics teachers to connect middle school and college mathematics. Geometric reasoning, Euclidean geometry, congruence, area and volume, similarity, rigid motions and symmetry, vectors and transformations, some other geometries. Recommended Preparation: MATH 140.

Prerequisites: MATH 110, MATH 130.

MATH 226 Biomath II: Statistics and Modeling Credits: 3

Calculus-based statistics and modeling designed for students in the biological sciences or mathematics majors interested in the application of mathematics to these sciences. Topics include introductory ordinary differential equations, continuous dynamical systems, stochastic modeling, elementary probability, random variables, binomial distributions, Poisson distributions, normal distributions, point estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, ANOVA, and regression. Credit will be given for either MATH 226 or STAT 235 (or STAT 236).

Prerequisites: MATH 210 (or MATH 216).

MATH 244 Mathematics for Teachers: Calculus Credits: 4

Designed for elementary-and middle-school mathematics teachers. Elementary calculus, beginning with sequences and series, proceeding to functions, limits, continuity, differentiation and integration. Focus on concepts and applications with a discovery and inquiry approach.

Prerequisites: MATH 120 (or four units of high school mathematics including Trigonometry, or MATH 110 and MATH 125).

MATH 250 Calculus III Credits: 4

Vectors, solid analytic geometry, vector functions and multiple variable functions, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, line and surface integrals with applications.

Prerequisites: MATH 220.

MATH 266 Accelerated Calculus I Credits: 4

An accelerated first course in calculus focusing on application of differential calculus and basic vector and matrix calculations. Enrollment in this course requires permission from the School of Computing and Engineering.

Prerequisites: By Permission after review of: ACT Math 25/four years of high school math including pre-calculus or calculus with an average of B or higher; School of Computing & Engineering Student.

MATH 268 Accelerated Calculus II Credits: 3

An accelerated second course in calculus focusing on application of integral calculus, analytic geometry, and vector analysis.

Prerequisites: MATH 266; School of Computing & Engineering Student.

MATH 300 Linear Algebra I Credits: 3

Linear equations, matrix algebra, real vector spaces, linear transformations, determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, orthogonality, and applications.

Prerequisites: MATH 250, (or MATH 220 and COMP-SCI 191).

MATH 301 On Solid Ground: Sets and Proofs Credits: 3

Transition to advanced mathematics, elements of set theory and cardinality of sets, logic, mathematical proof techniques, induction, functions, elementary proofs in various subjects such as algebra, number theory, calculus, and others as time permits. Satisfies a state requirement for teacher certification.

Prerequisites: MATH 220.

MATH 345 Ordinary Differential Equations Credits: 4

First order equations, linear second order differential equations, Taylor series and power series solutions, Laplace transforms, elementary systems of differential equations, numerical methods, and Fourier series and boundary value problems.

Prerequisites: MATH 250.

MATH 402 Advanced Analysis I Credits: 3

Numerical sequences and completeness of the real numbers, numerical series, continuity and differentiation of real-valued functions of a real variable, integration and the fundamental theorem of calculus.

Prerequisites: MATH 250, MATH 301.

MATH 406 Partial Differential Equations Credits: 3

Separation of variables, boundary value problems, Fourier series and integrals, wave equation, heat equation, potential equation, problems in several dimensions, and Bessel's differential equation.

Prerequisites: MATH 345 (or E&C-ENGR 241, or MEC-ENGR 272).

MATH 407 Introduction to Complex Variables Credits: 3

Complex numbers, complex differentiation, elementary functions, contour integration and the Cauchy integral formula, Taylor series and Laurent series, residue calculus and its applications, and special functions.

Prerequisites: MATH 250, a 300-level MATH course (or E&C-ENGR 241, or MEC-ENGR 272).

MATH 410 Modern Algebra Credits: 3

Groups, rings, integral domains, fields and polynomial rings.

Prerequisites: MATH 300, MATH 301.

MATH 412 Advanced Analysis II Credits: 3

Topics in advanced analysis such as sequences and series of functions, power series and elementary functions, Fourier series, metric spaces, analysis in Euclidean spaces, or advanced integration.

Prerequisites: MATH 402.

MATH 414 Mathematics for Secondary Teachers: Algebra and Analysis Credits: 3

Designed for secondary-school teachers. Examine high school mathematics from a higher point of view. Real and complex numbers, functions, algebraic structures of equations, integers and polynomials, number system structures; analyses of alternate approaches, extensions, and applications of mathematical ideas, discussion of historical contexts and connections between ideas that may have been studied separately in different courses, relationships of ideas studied in secondary-school to those students may encounter in later study. When taken for graduate credit as MATH 5514, an extra project is required.

Prerequisites: MATH 300, MATH 301.

MATH 420 Linear Algebra II Credits: 3

The topics of MATH 300 are expanded and presented in the context of vector spaces over a field, with rigorous justification. Vector spaces and linear transformations, determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, inner product spaces and orthogonality.

Prerequisites: MATH 300, MATH 301.

MATH 424 Mathematics for Secondary Teachers: Geometry Credits: 3

Designed for secondary-school teachers. Examine high school mathematics from a higher point of view. Congruence, distance and similarity, trigonometry, area and volume, axiomatics and Euclidean geometry; analyses of alternate approaches, extensions, and applications of mathematical ideas, discussion of historical contexts and connections between ideas that may have been studied separately in different courses, relationships of ideas studied in secondary-school to those students may encounter in later study. When taken for graduate credit as MATH 5524, an extra project is required.

Prerequisites: MATH 300, MATH 301.

MATH 430 Numerical Analysis I Credits: 3

Error analysis, solutions of equations of one variable, interpolation and polynomial approximation, numerical integration and differentiation, numerical solutions of initial-value problems.

Prerequisites: MATH 250 (or E&C-ENGR 241, or MEC-ENGR 272).

MATH 434 Introduction to Scientific Computing Credits: 3

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to numerical methods used in scientific computing. It focuses on solving math models arising from other fields such as physics, engineering, biology, and economics. The topics include mathematical foundations, numerical linear algebra, finite difference method, finite volume method, finite element method, and parallel computing.

Prerequisites: MATH 300 or COMP-SCI 393.

MATH 440 Numerical Analysis II Credits: 3

Direct and iterative methods for solving linear systems, introduction to approximation theory, approximating eigenvalues and eigenvectors, solution of systems of nonlinear equations.

Prerequisites: MATH 300, MATH 430.

MATH 444 Modern Geometries Credits: 3

Modern axiomatic development of Euclidean geometry and neutral geometry, followed by examination of non-Euclidean geometries; geometric transformations, and other geometries as time permits. Satisfies a state requirement for teacher certification.

Prerequisites: MATH 300, MATH 301.

MATH 464WI History Of Mathematics Credits: 3

Topics in the History of Mathematics from Babylonian times through the invention and consolidation of Calculus, with some modern subjects as time permits. The course will emphasize proofs, ideas, and arguments as given in original sources (in translation) from around the world and throughout history. In this writing intensive course, one or two term papers, in addition to several short essays and historical proof explications are required. A field trip will be taken to the Linda Hall Library Rare Book Room. This course is of special interest to secondary mathematics teachers as well as mathematics majors.

Prerequisites: MATH 301, RooWriter.

MATH 469 Mathematical Modeling Credits: 3

This course introduces analytical and numerical techniques for modeling and analysis of real-world problems in areas such as economics, engineering, biology and physics. It is designed for students with basic knowledge of linear algebra and differential equations. Interdisciplinary modeling projects are the integral part of this course.

Prerequisites: MATH 300 (or COMP-SCI 393) and MATH 345 (or MEC-ENGR 272).

MATH 490 Special Topics Credits: 1-3

Selected topics in various fields of mathematics. May be repeated for credit when the topic varies.

MATH 496 Internship/Practical Training in Mathematics or Statistics Credits: 1-3

This course provides an internship or other practical training arrangement using mathematics or statistics in an industrial, academic or other professional setting. Department approval of internship experience or practical experience required.

Prerequisites: MATH 250.

Cross Listings: STAT 496.