UNDERGRADUATE COURSES
A grade of C or better is required for prerequisite courses.
MATH 098 Introductory Algebra 4(4-0)
Review of elementary algebraic operations including factoring and operations with fractions. Introduction to graphing, including graphs of lines. Solutions to linear and quadratic equations. This course does not count toward graduation. Prerequisite: Satisfactory placement exam score. (S/U grading). (F,S,SS)
MATH 099 Intermediate Algebra 4(4-0)
A course designed to broaden and deepen algebraic problem-solving skills. Topics include systems of equations, exponents, radicals, complex numbers, quadratic equations, factoring polynomials, function notation and graphs (S/U grading). This course does not count toward graduation. Prerequisite: Satisfactory placement exam score. One year of high school algebra. (F,S,SS)
MATH 109 Mathematical Explorations 3(3-0)
Emphasis on quantitative reasoning and problem solving. Topics chosen from logic, sets, algebra, linear programming, probability, statistics, number theory, geometry, and counting techniques. Prerequisites: Satisfactory placement exam score. MATH 099 or one year of high school algebra or equivalent. (F,S,SS)
MATH 121 College Algebra 4(4-0)
Solutions of algebraic equations, graphs of rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations, matrices, and determinants. Prerequisites: Satisfactory placement exam score. Math 099 or two years of high school algebra or equivalent. (F,S,SS)
MATH 122 College Trigonometry 3(3-0)
Trigonometric and circular functions, identities, inverse functions, vectors, complex numbers. Prerequisites: MATH 121 or equivalent. (*)
MATH 124 Pre-calculus Math 5(5-0)
Polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions; solution of systems of equations; trigonometric, circular and certain special functions. Prerequisites: Satisfactory placement exam score. Two years of high school algebra or equivalent. (F,S)
MATH 126 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 5(5-0)
Introduction to limits, continuity, differentiation and integration with selected applications. Prerequisites: Satisfactory placement exam score. MATH 124 or equivalent. (F,S)
MATH 131 Algebra/Trigonometry for Engineering Technology I 4(4-0)
Integrated sequence (131-132) covering topics in algebra, trigonometry, and analytic geometry, with engineering applications. Prerequisites: Satisfactory placement exam score. Two years of high school algebra or equivalent. (F)
MATH 132 Algebra/Trigonometry for Engineering Technology II 4(4-0)
Continuation of MATH 131. Prerequisites: Satisfactory placement exam score. MATH 131. (S)
MATH 156 Introduction to Statistics 3(3-0)
Introduction to data analysis. Binomial and normal models. Sample statistics, confidence intervals, hypothesis tests, linear regression and correlation, and chisquare tests. Prerequisites: Satisfactory placement exam score. Math 099 or one year of high school algebra or equivalent. (F,S,SS)
MATH 207 Matrix and Vector Algebra with Applications 2(2-0)
Systems of equations, matrix representation of systems, solution of systems, inverses, determinants, and Cramer’s Rule. Vectors, scalar and cross-products, applications to two- and three- dimensional geometry. Prerequisite: MATH 124 or equivalent. Corequisite: Majors and minors should take this course concurrently with MATH 224 or MATH 325. (F,S)
MATH 209 Symmetry 3(3-0)
Liberal arts course exploring the mathematical world of symmetry. Topics include isometrics, Euclidean geometry, tiling theory, group theory, and fractals. Prerequisite: Satisfactory placement exam score. One year of high school geometry or permission of instructor. (*)
MATH 220 Quantitative Analysis for Business 4(4-0)
An introduction to quantitative methods required for business studies, includes a brief introduction to the Calculus. Prerequisites: Satisfactory placement exam score. MATH 121 or equivalent. (F,S,SS)
MATH 221 Applied Calculus: An Intuitive Approach 4(4-0)
Non-rigorous introduction to calculus with emphasis on applications and modeling in the life sciences, social and behavioral sciences and business. Prerequisites: Satisfactory placement exam score. MATH 121 or equivalent. (F,S)
MATH 224 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 5(5-0)
Differentiation and integration of trigonometric, logarithmic, and other transcendental functions. Infinite sequences and series, parametric representation of curves, and selected applications. Prerequisite: MATH 126. Corequisite: Majors and minors should take this course concurrently with MATH 207. (F,S)
MATH 231 Calculus for Engineering Technology I 3(3-0)
Integrated sequence (231-232) covering topics in differential and integral calculus with emphasis on engineering applications. Prerequisites: Satisfactory placement exam score. MATH 132, 124, or equivalent. (F)
MATH 232 Calculus for Engineering Technology II 3(3-0)
Continuation of MATH 231. Prerequisite: MATH 231. (S)
MATH 242 Introduction to Computation with MATLAB 4(3-2)
Introduction to mathematical computation using MATLAB. Includes projects in numerical, graphical and symbolic computation. Loops, conditionals, functions, scripts, recursion, errors, program testing and documentation. Prerequisite: MATH 124. (F)
MATH 256 Probability for Engineers and Scientists 3(3-0)
A calculus-based introduction to applied probability and stochastic processes. An intuitive study of random variables, special distributions, expectations, and limit theorems. Prerequisite: MATH 224 or permission of instructor. (S)
MATH 291 Special Topics (1-3 VAR)
Prerequisites: permission of instructor and approval of the department chair. (F,S)
MATH 295 Independent Study (1-3 VAR)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (F,S)
MATH 307 Introduction to Linear Algebra 4(4-0)
A rigorous development of vector spaces and linear transformations. Prerequisites: MATH 207 and MATH 224 and knowledge of a programming language. (F,S)
MATH 320 Introductory Discrete Mathematics 3(3-0)
Introduction to discrete structures with emphasis on logic and proof. Topics selected from graph theory, boolean algebra, combinatorics, binary relations, set theory, functions and sequences. Prerequisites: a grade of C or better in MATH 224 and MATH 207. (*)
MATH 325 Intermediate Calculus 3(3-0)
Continuation of MATH 224. Vector valued functions and multivariable calculus. Prerequisites: MATH 224 or equivalent. Corequisite: Majors and minors who have not yet completed MATH 207 must enroll in MATH 207 concurrently with MATH 325. (F)
MATH 327 Abstract Algebra 4(4-0)
Introduction to groups, rings, and fields and their elementary properties. Prerequisites: MATH 307 and 3 additional upper division mathematics courses. (S)
MATH 330 Introduction to Higher Geometry 3(3-0)
Euclidean, hyperbolic, finite, and transformation geometries, models, and constructions. Prerequisite: MATH 224 or permission of instructor. (S)
MATH 337 Differential Equations I 3(3-0)
First order differential equations, homogeneous and non-homogenous linear differential equations, introduction to the Laplace transform, applications. Prerequisite: MATH 224 or equivalent. (S)
MATH 338 Differential Equations II 3(3-0)
Linear systems, existence and uniqueness of solutions, non-linear equations, series solutions, orthogonal sets of functions. Fourier series, boundary value problems, partial differential equations and applications. Prerequisite: recommend MATH 325. (*)
MATH 342 Introduction to Numerical Analysis 3(3-0)
Numerical solutions of polynomial, differential, integral, and other equations using the computer. Prerequisites: MATH 207 and a programming language, or permission of instructor. (*)
MATH 345 Algorithms and Data Structures 4(3-2)
An introduction to data structures, sorting, searching, recurrence relations and performance measures. Algorithms will be studied analytically and through computer implementation. Prerequisites: MATH 207, MATH 224 and CIS 253. (*)
MATH 348 Numerical Methods 3(3-0)
Linear and non-linear systems of equations, systems of differential equations and boundary value problems, rational function approximations. Prerequisites: MATH 307 and a programming language. (*)
MATH 350 Probability 3(3-0)
Introduction to probability theory and stochastic processes. Probability spaces, random variables and their distributions, exponential and Poisson processes, limit theorems and applications. Prerequisite: MATH 325. (F)
MATH 356 Statistics for Engineers and Scientists 3(3-0)
Calculus-based introduction to statistical methods. Sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, linear regression, design of experiments using ANOVA. Data analysis with Minitab. Prerequisite: MATH 256 or MATH 350. (S)
MATH 360 Elementary Concepts of Mathematics I 3(3-0)
Development of the real number system and related concepts, including sets, numeration systems, whole numbers, integers, fractions, rational numbers, number theory and algorithms. Prerequisites: Intermediate Algebra, or equivalent. Recommend MATH 156. (F,S)
MATH 361 Elementary Concepts of Mathematics II 3(3-0)
Conceptual development of fractions, rational numbers, geometry, measurement, probability and statistics. Prerequisite: C or better in MATH 360. Recommend MATH 156. (F,S,SS)
MATH 362 Problem Solving for K-6 Teachers 3(3-0)
This course focuses on the process of mathematical problem solving. Students will develop and implement useful heuristics, and reflect on problem solving strategies. Prerequisites: C or better in both MATH 156 and MATH 361, or their equivalents. (F,S)
MATH 411 Introduction to Topology 3(3-0)
An introduction to topological spaces, homeomorphisms, topological properties, and separation axioms. Prerequisite: MATH 320. (*)
MATH 419 Number Theory 3(3-0)
Divisibility, prime numbers, linear congruences, multiplicative functions, cryptology, primitive roots, and quadratic residues. Prerequisite: MATH 307 or MATH 320. (*)
MATH 421 Advanced Calculus I 4(4-0)
An introductory course in real analysis providing a rigorous development of the concepts of elementary calculus. Prerequisites: MATH 307 and 3 additional upper division mathematics courses. (F)
MATH 422 Advanced Calculus II 3(3-0)
Additional topics from elementary real analysis, theory of multivariable calculus, Stieltjes and line integrals. Prerequisite MATH 421. (*)
MATH 425 Complex Variables 3(3-0)
An introduction to complex function theory. Complex numbers, sequences and series, the calculus of complex functions, analytic functions, and conformal mappings. Prerequisite: MATH 325. (*)
MATH 445 Discrete Mathematics 3(3-0)
Topics selected from mathematical reasoning, combinatorial techniques, set theory, binary relations, functions and sequences, algorithm analysis, and discrete analysis. Prerequisites: MATH 224, 307 and knowledge of a programming language. (*)
MATH 456 Design and Analysis of Experiments 3(3-0)
Foundations of experimental design, outline efficient methods to implement experiments, develop statistical methods to sort signal from noise, analysis of variance and response surface models. (*)
MATH 463 History of Mathematics 3(3-0)
Survey of the origins of important mathematical concepts and of the mathematicians responsible for these discoveries. Prerequisites: MATH 307 or MATH 320. (F/O)
MATH 477 Materials and Techniques of Teaching Secondary School Mathematics 4(4-0)
Topics and current issues in secondary mathematics education, including materials development, learning theories, instructional and assessment strategies, curriculum, planning and standards. Field experience required. Prerequisites: Acceptance into Teacher Education Program and Math 307 or Math 320. (F/E)
MATH 480 Tutoring Practicum (1-2 VAR)
Participation in tutoring mathematics in the MLC under the guidance of the MLC Director. May be repeated for a maximum of two credits. Prerequisites: C or better in MATH 224 and permission of MLC Director. (S/U grading) (F,S,SS)
MATH 491 Special Topics (1-3 VAR)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (F,S)
MATH 492 Research (1-3 VAR)
Research project selected by student and supervised by a regular mathematics faculty member. Prerequisite: department approval. (F/S)
MATH 493 Seminar (1-3 VAR)
Prerequisites: senior standing and permission of instructor. (F,S)
MATH 495 Independent Study (1-3 VAR)
Prerequisites: senior standing and permission of instructor. (F,S)
MATH 498 Internship (1-6 VAR)
Work experience using the discipline of mathematics under the direction of the selected organization and a faculty member. Prerequisite: junior or senior standing and permission of the department chair. (S/U grading) (F,S,SS)
GRADUATE COURSES
MATH 501 Foundations of Mathematics 3(3-0)
Sets, logic, axiomatics, mappings and the various sub-systems of the reals for beginning graduate students. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (*)
MATH 507 Linear Algebra 3(3-0)
Vector spaces, linear transformations, matrix representation, canonical form. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (*)
MATH 521 Intermediate Analysis 3(3-0)
Point set theory, including the Bolzano-Weierstrass and the Heine-Borel theorems, theory of differentiation and Riemann integration, and sequences and series of functions. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (*)
MATH 527 Abstract Algebra 3(3-0)
Groups, rings, integral domains, quotient rings, ideals, fields, homomorphisms and related topics. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (*)
MATH 530 Advanced Geometry 3(3-0)
Foundations of geometry, geometric transformations, and applications. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (*)
MATH 541 Computers 3(3-0)
The use of the computer in mathematical investigations, including sophisticated comprehensive computer programs such as Mathematica. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (*)
MATH 544 Mathematical Methods of Applied Science 3(3-0)
Topics in applied mathematics, including deterministic and stochastic models, programming, optimization, networks, and simulation. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (F)
MATH 550 Statistical Methods 3(3-0)
Statistical modeling as a framework for the analysis of experimental data. Emphasis on use of statistical software. Regression, ANOVA, variance components, and chisquare tests. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (S)
MATH 556 (EN 556) Design and Analysis of Experiments 3(3-0)
Foundations of experimental design, outline efficient methods to implement experiments, develop statistical methods to sort signal from noise, analysis of variance and response surface models. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (SS,*)
MATH 560 Concepts in Elementary School Mathematics (1-3 VAR)
Problems of the curriculum, methods of teaching and evaluation in the elementary school. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (SS)
MATH 570 Geometry for Middle School Teachers 3(3-0)
Learning geometry through discovery, using technology and projects. Concepts include measurement in 2-D and 3-D, symmetry, packing, applications, and reasoning. Prerequisites: graduate standing and MATH 124 or permission of instructor. (SS)
MATH 571 Problem-Solving for Middle School Teachers (1-2 VAR)
The course is designed to focus on the process of mathematical problem solving. Students will develop useful heuristics and reflect on problem-solving strategies. Repeatable once for a total of three (3) credits. Prerequisites: graduate standing and MATH 124 or permission of instructor. Upon repeat enrollment completion of Fall offering required before Spring enrollment. (F,S)
MATH 576 Probability and Statistics for Middle School Teachers 3(3-0)
Elementary probability and statistics topics relevant to the middle school mathematics curriculum. Emphasis on exploratory activities and on modeling best teaching practices. Prerequisite: graduate standing and MATH 124 or permission of instructor. (SS) MATH 577 Concepts in Secondary School Mathematics (1-3 VAR) Problems of teaching secondary school mathematics; the slow learner, methods, gifted students, evaluation. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (*)
MATH 591 Special Topics (1-3 VAR) (*)
MATH 595 Independent Study (1-2 VAR) (*)
MATH 598 Graduate Internship (1-4 VAR)
Volunteer or paid work experience under the combined supervision of the selected organization and a faculty member. Prerequisite: graduate standing. (S/U grading) (F,S,SS)
MATH 599 Thesis Research (1-6 VAR)
Prerequisite: graduate student status. (IP and SU grading) (F,S,SS)