Mathematics Courses

1314 (MATH 1314) College Algebra (3-0). In-depth study and applications of polynomial, rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic functions and systems of equations using matrices. Additional topics such as sequences, series, probability, and conics may be included.

1316 (MATH 1316) Plane Trigonometry (3-0). In-depth study and application of trigonometry including definitions, identities, inverse functions, solutions of equations, graphing, and solving triangles. Additional topics such as vectors, polar coordinates and parametric equations may be included. Prerequisite: Math 1314.

1325 (MATH 1325) Business Calculus (3-0). A modeling based introduction to graphing, differentiation, integration and optimization, with a focus on business applications. The use of a graphing calculator or a computer algebra system will be required. Offered spring.

1332 (MATH 1332) Contemporary Mathematics (3-0). This course is an introduction to a selection of college-level math topics. This course typically covers topics selected from the following: problem-solving, counting, the real number system, sets, geometry, solutions of linear and quadratic equations, elementary probability, financial math, the mathematics of voting, and fair division.

1342 (MATH 1342) Elementary Statistical Methods (3-0). Collection, analysis, presentation and interpretation of data, and probability. Analysis includes descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, confidence intervals and hypothesis-testing. Use of appropriate technology is recommended.

2303 Individual Studies (3-0). Independent study of selected topics in mathematics. This course may be repeated during different semesters. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

2306 Special Topics (3-0). Discussion of selected topics in mathematics, at or above the level of college algebra, suitable for lower division students. The course may be repeated for different topics. Offered when needed. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

2310 Foundations of Elementary Mathematics I (3-0). First course in required mathematics content sequence for preservice elementary and middle school teachers. Topics include problem-solving techniques, reasoning, study of sets, systems of numeration, natural numbers, integers, number theory and rational numbers. Emphasis on problem-solving as a pedagogical tool with integration of manipulative-based explorations. Offered fall. Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion Math 1315 or Math 1342 with a grade of C or better; or equivalent advanced credit placement.

2311 Foundations of Elementary Mathematics II (3-0). Second course in the mathematics content sequence for preservice elementary and middle school teachers. Topics include: fraction operations, decimals, real numbers, ratio and proportion, percent, basic notions of geometry, measurement, and basic probability and statistics. Offered spring. Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of Math 2310 with a grade of C or better.

2318 Linear Algebra (3-0). Introduces and provides models for application of the concepts of vector algebra. Topics include finite-dimensional vector spaces and their geometric significance; representing and solving systems of linear equations using multiple methods, including Gaussian elimination and matrix inversion; matrices; determinants; linear transformations; quadratic forms; eigenvalues and eigenvectors; and applications in science and engineering.

2340 Discrete Mathematics (3-0). Sets, Boolean algebra and Venn diagrams, function, elementary propositional and predicate logic, proof techniques, graph theory, combinatorics and elementary probability, and modular arithmetic. Offered spring. Prerequisite: Math 1314.

2413 (MATH 2413) Calculus I (3-2). Topics include limits and continuity, the derivative, techniques for differentiation of algebraic, logarithmic, exponential and trigonometric functions applications of the derivative and anti-differentiation. Offered fall. Prerequisite: Math 1315 and Math 1316 or equivalent scores or courses.

2414 (MATH 2414) Calculus II (3-2). Topics include the definite integral and its applications, techniques of integration, improper integrals, Taylor's formula and infinite series. Offered spring. Prerequisite: Math 2413.

3101 Departmental Seminar (1-0). A forum for the presentation and discussion of results from various disciplines relating to Computer Science and Mathematics. Presentations will be made by visitors, faculty, and students. Students enrolled for credit in the departmental seminar will be expected to make at least one oral presentation during the semester. The course may be repeated during different semesters. (This course is a cross-listing of CS 3101). Offered fall and spring. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor.

3301 Geometry (3-0). This course consists of a modern formal development of Euclidean geometry and a limited introduction to non-Euclidean geometry, with an integration of topics, methods, and use of technology appropriate for prospective middle grade and secondary mathematics teachers. Offered fall or spring as needed. Prerequisite: Math 2311 or Math 2330; or consent of instructor. 

3303 Individual Studies (3-0). Independent study of selected topics in mathematics. This course may be repeated during different semesters. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

3320 Differential Equations (3-0). First order differential equations, linear differential equations of higher order, power series solutions, systems of linear differential equations, and applications. Use of a programmable graphing calculator may be required. Students are also introduced to a symbolic algebra system running on a personal computer. Offered spring. Prerequisite: Math 2414.

3330 Number Theory and Cryptography (3-0). This is an introductory course in basic number theory via its important applications in modern cryptography. Topics include divisibility and the Euclidean algorithm, congruences, finite fields, quadratic residues, enciphering matrices, public key cryptography, pseudoprimes, and factoring techniques. Offered fall or spring when needed. Prerequisite: Math 2414.

3340 Foundations of Higher Mathematics (3-0). A transition course to higher mathematics. Students learn how to organize and structure their mathematical thoughts, how to read and manipulate abstract definitions, and how to prove or refute proofs by effectively evaluating them. Topics such as propositional logic, set theory, and techniques of proving will be the basis for discussions on functions, sequences, relations, limits, cardinality, divisibility, the real numbers and complex numbers. Offered fall and spring when needed. Prerequisite: Math 2414.

3415 Calculus III (3-2). This course includes the study of the calculus of functions of several variables and topics in vector calculus including line and surface integrals, Green's Theorem, Divergence Theorem, and Stokes' Theorem. Offered fall. Prerequisite: Math 2414.

3350 History of Mathematics (3-0). Biographies of a representative sample of mathematicians along with an exploration of the chronological development of important ideas in mathematics, particularly in the fields of geometry and number theory. Offered fall or spring when needed. Prerequisite: Math 2413.

4303 Individual Studies (3-0). Independent study of selected topics in mathematics. This course may be repeated during different semesters. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

4320 Analysis I (3-0). Topology of the real line, sequences of real numbers, and continuity of functions of a single real variable. Includes an introduction to logic, set theory, and cardinal arithmetic. Rotated with 4330 and 4360. Prerequisite: Math 2415.

4321 Analysis II (3-0). A continuation of Math 4320. The course includes rigorous treatments of differentiation, the Riemann integral, sequences and series of functions, and an introduction to Fourier series. Offered when needed. Prerequisite: Math 4320

4330 Modern Algebra I (3-0). Group theory and its applications to number theory and geometry, introduction to rings, integral domains, and fields. The course may require the use of programmable graphing calculator and/or a symbolic algebra system running on a personal computer. Rotated with 4320 and 4360. Prerequisite: Math 2330 and Math 2415.

4331 Modern Algebra II (3-0). A continuation of Math 4330. This course continues the study of rings and fields with a brief introduction to Galois Theory. The course focuses on polynomial rings, vector spaces, and rings of matrices. Offered when needed. Prerequisite: Math 4330.

4340 Mathematical Statistics (3-0). Classical probability theory, discrete and continuous random variables, distribution functions, expectation, law of large numbers, central limit theorem, applications. Offered when needed. Prerequisite: Math 2414

4360 Complex Variables I (3-0). An introductory course covering functions of one complex variable. Topics will include: the algebra of complex numbers, geometry in the complex plane, polar representation of complex numbers, analytic functions, mappings, continuity, differentiability, Cauchy-Riemann equations, elementary functions of a complex variable, contour integrals and the Cauchy integral formula. Rotated with 4320 and 4330. Prerequisite: Math 2415.

4361 Complex Variables II (3-0). Further treatment of functions of a single complex variable. Topics will include: Taylor and Laurent series, Residue theorems, integration, mappings using elementary functions, and conformal mappings. Offered when needed. Prerequisite: Math 4360.

4390 Senior Project (0-6). Directed individual studies in a mathematical topic of interest to the student. The course requires a written paper appropriately documented in AMS style and an oral presentation. The student will also be expected to answer questions from faculty for purposes of curriculum assessment. Offered fall and spring. Prerequisite: Completion of any 4000- level course with a grade of "C" or better.

5301 Special Topics in Mathematics (3-0). Selected topics in theoretical and applied mathematics. The course may be repeated for different topics. Offered when needed. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

5302 Topics in Mathematics Education (3-0). Selected topics in mathematics and mathematics education which relate to the teaching of K-12 mathematics. The course may be repeated for different topics. Offered when needed. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

5303 Individual Studies (3-0). Independent study of selected topics in mathematics. This course may be repeated during different semesters. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.