105 Mathematical Concepts for Elementary Teachers I The study of number systems (whole, integer, rational, and real), intuitive geometry, and measurement. Open only to elementary education majors. This is not a methods course. Will not count towards the major or minor in mathematics. Prerequisite: two years of high school algebra and one year of high school geometry. Offered each fall.
106 Mathematical Concepts for Elementary Teachers II (FR) A continuation of Math 105. Topics to be covered include measurement, informal geometry, probability, and statistics. This is not a methods course. Will not count toward the major or minor in mathematics. Prerequisite: 105. Offered each spring.
110 Finite Mathematics (FR) Topics to be selected from solving systems of linear equations using Gaussian and Gauss-Jordan Elimination, matrix algebra, linear programming, probability, mathematics of finance, statistics, and Markov chains. Will not count toward the major or minor in mathematics. Prerequisite: two years of high school algebra and one year of high school geometry. Offered each semester.
135 Computational Discrete Mathematics I (FR) Introduction to programming with Mathematica and discrete mathematics. Sets, functions, and relations. Basic logic. Proof techniques. Induction and recursion. Mathematica material: notebooks, packages, data types and structures, numeric and symbolic mathematics, basic graphics. No prerequisites. Offered each semester.
161 Calculus I (FR) Beginning calculus: A rigorous study of limits, continuity and differential calculus. Differential calculus of functions of one variable. Prerequisite: four years of high school mathematics including trigonometry. Offered each semester.
162 Calculus II (FR) Further topics in one variable calculus: introduction to integration, applications of the definite integral, techniques of integration. Prerequisite: 161. Offered each semester.
165 Analysis I (FR) This is the first in a two-course sequence which presents an integrated approach to the calculus of both one and several variables. The material covered is approximately the same as that in the calculus sequences, Math 161, 162, 163 and Math 155, 156, 157, but with a more rigorous conceptual emphasis, and a significantly different order of presentation. This course is recommended for students who have scored a 4 or 5 on the AP exam. Prerequisite: one year of high school calculus including trigonometry. Offered each fall.
166 Analysis II A continuation of Math 165. Prerequisite: 165. Offered each spring.
200 Techniques of Mathematical Proof (W) Writing mathematical proofs. Topics to include naive set theory, indexing sets (including arbitrary indexing), relations, equivalence relations, functions, function inverses and inverse images, composition of functions, induced functions on power sets, finite and infinite sets, countable sets, mathematical induction. Prerequisite: 135, and 161 or 165, or consent of the instructor. Offered each semester.
235 Computational Discrete Mathematics II Advanced programming with Mathematica and advanced concepts in discrete mathematics. Recurrence relations, counting, and combinatorics. Discrete probability. Matrix operations and algorithms. Graphs and trees. Functional and procedural programming in Mathematica. Advanced data structures. Modules. Will not count towards the major or minor in mathematics. Prerequisite: CS/Math 135. Offered each fall.
263 Calculus III Sequences and series, differential calculus of vector-valued functions and functions of several variables. Prerequisite: 162. Offered each fall
264 Calculus IV Integral calculus of functions of several variables and vector fields, including Green's, Gauss,' and Stokes' Theorems. Prerequisite: 263. Offered each spring.
267 Analysis III A continuation of Math 166 to include: infinite series; integration for functions of several variables and vector fields, Green's, Gauss,' and Stokes' theorems. Prerequisite: 166. Offered each fall.
300 Mathematical Modeling This course demonstrates the applicability of mathematics in the formulation and analysis of mathematical models used to solve real world problems. Students are expected to write the results of the models obtained in technical reports and to give oral presentations. This course is taught with the aid of a computer lab. Prerequisite: one of the courses 157, 163, or 166, 215, and at least one additional mathematics course at the 200- or 300-level. Offered each fall.
307 Numerical Analysis Numerical processes and error estimates relating to nonlinear equations, linear systems of equations, polynomial interpolation and approximation, spline functions, numerical integration and differentiation, and initial-value problems in ordinary differential equations. Prerequisite: 215 and 157, 163, or 166. Offered fall of even-numbered years and as needed.
310 Combinatorics and Graph Theory Topics to include basic counting techniques (counting principles, binomial identities, inclusion/exclusion, recurrences, and generating functions), an introduction to graph theory, and extremal problems. Prerequisite: 200. Offered spring semester of even-numbered years.
311 Parallel Computing Theory of parallel computation including parallel architectures, processor communication schemes, algorithm complexities, and scalability. Applications of parallel computation, including cellular automata, neural networks, and numerical linear algebra. Prerequisite: CS 127,Math 157, 163, or 166,Math 215, and consent of instructor. Offered occasionally.
324 Probability An introduction to probability; random variables with discrete and continuous distributions, independence and conditional probabilities, distributions and expectations of random variables, moment generating functions, joint distributions. Prerequisite: 157, 163, or 166 and 200 or 215. Offered each fall.
325 Mathematical Statistics Transformation of random variables, order statistics, central limit theorem, estimation and hypothesis testing; point estimation, interval estimation, sufficient statistics, most powerful tests, likelihood ratio tests, chi-square tests. Prerequisite: 324. Offered each spring.
330 Linear Programming Convex sets; primal, dual, and other simplex procedures; duality, linear complementarity, Lemke's complementarity pivoting algorithm, transshipment problems, other applications and topics. Prerequisite: 157, 163, or 166 and 215. Offered each spring of even-numbered years.
340 Differential Equations Topics may include, but are not limited to, first-order equations, linear higher order equations, systems of differential equations, series solutions, Laplace transforms, and other selected topics. Prerequisite: 263 or 166. Offered each spring.
351 Wavelet Analysis Topics to be covered include some basic properties of the functions of one complex variable spline functions, inner product spaces, Fourier series, Fourier transform, multiresolution analysis, Haar wavelet analysis, Daubechies wavelets, and multiwavelets. Prerequisite: 157, 163, or 166 and 215. Offered spring of odd-numbered years.
360 Topics in Logic (Cross-listed as Phil 360 and CS 360) Investigation of topics in formal logic. Covers soundness, completeness, and undecidability of classical predicate logic. Additional topics might include incompleteness, non-classical logics (e.g.,modal, intuitionistic, many valued), computer implementations, and logic programming. Students will complete a final project relative to the rubric (Computer Science, Mathematics, Philosophy) chosen at registration. Prerequisite: 200 or 135. Offered in alternate years.
370/470 Topics in Mathematics Topics in pure and applied mathematics not covered in other offerings. Math 470 will be proof oriented. May be repeated for different topics. Prerequisite varies with the topic. Offered as needed.
397 Internship This course provides opportunities for junior and senior mathematics majors to apply skills acquired in the classroom to a job-related experience in various professional areas and locations. Will not count towards the major or minor in mathematics. Prerequisite: consent of department head. Offered as needed.
405 Modern Algebra Groups, rings, ideals, integral domains, fields. Prerequisite: 200, 215, and either 157, 163, or 166. Offered spring of even-numbered years.
410 Introduction to Complex Analysis This course provides a rigorous introduction to the theory of functions of a complex variable, which extends Calculus to the complex domain. Topics covered include complex numbers, analytic functions, integrals, power series, elementary complex functions, mappings by elementary functions, elementary conformal mappings, Cauchy's Integral Theorem, the Residue theorem, and harmonic functions. Prerequisites: 200, 215, and either 157, 163, or 166. Offered in alternate years.
415 Introduction to Real Analysis A rigorous study of the real number system, functions, limits, continuity, derivatives, integrals, sequences, and series. Prerequisite: 200, 215, and either 157, 163, or 166. Offered fall of odd-numbered years.
425 Topics in Geometry Selected topics in geometry emphasizing the pertinent theorems, proofs, definitions, postulates, and axioms, where applicable. Possible topics include synthetic Euclidean geometry, convexity, metric geometry, projective geometry, etc. Prerequisite: 200, 215, and either 157, 163, or 166. Offered spring of odd-numbered years.
440 Topology Selected topological topics to include: open sets; closed sets; accumulation points; the interior, exterior, and boundary of a set; compact sets; connected sets; continuous functions; and homeomorphisms. Prerequisite: 200, 215, and either 157, 163, or 166. Offered fall of even-numbered years.
495 Directed Study Individual directed readings on a topic of interest to the student. This course is a preparation for Math 499 (Research/Thesis).The course requires a significant review of the literature that culminates in a committee-reviewed manuscript. Will not count towards the major or minor in mathematics. Prerequisite: two courses in mathematics at the 300-level or higher. Requires permission of department head and faculty research advisor. Open only to mathematics majors with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher in mathematics. Offered each semester.
499 Research/Thesis Experimental or theoretical examination of a significant problem in a topic of interest to the student that is not normally part of the curriculum. It includes as a requirement the preparation of a significant paper. Prerequisite: consent of department head. Offered each semester.