# 13 - Mathematics

## 13-106 Topics in Mathematics

This course provides students the opportunity to study topics of interest to mathematicians. Subject matter will vary

## 13-110 Introductory Algebra

A study of the essentials of high school algebra, this course prepares students for further study in mathematics.

## 13-115 College Mathematics

This study of basic problem solving introduces the following topics: set theory, mathematical logic, basic counting techniques, probability, and descriptive statistics.

## 13-119 Intermediate Algebra

Terms, expressions, functions, and equations; factoring expressions; solving linear equations; solving quadratic equations; using factoring to solve equations; solving exponential and logarithmic equations, graphing functions, absolute value, and applications.

### Prerequisites

None.## 13-120 Mathematical Analysis

This course provides an analysis of the real number system, functions, graphing, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions and topics in analytic geometry.

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13-119 or two years of high school algebra.## 13-125 Modern Algebra for Elementary School Teachers

This course is designed to meet the needs of teachers in the elementary school. Topics include the algebra of matrices, mathematical systems, modular arithmetic, axiomatic systems, systems of numeration, and the nature of proof.

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13-119 or 3 years of high school mathematics including Algebra II.## 13-130 Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers

This course is designed to meet the needs of teachers in the elementary school. Topics include the real number system (whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, real numbers, decimals) and operations with real numbers, number theory (divisibility, prime numbers, composite numbers, perfect numbers, factors), proportional reasoning (ratio, percent), and patterns.

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None.## 13-135 History of Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers

This course is designed to meet the needs of teachers in the elementary school. The course will explore the historical contributions of many different cultures including Egyptian, Greek, Chinese, Indian and others. The course will focus on the development of the notion of numbers and how they have been denoted as well as well as the progression of the development of geometry and algebra.

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None.## 13-140 Geometry for Elementary School Teachers

This course is designed to meet the needs of teachers in the elementary school. Topics include properties of angles, congruence, similarity, transformations, circles, spheres, triangles, quadrilaterals, constructions, measurement, length, area, and volume.

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None.## 13-190 Workshop in Mathematics

A series of workshops intended to enhance the study of mathematics, mathematics instruction, or mathematics history.

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None.## 13-192 Math Skill Review Workshops for Elementary Education Majors

A set of workshops that review essential mathematics skills from arithmetic, number theory, algebra, and geometry taught in the elementary schools.

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None.## 13-200 Calculus I

This course provides a study of the concepts in differential calculus, graphs, continuity, differentiation, and applications for algebraic and trigonometric functions. Antiderivatives and definite integrals are introduced at the end of the course.

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13-120 or three years of high school mathematics including trigonometry.## 13-201 Calculus II

This course provides a study of the concepts of integral calculus. Applications of the definite integral, exponential and logarithmic functions and methods of integration are studied in detail. Sequences, infinite series, and power series are presented at the end of the course.

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13-200.## 13-210 Discrete Mathematics

An introduction to discrete structures, this course covers such topics as sets, functions, relations, basic logic, proof techniques, the basics of counting and probability, algorithms, graphs and trees.

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13-120 or successful completion of three years of high school mathematics including trigonometry.## 13-211 Calculus for the Life Sciences

This course presents the tools of calculus using applications and models germane to the life sciences.

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13-120 or 3 years of high school math including trigonometry.## 13-250 Calculus III

This course provides a study of Euclidean vector spaces, conic sections, other coordinate systems, parameterized curves and functions of several variables. Differential and integral calculus for functions involving vectors, along with their applications, is presented.

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13-201.## 13-240-X Applied Calculus

This course is designed to teach the basics of calculus. It is cross-listed as 24-240 (Business Calculus) and fulfills the calculus requirement for the BA program in computer science.

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13-120 or three years of high school math, including trigonometry.## 13-300 Differential Equations

This course focuses on ordinary differential equations, applications, nonhomogeneous equations, power series solutions, linear systems of equations and Laplace transforms.

### Prerequisites

13-250.## 13-305 Linear Algebra

A study of matrix algebra, systems of linear equations, determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, inner products, orthogonality, change of basis and linear programming. Applications of various topics are presented as well.

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13-201.## 13-311 Mathematical Techniques for the Sciences

This course prepares science students to organize, analyze, visualize, and interpret their data using mathematical techniques. Students learn to use a variety of computer applications to model systems and process measurement data specific to their discipline. They also learn the mathematics that powers these applications.

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13-200 and 13-201, or 13-211; Senior standing in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Physics.## 13-315 Probability and Statistics

This course covers probability theory, discrete and continuous random variables, descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, linear regression and analysis of variance.

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13-201.## 13-320 Theories of Geometry

Students explore Euclid's geometry, its history, its strengths and weaknesses, advanced problems and its impact on the development of geometry. This latter topic includes axiomatic systems and the nature of proof, the parallel axiom, non-Euclidean geometries, projective geometry, and transformation geometry.

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13-201.## 13-330 History of Mathematics

This history of mathematics spans the pre-Greek period to modern times. The mathematical emphasis is on famous theorems of each era. Biographical information on mathematicians and on historical analysis of each period will be included.

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13-201.## 13-350 Numerical Analysis

Students examine floating point arithmetic, polynomial interpolation, numerical methods of integration, numerical solution of non-linear equations and numerical linear algebra.

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13-201 and prior programming experience.## 13-360 Advanced Calculus I

This course provides a formal presentation of the real number system and Euclidean vector spaces (inner products, norms and distance functions), basic topology, compactness and connectedness, continuity, differentiation, and integration.

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13-250.## 13-361 Advanced Calculus II

A continuation of Advanced Calculus , this course studies uniform convergence, sequences and series of functions, differential and integral calculus for functions of several variables, the Implicit Function Theorem, and the Inverse Function Theorem.

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13-360.## 13-430 Complex Variables

A study of complex numbers, analytic functions, integration, power series and calculus of residues is presented.

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13-201.## 13-440 Abstract Algebra I

This course focuses on binary operations, groups, subgroups, permutations, cyclic groups, cosets and group homomorphisms.

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13-250.## 13-441 Abstract Algebra II

A continuation of Abstract Algebra I, this course studies rings, fields, Fermat's Theorem, matrices, ideals, ring homomorphisms, polynomial rings, vector spaces and linear transformations.

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13-440.## 13-470 Workshop in Mathematics

This course provides opportunities for the presentation and discussion of a variety of concepts, principles, literature, and other topics important to the discipline. In some cases, students will be required to obtain the permission of the instructor or chair.

## 13-498 Mathematics Internship

Students can acquire practical related experience through placement in selected settings. Students submit an internship proposal in advance for approval, maintain a daily task log and submit a five-page written summary report at the conclusion of the internship. A minimum of 210 clock hours and an interview with the on-site supervisor are required.

### Prerequisites

Junior or Senior status in the Mathematics major, GPA of 3.00 or above and approval of the department chairperson.## 13-499 Independent Study in Mathematics

This course is designed to meet the needs of mathematics majors wishing to study an advanced topic not found in the curriculum.