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MATH003
Developmental Mathematics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: S-F
A review of Intermediate High School Algebra intended for students preparing for one of the credit bearing Fundamental Studies Math Courses. It is taught in special computer labs using a self-paced computer program. The curriculum will be geared toward the student's level of algebra skills and eventual goals. There is a special fee for the course that may be applied in addition to the regular tuition charge. Students should refer to the schedule of classes for details on fees as they apply to a particular semester. The course does not carry any credit toward any degree at the University. The course is repeatable. Topics will be chosen from exponents, polynomials, linear equations, quadratic equations as well as polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithm functions and elementary probability or statistics, depending on the student.
There is a special fee for this class in addition to the regular tuition charge.
MATH007
Algebra for MATH 107
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
A review of Intermediate High School Algebra intended for students preparing for MATH107. It is taught 5 days per week for the first 5 weeks, then leads directly into a special section of MATH107, the same semester, which also meets 5 days per week. Continuation in MATH107 is conditional on the student passing the MATHEMATICS PLACEMENT EXAM at the appropriate level. Topics include linear equations, linear inequalities, operations on polynomials, factoring, solutions of quadratic equations, as well as exponential and logarithm functions. MATH007 does not carry any credit toward any degree at the University, nor is it graded. It leads to either MATH107 or MATH003, both of which are graded.
MATH013
Algebra for MATH 113
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
A review of Intermediate High School Algebra intended for students preparing for MATH113. It is taught 5 days per week for the first 5 weeks, then leads directly into a special section of MATH113, the same semester, which also meets 5 days per week. Continuation in MATH113 is conditional on the student passing the MATHEMATICS PLACEMENT EXAM at the appropriate level. Topics include exponents, polynomials, linear equations, quadratic equations, as well as polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithm functions, and trigonometry. MATH013 does not carry any credit toward any degree at the University, nor is it graded. It leads directly to MATH113 (or MATH110), or MATH003, all of which are graded.
MATH015
Algebra for MATH 115
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
A review of Intermediate High School Algebra intended for students preparing for MATH115. It is taught 5 days per week for the first 5 weeks, then leads directly into a special section of MATH115, the same semester, which also meets 5 days per week. Continuation in MATH115 is conditional on the student passing the MATHEMATICS PLACEMENT EXAM at the appropriate level. Topics include exponents, polynomials, linear equations in one and two variables, quadratic equations, as well as polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithm functions and trigonometry. MATH015 does not carry any credit toward any degree at the University, nor is it graded. It leads directly to MATH115 (or MATH111 or MATH113 or MATH110), or MATH003, all of which are graded.
MATH107
Introduction to Math Modeling and Probability
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSMA
Prerequisite: Must have math eligibility of Math 107 or higher; and math eligibility is based on Math Placement Exam or successful completion of MATH003 with appropriate eligibility.
Restriction: Not open to students majoring in mathematics, engineering, business, life sciences, and the physical sciences;; and must not have completed MATH120, MATH130, or MATH140; and must not have completed MATH220; and must not have completed any MATH or STAT course with a prerequisite of MATH120, MATH130, MATH140 or MATH220.
Credit only granted for: STAT100, MATH107, MATH110, MATH111, MATH112, or MATH113.
Formerly: Math 110 and Math 111.
Additional information: Students who have credits for MATH107 may not also receive credits for STAT100, MATH110, MATH 111, MATH112, or MATH113.
A goal is to convey the power of mathematics as shown by a variety of problems which can be modeled and solved by quantitative means. Also included is an introduction to probability. Topics include data analysis, equations, systems of equations, inequalities, elementary linear programming, Venn diagrams, counting, basic probability, permutations, combinations, tree diagrams, standard normal and normal distributions. The mathematics of finance is covered. The course includes problem solving and decision making in economics, management, and social sciences.
MATH113
College Algebra and Trigonometry
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSMA
Prerequisite: Must have math eligibility of MATH113 or higher; and math eligibility is based on the Math Placement Exam or the successful completion of MATH 003 with appropriate eligibility.
Restriction: Must not have completed MATH120, MATH140, MATH112, MATH115, or MATH130; and must not have completed any course with a prerequisite of MATH120, MATH130, MATH140 or MATH220; and must not have completed MATH220.
Credit only granted for: Students who have credits for MATH113 may not also receive credits for MATH107, MATH110, MATH112, or MATH115.
Topics include elementary functions including graphs and applications of: polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Systems of equations and applications. Trigonometric functions: angle and radian measure, graphs and applications.
MATH115
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSMA
Prerequisite: Must have math eligibility of MATH115 or higher; and math eligibility is based on the Math Placement Exam or the successful completion of MATH003 with appropriate eligibility. Or MATH113.
Restriction: Must not have completed MATH140; and must not have completed any MATH or STAT course with a prerequisite of MATH140.
Credit only granted for: Students who have credits for MATH115 may not also receive credits for MATH112 or MATH113.
Preparation for MATH120, MATH130 or MATH140. Elementary functions and graphs: polynomials, rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions. Algebraic techniques preparatory for calculus.
All sections will require the use of a TI graphics calculator. Instructor will use a TI-83 or a TI-83+,TI 84, TI 84+, TI 86, or TI 89 calculator.
MATH120
Elementary Calculus I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSAR, FSMA
Prerequisite: 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH112, MATH113, MATH115). Or must have math eligibility of MATH120 or higher; and math eligibility is based on the Math Placement Test.
Restriction: Not open to students majoring in mathematics, engineering, the biological sciences, biochemistry, chemistry, or the physical sciences.
Credit only granted for: MATH120, MATH130, MATH140, or MATH220.
Formerly: MATH 220.
Basic ideas of differential and integral calculus, with emphasis on elementary techniques of differentiation and applications.
MATH121
Elementary Calculus II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH120, MATH130, or MATH140; or must have completed MATH220.
Restriction: Not open to students majoring in mathematics, engineering, the biological sciences, biochemistry, chemistry, or the physical sciences.
Credit only granted for: MATH121, MATH131, MATH141, or MATH221.
Formerly: MATH 221.
Differential and integral calculus, with emphasis on elementary techniques of integration and applications.
MATH130
Calculus I for the Life Sciences
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: MS
GenEd: FSAR, FSMA
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH115.
Restriction: Must be in a major in CMNS-Biological Sciences UG Program; and not open to students majoring in mathematics, engineering, or the physical sciences.
Credit only granted for: MATH120, MATH130, MATH220, or MATH140.
Basic ideas of differential integral calculus, with emphasis on elementary techniques and applications to the life sciences.
MATH131
Calculus II for Life Sciences
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: MS
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH130; or minimum grade of C- in MATH140.
Restriction: Must be in a major in CMNS-Biological Sciences UG Program.
Credit only granted for: MATH121, MATH131, MATH141, or MATH221.
Continuation of MATH130, including an introduction to autonomous differential equations, probability (including conditional probability and the normal and binomial distributions), and statistical reasoning (including confidence intervals). Alongside the mathematical concepts will be applications in biology.
MATH140
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: MS
GenEd: FSAR, FSMA
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH115. Or must have math eligibility of MATH140 or higher; and math eligibility is based on the Math Placement Test.
Credit only granted for: MATH120, MATH130, MATH220, or MATH140.
Introduction to calculus, including functions, limits, continuity, derivatives and applications of the derivative, sketching of graphs of functions, definite and indefinite integrals, and calculation of area. The course is especially recommended for science, engineering and mathematics majors.
All sections will require the use of a TI graphics calculator. Instructor will use a TI-83, TI-83+, TI 84, TI 84+, TI 86, or TI 89 calculator. Emphasis on student interaction in groups, including team approach to solving calculus based problems. There will be 3 one-hour lectures and 2 eighty-minute workshops each week with enhanced assistance and support for students.
MATH140H
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: MS
GenEd: FSAR, FSMA
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH115. Or must have math eligibility of MATH140 or higher; and math eligibility is based on the Math Placement Test.
Credit only granted for: MATH120, MATH130, MATH220, or MATH140.
Introduction to calculus, including functions, limits, continuity, derivatives and applications of the derivative, sketching of graphs of functions, definite and indefinite integrals, and calculation of area. The course is especially recommended for science, engineering and mathematics majors.
For general honors students only. Offered fall only. All sections will require the use of a TI graphics calculator. Instructor will use a TI-83 TI-83+, TI 84, TI 84+, TI 86, or TI 89 calculator.
MATH141
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: MS
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH140. Or minimum grade of B- in MATH130; and permission of CMNS-Mathematics department.
Credit only granted for: MATH121, MATH131, MATH141, or MATH221.
Continuation of MATH140, including techniques of integration, improper integrals, applications of integration (such as volumes, work, arc length, moments), inverse functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, sequences and series.
All sections will require the use of a TI graphics calculator. Instructor will use a TI-83, TI-83+, TI 84, TI 84+, TI 86, or TI 89 calculator.
MATH141H
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: MS
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH140. Or minimum grade of B- in MATH130; and permission of CMNS-Mathematics department.
Credit only granted for: MATH121, MATH131, MATH141, or MATH221.
Continuation of MATH140, including techniques of integration, improper integrals, applications of integration (such as volumes, work, arc length, moments), inverse functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, sequences and series.
For general honors students only. TI graphics calculator required. Instructor will use a TI-83, TI-83+, TI 84, TI 84+, TI 86, or TI 89 calculator.
MATH206
Introduction to Matlab
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH141, MATH131).
Credit only granted for: CMSC206, CMSC298M, MATH206, or MATH299M.
This course is intended to prepare students for subsequent courses requiring computation with MATLAB. Covers basics of MATLAB including simple commands, variables, solving equations, graphing differentiation and integration, matrices and vectors, functions, M-files and fundamentals of programming in the MATLAB environment. When offered in Winter and Summer terms, the course is offered in a format suitable for online distance learning.
MATH212
Elements of Numbers and Operations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have completed one year of college preparatory algebra.
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Early Childhood Education; Special Education; Elementary Education).
Credit only granted for: MATH212 or MATH210.
Reviews and extends topics of arithmetic and number theory related to the elementary school curriculum, particularly number systems and operations with natural numbers, integers, and rationals.
MATH213
Elements of Geometry and Measurement
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH212.
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Early Childhood Education; Special Education; Elementary Education).
Credit only granted for: MATH211 or MATH213.
Properties of geometric objects in two and three dimensions; parallel lines, curves and polygons; ratio, proportion, similarity; transformational geometry and measurement, constructions, justifications and proofs.
MATH214
Elements of Probability and Statistics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH212.
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Early Childhood Education; Special Education; Elementary Education).
Credit only granted for: MATH211 or MATH214.
Permutations and combinations; probability; collecting and representing data; using statistics to analyze and interpret data.
MATH240
Introduction to Linear Algebra
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH131; or MATH141.
Credit only granted for: BIOE371, MATH240, MATH341, or MATH461.
Basic concepts of linear algebra: vector spaces, applications to line and plane geometry, linear equations and matrices, similar matrices, linear transformations, eigenvalues, determinants and quadratic forms.
MATH241
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH141.
Credit only granted for: MATH241 or MATH340.
Introduction to multivariable calculus, including vectors and vector-valued functions, partial derivatives and applications of partial derivatives (such as tangent planes and Lagrange multipliers), multiple integrals, volume, surface area, and the classical theorems of Green, Stokes and Gauss.
All sections will use MATLAB.
MATH241H
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH141.
Credit only granted for: MATH241 or MATH340.
Introduction to multivariable calculus, including vectors and vector-valued functions, partial derivatives and applications of partial derivatives (such as tangent planes and Lagrange multipliers), multiple integrals, volume, surface area, and the classical theorems of Green, Stokes and Gauss.
For general honors students only. MATH241H will use MATLAB.
MATH246
Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH141.
Credit only granted for: MATH246 or MATH341.
An introduction to the basic methods of solving ordinary differential equations. Equations of first and second order, linear differential equations, Laplace transforms, numerical methods and the qualitative theory of differential equations.
All sections will use MATLAB.
MATH246H
Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH141.
Credit only granted for: MATH246 or MATH341.
An introduction to the basic methods of solving ordinary differential equations. Equations of first and second order, linear differential equations, Laplace transforms, numerical methods and the qualitative theory of differential equations.
For general honors students only. MATH241H will use MATLAB.
MATH274
History of Mathematics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: IE
Prerequisite: MATH120, MATH130, or MATH140; or must have completed MATH220.
An overview of aspects in the history of mathematics from its beginning in the concrete problem solving of ancient times through the development of abstraction in the 19th and 20th centuries. The course considers both mathematical ideas and the context in which they developed in various civilizations around the world.
MATH 274 cannot satisfy a CMSC major requirement.
MATH299B
Selected Topics in Mathematics; Putnam Express
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
MATH299N
Selected Topics in Mathematics; Number Theory Seminar
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Completion of two 400-level MATH courses.
MATH310
Introduction to Mathematical Proof
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH141; and must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in MATH240, MATH341, or MATH461; and must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in MATH241 or MATH340.
Restriction: Must be in a major within the CMNS-Mathematics department.
Credit only granted for: MATH307 or MATH310.
Additional information: Math majors may not use this course to satisfy an upper-level requirement.
To develop the students' ability to construct a rigorous proof of a mathematical claim. Students will also be made aware of mathematical results that are of interest to those wishing to analyze a particular mathematical model. Topics will be drawn from logic, set theory, structure of the number line, elementary topology, metric spaces, functions, sequences and continuity.
MATH314
Introduction to Probability, Data, Analysis and Statistics for Preservice Middle School Teachers
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH214.
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Elementary Education; Special Education; Middle School Education).
Credit only granted for: MATH314 or STAT100.
Analysis of bivariate data, probability and randomness, law of large numbers, central limit theorem, probabilities for independent and dependent events, counting techniques, random variables and probability distributions, expected values, sampling distributions, and confidence intervals.
MATH315
Algebra for Preservice Middle School Teachers
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH212.
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Elementary Education; Special Education; Middle School Education).
Credit only granted for: MATH112, MATH113, or MATH315.
Algebraic concepts and techniques developed in the middle grades, with their larger mathematical context. Equations, inequalities and functions (linear, polynomial, exponential, logarithmic), with multiple representations of relationships. Common misconceptions of beginning algebra students.
MATH340
(Perm Req)
Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra and Differential Equations I (Honors)
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH141 and MATH140; and permission of CMNS-Mathematics department; and permission will be granted only to incoming freshmen.
Credit only granted for: MATH241 or MATH340.
First semester of the MATH340-341 sequence which gives a unified and enriched treatment of multivariable calculus, linear algebra and ordinary differential equations, with supplementary material from subjects such as differential geometry, Fourier series and calculus of variations. Students completing MATH340-341 will have covered the material of MATH240, MATH241, and MATH246, and may not also receive credit for MATH240, MATH241 or MATH246.
MATH386
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Must have learning proposal approved by the CMNS Mathematics Department.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
MATH401
Applications of Linear Algebra
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH461, MATH240, MATH341).
Various applications of linear algebra: theory of finite games, linear programming, matrix methods as applied to finite Markov chains, random walk, incidence matrices, graphs and directed graphs, networks and transportation problems.
MATH402
Algebraic Structures
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH240, MATH341, MATH461).
Restriction: Must not be in any of the following programs (Mathematics (Master's); Mathematics (Doctoral)).
Credit only granted for: MATH402 or MATH403.
For students having only limited experience with rigorous mathematical proofs. Parallels MATH403. Students planning graduate work in mathematics should take MATH403. Groups, rings, integral domains and fields, detailed study of several groups; properties of integers and polynomials. Emphasis is on the origin of the mathematical ideas studied and the logical structure of the subject.
MATH403
Introduction to Abstract Algebra
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH240, MATH461, MATH340); and 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH341, MATH241); and minimum grade of C- in MATH310. Or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Credit only granted for: MATH402 or MATH403.
Integers; groups, rings, integral domains, fields.
MATH405
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH240, MATH461, MATH341); and minimum grade of C- in MATH310.
An abstract treatment of finite dimensional vector spaces. Linear transformations and their invariants.
MATH406
Introduction to Number Theory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH240, MATH241, MATH246, MATH340, MATH341, MATH461); or permission of CMNS-Mathematics department.
Integers, divisibility, prime numbers, unique factorization, congruences, quadratic reciprocity, Diophantine equations and arithmetic functions.
MATH410
(Perm Req)
Advanced Calculus I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH240, MATH461, MATH341); and 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH340, MATH241); and minimum grade of C- in MATH310. Or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
First semester of a year course. Subjects covered during the year are: sequences and series of numbers, continuity and differentiability of real valued functions of one variable, the Riemann integral, sequences of functions and power series. Functions of several variables including partial derivatives, multiple integrals, line and surface integrals. The implicit function theorem.
MATH411
(Perm Req)
Advanced Calculus II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH410; and permission of CMNS-Mathematics department.
Credit only granted for: MATH411 or MATH412.
Continuation of MATH410.
MATH416
Applied Harmonic Analysis: An Introduction to Signal Processing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH141; and 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH240, MATH461, MATH341); and familiarity with MATLAB is required.
Introduces students to the mathematical concepts arising in signal analysis from the applied harmonic analysis point of view. Topics include applied linear algebra, Fourier series, discrete Fourier transform, Fourier transform, Shannon Sampling Theorem, wavelet bases, multiresolution analysis, and discrete wavelet transform.
MATH424
(Perm Req)
Introduction to the Mathematics of Finance
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH141; and 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (STAT400, STAT410); and permission of CMNS-Mathematics department.
Recommended: MATH246, MATH240, MATH241, MATH340, or MATH341.
Credit only granted for: BMGT444, MATH424.
Introduction to the mathematical models used in finance and economics with emphasis on pricing derivative instruments. Designed for students in mathematics, computer science, engineering, finance and physics. Financial markets and instruments; elements from basic probability theory; interest rates and present value analysis; normal distribution of stock returns; option pricing; arbitrage pricing theory; the multiperiod binomial model; the Black-Scholes option pricing formula; proof of the Black-Scholes option pricing formula and applications; trading and hedging of options; Delta hedging; utility functions and portfolio theory; elementary stochastic calculus; Ito's Lemma; the Black-Scholes equation and its conversion to the heat equation.
MATH431
Geometry for Computer Applications
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH461, MATH240, MATH341).
Topics from projective geometry and transformation geometry, emphasizin the two-dimensional representation of three-dimensional objects and objects moving about in the plane and space. The emphasis will be on formulas and algorithms of immediate use in computer graphics.
MATH432
Introduction to Topology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH410.
Metric spaces, topological spaces, connectedness, compactness (includin Heine-Borel and Bolzano-Weierstrass theorems), Cantor sets, continuous maps and homeomorphisms, fundamental group (homotopy, covering spaces, the fundamental theorem of algebra, Brouwer fixed point theorem), surfaces (e.g., Euler characteristic, the index of a vector field, hairy sphere theorem), elements of combinatorial topology (graphs and trees, planarity, coloring problems).
MATH445
Elementary Mathematical Logic
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH141.
Elementary development of propositional and predicate logic, including semantics and deductive systems and with a discussion of completeness, incompleteness and the decision problem.
MATH452
Introduction to Dynamics and Chaos
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH246; and 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH240, MATH461). Or minimum grade of C- in MATH340 and MATH341.
Also offered as: AMSC452.
Credit only granted for: AMSC452 or MATH452.
An introduction to mathematical dynamics and chaos. Orbits, bifurcations, Cantor sets and horseshoes, symbolic dynamics, fractal dimension, notions of stability, flows and chaos. Includes motivation and historical perspectives, as well as examples of fundamental maps studied in dynamics and applications of dynamics.
MATH456
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have completed two 400-level MATH courses (not to include MATH 461, 478, and 480's) with a minimum grade of C-. Or minimum grade of C- in CMSC351 and CMSC330; and permission of CMNS-Mathematics department.
Also offered as: CMSC456.
Credit only granted for: MATH456 or CMSC456.
Importance in protecting data in communications between computers. The subject lies on the border between mathematics and computer science. Mathematical topics include number theory and probability. Computer science topics include complexity theory.
MATH461
Linear Algebra for Scientists and Engineers
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH141; and must have completed any MATH or STAT course with a prerequisite of MATH141.
Credit only granted for: BIOE371, MATH240, MATH341, or MATH461.
Additional information: This course may not be used towards the upper level math requirements for MATH/STAT majors.
Basic concepts of linear algebra. This course is similar to MATH 240, but with more extensive coverage of the topics needed in applied linear algebra: change of basis, complex eigenvalues, diagonalization, the Jordan canonical form.
MATH462
Partial Differential Equations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH241, MATH340); and 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH246, MATH341).
Linear spaces and operators, orthogonality, Sturm-Liouville problems and eigenfunction expansions for ordinary differential equations. Introduction to partial differential equations, including the heat equation, wave equation and Laplace's equation. Boundary value problems, initial value problems and initial-boundary value problems.
MATH463
Complex Variables for Scientists and Engineers
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH241, MATH340).
The algebra of complex numbers, analytic functions, mapping properties of the elementary functions. Cauchy integral formula. Theory of residues and application to evaluation of integrals. Conformal mapping.
MATH464
Transform Methods for Scientists and Engineers
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH246, MATH341).
Fourier transform, Fourier series, discrete fast Fourier transform (DFT and FFT). Laplace transform. Poisson summations, and sampling. Optional Topics: Distributions and operational calculus, PDEs, Wavelet transform, Radon transform and applications such as Imaging, Speech Processing, PDEs of Mathematical Physics, Communications, Inverse Problems.
MATH470
Mathematics for Secondary Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH141 and MATH140; and must have completed one 400-level MATH course (not to include MATH461, 478, and 480's).
An advanced perspective on some of the core mathematics underlying high school mathematics courses. Topics include number systems, functions of one variable, equations, inequalities, trigonometric functions, curve fitting, and polynomials. The course includes an analysis of alternate approaches to mathematical ideas and problems, and makes connections between ideas that may have been studied separately in different high school and college courses.
MATH478A
(Perm Req)
Selected Topics For Teachers of Mathematics
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
MATH489
(Perm Req)
Research Interactions in Mathematics; Research Interactions in Mathematics
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
MATH498A
(Perm Req)
Selected Topics in Mathematics
Credits: 1 - 9
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
MATH600
Abstract Algebra I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH405 and MATH403; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Groups with operators, homomorphism and isomorphism theorems, normal series, Sylow theorems, free groups, Abelian groups, rings, integral domains, fields, modules. Topics may include HOM (A,B), Tensor products, exterior algebra.
Offered fall only.
MATH602
Homological Algebra
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH600.
Projective and injective modules, homological dimensions, derived functors, spectral sequence of a composite functor. Applications.
MATH606
Algebraic Geometry I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH600 and MATH601.
Prime and primary ideals in Noetherian rings, Hilbert Nullstellensatz, places and valuations, prevarieties (in the sense of Serre), dimension, morphisms, singularities, varieties, schemes, rationality.
MATH630
Real Analysis I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH411; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Lebesgue measure and the Lebesgue integral on R, differentiation of functions of bounded variation, absolute continuity and fundamental theorem of calculus, Lp spaces on R, Riesz-Fischer theorem, bounded linear functionals on Lp, measure and outer measure, Fubini's theorem.
MATH634
Harmonic Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH630.
L1 theory: Fejer theorem, inversion theorem, ideal structure, Tauberian theorem. L2 theory: Plancherel-Parseval theorems, Paley-Wiener theorem. Lp theory: Hausdorff-Young theorem. Distribution theory: Bochner's theorem, Wiener continuous measures theorem, Malliavin theorem, Schwartz theory, almost periodic functions.
MATH670
Ordinary Differential Equations I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH405. And MATH410; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Also offered as: AMSC670.
Credit only granted for: AMSC670 or MATH670.
Existence and uniqueness, linear systems usually with Floquet theory for periodic systems, linearization and stability, planar systems usually with Poincare-Bendixson theorem.
MATH673
Partial Differential Equations I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH411; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Also offered as: AMSC673.
Credit only granted for: AMSC673 or MATH673.
Analysis of boundary value problems for Laplace's equation, initial value problems for the heat and wave equations. Fundamental solutions, maximum principles, energy methods. First order nonlinear PDE, conservation laws. Characteristics, shock formation, weak solutions. Distributions, Fourier transform.
Offered fall only.
MATH689
(Perm Req)
Research Interactions in Mathematics
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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MATH695
Teaching Seminar
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Mathematics (Doctoral); Mathematics (Master's); Mathematical Statistics (Doctoral); Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computation (Master's); Mathematical Statistics (Master's); Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computation (Doctoral)).
A course intended for first year teaching assistants. Topics include: everyday mechanics of teaching; teaching methods and styles; technology; course enrichment, diversity in the classroom; sexual harassment; teacher-student interactions; presentations by students.
MATH712
Mathematical Logic I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Sentential logic, first-order languages, models and formal deductions. Basic model theory including completeness and compactness theorems, other methods of constructing models, and applications such as non-standard analysis.
MATH730
Fundamental Concepts of Topology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH403, MATH410, and MATH411; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Survey of basic point set topology, fundamental group, covering spaces, Van Kampen's theorem, simplicial complexes, simplicial homology, Euler characteristics and classification of surfaces.
MATH742
Geometric Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH673 and MATH674; or MATH740.
Calculus of Variations, Bochner technique, Morse theory, weak solutions and elliptic regularity, maximum principle for elliptic and parabolic equations, Green's function of the Laplacian, isoperimetric and Sobolev inequalities, continuity method, curvature and comparison results, harmonic maps, curvature prescription problems.
MATH799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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MATH808A
Selected Topics in Algebra
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
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MATH808J
Selected Topics in Algebra; Moduli of Elliptic Curves
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
MATH808L
Selected Topics in Algebra; Elliptic Curves
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
MATH818A
Selected Topics in Logic
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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MATH848A
Selected Topics in Geometry and Topology
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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MATH848E
Selected Topics in Geometry and Topology; Scissors Congruence and Invariants of 3-Manifolds
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
MATH858A
Selected Topics in Analysis
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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MATH858E
Selected Topics in Analysis; An Introduction to Nonlinear PDEs and Physical Modeling
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
MATH858N
Selected Topics in Analysis; Topics in Non-Linear Analysis
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
MATH868A
SelectedTopics in Complex Analysis
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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MATH898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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MATH899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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