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Ann Cannon (chair), Tony deLaubenfels,
Major: A minimum of 10 course credits, nine of which are in
Mathematics, including MAT 221 and 223; at
least four additional 300-level courses, which include either
327 or 337 and exclude Individual Projects, Group
Projects, and Internships; and also, knowledge of a programming language (CSC
140 or equivalent), which the Department recommends be
acquired by the end of the sophomore year.
Teaching Major: A minimum of 10 course
credits, nine of which are in Mathematics, including MAT
221 and 223; at least four additional
300-level courses which include MAT 327 and
331 and exclude Individual Projects, Group Projects, and Internships;
knowledge of a programming language (CSC 140 or
equivalent); and a grade point average in all Mathematics courses of at
least 2.5. Students with other majors who intend to apply for
certification in Mathematics as a second fieldmust take MAT 327 and 331, and have a grade
point average in all Mathematics courses of at least 2.5. In addition to
the foregoing requirements, prospective teachers must also apply for
admission to the Teacher Education Program
(preferably at the start of their sophomore year) and complete a second
major in Secondary Education described under Education.
Minor: A minimum of five course credits in Mathematics which
include MAT 221, 223, and at least two 300-level Mathematics courses.
Logarithmic, exponential, and trigonometric functions, and related topics. Prerequisite: three years of high school mathematics. (Mathematics)
141. Calculus I
Calculus of functions of one real variable and analytic geometry of two variables. Prerequisite: MAT 112 or three and one-half years of high school mathematics, including trigonometry. (Mathematics)
142. Calculus II
Continuation of Calculus I, including further techniques of integration, transcendental functions, and applications. Prerequisite: MAT 141.
143. Calculus III
Infinite series and vector analysis. Prerequisite: MAT 142.
221. Linear Algebra
Linear algebra, vector spaces, and linear transformations. Prerequisite: MAT 142.
223. Calculus IV
Calculus of functions of several variables. Prerequisite: MAT 143.
306. Numerical Analysis
Function approximation, error analysis, data fitting, iteration, and symbolic computation. Applications to the approximate solution of problems, including root-finding in non-linear equations, differentiation, integration, linear systems, and differential equations. Prerequisites: MAT 143, 221, and CSC 140 or equivalent. Alternate years. Same course as CSC 306. deLAUBENFELS
327-328. Modern Algebra I & II
Formal systems of algebra (groups, rings, integral domains, and fields) and their relations to other disciplines. Prerequisite: MAT 221. Alternate years.
331. Fundamentals of Geometries
Various geometries and their evolution. Prerequisite: MAT 221. Alternate years.
336. Differential Equations
Differential equations, existence theorems for solutions of differential
equations, solution of systems of equations, and an introduction to
stability theory. Prerequisites: MAT 143 and
221. Alternate years.
337-338. Analysis I &
Topics from the theory of functions of
a real variable, including the implicit function theorem, the
Riemann-Stieltjes integral, and convergence properties of functions.
Prerequisites: MAT 143 and 221. Alternate
347-348. Mathematical Statistics I & II
Probability, random variables, sampling distributions, theory of estimation and hypothesis testing, linear and multiple regression, analysis of variance, and techniques for categorical data. Prerequisites: MAT 221 and 223. Alternate years. CANNON
380. Internship: see Courses 280/380.
390. Individual Project: see Courses 290/390.
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