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Mathematics

Course Code
MATH 304  Credits
Title Informal Geometry 
Prerequisite MATH 303 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Fundamental concepts of plane and solid geometry, measurement, probability, and statistics. Particularly appropriate for early childhood and elementary education majors. Students must have completed MATH 303 with a grade of "C-" or higher. Not open to mathematics majors or minors. 



Course Code
MATH 311  Credits
Title Introduction to Proof and Abstract Mathematics 
Prerequisite MATH 210 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Methods of proof, include direct and indirect methods, mathematical relations and properties of relations, and an axiomatic treatment of Boolean Algebras. 



Course Code
MATH 316  Credits
Title Teaching Mathematics in the Middle Grades 
Prerequisite MATH 303 MATH 304 OR MATH 262 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Materials and methods of teaching mathematics in grades 5-8. Open only to math majors with a concentration in teaching and to elementary education majors with a specialty in mathematics. In addition to those students who have completed the listed prerequisites, students who are majoring in secondary math education and who have Junior standing may take this course. 



Course Code
MATH 321  Credits
Title Financial Mathematics 
Prerequisite MATH 229 or MATH 261 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description The purpose of this course is to provide an understanding of the fundamental concept of financial mathematics, and how those concepts are applied in calculating present and accumulated values for various streams of cash flows. Reserving, valuation, pricing, asset/liability management, investment income, capital budgeting, and valuing contingent cash flows will be discussed. An introduction to financial instruments and the concept of no-arbitrage as it relates to financial mathematics will be given. This course covers topics of CAS/SOA Actuarial Exam 2/FM. 



Course Code
MATH 323  Credits
Title Multi-Variable and Vector Calculus 
Prerequisite MATH 262 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Calculus of several variables-- partial differentiation, multiple integration, vector calculus, line and surface integrals, Green's Theorem, and Stoke's Theorem. Students must have taken, or be currently enrolled in, Math 260. 



Course Code
MATH 327  Credits
Title Introduction to Linear Algebra 
Prerequisite MATH 262 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Systems of linear equations, Gauss-Jordan elimination, linear programming, matrices, determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations, and eigenvectors. 



Course Code
MATH 335  Credits
Title Intermediate Probability and Statistics I 
Prerequisite MATH 262 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Probability, probability distributions of discrete random variables, probability density functions, expected value and variance, sampling distributions and central limit theorem, point and interval estimation, and tests of hypotheses for the population mean. 



Course Code
MATH 336  Credits
Title Intermediate Probability and Statistics II 
Prerequisite MATH 335 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description One and two sample tests of hypotheses, Chi-square tests, analysis of variance, completely randomized and randomized block designs, least square estimation, simple linear regression, multiple linear regression, hypotheses testing and confidence intervals for regression parameters, testing of models, model selection procedures, multicolinearity, introduction of qualitative variables, estimation, interpretation, and testing of hypotheses, checking validity of models. 



Course Code
MATH 355  Credits
Title Mathematical Modeling 
Prerequisite MATH 327 MATH 323 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Writing Intensive Yes  
Description Techniques of developing and analyzing mathematical descriptions of physical phenomena. 



Course Code
MATH 361  Credits
Title Intermediate Analysis I 
Prerequisite MATH 323 and MATH 311 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description A rigorous treatment of concepts of calculus and foundations of mathematics including logic and sets, Bolzano-Weierstrass Theorem, limits, Heine-Borel Theorem, continuity, and derivative. 



Course Code
MATH 362  Credits
Title Intermediate Analysis II 
Prerequisite MATH 361 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description A continuation of the rigorous treatment of concepts of calculus and foundations of mathematics including the Riemann integral, infinite series, sequences of functions and uniform convergence. 



Course Code
MATH 366  Credits
Title Differential Equations 
Prerequisite MATH 323 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Standard methods of solution for elementary ordinary differential equations. Students must meet the prerequisite or be concurrently enrolled in MATH 323



Course Code
MATH 390  Credits 1-4 
Title Topics in Mathematics 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This is an upper division topical course that may be repeated when topics changes. 



Course Code
MATH 392  Credits
Title Sophomore Seminar 
Prerequisite MATH 310 or MATH 311 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Students will attend lectures where they will be exposed to research level mathematics and general interest topics. The students will also attend lectures given by their classmates. 



Course Code
MATH 402  Credits
Title Mathematics for Special Education 
Prerequisite MATH 303 OR MATH 110 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Development of number, algebra, geometry and measurement content along with methods for teaching mathematics in special education setting. Open only to majors and minors in special education. Does not substitute for MATH 406



Course Code
MATH 406  Credits
Title Mathematics in the Elementary School 
Prerequisite MATH 304 MATH 303 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Materials and methods of teaching elementary school mathematics. Open only to elementary education majors. Taught as part of PFY. Prerequisites: MATH 303 and 304 with grades of "C" or higher. 



Course Code
MATH 411  Credits
Title Introduction to Combinatorics 
Prerequisite MATH 262 and either MATH 310 or MATH 311 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Permutations, Binomial Coefficients, Algebraic and Combinatorial Proof Techniques, Multinomial Coefficients, The Pigeonhole Principle, The Principle of Inclusion and Exclusion, Ordinary Generating Functions, Exponential Generating Functions, Integer Partitions, Set Partitions, Stirling Numbers of the First and Second Kind, and Bell Numbers. 



Course Code
MATH 416  Credits
Title Mathematics in the Secondary School 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Writing Intensive Yes  
Description Objectives, methods, materials, and evaluation of teaching mathematics in grades 9-12. This course is the upper division writing course for BS majors in mathematics with the emphasis in teaching. Students in this course must have Junior standing. 



Course Code
MATH 421  Credits
Title Actuarial Science I 
Prerequisite MATH 323 MATH 435 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Applications and synthesis of mathematical and statistical concepts included in the Actuarial Examination I, administered by the Society of Actuaries. Linear time series models, seasonal models, stationary models, moving average, autoregressive and ARIMA models, model identification, confidence intervals and testing, forecasting and error analysis. 



Course Code
MATH 435  Credits
Title Mathematical Statistics I 
Prerequisite MATH 335 and either MATH 310 or MATH 311 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Discrete and continuous probability distributions, marginal and conditional densities, moment generating functions, transformations, and limiting distributions. Sampling distributions, parametric point estimation and tests of hypotheses.