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Mathematics

Course Code
MATH 450  Credits
Title Numerical Analysis I 
Prerequisite MATH 323 and CSIS 152 and either MATH 310 or MATH 311 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Numerical solutions to systems of equations and differential equations, finite differences, interpolation formulas, numerical calculus, and approximating functions. 



Course Code
MATH 469  Credits 1-12 
Title Internship 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description A supervised practical experience in mathematics. A maximum of 12 internship credits may be applied to the degree. 



Course Code
MATH 476  Credits
Title Abstract Algebra I 
Prerequisite MATH 327 and either MATH 310 or MATH 311 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Groups, rings and integral domains studied as abstract mathematical systems. Lagrange's theorem, factor groups, homomorphisms, polynomial rings and quotient rings. 



Course Code
MATH 486  Credits
Title History of Mathematics 
Prerequisite MATH 262 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Topical and chronological survey of the main branches of mathematics. Required for Math Education majors. May not be used as a restricted elective for any other emphasis nor for the B.A. degree in mathematics. 



Course Code
MATH 487  Credits
Title Foundations of Geometry 
Prerequisite MATH 323 and MATH 327 and either MATH 310 or MATH 311 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Systems of geometry such as Euclidean, non-Euclidean, coordinate, synthetic, transformational and projective. Models in geometric systems. 



Course Code
MATH 491  Credits
Title Mathematical Writing 
Prerequisite MATH 291 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Writing Intensive Yes  
Description This is a writing intensive course in the major for mathematics majors. It is intended to help students learn how to incorporate mathematics into their own writing. 



Course Code
MATH 492  Credits
Title Senior Seminar 
Prerequisite MATH 392 
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 497  Credits 1-3 
Title Independent Study 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual study, project, or research of special interest agreed upon by student and instructor. Requires approval of department chair and dean.