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Mathematics

Course Code
 MATH 291 Credits 1
Title LaTeX
Prerequisite MATH 260 and MATH 262
Course Outline Course Outline
Description An introduction to LaTeX, a mathematical typesetting language, including page layout commands, typesetting formulae, enumerated lists, tables, arrays, graphics, plus other packages and specialized document classes.

Course Code
 MATH 302 Credits 3
Title Mathematics for Early Childhood
Prerequisite MATH 110
Course Outline Course Outline
Description Development of numeration systems, whole number, integer, rational numbers, geometry, and measurement. The content focuses on appropriate representations and models specifically tied to early childhood education. Open only to majors in Early Childhood Education. Does not substitute for MATH 303 or 304. This course does not apply to the mathematics major or minor requirements.

Course Code
 MATH 303 Credits 3
Title Foundations of Number Systems
Prerequisite MATH 110
Course Outline Course Outline
Description Sets; systems of numeration; whole number, integer, and rational number operations and properties. Particularly appropriate for early childhood, elementary, and special education majors. This course does not apply to the mathematics major or minor requirements.

Course Code
 MATH 304 Credits 3
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 3
Title Introduction to Proof and Abstract Mathematics
Prerequisite MATH 262
Course Outline Course Outline
Description Logic, rules of inference, methods of proof including direct and indirect methods, sets, functions, and mathematical relations and properties of relations. Calculus II must be taken prior to or with Math 311.

Course Code
 MATH 316 Credits 3
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 3
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 4
Title Multi-Variable and Vector Calculus
Prerequisite MATH 262 and MATH 260
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 3
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 4
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. Simple linear regression, one factor ANOVA and ANOVA for regression.

Course Code
 MATH 336 Credits 3
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 3
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 4
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 3
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 3
Title Differential Equations
Prerequisite MATH 323
Course Outline Course Outline
Description Classify a differential equation. Solve a variety of ordinary differential equations and initial value problems using a variety of techniques, including finding exact solutions, numerical solutions, and power series solutions. Be able to discern qualitative information from a differential equation without finding an explicit or implicit solution. Students must meet the prerequisite or be concurrently enrolled in MATH 323

Course Code
 MATH 386 Credits 3
Title Eureka! A History of Mathematical Ideas
Prerequisite MATH 261
Course Outline Course Outline
Writing Intensive Yes
Description We will explore the history of mathematics from ancient to modern times by using famous equations as entry points to different periods in mathematical history. Once in a period we will explore the development of mathematics at that time, the people involved in that development, the culture at the time, and then fast forward to the modern implications of that particular branch of mathematics. We will move chronologically and connect the mathematics to the development of science, politics, art, music, and many other fields.

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 1
Title Sophomore Seminar
Prerequisite 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 397 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.

Course Code
 MATH 402 Credits 4
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