Undergraduate Courses

All courses are offered for three credits except where otherwise noted. For complete descriptions, please see the K.D. School of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Studies Web site.

General Education and Core Courses

Class Course Description Course prerequisites
MATH 0010 College Algebra Part 1 (1.5 Credits)

This course is equivalent to the first half of Math 0031
Syllabus 

MATH 0020 College Algebra Part 2 (1.5 Credits)

This course is equivalent to the the second half of MATH 0031.
Syllabus 

Math 0010
MATH 0025 Applied Algebra (3 Credits)

This is an applied algebra course for nonscience majors.

Syllabus

MATH 0031 College Algebra (3 Credits)

This is a traditional college algebra course. It is equivalent to the pair of courses MATH 0010 and 0020. 
Syllabus 

MATH 0120 Business Calculus (4 Credits)

Credit will not be given for both MATH 0120 and 0220
Syllabus 

C or better in Math 0031 OR math placement score at least 61
MATH 0125 Business Calculus Part 1

(2 Credits)
Syllabus 

C or better in Math 0031 OR math placement score at least 61
MATH 0126 Business Calculus Part 2 (2 Credits)

Syllabus

MATH 0125
MATH 0200 Prep for Scientific Calculus (3 Credits)

This course may not be taken for credit by students who have successfully completed MATH 0032, 0100, or any calculus course.
Syllabus 

C or better in Math 0031 OR math placement score at least 61
MATH 0220 Analytic Geometry and Calculus 1 (4 Credits)

Credit will not be given for both MATH 0120 and 0220
Syllabus 

C or better in Math 0032 or C or better in Math 0200 or math placement score at least 76
MATH 0230 Analytic Geometry and Calculus 2

(4 Credits)
Syllabus 

C or better in MATH 0220
MATH 0235 UHC Honors Calculus

(4 Credits)

Consent of the Honors College
MATH 0240 Analytic Geometry and Calculus 3

(4 Credits)
Syllabus 

C or better in MATH 0230
Math 0245 Honors Calculus 3

(4 Credits)

Consent of the Honors College
MATH 0280 Intro to Matrices and Linear Algebra (3 Credits)

Credit will not be given for both MATH 0280 and 1180
Syllabus 

MATH 0290 Applied Differential Equations (3 Credits)

Credit will not be given for both MATH 0290 and 1270
Syllabus 

MATH 0230
MATH 0400 Discrete Mathematical Structures (3 Credits)

Syllabus

C or better in Math 0031 OR math placement score at least 61
MATH 0413 Intro to Theoretical Mathematics (4 Credits)

Syllabus

MATH 0230
MATH 0420 Theoretical 1-Variable Calculus (3 Credits)

Syllabus

MATH 0413
MATH 0430 Intro to Abstract Algebraic Systems (3 Credits)

Syllabus

MATH 0413
MATH 0450 UHC Intro to Analysis (4 Credits)

Offered every spring

Consent of instructor
MATH 0470 Actuarial Mathematics I (3 Credits)

(Formerly Math 1120)

Syllabus

Corequisite: Math 0230 or 0235

 

Junior-to-Senior Level Courses

Class Course Description Course prerequisites
1010 Putnam Seminar

(2 Credits)

Consent of instructor
MATH 1020 Applied Elementary Number Theory MATH 0430
MATH 1025 Introduction to Mathematical Cryptography (3 Credits)

Syllabus

MATH 0430
MATH 1050 Combinatorial Mathematics MATH 0430
MATH 1070 Numerical Analysis (3 Credits)

Syllabus

MATH 0240 and some programming experience
MATH 1080 Numerical Linear Algebra (3 Credits)

Syllabus

MATH 0240, MATH 0280 OR MATH 1180 and some programming experience
MATH 1100 Linear Programming MATH 0280 or MATH 1180
MATH 1101 Optimization MATH 0240 and one of MATH 0280, 1180
MATH 1103 BIG Problems (3 Credits)

Seminar course focusing on problems from Business, Industry, and Government

Math 1101 or Math 1360
MATH 1110 Industrial Mathematics One of MATH 0280, 1180, 1185
MATH 1121 Actuarial Mathematics II (3 Credits)

Syllabus

MATH 0240, 1120, STAT 1151
MATH 1122 Actuarial Mathematics III (3 Credits)

Life Contingencies
Syllabus 

MATH 1121
MATH 1123 Actuarial Math IV (3 Credits)

Life Contingencies, part 2
Syllabus 

Math 1122
MATH 1180 Linear Algebra (3 Credits)

Syllabus

MATH 0413
MATH 1185 Honors Linear Algebra (3 Credits)

Offered each fall

Consent of instructor
MATH 1230 The Big Ideas of Mathematics (3 Credits)

Offered each fall

MATH 0430
MATH 1231 Internship in Math Education (1 Credits)

Offered each fall

MATH 1230
MATH 1250 Abstract Algebra (3 Credits)

Syllabus

MATH 0430
MATH 1270 Ordinary Differential Equations 1 (3 Credits)

Syllabus

one of MATH 0280, 1180, or 1185
MATH 1275 Honors Ordinary Differential Equations (3 Credits)

Syllabus

MATH 1280 Ordinary Differential Equations 2 MATH 1270
MATH 1290 Topics in Geometry (3 Credits)

Syllabus

MATH 0240, 0413
MATH 1310 Graph Theory MATH 0413
MATH 1330 Projective Geometry MATH 1180 or MATH 1185
MATH 1350 Intro to Differential Geometry MATH 0240 plus one of MATH 1180, MATH 1185
MATH 1360 Modeling in Applied Mathematics (3 Credits)

Syllabus

Math 0290 or Math 1270 or Math 1275
MATH 1370 Computational Neuroscience (3 Credits)

Syllabus

MATH 0230 and some programming experience
MATH 1380 Math Biology (3 Credits)

Syllabus

MATH 0280 or MATH 1180 plus MATH 0290 or MATH 1270
MATH 1410 Intro to Foundations of Mathematics Math 0413 or Math 0450
MATH 1470 Partial Differential Equations MATH 0240 and one of MATH 0290, MATH 1270.
Math 1510 Mathematical Probability Math 0420 or Math 0450, and one of 280, 1180 or 1185
MATH 1530 Advanced Calculus 1 MATH 0420 or MATH 0450
MATH 1540 Advanced Calculus 2 (3 Credits)

In this course, which is a continuation of the Fall Math 1530, the theory of differentiation and integration of functions of several variables will be developed rigorously. Topics will include the inverse and implicit function theorems, Fubini's Theorem, change of variables, and Stokes' Theorem.

Prerequisite(s): PREQ: MATH 1530

MATH 1530
MATH 1550 Vector Analysis and Applications MATH 0240 plus MATH 0280 or MATH 1180
MATH 1550 Vector Analysis and Applications

Summer Syllabus

Syllabus

Semester Schedule

MATH 1560 Complex Variables and Applications MATH 0240 (with B or better) or MATH 1550
MATH 1570 Fourier Analysis (3 Credits)

Fourier series, Fourier integrals, and applications
Syllabus 

One of Math 0420, Math 0450 AND one of Math 0280, Math 1180, Math 1185
MATH 1700 Introduction to Topology MATH 0420 or MATH 0450
MATH 1900 Internship
MATH 1902 Directed Study

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