Courses

Elementary Number Theory

Course Prefix: 
MA
Course Number: 
130
Course Credits: 
3

General preparation in mathematics for elementary educators. Set theory, problem solving strategies, pattern recognition, numeration systems, number theory, properties of and operations with real numbers. Prerequisite: MA 110 or equivalent. (Placement test required)

Geometry, Probability and Statistics from an Elementary Point of View

Course Prefix: 
MA
Course Number: 
131
Course Credits: 
3

General preparation in mathematics for elementary educators. Geometry with emphasis on shapes and measurement, transformational geometry and symmetry, logic, counting methods, permutations and combinations, an introduction to probability and statistics. Prerequisite: MA 110 or equivalent. (Placement test required)

Independent Study

Course Prefix: 
MA
Course Number: 
491, 492
Course Credits: 
1-3

Intermediate Algebra

Course Prefix: 
MA
Course Number: 
110
Course Credits: 
3

Algebraic operations, solving equations and inequalities, lines, inequalities and their graphs, introduction to conic sections, introduction to functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations, problem solving techniques and applications. Prerequisite: MA 100 or both of the following: one unit of high school algebra and one unit of high school geometry. (Placement test required) 

Introduction to Discrete Mathematics

Course Prefix: 
MA
Course Number: 
332
Course Credits: 
3

Logic and set theory, proof techniques, relations and functions, algorithms, elementary properties of integers, counting techniques and probability. Prerequisite: MA 175 or MA 120 with department approval or MA 220 with department approval.

Introductory Algebra

Course Prefix: 
MA
Course Number: 
100
Course Credits: 
3

Sets, real numbers, basic algebraic operations and polynomial arithmetic, factoring, linear equations and inequalities, rectangular coordinate systems, solution of linear systems, algebraic fractions, exponents and radicals, solution of quadratic equations and applications. (Placement test required)

Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory

Course Prefix: 
MA
Course Number: 
331
Course Credits: 
3

Algebra of matrices, systems of linear equations, Gauss- Jordan reduction, inverses, discriminants, eigne values, linear spaces and subspaces, spanning sets, linear independence, basis, null space, change of basis, orthogonal bases, linear transformations, matrix representation and composition of transformation. Prerequisite: MA 176 or MA 120 with departmental approval, or MA 220 with department approval.

Math History

Course Prefix: 
MA
Course Number: 
350
Course Credits: 
3

A study of algebra, number theory, irrational numbers, analytical geometry, the Calculus, non-Euclidean geometries and infinite sets from an historical perspective. Prerequisite: MA 120.

Modern Algebra

Course Prefix: 
MA
Course Number: 
432
Course Credits: 
3

Groups, rings, fields, normal subgroups, congruence, quotient groups, ideals, quotient rings, equivalence relations, abstract algebraic structures. Prerequisite:
MA 332 (or corequisite).

Modern Geometry

Course Prefix: 
MA
Course Number: 
330
Course Credits: 
3

Axiomatic foundations to Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries and contemporary approaches to the study of geometry. Prerequisite: MA 120 or equivalent. (Placement test required)

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