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Mathematics and Statistics

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

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Mathematics and Statistics - MATH Courses

LOWER DIVISION


103. Mathematical Ideas (3)
Prerequisite: Appropriate ELM score, ELM exemption, or MAPB 7 or 11.
Surveys variety of concepts in undergraduate mathematics. Includes elementary logic, numeration systems, rational and real numbers, modular number systems, elementary combinatorics, probability and statistics, using real world examples.
Not open for credit to students with credit in any MATH or MTED course numbered greater than 103, or the equivalent. (Lecture 3 hrs.) (CAN MATH 2)

 

108. Statistics for Everyday Life (3)
Prerequisite: Appropriate ELM score, ELM exemption, or MAPB 7 or 11.
Exploratory data analysis, methods of visualizing data, descriptive statistics, misuse and manipulation of data in statistical analysis, probability, binomial and normal distributions, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression, contingency tables.
Not open for credit to students with credit in any MATH or MTED course numbered greater than 103, or the equivalent. Not open for credit to students with credit in MATH 180 or the equivalent. (Lecture 3 hrs.) (CAN STAT 2)

 

109. Modeling with Algebra (3)
Prerequisite: Appropriate ELM score, ELM exemption, or MAPB 7 or 11.
Data, functions, domain, range, representations of functions (verbal, numerical, graphical, algebraic), visualizing functions (increasing, decreasing, maximum, minimum, concave up, concave down). Linear functions, rate of change, slope, modeling data, systems of linear equations, linear inequalities. Exponentials, logs, growth decay, semi log plots for modeling.
Not open for credit to students with credit in any MATH or MTED course numbered greater than 103, or the equivalent. (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

111. Precalculus Trigonometry (3)
Prerequisite: Appropriate ELM score, ELM exemption, or MAPB 11.
Trigonometric functions and applications. Arithmetic and graphical representation of complex numbers, polar form, DeMoivre's Theorem.
Not open for credit to students with credit in MATH 101, 117 or 122. (Lecture 3 hrs.) (CAN MATH 8)

 

113. Precalculus Algebra (3)
Prerequisite: Appropriate ELM score, ELM exemption, or MAPB 11.
Equations, inequalities. Functions, their graphs, inverses, transformations. Polynomial, rational functions, theory of equations. Exponential, logarithmic functions, modeling. Systems of equations, matrices, determinants. Sequences, series.
Not open for credit to students with credit in MATH 112, 115, 117, 119A, 120, or 122. For students who will continue to MATH 115, 117, 119A, 120, or 122. (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

114. Finite Mathematics (3)
Prerequisite: Appropriate ELM score, ELM exemption, or MAPB 11.
Combinatorial techniques and introduction to probability. Equations of lines and systems of linear equations, matrices, introduction to linear programming.
Not open for credit to students with credit in MATH 233 or 380. (Lecture 3 hrs.) (CAN MATH 12)

 

115. Calculus for Business (3)
Prerequisite: Appropriate ELM score, ELM exemption, or MAPB 11.
Functions, derivatives, optimization problems, graphs, partial derivatives. Lagrange multipliers, integration of functions of one variable. Applications to business and economics. Emphasis on problem-solving techniques.
Not open for credit to students with credit in MATH 119A, 120 or 122. (CAN MATH 34) (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

117. Precalculus Mathematics (4)
Prerequisite: Appropriate MDPT placement or a grade of “C” or better in MAPB 11.
Polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. Complex numbers, conic sections, graphing techniques.
Not open for credit to students with credit in MATH 122. (Lecture 3 hrs., problem session 2 hrs.) (CAN MATH 16)

 

119A. Survey of Calculus I (3)
Prerequisite: Appropriate MDPT placement or a grade of “C” or better in MATH 112 or MATH 113.
Functions, limits and continuity, differentiation and integration of functions of one variable including exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. Graphing, optimization, parametric equations, integration by substitution and by parts, numerical integration. Applications to the life sciences. Emphasis on problem solving.
Not open for credit to students with credit in MATH 115, 120 or 122. (CAN MATH 30) (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

119B. Survey of Calculus II (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 119A or 122.
Functions of several variable, partial derivatives, optimization. First order differential equations, second order linear homogeneous differential equations, systems of differential equations. Probability, random variables, difference equations. Introduces matrices, Gaussian elimination, determinants. Life science applications. Emphasis on problem solving.
Not open for credit to students with credit in MATH 123 or 224. (CAN MATH 32) (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

120. Calculus for Technology (4)
Prerequisite: Appropriate MDPT placement or a grade of “C” or better in MATH 113.
Real and complex numbers and functions; limits and continuity; differentiation and integration of functions of one variable. Introduces calculus of several variables. Science and technology applications.
Not open for credit to students with credit in MATH 122. (Lecture 3 hrs., problem session 2 hrs.)

 

122. Calculus I (4)
Prerequisite: Appropriate MDPT placement or a grade of “C” or better in MATH 101 and 113, or a grade of “C” or better in MATH 117.
Continuous functions. Derivatives and applications including graphing, related rates, and optimization. Transcendental functions. L’Hospital’s Rule. Antiderivatives. Definite integrals. Area under a curve.
(Lecture 3 hrs., problem session 2 hrs.) (CAN MATH 18)

 

123. Calculus II (4)
Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in MATH 122.
Applications of the integral. Techniques of integration. Infinite series including convergence tests and Taylor series. Parametric equations. Polar coordinates. Introduces differential equations.
Not open for credit to students with credit in MATH 222. (CAN MATH 20) (Lecture 3 hrs., problem session 2 hrs.)

 

222. Intermediate Calculus (4)
Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in MATH 122.
Integration by parts and by partial fractions. Numerical integration. Improper integrals. Infinite series including series convergence tests and Taylor series. Vectors. Partial derivatives and directional derivatives. Double integrals. Introduces differential equations.
Enrollment restricted to CECS majors. Not open for credit to students with credit in MATH 123. Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 3 hrs., activity 2 hrs.)

 

224. Calculus III (4)
Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in MATH 123 or 222.
Vectors and three-dimensional analytic geometry. Partial derivatives and Lagrange multipliers. Multiple integrals. Vector calculus, line and surface integrals. Green’s Theorem, Stokes’ Theorem, and the Divergence Theorem.
(Lecture 3 hrs., problem session 2 hrs. ) (CAN MATH 22)

 

233. Fundamental Concepts for Advanced Mathematics (3)
Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in MATH 123 or 222.
Fundamentals of logic and set theory, counting principles, functions and relations, induction and recursion, introduction to probability, elementary number theory, congruences. Introduces writing proofs.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

247. Introduction to Linear Algebra (3)
Prerequisite: MATH 222 or prerequisite or corequisite: MATH 224.
Matrix algebra, solution of systems of equations, determinants, vector spaces including function spaces, inner product spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, quadratic forms, and applications. Emphasis on computational methods.
(Lecture 3 hrs.) (CAN MATH 26)

 

297. Directed Study (1-3)
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
For students who wish to undertake special study, at the lower division level, which is not a part of any regular course, under the direction of a faculty member. Individual investigation, studies or surveys of selected problems.

 

UPPER DIVISION


303I. Reflections in Space and Time (3)
Prerequisites: GE foundation, at least one GE Explorations course, upper-division standing.
An experimentally-driven investigation of the mathematical nature of symmetry and patterns. Considers the pervasive appearance and deep significance of symmetry and patterns in art and science.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

310. History of Early Mathematics (3)
Prerequisite/Corequisite: completion of, or concurrent enrollment in a 200-level mathematics course.
History of mathematics through seventeenth century, including arithmetic, geometry, algebra, and beginnings of calculus. Interconnections with other branches of mathematics. Writing component; strongly recommended students enrolling have completed the G.E. A.1 requirement.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

323. Introduction to Numerical Analysis (4)
Prerequisites: MATH 222 or 224, and a course in computer programming.
Numerical solution of nonlinear equations, systems of linear equations, and ordinary differential equations. Interpolating polynomials, numerical differentiation, and numerical integration. Computer implementation of these methods.
(Lecture-discussion 3 hrs., problem session 2 hrs.)

 

341. Number Theory (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 123 or 222, and at least one of MATH 233, 247, 310; recommended, MATH 233 or 247.
Divisibility, congruences, number theoretic functions, Diophantine equations, primitive roots, continued fractions. Writing proofs.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

347. Linear Algebra (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 233 and 247.
In-depth study of linear transformations, vector spaces, inner product spaces, quadratic forms, similarity and the rational and Jordan canonical forms. Writing proofs.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

355. College Geometry (3)
Prerequisite: MATH 247.
Transformations, motions, similarities, geometric objects, congruent figures, axioms of geometry and additional topics in Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry. Writing proofs.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

361A. Introduction to Mathematical Analysis I (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 222 or 224, and MATH 233 or 247.
Rigorous study of calculus and its foundations. Structure of the real number system. Sequences and series of numbers. Limits, continuity and differentiability of functions of one real variable. Writing proofs.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

361B. Introduction to Mathematical Analysis II (3)
Prerequisite: MATH 361A.
Riemann integration. Topological properties of the real number line. Sequences of functions. Metric spaces. Introduction to calculus of several variables. Writing proofs.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

364A. Ordinary Differential Equations I (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 222 or 224, and prerequisite or corequisite MATH 247.
First order differential equations; undetermined coefficients and variation of parameters for second and higher order differential equations, series solution of second order linear differential equations; systems of linear differential equations; applications to science and engineering.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

*364B. Ordinary Differential Equations II (3)
Prerequisite: MATH 364A or 370A.
Existence-uniqueness theorems; Laplace transforms; difference equations; nonlinear differential equations; stability, Sturm-Liouville theory; applications to science and engineering.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

370A. Applied Mathematics I (3)
Prerequisite: MATH 222 or 224.
First order ordinary differential equations, linear second order ordinary differential equations, numerical solution of initial value problems, Laplace transforms, matrix algebra, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, applications.
Not open for credit to mathematics majors. (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

370B. Applied Mathematics II (3)
Prerequisite: MATH 370A.
Arithmetic of complex numbers, functions of a complex variable, contour integration, residues, conformal mapping; Fourier series, Fourier transforms; separation of variables for partial differential equations. Applications.
Not open for credit to mathematics majors. (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

380. Probability and Statistics (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 222 or 224.
Frequency interpretation of probability. Axioms of probability theory. Discrete probability and combinatorics. Random variables. Distribution and density functions. Moment generating functions and moments. Sampling theory and limit theorems.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 3 hrs.) Same course as STAT 380

 

409. Strategies for Graduate Admission (1)
Prerequisite: Senior or graduate standing.
The nature and expectations of doctoral programs in Mathematics and related fields. Intensive preparation for GRE mathematics subject exams.
Credit/No Credit grading only. Does not satisfy Mathematics major requirements. (Lecture-discussion 1 hr.)

 

410. History of Modern Mathematics (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 247, 310 and at least three of the following: MATH 233, 341, 355, 361A, 380.
History of mathematics from seventeenth century onward. Development of calculus, analysis, and geometry during this time period. Other topics discussed may include history of probability and statistics, algebra and number theory, logic, and foundations.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

*423. Intermediate Numerical Analysis (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 247 and 323.
Numerical solutions of systems of equations, calculation of eigenvalues and eigenvectors, approximation of functions, solution of partial differential equations. Computer implementation of these methods.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

444. Introduction to Abstract Algebra (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 233 and 247 and at least one of MATH 341 or 347.
Groups, subgroups, cyclic groups, symmetric groups, Lagrange’s theorem, quotient groups. Homomorphisms and isomorphisms of groups. Rings, integral domains, ideals, quotient rings, homomorphisms of rings. Fields. Writing proofs.
Not open for credit to students with credit in MATH 444A. (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

*451. Differential Geometry (3)
Prerequisite: MATH 364A or 370A.
Structure of curves and surfaces in space, including Frenet formulas of space curves; frame fields and connection forms; geometry of surfaces in Euclidean three space; Geodesics and connections with general theory of relativity.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

*456. Dynamics and Geometry of Chaos (3)
Prerequisites: Math 247, 361A, or consent of instructor.
An introduction to discrete dynamical systems in one and two dimensions. Theory of iteration: attracting and repelling periodic points, symbolic dynamics, chaos, and bifurcation. May include a computer lab component.
(Lecture 3 hrs)

 

*461. Introduction to Complex Analysis (3)
Prerequisite: MATH 361A.
Theory and applications of complex variables. Analytic functions, integrals, power series and applications.
Not open for credit to students with credit in MATH 562A. (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

*463. Multivariable Calculus (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 224, 247, and 361B.
Topology of Euclidean spaces. Partial derivatives. Derivatives as linear transformations. Inverse and implicit function theorems. Jacobians, vector calculus, Green’s and Stokes’ theorems. Variational problems.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

*470. Introduction to Partial Differential Equations (3)
Prerequisite: MATH 370A or 364A.
First and second order equations, characteristics, Cauchy problems, elliptic, hyperbolic, and parabolic equations. Introduction to boundary and initial value problems and their applications.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

*472. Fourier Analysis (3)
Prerequisite: MATH 364A or 370A.
Theory of Fourier series and Fourier transforms. Physics and engineering applications. Parseval’s and Plancherel’s identities. Convolution. Multi-dimensional transforms and partial differential equations. Introduction to distributions. Discrete and fast Fourier transforms.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

479./579. Mathematical Modeling (3)
Prerequisite: MATH 247; 364A or 370A; 323; and one additional upper-division mathematics course or consent of instructor. (Undergraduates register in MATH 479; graduates in MATH 579.)
Application of mathematics to develop models of phenomena in science, engineering, business, and other disciplines. Evaluation of benefits and limitations of mathematical modeling.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

*485. Mathematical Optimization (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 247 and at least one of MATH 323, 347 or 380.
Linear and nonlinear programming: simplex methods, duality theory, theory of graphs, Kuhn-Tucker theory, gradient methods and dynamic programming.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

491. Honors Seminar in Problem Solving (1)
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
Challenging problems form many fields of mathematics, taken largely from national and worldwide collegiate and secondary school competitions. Students required to participate in at least one national competition.
May be repeated to a maximum of 3 units. (Lecture-discussion 1 hr.)

 

*495. Topics in Modern Mathematics (3)
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Topics of current interest from mathematics literature.

 

496. Special Problems (1-3)
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
Student investigations in mathematics, applied mathematics, mathematics education, or statistics. May include reports and reviews from the current literature, as well as original investigations.
May be repeated to a maximum of 3 units. Letter grade only (A-F).

 

497. Directed Studies (1-3)
Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing and consent of instructor.
Readings in areas of mutual interest to student and instructor which are not a part of any regular course. A written report or project may be required.
May be repeated to a maximum of 3 units.

 

498H. Senior Thesis - Honors (3)
Prerequisites: Admission to Honors in the Major in Mathematics or to the University Honors Program, and consent of instructor.
Planning, preparation, completion, and oral presentation of a written thesis in mathematics, applied mathematics, mathematics education, or statistics.
Not available to graduate students. Letter grade only (A-F).

 

GRADUATE LEVEL


540A. Abstract Algebra I (3)
Prerequisite: MATH 444.
Group theory including symmetric groups; group actions on sets; Sylow theorems and finitely generated abelian groups; ring theory including polynomial rings, division rings, Euclidean domains, principal ideal domains and unique factorization domains.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

540B. Abstract Algebra II (3)
Prerequisite: MATH 540A.
Modules; Field extensions; Finite fields; Splitting fields, Galois theory. Commutative ring theory including chain conditions and primary ideals. Topics of current interest.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

560A. Functional Analysis I (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 247, 361B.
Linear spaces, metric and topological spaces, normed linear spaces; four principles of functional analysis: Hahn-Banach, Open Mapping, Uniform Boundedness, and Closed Graph theorems; adjoint spaces; normed space convergence, conjugate spaces, and operator spaces; Banach Fixed Point theorem; Hilbert spaces.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

560B. Functional Analysis II (3)
Prerequisite: MATH 560A or consent of instructor.
Spectral theory of operators on normed spaces; special operators; elementary theory of Banach algebras; selected topics from applied functional analysis.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

561A. Real Analysis I (3)
Prerequisite: MATH 361B.
Theory of measure and integration, focusing on the Lebesgue integral on Euclidean space, particularly the real line. Modes of convergence. Fatou’s Lemma, the monotone convergence theorem and the dominated convergence theorem. Fubini’s theorem.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

561B. Real Analysis II (3)
Prerequisite: MATH 561A or consent of instructor.
Lp spaces of functions. Holder’s inequality. Minkowski’s inequality. Norm convergence, weak convergence and duality in Lp. Further topics from convergence of Fourier series, measure-theoretic probability, the Radon-Nikodym theorem; other topics depending on time and interest.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

562A. Complex Analysis I (3)
Prerequisite: MATH 361B. (MATH 461 is recommended.)
Axiomatic development of real and complex numbers; elements of point set theory; differentiation and analytic functions, classical integral theorems; Taylor’s series, singularities, Laurent series, calculus of residues.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

562B. Complex Analysis II (3)
Prerequisite: MATH 562A.
Multiple-valued functions, Riemann surfaces; analytic continuation; maximum modulus theorem; conformal mapping with applications, integral functions; gamma function, zeta function, special functions.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

563 Applied Analysis (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 361B.
Hilbert Spaces, Lp spaces, Distributions, Fourier Transforms, and applications to differential and integral equations from physics and engineering.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

564. Applied Nonlinear Ordinary Differential Equations (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 361B; 364A or 370A.
Stability and asymptotic analysis, Perturbation methods, Phase plane analysis, Bifurcation, Chaos, Applications to science and engineering.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

570. Partial Differential Equations (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 364A and 463.
Cauchy’s problem; classification of second order equations; methods of solution of hyperbolic, parabolic, and elliptic equations.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

573. Scientific Computing (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 323 or consent of instructor.
Introduction to programming languages, implementations of numerical algorithms for solution of linear algebraic equations, interpolation and extrapolation, integration and evaluation of functions, root finding and nonlinear equations, fast Fourier transforms, minimization and maximization of functions, numerical solutions of differential equations.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

574. Stochastic Calculus and Applications (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 361B, 364A or 370A, 380.
Review of probability theory. Markov processes. Wiener processes. Stochastic integrals. Stochastic differential equations. Applications to Finance and Engineering.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

575. Calculus of Variations (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 563 and one of MATH 364A, 370A.
Classical theory. Necessary and sufficient conditions for extrema of multiple integrals. Hamilton-Jacobi theory. Applications to eigenvalue problems. Direct methods. Pontryagin maximum principle. Principle of optimality.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

576. Numerical Analysis (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 323, 361B, 364A.
Advanced numerical methods. Introduction to error analysis, convergence, and stability of numerical algorithms. Topics may include solution of ordinary differential equations, partial differential equations, systems of linear and nonlinear equations, and optimization theory.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

577. Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations (3)
Prerequisite: MATH 423 or MATH 576 or consent of instructor.
Finite difference methods solving hyperbolic, parabolic, elliptic PDE'S; accuracy, convergence, and stability analysis. Selected initial-value boundary-value problems, characteristics, domain of dependence, matrix, and von Neumann's methods of stability analysis. Solutions of large sparse linear systems. Finite element method.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

578. Numerical Linear Algebra (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 247 and 323 or consent of instructor.
Numerical solutions of linear systems, least squares problems, eigenvalue problems. Matrix factorization: LU, QR, SVD, iterative methods. Error analysis. Applications with attention to linear algebra problems arising in numerical solutions of partial differential equations. Numerical implementation of algorithms.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

579./479. Mathematical Modeling (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 247, 364A or 370A, 323, and one additional upper division mathematics course, or consent of instructor. (Undergraduates register in MATH 479; graduates in MATH 579.)
Application of mathematics to develop models of phenomena in science, engineering, business, and other disciplines. Evaluation of benefits and limitations of mathematical modeling.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 3 hrs.)

 

695. Seminar in Mathematics (3)
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Presentation and discussion of advanced work, including original research by faculty and students. Topics announced in the Schedule of Classes.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only (A-F).

 

697. Directed Studies (1-3)
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Research on a specific area in mathematics. Topics for study to be approved and directed by faculty advisor in the Mathematics and Statistics Department.
Letter grade only (A-F).

 

698. Thesis or Project (1-6)
Prerequisite: Advancement to candidacy.
Formal report of research or project in mathematics.
May be repeated to a maximum of six units. Letter grade only (A-F).