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Fall 2018

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College Algebra

Study of the properties of algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions as needed for pre-calculus and calculus.

The Academic and Industry Job Search in Mathematics

Special topics course on The Academic and Industry Job Search in Mathematics offered in Fall 2018 by Morag Burke.

Introduction to Knot Theory

Special topics course offered in Fall 2018 by Caitlin Leverson on "Introduction to Knot Theory"

Symplectic Geometry

Special topics course offered in Fall 2018 by John Etnyre on "Symplectic Geometry".

Dynamics of Hamiltonian PDEs

Special topics course offered in Fall 2018 by Zhiwu Lin on "Dynamics of Hamiltonian PDEs."

Probability Theory

This course is a mathematical introduction to probability theory, covering random variables, moments, multivariate distributions, law of large numbers, central limit theorem, and large deviations.

Foundations of Mathematical Proof

An introduction to proofs in advanced mathematics, intended as a transition to upper division courses including MATH 4107, 4150 and 4317. Fundamentals of mathematical abstraction including sets, logic, equivalence relations, and functions. Thorough development of the basic proof techniques: direct, contrapositive, existence, contradiction, and induction. Introduction to proofs in analysis and algebra.

Mathematical Problem Solving

Pass/Fail basis. This course is intended to teach general mathematical problem solving skills, and to prepare students to take the Putnam Examination.

Undergraduate Seminar

Pass/fail basis.

This course provides students with a broad exposure to areas of mathematics research through weekly speakers.

Probability and Statistics with Applications

Introduction to probability, probability distributions, point estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, linear regression and analysis of variance.

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