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Fall 2018

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## Undergraduate Research

Independent research conducted under the guidance of a faculty member.

## 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.