Mathematics (MATH)

MATH-100  College Mathematics    4 Credits

Prerequisites: None
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
A study of functions and their algebra and graphs. Special functions of engineering and science are emphasized, including polynomial, trigonometric, and exponential functions and their inverses. Concepts and methods of algebra, trigonometry, and analytic geometry important to calculus are also emphasized. NOTE: While there are no pre-reqs for this course, enrollment is a result of Math Placement exam score. Failure to take this exam results in placement in MATH-100. Credits for MATH-100 do not apply to degree requirements. Also, placement in MATH-100 may delay entry in courses for which calculus is a prerequisite.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 2

MATH-101  Calculus I    4 Credits

Prerequisites: None
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
An introduction to the theory and techniques of differentiation of polynomial, trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic, hyperbolic, and inverse functions of one variable. Also included are limits, continuity, derivative applications and interpretations. Computer software will be used to aid in understanding these topics. NOTE: Students can place into 101 with a sufficient score on the Math Placement Exam, or permission of Department Head.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-101X  Calculus I    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-100
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall
This course is for students showing a lack of proficiency in algebra and trigonometry on the Math Placement examination. The course contains the same material as MATH-101 but in addition, includes a review of algebraic expressions, trigonometic functions and their inverses, and analytic geometry. Computer software will be used to aid in understanding these topics. NOTE: Students can place into 101X with a sufficient score on the Math Placement Exam, or permission of Department Head.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 2

MATH-102  Calculus II    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-101
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
NOTE: Students also must receive a minimum grade of C in MATH-101. Riemann integration and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, including applications to area, volume, etc., and basic methods for conversion of integrals including change of variable, substitutions, partial fractions, integration by parts, improper integrals and numerical integration. Also introduced are sequences and series in one variable with emphasis on Taylor Series. Computer software will be used to aid in understanding these topics.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-102H  Calculus II - Honors    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-101
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
Honors Calculus II is a deeper, more conceptual, rigorous, and limit based version of Calculus II (MATH-102). It is designed for students with strong mathematical skills. Riemann integration and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, including applications to area, volume, etc., and basic methods for conversion of integrals including change of variable, substitutions, partial fractions, integration by parts, improper integrals and numerical integration. Also introduced are sequences and series in one variable with emphasis on Taylor Series. Computer software will be used to aid in understanding these topics.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-102X  Calculus II    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-101 or MATH-101X
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
This course is for students who want to improve their skills in Trigonometry and Differential Calculus. It contains the same material as MATH-102 but is taught at a slower pace and with more examples and sample problems. In addition, it includes reviews of Trigonometry and Differential Calculus.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 2

MATH-191  Mathematics Special Topics    4 Credits

Prerequisites: None
Terms Offered: As needed
This course is often offered as Pre-Calculus for Business, and in this form, available only to those students majoring in Business Administration. Course is equivalent to MATH-100.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-203  Multivariate Calculus    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-102 or MATH-102H or MATH-102X
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
A study of polar coordinates, parametric equations, and the calculus of functions of several variables with an introduction to vector calculus. Topics include surface sketching, partial derivatives, gradients, differentials, multiple integrals, cylindrical and spherical coordinates and applications. Computer software will be used to aid in understanding these concepts.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-203H  Multivariate Calculus - Honors    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-102H or MATH-102 or MATH-102X
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
Honors Multivariate Calculus is an extended, deeper, more conceptual, rigorous, and limit-based version of Multivariate Calculus (MATH-203). The course is designed for students with strong mathematical skills. The topics include parametric equations, polar, Cartesian, cylindrical, and spherical coordinates, vector algebra, equations of lines, planes, and quadratic surfaces, calculus of functional of several variables, unconstrained and constrained optimization problems, multidimensional integrals, change of variables, and elements of vector calculus. Computer software will be used to aid in understanding these topics and for graphical visualization.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-204  Differential Equations & Laplace Transforms    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-203 or MATH-203H
Minimum Class Standing: Freshman
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
An introduction to the principles and methods for solving first order, first degree differential equations, and higher order linear differential equations. Includes a study of the Laplace transform and its application to the solution of differential equations. Existence and uniqueness theorems for O.D.E.’s are also discussed.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-204H  Differential Equations and Laplace Transforms - Honors    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-203 or MATH-203H
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
Honors Differential Equations and Laplace Transform is an extended, deeper, more conceptual, rigorous version of MATH-204. The course is designed for students with strong mathematical skills. The additional topics include Cauchy-Euler Equation, the Dirac Delta Function, Linear Models: Boundary Value Problems, Systems of Linear Differential Equations, and optional advanced topics, e.g. Power Series Solution and Solutions About Singular Points.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-291  Mathematics Special Topics    4 Credits

Prerequisites: None
Terms Offered: As needed
Mathematics Special Topics
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-305  Numerical Methods and Matrices    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-204 or MATH-204H
Minimum Class Standing: Sophomore
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
An introduction to numerical methods including the study of iterative solutions of equations, interpolation, curve fitting, numerical differentiation and integration, and the solution of ordinary differential equations. An introduction to matrices and determinants; application to the solution of linear systems.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-307  Matrix Algebra    4 Credits

Corequisites: MATH-102
Prerequisites: MATH-101 or MATH-101X
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
A study of matrix concepts including such topics as basic algebraic operations, determinants, inversion, solution of systems of linear equations, vector spaces, basis and dimension, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-308  Abstract Algebra    4 Credits

Prerequisites: (MATH-307) or (CS-211 and MATH-101) or (CS-211 and MATH-101X)
Minimum Class Standing: Sophomore
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall
Students will learn topics in modern algebra and will practice proof techniques. Topics will include: congruence classes, modular arithmetic, groups, subgroups, normal subgroups, Lagrange’s theorem, rings, subrings, ideals, quotient rings, isomorphisms and homomorphisms, polynomial arithmetic, fields, divisors, factorization, and proofs of the main theorems. The course is required for mathematics majors and is also useful in cryptography and quantum physics.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-310  Biostatistics I    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-102 or MATH-102H or MATH-102X
Minimum Class Standing: Sophomore
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
Students will learn methods of biostatistics and its applications in life sciences. Topics include: Descriptive Statistics; Elements of Probability theory; Bayes Rule; Discrete and Continuous Probability distributions; One-sample and two-sample estimation and hypothesis testing; Bayesian inference; Nonparametric Methods; Simple Regression Analysis. Computer packages such as Minitab will be used for all applications and the analysis of data sets.
Lecture: 3, Lab 2, Other 0

MATH-313  Boundary Value Problems    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-204 or MATH-204H
Minimum Class Standing: Sophomore 2
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall
An introduction to linear partial differential equations (PDE’s) and basic techniques of applied mathematics used to solve initial, boundary value problems associated with these equations. Topics include: derivation of some of the fundamental PDE’s’ and boundary conditions that arise in science and engineering; Fourier Series; Sturm-Liouville Systems including eigenvalues, eigenfunctions and eigenfunction expansions; the separation of variables techniques; Fourier Transforms. Applications to problems of science and engineering will be given throughout the course.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-321  Real Analysis I    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-203 or MATH-203H
Minimum Class Standing: Junior
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
A more advanced study of functions in one real variable including limits, uniform continuity, differentiation, integration, and sequences and series of functions; topology of R.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-327  Mathematical Statistics I    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-203 or MATH-203H
Minimum Class Standing: Junior
Terms Offered: Winter, Spring of even years
A study of random variables and their distribution functions including expectations, transformations, moment generating functions, stochastic independence, and sampling distribution. Also, a study of order statistics and limiting distributions of sample mean.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-328  Methods of Applied Mathematics    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-204 or MATH-204H
Minimum Class Standing: Junior
Terms Offered: Winter, Spring
Topics from advanced calculus, dimensional analysis and scaling, perturbation and asymptotic methods, calculus of variations and integral equations. Applications of these tools to problems in engineering will be included.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-350  Financial Mathematics    4 Credits

Prerequisites: (MATH-102 or MATH-102X or MATH-102H) and (MATH-327 or MATH-408)
Minimum Class Standing: Junior
Terms Offered: Winter, Spring
An understanding of the fundamental concepts of financial mathematics will be provided. Definitions of key terms will be studied, including inflation, rates of interest, term structure of interest rates, yield rate, equation of value, accumulation function, discount function, annuity, perpetuity, stocks, bonds, mutual funds. Procedures like determining equivalent measures of interest, discounting, accumulating, amortization will be covered. Modern topics of financial analysis will be introduced, such as yield curves, spot rates, forward rates, duration, convexity, immunization, and short sales. Key terms of financial economics at an introductory level will be provided: derivatives, forwards, futures, short and long positions, call and put options, spreads, collars, hedging, arbitrage, and swaps.
Lecture: 3, Lab 2, Other 0

MATH-360  Life Contingencies I    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-350
Minimum Class Standing: Junior
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
This course is an introduction to life insurance mathematics based on a stochastic approach. This course is to develop a student’s knowledge of the theoretical basis of certain actuarial models and the application of those models to insurance and other financial risks. Definitions of key terms will be studied, including actuarial present value, survival model, life insurance, annuities, and benefit premiums.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-361  Life Contingencies II    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-360
Minimum Class Standing: Junior 2
Terms Offered: Winter, Spring
This is a continuation of Life Contingencies I. Development is based on a stochastic approach to life insurance models. Definitions of key terms will be studied, including benefit reserves, and multi-life and multiple-decrement models.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-408  Probability and Statistics    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-203 or MATH-203H
Minimum Class Standing: Sophomore 2
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
Fundamentals of probability are introduced together with examples of discrete and continuous random variables in this engineering statistics course. Descriptive and inferential statistics for one and two populations is covered. Simple linear regression, one-way and two-way and ANOVA DOE including factional designs are discussed. Elements of reliability and SPC are covered. The use of statistical software is a necessary part of this course. A brief introduction to MINITAB (a statistical package) is given.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-410  Biostatistics II    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-310
Minimum Class Standing: Sophomore 2
Terms Offered: Winter, Spring
Design of experiments and data analysis useful in Biostatistics including analysis of variance and covariance, nested designs, multiple regression, logistic regression and log-linear models. Life sciences applications and case-studies. Computer packages such as MINITAB will be used for all applications and the analysis of data sets.
Lecture: 3, Lab 2, Other 0

MATH-412  Complex Variables    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-203 or MATH-203H
Minimum Class Standing: Sophomore
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall
An introduction to the theory of complex variables. Includes basic algebra of complex numbers, analytic functions and the Cauchy-Riemann equations, elementary transformations, complex integration, the Cauchy integral formulas, Taylor and Laurent series, and the theory of residues.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-416  Vector Analysis    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-203 or MATH-203H
Minimum Class Standing: Sophomore 2
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
An introduction to vector algebra and calculus including vector products, vector functions, and their differentiation and integration, gradients, line and surface integrals, conservative fields and potentials functions, Green’s theorem, parametric equations, curvature, and curvilinear coordinates.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-418  Intermediate Differential Equations    4 Credits

Prerequisites: (MATH-204 or MATH-204H) and MATH-305
Minimum Class Standing: Junior
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
Systems of linear and nonlinear ordinary differential equations (ODE’s) will be studied.Topic include: systems of linear ODE’s, matrix methods, variation of parameters, and perturbation methods and boundary layers, phase portraits and stability of nonlinear ODE’s. Numerical methods for solving systems of ODE’s will be presented and used to solve physical problems of applied mathematics and engineering.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-421  Real Analysis II    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-321
Minimum Class Standing: Junior 2
Terms Offered: As needed
An introduction to the study of real functions including metric spaces, normed linear spaces, Hilbert Spaces, and linear operators.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-423  Partial Differential Equations    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-305 and MATH-313
Minimum Class Standing: Junior
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
This course is a continuation of MATH-313. Topics include Bessel’s equation and Legendre’s equation, boundary value problems in curvilinear coordinate systems, Green’s functions for ordinary and partial differential equations. Applications to problems of science and engineering will be given throughout the course.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-427  Mathematical Statistics II    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-327
Minimum Class Standing: Junior
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
A further study of statistics including point and interval estimation, sufficient statistics, Bayes estimates, UMP tests, likelihood ratio tests, goodness of fit tests, an introduction to non-parametric methods. Regression analysis and ANOVA models are included.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-428  Sampling Theory    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-327
Minimum Class Standing: Senior
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
A study of sampling theory including probability sampling, simple random sampling, sample size estimates, stratified sampling, and cluster sampling.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

MATH-448  Time Series    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH-327
Minimum Class Standing: Senior
Terms Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
This course is designed to provide a working knowledge of time series and forecasting methods as applied in economics, engineering, and the natural and social sciences.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0