MATH 400: History of Math (Topic Varies)
MATH 400-001: History of Math (Topic Varies)
03:00 PM to 04:15 PM MW
Exploratory Hall (formerly Science and Tech II) L111
Course Information from the University Catalog
Explores internal controversies and dynamics of mathematics in larger intellectual and social settings. Topics vary but might include differential equations devised for mechanics and astronomy by Euler, Lagrange, and Laplace; foundation of mathematical analysis from Cauchy to Weierstrass; algebras of Galois and Boole; or creation of non-Euclidean geometry and Cantor's transfinite sets. Notes: Credits may not be used toward "upper division" math hours required of math majors. Limited to three attempts.
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