MATH 400: History of Math (Topic Varies)

MATH 400-001: History of Math (Topic Varies)
(Spring 2020)

03:00 PM to 04:15 PM MW

Exploratory Hall (formerly Science and Tech II) L111

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

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.
Mason Core: Synthesis
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: (MATH 290C or 290T).
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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