Mathematics (MTH)

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MTH 102 Prep for College Math B4 Credit hours   

A mastery-based course that will prepare students for college algebra.

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MTH 102B Abr Prep for College Math B1 Credit hour   

An abridged mastery-based course that will prepare students for College Algebra.

Pre-req: MTH 098 with a minimum grade of CR or MTH 100 or MTH 121B or MTH 121 or Placement Math After SP17 with a score of 100.

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MTH 121 Bison image  Concepts and Applications (CT)3 Credit hours   

Critical thinking course for non-science majors that develops quantitative reasoning skills. Topics include logical thinking, problem-solving, linear modeling, beginning statistics and probability, exponential and logarithmic models, formula use, and financial concepts.

Pre-req: ACT Math with a score of 19 or SAT Mathematics Before Mar. 16 with a score of 460 or MTH 0XX or Placement Math with a score of 100 or Placement Math After SP17 with a score of 101 or Placement Math SP20 with a score of 241 or Math Workshop-UC with a score of 100 or WMTH 002 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 099 with a minimum grade of CR or MTH 102 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 100 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 102B with a minimum grade of C or SAT MATH SECTION SCORE with a score of 510.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Mathematics
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MTH 121B Bison image  Cncpts & Apps-Expanded (CT)4 Credit hours   

Critical thinking course for non-science majors that develops quantitative reasoning skills. Topics include logical thinking, linear modeling, statistics and probability, exponential and logarithmic modeling, and financial concepts, with arithmetic review.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Mathematics
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MTH 121H Concepts and Applications3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: ACT Math with a score of 23 or SAT Mathematics Before Mar. 16 with a score of 540.

Attributes: Honors
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MTH 122 Bison image  Plane Trigonometry3 Credit hours   

Definitions of circular functions; graphs to trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, and applications.

Pre-req: ACT Math with a score of 22 or SAT Mathematics Before Mar. 16 with a score of 520 or SAT MATH SECTION SCORE with a score of 540 or Placement Math After SP17 with a score of 103 or Placement Math SP20 with a score of 257 or MTH 127 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 130 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C.

Concurrent PR: MTH 130
Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 127 Bison image  College Algebra-Expanded5 Credit hours   

A brief but careful review of the main techniques of algebra. Polynomials, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Graphs, equations and inequalities, sequences.

Pre-req: ACT Math with a score of 17 or SAT Mathematics Before Mar. 16 with a score of 400 or SAT MATH SECTION SCORE with a score of 460 or Placement Math After SP17 with a score of 101 or Placement Math SP20 with a score of 237 or MTH 0XX or Placement Math with a score of 100 or Math Workshop-UC with a score of 100 or WMTH 002 or MTH 099 with a minimum grade of CR or MTH 102 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 102B with a minimum grade of C.

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MTH 130 Bison image  College Algebra3 Credit hours   

Polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Graphs, equations and inequalities, sequences.

Pre-req: ACT Math with a score of 21 or SAT Mathematics Before Mar. 16 with a score of 500 or SAT MATH SECTION SCORE with a score of 530 or Placement Math After SP17 with a score of 102 or Placement Math SP20 with a score of 250.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 132 Bison image  Precalculus with Sci Applica5 Credit hours   

Functions used in calculus including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric. Systems of equations and inequalities, conic sections, polar and parametric equations, sequences and series, Binomial Theorem.

Pre-req: ACT Math with a score of 24 or SAT Mathematics Before Mar. 16 with a score of 560 or SAT MATH SECTION SCORE with a score of 570 or Placement Math After SP17 with a score of 104 or Placement Math SP20 with a score of 263 or MTH 127 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 130 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 140 Bison image  Applied Calculus3 Credit hours   

A brief survey of calculus including both differentiation and integration with applications. Not to be substituted for Mathematics 131 or Mathematics 190.

Pre-req: ACT Math with a score of 24 or SAT Mathematics Before Mar. 16 with a score of 560 or SAT MATH SECTION SCORE with a score of 570 or Placement Math After SP17 with a score of 104 or Placement Math SP20 with a score of 263 or MTH 127 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 130E with a minimum grade of C or MTH 130 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 130H with a minimum grade of C or MTH 132 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 140H Applied Calculus Honors3 Credit hours   

A brief survey of calculus including both differentiation and integration with applications. This honors course will also introduce topics from differential equations with applications.

Pre-req: ACT Math with a score of 25 or SAT Mathematics Before Mar. 16 with a score of 570 or SAT MATH SECTION SCORE with a score of 590.

Attributes: Honors
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MTH 160 Bison image  Applied Math Reasoning (CT)5 Credit hours   

A critical thinking course in applied mathematical reasoning. Topics include logic, problem solving, linear modeling, beginning statistics and probability, exponential and logarithmic modeling, formula use.

Pre-req: SAT Mathematics Before Mar. 16 with a score of 400 or ACT Math with a score of 17 or SAT MATH SECTION SCORE with a score of 460 or Placement Math After SP17 with a score of 101 or Placement Math SP20 with a score of 237 or MTH 099 with a minimum grade of CR or MTH 102 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 102B with a minimum grade of C or MTH 127 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Mathematics
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MTH 220 Bison image  Discrete Structures3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: ACT Math with a score of 27 or SAT Mathematics Before Mar. 16 with a score of 610 or SAT MATH SECTION SCORE with a score of 630 or Placement Math After SP17 with a score of 105 or Placement Math SP20 with a score of 276 or MTH 132 with a minimum grade of C or IST 131 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 229 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 229H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 229 Bison image  Calculus/Analytic Geom I (CT)5 Credit hours   

An introduction to calculus and analytic geometry, emphasizing critical thinking. Limits, derivatives, and integrals of the elementary functions of one variable, including transcendental functions.

Pre-req: ACT Math with a score of 27 or SAT Mathematics Before Mar. 16 with a score of 610 or SAT MATH SECTION SCORE with a score of 630 or Placement Math After SP17 with a score of 105 or Placement Math SP20 with a score of 276 or MTH 132 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Mathematics
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MTH 229H Bison image  Calculus I Honors (CT)5 Credit hours   

An introduction to calculus and analytic geometry for honors students, emphasizing critical thinking. Limits, derivatives, and integrals of the elementary functions of one variable, including transcendental functions.

Pre-req: ACT Math with a score of 27 or SAT Mathematics Before Mar. 16 with a score of 610 or SAT MATH SECTION SCORE with a score of 630.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Mathematics
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MTH 230 Bison image  Calculus/Analytic Geom II4 Credit hours   

A study of the conics and transcendental functions, techniques of integration, improper integrals, indeterminate forms and infinite series.

Pre-req: MTH 229 with a minimum grade of C or IST 230 or MTH 229H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 231 Bison image  Calculus/Analytic Geom III4 Credit hours   

Analytic geometry of two and three dimensions, partial dif- ferentiation, and multiple integrals.

Pre-req: MTH 230 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 300 Bison image  Intro to Higher Math4 Credit hours   

A transition between elementary calculus and higher math- ematics with emphasis on techniques of proofs. (PR or CR: MTH 23l or equivalent)

Pre-req: MTH 230 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 329 Bison image  Elementary Linear Algebra3 Credit hours   

Systems of linear equations, matrices and determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, and applications.

Pre-req: ACT Math with a score of 27 or SAT Mathematics Before Mar. 16 with a score of 610 or SAT MATH SECTION SCORE with a score of 630 or IST 131 with a minimum grade of C or (MTH 122 with a minimum grade of C and MTH 127 with a minimum grade of C) or (MTH 122 with a minimum grade of C and MTH 130 with a minimum grade of C) or MTH 132 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 229 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 229H with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics, No Textbook Required
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MTH 331 Bison image  Linear Algebra4 Credit hours   

Vector spaces, matrices and determinants, linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, and applications.

Pre-req: MTH 300 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C.

Concurrent PR: MTH 300
Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 335 Bison image  Ordinary Diff Equations3 Credit hours   

A study of differential equations, their solutions, and applications to physical systems, emphasizing closed-form solving methods. Laplace transforms, orthogonal functions, approximation and numerical methods with applications.

Pre-req: MTH 230 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics, No Textbook Required
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MTH 360 Bison image  Intro to Complex Variables3 Credit hours   

An introductory survey of complex numbers, analytic functions, properties of elementary functions, integrals, series, residues and poles, with a focus on practical applications.

Pre-req: MTH 231 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 361 Bison image  Vector Calculus3 Credit hours   

A course in n-dimensional calculus: the derivative, the integral, and applications. Coordinate-free methods are emphasized.

Pre-req: MTH 231 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 400 Bison image  Structure of Algebra3 Credit hours   

Emphasis on the language of Modern Elementary Algebra. Recommended for pre-service elementary teachers and for elementary and secondary in-service teachers. May not be used for either a degree offered by the Department of Mathematics or for a 7-9 or 7-12 mathematics specialization.

Pre-req: MTH 130 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 401 Bison image  Structure Modern Geometry3 Credit hours   

Informal development of geometry. Recommended for pre- service elementary teachers and for elementary and secondary in-service teachers. May not be used for either a degree offered by the Department of Mathematics or for a 7-9 or 7-12 mathematics specialization.

Pre-req: MTH 130 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 127 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 404 Bison image  Math Methods and Materials3 Credit hours   

Content and content-specific pedagogy for secondary mathematics education majors.

Pre-req: Admitted to Teacher ED with a score of 5.

Co-req: CI 470
Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 405 Bison image  History of Mathematics3 Credit hours   

A study of the history of mathematics from the time of the ancient Greeks to the end of the nineteenth century.

Pre-req: MTH 300 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 411 Bison image  Mathematical Modeling3 Credit hours   

Students work in teams to construct mathematical models of various real-world situations. Problems to be modeled are drawn from diverse areas of application and use a wide range of undergraduate mathematics.

Pre-req: MTH 231 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 415 Bison image  Partial Differential Equations3 Credit hours   

Differential equations. Heat Equation, Laplace's Equation, separation of variables, Fourier series, vibrating strings, eigenvalue problems, finite differences, Bessel functions, Legendre polynomials.

Pre-req: MTH 331 with a minimum grade of C and MTH 335 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 416 Advanced Differential Equation3 Credit hours   

Differential equations are studied qualitatively. Topics include the existence and uniqueness of solutions and the behavior of solutions including stability of nonlinear systems, periodic solutions, and approximation using pertubation methods.

Pre-req: MTH 300 and MTH 335.

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MTH 427 Bison image  Advanced Calculus I3 Credit hours   

The number system, limits, sequences, partial differentiation with applications, maxima and minima of functions of several variables. Theory of definite integrals, multiple integrals, line and surface integrals, improper integrals, infinite series.

Pre-req: MTH 231 with a minimum grade of C and MTH 300 with a minimum grade of C and MTH 331 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C.

Concurrent PR: MTH 331
Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 428 Bison image  Advanced Calculus II3 Credit hours   

The number system, limits, sequences, partial differentiation with applications, maxima and minima of functions of several variables. Theory of definite integrals, multiple integrals, line and surface integrals, improper integrals, infinite series.

Pre-req: MTH 427 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 430 Bison image  Topology I3 Credit hours   

First course in topology. Basics of point-set topology: metric and topological spaces, continuity, connectedness, compactness, products, quotients. Surfaces and simplicial complexes, Euler characteristics.

Pre-req: MTH 300 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 431 Bison image  Topology II3 Credit hours   

First course in algebraic topology. Homotopy, fundamental group, simplicial homology.

Pre-req: MTH 430 with a minimum grade of C and MTH 450 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 440 Bison image  Graph Th and Combinatorics3 Credit hours   

This course is designed to introduce students in mathematical sciences to the theorems, techniques, and applications of graph theory and combinatorics.

Pre-req: MTH 300 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C.

Concurrent PR: MTH 300
Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 442 Bison image  Numerical Linear Algebra3 Credit hours   

Direct an iterative methods for numerical solution of linear systems of equations. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Error Analysis and norms. Related topics.

Pre-req: MTH 331 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics, No Textbook Required
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MTH 443 Bison image  Numerical Analysis3 Credit hours   

The theory and technique of numerical computation involving the difference calculus, the summation calculus, interpolation methods, solution of systems of equations, and methods of solution of ordinary differential equations.

Pre-req: MTH 331 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 448 Bison image  Modern Geometries3 Credit hours   

Finite geometrics, basic background material for the modern development of Euclidean Geometry, other geometries.

Pre-req: MTH 300 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 449 Bison image  Projective Geometry3 Credit hours   

Projective Geometry using both synthetic and algebraic methods.

Pre-req: MTH 300 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics, No Textbook Required
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MTH 450 Bison image  Modern Algebra I3 Credit hours   

Structure of the abstract mathematicl systems; groups, rings, fields, with illustrations and applications from number theory.

Pre-req: MTH 300 with a minimum grade of C and MTH 331 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C.

Concurrent PR: MTH 331
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MTH 452 Bison image  Modern Algebra II3 Credit hours   

Continuation of MTH 450.

Pre-req: MTH 450 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Mathematics
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MTH 455 Number Theory3 Credit hours   

A survey of some basic properties of the integers: divisibility (prime numbers, factorization, perfect numbers), congruences (modular arithmetic, linear and quadratic congruences, the Chinese Remainder Theorem), and Diophantine equations.

Pre-req: MTH 300 with a minimum grade of C.

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MTH 480 Bison image  Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: Mathematics, No Textbook Required
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MTH 485 Bison image  Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: Mathematics, No Textbook Required
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MTH 490 Bison image  Internship in Mathematics2-12 Credit hours   

A supervised internship in an area of mathematics, applied mathematics, or statistics. By permission only.

Pre-req: MTH 300 with a minimum grade of D.

Attributes: Capstone Course, No Textbook Required
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MTH 491 Bison image  Senior Seminar2 Credit hours   

Capstone experience in reading, doing writing and speaking mathematics. Student will explore topics related to a theme chosen by the instructor.

Pre-req: MTH 300 with a minimum grade of D.

Attributes: Capstone Course, Mathematics, No Textbook Required
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