 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) Partial fractions, polynomials, Remainder Theorem, Fundamental Theorem of Algebra, Descartes' Rule, exponential and log functions, trigonometric functions, trigonometry of triangles, right triangles, laws of sines and cosines, and conic sections.
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 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) An introduction to differential and integral calculus for functions of one variable. The differential calculus includes limits, continuity, the definition of the derivative, rules for differentiation, and applications to curve sketching, optimization, and elementary initial value problems. The integral calculus includes the definition of the definite integral, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, techniques for finding antiderivatives, and applications of the definite integral. Transcendental and inverse functions are included throughout.
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 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) Continues from MA 115 with improper integrals, infinite series, Taylor series, and Taylor polynomials. Vectors operations in 3space, mathematical descriptions of lines and planes, and singlevariable calculus for parametric curves. Introduction to calculus for functions of two or more variables including graphical representations, partial derivatives, the gradient vector, directional derivatives, applications to optimization, and double integrals in rectangular and polar coordinates.
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 (404) (LecLabCredit Hours)
Limits, the derivatives of functions of one variable, differentiation rules, and applications of the derivative. Definite integrals for functions of one variable, antiderivatives, the Fundamental Theorem, integration techniques, and applications of the integral.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours)
The first third of this course introduces students to calculus for functions of several variables and requires that students are familiar with the main results and techniques from onevariable calculus. The applied problems emphasize optimization problems for functions of two and three variables. The second part of the course reviews the use of matrices in representing systems of linear equations and then returns to the theme of optimization with an introduction to Linear Programming. The final third of the course teaches set notation and theory, basic counting principles, and an introduction to discrete probability. Throughout the course, motivating examples are drawn from applications in business, engineering, and the social sciences.
Prerequisites: MA 115 Calculus I (003)(LecLabCredit Hours) An introduction to differential and integral calculus for functions of one variable. The differential calculus includes limits, continuity, the definition of the derivative, rules for differentiation, and applications to curve sketching, optimization, and elementary initial value problems. The integral calculus includes the definition of the definite integral, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, techniques for finding antiderivatives, and applications of the definite integral. Transcendental and inverse functions are included throughout. Close 
MA 117 Calculus for Business and Liberal Arts (404)(LecLabCredit Hours)
Limits, the derivatives of functions of one variable, differentiation rules, and applications of the derivative. Definite integrals for functions of one variable, antiderivatives, the Fundamental Theorem, integration techniques, and applications of the integral. Close 
MA 122 Integral Calculus (402)(LecLabCredit Hours)
Definite integrals of functions of one variable, antiderivatives, the Fundamental Theorem, integration techniques, improper integrals, applications. Close 
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 (402) (LecLabCredit Hours)
The first part of the course reviews algebra and precalculus skills. The second part of the course introduces students to topics from differential calculus, including limits, rates of change and differentiation rules.
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 (402) (LecLabCredit Hours) Limits, the derivatives of functions of one variable, differentiation rules, applications of the derivative.
Prerequisites: MA 120 Introduction to Calculus (402)(LecLabCredit Hours)
The first part of the course reviews algebra and precalculus skills. The second part of the course introduces students to topics from differential calculus, including limits, rates of change and differentiation rules. Close 
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 (402) (LecLabCredit Hours)
Definite integrals of functions of one variable, antiderivatives, the Fundamental Theorem, integration techniques, improper integrals, applications.
Prerequisites: MA 121 Differential Calculus (402)(LecLabCredit Hours) Limits, the derivatives of functions of one variable, differentiation rules, applications of the derivative. Close 
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 (402) (LecLabCredit Hours) Taylor polynomials and series, functions of two and three variables, linear functions, implicit functions, vectors in two and three dimensions.
Prerequisites: MA 115 Calculus I (003)(LecLabCredit Hours) An introduction to differential and integral calculus for functions of one variable. The differential calculus includes limits, continuity, the definition of the derivative, rules for differentiation, and applications to curve sketching, optimization, and elementary initial value problems. The integral calculus includes the definition of the definite integral, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, techniques for finding antiderivatives, and applications of the definite integral. Transcendental and inverse functions are included throughout. Close 
MA 122 Integral Calculus (402)(LecLabCredit Hours)
Definite integrals of functions of one variable, antiderivatives, the Fundamental Theorem, integration techniques, improper integrals, applications. Close 
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 (402) (LecLabCredit Hours) Partial derivatives, the tangent plane and linear approximation, the gradient and directional derivatives, the chain rule, implicit differentiation, extreme values, application to optimization, double integrals in rectangular coordinates.
Prerequisites: MA 123 Series, Vectors, Functions, and Surfaces (402)(LecLabCredit Hours) Taylor polynomials and series, functions of two and three variables, linear functions, implicit functions, vectors in two and three dimensions. Close 
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) This course provides the background necessary for advanced study of mathematics or computer science. Topics include propositional calculus, predicates and quantifiers, elementary set theory, countability, functions, relations, proof by induction, elementary combinatorics, elements of graph theory, mends, and elements of complexity theory.
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 (101) (LecLabCredit Hours) Introduction to the modern applications of mathematics. The applications chosen demonstrate the power, beauty, and effectiveness of mathematics in establishing a rigorous understanding and treatment of scientific phenomena. Typical topics include optimization, chaotic dynamical systems, probability, information theory and coding, and computational mathematics.
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 (404) (LecLabCredit Hours) Ordinary differential equations of first and second order, homogeneous and nonhomogeneous equations; improper integrals, Laplace transforms; review of infinite series, series solutions of ordinary differential equations near an ordinary point; boundaryvalue problems; orthogonal functions; Fourier series; separation of variables for partial differential equations.
Prerequisites: MA 116 Calculus II (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Continues from MA 115 with improper integrals, infinite series, Taylor series, and Taylor polynomials. Vectors operations in 3space, mathematical descriptions of lines and planes, and singlevariable calculus for parametric curves. Introduction to calculus for functions of two or more variables including graphical representations, partial derivatives, the gradient vector, directional derivatives, applications to optimization, and double integrals in rectangular and polar coordinates. Close 
MA 124 Calculus of Two Variables (402)(LecLabCredit Hours) Partial derivatives, the tangent plane and linear approximation, the gradient and directional derivatives, the chain rule, implicit differentiation, extreme values, application to optimization, double integrals in rectangular coordinates. Close 
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) Introduces the essentials of probability theory and elementary statistics. Lectures and assignments greatly stress the manifold applications of probability and statistics to computer science, production management, quality control, and reliability. A statistical computer package is used throughout the course for teaching and for assignments. Contents include: descriptive statistics, pictorial and tabular methods, and measures of location and of variability; sample space and events, probability axioms, and counting techniques; conditional probability and independence, and Bayes' formula; discrete random variables, distribution functions and moments, and binomial and Poisson distributions; continuous random variables, densities and moments, normal, gamma, and exponential and Weibull distributions unions; distribution of the sum and average of random samples; the Central Limit Theorem; confidence intervals for the mean and the variance; hypothesis testing and pvalues, and applications for the mean; simple linear regression, and estimation of and inference about the parameters; and correlation and prediction in a regression model.
Prerequisites: MA 116 Calculus II (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Continues from MA 115 with improper integrals, infinite series, Taylor series, and Taylor polynomials. Vectors operations in 3space, mathematical descriptions of lines and planes, and singlevariable calculus for parametric curves. Introduction to calculus for functions of two or more variables including graphical representations, partial derivatives, the gradient vector, directional derivatives, applications to optimization, and double integrals in rectangular and polar coordinates. Close 
MA 124 Calculus of Two Variables (402)(LecLabCredit Hours) Partial derivatives, the tangent plane and linear approximation, the gradient and directional derivatives, the chain rule, implicit differentiation, extreme values, application to optimization, double integrals in rectangular coordinates. Close 
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 (202) (LecLabCredit Hours)
Review of matrix operations, Cramer’s rule, row reduction of matrices; inverse of a matrix, eigenvalues and eigenvectors; systems of linear algebraic equations; matrix methods for linear systems of differential equations, normal form, homogeneous constant coefficient systems, complex eigenvalues, nonhomogeneous systems, the matrix exponential; double and triple integrals; polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates; surface and line integrals; integral theorems of Green, Gauss and Stokes. Corequisites: MA 221 Differential Equations (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Ordinary differential equations of first and second order, homogeneous and nonhomogeneous equations; improper integrals, Laplace transforms; review of infinite series, series solutions of ordinary differential equations near an ordinary point; boundaryvalue problems; orthogonal functions; Fourier series; separation of variables for partial differential equations. Close 
Prerequisites: MA 116 Calculus II (003)(LecLabCredit Hours) Continues from MA 115 with improper integrals, infinite series, Taylor series, and Taylor polynomials. Vectors operations in 3space, mathematical descriptions of lines and planes, and singlevariable calculus for parametric curves. Introduction to calculus for functions of two or more variables including graphical representations, partial derivatives, the gradient vector, directional derivatives, applications to optimization, and double integrals in rectangular and polar coordinates. Close 
MA 124 Calculus of Two Variables (402)(LecLabCredit Hours) Partial derivatives, the tangent plane and linear approximation, the gradient and directional derivatives, the chain rule, implicit differentiation, extreme values, application to optimization, double integrals in rectangular coordinates. Close 
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours)
This course starts with some fundamental notions in multivariate analysis and geometry as well as basic notions and results of convex analysis: (gradient, Jacobian and Hessian, closed and open sets, convex sets, convex hulls, convex cones, polyhedral sets, convex functions, and convexity criteria). These notions are used to present the theory and methods of nonlinear optimization: necessary and sufficient conditions of optimality for nonlinear optimization problems with and without constraints, and duality theory. Numerical methods for unconstrained and constrained problems with differentiable functions include, gradient methods, Newton method, conjugate gradients, gradient projection, reduced gradient, simplex method, penalty methods, dual methods. Optimization problems from statistics, engineering, and business will serve as examples.
Prerequisites: MA 116 Calculus II (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Continues from MA 115 with improper integrals, infinite series, Taylor series, and Taylor polynomials. Vectors operations in 3space, mathematical descriptions of lines and planes, and singlevariable calculus for parametric curves. Introduction to calculus for functions of two or more variables including graphical representations, partial derivatives, the gradient vector, directional derivatives, applications to optimization, and double integrals in rectangular and polar coordinates. Close 
MA 124 Calculus of Two Variables (402)(LecLabCredit Hours) Partial derivatives, the tangent plane and linear approximation, the gradient and directional derivatives, the chain rule, implicit differentiation, extreme values, application to optimization, double integrals in rectangular coordinates. Close 
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) This course introduces basic concepts of linear algebra from a geometric point of view. Topics include the method of Gaussian elimination to solve systems of linear equations; linear spaces and dimension; independent and dependent vectors; norms, inner product, and bases in vector spaces; determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors of matrices; symmetric, unitary, and normal matrices; matrix representations of linear transformations and orthogonal projections; the fundamental theorems of linear algebra; and the leastsquares method and LUdecomposition. Prerequisites: Sophomore or higher class standing.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) An introduction to functions of a complex variable. The topics covered include complex numbers, analytic and harmonic functions, complex integration, Taylor and Laurent series, residue theory, and improper and trigonometric integrals.
Corequisites: MA 227 Multivariable Calculus (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Review of matrix operations, Cramer’s rule, row reduction of matrices; inverse of a matrix, eigenvalues and eigenvectors; systems of linear algebraic equations; matrix methods for linear systems of differential equations, normal form, homogeneous constant coefficient systems, complex eigenvalues, nonhomogeneous systems, the matrix exponential; double and triple integrals; polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates; surface and line integrals; integral theorems of Green, Gauss and Stokes. Close 
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours)
This course introduces students to first order logic and to fundamental discoveries about the nature and limits of mathematics which have emerged in the last hundred years. The course begins with a concrete treatment of first order logic and culminates with the unsolvability of the halting problem and the ChurchTuring Theorem on the undecidability of first order logic.
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 (404) (LecLabCredit Hours) Covers the same material as that dealt with in MA 221, but with more breadth and depth.
Prerequisites: MA 182 Honors Mathematical Analysis II (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Covers the same material as MA 116, but with more breadth and depth. Additional topics discussed. By invitation or permission only. Close 
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  (404) (LecLabCredit Hours) Covers the same material as that dealt with in MA 227, but with more breadth and depth. By invitation only.
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 (101) (LecLabCredit Hours) This course is designed for the completion of transferring credits for MA 221 Differential Equations. The transfer students, who need to learn some topics of MA 221 not included in the courses taken elsewhere, may enroll in this course only once with permission of an undergraduate adviser in the Math Department, and are required to complete this course under the guidance of the MA 221 course coordinator. The students who pass this course will receive the full transfer credits for MA 221. The students who fail will then be required to enroll in the full course of MA 221 at Stevens. Pass/Fail.
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 (101) (LecLabCredit Hours) This course is designed for the completion of transferring credits for MA 227 Multivariable Calculus. The transfer students, who need to learn some topics of MA 227 not included in the courses taken elsewhere, may enroll in this course only once with permission of an undergraduate adviser in the Math Department. The students are required to complete this course under the guidance of the MA 227 course coordinator. The students who pass this course will receive the full transfer credits for MA 227. The students who fail will then be required to enroll in the full course of MA 227 at Stevens. Pass/Fail.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) An introduction to statistical inference and to the use of basic statistical tools. Topics include descriptive and inferential statistics; review of point estimation, method of moments, and maximum likelihood; interval estimation and hypothesis testing; simple and multiple linear regression; analysis of variance and design of experiments; and nonparametric methods. Selected topics, such as quality control and time series analysis, may also be included. Statistical software is used throughout the course for exploratory data analysis and statistical inference based in examples and in real data relevant for applications.
Prerequisites: MA 222 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Introduces the essentials of probability theory and elementary statistics. Lectures and assignments greatly stress the manifold applications of probability and statistics to computer science, production management, quality control, and reliability. A statistical computer package is used throughout the course for teaching and for assignments. Contents include: descriptive statistics, pictorial and tabular methods, and measures of location and of variability; sample space and events, probability axioms, and counting techniques; conditional probability and independence, and Bayes' formula; discrete random variables, distribution functions and moments, and binomial and Poisson distributions; continuous random variables, densities and moments, normal, gamma, and exponential and Weibull distributions unions; distribution of the sum and average of random samples; the Central Limit Theorem; confidence intervals for the mean and the variance; hypothesis testing and pvalues, and applications for the mean; simple linear regression, and estimation of and inference about the parameters; and correlation and prediction in a regression model.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) This is an introductory course to number theory. Topics include divisibility, prime numbers and modular arithmetic, arithmetic functions, the sum of divisors and the number of divisors, rational approximation, linear Diophantine equations, congruences, the Chinese Remainder Theorem, quadratic residues, and continued fractions.
Prerequisites: MA 232 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) This course introduces basic concepts of linear algebra from a geometric point of view. Topics include the method of Gaussian elimination to solve systems of linear equations; linear spaces and dimension; independent and dependent vectors; norms, inner product, and bases in vector spaces; determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors of matrices; symmetric, unitary, and normal matrices; matrix representations of linear transformations and orthogonal projections; the fundamental theorems of linear algebra; and the leastsquares method and LUdecomposition. Prerequisites: Sophomore or higher class standing.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours)
A rigorous introduction to group theory and related areas with applications as time permits. Topics include proof by induction, greatest common divisor, and prime factorization; sets, functions, and relations; definition of groups and examples of other algebraic structures; and permutation groups, Lagrange's Theorem, and Sylow's Theorems. Typical application: error correcting group codes. Sample text: Numbers Groups and Codes, Humphries and Prest, Cambridge U.P.
Prerequisites: MA 232 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) This course introduces basic concepts of linear algebra from a geometric point of view. Topics include the method of Gaussian elimination to solve systems of linear equations; linear spaces and dimension; independent and dependent vectors; norms, inner product, and bases in vector spaces; determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors of matrices; symmetric, unitary, and normal matrices; matrix representations of linear transformations and orthogonal projections; the fundamental theorems of linear algebra; and the leastsquares method and LUdecomposition. Prerequisites: Sophomore or higher class standing.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) This course begins with a brief introduction to writing programs in a higher level language, such as Matlab. Students are taught fundamental principles regarding machine representation of numbers, types of computational errors, and propagation of errors. The numerical methods include finding zeros of functions, solving systems of linear equations, interpolation and approximation of functions, numerical integration and differentiation, and solving initial value problems of ordinary differential equations. Corequisites: MA 221 Differential Equations (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Ordinary differential equations of first and second order, homogeneous and nonhomogeneous equations; improper integrals, Laplace transforms; review of infinite series, series solutions of ordinary differential equations near an ordinary point; boundaryvalue problems; orthogonal functions; Fourier series; separation of variables for partial differential equations. Close 
Prerequisites: MA 116 (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Continues from MA 115 with improper integrals, infinite series, Taylor series, and Taylor polynomials. Vectors operations in 3space, mathematical descriptions of lines and planes, and singlevariable calculus for parametric curves. Introduction to calculus for functions of two or more variables including graphical representations, partial derivatives, the gradient vector, directional derivatives, applications to optimization, and double integrals in rectangular and polar coordinates.
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MA 124 (402)(LecLabCredit Hours) Partial derivatives, the tangent plane and linear approximation, the gradient and directional derivatives, the chain rule, implicit differentiation, extreme values, application to optimization, double integrals in rectangular coordinates.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) This course offers more indepth coverage of differential equations. Topics include ordinary differential equations as finitedimensional dynamical systems; vector fields and flows in phase space; existence/uniqueness theorems; invariant manifolds; stability of equilibrium points; bifurcation theory; PoincaréBendixson Theorem and chaos in both continuous and discrete dynamical systems; and applications to physics, biology, economics, and engineering.
Prerequisites: MA 221 (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Ordinary differential equations of first and second order, homogeneous and nonhomogeneous equations; improper integrals, Laplace transforms; review of infinite series, series solutions of ordinary differential equations near an ordinary point; boundaryvalue problems; orthogonal functions; Fourier series; separation of variables for partial differential equations.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) This course offers a rigorous approach to classical partial differential equations. It begins with definitions, properties, and derivations of some basic equations of mathematical physics followed by the topics: solving of first order equations with the method of characteristics; classification of second order equations; the heat equation and wave equation; Fourier series and separation of variables; Green's functions and elliptic theory; examples of the first and second order nonlinear partial differential equations.
Prerequisites: MA 221 (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Ordinary differential equations of first and second order, homogeneous and nonhomogeneous equations; improper integrals, Laplace transforms; review of infinite series, series solutions of ordinary differential equations near an ordinary point; boundaryvalue problems; orthogonal functions; Fourier series; separation of variables for partial differential equations.
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MA 227 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Review of matrix operations, Cramer’s rule, row reduction of matrices; inverse of a matrix, eigenvalues and eigenvectors; systems of linear algebraic equations; matrix methods for linear systems of differential equations, normal form, homogeneous constant coefficient systems, complex eigenvalues, nonhomogeneous systems, the matrix exponential; double and triple integrals; polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates; surface and line integrals; integral theorems of Green, Gauss and Stokes.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) This course is an introduction to the geometry of curves and surfaces. Topics include tangent vectors, tangent bundles, directional derivatives, differential forms, Euclidean geometry and calculus on surfaces, Gaussian curvatures, Riemannian geometry, and geodesics.
Prerequisites: MA 227 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Review of matrix operations, Cramer’s rule, row reduction of matrices; inverse of a matrix, eigenvalues and eigenvectors; systems of linear algebraic equations; matrix methods for linear systems of differential equations, normal form, homogeneous constant coefficient systems, complex eigenvalues, nonhomogeneous systems, the matrix exponential; double and triple integrals; polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates; surface and line integrals; integral theorems of Green, Gauss and Stokes.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) This course introduces students to the fundamentals of mathematical analysis at an adequate level of rigor. Topics include fundamental mathematical logic and set theory, the real number systems, sequences, limits and completeness, elements of topology, continuity, derivatives and related theorems, Taylor expansions, the Riemann integral, and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.
Prerequisites: MA 227 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Review of matrix operations, Cramer’s rule, row reduction of matrices; inverse of a matrix, eigenvalues and eigenvectors; systems of linear algebraic equations; matrix methods for linear systems of differential equations, normal form, homogeneous constant coefficient systems, complex eigenvalues, nonhomogeneous systems, the matrix exponential; double and triple integrals; polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates; surface and line integrals; integral theorems of Green, Gauss and Stokes.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) This course introduces principles of real analysis and the modern treatment of functions of one and several variables. Topics include metric spaces, the HeineBorel theorem in Rn, Lebesgue measure, measurable functions, Lebesgue and Stieltjes integrals, Fubini's theorem, abstract integration, Lp classes, metric and Banach space properties, and Hilbert space.
Prerequisites: MA 232 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) This course introduces basic concepts of linear algebra from a geometric point of view. Topics include the method of Gaussian elimination to solve systems of linear equations; linear spaces and dimension; independent and dependent vectors; norms, inner product, and bases in vector spaces; determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors of matrices; symmetric, unitary, and normal matrices; matrix representations of linear transformations and orthogonal projections; the fundamental theorems of linear algebra; and the leastsquares method and LUdecomposition. Prerequisites: Sophomore or higher class standing.
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MA 441 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) This course introduces students to the fundamentals of mathematical analysis at an adequate level of rigor. Topics include fundamental mathematical logic and set theory, the real number systems, sequences, limits and completeness, elements of topology, continuity, derivatives and related theorems, Taylor expansions, the Riemann integral, and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours)
This course introduces the students to mathematical models and computational methods for static and dynamic optimization problems occurring in finance. The models involve knowledge of probability, optimality conditions, duality, and basic numerical methods. Special attention will be paid to portfolio optimization and to risk management problems.
Prerequisites: MA 222 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Introduces the essentials of probability theory and elementary statistics. Lectures and assignments greatly stress the manifold applications of probability and statistics to computer science, production management, quality control, and reliability. A statistical computer package is used throughout the course for teaching and for assignments. Contents include: descriptive statistics, pictorial and tabular methods, and measures of location and of variability; sample space and events, probability axioms, and counting techniques; conditional probability and independence, and Bayes' formula; discrete random variables, distribution functions and moments, and binomial and Poisson distributions; continuous random variables, densities and moments, normal, gamma, and exponential and Weibull distributions unions; distribution of the sum and average of random samples; the Central Limit Theorem; confidence intervals for the mean and the variance; hypothesis testing and pvalues, and applications for the mean; simple linear regression, and estimation of and inference about the parameters; and correlation and prediction in a regression model.
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MA 230 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours)
This course starts with some fundamental notions in multivariate analysis and geometry as well as basic notions and results of convex analysis: (gradient, Jacobian and Hessian, closed and open sets, convex sets, convex hulls, convex cones, polyhedral sets, convex functions, and convexity criteria). These notions are used to present the theory and methods of nonlinear optimization: necessary and sufficient conditions of optimality for nonlinear optimization problems with and without constraints, and duality theory. Numerical methods for unconstrained and constrained problems with differentiable functions include, gradient methods, Newton method, conjugate gradients, gradient projection, reduced gradient, simplex method, penalty methods, dual methods. Optimization problems from statistics, engineering, and business will serve as examples.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) This course introduces students to the concepts behind the modern theory of dynamical systems, particularly chaotic systems. Although the course is mathematical in nature, the emphasis is on the underpinning ideas and applications, rather than a systematic exposition of results. Topics include: standard examples and definitions, solutions of ODEs as dynamical systems, flows, and maps; fixed points of linear maps, periodic orbits, limit cycles, and asymptotic stability; rudiments of hyperbolicity; and symbolic dynamics and the Horse Shoe. Further topics may include: fundamentals of topological dynamics, fundamentals of ergodic theory, attractors, and fractals. A good part of the assigned work involves computer experimentation and computations.
Prerequisites: MA 221 (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Ordinary differential equations of first and second order, homogeneous and nonhomogeneous equations; improper integrals, Laplace transforms; review of infinite series, series solutions of ordinary differential equations near an ordinary point; boundaryvalue problems; orthogonal functions; Fourier series; separation of variables for partial differential equations.
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MA 232 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) This course introduces basic concepts of linear algebra from a geometric point of view. Topics include the method of Gaussian elimination to solve systems of linear equations; linear spaces and dimension; independent and dependent vectors; norms, inner product, and bases in vector spaces; determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors of matrices; symmetric, unitary, and normal matrices; matrix representations of linear transformations and orthogonal projections; the fundamental theorems of linear algebra; and the leastsquares method and LUdecomposition. Prerequisites: Sophomore or higher class standing.
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 (032) (LecLabCredit Hours)
Individual projects in pure and applied mathematics.
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 (032) (LecLabCredit Hours)
Individual projects in pure and applied mathematics.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours)
Seminar in selected topics, such as: combinatorial topology, differential geometry, finite groups, number theory, or statistical techniques.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) Seminar in selected topics such as: combinatorial topology, differential geometry, finite groups, number theory, or statistical techniques.
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 (083) (LecLabCredit Hours)
Students will do a research project under the guidance of a faculty advisor. Senior standing and prior approval are required. Topics may be selected from any area of mathematics with the instructor's approval. Each student will be required to present results in both a written and oral report. The written report may be in the form of a senior thesis.
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 (083) (LecLabCredit Hours)
Students will do a research project under the guidance of a faculty advisor. Senior standing and prior approval are required. Topics may be selected from any area of mathematics with the instructor's approval. Each student will be required to present results in both a written and oral report. The written report may be in the form of a senior thesis.
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