Mathematics (MATH)

MATH0900  BASIC ALGEBRA

Algebraic operations and equations, exponents and radicals, polynomials and factoring, and introduction to the geometry of angles and triangles. Prerequisite: Placement through the College of Professional and Continuing Education (4 credits)

MATH1000  COLLEGE MATHEMATICS

Algebra and trigonometry, including algebraic fractions, systems of linear equations, quadratic equations, literal equations, word problems and their solutions, right triangles, and vectors. Applications will be stressed. (4 credits) fall, spring

MATH1005  COLLEGE MATHEMATICS A

Topics in college algebra including exponents, radicals, complex numbers, polynomials, factoring, algebraic fractions, equation solving techniques, an introduction to functions and their graphs, and linear functions. (3 credits)

MATH1007  APPLICATIONS IN COLLEGE MATHEMATICS

This class provides additional enrichment applications for students enrolled in MATH1000, College Mathematics. Students will take a leadership role in this class to work on advanced application problems and look at how College Mathematics fits in with the rest of their major's curriculum. Corequisite: MATH1000

MATH1020  PLANE & SOLID GEOMETRY

A survey of elementary Euclidean geometry including lines and angles, measurement and units, properties of triangles, parallelograms, trapezoids, regular polygons, circles, conic sections, spheres, cylinders, pyramids, polyhedra, areas, and volumes. (4 credits) spring

MATH1030  STATISTICS & APPLICATIONS

This course is designed to introduce students to statistical concepts relating to engineering design, inspection, and quality assurance. Topics covered include probability, normality, sampling, regression, correlation, and confidence intervals in reliability. (4 credits) fall, spring

MATH1035  COLLEGE MATHEMATICS B

Topics in college algebra including functions and their graphs, composite and inverse functions, applied functions and variation, quadratic functions, exponential functions, logarithmic functions, systems of equations, and applications. Prerequisite: MATH1005 (3 credits)

MATH1040  APPLIED MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the basic math skills useful in solving real-life business problems. Linear and quadratic equations will be studied and applied to finance and social sciences. Functions and graphs will be studied and applied to the basic data analysis. Systems of linear equations and linear programming will be applied to maximizing profit. An introduction to probability and statistics and basic financial mathematics are provided. (4 credits) fall

MATH1065  COLLEGE MATHEMATICS C

Topics in college algebra and trigonometry including the trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, trigonometric equations, and applications. Prerequisite: MATH1035 (3 credits)

MATH1500  PRECALCULUS

Topics include: polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions, parametric equations, analytic trigonometry, multivariable systems, and applications and modeling. Prerequisite: MATH1000 (4 credits) fall, spring, summer

MATH1550  FOUNDATIONS OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS

Problems, methods, and recent developments in applied mathematics will be discussed. Topics include, but are not limited to, the following: difference equations, fitting models to data and choosing a best model, probabilistic models, sequential decisions and conditional probability and game theory. Students will gain familiarity with technical word processors such as LaTeX, spreadsheet software and also with high level programming packages such as python, R, and MATLAB. Students will also hear guest speakers describe the role that mathematics plays in their respective careers. (4 credits) fall

MATH1700  CALCULUS I

Topics include: introduction to limits, definition of the derivative, differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions, implicit differentiation, applications of the derivative and introduction to integration. Prerequisite: MATH1065 or MATH1500 (4 credits)

MATH1750  ENGINEERING CALCULUS I

Limits, continuity, differentiability, the limit definition of the derivative, differentiation, linearization and some integration of algebraic and transcendental functions, implicit differentiation. Intended for engineering majors or advanced technology students. (4 credits) fall, spring, summer

MATH1775  INTEGRATED ENGINEERING CALCULUS I

Limits (including L'Hopital's Rule), continuity, differentiability, the limit definition of the derivative, differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions. Integrates symbolic tools, graphical concepts, data and numerical calculations. Students will model engineering and scientific problems in lecture and lab. (4 credits)

MATH1800  CALCULUS II

Techniques of integration, the fundamental theorem of calculus, area, L'Hopital's Rule, improper integrals, and applications of definite integrals. Prerequisite: MATH1700 (4 credits)

MATH1850  ENGINEERING CALCULUS II

Define integrals as a limit of Riemann sums, computation of definite and indefinite integrals using the techniques of integration, improper integrals, convergence of sequences and series, and approximating functions and estimating the error using Taylor and Maclaurin series. Prerequisite: MATH1750 or MATH1775 (4 credits) fall, spring, summer

MATH1875  INTEGRATED ENGINEERING CALCULUS II

Define integrals as a limit of Reimann sums, computation of definite and indefinite integrals using the techniques of integration, improper integrals, convergence of sequences and series, including Taylor series. Integrates symbolic tools, graphical concepts, data and numerical calculations. Students will model engineering and scientific problems in lecture and lab. Prerequisite: MATH1775 (4 credits)

MATH1900  INTRODUCTION TO OPERATIONS RESEARCH

This course serves as an introduction to the field of operations research (OR). The course will cover basic deterministic (non-probabilistic) methods of operations research (linear programming, network flows, and integer programming) and their applications to resource allocation problems in business and networking. Prerequisite: MATH1500 or MATH2800 (4 credits) summer

MATH1950  FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS

This course is designed to prepare students for the Society of Actuaries Exam FM ( Financial Mathematics) This course will develop knowledge of the fundamental concepts of financial mathematics and how these concepts are applied in the time of value of money, loans, bonds and general cash flows and portfolios. General theories of interest such as annuities, yield rates, and amortization will be covered. Bonds and other securities and additional topics in financial analysis such as determining interest rates and interest rate swaps will be covered. Prerequisites: MATH1800, MATH1850 or MATH1875 (4 credits)

MATH2000  CALCULUS III

Three dimensional Cartesian coordinate system, vectors, lines in three dimensions, planes and other surfaces, partial derivatives, directional derivatives, local extrema, polar coordinates, and multiple integrals in Cartesian and polar coordinates. Prerequisite: MATH1800 (4 credits)

MATH2025  MULTIVARIABLE CALCULUS

Three dimensional Cartesian coordinate system, vectors, lines in three dimensions, planes and other surfaces, partial derivatives, directional derivatives, local extrema, polar coordinates, and multiple integrals in Cartesian and polar coordinates, vector fields, line integrals, and Green's Theorem. Prerequisite: MATH1850 or MATH1875 (4 credits) fall, spring, summer

MATH2100  PROBABILITY & STATISTICS FOR ENGINEERS

Topics studied are basic probability and a variety of probability distributions used in engineering modeling and reliability (expected life of products); linear regression and correlation; and hypothesis testing. Prerequisite: MATH1800 or MATH1850 or MATH1875 (4 credits) fall, spring, summer

Topics include: design of experiments, correlation and regression, analysis of variance, t-tests, nonparametric methods, failure, mode, and effects analysis. Prerequisite: MATH2100 (4 credits) spring

MATH2250  TIME SERIES

The course will provide a basic instruction to time series. Topics include time series regression and exploratory data analysis, ETS, MA, ARMA/ARIMA models, parameter estimate, model diagnostics, seasonal models and forecasting. Prerequisite: MATH2100 (4 credits) fall

MATH2300  DISCRETE MATHEMATICS

Topics of this course to be chosen from: elementary logic, sets, permutations and combinations, induction, relations, digraphs, functions, trees, Warshall's Algorithm, and Boolean algebra. Prerequisite: MATH1500 or MATH1065 (4 credits) fall, spring, summer

MATH2425  CRYPTOLOGY

This course will introduce the mathematics of historical and modern cryptology. There will be emphasis on both cryptography, the making of codes, and cryptanalysis, the deciphering of coded messages without a key. Topics include, but are not limited to: enumerative combinatorics, probability, statistics, linear algebra, finite groups and number theory. (4 credits) fall. Prerequisite: MATH2300

MATH2500  DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

Introduction to the solution of ordinary differential equations (ODEs). Topics will include solving first and higher order ODEs with constant coefficients, simple matrix equations and systems of ODEs, applications, and Euler’s and Laplace transform solution methods. Prerequisite: MATH1850 or MATH1875 (4 credits) fall, spring, summer

MATH2550  TRANSITION TO ADVANCED MATH

Students will review elementary logic and earn standard proof techniques: direct proof, proof by contradiction, contraposition, cases and induction. Students will write proofs of statements related to sets, relations, functions. Quantifiers, set operations, equivalent forms of mathematical induction, equivalence relations, partitions, graphs of relations, surjections, injections and cardinality will be discussed. Prerequisite: MATH2300 (4 credits) spring

MATH2650  QUANTITATIVE METHODS

Set theory and logic, basic matrix notation and manipulation, linear programming, and simplex method are studied. An introduction to probability and statistics is provided. Applications of these concepts are then applied to management problems with a survey of inventory problems, forecasting, and decision-making. Prerequisites: MATH1065 (3 credits)

MATH2750  DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS & SYSTEMS MODELING

Linear systems, matrix algebra, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, solutions of first and second order ordinary differential equations, stability and equilibrium solutions, Laplace transforms, state space models and simulation. Prerequisite: MATH1800 or MATH1850 or MATH1875 (4 credits) fall

MATH2800  FINITE MATH

Set theory and logic, matrix notation and manipulation, linear programming and simplex method are studied. An introduction to probability and statistics is provided. Problem-solving by computer. Prerequisite: MATH1000 (4 credits) spring

MATH2850  LINEAR AND VECTOR ALGEBRA

This course is an introduction to linear and vector algebra with computer science applications. Topics include: vector and matrix operations, linear transformations, curves and surfaces. Prerequisite: MATH1500 Precalculus.

MATH2860  LINEAR ALGEBRA & MATRIX THEORY

Topics include the basic operations of n-tuples and matrices, geometric vectors, equations of lines and planes, systems of linear equations, row reduction of matrices, linear independence, determinants, and an introduction to basis, dimension, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, and vector spaces. Prerequisite: MATH1850 (4 credits) fall, spring

MATH3100  MEDICAL IMAGING: A MATHEMATICAL APPROACH

This course will provide basic mathematical foundations for medical imaging. There will be emphasis on both theoretical background and numerical methods to implement inversion algorithms. Topics include, but are not limited to: Radon and Fourier transforms, convolution, sampling, filters, and image reconstructions. Prerequisite: MATH2025 (4 credits)

MATH3150  STOCHASTIC PROCESSES

This is an introduction to stochastic processes and their application to a large variety of probabilistic problems. The material will be taught without the need to measure theory. Topics include: Markov chains with both finite and infinite state spaces, random walks, transience and recurrence, branching processes, continuous time Markov chains such as the Poisson process and birth-death processes. We will also discuss martingales and Brownian motion. Other topics may be included as time permits and depending on student interest. Computer visualization will be employed, along with simulation. There is a project component to the course as well, and topics will be chosen according to student interest that relates to specific stochastic processes. Prerequisite: MATH2100 (4 credits)

MATH3200  DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY

This course covers basic differential geometry curves and surfaces, with generalization to abstract differentiable manifolds. Topics include arc length, curvature and Frenet frame of space curves, and Gaussian and normal curvature of surfaces. For embedded curves and surfaces as well as for abstract manifolds, geometry is defined in terms of tangent and cotangent spaces, with diffeomorphisms giving rise to mappings between geometries via pullback and pushforward maps. The course includes treatment of the Gauss-Bonnet Theorem and its importance in relating geometric and topological aspects of surfaces. Prerequisites: MATH2025 and MATH2860 (4 credits)

MATH3225  FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS

This course covers analytic properties of normed linear spaces, in particular functional spaces important to the theory of differential equations and probability. Topics include metric spaces and the notion of completeness; normed and Banach spaces; bounded linear operations; dual spaces; inner product spaces and Hilbert spaces. Prerequisites: MATH2500 and MATH2860 (4 credits)

MATH3250  HAZARD & CATASTROPHE MODELING

This course is designed to introduce student to the development of catastrophe models in the context of determining insurance policy premiums. We will discuss model development, parallel computing used to generate a catalogue of data, parameter estimation for models and statistical analysis to test quality assurance. Students will work in small groups to work on either earthquake, flood or wildfire models, and present their progress and final results throughout the semester in a professional manner. Prerequisites: MATH2850 and MATH2500 or MATH2750; and MATH2100 or BMED4600; and MATH2025 (4 credits)

MATH3500  CALCULUS IV

Topics include the analytic geometry of two- and three-dimensional coordinate systems including polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates; a review of the fundamental theorem of line integrals and Green's theorem; orientation and parametrization of lines and surfaces; surface integrals; the divergence theorem; Stokes' theorem; the Jacobian; the general substitution rule for integration; constrained optimization and curvature. Other topics may be included as time permits. Computer visualization will be emphasized. Prerequisite: MATH2025 (4 credits)

MATH3700  OPERATIONS RESEARCH

An introduction to operations research, with topics chosen from linear programming (covering formulation of a number of different types of linear models, the simplex algorithm, duality and sensitivity analysis, the transportation and assignment problems, and integer linear programming).Network models, constrained optimization, modeling and simulation, and game theory are also discussed. Prerequisite: MATH2860 (4 credits) fall

MATH3800  SPECIAL TOPICS IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS

Presents topics that are not covered by existing courses and are likely to change from semester to semester. Refer to the Class Schedule for a specific semester for details of offerings for the semester. (1 - 4 credits)

MATH3900  NUMERICAL ANALYSIS I

Analysis of algorithms frequently used in mathematics, the sciences, engineering and industry. Topics include: root-finding, interpolation, linear systems, numerical differentiation and integration, solution of initial value problems. Numerical experiments will be conducted with C, Matlab, Java, Python or another appropriate high-level language. Prerequisites: COMP1000 and MATH1850 (4 credits) fall

MATH3950  NUMERICAL ANALYSIS II

This course will discuss the theoretical basis of convergence and numerical linear algebra. Topics include: proofs, Cauchy sequences, absolute convergence, orthogonal polynomials, matrix factorization, and error bounds. Numerical experiments will be conducted with C, Matlab, Java, Python or other appropriate high-level language. Prerequisite: MATH3900; Corequisite: MATH2860 (4 credits) spring

MATH4050  MACHINE LEARNING

Introduction to the field of machine learning. This course focuses on algorithms to help identify patterns in data and predict or generalize rules from these patterns. Topics include supervised learning (parametric/non-parametric algorithms, kernels, support vector machines), model selection, and applications (such as speech and handwriting recognition, medical imaging, and drug discovery). Students who have basic programming skills and who have taken a course in probability are encouraged to take this course. Cross-list with COMP4050 Prerequisite: COMP1000 and MATH2100 (4 credits)

MATH4100  INDUSTRIAL PROBLEMS IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS

This is an applied problems course in mathematics. Students will work in small teams to solve problems arising in industry under the guidance of the course professor and an industrial liaison. Every term will be different. (4 credits)

MATH4400  INTRODUCTION TO ABSTRACT ALGEBRA

Topics include groups, subgroups, and factor groups, homomorphisms, rings and fields, and applications that may include symmetry groups, frieze groups, and crystallographic groups and/or introductions to algebraic coding theory. This course is recommended for students intending to go to graduate school for mathematics or a mathematics-related discipline. Prerequisite: MATH2300 (4 credits)

MATH4475  ACTUARIAL MATHEMATICS

This course is designed to prepare students for the Society of Actuaries' exam P/CAS Exam 1. We will develop knowledge of the fundamental probability tools for quantitatively assessing risk with an emphasis on problems encountered in actuarial science. Prerequisite: MATH2100 completed with a grade of B or better (4 credits)

MATH4575  COMPLEX VARIABLES

Topics in this course include complex algebra and functions; analyticity; contour integration, Cauchy's theorem; signatures. Taylor and Laurent series; residues, evaluation on integrals; multivalued functions, potential theory in two dimensions. Prerequisites: MATH2025 (4 credits)

MATH4875  REAL ANALYSIS I

Introduction to real analysis. Topics include introductory proof writing, the real number system, limits, continuity, properties of real-valued functions, differentiation and elementary theory of integration. Prerequisite: MATH2025 (4 credits)

MATH4900  PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

An introductory course in partial differential equations which covers the methods of characteristics, separation of variables, Fourier Series, finite differences, Fourier Transforms and Green's Functions. Prerequisite: MATH2500 (4 credits) fall

MATH4950  DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS AND CHAOS

Introduction to dynamical systems and chaos with emphasis on applications in science and engineering. Topics include one-dimensional flows (fixed points, stability and bifurcations), two-dimensional flows (phase planes, limit cycles, and bifurcations), and chaos (lorenz equations, maps, fractals and strange attractors). This course counts as a technical elective for applied mathematics majors and minors. Prerequisite: MATH2500 (4 credits)

MATH4975  REAL ANALYSIS II

Continued introduction to real analysis. Topics include sequences, series, Fourier series, functions defined by integrals, improper integrals, Riemann-Stieltjes integrals, functions of bounded variation, fixed-point theorems, implicit function theorems, Lagrange multipliers, functions on metric spaces, approximation, Green's Theorem and Stokes' Theorem for real vector fields. Prerequisite: MATH4875 (4 credits)

MATH5000  APPLIED MATHEMATICS FINAL YEAR DESIGN I

Student will work alone and in small group projects to study, analyze, design, and sometimes build and test concepts in an applied mathematics subfield of their choosing. The study will be performed under the direction of one or more faculty advisors. Projects from industry be encouraged to increase the interaction and cooperation with firms. Course requirements include regular oral and written progress reports throughout the semester. The final technical report by students may include a plan for the following Applied Mathematics Final Year Design II course. Prerequisite: Final year standing in BSAM program (4 credits) fall

MATH5500  APPLIED MATHEMATICS FINAL YEAR DESIGN II

This course is a continuation of Applied Math Final Year Design I. Students will continue with their design and analysis (or with new designs and analysis) with emphasis on improvements and applications. Other faculty and local industry professionals will review the student work and make recommendations. (4 credits) summer