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MAT 395 - History of Mathematics
History of Mathematics
Prerequisite: MAT 380
Pre or Corequisite: MAT 320

This course studies the development of mathematics through various periods, civilizations and cultures around the world. Students will follow the historical arguments and will use tools available to specfic time periods. Among the areas of mathematics discussed in this course are number theory, geometry and trigonometry, calculus, statistics and probability, discrete mathematics, anlysis and algebra. Students will gain a deeper understanding of these topics by studying the evolution of ideas and the context in which these ideas were developed, leading to their current forms.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Mathematical Sciences Department

Prerequisite MAT395

General Requirements:
Course or Test: MAT 320
May be taken concurrently.
Course or Test: MAT 380
May not be taken concurrently.

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