matrices, determinants, vectors, real vector spaces,
eigenvalues, eigenvectors and linear transformations.
MA240 Critical Thinking & Quantitative
An interdisciplinary course designed to provide
the student with the analytical tools and concepts
for dealing with practical “everyday” problems.
Emphasis is placed on developing critical, analytical
thinking and reasoning skills in the context of
quantitative and logical applications. Topics covered
may include logic, fallacies, abuse of numbers and
percentages, problem-solving techniques, financial
calculations, statistics, correlation, the normal
distribution, probability, and mathematics in the arts
MA253 Discrete Mathematics (3)
This course is a study of discrete structures commonly
used in computer science and mathematics, including
topics from sets and relations, permutations and
combinations, graphs and trees, induction, recursion,
and Boolean Algebras.
MA262 Elementary Statistics (3)
This is a general course in elementary statistics
dealing with the collection, organization, display and
inferential techniques of modern data analysis. Topics
covered may include descriptive statistics, bivariate
data, probability distributions, sampling distributions
and common hypothesis tests.
MA282 Ordinary Differential Equations (3)
This course covers the forms and solutions of many
different types of ordinary differential equations and
their applications in the sciences.
MA302 Introduction to Mathematical Proof (3)
A practical introduction to formal mathematical
proof emphasizing preparation for advanced study
in mathematics. Special attention is paid to reading
and building proofs using standard forms and models
within the context of specific examples.
MA344 Modern Geometry (3)
This course covers finite geometries, modern
MA122 Calculus II (4)
The second semester of a unified course, this class
covers differentiation and integration of exponential,
logarithmic, and trigonometric functions, additional
integration techniques, numerical methods,
indeterminate forms, improper integrals, infinite
sequences, and series.
MA201 Mathematics for Elementary School
Teachers I (3)
The first semester of a unified course that provides
basic mathematical competency for teachers at the
elementary school level. Emphasis is placed upon
problem solving and understanding the principles
underlying mathematical concepts. This course is
strictly intended for liberal studies majors seeking to
meet breadth requirements in mathematics. Topics to
be covered include sets, whole numbers, functions,
whole-number computation, integers, basic number
theory, rational numbers, decimals, percents and real
Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education
MA202 Mathematics for Elementary School
Teachers II (3)
The second semester of a unified course that
provides basic mathematical competency for teachers
at the elementary school level. Topics to be covered
include probability, statistics, introductory geometry,
constructions, congruence, similarity, measurement,
motion geometry and tessellations.
Permission of the Teacher Education Department.
MA221 Calculus III (4)
The third semester of a unified course, this class
covers such topics as vectors, calculus on vector-
valued functions, functions of several variables,
partial differentiation and multiple integration.
(Lab fee $20.)
MA222 Calculus IV (1)
The fourth semester of a unified course, this class
covers topics in advanced vector analysis including
vector fields, line integrals, Green’s Theorem, surface
integrals, the Divergence Theorem, and Stokes’
(Lab fee $20.)
MA231 Linear Algebra (3)
A course on the theory of linear equations and vector
spaces. Topics to be covered include linear equations,