Courses in Mathematics

MAS 099. Presentation Attendance. The aim of this course is exposure to mathematics beyond the classroom curriculum. The course requirement is attendance at a minimum of six formal presentations on mathematical topics given at conferences, colloquia or symposia at a minimum of two separate events (that is, a conference or event). Presentations should have a title and abstract and may be given by faculty or students; poster sessions do not count.  0 credits.

MAS 100. Concepts of Mathematics. A study of a variety of topics in mathematics. Many introduce modern mathematics and most do not appear in the secondary school curriculum.  Fulfills general education requirement: Liberal Studies Area 4 (Mathematics). 3 credits.

MAS 102. Pre-Calculus. A review of precalculus mathematics including algebra and trigonometry.  A student may not receive credit for this course after completing MAS 111, 161, or the equivalent. 3 credits.

MAS 111. Analysis I. A calculus sequence for department majors and other students desiring a rigorous introduction to elementary calculus.  Fulfills general education requirement: Liberal Studies Area 4 (Mathematics). 4 credits.

MAS 112. Analysis II. Second semester of a calculus sequence for department majors and other students desiring a rigorous introduction to elementary calculus.  Fulfills general education requirement: Liberal Studies Area 4 (Mathematics). Prerequisite: MAS 111; Corequisites: MAS 113, 114. A student may not receive credit for both MAS 112 and MAS 162. 4 credits.

MAS 113. Introduction to Mathematical Thinking I. An introduction to college mathematics for potential mathematical science majors.  1 credit.

MAS 114. Introduction to Mathematical Thinking II. Second semester. Introduction to college mathematics for potential mathematical science majors.  1 credit.

MAS 150. Finite Mathematics. Introduction to mathematical techniques used in quantitative analysis in business and economics. Topics include sets, linear relations, matrices, linear programming, probability and interest.  Fulfills general education requirement: Liberal Studies Area 4 (Mathematics). 3 credits.

MAS 161. Calculus I. A calculus sequence covering functions, limits, differentiation, integration and applications.  Fulfills general education requirement: Liberal Studies Area 4 (Mathematics). 3 credits.

MAS 162. Calculus II. Second semester of a calculus sequence covering functions, limits, differentiation, integration and infinite series.  Fulfills general education requirement: Liberal Studies Area 4 (Mathematics). Prerequisite: MAS 161; A student may not receive credit for both MAS 112 and MAS 162. 3 credits.

MAS 170. Elementary Statistics. An introduction to elementary descriptive and inferential statistics with emphasis on conceptual understanding.  Fulfills general education requirement: Liberal Studies Area 4 (Mathematics). A student may not receive credit for MAS 170 after completing MAS 372. A student may not receive credit for both MAS 170 and MAS 270. 3 credits.

MAS 202. Foundations of Mathematics. Introduction to logic, set theory and proof techniques.  Prerequisites: MAS 251 or ASC 281. 3 credits.

MAS 222. Linear Algebra. An introduction to linear algebra including systems of equations, vectors spaces and linear transformations.  Prerequisites: MAS 112 or MAS 261. 3 credits.

MAS 251. Discrete Mathematics. Introduction to mathematical ideas used in computing and information sciences: logic, sets and sequences, matrices, combinatorics, induction, relations and finite graphs.  Prerequisites: MAS 112 or MAS 162. 3 credits.

MAS 261. Calculus III. Multivariate calculus including partial differentiation, multiple integration, vector fields and vector functions.  Prerequisites: MAS 112 or MAS 162. 3 credits.

MAS 266. Differential Equations. An introduction to ordinary differential equations.  Prerequisites: MAS 112 or MAS 162. 3 credits.

MAS 270. Intermediate Statistics. A more advanced version of MAS 170 intended for students with some calculus background.  Fulfills general education requirement: Liberal Studies Area 4 (Mathematics). A student may not receive credit for both MAS 170 and MAS 270. 3 credits.

MAS 311. Real Analysis. Convergent and divergent series, limits, continuity, differentiability and integrability; Fourier series.  Prerequisites: MAS 202, 222, and 251. 3 credits.

MAS 322. Abstract Algebra. Introduction to algebraic structures including groups, rings and fields.  Prerequisites: MAS 202, MAS 222, and MAS 251. 3 credits.

MAS 325. Geometry. Axiomatic development of absolute, Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries.  Prerequisites: MAS 202, MAS 222, and MAS 251. 3 credits.

MAS 335. Operations Research. Introduction to some operations research techniques including linear programming, queuing theory, project scheduling, simulation and decision analysis.  Prerequisites: MAS 222 or MAS 251 or MAS 202. 3 credits.

MAS 371. Mathematical Probability. A mathematical introduction to probability, discrete and continuous random variables, and sampling.  Prerequisites: at least two of MAS 202, 251, and ASC 281. 3 credits.

MAS 372. Mathematical Statistics. An introduction to the mathematical foundations of statistics including sampling distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing, linear models and multivariate distributions.  Prerequisite: MAS 371. 3 credits.

MAS 390. Special Topics. Topic announced at the time of registration.  This course may be repeated for credit as topic changes. Prerequisite: MAS 251 or MAS 202. 3 credits.

MAS 500. Independent Study. Independent Study in Mathematical Science  This course may be repeated for credit as topic changes. 1-3 credits.