MATHEMATICS

MATHEMATICS

MATHEMATICS 0500
Essential Mathematics

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-1

Polynomials and rational functions, trigonometry, exponential and logarithmic functions, inequalities, rudiments of probability and counting.

Prerequisite: Applied Mathematics 30 or equivalent.

Note: This course may not be taken for credit by students with Pure Mathematics 30 or equivalent.

This course may not be included among the mathematics courses required for Computer Science or Mathematics majors in Arts and Science.

MATHEMATICS 1410
Elementary Linear Algebra

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-1

Linear systems and matrices. Matrix algebra. Determinants. Vector geometry. Complex numbers. Markov chains and other applications.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 30 or Pure Mathematics 30, Mathematics 0500, or Applied Mathematics 30 and at least 75% standing in Athabasca University's Mathematics 101.

MATHEMATICS 1510
Techniques of Calculus

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-1

Differentiation of elementary functions, the chain and product rules, extrema problems, integration. Applications from management, humanities and the social sciences.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 30 or Pure Mathematics 30, Mathematics 0500, or Applied Mathematics 30 and at least 75% standing in Athabasca University's Mathematics 101.

Substantially Similar: Mathematics 1560.

Note: Mathematics 1510 may not be counted toward the requirements for a major in Mathematics and is not suitable for students requiring more than one semester of Calculus.

MATHEMATICS 1560
Calculus I

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-1

Functions, limits, continuity, differentiation of elementary functions, trigonometric functions and their derivatives, applications of derivatives, curve sketching and optimization, anti-derivatives, change of variable, definite integrals, the fundamental theorem of calculus.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 30 or Pure Mathematics 30, Mathematics 0500, or Applied Mathematics 30 and at least 75% standing in Athabasca University's Mathematics 101.

Recommended background: Mathematics 31 and a blended grade of at least 75 percent in Mathematics 30 or Pure Mathematics 30.

Substantially Similar: Mathematics 1510.

MATHEMATICS 2000
Mathematical Concepts

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-1

Logic, proofs. Set theory. Relations and functions. Finite and countable sets. Induction. Number theory. Elementary group theory.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 1410.

Recommended background: Mathematics 1560.

MATHEMATICS 2090
Number Systems

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-1

Principles of Logic. Number Systems and Bases. Sets of real numbers: Integers, Rationals, Irrationals. Modular Arithmetic and applications. Divisibility, primes and elementary number theory.

Prerequisite: Completion of eight university-level courses (24.0 credit hours).

Note: Students should not take Mathematics 2090 if they have received credit for Mathematics 2000 prior to enrolling in Mathematics 2090.

Mathematics 2090 may not be counted toward the requirements for a major in Mathematics or Computer Science.

Mathematics 2090 is primarily intended for prospective elementary school teachers who would not ordinarily take university mathematics courses.

MATHEMATICS 2560
Calculus II

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-1

Applications of integration; logarithmic, exponential and hyperbolic functions; inverse functions; inverse trigonometric and hyperbolic functions; indeterminate forms; improper integrals; techniques of integration.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 1560.

MATHEMATICS 2570
Calculus III

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Sequences and series, convergence tests, Taylor's series, vector-valued functions of a real variable, polar coordinates, applications to analytic geometry.

Prerequisites: Mathematics 1410 and 2560.

MATHEMATICS 2580
Calculus IV

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Calculus of functions of several variables: partial differentiation, chain rule, applications, multiple integration, change of variables, theorems from vector analysis, including Stokes' Theorem.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 2570.

MATHEMATICS 2865
Combinatorial Mathematics

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Graphs, trees and digraphs. Network flows. Scheduling. Enumeration, including the principle of Inclusion-Exclusion and generating functions.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 1410.

MATHEMATICS 3100
Introduction to Mathematical Logic

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

First Order Logic. Validity, provability, completeness, consistency, independence, categoricity, decidability, Gödel's Theorem.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 2000.

Substantially Similar: Logic 3003.

MATHEMATICS 3200
Geometry

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Introduction to classical geometry from the axiomatic point of view. Lines and affine planes. Separation, order, similarity, congruence. Isometries and their classification. Groups of symmetries. Projective, hyperbolic and inversive geometries.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 2000.

MATHEMATICS 3310
Topology

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Introduction to general topology. Continuity, connectedness, compactness, separation.

Prerequisites: Mathematics 2000 and 2560.

Recommended background: Mathematics 3500.

MATHEMATICS 3400
Group and Ring Theory

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Groups, abelian groups, subgroups, quotient groups. Homomorphism. Isomorphism theorems. Lagrange's theorem. Permutation groups. Sylow theorems. Commutative rings, subrings, ideals. Quotient rings and ideals. Polynomial rings.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 2000.

MATHEMATICS 3410
Linear Algebra

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Vector spaces over the real and complex numbers. Basis and dimension. Linear transformations. Change of basis. Gram-Schmidt orthogonalization. Eigenvectors and diagonalization. Canonical forms. Cayley-Hamilton Theorem.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 1410.

Corequisite: Mathematics 2000.

MATHEMATICS 3461
Elementary Number Theory

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Integral domains, modular arithmetic, Gaussian integers, divisibility, primes, congruences, Chinese remainder theorem, quadratic reciprocity, sums of squares, diophantine equations.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 2000.

MATHEMATICS 3500
Analysis

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Detailed examination of the ideas and results of the first courses in integral and differential calculus. Countable and uncountable sets, properties of the space of real numbers, sequences, series and convergence. Continuity, differentiability, integrability.

Prerequisites: Mathematics 2000 and 2560.

MATHEMATICS 3600
Differential Equations I

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

First order ordinary differential equations. Second and higher order ordinary differential equations. Linear systems of ordinary differential equations. Qualitative theory of ordinary differential equations. Applications. Series solutions. Singular point expansions. Elementary linear difference equations. Emphasizes techniques and methods.

Prerequisites: Mathematics 1410 and 2560.

Corequisite: Mathematics 2570.

MATHEMATICS 3850
Topics in Mathematics

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
MATHEMATICS 3860
Combinatorics

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Burnside's theorem, Polya's theorem. Finite fields and combinatorial design. Coding theory. Ramsey Theory.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 2865.

MATHEMATICS 3870
Optimization

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Networks. Linear programming, including duality and the simplex method. Integer linear programming methods. Assignment problem, knapsack problem, critical path scheduling. Introduction to non-linear programming and search methods.

Prerequisites: Mathematics 2000 and 2865.

MATHEMATICS 4400
Field Theory

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Polynomial rings. Fields and field extensions, construction problems. Finite fields. Galois Theory. Fundamental Theorem of Algebra.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 3400.

MATHEMATICS 4560
Complex Analysis

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Complex number system and complex plane. Analytic functions. Complex integration. Power series. Calculus of residues.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 2570.

Recommended background: Mathematics 3500.

MATHEMATICS 4600
Differential Equations II

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Theoretical foundations. Integral transforms. Discontinuous coefficients. Separation of variables. Fourier series. Linear partial differential equations of order 2. Boundary value problems and Sturm-Liouville Theory. Applications. Distribution Theory.

Prerequisites: Mathematics 2570 and 3600.

Recommended background: Mathematics 3500.

MATHEMATICS 4850
Topics in Mathematics

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0