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Spring Semester 2021
Sep 25, 2022
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MATH 505 - The History & Philosophy of Mathematics
An introduction to the history of mathematics, along with the attending development of the philosophical aspects of mathematical inquiry. Emphasis is placed on historically important problems in arithmetic, geometry, trigonometry, algebra, and analysis. Mathematical abstraction and generalization will be examined in historical context, from early numeration systems through the modern era. Prerequisite: MATH 310.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Online - do not use, Lecture, Hybrid - do not use

Biology, Chemistry and Math Department

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Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

Undergraduate level MATH 310 Minimum Grade of D

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