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MATH 337. Geometry for K-8 Teachers

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Geometric concepts, spatial visualization, spatial reasoning, justification, and proof. Techniques, technology, and current trends in the teaching and learning of geometry.
Prerequisites: MATH 112, MATH 171 or MATH 211, and MATH 330
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MATH 353. Operations Research Models

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Construction and solution of mathematical models associated with operations research.
Prerequisites: MATH 222
Semester Offered: Odd Spring


MATH 411. Modern Algebra I

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Groups, subgroups, cyclic groups, permutation groups, isomorphisms, Cayley's theorem, cosets, LaGrange's theorem, normal subgroups, quotient groups, homomorphisms, the first isomorphism theorem, construction of the integers and rational numbers from the natural numbers, rings, integral domains, and fields.
Prerequisites: MATH 304 and MATH 312, or consent of instructor
Semester Offered: Fall


MATH 412. Modern Algebra II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Ideals, factor rings, ring homomorphisms, polynomial rings, factorization of polynomials, irreducible polynomials, Euclidean domains, introduction to fields, extension fields, splitting fields, algebraic and transcendental numbers, geometric construction.
Prerequisites: MATH 411
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MATH 421. Real Analysis I

Credits: 4.0 View Details
Description: The real number system, completeness of the real numbers, topology of the real numbers, sequences, limits, continuity, differentiation, and integration.
Prerequisites: MATH 222, MATH 304
Semester Offered: Spring


MATH 422. Introduction to Real Analysis II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Series, power series, uniform and pointwise convergence, Reimann integration, and applications.
Prerequisites: MATH 421
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MATH 423. Complex Variables

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The complex field, the theory of analytic functions, power series. Fundamental theorem of algebra.
Prerequisites: MATH 320 or MATH 321
Semester Offered: Odd Spring


MATH 427. Partial Differential Equations

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Partial differential equations of mathematical physics, boundary value problems, classical solution methods, Bessel functions.
Prerequisites: MATH 320 or MATH 321, MATH 325 or MATH 327
Semester Offered: Odd Fall


MATH 428. Introduction to Probability Models

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Probability theory, random variables, Markov chains, Poisson process, queueing theory.
Prerequisites: MATH 222
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MATH 431. Professional Subject Matter for Middle Grades Mathematics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: For teacher candidates only. Number sense, patterns and functions, number theory, geometry, data analysis and probability, current curriculum and pedagogical developments, lesson planning, and microteaching. Should be taken within one year prior to student teaching.
Prerequisites: Passing scores on the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examination Basic Skills Tests or instructor permission, and one of MATH 304, MATH 312, MATH 321, or MATH 325
Corequisites: STEM 420, ED 431, IM 422
Semester Offered: Fall


MATH 432. Professional Subject Matter for Secondary School Mathematics

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: For teacher candidates only. Algebra, geometry, data analysis, and advanced topics; current curriculum and pedagogical developments, lesson planning, and microteaching. Should be taken within one year prior to student teaching.
Prerequisites: Passing scores on the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examination Basic Skills Tests or instructor permission, and one 400-level mathematics course.
Corequisites: STEM 421, ED 451, ED 421
Semester Offered: Spring


MATH 433. Algebra for Elementary and Middle School Teachers

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Algebraic concepts, representations, structures and applications.
Prerequisites: MATH 330
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MATH 435. Teaching Problem Solving in Elementary School Mathematics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Problem solving strategies, teaching problem solving, problem solving via concrete materials, cooperative learning. For elementary education majors only.
Prerequisites: MATH 330
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MATH 439. Using Technology to Teach Science and Mathematics, K-8

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Demonstrating and exploring technology, such as computers and calculators, that enhances mathematics and science learning and instruction in the K-8 curriculum. Lab activities that involve collecting, representing, and analyzing data.
Prerequisites: MATH 330
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MATH 440. Theoretical Problem Solving

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Mathematical problem solving, including calculus, differential equations, linear algebra, and proof techniques. Preparation for math competitions. Must be currently enrolled in or have completed 273, 312, 325, or permission of instructor.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MATH 444. Internship

Credits: 1-16 View Details
Description: Internships are offered at the discretion of departments. Course number and number of credits are determined by the departments. Contact departmental offices for further information. 16 credits maximum in any one program.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


MATH 452. Numerical Analysis

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Round-off error and computer arithmetic. Solutions of equations in one variable. Interpolation and polynomial approximation. Numerical integration and differentiation. Error Analysis.
Prerequisites: MATH 222, MATH 252 or permission of instructor
Semester Offered: Even Spring


MATH 453. Numerical Linear Algebra

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Direct and iterative solutions in linear algebra. Orthogonal polynomials, splines and least squares approximations. Error analysis.
Prerequisites: MATH 222, MATH 312, MATH 252 or CSCI 201
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MATH 455. Mathematical Modeling

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Derivation and analysis of mathematical models using differential equations to describe real-world phenomena. Graphical and numerical solution techniques. Nonlinear differential equations and stability.
Prerequisites: MATH 327 or (MATH 312 and MATH 325)
Semester Offered: Even Fall


MATH 465. Elements of Geometry

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Axiomatic systems, foundations of Euclidean geometry, plane Euclidean geometry, and non-Euclidean and transformational geometries.
Prerequisites: High school geometry, MATH 304, MATH 312
Semester Offered: Spring


MATH 480. Topics in Mathematics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Designed for intensive study in a special topic in pure or applied mathematics. Topic will be announced in class schedule. Approval of instructor required for enrollment. May be repeated to maximum of 6 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MATH 482. Student Teaching Seminar

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: For teacher candidates only. Reflections of and extensions of the student teaching experience in a seminar format; individual classroom observations. Must be taken concurrently with student teaching. S/U grading option only.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


MATH 483. Topics in Elementary School Mathematics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: In depth study of a special topic in mathematics relevant to the elementary school curriculum.
Prerequisites: MATH 330
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MATH 485. Mathematics Seminar

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Readings, discussion of, and preparation of professional papers in mathematics. Satisfies the upper-division writing requirement (UDWR) for BA mathematics majors.
Prerequisites: One 400-level mathematics course.
Semester Offered: Fall






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