Courses

MATH 405V. Internship in Professional Practice. 1-3 Hour.

Professional work experience involving significant use of mathematics or statistics in business, industry or government. Prerequisite: Departmental consent. May be repeated for up to 3 hours of degree credit.

MATH 4113. Introduction to Abstract Algebra II (Sp). 3 Hours.

Topics in abstract algebra including finite abelian groups, linear groups, factorization in commutative rings and Galois theory. Prerequisite: MATH 3113.

MATH 4153. Mathematical Modeling (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Mathematical techniques for formulating, analyzing, and criticizing deterministic models taken from the biological, social, and physical sciences. Techniques include graphical methods, stability, optimization, and phase plane analysis. Prerequisite: MATH 2584.

MATH 4163. Dynamic Models in Biology (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Mathematical and computational techniques for developing, executing, and analyzing dynamic models arising in the biological sciences. Both discrete and continuous time models are studied. Applications include population dynamics, cellular dynamics, and the spread of infectious diseases. Prerequisite: MATH 2554.

This course is cross-listed with BIOL 4163.

MATH 4253. Symbolic Logic I (Fa). 3 Hours.

Rigorous analyses of the concepts of proof, consistency, equivalence, validity, implication, and truth. Full coverage of truth-functional logic and quantification theory (predicate calculus). Discussion of the nature and limits of mechanical procedures (algorithms) for proving theorems in logic and mathematics. Informal accounts of the basic facts about infinite sets. Prerequisite: MATH 2603, MATH 2803, or PHIL 2203.

This course is cross-listed with PHIL 4253, PHIL 5253.

MATH 4443. Complex Variables (Fa). 3 Hours.

Complex analysis, series, and conformal mapping. Additional applications for graduate credit. Prerequisite: MATH 2603 or MATH 2803, and MATH 2584 or MATH 2584C.

MATH 4503. Differential Geometry (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Topics include: classical differential geometry of curves and surfaces in 3-space, differential forms and vector fields. Prerequisite: MATH 2574 or MATH 2574C.

MATH 499V. Research Topics in Mathematics (Irregular). 1-3 Hour.

Current research interests in mathematics, at an advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate level. Prerequisite: Departmental consent. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

MATH 5001. Connections to School Mathematics (Irregular). 1 Hour.

This course is a supplement to any graduate course in statistics, algebra, analysis, or geometry. The purpose is to connect the content of the graduate course to school mathematics. Prerequisite: Departmental consent. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

MATH 5013. Abstract Algebra with Connections to School Mathematics (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Basic structures of abstract algebra (rings, fields, groups, modules and vector spaces) with emphasis on rings and fields as generalizations of the ring of integers and field of rational numbers. Degree credit will not be awarded for both MATH 4113 (or MATH 5123) plus MATH 5001 and for MATH 5013. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or departmental consent.

MATH 5023. Geometry with Connections to School Mathematics (Odd years, Fa). 3 Hours.

School geometry from an advanced perspective including conformity to the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Study will include historical developments and geometry based on transformations of two- and three-dimensional space. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

MATH 5033. Advanced Calculus with Connections to School Mathematics Teaching (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Rigorous development of the real numbers, continuity, differentiation, and integration. Degree credit will not be awarded for both MATH 4513 (or MATH 5503) plus MATH 5001 and for MATH 5033. Prerequisite: Departmental consent.

MATH 504V. Special Topics for Teachers (Irregular). 1-6 Hour.

Current topics in mathematics of interest to secondary school teachers. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or departmental consent. May be repeated for degree credit.

MATH 5053. Probability & Statistics with Connections to School Mathematics (Sp). 3 Hours.

An advanced perspective of probability and statistics as contained in the high school mathematics curriculum with connections to other components of school mathematics. The content is guided by the content of the high school probability and statistics of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

MATH 507V. Professional Development for Secondary Mathematics Teaching (Irregular). 1-3 Hour.

Validated participation in professional development mathematics workshops or institutes sanctioned by national or international educational organizations such as the College Board, International Baccalaureate Program, and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Prerequisite: Enrollment in Secondary Mathematics Teaching, MA degree program or departmental consent. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

MATH 510V. Mathematical Seminar (Sp, Fa). 1-3 Hour.

Members of the faculty and advanced students meet for presentation and discussion of topics. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in mathematics or statistics, or departmental consent.

MATH 5123. Algebra I (Fa). 3 Hours.

What the beginning graduate student should know about algebra: groups, rings, fields, modules, algebras, categories, homological algebra, and Galois Theory. Prerequisite: MATH 3113, and graduate standing in mathematics or statistics, or departmental consent.

MATH 5133. Algebra II (Sp). 3 Hours.

Continuation of MATH 5123. Prerequisite: MATH 5123, and graduate standing in mathematics or statistics.

MATH 5153. Advanced Linear Algebra (Fa). 3 Hours.

Linear functionals, matrix representation of linear transformations, scalar product, and spectral representation of linear transformations.Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

MATH 5213. Advanced Calculus I (Fa). 3 Hours.

The real and complex number systems, basic set theory and topology, sequences and series, continuity, differentiation, and Taylor's theorem. Emphasis is placed on careful mathematical reasoning. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

MATH 5223. Advanced Calculus II (Sp). 3 Hours.

The Riemann-Stieltjes integral, uniform convergence of functions, Fourier series, implicit function theorem, Jacobians, and derivatives of higher order. Prerequisite: MATH 5213.

MATH 5303. Ordinary Differential Equations (Fa). 3 Hours.

Existence, uniqueness, stability, qualitative behavior, and numerical solutions. Prerequisite: MATH 2584 and MATH 4513, and graduate standing in mathematics or statistics, or departmental consent.

MATH 5313. Partial Differential Equations (Sp). 3 Hours.

Classification, boundary value problems, applications, and numerical solutions. Prerequisite: MATH 3423 and MATH 4513, and graduate standing in mathematics or statistics, or departmental consent.

MATH 5363. Scientific Computation and Numerical Methods (Fa). 3 Hours.

An introduction to numerical methods used in solving various problems in engineering and the sciences. May not earn credit for this course and MATH 4353 or MATH 4363. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in mathematics or statistics, or departmental consent.

This course is cross-listed with PHYS 5363.

MATH 5383. Numerical Analysis (Fa). 3 Hours.

General iterative techniques, error analysis, root finding, interpolation, approximation, numerical integration, and numerical solution of differential equations. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

MATH 5453. Functional Analysis I (Odd years, Sp). 3 Hours.

Banach Spaces, Hilbert Spaces, operator theory, compact operators, dual spaces and adjoints, spectral theory, Hahn-Banach, open mapping and closed graph theorems, uniform boundedness principle, weak topologies. Prerequisite: MATH 5513, and graduate standing in mathematics or statistics, or departmental consent.

MATH 5503. Theory of Functions of a Real Variable I (Fa). 3 Hours.

Real number system, Lebesque measure, Lebesque integral, convergence theorems, differentiation of monotone functions, absolute continuity and the fundamental theorem of calculus L^P spaces, Holder and Minkowski inequalities, and bounded linear functionals on the L^P spaces. Prerequisite: MATH 4523, and graduate standing in mathematics or statistics, or departmental consent.

MATH 5513. Theory of Functions of a Real Variable II (Sp). 3 Hours.

Measure and integration on abstract measure spaces, signed measures, Hahn decomposition, Radon-Nikdoym theorem, Lebesque decomposition, measures on algebras and their extensions, product measures, and Fubini's theorem. Prerequisite: MATH 5503, and graduate standing in mathematics or statistics, or departmental consent.

MATH 5523. Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable I (Fa). 3 Hours.

Complex numbers, analytic functions, power series, complex integration, Cauchy's Theorem and integral formula, maximum principle, singularities, Laurent series, and Mobius maps. Prerequisite: MATH 4513.

MATH 5533. Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable II (Sp). 3 Hours.

Riemann Mapping Theorem, analytic continuation, harmonic functions, and entire functions. Prerequisite: MATH 5523, and graduate standing in mathematics or statistics, or departmental consent.

MATH 5703. Topology I (Even years, Fa). 3 Hours.

An introduction to topology. Topics include metric spaces, topological spaces and general point-set topology, homotopy and the fundamental group, covering spaces, the classification of surfaces. Prerequisite: MATH 4513, and graduate standing in mathematics or statistics, or departmental consent.

MATH 5713. Topology II (Odd years, Sp). 3 Hours.

The continuation of Topology I. Topics include: advanced homotopy and covering spaces, the Seifert-van Kampen theorem, homology and the Mayer-Vietoris sequence. Prerequisite: MATH 5703, and graduate standing in mathematics or statistics, or departmental consent.

MATH 5723. Differential Topology I (Odd years, Fa). 3 Hours.

An introduction to the topology of smooth manifolds: applications of the inverse function theorem to smooth maps, Sard's theorem, transversality, intersection theory, degrees of maps, vector fields and differential forms on manifolds, integration on manifolds. Prerequisite: MATH 4513 and graduate standing in mathematics or statistics, or departmental consent.

MATH 5733. Differential Topology II (Even years, Sp). 3 Hours.

The continuation of Differential Topology I, with additional advanced topics. Possible advanced topics may include: Morse theory, de Rham cohomology theory, Poincare duality, Riemannian geometry, and Lie groups and Lie algebras.Prerequisite: Differential Topology I (MATH 5723) and graduate standing in mathematics or statistics, or department consent.

MATH 609V. Topics in Math Education (Sp, Su, Fa). 1-6 Hour.

Topics in mathematics education research including curriculum, teacher education, learning theory, and assessment. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

MATH 610V. Directed Readings (Irregular). 1-6 Hour.

Prerequisite: Departmental consent.

MATH 619V. Topics in Algebra (Sp, Su, Fa). 1-6 Hour.

Current research interests in algebra. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in mathematics or statistics, or departmental consent. May be repeated for degree credit.

MATH 659V. Topics in Analysis (Sp, Su, Fa). 1-6 Hour.

Current research interests in analysis. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in mathematics or statistics, or departmental consent. May be repeated for degree credit.

MATH 679V. Topics in Topology (Sp, Su, Fa). 1-6 Hour.

Current research interest in topology. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in mathematics or statistics, or departmental consent. May be repeated for degree credit.

MATH 700V. Doctoral Dissertation (Sp, Su, Fa). 1-18 Hour.

Prerequisite: Doctoral candidacy in mathematics.