• 300 Level Math Courses

    MA 314, Number Theory

    Course champion - Dr. David Marshall

    Properties of integers, divisibility, prime numbers, congruence, quadratic residues, and Diophantine equations. Prerequisites: Mathematics 120 and 221, passed with a grade of "C-" or higher, and a passing score on Gateway ExamsIII.

    • Recently Used Texts: Elementary Number Theory, Second Edition, by Underwood Dudley; A Friendly Introduction to Number Theory, 3rd Edition, by Joseph Silverman; Discovering Number Theory, by Jeff Holt and John Jones

    MA 317, Geometry

    Course champion - Dr. David Marshall

    Study of Euclid's axioms, fifth postulate and its substitutes, absolute geometry, projective geometry, constructions, and convexity. Prerequisites: Mathematics 120, and either Mathematics 225 or 221, passed with a grade of "C-" or higher.

    • Recently Used Texts: The Four Pillars of Geometry, by John Stillwell; Modern Geometry, by David A. Thomas; Geometry in Action, by Clark Kimberling

    MA 319, Probability and Statistics I

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    An axiomatic approach to probability, and a calculus based introduction to introductory statistics including discrete and continuous distributions, expectation, and variation covariance and generating functions. Prerequisite: Mathematics 126, passed with a grade of "C-" or higher.

    • Recently Used Texts: Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists, 3rd Edition, by Sheldon Ross; Mathematical Statistics with Applications, 6th Edition, by Dennis Wackerly, William Mendenhall, and Richard L. Scheaffe

    MA 320, Probability and Statistics II

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    A continuation of Mathematics 319, including sample distributions, exploratory data analysis, estimation methods, regression, and correlation, as well as applications to quality control. Prerequisite: Mathematics 319, passed with a grade of "C-" or higher.

    • Recently Used Texts: Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists, 3rd Edition, by Sheldon Ross; Mathematical Statistics with Applications, 6th Edition, by Dennis Wackerly, William Mendenhall, and Richard L. Scheaffe