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Mathematical Sciences (MATH)


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MATH 6300:

Selected Topics in Mathematical Sciences
Cr. 3 per semester or more than 3 by concurrent enrollment. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. May be repeated with approval of school dean.

MATH 6310:

Chaos, Fractals and Dynamic Systems
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: 7 s.h. of calculus.
Introduction to the study of dynamical systems. Topics include linear systems, fixed points, chaos, fractals and complex dynamic systems.

MATH 6311:

Combinatorics and Number Theory
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: MATH 4310 or 3362 or equivalent.
Theory of numbers and combinatorics and their applications. The topics include: fundamental theorem of arithmetic, general counting methods, generating functions, recurrence, inclusion-exclusion, and network algorithms.

MATH 6312:

Multivariate Statistical Analysis
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: MATH 3391 or 4391 or equivalent.
Multivariate hypothesis testing and estimation, multivariate analysis of variance, factor analysis, multidimensional scaling and principal components.

MATH 6313:

Abstract Algebra
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: MATH 4310 or 3362 or equivalent.
Study of those topics that make up the core of algebra with applications. Topics include: groups, rings, fields, modules, ideals and Galois theory.