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MATH 100R
Math Leap
1:1:0
Fall, Spring, Summer

For students in STEM and related fields who desire to improve problem-solving skills and/or placement level in preparation for STAT 1040 and higher-numbered MATH courses. Addresses unique strengths and weaknesses of students, by providing group problem solving activities along with an individual assessment and study plan for mastering target material. Requires mandatory class attendance and a minimum number of hours per week logged into a preparation module, with progress monitored by a mentor. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits toward graduation. May be graded credit/no credit.

MATH 1050 QL
College Algebra
4:4:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
Within the past two years one of the following: MAT 1000 or MAT 1010 with a grade of C or better or appropriate math placement score.

Includes inequalities, functions and their graphs, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of linear and nonlinear equations, matrices and determinants, arithmetic and geometric sequences, and the Binomial Theorem. May be delivered hybrid and/or online. Lab access fee of $30 applies.

MATH 1055
College Algebra with Preliminaries
5:5:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
Within the past two years; appropriate placement by math placement test or Mathematics Department Adviser Approval

Includes expressions, equations, graphing, inequalities, functions and their graphs, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of linear and nonlinear equations, matrices and determinants, arithmetic and geometric sequences, and the Binomial Theorem. May be delivered hybrid and/or online.

MATH 1060
Trigonometry
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
Within the past two years: MATH 1050 or MATH 1055 with a grade of C or higher or appropriate math placement score.

Includes the unit circle and right triangle definitions of the trigonometric functions, graphing trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, trigonometric equations, inverse trigonometric functions, the Law of Sines and the Law of Cosines, vectors, complex numbers, polar coordinates, and rotation of axes.

MATH 1065 QL
Precalculus
5:5:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
(MATH 1050 or MATH 1055) and MATH 1060

Provides a review of algebra and trigonometry for students who have been out of school for some time. Reviews the mathematical concepts taught in MATH 1050 and MATH 1060. Students who choose to apply MATH 1065 toward graduation cannot also count MATH 1050 and MATH 1060.

MATH 1090 QL
College Algebra for Business
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
Within the past two years one of the following: MAT 1000 or MAT 1010 with a grade of C or better or appropriate math placement score.

Uses linear, quadratic, power, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and logistic functions to analyze business applications such as market equilibrium, rates of change, cost-benefit analysis, and inflation. Includes systems of linear and non-linear equations and inequalities, matrices and matrix equations, sequences and series, and financial mathematics.

MATH 1100 QL
Introduction to Calculus
4:4:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
Within the past two years: MATH 1050 or MATH 1055 with a grade of C or better or appropriate math placement score.

Provides an overview of the basic concepts and techniques of differential and integral calculus. Features applications in business, economics, and the life, social, and physical sciences. Includes optimization techniques in multivariable differential calculus.

MATH 1210 QL
Calculus I
5:5:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
One of the following within the past two years: (MATH 1050 or MATH 1055) and MATH 1060, each with a grade of C or higher; MATH 1065 with a grade of C or higher; appropriate placement by math placement test.

Includes limits and continuity, differentiation, applications of differentiation, integration, applications of integration, derivatives of the exponential functions, logarithmic functions, inverse trigonometric functions, and hyperbolic functions, and related integrals. Prerequisite for calculus-based sciences.

MATH 121H QL
Calculus I
5:5:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
One of the following: (MATH 1050 or MATH 1055) and MATH 1060, each with a grade of C or higher within the past two years; MATH 1065 with a grade of C or higher within the past two years; appropriate placement by the Accuplacer test (taken within the past two years)

Includes limits and continuity, differentiation, applications of differentiation, integration, applications of integration, derivatives of the exponential functions, logarithmic functions, inverse trigonometric functions, hyperbolic functions, and related integrals. Prerequisite for calculus-based sciences. An honors course with student projects.

MATH 1220
Calculus II
5:5:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 1210 with a grade of C or higher

Includes integration techniques, arc length, area of a surface of revolution, moments and centers of mass, sequences and series, parametrization of curves and polar coordinates, vectors in 3-space, and quadric surfaces. Prerequisite for calculus-based sciences.

MATH 122H
Calculus II
5:5:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 1210 with a grade of C or higher

Includes integration techniques, arc length, area of a surface of revolution, moments and centers of mass, sequences and series, parametrization of curves and polar coordinates, vectors in 3-space, and quadric surfaces. Prerequisite for calculus-based sciences. Honors course which requires a student project.

MATH 2010
Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
Within the past two years: MATH 1050 or MATH 1055 with a grade of C or better or appropriate math placement score.

Includes problem solving, sets, numeration systems, arithmetic of whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, real numbers, elementary number theory, ratios, proportions, decimals, and percents.

MATH 2020
Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 2010 with a grade of C or higher

The second semester of the mathematics course for elementary teachers; includes topics on probability, statistics, geometry and measurement.

MATH 2210
Calculus III
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 1220 with a grade of C or higher

Includes partial derivatives, gradient, Lagrange multipliers, multiple integrals, line integrals, Green's Theorem, surface integrals, the Divergence Theorem, and Stokes' Theorem.

MATH 221H
Calculus III
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 1220 with a grade of C or higher

Includes partial derivatives, gradient vectors, Lagrange multipliers, multiple integrals, line integrals, Green's Theorem, surface integrals, the Divergence Theorem, and Stokes' Theorem. An honors course which includes a student project.

MATH 2250
Differential Equations and Linear Algebra
4:4:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 1220 with a grade of C or higher

For engineering students. Includes separable equations, linear differential equations, differential operators and annihilators, variation of parameters, Laplace transforms, systems of linear differential equations, and numerical methods. Introduces basic concepts of linear algebra including matrices, Gaussian elimination, determinants, linear independence, and eigenvalues and eigenvectors.

MATH 2270
Linear Algebra
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 1220 with a grade of C or higher

Includes matrices and systems of equations, determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations, orthogonality, and eigenvalues and eigenvectors.

MATH 2280
Ordinary Differential Equations
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 2210 with a grade of C or higher

Includes separable equations, linear differential equations, differential operators and annihilators, variation of parameters, power series solutions of differential equations, Laplace transforms, systems of linear differential equations, and numerical methods.

MATH 281R
Cooperative Work Experience
2 to 9:1:5 to 40
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
Approval of Cooperative Coordinator

Designed for mathematics majors. Provides paid work experiences in the student's major. Course content is individualized, with the student setting the objectives by consulting with a faculty coordinator and the on-the-job supervisor. Credit is determined by the number of hours the student works during the semester. Repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits toward graduation. May be graded credit/no credit.

MATH 3000
History of Mathematics
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 2210 with a grade of C or higher and University Advanced Standing

Provides a survey of the history of mathematics.

MATH 3010
Methods of Secondary School Mathematics Teaching
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 2210 with a grade of C or higher and EDSC 4550 with a grade of B- or higher and University Advanced Standing

For Mathematics Education majors. Presents different methods of teaching mathematical ideas at the secondary school level. Includes classroom instruction, students presentations, and field experiences. Studies various techniques of assessment and classroom management.

MATH 3020
Computer Based Mathematics for Secondary School Mathematics Teachers
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
(MATH 2210 and MATH 2270 each with a grade of C or higher) and University Advanced Standing; MATH 2280 with a grade of C or higher is recommended

For Mathematics Education majors. Presents one or more popular mathematical computer software packages. Includes mathematical problem solving and presentations of mathematical concepts using a computer as an aid. Introduces appropriate programming language. Lab access fee of $30 applies.

MATH 3030
Algebra for Secondary Mathematics Teaching
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
Math 1210 with a grade B+ or higher and University Advanced Standing and Mathematics Department Advisor Approval

For Mathematics Education Majors: Includes the exploration of important conceptual underpinnings, common misconceptions and students' ways of thinking, appropriate use of technology, and instructional practices to support and assess the learning of algebra. Teaches algebra as an extension of number, operation, and quantity; various ideas of equivalence as it pertains to algebraic structures; patterns of change as covariation between quantities; connections between representations (tables, graphs, equations, geometric models, context); and the historical development of content and perspectives from diverse cultures. Focuses on deeper understanding of rational numbers, ratios and proportions, meaning and use of variables, functions (e.g., exponential, logarithmic, polynomials, rational, quadratic), and inverses.

MATH 3100
Foundations of Geometry
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 1220 with a grade of C or higher and University Advanced Standing

Offers an axiomatic development of Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries.

MATH 3200
Foundations of Analysis
3:3:0
Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 2210 with a grade of C or higher and University Advanced Standing
Corequisite(s):
MATH 2270 and MATH 2280

Introduces the construction of rigorous proofs of mathematical claims in the context of beginning analysis.

MATH 3210
Complex Variables
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 2210 with a grade of C or higher and University Advanced Standing

Introduces complex analysis. Includes algebra of complex numbers, analytic functions, mapping properties of elementary functions, the Cauchy integral formula, complex series, residues, and comformal mapping.

MATH 3300
Foundations of Abstract Algebra
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(MATH 2210 and MATH 2270 each with a grade of C or higher) and University Advanced Standing

Offers an introduction to algebraic structures. Includes groups, rings, integral domains, fields.

MATH 3310
Discrete Mathematics
3:3:0
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 1220 with a grade of C or higher and University Advanced Standing

Includes logic, sets, functions, elementary number theory, mathematical induction, equivalence relations, and cardinality. Emphasizes the writing of proofs.

MATH 3400
Partial Differential Equations
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 2280 with a grade of C or higher and University Advanced Standing

Introduction to partial differential equations. Topics include Bessel functions, Legendre polynomials, Fourier analysis, partial differential equations, and boundary value problems.

MATH 3750
Financial Mathematics
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
(MATH 1220 or FIN 3100 each with a grade of C or higher) and University Advanced Standing

Prepares students to take Exam FM/Exam 2 given by the Society of Actuaries/Casualty Actuarial Society. Trains students to answer complex questions under significant time pressure. Teaches the principles and mathematics of interest, annuities, amortization, investments, financial economics, derivative investment contracts and financial risk management.

MATH 4000
Introduction to Probability
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 2210 with a grade of C or higher and University Advanced Standing

An introduction to probability which includes random variables, marginal, joint and conditional distributions, transformations of random variables, expectation, variance, covariance, and special distributions. Also covers counting techniques, moment generating functions, and the central limit theorem.

MATH 4015
Actuarial Problems Laboratory
1:0:3
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 4000 and University Advanced Standing

Provides preparation for the first actuarial examination by linking concepts of probability and mathematical statistics to actuarial applications.

MATH 4025
Actuarial Problems Finance Laboratory
1:0:3
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
(MATH 3750 or Departmental Approval) and University Advanced Standing

Provides preparation for the second actuarial examination by linking concepts of finance and derivative markets to actuarial applications frequently found on Exam FM/2.

MATH 4030
Geometry for Secondary Mathematics Teaching
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
Math 3100 with a grade C or higher and University Advanced Standing

For Mathematics Education Majors. Includes the exploration of important conceptual underpinnings, common misconceptions and students' ways of thinking, appropriate use of technology, and instructional practices to support and assess the learning of geometry. Teaches constructions and transformations, congruence and similarity, analytic geometry, solid geometry, conics, trigonometry, and the historical development of content and perspectives from diverse cultures. Makes explicit connections to various mathematical content strands (modeling, complex numbers, function, and algebra).

MATH 4040
Statistics and Probability for Secondary Mathematics Teaching
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
Math 1210 with a grade B+ or higher and Math 2040 with a grade C or higher and University Advanced Standing

For Mathematics Education Majors. Includes the exploration of important conceptual underpinnings, common misconceptions and students' ways of thinking, appropriate use of technology, and instructional practices to support and assess the learning of statistics and probability. Focuses on summarizing and representing data, study design and sampling, probability, testing claims and drawing conclusions, and the historical development of content and perspectives from diverse cultures.

MATH 4210
Advanced Calculus I
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 2210 with a grade of C or higher and (MATH 3200 or MATH 3310 with a grade of C or higher) and University Advanced Standing
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s):
MATH 2270 and MATH 2280

Covers the introductory concepts of calculus proofs, including sequences, series, integration, differentiation, continuity, series and sequences of functions, analytic functions, compactness, and an introduction to the topology of Euclidean spaces.

MATH 4220
Advanced Calculus II
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 4210, MATH 2270 and MATH 2280 with a grade of C or higher, and University Advanced Standing

Covers the multivariable calculus proofs, including vectors, Jordan regions, metric spaces, topology in Euclidean spaces, multivariable derivatives, multivariable Riemann integration and continuity.

MATH 4310
Introduction to Modern Algebra I
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 3300 with a grade of C or higher and University Advanced Standing

Introduces the student to basic topics in Modern Algebra in this first course of a two-course sequence. Includes a thorough study of group theory and an introduction to rings.

MATH 4320
Introduction to Modern Algebra II
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 4310 with a grade of C or higher and University Advanced Standing

Continues the study of rings in this second course of a two-course sequence that introduces the student to topics in Modern Algebra. Focuses on the study of fields and field extensions, and applies these concepts to the solutions of the three famous construction problems from antiquity.

MATH 4330
Theory of Linear Algebra
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 3300 with a grade of C or higher and University Advanced Standing

Presents a theoretical treatment of vector spaces, linear transformations, and inner product spaces.

MATH 4340
Introduction to Number Theory
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 1220 with a grade of C or higher and University Advanced Standing

Covers divisibility, irreducibility and primeness, linear Diophantine equations, Pell's equation, continued fractions, conguences, Euler's theorem, arithmetic functions, primitive roots, quadratic reciprocity.

MATH 4510
Foundations of Topology
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 3310 with a grade of C or higher and University Advanced Standing

Introduction to the ideas of topologies, compactness, connectedness, countability, separability, separation axioms, homeomorphisms, and the Baire Category Theorem.

MATH 4610
Introduction to Numerical Analysis I
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
(MATH 2210, MATH 2270, and MATH 2280, each with a grade of C or higher), an approved programming language, and University Advanced Standing

Introduction to numerical analysis I. Topics will include numerical solutions of equations in one variable, numerical solutions of linear and nonlinear system of equations, interpolations and polynomial approximation, and approximating eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Lab access fee of $30 applies.

MATH 4620
Introduction to Numerical Analysis II
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 4610 with a grade of C or higher and University Advanced Standing

Introduction to numerical analysis II. Topics will include numerical differentiation and integration, numerical solutions of initial-value problems and boundary-value problems for ordinary differential equations, numerical. Lab access fee of $30 applies.

MATH 4750
Life Contingencies
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
STAT 4710 with a grade of C or higher and University Advanced Standing

Includes survival models, Markov Chains, life insurance and annuities, and Poisson processes. Prepares students for the life contingencies portion of Exam M of the Society of Actuaries.

MATH 481R
Internship in Mathematics
1 to 4:0:5 to 20
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
Instructor Approval and University Advanced Standing

For mathematics majors. Provides mathematics-related work experience in an industrial, commercial, or research environment. Internship credit may not be used in fulfilling the mathematics major course requirements. May be taken two times for a maximum of 6 credits toward graduation. May be graded credit/no credit.

MATH 490R
Topics in Mathematics
2 to 3:2 to 3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
Departmental approval and University Advanced Standing

Studies a chosen topic in mathematics. The topic will vary depending upon student demand. Course may be taken more than once for different topics and for a maximum of 6 credit hours counted toward graduation.

MATH 4999
Mathematics Capstone
2:2:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
Instructor approval, departmental approval, and University Advanced Standing

For mathematics majors, to be taken during the last semester before graduation. Reviews topics learned in the core undergraduate mathematics courses. Assesses student understanding through the Major's Field Test. Provides an opportunity for senior mathematics majors to participate in mathematical research under the supervision of a faculty member. Offers a setting in which students prepare a research paper and give oral presentations that describe their research.

MATH 5510
General Topology
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
MATH 4510 with a grade of C or higher or MATH 4210 with a grade of C or higher

Introduces the fundamentals of general topology, including topological spaces, separation axioms, continuity, compactness, connectedness, metric spaces, product spaces, metrization and ordinals.

MATH 6100
Special Topics in Geometry and Topology
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
Licensed Secondary Teacher Mathematics Endorsement Level 4 State of Utah and/or permission of instructor

Includes manifolds, fundamental group, classification of surfaces, covering spaces, homotopy types, differential geometry, Riemannian geometry, algebraic geometry, projective geometry, and algebraic topology. May be delivered online.

MATH 6350
Introduction to Combinatorics
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
Licensed Secondary Teacher Mathematics Endorsement Level 4 State of Utah and/or permission of instructor

Enumerates permutations and combinations of sets and multi-sets, inclusion-exclusion, recurrence relations, generating functions, Polya theory, and combinatorial structures.