Catalogue 2012 - 2013

MATH 281 Foundations of Mathematics I

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

MATH 124 or MATH 134.

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the foundational concepts necessary for the study of advanced mathematics. Topics in logic, proof and exploration, sets, sequences, relations, functions, and number theory will be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on the deductive reasoning process and the writing of mathematical arguments. Credit for both this course and MATH 251 is not permissible.

Distribution

MR

Offered

in the fall semester.