Catalogue 2012 - 2013

MATH 371 Modern Aspects of Geometry

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

MATH 251 or MATH 282 or permission.

Course Description

This is an examination of various topics in geometry. Topics selected depend on the interests of the instructor and the needs of the students involved. Possible topics include finite geometries, Euclid's Elements (Book I), advanced topics in Euclidean geometry, Euclidean constructions and impossible constructions, transformations of the plane, non-Euclidean geometry, and projective geometry.

Notes

This course is a prerequisite.

Distribution

MR

Offered

in alternate spring semesters.