Catalogue 2017 - 2018

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 include logic, proof and exploration, sets, sequences, relations, functions, combinatorics, Well-Ordering Property, Principle of Mathematical Induction, and recurrence relations. 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.

Notes

Changed from 4 cr. to 3 cr. in Fall'16. 

Changed from 3 cr. to 4 cr. in Fall'13. 

This course is a prerequisite.

Distribution

MR

Offered

in the fall semester.

Fee