Catalogue 2018 - 2019

MATH 375 Creative Problem Solving


3 cr.


MATH 251 or MATH 281, or permission.

Course Description

The course will discuss creative problems from all areas of mathematics. Students will learn problem-solving techniques, will combine some of the seemingly disparate parts of their mathematics background, and will gain an appreciation of new areas of mathematics, by looking at some of the fundamental questions that illustrate the key ideas. There will be emphasis on student presentation and analysis of solutions, and students will learn how to present mathematical arguments while developing their mathematical creativity.


in alternate fall semesters.