Catalogue 2019 - 2020

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 sets, logic, method of proof, mathematical induction, well ordering, relations, equivalence relations and functions. 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.

Credit for both this course and MATH 251 is not permissible.

Distribution

GUR/MR

Offered

in the fall semester.

Fee