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Foundations of Mathematics
FOUND OF MATH
CLASS CODE: MATH 301 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: MATHEMATICS
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Achieving maturity in mathematical communication. Topics include introduction to mathematical proof, analysis of proof, set theory, mathematical induction, logical reasoning and elementary number theory.
DESCRIPTION: This course is dedicated to teaching proof writing. Numerical computations are rare. No calculator is needed. Rigorous logical reasoning is employed to prove theorems.
TOPICS: Introduction to mathematical proof, analysis of proof, set theory, mathematical induction and logical reasoning.
OBJECTIVES: To bridge the gap from "computational" mathematics to "theoretical" mathematics.
REQUIREMENTS: The current textbook is a must. All students must read and study the text as no other materials are used.
PREREQUISITES: Math 113
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001