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Summer 2008


General Education Info: GFR | GEP (for students starting Fall 2007)



MATH 106  Algebra and Elementary Functions                        3 credits
An introduction to the basic techniques and functions of mathematics. This course is especially recommended for those students who need to brush up due to a shaky high school preparation or for those who havenít had a mathematics course in several years. Topics include linear equations and inequalities; quadratic equations; polynomials; and rational functions and their inverses, including the exponential and the logarithm. Note: Not open to students who have passed MATH 150 or above. Not transferable to other <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Maryland</st1:place></st1:State> public institutions for college-level credit. Prerequisite: Qualifying score on LRC algebra placement exam.
          Grade Method: REG
[0163] 6060 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/03/2008             GASSMAN, A
            MWTh.......9:00am-11:05am (ACIV305)
[0164] 7060 Meets 07/07/2008 - 08/15/2008             SHARMA, N
            MTuTh......6:00pm- 8:05pm (MP  101)


MATH 115  Finite Mathematics                                      3 credits
An introduction to linear algebra, matrices, set theory, combinatorial analysis and probability theory. Appropriate for students desiring knowledge of elementary linear algebra and probability theory. MATH 150 This course provides the mathematical preparation necessary for success in calculus. It also provides preparation for basic physics, computer science and engineering science courses. Topics covered include review of functions and graphing techniques; logarithmic and exponential functions; review of basic right-angle trigonometry followed by an extensive treatment of trigonometric functions, identities and applications to the analytic geometry of the conic sections, applications to two-dimensional vectors and to the geometry of complex numbers.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP/GFR:Meets M.
[0165] 6060 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/03/2008             SHARMA, N
            MWTh.......9:00am-11:05am (MP  103)


MATH 150  Precalculus Mathematics                                 4 credits
This course provides the mathematical preparation necessary for success in calculus. It also provides preparation for basic physics, computer science and engineering science courses. Topics covered include review of functions and graphing techniques; logarithmic and exponential functions; review of basic right-angle trigonometry followed by an extensive treatment of trigonometric functions, identities and applications to the analytic geometry of the conic sections, applications to two-dimensional vectors and to the geometry of complex numbers.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP/GFR:Meets M.
[0166] 6080 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/18/2008             CIPCIGAN, I
            MWTh.......9:00am-11:05am (ITE 227)
            MW........11:30am-12:20pm (ITE 227) DIS
[0167] 6081 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/18/2008             SU, Z
            MTuTh......6:00pm- 8:05pm (MP  103)
            TuTh.......5:00pm- 5:50pm (ITE 227) DIS


MATH 151  Calculus and Analytic Geometry I                        4 credits
Topics of this course include limits, continuity, derivatives of polynomials, rational functions, trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential, and hyperbolic functions, L'Hopital's rule, curve sketching, optimization and related rates. Note: Non-science oriented students interested in calculus should consider MATH 155. Credit will not be given for both MATH 151 and MATH 155. Prerequisite: MATH 150 or a qualifying score on the LRC calculus readiness placement test.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP/GFR:Meets M.
[0168] 6080 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/18/2008             AGHEKSANTERIAN
            MWTh.......6:00pm- 8:05pm (ACIV210)
            MW.........5:00pm- 5:50pm (ACIV210) DIS
[0169] 6081 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/18/2008             MOLDOVAN, M
            MWTh.......9:00am-11:05am (MP  102)
            MW........11:30am-12:20pm (MP  102) DIS


MATH 152  Calculus and Analytic Geometry II                       4 credits
Topics of this course include definite integrals, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, computation of area, volume, arc length, surface area and volume of solids of revolution, integration techniques, improper integrals, sequences and infinite series, polar coordinates and conic sections. Prerequisite: MATH 151.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets M.
[0170] 6080 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/18/2008             KOGAN, J
            MWTh.......1:00pm- 3:05pm (ACIV210)
            MW.........3:30pm- 4:20pm (ACIV210) DIS
[0171] 6081 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/18/2008             TIGHE, B
            MWTh.......9:00am-11:05am (ACIV210)
            MW........11:30am-12:20pm (ACIV210) DIS


MATH 155  Elementary Calculus                                     3 credits
Basic ideas of differential and integral calculus, with emphasis on elementary techniques of differentiation and integration with applications are treated in this course. Not recommended for students majoring in mathematics, computer science, engineering, biological or physical sciences.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP/GFR:Meets M.
[0172] 6060 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/03/2008             MUSCEDERE, M
            MWTh.......6:00pm- 8:05pm (MP  106)


MATH 215  Finite Mathematics for Information                      3 credits
          Sciences                                          
This course focuses on the area of mathematics of particular use in the information sciences. The basic linear algebra of matrices used for solutions of large scale systems of linear equations is treated. Applications of matrices such as Leontieff models of multi-sector economics and the basics of the simples method for solving linear economic optimization problems are discussed. Fundamental concepts of probability including basic combinatorial methods for probabilistic computations are studied. An introduction is given to decision theory. This treatment is in the context of Bayesian or statistical decision theory, though game theorectic versions may be discussed. Possible optional topics may include elementary Markov chains or the matrix algebra of spreadsheet operations. This course is intended for IFSM majors only. Prerequisite: MATH 141, 151, 155 or 380.
          Grade Method: REG
[0173] 6060 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/03/2008             VANCEA, A
            MTuTh......6:00pm- 8:05pm (MP  104)


MATH 221  Introduction to Linear Algebra                          3 credits
Topics of this course include: linear equations, Gauss-Jordan reduction, matrices and determinants and their properties, vector spaces and subspaces, basis and dimension, linear transformations, kernel and range, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, and matrix diagonalization. Prerequisites: MATH 141, 151, 155 or 380.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets M.
[0175] 7060 Meets 07/07/2008 - 08/15/2008             LO, J
            MWTh.......6:00pm- 8:05pm (MP  104)


MATH 225  Introduction to Differential Equations                  3 credits
Topics of this course include: solutions of first- and second-order linear differential equations, non-linear exact and separable equations, integrating factors, homogeneous equations, higher-order linear equations, initial and boundary value problems, solutions as functions of the equation parameters, Laplace transforms, power series solutions for Bessel and Legendre equations, difference equations and numerical methods. Note: Recommended for science majors who need a basic knowledge of differential equations. Recommended: MATH 251. Prerequisite: MATH142 or 152.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets M.
[0176] 6060 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/03/2008             KAPOOR, J
            MWTh.......6:00pm- 8:05pm (BIOL120)


MATH 251  Multivariable Calculus                                  4 credits
Topics of this course include: vectors, lines, planes and surfaces in three dimensions. Vector functions and their derivatives. Partial derivatives, gradients, directional derivatives, maxima, minima and Lagrange multipliers. Multiple integrals, area, volume, surface area, integration in different coordinate systems. Line integral, Greenís theorem, Stokesí theorem and divergence theorem. Prerequisite: MATH 142 or 152.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets M.
[0177] 6080 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/18/2008             LYNN, Y
            MWTh.......6:00pm- 8:05pm (ACIV305)


MATH 381  Linear Methods in Operations Research                   3 credits
Introduction to convex sets, theory of linear programming, applications to transportation and assignment problems, graphs with applications to network problems, including shortest route and maximum flow problems and game theory. Note: Credit will not be given for both MATH 380 and 381.Prerequisite: MATH 221.
          Grade Method: REG
[0179] 7060 Meets 07/07/2008 - 08/15/2008             GULER, O
            MTuTh......1:00pm- 3:05pm (MP  105)


MATH 426  Introduction to Math Software Packages:                 2 credits
          MATLAB                                            
The student will become familiar with the usage of Matlab, an advanced numerical linear algebra package that is widely used in teaching and research. Matlab is an interactive tool for high- performance numerical computations, visualization and programming. Matlab performs complex matrix algebra, computes matrix factorizations (such as LU, QR and SVD) and eigenvalues, solves linear systems of equations, provides extensive 2-D and 3-D visualization tools, and possesses programming tools used in scripts and functions. Prerequisites: MATH 152, 221 and CMSC 201, or permission of instructor.
          Grade Method: REG
[0180] 6060 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/03/2008             WU, Y
            MW.........6:00pm- 8:05pm (ENGR122A)


MATH 496  Mathematics/Statistics Practicum                        4 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          for permission to enroll.
[7747] 0101 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             GOBBERT, M
            Time and room to be arranged


MATH 499  Independent Study in Mathematics                      1-4 credits

(PermReq) Grade   Method:   REG/P-F/AUD   Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor for permission to enroll.
[7803] 0101 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             BELL, J
            Time and room to be arranged
[7727] 1501 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             NEERCHAL, N
            Time and room to be arranged
[7816] 2401 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             SEIDMAN, T
            Time and room to be arranged


MATH 699  Independent Study In Mathematics                      1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade     Method:    REG/AUD    Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor for permission to enroll.
[7770] 0101 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             STAFF
            Time and room to be arranged
[7820] 0201 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             BELL, J
            Time and room to be arranged


MATH 799  Master's Thesis Research                              1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          for permission to enroll.
[7771] 0101 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             STAFF
            Time and room to be arranged
[7813] 1301 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             MINKOFF, S
            Time and room to be arranged


MATH 8800 Doctoral Special Study                                   1 credit

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          for permission to enroll.
[7828] 0101 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             GOWDA, M
            Time and room to be arranged


MATH 898  PRE CANDIDACY DOCTORAL RESEARCH                       1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          for permission to enroll.
[7772] 0101 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             STAFF
            Time and room to be arranged


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