Pure Mathematics Concentration

Pure Mathematics Concentration

The concentration provides a coherent set of courses for students interested in mathematics, short of a major, in areas distinct from those of applied mathematics.
The concentration consists of five mathematics classes (fifteen credits): Math 3310 (Linear Algebra),  Math 3321 (Linear Point Set Theory); two of Math 4332 (Abstract Algebra I), Math 4334 (Topology), or Math 4341 (Analysis I); and a fifth class, selected from the following list:

  • MAT 3320  Foundations of Geometry
  • MAT 3322  History and Philosophy of Mathematics
  • MAT 3331  Number Theory
  • MAT 4332 or 4333  Abstract Algebra I or II 
  • MAT 4334  Topology
  • MAT 4341 or 4342  Analysis I or II
  • MAT 4V43/4V44  Research Hours
  • Courses as approved by the department.


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