Revised: January 2015
An introduction to the principles of logic and the methods of proof necessary for the successful study of mathematics. Prerequisites MATH 140 or MATH 153. Three credit hours.
By the end of the course, students should be able to:
Use the principles of logic, mathematical reasoning, and methods of proof writing to develop proofs for never-before-seen theorems and lemmas;
Identify the most appropriate proof-writing technique for a given theorem or lemma
Demonstrate development in their mathematical writing through practice in communicating mathematical ideas and arguments, both verbally and orally.
An Introduction to Abstract Mathematics, Robert J. Bond and William J. Keane, Waveland Press 1999.
Grading procedures and factors influencing course grade are left to the discretion of individual instructors, subject to general university policy.
Attendance policy is left to the discretion of individual instructors, subject to general university policy.