Revised: February, 2015
Topics include the development of mathematics from ancient to modern times in many cultures with emphasis on methods, techniques, and algorithms of particular times and cultures. Additional topics include connecting the mathematics of a time and place with other types of academic/artistic thought. Prerequisites: MATH 153 or MATH 140. Three semester hours
By the end of the course students will be able to:
Luke Hodgkin, A History of Mathematics: From Mesopotamia to Modernity (Oxford University Press, 2005).
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.
This course covers the development of mathematics from ancient times through the present day. Emphasis is on the mathematics of the time period and culture in relation to other forms of intellectual thought.