History of Mathematics

MTH 305
Description: Students develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for mathematics by seeing how different ideas were developed in different locations over time. From ancient Egyptian geometry to Newton, Leibniz and calculus, this course allows students to see historical evidence of the different and perfectly valid ways to view mathematical concepts across cultures. In this course, students view mathematical theories in a historical context to recreate methods and connect old techniques to modern perspectives.

Prerequisite: MTH-270
Credits: 3

Currently Offered

Course # Days Time Dates Instructor Seats
MTH 305-01 TF 2:30-3:45PM 01/25/21 - 05/07/21 Sides 6