MATH-410 Seminar in History of Mathematics

An examination of the historical development of the main concepts in mathematics including algebraic functions, calculus, congruence theory, number systems, systems of equations, geometry and algebraic proof. Also covered are the cultural contexts in which they were discovered and the key personalities involved.

Prerequisites: MATH 317 Analytical Geometry and Calculus II and MATH 335 Modern Geometry.

Senior capstone course for math majors.