MATH 201 The Nature of Mathematics

3 credits, Fall and Spring

Introduces students to the science of patterns. Students use basic principles of problem solving to investigate new areas of thought. Topics may include number patterns, prime numbers and cryptography, infinity, the golden ratio, topology and knots, chaos, fractals, and risk. Topics may vary at the discretion of the instructor.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in DEVM 105# or placement into MATH 121 or higher

General Education: May only be taken as a second mathematics course in fulfilling core requirements