Math 30800: Bridge to Advanced Mathematics
Supervisor: Pat Hooper
This course explores the logical and foundational structures of mathematics, with an emphasis on understanding and writing proofs. Topics include set theory, logic, mathematical induction, relations and orders, functions, Cantor's theory of countability, and development of the real number system. 3 HR./WK.; 3 CR. Prereq.: A grade of C or higher in MATH 20300 or MATH 21300 or placement by the Department
The textbooks depend on the choices of the instructor. Often, the following two books are used:
Mathematical Proofs: A Transition to Advanced Mathematics, by Chartrand, Polimeni, and Zhang. We use the 3rd edition as of Spring, 2014.
- Math308CLO.pdf: Course Learning Outcomes for Math 30800