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 4th edition as of Spring 2022.
Elementary Analysis, by Ross. We use the 2nd edition as of Spring, 2014. This book is freely available for download from Springer by students with a login.
- Math308CLO.pdf: Course Learning Outcomes for Math 30800
For Spring 2023, the following sections are being offered:
|Letter||Instructor||Time & Place|
|E||James Myer||MoWe 2:00PM-3:15PM in NAC 5/102|