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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

MAT 507 - Geometry Through History

Catalog Year: 2019-2020

Geometry is studied in its historical and cultural context, with emphasis on proof, problem solving, and the logical structure of geometry. Topics include the emergence of mathematics in ancient civilizations, geometry from Euclid to Hilbert - with the theory of parallels, trigonometry from a historical perspective, and the development of school geometry.

Prerequisite: Mat 347 or equivalent, or advanced calculus.
Offered: Irregular
Credit: 3