Mathematics Courses Offered This Semester
This page lists courses that are being offered during the current semester.
Also available: Department of Mathematics Course Catalog (all courses) and the
Schedule of Courses.
Schedules are also available showing when
upperdivision undergraduate
and graduate courses are planned for future semesters.
The authoritative source for course information is the Marshall University Catalog.
 MTH 098  Mathematics Skills I

This course prepares students with low placement scores for the second level of the mathematics skills sequence.
3 hours
 MTH 099  Mathematics Skills II

The purpose of this course is to adequately prepare students with low placement test scores to take college level mathematics course required in their progam of study.
3 hours
 MTH 121  Concepts and Applications (CT)

Critical thinking course for nonscience majors that develops quantitative reasoning skills. Topics include logical thinking, problemsolving, linear modeling, beginning statistics and probability, exponential and logarithmic models, formula use, and financial concepts.
3 hours
 MTH 121B  Concepts and Applications (CT)

Concepts and applications of mathematics with algebra review.
4 hours
 MTH 122  Plane Trigonometry

Definitions of circular functions; graphs to trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, and applications.
3 hours
 MTH 125  Mathematical Thinking (CT)

Topics in elementary finite mathematics; sets, counting, probability and statistics, matrices and linear equations, .
3 hours
 MTH 127  College AlgebraExpanded

A brief but careful review of the main techniques of alge bra. Polynomials, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Graphs, equations and inequalities, sequences.
5 hours
 MTH 130  College Algebra

Polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic func tions. Graphs, equations and inequalities, sequences.
3 hours
 MTH 132  Precalculus with Sci Applica

Functions used in calculus including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric. Systems of equations and inequalities, conic sections, polar and parametric equations, sequences and series, Binomial Theorem.
5 hours
 MTH 140  Applied Calculus

A brief survey of calculus including both differentiation and integration with applications. Not to be substituted for Mathematics 131 or Mathematics 190.
3 hours
 MTH 140H  Applied Calculus Honors

A brief survey of calculus including both differentiation and integration with applications. This honors course will also introduce topics from differential equations with applications.
3 hours
 MTH 160  Applied Math Reasoning (CT)

A critical thinking course in applied mathematical reasoning. Topics include logic, problem solving, linear modeling, beginning statistics and probability, exponential and logarithmic modeling, formula use.
5 hours
 MTH 220  Discrete Structures

3 hours
 MTH 225  Introductory Statistics

Introduction to statistical analysis.
3 hours
 MTH 229  Calculus/Analytic Geom I (CT)

An introduction to calculus and analytic geometry, emphasizing critical thinking. Limits, derivatives, and integrals of the elementary functions of one variable, including transcendental functions.
5 hours
 MTH 230  Calculus/Analytic Geom II

A study of the conics and transcendental functions, tech niques of integraton, improper integrals, indeterminate forms and infinite series.
4 hours
 MTH 231  Calculus/Analytic Geom III

Analytic geometry of two and three dimensions, partial dif ferentiation, and multiple integrals.
4 hours
 MTH 300  Intro to Higher Math

A transition between elementary calculus and higher math ematics with emphasis on techniques of proofs. (PR or CR: MTH 23l or equivalent)
4 hours
 MTH 326  Applied Statistical Methods

Use of statistical packages; introduction to descriptive, probability and sampling distributions; forecasting, inferences concerning one and two samples; simple and multiple regression, analysis of variance and covariance.
3 hours
 MTH 329  Elementary Linear Algebra

Systems of linear equations, matrices and determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, and applications.
3 hours
 MTH 331  Linear Algebra

4 hours
 MTH 335  Differential Equations

First and secondorder ordinary differential equations. Applications include vibrations and electrical circuits. Laplace transform, approximate solutions, orthogonal functions, Fourier series; partial differential equations including heat, wave, and Laplace equations. (PR: MTH 231 or Permission)
4 hours
 MTH 345  Applied Prob and Stat

Statistical methods in scientific/engineering research, with emphasis on applications. Probability modeling, experimental design/survey sampling, estimation/hypothesis testing procedures, regression, ANOVA/factor analysis. Implementation using statistical software such as Excel/SAS.
3 hours
 MTH 404  Math Methods and Materials

Content and contentspecific pedagogy for secondary mathematics education majors.
3 hours
 MTH 411  Mathematical Modeling

Students work in teams to construct mathematical models of various realworld situations. Problems to be modeled are drawn from diverse areas of application and use a wide range of undergraduate mathematics.
3 hours
 MTH 415  Partial Differential Equations

Differential equations. Heat Equation, Laplace's Equation, separation of variables, Fourier series, vibrating strings, eigenvalue problems, finite differences, Bessel functions, Legendre polynomials.
3 hours
 MTH 420  Nonparametric Statistics

Coverage of a variety of nonparametric or distributionfree methods for practical statistical inference problems in hypothesis testing and estimation, including rank pro cedures and randomization procedures.
3 hours
 MTH 428  Advanced Calculus II

The number system, limits, sequences, partial different iation with applications, maxima and minima of functions of several variables. Theory of definite integrals, multiple integrals, line and surface integrals, improper integrals, infinite series.
3 hours
 MTH 431  Topology II

First course in algebraic topology. Homotopy, fundamental group, simplicial homology.
3 hours
 MTH 440  Graph Th and Combinatorics

This course is designed to introduce students in mathematical sciences to the theorems, techniques, and applications of graph theory and combinatorics.
3 hours
 MTH 442  Numerical Linear Algebra

Direct an iterative methods for numerical solution of linear systems of equations. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors. rror Analysis and norms. Related topics.
3 hours
 MTH 446  Probability and Statistics II

Statistical inference: estimation of parameters, tests of hypotheses. Regression,
analysis of variance.
3 hours
 MTH 449  Projective Geometry

Projective Geometry using both synthetic and algebraic methods.
3 hours
 MTH 452  Modern Algebra II

3 hours
 MTH 480  SpTp: Coding Theory

3 hours
 MTH 490  Internship in Mathematics

A supervised internship in an area of mathematics, applied mathematics, or statistics. By permission only.
2 to 12 hours
 MTH 491  Senior Seminar

Capstone experience in reading, doing, writing and speaking mathematics. Students will explore topics related to a theme chosen by the instructor. (PR: MTH 301).
2 hours
 MTH 518  Biostatistics

Statistical skills for biological/biomedical research, with emphasis on applications. Experimental design/survey sampling, estimation/hypothesis testing procedures, regression, ANOVA, multiple comparisons. Implementation using statistical software such as SAS, BMDP.
3 hours
 MTH 520  Nonparametric Statistics

Coverage of a variety of nonparametric or distributionfree methods for practical statistical inference problems inn hypothesis testing and estimation, including rank procedures and randomization procedures.
3 hours
 MTH 528  Advanced Calculus II

The number system, limits, sequences, parital differentia tion with applications, maxima and minima of functions of several variables. Theory of definite integrals, multiple integrals, line and surface integrals, infinite series.
3 hours
 MTH 546  Probability and Statistics II

Probability spaces, conditional probability, and applica tions. Random variables, distributions, expectation, and moments. Parametric statistics: sampling methods, estima tion of parameters, tests of hypotheses.
3 hours
 MTH 549  Projective Geometry

Projective geometry using both synthetic and algebraic methods.
3 hours
 MTH 552  Modern Algebra II

Structure of the abstract mathematical systems; groups, rings, fields, with illustrations and application from Number Theory.
3 hours
 MTH 580  Special Topics

Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings.
1 to 4 hours
 MTH 581  Special Topics

Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings.
1 to 4 hours
 MTH 589  TA Seminar

An introduction to techniques of teaching mathematics with emphasis on lower level mathematics courses. (PR: Assignment to teach as a teaching assistant)
1 hour
 MTH 610  Advanced Modern Algebra

The structure of semigroups, groups, rings, fields, modules, vector spaces, lattices and related topics.
3 hours
 MTH 613  Mathematical Modeling

3 hours
 MTH 615  Partial Differential Equations

3 hours
 MTH 631  Topology II

General topology including separation axioms, connectedness, compactness, convergence, continuity, metric spaces, product and quotient spaces.
3 hours
 MTH 635  Graph Theory and Combinatorics

The course is designed to introduce students in mathematical sciences to the theorems, techniques and applications of graph theory and combinatorics.
3 hours
 MTH 642  Numerical Linear Algebra

3 hours
 MTH 662  Multivar Math Statistics

Multivariate distribution theory and statistical inference including estimation and tests concerning mean vectors and covariance matrices (maximumliklihood and liklihoodratio techniques emphasized).
3 hours
 MTH 681  Thesis

1 to 6 hours
 MTH 690  SpTp: Coding Theory

Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings. (PR: Permission of Instructor)
3 hours