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 upper-division 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 non-science majors that develops quantitative reasoning skills. Topics include logical thinking, problem-solving, 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 127 - College Algebra-Expanded
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 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 second-order 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 400 - Structure of Algebra
Emphasis on the language of Modern Elementary Algebra. Recommended for pre-service elementary teachers and for elementary and secondary in-service teachers. May not be used for either a degree offered by the Department of Mathematics or for a 7-9 or 7-12 mathematics specialization.
3 hours
MTH 412 - Regression Analysis
Determining regression models; deriving parameter estimates using calculus; detailed coverage of tests of assumptions and remedial procedures (transformations and weithted least- squares); multiple and polynomial regression; tests and corrections for autocorrelation.
3 hours
MTH 427 - Advanced Calculus I
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 443 - Numerical Analysis
The theory and technique of numerical computation involving the difference calculus, the summation calculus, inter- polation methods, solution of systems of equations, and methods of solution of ordinary differential equations.
3 hours
MTH 445 - Probability and Statistics I
Probability spaces, conditional probability, and applications. Random variables, distributions, expectation, and moments.
3 hours
MTH 448 - Modern Geometries
Finite geometrics, basic background material for the modern development of Euclidean Geometry, other geometries.
3 hours
MTH 450 - Modern Algebra I
Structure of the abstract mathematicl systems; groups, rings, fields, with illustrations and applications from number theory.
3 hours
MTH 455 - Number Theory
A survey of some basic properties of the integers: divisibility (prime numbers, factorization, perfect numbers), congruences (modular arithmetic, linear and quadratic congruences, the Chinese Remainder Theorem), and Diophantine equations.
3 hours
MTH 460 - Complex Variables I
3 hours
MTH 464 - Statistical Computing
Introduction to the commonly used statistical computing techniques, procedures and methods, with extensive use of R language and environment, and SAS for statistical computing and graphics.
3 hours
MTH 466 - Stochastic Processes
Review of probability theory. Topics include stationary processes, discrete and continuous time Markov chains, Markovian queuing systems, random walks, renewal processes, Brownian motion and Markov Chain Monte Carlo.
3 hours
MTH 480 - Special Topics
1 to 4 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 500 - Structure of Algebra
Emphasis on the language of Modern Elementary Algebra. Recommended for preservice elementary teachers and for elementary and secondary in-service teachers. May not be used for a degree offered by the Department of Mathematics of in the twelve hour content block of the Secondary Education MA Degree program for students with mathematics certification in grades 7-12.
3 hours
MTH 512 - Regression Analysis
Determining regression models; deriving parameter estimates using calculus; detailed coverage of tests of assumptions and remedial procedures (transformations and weighted least- squares); multiple and polynomial regression; tests and corrections for autocorrelation.
3 hours
MTH 527 - Advanced Calculus I
The number system, limits, sequences, partial differentia- tion 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 545 - Probability and Statistics I
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 548 - Modern Geometries
Finite geometrics, basic background material for the modern development of Euclidean Geometry, other geometries.
3 hours
MTH 550 - Modern Algebra I
Structure of the abstract mathematical systems; groups, rings, fields, with illustrations and applications from Number Theory.
3 hours
MTH 564 - Statistical Computing
Introduction to the commonly used statistical computing techniques, procedures and methods, with extensive use of R language and environment, and SAS for statistical computing and graphics.
3 hours
MTH 580 - SpTp: Math Meth and Mat Teacher
Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings.
1 to 4 hours
MTH 589 - Graduate Mathematics Seminar
A seminar on topics relevant to graduate students in mathematics, including college-level teaching, conducting research, professional ethics, and mathematics careers. THis course does not satisfy any degree requirements.
1 hour
MTH 640 - Complex Variables I
A study of algebra, topology, and geometry of the complex plane; holomorphic functions; conformal mapping; analytic functions and analytic continuation; complex integration; representation theorems; convergence theorems and related topics.
3 hours
MTH 643 - Numerical Analysis
3 hours
MTH 655 - Number Theory
A survey of some basic properties of the integers: divisibility (prime numbers,factorization,perfect numbers), congruences (modular arithmetic, linear and quadratic congruences, the Chinese Remainder Theorem), and Diophantine equations.
3 hours
MTH 660 - Stochastic Processes
Theory and applications of Markov chains.
3 hours
MTH 661 - Adv Math Statistics
Topics in mathematical statistics including distribution theory for functions of random variables, covergence con- cepts, sufficient statistics, finding optimal estimates for parameters, optimal tests of hypotheses.
3 hours
MTH 667 - Num Partial Diff Equations
Finite difference methods for elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic PDEs. Study of properties such as consistency, convergence, and stability. Computer implementation.
3 hours
MTH 681 - Thesis
1 to 6 hours
MTH 690 - SpTp: Time Scale Calculus
Courses on special topics not listed among the current course offerings. (PR: Permission of Instructor)
1 to 4 hours
 
 
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