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 100  Prep for College Math A

A masterybased course that will prepare students for quantitative reasoning courses in their major.
3 hours
 MTH 102  Prep for College Math B

A masterybased course that will prepare students for college algebra.
4 hours
 MTH 102B  Abr Prep for College Math B

An abridged masterybased course that will prepare students for College Algebra.
1 hour
 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 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 229H  Calculus I Honors (CT)

An introduction to calculus and analytic geometry for honors students, 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  Ordinary Diff Equations

A study of differential equations, their solutions, and applications to physical systems, emphasizing closedform solving methods. Laplace transforms, orthogonal functions, approximation and numerical methods with applications.
(PR: C or better in MTH 231 and REC: MTH 331 or MTH 329)
3 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 360  Intro to Complex Variables

An introductory survey of complex numbers, analytic functions, properties of elementary functions, integrals, series, residues and poles, with a focus on practical applications.
3 hours
 MTH 400  Structure of Algebra

Emphasis on the language of Modern Elementary Algebra. Recommended for preservice elementary teachers and for elementary and secondary inservice teachers. May not be used for either a degree offered by the Department of Mathematics or for a 79 or 712 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 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 470  Applied Survival Analysis

Survival and hazard functions, parametric and nonparametric methods, models and inferences for survival data, and regression diagnosis.
(PR: C or better in MTH 445, or by permisson).
3 hours
 MTH 480  SpTp: Algebraic Combinatorics

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 500  Structure of Algebra

Emphasis on the language of Modern Elementary Algebra. Recommended for preservice elementary teachers and for elementary and secondary inservice 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 712.
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 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 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 570  Applied Survival Analysis

Survival and hazard functions, parametric and nonparametric methods, models and inteferences for survival data, proportional hazard, and regression diagnosis. (PR: MTH 545, or permission)
3 hours
 MTH 580  SpTp:

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 collegelevel teaching, conducting research, professional ethics, and mathematics careers. THis course does not satisfy any degree requirements.
1 hour
 MTH 643  Numerical Analysis

3 hours
 MTH 650  Real Variables I

A study of measure and integration and related topics.
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: Algebraic Combinatorics

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