Course Description

MA 461 Mathematical Foundations from an Advanced Perspective
3 cr.
Offered: Fall
Prerequisite: Mathematics education or mathematics major or minor, senior standing or instructor permission.

A capstone course for senior mathematics education majors and minors, as well as a course for mathematics majors and minors, examining the mathematical foundations of fundamental concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, number theory, and other topics from across the mathematics curriculum and the connections that unify those concepts. Emphasis is on thinking deeply about fundamental concepts while further developing students' mathematical reasoning, representation, and problem-solving abilities.