Math 410 syllabus
History of Mathematics
Course Description: A historical survey of the general development of mathematics with a balance of historical perspective and mathematical structure.
Prerequisites: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C) and MA 320 Minimum Grade of C and either senior standing or permission of the instructor or the department chair.
Suggested Text: Marty Lewinter & William Widulski, The Saga of Mathematics: A Brief History, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 1st edition (2002).
Learning outcomes: Upon the successful completion of the course a student will:
Understand that mathematics is a part of our culture
Know how various undergraduate courses ﬁt together
Know how to use the history of mathematics in their future teaching
Gain reading and analytical skills, especially in a technical situation
Gain an improved oral and written communication skills in a technical setting