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Foundations of Discrete Mathematics

An introduction to combinatorics, graph theory, and combinatorial geometry. The topics are fundamental for the study of many areas of mathematics as well as for the study of computer science, with applications to cryptography, linear programming, coding theory, and the theory of computing. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Quantitative Reasoning requirement. Meets the Critical Learning: FRL requirement.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 129 or Mathematics 204 or 2 credits of college level calculus with consent of instructor.

Degree requirement — Critical Learning: FRL, Critical Perspectives: Q

1 unit — Malmskog

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Foundations of Discrete Mathematics explores introductory level combinatorics, graph theory, and combinatorial geometry. Students will discover the connection between discrete mathematics and computer science.
Foundations of Discrete Mathematics
Foundations of Discrete Mathematics is an introduction to combinatorics, graph theory, and combinatorial geometry. The topics are fundamental for the study of many areas of mathematics as well as for the study of computer science, with applications to cryptography, linear programming, coding theory, and the theory of computing.

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Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2020 Block 3 Foundations of Discrete Mathematics Andrew Kelley Tutt Science Building 221 5 / -1 06/17/2021
Spring 2021 Block 5 Foundations of Discrete Mathematics Beth Malmskog TBA 25 / 9 06/17/2021
Fall 2021 Block 2 Foundations of Discrete Mathematics Beth Malmskog TBA 25 / 6 06/17/2021
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