MA408 - History of Mathematics

A study of selected developments in the history of mathematics and the role of mathematics in different cultures across time. The course often draws on original sources and traces the relationships among different fields within mathematics through the in-depth study of major unifying results. When used to fulfill the capstone requirement for the mathematics department, the course must be taken in the senior year.

Prerequisite: (Mathematics 321 and 375) or one of these courses and consent of instructor.

1 unit — Garcia


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2024 Block 7 History of Mathematics Mike Siddoway Tutt Science Building 221 25 / 15 07/17/2024
Spring 2025 Block 7 History of Mathematics Rebecca Garcia TBA 25 / 25 07/17/2024
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