Chatham University

Mathematics Curriculum

Major Requirements (B.A. Degree)
13 courses, including:
IND 350
Scientific Research Methods
2 Credits
No description available.
MTH 110
Elementary Statistics
3 Credits
Topics include statistical measures and distributions, decision making under uncertainty, application of probability to statistical inference, linear correlation, introduction to nonparametric statistical methods, and application to problems drawn from the natural and social sciences. Three hours of class per week.

Prerequisite(s): Two years of college-preparatory mathematics.
MTH 151
Calculus I
4 Credits
This is the first course in the calculus sequence. Topics include differential and integral calculus for algebraic and trigonometric functions with applications. Three hours of class per week.

Prerequisite(s): MTH 105 and 106, or MTH 108, or equivalent.
MTH 152
Calculus II
4 Credits
This is the second course in the calculus sequence. Topics include differential and integral calculus for the transcendental functions, advanced methods of integration, and infinite sequences and series. Four hours of class per week.

Prerequisite(s): MTH 151
MTH 221
Linear Algebra
3 Credits
Topics include finite dimensional vector spaces, geometry of R, linear functions, systems of linear equations, and theory of matrices and determinants. Three hours of class per week.

Prerequisite(s): MTH 152
MTH 222
Multivariate and Vector Calculus
3 Credits
An introduction to multivariate calculus using vector spaces, partial differentiation and multiple integration, calculus of vector functions, applications to extremum problems, and differential equations. Three hours of class per week.

Prerequisite(s): MTH 152
MTH 327
Advanced Analysis
3 Credits
Foundations for abstract analysis, real and complex number systems, elements of point set topology and limits, continuity, and derivatives. Three hours of class per week.

Prerequisite(s): MTH 222 or equivalent.
MTH 341
Abstract Algebra
3 Credits
Introduction to elements of modern abstract algebra, including rings, groups, and fields. Three hours of class per week.

Prerequisite(s): MTH 221 or equivalent.
MTH 498
Tutorial: Mathematics
4 Credits
No description available.
MTH 499
Tutorial: Mathematics
4 Credits
No description available.
  • 4 additional 200-level or above physics or mathematics courses approved in advance.