An overview of aspects in the history of mathematics from its beginning in the concrete problem solving of ancient times through the development of abstraction in the 19th and 20th centuries. The course considers both mathematical ideas and the context in which they developed in various civilizations around the world.

Course Details

Required for math majors only.

Credits: 3
MATH 120, MATH 130, MATH 136, or MATH 140; or must have completed MATH 220.
Sections Offered:
MWF 11:00am - 11:50am