Independent study culminating in substantial original research, scholarly or creative work. Students may apply to Honors faculty administrators for permission to substitute another department's thesis or independent study course for HONR 495. The thesis must be completed with a B or better to fulfill the Honors program requirement. Prerequisite: HONR 490. Corequisite: HONR 496. Three to four hours per week.
MATH 105 LIBERAL ARTS MATHEMATICS (Fall 2019)
Study of the beauty and structure of mathematics, with emphasis on quantitative and analytical reasoning skills. Various areas of mathematics or its applications will be used as a vehicle for this study. Designed for students whose major area of study does not have specific requirements in mathematics. May not receive credit for more than one of MATH 105, MATH 200 and MATH 190. Prerequisites: Three years of high school mathematics including geometry or college-level intermediate algebra. Four hours per week. Meets General Education IVB or IVC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIB or IIIC).
MATH 201 CALCULUS I (Fall 2019)
Introduction to analytic geometry, limits, continuity, derivatives of elementary functions, applications of the derivatives. May not receive credit for both MATH 198 and MATH 201. Prerequisite: MATH 140 or equivalent. Four hours per week. Meets General Education IVB or IVC.
MATH 306 LINEAR ALGEBRA (Fall 2019)
Basic concepts of linear algebra: linear equations and matrices, vector spaces and subspaces, similar matrices, basis and dimension, linear transformations, eigenvalues, determinants, orthogonality, coordinate systems, and applications to geometry. Prerequisite: MATH 202. Four hours per week.