This page displays the schedule of Bryn Mawr courses in this department for this academic year. It also displays descriptions of courses offered by the department during the last four academic years.

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COURSE |
TITLE |
SCHEDULE/UNITS |
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS |
LOCATION |
INSTRUCTOR(S) |
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MATH B101-001 | Calculus I | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 9:10 AM-10:00 AM MWF | Park 338 | Averill,I. |

MATH B101-002 | Calculus I | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF | Park 338 | Averill,I. |

MATH B101-003 | Calculus I | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWF | Park 349 | Myers,A. |

MATH B101-004 | Calculus I | Semester / 1 | LEC: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF | Park 349 | Myers,A. |

MATH B102-001 | Calculus II | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH | Park 338 | Traynor,L. |

MATH B104-001 | Basic Probability and Statistics | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 2:40 PM- 4:00 PM MW | Park 349 | Averill,I. |

MATH B201-001 | Multivariable Calculus | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWF | Park 338 | Schneider,G. |

MATH B201-002 | Multivariable Calculus | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF | Park 338 | Schneider,G. |

MATH B210-001 | Differential Equations with Applications | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B225-001 | Introduction to Financial Mathematics | Semester / 1 | LEC: 11:25 AM-12:45 PM TTH | Park 349 | Cheng,L. |

MATH B231-001 | Discrete Mathematics | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW | Park 338 | Tao,J. |

MATH B251-001 | Chaotic Dynamical Systems | Semester / 1 | LEC: 2:40 PM- 4:00 PM MW | Park 336 | Donnay,V. |

MATH B295-001 | Select Topics in Mathematics | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B301-001 | Real Analysis I | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 8:25 AM- 9:45 AM TTH | Park 349 | Cheng,L. |

MATH B301-002 | Real Analysis I | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 11:40 AM- 1:00 PM MW | Park 336 | Donnay,V. |

MATH B303-001 | Abstract Algebra I | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH | Park 337 | Melvin,P. |

MATH B303-002 | Abstract Algebra I | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 2:25 PM- 3:45 PM TTH | Park 349 | Melvin,P. |

MATH B312-001 | Topology | Semester / 1 | LEC: 12:55 PM- 2:15 PM TTH | Park 336 | Traynor,L. |

MATH B395-001 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B395-002 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B395-003 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B395-004 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B395-005 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B398-001 | Senior Conference | Semester / 1 | LEC: 10:10 AM-11:30 AM MW | Park 328 | Dept. staff, TBA |

MATH B398-002 | Senior Conference | Semester / 1 | LEC: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW | Park 328 | Dept. staff, TBA |

MATH B403-001 | Supervised Work | Semester / 1 | Dept. staff, TBA | ||

MATH B403-001 | Supervised Work | Semester / 1 | Dept. staff, TBA | ||

MATH B501-001 | Graduate Real Analysis I | Semester / 1 | LEC: 11:40 AM- 1:00 PM MW | Park 328 | Milicevic,D. |

MATH B701-001 | Supervised Work | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B701-002 | Supervised Work | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B701-003 | Supervised Work | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B701-004 | Supervised Work | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B701-005 | Supervised Work | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B701-005 | Supervised Work | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B701-006 | Supervised Work | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B702-001 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Grundman,H. | |

MATH B702-002 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Melvin,P. | |

MATH B702-003 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Traynor,L. | |

MATH B702-004 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Milicevic,D. | |

MATH B702-005 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Cheng,L. | |

MATH B702-006 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Donnay,V. |

COURSE |
TITLE |
SCHEDULE/UNITS |
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS |
LOCATION |
INSTRUCTOR(S) |
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MATH B102-001 | Calculus II | Semester / 1 | LEC: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF | Park 338 | Schneider,G. |

MATH B102-002 | Calculus II | Semester / 1 | LEC: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF | Park 338 | Schneider,G. |

MATH B104-001 | Basic Probability and Statistics | Semester / 1 | LEC: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW | Park 243 | Averill,I. |

MATH B104-002 | Basic Probability and Statistics | Semester / 1 | LEC: 2:40 PM- 4:00 PM MW | Park 243 | Averill,I. |

MATH B203-001 | Linear Algebra | Semester / 1 | LEC: 9:10 PM-10:00 PM MWF | Park 338 | Kasius,P. |

MATH B203-002 | Linear Algebra | Semester / 1 | LEC: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF | Park 349 | Kasius,P. |

MATH B203-003 | Linear Algebra | Semester / 1 | LEC: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW | Park 338 | Schneider,G. |

MATH B206-001 | Transition to Higher Mathematics | Semester / 1 | LEC: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWF | Park 349 | Kasius,P. |

MATH B210-001 | Differential Equations with Applications | Semester / 1 | LEC: 2:40 PM- 4:00 PM MW | Park 349 | Donnay,V. |

LEC: 2:40 PM- 4:00 PM MW | Park 354 | ||||

MATH B231-001 | Discrete Mathematics | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 12:55 PM- 2:15 PM TTH | Park 338 | Tao,J. |

MATH B290-001 | Elementary Number Theory | Semester / 1 | LEC: 10:10 PM-11:00 PM MWF | Park 336 | Milicevic,D. |

MATH B295-001 | Select Topics in Mathematics | Semester / 1 | LEC: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW | Park 349 | Cheng,L. |

MATH B302-001 | Real Analysis II | Semester / 1 | LEC: 8:25 AM- 9:45 AM TTH | Park 349 | Cheng,L. |

MATH B304-001 | Abstract Algebra II | Semester / 1 | LEC: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH | Park 336 | Melvin,P. |

MATH B311-001 | Partial Differential Equations | Semester / 1 | LEC: 9:10 AM-10:00 AM MWF | Park 349 | Averill,I. |

LEC: 9:10 AM-10:00 AM MWF | Park 354 | ||||

MATH B396-001 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B396-002 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B396-003 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B396-004 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B396-005 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B399-001 | Senior Conference | Semester / 1 | LEC: 11:40 AM- 1:00 PM MW | Park 336 | Dept. staff, TBA |

MATH B399-002 | Senior Conference | Semester / 1 | LEC: 2:25 PM- 3:45 PM TTH | Park 328 | Dept. staff, TBA |

MATH B403-001 | Supervised Work | Semester / 1 | Dept. staff, TBA | ||

MATH B403-001 | Supervised Work | Semester / 1 | Dept. staff, TBA | ||

MATH B502-001 | Graduate Real Analysis II | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 11:40 AM- 1:00 PM MW | Park 328 | Milicevic,D. |

MATH B505-001 | Graduate Topology I | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 12:55 PM- 2:15 PM TTH | Park 328 | Melvin,P. |

MATH B701-001 | Supervised Work | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Grundman,H. | |

MATH B701-002 | Supervised Work | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Melvin,P. | |

MATH B701-003 | Supervised Work | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Traynor,L. | |

MATH B701-004 | Supervised Work | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Milicevic,D. | |

MATH B701-005 | Supervised Work | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Cheng,L. | |

MATH B701-006 | Supervised Work | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Donnay,V. | |

MATH B702-001 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Grundman,H. | |

MATH B702-002 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Melvin,P. | |

MATH B702-003 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Traynor,L. | |

MATH B702-004 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Milicevic,D. | |

MATH B702-005 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Cheng,L. | |

MATH B702-006 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Donnay,V. |

Section 001 (Fall 2013): Combinatorics

Section 001 (Spring 2014): Statistics

Section 002 (Spring 2014): Statistics Fall 2014, Spring 2015 This is a topics course. Course content varies. Quantitative Methods (QM) MATH B301 Real Analysis I Fall 2014 A first course in real analysis, providing a rigorous development of single variable calculus, with a strong focus on proof writing. Topics covered: the real number system, elements of set theory and topology, limits, continuous functions, the intermediate and extreme value theorems, differentiable functions and the mean value theorem, uniform continuity, the Riemann integral, the fundamental theorem of calculus. Possible additional topics include analysis on metric spaces or dynamical systems. Prerequisite: MATH 201. Some students also find it helpful to have taken a transitional course such as MATH 206 before enrolling in this course. Writing Attentive Quantitative Methods (QM) MATH B302 Real Analysis II Spring 2015 A continuation of Real Analysis I: Infinite series, power series, sequences and series of functions, pointwise and uniform convergence, and additional topics selected from: Fourier series, calculus of variations, the Lebesgue integral, dynamical systems, and calculus in higher dimensions. Prerequisite: MATH 301. Quantitative Methods (QM) MATH B303 Abstract Algebra I Fall 2014 A first course in abstract algebra, including an introduction to groups, rings and fields, and their homomorphisms. Topics covered: cyclic and dihedral groups, the symmetric and alternating groups, direct products and finitely generated abelian groups, cosets, Lagrange's Theorem, normal subgroups and quotient groups, isomorphism theorems, integral domains, polynomial rings, ideals, quotient rings, prime and maximal ideals. Possible additional topics include group actions and the Sylow Theorems, free abelian groups, free groups, PIDs and UFDs. Prerequisite: MATH 203. Some students also find it helpful to have taken a transitional course such as MATH 206 before enrolling in this course. Writing Attentive Quantitative Methods (QM) MATH B304 Abstract Algebra II Spring 2015 A continuation of Abstract Algebra I. Vector spaces and linear algebra, field extensions, algebraic and transcendental extensions, finite fields, fields of fractions, field automorphisms, the isomorphism extension theorem, splitting fields, separable and inseparable extensions, algebraic closures, and Galois theory. Also, if not covered in Abstract Algebra I: group actions and Sylow theorems, free abelian groups, free groups, PIDs and UFDs. Possible additional topic: finitely generated modules over a PID and canonical forms of matrices. Prerequisite: MATH 303. Quantitative Methods (QM) MATH B308 Applied Mathematics I Not offered 2014-15 Course content varies. Quantitative Methods (QM) MATH B310 Introduction to the Mathematics of Financial Derivatives Not offered 2014-15 An introduction to the mathematics utilized in the pricing models of derivative instruments. Topics to be covered may include Arbitrage Theorem, pricing derivatives, Wiener and Poisson processes, martingales and martingale representations, Ito's Lemma, Black-Scholes partial differentiation equation, Girsanov Theorem and Feynman-Kac Formula. Prerequisite: MATH 201 or permission of instructor. MATH B311 Partial Differential Equations Spring 2015 Heat and wave equations on bounded and unbounded domains, Laplace's equation, Fourier series and the Fourier transform, qualitative behavior of solutions, computational methods. Applications to the physical and life sciences. Prerequisite: MATH 301 or permission of instructor. Quantitative Methods (QM) MATH B312 Topology Fall 2014 General topology (topological spaces, continuity, compactness, connectedness, quotient spaces), the fundamental group and covering spaces, introduction to geometric topology (classification of surfaces, manifolds). Typically offered yearly in alternation with Haverford. Co-requisite: MATH 301, MATH 303, or permission of instructor. Quantitative Methods (QM) MATH B315 Geometry Not offered 2014-15 An introduction to geometry with an emphasis that varies from year to year. Prerequisites: MATH 201 and 203 (or equivalent) or permission of instructor. MATH B322 Functions of Complex Variables Not offered 2014-15 Analytic functions, Cauchy's theorem, Laurent series, calculus of residues, conformal mappings, Moebius transformations. Prerequisite: MATH 301 or permission of instructor. Quantitative Methods (QM) MATH B361 Harmonic Analysis and Wavelets Not offered 2014-15 A first introduction to harmonic analysis and wavelets. Topics to be covered include Fourier series on the circle, Fourier transforms on the line and space, Discrete Wavelet Transform, Fast Wavelet Transform and filter-bank representation of wavelets. Prerequisite: MATH B203 or permission of instructor. MATH B395 Research Seminar

Section 008 (Fall 2013): Mathematical Biology

Section 009 (Fall 2013): Financial Mathematics Fall 2014 A research seminar for students involved in individual or small group research under the supervision of the instructor. With permission, the course may be repeated for credit. This is a topics course. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Quantitative Methods (QM) MATH B396 Research Seminar Spring 2015 A research seminar for students involved in individual or small group research under the supervision of the instructor. With permission, the course may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Quantitative Methods (QM) MATH B398 Senior Conference A seminar for seniors majoring in mathematics. Topics vary from year to year. Quantitative Methods (QM) MATH B399 Senior Conference A seminar for seniors majoring in mathematics. Topics vary from year to year. Quantitative Methods (QM) MATH B403 Supervised Work MATH B403 Supervised Work MATH B425 Praxis III Counts toward Praxis Program MATH B501 Graduate Real Analysis I Fall 2014 In this course we will study the theory of measure and integration. Topics will include Lebesgue measure, measurable functions, the Lebesgue integral, the Riemann-Stieltjes integral, complex measures, differentiation of measures, product measures, and L^p spaces. MATH B502 Graduate Real Analysis II Spring 2015 This course is a continuation of Math 501. MATH B503 Graduate Algebra I Not offered 2014-15 This is the first course in a two course sequence providing a standard introduction to algebra at the graduate level. Topics in the first semester will include categories, groups, rings, modules, and linear algebra. MATH B504 Graduate Algebra II Not offered 2014-15 This course is a continuation of Math 503, the two courses providing a standard introduction to algebra at the graduate level. Topics in the second semester will include linear algebra, fields, Galois theory, and advanced group theory. Prerequisite: MATH B503. MATH B505 Graduate Topology I Spring 2015 This is the first course of a 2 semester sequence, covering the basic notions of algebraic topology. The focus will be on homology theory, which will be introduced axiomatically (via the Eilenberg-Steenrod axioms) and then studied from a variety of points of view (simplicial, singular and cellular homology). The course will also treat cohomology theory and duality (on manifolds), and the elements of homotopy theory. MATH B506 Graduate Topology II Not offered 2014-15 Math 505 and Math 506 offer an introduction to topology at the graduate level. These courses can be taken in either order. Math 506 focuses on differential topology. Topics covered include smooth manifolds, smooth maps, and differential forms. MATH B701 Supervised Work Fall 2014, Spring 2015 MATH B701 Supervised Work Fall 2014 MATH B702 Research Seminar Not offered 2014-15 MATH B702 Research Seminar Fall 2014, Spring 2015