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

MATH B102-002 | Calculus II | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF | Park 338 | Averill,I. |

MATH B104-001 | Basic Probability and Statistics | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 2:40 PM- 4:00 PM MW | Park 243 | Averill,I. |

MATH B104-002 | Basic Probability and Statistics | Semester / 1 | LEC: 2:40 PM- 4:00 PM MW | Park 338 | Cheng,L. |

MATH B203-001 | Linear Algebra | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 9:10 AM-10:00 AM MWF | Park 338 | Donnay,V. |

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

MATH B203-003 | Linear Algebra | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW | Park 338 | Kasius,P. |

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

MATH B295-001 | Select Topics in Mathematics: Advanced Linear Algebra | Semester / 1 | LEC: 9:10 AM-10:00 AM MWF | Park 349 | Kasius,P. |

MATH B295-002 | Select Topics in Mathematics: Combinatorics | Semester / 1 | LEC: 2:40 PM- 4:00 PM MW | Park 336 | Myers,A. |

MATH B295-003 | Select Topics in Mathematics: Computational Modeling | Semester / 1 | LEC: 2:25 PM- 3:45 PM TTH | Park 349 | Graham,E. |

MATH B302-001 | Real Analysis II | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW | Park 336 | Melvin,P. |

MATH B304-001 | Abstract Algebra II | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 12:55 PM- 2:15 PM TTH | Park 349 | Cheng,L. |

MATH B322-001 | Functions of Complex Variables | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:30 AM MW | Park 328 | Melvin,P. |

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: Math Modeling: Sustainability | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 11:40 AM- 1:00 PM MW | Park 337 | Dept. staff, TBA |

MATH B399-002 | Senior Conference | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH | Park 328 | Dept. staff, TBA |

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

MATH B504-001 | Graduate Algebra II | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 12:55 PM- 2:15 PM TTH | Park 328 | Grundman,H. |

MATH B670-001 | Graduate Perspectives in Mathematics Pedagogy | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 1:10 PM- 4:00 PM W | Park 328 | Grundman,H. |

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CMSC B231-001 | Discrete Mathematics | Semester / 1 | LEC: 12:55 PM- 2:15 PM TTH | Park 338 | Xu,D. |

COURSE |
TITLE |
SCHEDULE/UNITS |
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS |
LOCATION |
INSTR(S) |
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MATH B101-001 | Calculus I | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 9:10 AM-10:00 AM MWF | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B101-002 | Calculus I | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B101-003 | Calculus I | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWF | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B102-001 | Calculus II | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B102-002 | Calculus II | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B201-001 | Multivariable Calculus | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWF | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B201-002 | Multivariable Calculus | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B210-001 | Differential Equations with Applications | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:30 AM MW | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B295-001 | Select Topics in Mathematics | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 2:40 PM- 4:00 PM MW | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B301-001 | Real Analysis I | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B301-002 | Real Analysis I | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 12:55 PM- 2:15 PM TTH | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B303-001 | Abstract Algebra I | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 9:10 AM-10:00 AM MWF | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B303-002 | Abstract Algebra I | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 8:25 AM- 9:45 AM TTH | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B312-001 | Topology | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 2:25 PM- 3:45 PM TTH | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B395-001 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Cheng,L. | |

MATH B395-002 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Donnay,V. | |

MATH B395-003 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Graham,E. | |

MATH B395-004 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Melvin,P. | |

MATH B395-005 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Milicevic,D. | |

MATH B395-006 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Traynor,L. | |

MATH B398-001 | Senior Conference | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH | Dept. staff, TBA | |

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

MATH B501-001 | Graduate Real Analysis I | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW | Dept. staff, TBA | |

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

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

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

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

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

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

MATH B701-004 | 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 B701-006 | Supervised Work | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B702-001 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B702-001 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B702-002 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B702-002 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B702-003 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B702-003 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B702-004 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B702-004 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B702-005 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B702-005 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B702-006 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B702-006 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

PHYS B306-001 | Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF | Schulz,M. |

COURSE |
TITLE |
SCHEDULE/UNITS |
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS |
LOCATION |
INSTR(S) |
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MATH B102-001 | Calculus II | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B102-002 | Calculus II | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B104-001 | Basic Probability and Statistics | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 2:40 PM- 4:00 PM MW | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B203-001 | Linear Algebra | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B203-002 | Linear Algebra | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B203-003 | Linear Algebra | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B206-001 | Transition to Higher Mathematics | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWF | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B290-001 | Elementary Number Theory | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 9:10 AM-10:00 AM MWF | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B295-001 | Select Topics in Mathematics | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B295-002 | Select Topics in Mathematics | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B302-001 | Real Analysis II | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B304-001 | Abstract Algebra II | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 8:25 AM- 9:45 AM TTH | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B308-001 | Applied Mathematics I | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 2:25 PM- 3:45 PM TTH | Graham,E. | |

MATH B396-001 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Cheng,L. | |

MATH B396-002 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Donnay,V. | |

MATH B396-003 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Graham,E. | |

MATH B396-004 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Melvin,P. | |

MATH B396-005 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Milicevic,D. | |

MATH B396-006 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | Lecture: Date/Time TBA | Traynor,L. | |

MATH B399-001 | Senior Conference | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 2:40 PM- 4:00 PM MW | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B399-002 | Senior Conference | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B502-001 | Graduate Real Analysis II | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW | Dept. staff, TBA | |

MATH B505-001 | Graduate Topology I | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 12:55 PM- 2:15 PM TTH | Dept. staff, TBA | |

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

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

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

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

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

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

MATH B701-004 | 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 B701-006 | Supervised Work | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B702-001 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B702-002 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B702-003 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B702-004 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B702-005 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

MATH B702-006 | Research Seminar | Semester / 1 | |||

CMSC B231-001 | Discrete Mathematics | Semester / 1 | Lecture: 11:25 AM-12:45 PM TTH | Xu,D. |

Section 001 (Spring 2016): Advanced Linear Algebra

Section 002 (Spring 2016): Combinatorics

Section 003 (Spring 2016): Computational Modeling Fall 2016, Spring 2017 This is a topics course. Course content varies. Prerequisite: MATH B102. Quantitative Methods (QM) MATH B301 Real Analysis I Fall 2016 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 MATH B302 Real Analysis II Spring 2017 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. MATH B303 Abstract Algebra I Fall 2016 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 MATH B304 Abstract Algebra II Spring 2017 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. MATH B308 Applied Mathematics I Spring 2017 Course content varies. MATH B310 Introduction to the Mathematics of Financial Derivatives Not offered 2016-17 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 Not offered 2016-17 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. MATH B312 Topology Fall 2016 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. MATH B322 Functions of Complex Variables Not offered 2016-17 Analytic functions, Cauchy's theorem, Laurent series, calculus of residues, conformal mappings, Moebius transformations. Prerequisite: MATH 301 or permission of instructor. MATH B361 Harmonic Analysis and Wavelets Not offered 2016-17 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 Fall 2016 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. MATH B396 Research Seminar Spring 2017 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. MATH B398 Senior Conference A seminar for seniors majoring in mathematics. Topics vary from year to year. MATH B399 Senior Conference

Section 001 (Spring 2016): Math Modeling: Sustainability A seminar for seniors majoring in mathematics. Topics vary from year to year. MATH B403 Supervised Work MATH B425 Praxis III Counts toward Praxis Program MATH B501 Graduate Real Analysis I Fall 2016 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 2017 This course is a continuation of Math 501. MATH B503 Graduate Algebra I Not offered 2016-17 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 2016-17 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 2017 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 2016-17 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 B670 Graduate Perspectives in Mathematics Pedagogy Not offered 2016-17 This course will cover a spectrum of topics in mathematics pedagogy of importance for graduate students serving as mathematics teaching assistants as well as those preparing to teach high school, community college, or university-level mathematics. It will meet every other week for three hours following a seminar format combining some lectures and guest speakers with extended discussion. MATH B701 Supervised Work Fall 2016, Spring 2017 MATH B701 Supervised Work Fall 2016, Spring 2017 MATH B702 Research Seminar Fall 2016 MATH B702 Research Seminar Fall 2016, Spring 2017 BIOL B250 Computational Methods in the Sciences Not offered 2016-17 A study of how and why modern computation methods are used in scientific inquiry. Students will learn basic principles of visualizing and analyzing scientific data through hands-on programming exercises. The majority of the course will use the R programming language and corresponding open source statistical software. Content will focus on data sets from across the sciences. Six hours of combined lecture/lab per week. Writing Attentive Quantitative Methods (QM) Quantitative Readiness Required (QR) Scientific Investigation (SI) Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Counts toward Environmental Studies Counts toward Neuroscience CMSC B231 Discrete Mathematics Spring 2017 An introduction to discrete mathematics with strong applications to computer science. Topics include propositional logic, proof techniques, recursion, set theory, counting, probability theory and graph theory. Co-requisites: CMSC B110 or H105 or H107. Quantitative Methods (QM) CMSC B310 Computational Geometry Not offered 2016-17 A study of algorithms and mathematical theories that focus on solving geometric problems in computing, which arise naturally from a variety of disciplines such as Computer Graphics, Computer Aided Geometric Design, Computer Vision, Robotics and Visualization. The materials covered sit at the intersection of pure Mathematics and application-driven Computer Science and efforts will be made to accommodate Math majors and Computer Science majors of varying math/computational backgrounds. Topics include: graph theory, triangulation, convex hulls, geometric structures such as Voronoi diagrams and Delaunay triangulations, as well as curves and polyhedra surface topology. Prerequisite: CMSC B231/ MATH B231. Quantitative Readiness Required (QR) PHYS B306 Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences Fall 2016 This course presents topics in applied mathematics useful to students, including physicists, engineers, physical chemists, geologists, and computer scientists studying the natural sciences. Topics are taken from Fourier series, integral transforms, advanced ordinary and partial differential equations, special functions, boundary-value problems, functions of complex variables, and numerical methods. Lecture three hours and additional recitation sessions as needed. Prerequisite: MATH 201 and 203.