MATH 030A - (MA) Mathematical ExcursionsSemester Hours: 3
An exploration into several mathematical topics not covered in MATH 040 , 045 , 050 , or 061 , chosen by the instructor, to give an appreciation of what mathematics is about. Only a background in high school algebra is needed, yet the topics are covered in sufficient depth to show the power and beauty of mathematics. Possible topics include: problem solving, number theory, graph theory, voting models, fair division, symmetry, fractals, Fibonacci numbers, consumer mathematics, games and puzzles.
At least two years of high school mathematics or Math Proficiency/Placement scores as interpreted by advisement or a grade of P in MATH 006A . Credit given for this course or MATH 030B , not both.
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