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MAT 233 - Mathematical Structures and Models
Prerequisites: A grade of "C-" or better in MAT 111 or 131.

Course Description: The focus is on the central ideas of abstract postulate system, models of abstract postulate systems, and the mathematical model building process in connection with applications of mathematics to real world problems. Topics discussed include the nature of mathematical proof, consistency, independence of postulates, the role of assumptions in the model building process, number systems from ancient to modern times. Illustrations are chosen from the worlds of algebra and geometry.

Course Rotation: TBA.

4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Enhancement Course

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

Undergraduate level MAT 111 Minimum Grade of C- or Undergraduate level MAT 131 Minimum Grade of C-