92.535 History of Mathematics

History of Mathematics

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 1223
Status Active

Examines ancient numeral systems, Babylonian and Egyptian mathematics, Pythagorean mathematics, duplication, trisection, and quadrature, Euclid's elements and Greek mathematics after Euclid, Hindu and Arabian mathematics, European mathematics from 500 to 1600, origins of modern mathematics, analytic geometry, the history of calculus. Also covers the transition to the twentieth century and contemporary perspectives.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: MS Teacher Option only.