2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

MATH 5950 - Topics in Advanced Mathematics

Goals: To synthesize previous work in the various areas of mathematics with the goal of putting the areas in a historical perspective and of relating them to the question of what makes up mathematics.

Content: The content of the seminar varies from year to year depending on the instructor. Attention is paid to the history of mathematics and to filling gaps in the spectrum of mathematics presented at the undergraduate level.

Taught: Spring term

Prerequisite: MATH 3550, senior standing recommended

Credits: 4