Mathematics
NOTE: See the beginning of Section F for abbreviations, course numbers and coding.
MATH1001 | Calculus for Life Sciences | 3 ch (4C) |
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Functions, limits, continuity, the concept of derivative, basic rules of differentiation. Derivatives of polynomials, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions. Extreme values and related rates. Introduction to integration, area, volume, average value. Applications to life sciences will be stressed throughout the course. This course is restricted to students in Health Sciences, Nursing, and Biological Sciences. NOTES: (1) Credit will be given for only one of MATH 1001, MATH 1003, or MATH 1823. (2) A minimum grade of B is required in MATH 1001 to take MATH 1013. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of 60% in New Brunswick high school courses: Pre-calculus A 120 and Pre-calculus B 120, or equivalent. |
MATH1003 | Introduction to Calculus I | 3 ch (4C) |
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Functions and graphs, limits, derivatives of polynomial, log, exponential and trigonometric functions. Curve sketching and extrema of functions. Prerequisites: A grade of at least 60% in New Brunswick high school courses: Pre-calculus A 120 and Pre-calculus B 120, or equivalent. NOTE: Credit will be given for only one of MATH 1001, MATH 1003, or MATH 1823. |
MATH1013 | Introduction to Calculus II | 3 ch (4C) |
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Definition of the integral, fundamental theorem of calculus, techniques of integration, improper integrals. Ordinary differential equations. Taylor polynomials and series. |
MATH1503 | Introduction to Linear Algebra | 3 ch (3C) |
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Lines and Planes, The Geometry and Algebra of vectors, Systems of linear equations, Matrix algebra, Linear independence, Linear transformations, Determinants, Complex numbers, Eigenvalues, Eigenvectors, Diagonalization, Rotation matrices. NOTE: Credit will not be given for both MATH 1503 and MATH 2213. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of 60% in New Brunswick high school courses: Pre-calculus A 120 and Pre-calculus B 120, or equivalent. |
MATH1853 | Mathematics for Business I | 3 ch (3C) |
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This course will cover mathematical concepts of particular interest to Business students. Topics include elements of set theory and basic counting principles, a review of elementary functions, logarithmic and exponential functions, linear systems, matrices, systems of linear inequalities, arithmetic and geometric sequences, simple and compound interest, annuities, sinking funds and amortization. Applications to Business and Economics will be emphasized throughout the course. NOTE: Credit will not be given for both MATH 1833 and MATH 1853. It carries no credit for certain programs. Please consult with a faculty advisor. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of 70% in NB Foundations of Mathematics 120 or a minimum grade of 60% in NB Pre-Calculus A 120 and Pre-Calculus B 120 (or equivalent). |
MATH1863 | Precalculus Mathematics | 3 ch (4C) |
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A review of high school mathematics topics, particularly those covered in the New Brunswick high school curriculum. Topics include: elementary set theory, manipulation of algebraic expressions, equation and inequalities, analytic geometry, linear and quadratic functions, polynomial and rational function, exponential and logarithm functions, trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric functions, analytic trigonometry. NOTE: This course is designed to serve as preparation for MATH 1001, MATH 1003, and MATH 1853. It carries no credit for certain programs. Please consult with a faculty advisor. MATH 1863 and MATH 0863 are not the same course. |
MATH2003 | Intermediate Mathematics I (O) | 3 ch (3C 1T) |
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Analytic geometry and vectors. Parametric curves. Polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates. Functions of several variables, partial derivatives, applications to max-min. Double and triple integrals. NOTE: Credit will be given for courses in only one of the sequences MATH 2003/MATH 2013 or MATH 2513/MATH 2523. Prerequisite: MATH 1013 with a minimum grade of C. |
MATH2013 | Intermediate Mathematics II (O) | 3 ch (3C 1T) |
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Review of first order differential equations. Second order linear O.D.E.s. Infinite series including power series, solutions to O.D.E.s. Line and surface integrals. Theorems of Green and Stokes. Divergence theorem. See note following MATH 2003. Prerequisite: MATH 2003 with a minimum grade of C. |
MATH2203 | Discrete Mathematics (A) | 3 ch (3C) |
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Logic, methods of proof, mathematical induction, elementary set theory, functions and relations. This course is designed for students desiring a good grounding in the foundations of mathematics. Theorems and proofs are an important part of the course. NOTE: Credit will not be given for both MATH 2203 and CS 1303. It is recommended that students majoring in Mathematics or Statistics choose MATH 2203. |
MATH2213 | Linear Algebra I | 3 ch (3C) |
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This course introduces the basic concepts of linear algebra, mainly in finite dimensional real vector spaces. Systems of linear equations, vector and matrix algebra, bases and dimensions of subspaces, row and column spaces, linear transformations and matrix representations, inner products, determinants, eigenvectors and diagonalization. Applications as time permits. Credit will not be given for both MATH 2213 and MATH 1503. Prerequisite: MATH 1013 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent. |
MATH2513 | Multivariable Calculus for Engineers | 4 ch (4C) |
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Prerequisites: MATH 1013; and either MATH 1503 or MATH 2213, with a minimum grade of C. |
MATH2523 | Differential Equations and Series (A) | 3 ch (4C) |
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First order differential equations, higher order linear differential equations, infinite series, power series, series solution of differential equations about ordinary points and singular points, Gamma and Beta functions, Bessel function and Legendre polynomials. NOTE: Credit will be given for courses in only one of the following sequences: MATH 2003/MATH 2013 or MATH 2513/MATH 2523. Prerequisite: MATH 1013 with a minimum grade of C. |
MATH2633 | Fundamental Principles of Elementary School Mathematics (A) | 3 ch (3C) |
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This course is primarily intended for individuals interested in elementary and middle school teaching, and is open to students registered in concurrent BEd programs. This course may be taken by others with the approval of the student's department Chair or Dean. The focus is on the mathematical content of K-8 Atlantic Canada Mathematics Curriculum, and extensions beyond the classroom to show the how and the why behind school mathematics. Topics include problem solving, number concepts, number and relationship operations, patterns and relations, shape and space, as well as data management and probability. With the exception of the Certificate in Mathematics for Education, this course is not normally available for credit to students who would have at least 3 ch of Level 1000 mathematics in their degree programs. Prerequisite: Successful completion of at least one year of a university program. |
MATH2853 | Mathematics for Business II | 3 ch (3C) |
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Topics include limits, derivatives, marginal analysis, elasticity, single variable optimization, anti-derivatives, definite integrals and applications, techniques of integration, simple differential equations and difference equations. Functions of several variables and partial derivatives will be covered if time permits. Applications to Business and Economics will be emphasized throughout the course. NOTE: This course is intended for students within the Faculty of Business. For certain programs outside of the Faculty of Business this course carries no credit. Please consult with a faculty advisor. Credit will not be given for MATH 2853 if the student has previously obtained credit for MATH 2513. Prerequisite: MATH 1853 with a minimum grade of C. |
MATH3073 | Partial Differential Equations (A) | 3 ch (3C) |
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Methods of solution for first order equations. Classification of second order equations. Characteristics. Analytic and numerical methods of solution for hyperbolic, elliptic and parabolic equations. Prerequisites: MATH 2013; or both MATH 2513 and MATH 3503, with a minimum grade of C or equivalent. |
MATH3093 | Elementary Number Theory (A) | 3 ch (3C) |
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Primes, unique factorization, congruences, Diophantine equations, basic number theoretic functions. As well as serving mathematics majors, this course will be of particular benefit to prospective mathematics teachers. Prerequisite: At least 6 credit hours in Math excluding MATH 1863. |
MATH3213 | Linear Algebra II (A) | 3 ch (3C) |
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Vector spaces and subspaces, independent and spanning sets, dimension, linear operators, determinants, inner product spaces, canonical forms. Prerequisite: MATH 1503 or MATH 2213 with a minimum grade of C or permission of the instructor. |
MATH3243 | Complex Analysis (A) | 3 ch (3C) |
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Complex analytic functions, contour integrals and Cauchy’s Theorem; Taylor’s, Laurent’s series and Liouville’s Theorem; residue calculus. Prerequisites: (MATH 2003 and MATH 2013), or (MATH 2513 and MATH 2523) with a minimum grade of C or equivalent. |
MATH3303 | Operations Research I | 3 ch (3C) |
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Linear programming models, simplex method, duality theory, post-optimality analysis, network simplex method and special cases, introduction to interior point methods. Credit will not be granted for both MATH 3303 and BA 3623. Prerequisite: MATH 2213 with a minimum grade of C. |
MATH3343 | Networks and Graphs (A) | 3 ch (3C) |
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Prerequisites: (MATH 2213 or MATH 1503) and (MATH 2203 or CS 1303) with a minimum grade of C. |
MATH3414 | Introduction to Numerical Methods (O) | 3 ch (3C) |
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Error analysis convergence and stability. Approximation of functions by polynomials. Numerical quadrature and differentiation. The solution of linear and nonlinear equations and the solution of ordinary differential equations. This course will emphasize the understanding of numerical algorithms and stress applications in the applied sciences, as well as the influence of finite precision and arithmetic on computational results. Credit will be granted for only one of CE 2913, CS 3113, ECE 2412, MATH 3413 and MATH 3414. |
MATH3503 | Differential Equations for Engineers | 3 ch (4C) |
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Nonhomogeneous differential equations, undetermined coefficients, variation of parameters, systems of 1st and 2nd order ordinary differential equations, Laplace transforms, Fourier series. Prerequisite: MATH 1503 or MATH 2213 with a minimum grade of C. |
MATH3633 | Fundamental Principles of School Mathematics (A) | 3 ch (3C) |
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This course is primarily intended for individuals interested in school teaching. The focus is on the mathematical content of the K-12 Atlantic Canada Mathematics Curriculum with extensions beyond the classroom, to show the how and why behind school mathematics. Topics include mathematical language; real numbers and other mathematical structure; Euclidean geometry; functions; mathematical connections; problem solving. Intended for students registered in concurrent BEd programs, but may be taken for credit by others with the approval of the student’s department Chair or Dean. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of 60% in New Brunswick high school courses Pre-calc 12A and Pre-calc 12B or equivalent, and successful completion of at least one year of a university program; or MATH 2633. |
MATH3713 | Analysis I (A) | 3 ch (3C) |
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A rigorous introduction to analysis on the real numbers. Sequences, limits, sets, functions, axioms for the real numbers, completeness, continuous and differentiable functions, the Mean Value Theorem. Prerequisites: MATH 1013 and (MATH 2203 or CS 1303) with a minimum grade of C. |
MATH3733 | Abstract Algebra (A) | 3 ch (3C) |
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An introduction to the elementary theory of groups. Rings and Fields. Applications to number theory. Prerequisites: MATH 2203 and either MATH 1503 or MATH 2213, with a minimum grade of C. |
MATH3753 | Applications of Mathematical Models (O) | 3 ch (3C) |
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Provides an overview of mathematical modelling strategies for particular applications. Introduces students in a variety of disciplines to mathematical modelling based problem solving. General concepts such as stochastic vs. deterministic modelling are discussed and case studies of specific applications are presented. Case studies may include models of survival, models of cognition, models of population growth and financial models. Students develop case studies in the areas of their major or their own expertise. Prerequisite: One of STAT 2793, PSYC 3913, MATH 2013, MATH 2513, MATH 2523 with a minimum grade of C; or permission of the instructor. |
MATH3901 | Financial Mathematics I | 3 ch (3C) |
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Simple, compound, continuously compound interest, future value, series of payments, sinking funds, amortization, installments. Major assets type. Valuation of fixed interest securities, effects of tax, ordinary shares, bonds. Deterministic models for term structure dynamics. Prerequisite: MATH 1003 or MATH 1853 with a minimum grade of C. |
MATH3903 | Financial Mathematics II | 3 ch (3C) |
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Options and option pricing, Black-scholes formula, derivatives, forwards, futures, swaps, asset pricing, returns and payoffs, foreign currencies, put-call parity, hedging, arbitrage, risk and immunization. Prerequisites: MATH 3901 with a minimum grade of C. |
MATH4703 | Topics in Mathematics (O) | 3 ch (3C) |
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Selected topics at an advanced level. Content varies from year to year. Topic of course will be entered on student’s transcript. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. |
MATH4704 | Introduction to Coding Theory (O) | 3 ch (3C) |
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Prerequisites: MATH 1503; and MATH 2203 or CS 1303 with a minimum grade of C, or permission of the instructor. |
MATH4993 | Project in Mathematics | 3 ch (1S2R) |
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Research project in the Mathematical Sciences carried out by the student under the supervision of a member of the Department. The student will submit a written report and make an oral presentation. |