Topics Courses

In addition to those courses that are taught on a recurring basis, our curriculum each year also includes classes which are taught only occasionally.  This allows faculty the flexibility to present a broad cross-section of mathematical content to our students.  Often (but not always) these courses are taught either as Math 249 or Math 349.  In recent years, our topics courses have included

  • Fourier Analysis and Partial Differential Equations (Spring 2014)
  • Optimization (Fall 2013, Spring 2012)
  • Numerical Analysis (Spring 2013)
  • Groups and Representations (Spring 2013)
  • Algebraic Geometry (Fall 2012)
  • Introduction to Cryptography (Fall 2011)
  • Knot Theory (Spring 2011)
  • Algebraic Number Theory (Fall 2010)
  • Differential Geometry (Fall 2009)

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Apr 1

Our second colloquium of the semester will be given by Shannon Stock from College of the Holy Cross.  We'll meet in 364 for snacks at 3:45 then head to 392 at 4:15 for her talk.

Monday, Apr 14

Student seminar this week will be led by Maria Tilden.  Join us for lunch at 12:20 in room 362, then we'll move to 364 around 12:35 for the talk. Everyone is welcome!

Tuesday, Apr 22

Our third colloquium of the semester will be given by Nathan Karst from Babson College.  We'll meet in 364 for snacks at 3:45 then head to 392 at 4:15 for her talk.

Monday, Apr 28

Student seminar this week will be led by Michelle Lam.  Join us for lunch at 12:20 in room 362, then we'll move to 364 around 12:35 for the talk. Everyone is welcome!

 

 

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