MATH 4853 An Introduction to the History of Mathematics 3/0/3

Prerequisite: ENGL 1102

The development of mathematics from prehistoric times through late 19th century/early 20th century is explored. Emphasis is given to key people, problems, cultural influences for various historic periods that have shaped what we think of as contemporary mathematics. Prerequisite: Completion of core-level mathematics, ENGL 1102 or consent of instructor.