# 300 Level Math Courses

## MA 314, Number Theory

Course champion - Dr. David Marshall

Properties of integers, divisibility, prime numbers, congruence, quadratic residues, and Diophantine equations. Prerequisites: Mathematics 120 and 221, passed with a grade of "C-" or higher, and a passing score on Gateway ExamsIII.

- Recently Used Texts:
*Elementary Number Theory, Second Edition*, by Underwood Dudley; *A Friendly Introduction to Number Theory, 3rd Edition*, by Joseph Silverman; *Discovering Number Theory*, by Jeff Holt and John Jones

## MA 317, Geometry

Course champion - Dr. David Marshall

Study of Euclid's axioms, fifth postulate and its substitutes, absolute geometry, projective geometry, constructions, and convexity. Prerequisites: Mathematics 120, and either Mathematics 225 or 221, passed with a grade of "C-" or higher.

- Recently Used Texts:
*The Four Pillars of Geometry*, by John Stillwell; *Modern Geometry*, by David A. Thomas; *Geometry in Action*, by Clark Kimberling

## MA 319, Probability and Statistics I

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An axiomatic approach to probability, and a calculus based introduction to introductory statistics including discrete and continuous distributions, expectation, and variation covariance and generating functions. Prerequisite: Mathematics 126, passed with a grade of "C-" or higher.

- Recently Used Texts:
*Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists, 3rd Edition*, by Sheldon Ross; *Mathematical Statistics with Applications, 6th Edition*, by Dennis Wackerly, William Mendenhall, and Richard L. Scheaffe

## MA 320, Probability and Statistics II

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A continuation of Mathematics 319, including sample distributions, exploratory data analysis, estimation methods, regression, and correlation, as well as applications to quality control. Prerequisite: Mathematics 319, passed with a grade of "C-" or higher.

- Recently Used Texts:
*Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists, 3rd Edition*, by Sheldon Ross; *Mathematical Statistics with Applications, 6th Edition*, by Dennis Wackerly, William Mendenhall, and Richard L. Scheaffe