Mathematics Summer Courses


    College Algebra for Calculus

  • MATH 2

    Session 2

    Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    Operations on real numbers, complex numbers, polynomials, and rational expressions; exponents and radicals; solving linear and quadratic equations and inequalities; functions, algebra of functions, graphs; conic sections; mathematical models; sequences and series. Prerequisite(s): mathematics placement (MP) score of 100 or higher.

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  • Precalculus

  • MATH 3

    Session 1

    Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    Inverse functions and graphs; exponential and logarithmic functions, their graphs, and use in mathematical models of the real world; rates of change; trigonometry, trigonometric functions, and their graphs; and geometric series. Students cannot receive credit for both course 3 and Applied Mathematics and Statistics 3. Applied Mathematics and Statistics 3 can substitute for course 3. Prerequisite(s): course 2 or mathematics placement (MP) score of 200 or higher. (General Education Code(s): MF, Q.) 


  • Precalculus

  • MATH 3

    Session 2

    Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    Inverse functions and graphs; exponential and logarithmic functions, their graphs, and use in mathematical models of the real world; rates of change; trigonometry, trigonometric functions, and their graphs; and geometric series. Students cannot receive credit for both course 3 and Applied Mathematics and Statistics 3. Applied Mathematics and Statistics 3 can substitute for course 3. Prerequisite(s): course 2 or mathematics placement (MP) score of 200 or higher. (General Education Code(s): MF, Q.) 

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  • Calculus with Applications

  • MATH 11A

    Session 1

    Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    A modern course stressing conceptual understanding, relevance, and problem solving. The derivative of polynomial, exponential, and trigonometric functions of a single variable is developed and applied to a wide range of problems involving graphing, approximation, and optimization. Students cannot receive credit for both this course and course 19A or Applied Mathematics and Statistics 11A and 15A, or Economics 11A. Prerequisite(s): course 3 or Applied Mathematics and Statistics 3; or mathematics placement (MP) score of 300 or higher; or AP Calculus AB exam score of 3 or higher. (General Education Code(s): MF, IN, Q.)


  • Calculus with Applications

  • MATH 11B

    Session 2

    Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    Starting with the fundamental theorem of calculus and related techniques, the integral of functions of a single variable is developed and applied to problems in geometry, probability, physics, and differential equations. Polynomial approximations, Taylor series, and their applications conclude the course. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 19B, or Applied Mathematics and Statistics 11B and 15B, or Economics 11B. Prerequisite(s): course 11A or 19A or Applied Mathematics and Statistics 15A or AP Calculus AB exam score of 4 or 5, or BC exam score of 3 or higher, or IB Mathematics Higher Level exam score of 5 or higher. (General Education Code(s): MF, IN, Q.)

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  • Calculus for Science, Engineering, and Mathematics (online)

  • MATH 19A

    Session 1

    Online only class. Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    The limit of a function, calculating limits, continuity, tangents, velocities, and other instantaneous rates of change. Derivatives, the chain rule, implicit differentiation, higher derivatives. Exponential functions, inverse functions, and their derivatives. The mean value theorem, monotonic functions, concavity, and points of inflection. Applied maximum and minimum problems. Students cannot receive credit for both this course and course 11A or Applied Mathematics and Statistics 11A and 15A,or Economics 11A. Prerequisite(s): course 3 or Applied Mathematics and Statistics 3; or mathematics placement (MP) score of 400 or higher; or AP Calculus AB exam score of 3 or higher. (General Education Code(s): MF, IN, Q.)


  • Calculus for Science, Engineering, and Mathematics (online)

  • MATH 19A

    Session 2

    Online only class. Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    The limit of a function, calculating limits, continuity, tangents, velocities, and other instantaneous rates of change. Derivatives, the chain rule, implicit differentiation, higher derivatives. Exponential functions, inverse functions, and their derivatives. The mean value theorem, monotonic functions, concavity, and points of inflection. Applied maximum and minimum problems. Students cannot receive credit for both this course and course 11A or Applied Mathematics and Statistics 11A and 15A,or Economics 11A. Prerequisite(s): course 3 or Applied Mathematics and Statistics 3; or mathematics placement (MP) score of 400 or higher; or AP Calculus AB exam score of 3 or higher. (General Education Code(s): MF, IN, Q.)

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  • Calculus for Science, Engineering, and Mathematics (online)

  • MATH 19B

    Session 1

    Online only class. Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    The definite integral and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Areas, volumes. Integration by parts, trigonometric substitution, and partial fractions methods. Improper integrals. Sequences, series, absolute convergence and convergence tests. Power series, Taylor and Maclaurin series. Students cannot receive credit for both this course and course 11B, Applied Math and Statistics 11B and 15B, or Economics 11B. Prerequisite(s): course 19A or 20A or AP Calculus AB exam score of 4 or 5, or BC exam score of 3 or higher, or IB Mathematics Higher Level exam score of 5 of higher. (General Education Code(s): MF, IN, Q.)


  • Calculus for Science, Engineering, and Mathematics (online)

  • MATH 19B

    Session 2

    Online only class. Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    The definite integral and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Areas, volumes. Integration by parts, trigonometric substitution, and partial fractions methods. Improper integrals. Sequences, series, absolute convergence and convergence tests. Power series, Taylor and Maclaurin series. Students cannot receive credit for both this course and course 11B, Applied Math and Statistics 11B and 15B, or Economics 11B. Prerequisite(s): course 19A or 20A or AP Calculus AB exam score of 4 or 5, or BC exam score of 3 or higher, or IB Mathematics Higher Level exam score of 5 of higher. (General Education Code(s): MF, IN, Q.)

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  • Linear Algebra

  • MATH 21

    Session 1

    Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    Systems of linear equations matrices, determinants. Introduces abstract vector spaces, linear transformation, inner products, the geometry of Euclidean space, and eigenvalues. Students cannot receive credit for this course and Applied Mathematics and Statistics 10 or 10A. Prerequisite(s): Mathematics 11A or 19A or 20A or Applied Mathematics and Statistics 11A or 15A. (General Education Code(s): MF, Q.)


  • Linear Algebra

  • MATH 21

    Session 2

    Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    Systems of linear equations matrices, determinants. Introduces abstract vector spaces, linear transformation, inner products, the geometry of Euclidean space, and eigenvalues. Students cannot receive credit for this course and Applied Mathematics and Statistics 10 or 10A. Prerequisite(s): Mathematics 11A or 19A or 20A or Applied Mathematics and Statistics 11A or 15A. (General Education Code(s): MF, Q.)

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  • Introduction to Calculus of Several Variables

  • MATH 22

    Session 1

    Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    Functions of several variables. Continuity and partial derivatives. The chain rule, gradient and directional derivative. Maxima and minima, including Lagrange multipliers. The double and triple integral and change of variables. Surface area and volumes. Applications from biology, chemistry, earth sciences, engineering, and physics. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 23A. Prerequisite(s): course 11B or 19B or 20B or Applied Mathematics and Statistics 15B or AP calculus BC exam score of 4 or 5. (General Education Code(s): MF.)


  • Vector Calculus (online)

  • MATH 23A

    Session 1

    Online only class. Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    Vectors in n-dimensional Euclidean space. The inner and cross products. The derivative of functions from n-dimensional to m-dimensional Euclidean space is studied as a linear transformation having matrix representation. Paths in 3-dimensions, arc length, vector differential calculus, Taylor's theorem in several variables, extrema of real-valued functions, constrained extrema and Lagrange multipliers, the implicit function theorem, some applications. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 22. (Formerly Multivariable Calculus.) Prerequisite(s): course 19B or 20B or AP calculus BC exam score of 4 or 5. (General Education Code(s): MF.)


  • Vector Calculus (online)

  • MATH 23A

    Session 2

    Online only class. Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    Vectors in n-dimensional Euclidean space. The inner and cross products. The derivative of functions from n-dimensional to m-dimensional Euclidean space is studied as a linear transformation having matrix representation. Paths in 3-dimensions, arc length, vector differential calculus, Taylor's theorem in several variables, extrema of real-valued functions, constrained extrema and Lagrange multipliers, the implicit function theorem, some applications. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 22. (Formerly Multivariable Calculus.) Prerequisite(s): course 19B or 20B or AP calculus BC exam score of 4 or 5. (General Education Code(s): MF.)

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  • Vector Calculus

  • MATH 23B

    Session 2

    Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    Double integral, changing the order of integration. Triple integrals, maps of the plane, change of variables theorem, improper double integrals. Path integrals, line integrals, parametrized surfaces, area of a surface, surface integrals. Green's theorem, Stokes' theorem, conservative fields, Gauss' theorem. Applications to physics and differential equations, differential forms. (Formerly Multivariable Calculus.) Prerequisite(s): course 23A. (General Education Code(s): MF.)

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  • Ordinary Differential Equations

  • MATH 24

    Session 2

    Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    First and second order ordinary differential equations, with emphasis on the linear case. Methods of integrating factors, undetermined coefficients, variation of parameters, power series, numerical computation. Students cannot receive credit for this course and Applied Mathematics and Statistics 20. Prerequisite(s): course 22 or 23A; course 21 is recommended as preparation. 

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  • Introduction to Proof and Problem Solving

  • MATH 100

    Session 2

    Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    Students learn the basic concepts and ideas necessary for upper-division mathematics and techniques of mathematical proof. Introduction to sets, relations, elementary mathematical logic, proof by contradiction, mathematical induction, and counting arguments. Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements and course 21 and course 11A or 19A or 20A. (General Education Code(s): MF.)

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  • Complex Analysis

  • MATH 103A

    Session 2

    Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    Complex numbers, analytic and harmonic functions, complex integration, the Cauchy integral formula, Laurent series, singularities and residues, conformal mappings. (Formerly course 103.) Prerequisite(s): course 23B; and either course 100 or Computer Science 101.

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  • Real Analysis

  • MATH 105A

    Session 1

    Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    The basic concepts of one-variable calculus are treated rigorously. Set theory, the real number system, numerical sequences and series, continuity, differentiation. Prerequisite(s): course 22 or 23B and either course 100 or Computer Science 101.


  • Introduction to Number Theory

  • MATH 110

    Session 1

    Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    Prime numbers, unique factorization, congruences with applications (e.g., to magic squares). Rational and irrational numbers. Continued fractions. Introduction to Diophantine equations. An introduction to some of the ideas and outstanding problems of modern mathematics. Prerequisite(s): course 100 or Computer Science 101. (General Education Code(s): Q.)


  • Algebra

  • MATH 111A

    Session 1

    Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    Group theory including the Sylow theorem, the structure of abelian groups, and permutation groups. Prerequisite(s): course 21 or Applied Mathematics and Statistics 10 and either course 100 or Computer Science 101. 


  • Cryptography

  • MATH 134

    Session 2

    Prerequisites lifted in summer for visiting students.

    Introduces different methods in cryptography (shift cipher, affine cipher, Vigenere cipher, Hill cipher, RSA cipher, ElGamal cipher, knapsack cipher). The necessary material from number theory and probability theory is developed in the course. Common methods to attack ciphers discussed. Prerequisite(s): course 100; course 110 recommended as preparation. 

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Math Preparation

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