Catalog Details

Course Catalog

MG5820 - Topics in Number Theory for Middle/Secondary School Teachers

Credits: 2 - 4
This course is repeatable.

Topics in this course vary, but may focus on one or more of the following topics, which are traditionally found in the middle/secondary mathematics curriculum, such as prime numbers, mathematical induction, the Euclidean algorithm, divisibility and complex numbers. Other topics explored may include Peano’s Postulates, Fermat’s Last Theorem and the Well-Ordering Principle. A standard text on the topic will be used when appropriate. Students may repeat the course with a different topic as its focus with the permission of the department chair.

*All course information is from the 2016-2017 Catalog.