Prerequisites

  • Only immediate prerequisites are given here; be sure to check whether the prerequisites for a given course have their own prerequisites.
  • The earlier quarters of a multiquarter course (xxx-1,2 or xxx-1,2,3) are prerequisites for the later quarters.
  • Courses equivalent to each course in our equivalents list serve as prerequisites for the same courses, whether all are listed below or not.
  • The numbers in this chart are the new math course numbers, effective Fall 2005/6.

Course Number

Course Title

Prerequisites

104-0

Introduction to Game Theory

110-0

Introduction to Mathematics I

202-0

Finite Mathematics

211-0

Short Course in Calculus

212-0

Single Variable Calculus I

dept permission

213-0

Single Variable Calculus II

212

214-0

Single Variable Calculus III

213

220-0

Differential Calculus of One Variable Functions

224-0

Integral Calculus of One Variable Functions

220

230-0

Differential Calculus of Multivariable Functions

224 or 214

234-0

Multiple Integration and Vector Calculus

230

240-0

Linear Algebra

230

250-0

Elementary Differential Equations

240

300-0

Foundations of Higher Mathematics

240

306-0

Combinatorics and Discrete Mathematics

240

308-0

Graph Theory

291-1 or 300 or 306

310-1

Probability and Stochastic Processes

234 or 290-3 or 291-3

310-2,3

Probability and Stochastic Processes

240 and 310-1

311-1,2,3

MENU: Probability and Stochastic Processes 
not just for MENU

291-3 or (234 and 300)

314-0

Probability and Statistics for Econometrics

234 or 290-3 or 291-3

320-1,2,3

Real Analysis

291-3 or (300 and (290-3 or (234 and 240)))

321-1,2,3

MENU: Real Analysis 
not just for MENU

dept permission

325-0

Complex Analysis

234 and 240

327-0

Mechanics for Mathematicians

234 and 240

330-1,2,3

Abstract Algebra

291-3 or (290-1 and 300) or (240 and 300)

331-1,2,3

MENU: Abstract Algebra 
not just for MENU

291-3 or (240 and 300)

334-0

Linear Algebra: Second Course

291-1 or 300-0

336-1,2

Introduction to the Theory of Numbers

230

340-0

Geometry

300

342-0

Introduction to Differential Geometry

(234 and 240) or 290-3 or 291-3

344-1

Introduction to Topology (1st quarter)

320-1 or 321-1

344-2

Introduction to Topology (2nd quarter)

344-1 and (330-1 or 331-1)

351-0

Fourier Analysis and Boundary Value Problems

250

353-0

Qualitative Differential Equations

250 or 360-1

354-1,2

Chaotic Dynamical Systems

240

360-1,2

MENU: Applied Analysis

290-3 or 291-3

366-1

Mathematical Models in Finance

310-1 or 311-1 or 314-0

368-0

Introduction to Optimization

(300 and 240) or 285-3 or 290-3 or 291-3

370-0

Mathematical Logic

instructor permission