01:640:300 - Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning

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01:640:300 Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning (3)
Fundamental abstract concepts common to all branches of mathematics. Special emphasis placed on ability to understand and construct rigorous proofs. Prerequisite: 250 or 251 or 291 or permission of department.

This course is specifically intended to help Mathematics majors prepare for 640:311, 640:350, 640:351 and other proof-oriented courses. 
It is required for any mathematics major who is not already experienced in doing mathematical proofs.

Students need to obtain a C or better in 640:300 in order to be eligible to take 640:311, 640:350, or 640:351.

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