01:640:442 - Introductory Topology II

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01:640:441-442 Introductory Topology I,II (3,3)
Math 441: Introduction to topology with emphasis on the foundations of analysis; Euclidean spaces, metric spaces, topological spaces, and their properties; applications to analysis. Math 442: Basic concepts of algebraic topology, including the fundamental group, plane curves, homotopy, and a brief introduction to homology.
Prerequisites: CALC4 and Math 311 (Analysis I) or permission of department.


Textbook:  For current textbook please refer to our Master Textbook List page


See the syllabus from 2004 or 2020 for a general idea, but be prepared for considerable variation in emphasis from one year to the next.

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