MATH 641 Number Theory (Graduate)

In this course, students are expected to prove theorems in elementary number theory; apply number theoretic concepts to solve various types of problems; communicate (through both writing and speaking) about various topics in elementary number theory using appropriate notation and terminology. This course will cover various topics in number theory such as divisibility, modular arithmetic, arithmetic functions, continued fractions, and cryptology.

Prerequisite: 24 hours of math, including calculus

Related Offerings:
MATH 603 Fundamental Concepts of Algebra (Winter/Spring 2025)
MATH 604 Fundamentals of Geometry (Summer II 2025)
MATH 605 Problem Solving In Mathematics (Winter/Spring 2024)
MATH 621 Technology for Teaching Mathematics (Fall 2024)
MATH 641 Number Theory & Applications (Fall 2023)
STAT 638 Fundamental Models of Statistical Inference (Summer II 2024)

University of Southern Indiana

Semester: Full Fall 2023

Instructor: Dr. Misty Ostergaard

Credit Hours: 3 Graduate

Date: 8/21/23 – 12/15/23

Location: Online

Teacher Level: Grades 9-12

Graduate Certificate Available: No

Master’s Completion Option: Yes

MATH 641 Syllabus

Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction

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