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University of Houston-Victoria



Mathematical Science (MATH)

MATH 6300:     Selected Topics in Mathematical Sciences

Cr. 3 per semester or more than 3 by concurrent enrollment. Prerequisite(s): MATH 2413 or consent of instructor.
Study of selected topics in Mathematical Sciences.  May be repeated with approval of school dean.

MATH 6310:    Chaos, Fractals and Dynamic Systems

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): MATH 2414 or 7 s.h. of calculus.
Study of dynamical systems. Topics include linear systems, fixed points, chaos, fractals and complex dynamic systems.

MATH 6311:    Combinatorics and Number Theory

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): MATH 4310 or 3362 or equivalent.
Theory of numbers and combinatorics and their applications. The topics include: fundamental theorem of arithmetic, general counting methods, generating functions, recurrence, inclusion-exclusion, and network algorithms.

MATH 6312:    Multivariate Statistical Analysis

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): MATH 3391 or 4391 or equivalent.
Multivariate hypothesis testing and estimation, multivariate analysis of variance, factor analysis, multidimensional scaling and principal components.

MATH 6313:    Abstract Algebra

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): MATH 4310 or 3362 or equivalent.
Study of those topics that make up the core of algebra with applications. Topics include: groups, rings, fields, modules, ideals and Galois theory.

MATH 6314:    Computational Methods in Bioinformatics

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): MATH 3362, MATH 3391, or instructor’s permission.
This course will introduce basic computational techniques for mainstream bioinformatics problems.