454 Modern Algebra II
The topics are: polynomial rings, unique factorization, irreducible polynomials;
Sylow theorems, solvability of polynomial equations; Galois theory; and the Jordan
canonical form. Prerequisite: MATH 354. Three credits. Not offered 2017-2018;
next offered 2018-2019.
462 Complex Variables
Topics include complex numbers, elementary functions, series and integration,
Laurent series, and residue theory. Prerequisites: MATH 221 or 367 and 222 or
361. Three credits. Not offered 2017-2018; next offered 2018-2019.
466 Real Analysis II
Material includes: topology of Euclidean nspace; differentiation; Riemann Stieltjes
integration; limits and continuity in n-dimensions; differentiation of nonlinear
transformations; and the implicit function theorem. Prerequisite: MATH 366. Three
credits. Offered 2017-2018 and in alternate years.
471 Topics in Mathematics
This course will cover current mathematical topics such as graph theory, multivalued
logic, dynamical systems, optimization theory, point set topology or mathematical
finance. Three credits. See https://www.mystfx.ca/math-stats/mathematics-courses for more
481 Partial Differential Equations
The study of special functions and partial differential equations, including the wave,
heat, and Laplace equations in various coordinate systems. Prerequisites: MATH
254 and 221 or 367 and MATH 267 or 222. Three credits. Offered 2017-2018 and
in alternate years.
491 Senior Seminar
Cross-listed as CSCI 491 and MATH 491.The purpose of this non-credit course
is to assist students in carrying out research, composition, and oral presentation.
Students will present a project topic in the fall term and their project in the spring.
Attendance at departmental seminars is mandatory. No credit.
493 Senior Thesis
Students will prepare and present a thesis based on original research conducted
under the supervision of a faculty member. Required for honours students; permitted
for advanced major students. Three credits.