**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

information.

**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.