University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Dec 03, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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MATH 302 - Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning

(3 units)

Introduction to logic and methods of proof with applications to elementary set theory, algebra, and combinatorics. Emphasis on mathematical proofs.

May not be used to satisfy major requirements for either Mathematics or Nevada Teach Secondary Education and Mathematics programs.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 283  with a “C” or better.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. write cogent proofs using different methods like direct proof, indirect proof, proof by contradiction, proof by induction.
2. apply combinatorial techniques to prove results about graphs and counting problems.
3. apply algebraic reasoning to various algebraic structures.

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