Monday | Wednesday | Friday | ||||||

W E E K # 1 |
Aug 22 | Aug 24 | Aug 26 | |||||

Chapter I | Chapter VII | Chapter XI | ||||||

Mathematics along Seven Pre-Historic River Cultures |
Numbers and Systems of Enumeration |
The Development of Arithmetic |
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W E E K # 2 |
Aug 29 | Aug 31 | Sep 2 | |||||

Chapter II | Chapter II | Chapter II | ||||||

Early Greek Mathematics: The Pythagorean School |
Early Greek Geometry: Pythagoras and Thales |
Early Greek Logic: Zeno of Elea |
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W E E K # 3 |
Sep 5 | Sep 7 | Sep 9 | |||||

Labor Day | Chapter III | Chapter III | ||||||

(No Classes Scheduled) | The Influence of Athens | From Anaxagorus to Aristotle |
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W E E K # 4 |
Sep 12 | Sep 14 | Sep 16 | |||||

Chatper IV | Chatper IV | Chatper IV | ||||||

The Library at Alexandria |
Euclid and Apollonius |
Heron, Menelaus, Pappus, and Proclus |
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W E E K # 5 |
Sep 19 | Sep 21 | Sep 23 | |||||

Review for Test # 1 | Test # 1 Chapters I-IV, VII, XI |
Chapter V | ||||||

Mathematics during the Roman Empire |
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W E E K # 6 |
Sep 26 | Sep 28 | Sep 30 | |||||

Chapter VI | Chapter VIII | Chapter VIII | ||||||

Mathematics during the Byzantine Empire |
Western Europe, 600-1200 |
The Development of the University System |
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W E E K # 7 |
Oct 3 | Oct 5 | Oct 7 | |||||

Chapter IX | Chapter IX | Chapter IX | ||||||

The Rise of Arabic Mathematicians |
The Invention of Algebra |
Contributions of Hindu Mathematicians |
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W E E K # 8 |
Oct 10 | Oct 12 | Oct 14 | |||||

Fall Break | Chapter X | Chapter XI | ||||||

(No Classes Scheduled) | Arithmetic and Algorithms |
Napier's Invention of Logarithms |
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W E E K # 9 |
Oct 17 | Oct 19 | Oct 21 | |||||

Chapter XII | Review for Test # 2 | Test # 2 Chapters V-XII |
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Leonardo de Pisa (Fibonacci) |
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W E E K # 10 |
Oct 24 | Oct 26 | Oct 28 | |||||

Chapter XIII | Chapter XIV | Chapter XV | ||||||

Mathematics during the Renaissance |
Descartes and Analytic Geometry |
Scientific Contributions to Mathematics |
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W E E K # 11 |
Oct 31 | Nov 2 | Nov 4 | |||||

Chapter XVI | Chapter XVII | Chapter XVIII | ||||||

Newton and Leibnitz |
The Calculus Controversy |
Euler and the Bernoulli Family |
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W E E K # 12 |
Nov 7 | Nov 9 | Nov 11 | |||||

Chapters XVIII-XIX | Chapter XIX | David Hilbert's Problems for the Twentieth Century |
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Gauss and Riemann |
Non-Euclidean Geometry |
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W E E K # 13 |
Nov 14 | Nov 16 | Nov 18 | |||||

Functional Analysis, Set Theory and Logic, Graph Theory |
The Millenium Problems | Review for Test # 3 | ||||||

W E E K # 14 |
Nov 21 | Nov 24 | Nov 26 | |||||

Test # 3 Chapters XIII-XIX and Beyond |
Thanksgiving Break | Thanksgiving Break | ||||||

(No classes are scheduled) | (No classes are scheduled) | |||||||

W E E K # 15 |
Nov 28 | Nov 30 | Dec 2 | |||||

Review Tests # 1 and 2 | Review Tests # 2 and 3 | First Day of Final Exams |
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Final Exam: Monday, December 5, 10:30–12:30 | ||||||||