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Course Description:

Explore the precise, foundational, mathematical concepts that underlie much of computer science and further studies in mathematics. Beginning with foundational mathematical concepts, including formal symbolic logic, an introduction to deductive proof, sets, relations, functions, and partial orders, this study will also encompass number theory, the Euclidean Algorithm, induction and recursion, the principles of counting and elementary probability theory, algorithms and complexity and an introduction to graph theory.

Discrete Mathematics is a key study for students interested in mathematics, applied mathematics, computer science, information systems or information technology.

Prerequisites: Excellent algebraic skills and working knowledge of mathematical notation and terminology are essential for success in this course. This essential knowledge might be gained from a course such as Pre-calculus or above. At least two semesters of undergraduate mathematics is strongly recommended.

This online course is offered through the Center for Distance Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Jan. Mar. May. Sep. Nov.

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