May 25, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

MATH 242 - Modeling for Scientists I (3 credits)


(Computer Usage) (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 160 ) (Coreq: MATH 242L ) The class is designed to introduce students to concepts in mathematical modeling and scientific computing. The course is project based, and Computer Software will be used extensively to implement models, solve problems, and visualize results. Topics include counting by enumeration, population dynamics, Newton’s method for finding roots of equations, and fractal generation. F, S.