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MATH 605: Discrete/Finite Mathematics for Teachers

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credits: 3


Thorough understanding of high school algebra assumed. Discusses finite mathematics in juxtaposition to continuous ideas of calculus. Topics may consist of elementary counting and combinatorics including recursion and difference equations and their analogy to calculus; thorough discussion of probability and central measures of statistics; and graph theory and its connection to geometry. Notes: Background in mathematics desirable but not necessary. Offered by Mathematics. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Corequisite: Open only to inservice math teachers at the middle or secondary level, or by permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.