Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009
COURSE: 13-320 Topics in Geometry (4)
Students explore Euclid’s geometry, its history, its strengths and weaknesses, advanced problems and its impact on the development of geometry. This latter topic includes axiomatic systems and the nature of proof, the parallel axiom, non-Euclidean geometries, projective geometry, and transformation geometry. Prerequisite: 13-201. Offered: Spring, even-numbered years, RMVL.