MTH 280 - College Geometry

Course Description

Effective: 2018-01-01

Presents topics in Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries chosen to prepare individuals for teaching geometry at the high school level or for other areas of study applying geometric principles. Studies Euclid's geometry and its limitations, axiomatic systems, techniques of proof, and Hilbert's geometry, including the parallel postulates for Euclidean, hyperbolic, and elliptic geometries.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Presents topics in Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries chosen to prepare individuals for teaching geometry at the high school level or to other areas of study applying geometric principles.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Completion of MTH 263, Calculus I with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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