This is a list of all courses offered by the Math Department.  Not all courses are offered each year.  What is provided is a general description of the courses and the prerequisites.  The actual content may vary.

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Description

This course provides an introduction to modern set theory. There is an emphasis on techniques that are applicable to other areas of mathematics. Whenever possible, examples from algebra and number theory are presented, however students are not required to have any specific knowledge of these subjects.

Prerequisites

MATH 403 or MATH 410

Topics

Zermelo-Fraenkel axioms, partially ordered sets, Zorn's lemma, equivalents of the axiom of choice, ordinal and cardinal arithmetic, filters, trees, K├Ânig's lemma, well-founded relations and transfinite induction.