01:640:311 - Introduction to Real Analysis I

Course Description (Catalog Copy)

01:640:311 Introduction to Real Analysis I (4) 
Introduction to language and fundamental concepts of analysis. The real numbers, sequences, limits, continuity, differentiation in one variable.


  • CALC 4 and a C or better in  01:640:300 or permission of department.

Textbook (regular sections)

Textbook:  For current textbook please refer to our Master Textbook List page

311H (Honors Section)

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Course goals and exams

  • Strengthening student's understanding of
    • the results of calculus and the basis for their validity
    • the uses of deductive reasoning
  • Increasing the student's ability to
    • understand definitions
    • understand proofs
    • analyze conjectures 
    • find counter-examples to false statements,  
    • construct proofs of true statements
  • Materials to be covered:  Chapters 0,1,2,3,4 of the text book 
  • Instructors make their own midterm and final exams
  • A link to a brief syllabus, a midterm exam and  a final exam by X. Huang in the Fall semester of 2016:   ( (

2017 - Spring webpage

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