01:640:361 - Set Theory

General Information

Catalogue listing for SET THEORY (3):
Introduction to set theory. The set-theoretic foundactions of mathematics, including the construction of the real number system, countable and uncountable sets, cardinal numers, and ordinals, the axiom of choice.
Prerequisite: 01:640:300 and either 01:640:250 or CALC3, or permission of department

Note: This course makes extensive use of the proof writing skills students develop in Math 300. Students who need further pratice with these skills are adviced to take Math 311 before taking Math 361, if possible


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

This course is taught every Fall term.

Schedule of Sections

Previous semesters:

  • Fall 2010, Prof. Cherlin
  • Fall 2009, Prof. Cherlin
  • Fall 2008. Prof. Deloro
  • Fall 2007. Prof. Weibel: MW 4th period (1:40-3 PM) in BECK 201 (Livingston campus)
  • Fall 2006: Prof. Schleimer

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