Schedule of Classes — Undergraduate and Graduate / Fall 2017 / Mathematics
Notes for Graduate Students
Continuation Class Please refer to the University Bulletin for specific details regarding registration. Students who should register for CONT 500a Fulltime Graduate Research should use sage class #7918; students who should register for CONT 450a Parttime Graduate Research should use sage class #7917; students who should register for CONT 200a Extended Master's Research should print out the add/drop form, from http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/forms/docs/forms/add_drop.pdf, use sage class #7913, obtain the program administrator's signature, and submit to the Registrar's Office Kutz 121. Part time master's students are not to enroll in CONT 200a, rather they should consult with the Registrar's Office. To view course description, please click on the course # link.
Notes for Undergraduate Students
To view course description, please click on the course # link.
(199) Primarily for Undergraduate Students 

Class #  Course #  Course Title  Time Location 
Enrl / Lim / Wait  Instructor(s)  View Books  

3694 
MATH
5A
1
Syllabus 
Precalculus Mathematics
See Course Catalog for Special Notes. For the online placement exam please see http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/newstudent/testing.html There are no demand lists for MATH 5a. Students who are closed out of their first choice should enroll in another section. Unaccommodated students should attend the first class meeting of a section that fits into their schedule. The instructor will clarify the process for enrolling in MATH 5a on the first day of class. 
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM AbelsonBassYalem Physics 126 
Open
14 / 20 / 0 
Torrey, Rebecca S  View Books  
3695 
MATH
5A
2
Syllabus 
Precalculus Mathematics
See Course Catalog for Special Notes. For the online placement exam please see http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/newstudent/testing.html There are no demand lists for MATH 5a. Students who are closed out of their first choice should enroll in another section. Unaccommodated students should attend the first class meeting of a section that fits into their schedule. The instructor will clarify the process for enrolling in MATH 5a on the first day of class. 
Block B
M,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM Goldsmith Math 116 
Open
5 / 20 / 0 
Kim, Moses  View Books  
3696 
MATH
5A
3
Syllabus 
Precalculus Mathematics
See Course Catalog for Special Notes. For the online placement exam please see http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/newstudent/testing.html There are no demand lists for MATH 5a. Students who are closed out of their first choice should enroll in another section. Unaccommodated students should attend the first class meeting of a section that fits into their schedule. The instructor will clarify the process for enrolling in MATH 5a on the first day of class. 
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM Goldsmith Math 117 
Open
14 / 20 / 0 
Levear, Duncan  View Books  
3697 
MATH
8A
1
Syllabus 
Introduction to Probability and Statistics
[ qr sn ] 
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM Goldsmith300 
Open
27 / 44 / 0 
Lemus, Cristobal  View Books  
3650 
MATH
10A
1
Syllabus 
Techniques of Calculus (a)
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. There are no demand lists for MATH 10a. Students who are closed out of their first choice should enroll in another section. Unaccommodated students should attend the first class meeting of a section that fits into their schedule. The instructor will clarify the process for enrolling in MATH 10a on the first day of class. For the online placement exam please see http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/newstudent/testing.html 
Block B
M,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM Goldsmith Math 117 
Open
18 / 25 / 0 
Hanson, Eric J  View Books  
3652 
MATH
10A
2
Syllabus 
Techniques of Calculus (a)
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. There are no demand lists for MATH 10a. Students who are closed out of their first choice should enroll in another section. Unaccommodated students should attend the first class meeting of a section that fits into their schedule. The instructor will clarify the process for enrolling in MATH 10a on the first day of class. For the online placement exam please see http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/newstudent/testing.html 
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM Goldsmith Math 117 
Open
21 / 25 / 0 
MorrisWright, Rose  View Books  
3654  MATH 10A 3 
Techniques of Calculus (a)
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. There are no demand lists for MATH 10a. Students who are closed out of their first choice should enroll in another section. Unaccommodated students should attend the first class meeting of a section that fits into their schedule. The instructor will clarify the process for enrolling in MATH 10a on the first day of class. For the online placement exam please see http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/newstudent/testing.html 
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM Goldsmith300 
Open
21 / 25 / 0 
Skenderi, Mishel  View Books  
3656  MATH 10A 4 
Techniques of Calculus (a)
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. There are no demand lists for MATH 10a. Students who are closed out of their first choice should enroll in another section. Unaccommodated students should attend the first class meeting of a section that fits into their schedule. The instructor will clarify the process for enrolling in MATH 10a on the first day of class. For the online placement exam please see http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/newstudent/testing.html 
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM AbelsonBassYalem Physics 126 
Open
16 / 25 / 0 
Liu, Qing  View Books  
3658  MATH 10A 5 
Techniques of Calculus (a)
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. There are no demand lists for MATH 10a. Students who are closed out of their first choice should enroll in another section. Unaccommodated students should attend the first class meeting of a section that fits into their schedule. The instructor will clarify the process for enrolling in MATH 10a on the first day of class. For the online placement exam please see http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/newstudent/testing.html 
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM Goldsmith300 
Open
13 / 25 / 0 
Gupta, Abhishek  View Books  
3660  MATH 10A 6 
Techniques of Calculus (a)
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. There are no demand lists for MATH 10a. Students who are closed out of their first choice should enroll in another section. Unaccommodated students should attend the first class meeting of a section that fits into their schedule. The instructor will clarify the process for enrolling in MATH 10a on the first day of class. For the online placement exam please see http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/newstudent/testing.html 
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM Goldsmith Math 317 
Open
12 / 25 / 0 
Zhou, Ying  View Books  
3662  MATH 10A 7 
Techniques of Calculus (a)
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. There are no demand lists for MATH 10a. Students who are closed out of their first choice should enroll in another section. Unaccommodated students should attend the first class meeting of a section that fits into their schedule. The instructor will clarify the process for enrolling in MATH 10a on the first day of class. For the online placement exam please see http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/newstudent/testing.html 
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM Goldsmith Math 317 
Open
21 / 25 / 0 
Pathak, Aritro  View Books  
3664  MATH 10A 8 
Techniques of Calculus (a)
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. There are no demand lists for MATH 10a. Students who are closed out of their first choice should enroll in another section. Unaccommodated students should attend the first class meeting of a section that fits into their schedule. The instructor will clarify the process for enrolling in MATH 10a on the first day of class. For the online placement exam please see http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/newstudent/testing.html 
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM Goldsmith Math 117 
Open
24 / 25 / 0 
Krumpak, McKee  View Books  
3684  MATH 10A 9 
Techniques of Calculus (a)
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. There are no demand lists for MATH 10a. Students who are closed out of their first choice should enroll in another section. Unaccommodated students should attend the first class meeting of a section that fits into their schedule. The instructor will clarify the process for enrolling in MATH 10a on the first day of class. For the online placement exam please see http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/newstudent/testing.html 
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM Goldsmith Math 226 
Open
9 / 25 / 0 
Larsen, Zachary Thomas  View Books  
3676 
MATH
10B
1
Syllabus 
Techniques of Calculus (b)
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for Special Notes. See Course Catalog for prerequisites. There are no demand lists for MATH 10B. Students who are closed out of their first choice should enroll in another section. Unaccommodated students should attend the first class meeting of a section that fits into their schedule. The instructor will clarify the process for enrolling in MATH 10b on the first day of class. For the online placement exam please see http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/newstudent/testing.html 
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM Goldsmith Math 117 
Open
22 / 25 / 0 
Merrill, Keith  View Books  
3678 
MATH
10B
2
Syllabus 
Techniques of Calculus (b)
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for Special Notes. See Course Catalog for prerequisites. There are no demand lists for MATH 10B. Students who are closed out of their first choice should enroll in another section. Unaccommodated students should attend the first class meeting of a section that fits into their schedule. The instructor will clarify the process for enrolling in MATH 10b on the first day of class. For the online placement exam please see http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/newstudent/testing.html 
Block B
M,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM Goldsmith Math 226 
Open
17 / 25 / 0 
Lemus, Cristobal  View Books  
3680 
MATH
10B
3
Syllabus 
Techniques of Calculus (b)
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for Special Notes. See Course Catalog for prerequisites. There are no demand lists for MATH 10B. Students who are closed out of their first choice should enroll in another section. Unaccommodated students should attend the first class meeting of a section that fits into their schedule. The instructor will clarify the process for enrolling in MATH 10b on the first day of class. For the online placement exam please see http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/newstudent/testing.html 
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM Goldsmith300 
Open
24 / 25 / 0 
Ma, Langte  View Books  
3682 
MATH
10B
4
Syllabus 
Techniques of Calculus (b)
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for Special Notes. See Course Catalog for prerequisites. There are no demand lists for MATH 10B. Students who are closed out of their first choice should enroll in another section. Unaccommodated students should attend the first class meeting of a section that fits into their schedule. The instructor will clarify the process for enrolling in MATH 10b on the first day of class. For the online placement exam please see http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/newstudent/testing.html 
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM Goldsmith Math 226 
Open
11 / 25 / 0 
Gollamudi, Tarakaram  View Books  
3688 
MATH
10B
5
Syllabus 
Techniques of Calculus (b)
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for Special Notes. See Course Catalog for prerequisites. There are no demand lists for MATH 10B. Students who are closed out of their first choice should enroll in another section. Unaccommodated students should attend the first class meeting of a section that fits into their schedule. The instructor will clarify the process for enrolling in MATH 10b on the first day of class. For the online placement exam please see http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/newstudent/testing.html 
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM Goldsmith Math 117 
Open
16 / 25 / 0 
Rock, Job  View Books  
10861 
MATH
14B
1
Syllabus 
Cryptology
[ sn ] The instructor of this course has been awarded a University Prize Instructorship (UPI). These prestigious awards give exceptional doctoral students from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences the opportunity to design and teach an upperdivision course in their field of research. Enrollment in this course is open to undergraduate students only. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. 
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM AbelsonBassYalem Physics 126 
Closed
20 / 20 / 0 
Zhuang, Yan  View Books  
3666 
MATH
15A
1
Syllabus 
Applied Linear Algebra
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. 
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM Gerstenzang 121 
Open
53 / 60 / 0 
Matveev, Konstantin  View Books  
10877 
MATH
15A
2
Syllabus 
Applied Linear Algebra
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. 
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM Gerstenzang 122 
Open
57 / 60 / 0 
Murray, Devin Ansel Michael  View Books  
3668  MATH 20A 1 
Multivariable Calculus
[ sn ] Prerequisites: MATH 10a and b or placement by examination.Students may not take MATH 10a or 10b concurrently with MATH 20a. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block B
M,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM Goldsmith300 
Open
36 / 60 / 0 
Bregman, Corey J.  View Books  
3690  MATH 20A 2 
Multivariable Calculus
[ sn ] Prerequisites: MATH 10a and b or placement by examination.Students may not take MATH 10a or 10b concurrently with MATH 20a. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block M
M,W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM Gerstenzang 124 
Open
53 / 60 / 0 
KadicGaleb, Aida  View Books  
3670  MATH 22A 1 
Honors Linear Algebra and Multivariable Calculus, Part I
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. MATH 22 placement test can be found at: http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/newstudent/docs/placement/math22a_placement%202013.pdf Instructor's Signature Required. 
M,W
3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Goldsmith Math 116 Th 2:00 PM–2:50 PM Goldsmith Math 116 
Open
Consent Req. 7 / 999 / 0 
Lian, Bong  View Books  
3674  MATH 23B 1 
Introduction to Proofs
[ sn wi ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block M
M,W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM Goldsmith Math 317 
Open
36 / 44 / 0 
Offen, Omer  View Books  
10878  MATH 23B 2 
Introduction to Proofs
[ sn wi ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM Goldsmith300 
Open
28 / 44 / 0 
KadicGaleb, Aida  View Books  
3699  MATH 28B 1 
Introduction to Rings and Fields
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM Golding Judaica Center101 
Open
48 / 50 / 0 
Huang, An  View Books  
3686  MATH 35A 1 
Advanced Calculus and Fourier Analysis
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM Gerstenzang 124 
Open
45 / 999 / 0 
Bernardi, Olivier  View Books  
3672 
MATH
36A
1
Syllabus 
Probability
[ qr sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM Gerstenzang 121 
Open
103 / 105 / 0 
Merrill, Keith  View Books  
3698 
MATH
39A
1
Syllabus 
Introduction to Combinatorics
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. 
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM Goldsmith Math 317 
Open
29 / 999 / 0 
Matveev, Konstantin  View Books  
(100199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students 

Class #  Course #  Course Title  Time Location 
Enrl / Lim / Wait  Instructor(s)  View Books  
3708  MATH 100A 1 
Introduction to Algebra, Part I
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. 
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM Goldsmith Math 317 
Open
20 / 999 / 0 
Offen, Omer  View Books  
3712 
MATH
104A
1
Syllabus 
Introduction to Topology
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. 
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM Goldsmith300 
Open
29 / 999 / 0 
Charney, Ruth  View Books  
3704  MATH 110A 1 
Introduction to Real Analysis, Part I
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. 
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM Goldsmith300 
Open
23 / 999 / 0 
Mayer, Alan  View Books  
3700  MATH 131A 1 
Algebra I
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for Special Notes. See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block M
M,W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM Goldsmith Math 117 
Open
16 / 999 / 0 
Bellaiche, Joel  View Books  
3706 
MATH
140A
1
Syllabus 
Geometric Analysis
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for Special Notes. See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM Goldsmith Math 117 
Open
11 / 999 / 0 
Zhao, Jingyu  View Books  
3702 
MATH
141A
1
Syllabus 
Real Analysis
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for Special Notes. See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM Goldsmith Math 117 
Open
16 / 999 / 0 
Adler, Mark A  View Books  
3714 
MATH
151A
1
Syllabus 
Topology I
[ sn ] 
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM Goldsmith Math 117 
Open
12 / 999 / 0 
Charney, Ruth  View Books  
(200 and above) Primarily for Graduate Students 

Class #  Course #  Course Title  Time Location 
Enrl / Lim / Wait  Instructor(s)  View Books  
3715  MATH 204A 1 
T.A. Practicum

Block W
M,W 6:30 PM–7:50 PM Goldsmith Math 116 
Open
14 / 999 / 0 
Torrey, Rebecca S  View Books  
3716  MATH 211A 1 
Topics in Differential Geometry and Analysis I

Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM TBA 
Open
3 / 999 / 0 
Lian, Bong  View Books  
6022 
MATH
221B
1
Syllabus 
Topics in Topology

Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM Goldsmith Math 116 
Open
11 / 999 / 0 
Bregman, Corey J.  View Books  
3718  MATH 250A 1 
Complex Algebraic Geometry I

Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM Goldsmith Math 116 
Open
3 / 999 / 0 
Mayer, Alan  View Books  
CrossListed in Mathematics 

Class #  Course #  Course Title  Time Location 
Enrl / Lim / Wait  Instructor(s)  View Books  
3993 
COSI
190A
1
Syllabus 
Introduction to Programming Language Theory
[ sn ] 
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex119 
Open
8 / 999 / 0 
Mairson, Harry  View Books  
6104  ECON 184B 1 
Econometrics
[ qr ss ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for corequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. Economics majors with senior standing enroll via a separate registration; enrollment for all other students during March registration will be by waitlist only. Priority will be given to declared Economics majors. Nonmajors may be dropped. 
Lecture:
Block G T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM Pollack Fine Arts 001 W 6:30 PM–8:20 PM OlinSang Amer Civ Ctr101 
Closed
40 / 30 / 0 
Brainerd, Elizabeth  View Books  
6130  ECON 184B 2 
Econometrics
[ qr ss ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for corequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. Economics majors with senior standing enroll via a separate registration; enrollment for all other students during March registration will be by waitlist only. Priority will be given to declared Economics majors. Nonmajors may be dropped. 
Lecture:
Block H T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM Pollack Fine Arts 001 W 6:30 PM–8:20 PM OlinSang Amer Civ Ctr101 
Closed
41 / 30 / 0 
Brainerd, Elizabeth  View Books  
3790  NPHY 115A 1 
Dynamical Systems
[ sn ] 
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM AbelsonBassYalem Physics 229 
Open
16 / 999 / 0 
Epstein, Irv  View Books  
6023 
PHYS
123A
1
Syllabus 
Computational Modeling for Physical Sciences
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for corequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. Recommended Corequisite: EL 94a1 (6024) F 2:00 PM–3:50 PM. The Computational Modeling Lab EL 94a1 is strongly recommended particularly for students who lack a strong background in programming. Implementation of computational methods in the form of a computer program is an integral part of the course. The programming aspects will only be covered in EL 94a. 
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM Carl J. Shapiro ScienceCtrGL14 
Open
15 / 999 / 0 
Baskaran, Arvind  View Books  
Courses of Related Interest 

Class #  Course #  Course Title  Time Location 
Enrl / Lim / Wait  Instructor(s)  View Books  
3513  BIOL 107A 1 
Data Analysis and Statistics Workshop
[ qr sn ] 
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM Farber 101A 
Closed
49 / 32 / 0 
Van Hooser, Stephen D.  View Books  
3360 
PHIL
138B
1
Syllabus 
Philosophy of Mathematics
[ hum ] 
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM OlinSang Amer Civ Ctr104 
Open
9 / 999 / 0 
Yourgrau, Palle  View Books  