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)  

3694  MATH 5A 1 
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 
Open
0 / 20 / 0 
Torrey, Rebecca S  
3695  MATH 5A 2 
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 
Open
0 / 20 / 0 
Staff  
3696  MATH 5A 3 
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 
Open
1 / 20 / 0 
Staff  
3697  MATH 8A 1 
Introduction to Probability and Statistics
[ qr sn ] 
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM 
Open
39 / 44 / 0 
Staff  
3650  MATH 10A 1 
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 
Open
6 / 25 / 0 
Staff  
3652  MATH 10A 2 
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 
Open
19 / 25 / 0 
Staff  
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 
Open
22 / 25 / 0 
Staff  
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 
Open
7 / 25 / 0 
Staff  
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 
Open
1 / 25 / 0 
Staff  
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 
Open
3 / 25 / 0 
Staff  
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 
Open
4 / 25 / 0 
Staff  
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 
Open
4 / 25 / 0 
Staff  
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 
Open
2 / 25 / 0 
Staff  
3676  MATH 10B 1 
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 
Open
10 / 25 / 0 
Merrill, Keith  
3678  MATH 10B 2 
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 
Open
2 / 25 / 0 
Staff  
3680  MATH 10B 3 
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 
Open
6 / 25 / 0 
Staff  
3682  MATH 10B 4 
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 
Open
2 / 25 / 0 
Staff  
3688  MATH 10B 5 
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 
Open
5 / 25 / 0 
Staff  
10861  MATH 14B 1 
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 
Closed
20 / 20 / 6 
Zhuang, Yan  
3666  MATH 15A 1 
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 
Open
20 / 60 / 0 
Matveev, Konstantin  
10877  MATH 15A 2 
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 
Open
9 / 60 / 0 
Staff  
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 
Open
18 / 60 / 0 
Bregman, Corey J.  
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 
Open
32 / 60 / 0 
Staff  
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–4:20 PM
Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM 
Open
Consent Req. 0 / 999 / 0 
Lian, Bong  
3674  MATH 23B 1 
Introduction to Proofs
[ sn wi ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block M
M,W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM 
Closed
44 / 44 / 0 
Offen, Omer  
10878  MATH 23B 2 
Introduction to Proofs
[ sn wi ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM 
Open
7 / 44 / 0 
Staff  
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 
Closed
50 / 50 / 5 
Huang, An  
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 
Open
45 / 999 / 0 
Bernardi, Olivier  
3672  MATH 36A 1 
Probability
[ qr sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM 
Closed
104 / 105 / 12 
Merrill, Keith  
3698  MATH 39A 1 
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 
Open
30 / 999 / 0 
Matveev, Konstantin  
(100199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students 

Class #  Course #  Course Title  Time Location 
Enrl / Lim / Wait  Instructor(s)  
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 
Open
21 / 999 / 0 
Offen, Omer  
3712  MATH 104A 1 
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 
Open
32 / 999 / 0 
Charney, Ruth  
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 
Open
29 / 999 / 0 
Mayer, Alan  
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 
Open
5 / 999 / 0 
Bellaiche, Joel  
3706  MATH 140A 1 
Geometric Analysis
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for Special Notes. See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM 
Open
2 / 999 / 0 
Staff  
3702  MATH 141A 1 
Real Analysis
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for Special Notes. See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM 
Open
3 / 999 / 0 
Adler, Mark A  
3714  MATH 151A 1 
Topology I
[ sn ] 
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM 
Open
4 / 999 / 0 
Charney, Ruth  
(200 and above) Primarily for Graduate Students 

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

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

Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM 
Open
1 / 999 / 0 
Lian, Bong  
6022  MATH 221B 1 
Topics in Topology

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

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

Class #  Course #  Course Title  Time Location 
Enrl / Lim / Wait  Instructor(s)  
3993  COSI 190A 1 
Introduction to Programming Language Theory
[ sn ] 
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM 
Open
11 / 999 / 0 
Mairson, Harry  
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. Signature of Ms. Leslie Yancich required to add during final registration. 
Lecture:
Block G T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM W 6:30 PM–8:20 PM 
Closed
36 / 0 / 29 
Brainerd, Elizabeth  
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. Signature of Ms. Leslie Yancich required to add during final registration. 
Lecture:
Block H T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM W 6:30 PM–8:20 PM 
Closed
33 / 0 / 32 
Brainerd, Elizabeth  
3790  NPHY 115A 1 
Dynamical Systems
[ sn ] 
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM 
Open
14 / 999 / 0 
Epstein, Irv  
6023  PHYS 123A 1 
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 
Open
8 / 999 / 0 
Baskaran, Arvind  
Courses of Related Interest 

Class #  Course #  Course Title  Time Location 
Enrl / Lim / Wait  Instructor(s)  
3513  BIOL 107A 1 
Data Analysis and Statistics Workshop
[ qr sn ] 
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM 
Closed
45 / 32 / 0 
Van Hooser, Stephen D.  
3360  PHIL 138B 1 
Philosophy of Mathematics
[ hum ] 
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM 
Open
9 / 999 / 0 
Yourgrau, Palle  