Schedule of Classes — Undergraduate and Graduate / Spring 2020 / 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 #6558; students who should register for CONT 450a Parttime Graduate Research should use sage class #6556; 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 #6554, 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  

4716  MATH 3A 1 
Explorations in Math: A Course for Educators
[ sn ] Instructor's Signature Required. 
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex106 
Open
Consent Req. 23 / 24 / 0 
Abramson, Marcie F  View Books  
3016  MATH 5A 1 
Precalculus Mathematics
See Course Catalog for Special Notes. 
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM AbelsonBassYalem Physics 126 Recitation: F 2:00 PM–3:20 PM Goldsmith300 
Open
9 / 20 / 0 
Rao, Anurag  View Books  
3060 
MATH
8A
1
Syllabus 
Introduction to Probability and Statistics
[ qr sn ] 
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM Goldsmith300 
Closed
46 / 44 / 10 
Peretti, Gail A.  View Books  
3018 
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 M
M,W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM Goldsmith Math 317 Recitation: F 2:00 PM–3:50 PM Gerstenzang 123 
Open
24 / 25 / 0 
Merrill, Keith  View Books  
3020 
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 A1
M,W,Th 8:00 AM–8:50 AM Goldsmith Math 317 Recitation: F 2:00 PM–3:50 PM Gerstenzang 123 
Open
17 / 25 / 0 
Xin, Yu  View Books  
3022  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 C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM Goldsmith Math 317 Recitation: F 2:00 PM–3:50 PM Gerstenzang 123 
Closed
25 / 25 / 0 
Liang, Shizhe  View Books  
3024  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 E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex119 Recitation: F 2:00 PM–3:50 PM Gerstenzang 123 
Open
21 / 25 / 0 
Chen, Shujian  View Books  
3056 
MATH
10A
5
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 J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex119 Recitation: 2:00 PM–3:50 PM Gerstenzang 123 
Open
20 / 25 / 0 
Stine, Charles Ransome  View Books  
3070  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 L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM Goldsmith300 F 2:00 PM–3:50 PM Gerstenzang 123 
Open
23 / 25 / 0 
Montague, Ian A  View Books  
3026 
MATH
10B
1
Syllabus 
Techniques of Calculus (b)
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. 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 Recitation: F 2:00 PM–3:50 PM Gerstenzang 121 
Open
13 / 25 / 0 
Gollamudi, Tarakaram  View Books  
7797 
MATH
10B
2
Syllabus 
Techniques of Calculus (b)
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. 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 D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM Goldsmith300 Recitation: F 2:00 PM–3:50 PM Gerstenzang 121 
Open
23 / 25 / 0 
Zheng, Jiajie  View Books  
3028  MATH 10B 3 
Techniques of Calculus (b)
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. 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 F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM Goldsmith Math 317 Recitation: F 2:00 PM–3:50 PM Gerstenzang 121 
Open
12 / 25 / 0 
Ding, Changxin  View Books  
3030  MATH 10B 4 
Techniques of Calculus (b)
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. 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 E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM Goldsmith Math 317 Recitation: F 2:00 PM–3:50 PM Gerstenzang 121 
Open
15 / 25 / 0 
Wang, Kewen  View Books  
3032 
MATH
15A
1
Syllabus 
Applied Linear Algebra
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. 
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM Gerstenzang 121 
Closed
46 / 60 / 9 
Krishna, Rahul  View Books  
8670 
MATH
15A
2
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
47 / 60 / 0 
Park, Youngmin  View Books  
7937  MATH 16B 1 
Applied Linear Algebra Practicum
[ dl oc ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
W
3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Farber 101A 
Open
6 / 30 / 0 
Wilmes, John  View Books  
8028  MATH 16B 2 
Applied Linear Algebra Practicum
[ dl oc ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Th
3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Farber 101A 
Open
18 / 30 / 0 
Wilmes, John  View Books  
3034 
MATH
20A
1
Syllabus 
Multivariable Calculus
[ sn ] Prerequisites: MATH 10a and b and MATH 15a, or placement by examination. Students may take Math 20a or 22b for credit, but not both. Students may not take MATH 10a or 10b or 15a concurrently with MATH 20a. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. 
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM Rosenstiel Basic Med118 
Open
40 / 60 / 0 
Ruberman, Daniel  View Books  
4208  MATH 20A 2 
Multivariable Calculus
[ sn ] Prerequisites: MATH 10a and b and MATH 15a, or placement by examination. Students may take Math 20a or 22b for credit, but not both. Students may not take MATH 10a or 10b or 15a concurrently with MATH 20a. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. 
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM OlinSang Amer Civ Ctr101 
Open
22 / 60 / 0 
Adler, Mark A  View Books  
3062 
MATH
22B
1
Syllabus 
Honors Linear Algebra and Multivariable Calculus, Part II
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. 
M,W
2:00 PM–3:50 PM
Goldsmith Math 317 
Open
7 / 999 / 0 
Kleinbock, Dmitry  View Books  
3054  MATH 23B 1 
Introduction to Proofs
[ sn wi ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM Goldsmith Math 226 
Open
14 / 44 / 0 
Huang, An  View Books  
8027  MATH 23B 2 
Introduction to Proofs
[ sn wi ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block B
M,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM Goldsmith300 
Open
36 / 44 / 0 
Krishna, Rahul  View Books  
3036  MATH 36B 1 
Mathematical Statistics
[ qr sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM AbelsonBassYalem Physics 131 
Open
61 / 999 / 0 
Adler, Mark A  View Books  
7938 
MATH
80B
1
Syllabus 
Puzzles, Games and Graphs
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 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. 
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex119 
Closed
24 / 25 / 16 
Levear, Duncan
MorrisWright, Rose 
View Books  
(100199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students 

Class #  Course #  Course Title  Time Location 
Enrl / Lim / Wait  Instructor(s)  View Books  
7798  MATH 100A 1 
Introduction to Algebra, Part I
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM Goldsmith300 
Open
21 / 999 / 0 
Lian, Bong  View Books  
7799 
MATH
104A
1
Syllabus 
Introduction to Topology
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM Goldsmith300 
Open
24 / 999 / 0 
Charney, Ruth  View Books  
7800 
MATH
110B
1
Syllabus 
Introduction to Real Analysis, Part II
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM Goldsmith Math 317 
Open
3 / 999 / 0 
Pham, Lam  View Books  
8026  MATH 115A 1 
Introduction to Complex Analysis
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block B
M,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM Gerstenzang 124 
Open
29 / 999 / 0 
Kim, Yoosik  View Books  
8013  MATH 123A 1 
Principles of Mathematical Modeling and Applications to Biology
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM Gerstenzang 121 
Open
24 / 999 / 0 
Touboul, Jonathan  View Books  
7802  MATH 126A 1 
Introduction to Stochastic Processes and Models
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block M
M,W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM Gerstenzang 122 
Open
68 / 999 / 0 
Touboul, Jonathan  View Books  
7801  MATH 131B 1 
Algebra II
[ sn ] 
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM Goldsmith Math 226 
Open
11 / 999 / 0 
Huang, An  View Books  
3064  MATH 141B 1 
Complex Analysis
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM AbelsonBassYalem Physics 126 
Open
12 / 999 / 0 
Bellaiche, Joel  View Books  
3068 
MATH
151B
1
Syllabus 
Topology II
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM AbelsonBassYalem Physics 126 
Open
11 / 999 / 0 
Bregman, Corey J.  View Books  
7932  MATH 162A 1 
Numerical Methods for Scientific Computing
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex119 
Open
13 / 999 / 0 
Fai, Thomas  View Books  
(200 and above) Primarily for Graduate Students 

Class #  Course #  Course Title  Time Location 
Enrl / Lim / Wait  Instructor(s)  View Books  
6542 
MATH
200A
1
Syllabus 
SecondYear Seminar

Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM Goldsmith Math 226 
Open
4 / 999 / 0 
Bernardi, Olivier  View Books  
7840  MATH 203B 1 
Topics in Number Theory

Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM Math Dept Conference Room 
Open
5 / 999 / 0 
Offen, Omer  View Books  
7804 
MATH
224B
1
Syllabus 
Lie Groups

Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM AbelsonBassYalem Physics 126 
Open
6 / 999 / 0 
Pham, Lam  View Books  
7805  MATH 250B 1 
Complex Algebraic Geometry II

Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM Goldsmith Math 226 
Open
9 / 999 / 0 
Igusa, Kiyoshi  View Books  
CrossListed in Mathematics 

Class #  Course #  Course Title  Time Location 
Enrl / Lim / Wait  Instructor(s)  View Books  
1892  COSI 130A 1 
Introduction to the Theory of Computation
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM OlinSang Amer Civ Ctr101 
Open
101 / 999 / 0 
Di Lillo, Antonella  View Books  
4450 
ECON
184B
1
Syllabus 
Econometrics
[ dl qr ss ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. Section reads closed and students should choose the demand list option. Enrollment for all students will be by demand list only. 
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM Pollack Fine Arts 001 Recitation: W 6:30 PM–8:20 PM Golding Judaica Center110 
Closed
38 / 0 / 5 
Goodman, Joshua  View Books  
4452  ECON 184B 2 
Econometrics
[ dl qr ss ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. Section reads closed and students should choose the demand list option. Enrollment for all students will be by demand list only. 
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM Lemberg Academic Center 055 Recitation: W 6:30 PM–8:20 PM Pollack Fine Arts 001 
Closed
21 / 0 / 5 
Akbari, Mahsa  View Books  
4454  ECON 184B 3 
Econometrics
[ dl qr ss ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. Section reads closed and students should choose the demand list option. Enrollment for all students will be by demand list only. 
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM Lemberg Academic Center 055 W 6:30 PM–8:20 PM Pollack Fine Arts 001 
Closed
23 / 0 / 2 
Akbari, Mahsa  View Books  
CrossListed in Applied Mathematics 

Class #  Course #  Course Title  Time Location 
Enrl / Lim / Wait  Instructor(s)  View Books  
4682 
CHEM
142A
1
Syllabus 
Quantum Mechanics and Spectroscopy
[ sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex106 
Open
9 / 999 / 0 
Gieseking, Rebecca  View Books  
1890  COSI 21A 1 
Data Structures and the Fundamentals of Computing
[ dl sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM OlinSang Amer Civ Ctr101 Recitation: W 6:30 PM–9:20 PM Schwartz Hall 112 
Open
113 / 999 / 0 
Di Lillo, Antonella  View Books  
8161 
COSI
132B
1
Syllabus 
Networked Information Systems
[ ss ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. Instructor's Signature Required. 
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM AbelsonBassYalem Physics 126 
Open
Consent Req. 28 / 50 / 0 
Papaemmanouil, Olga  View Books  
4434  ECON 80A 1 
Microeconomic Theory
[ ss ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. 
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies002 M 6:30 PM–8:20 PM Pollack Fine Arts 001 
Closed
42 / 30 / 6 
Shiller, Benjamin  View Books  
4436 
ECON
80A
2
Syllabus 
Microeconomic Theory
[ ss ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. 
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM Golding Judaica Center110 M 6:30 PM–8:20 PM Golding Judaica Center110 
Closed
41 / 30 / 8 
Habibi, Nader  View Books  
7962  ECON 181B 1 
Game Theory and Economic Applications
[ ss ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. Section reads closed and students should choose the demand list option. Enrollment for all students will be by demand list only. 
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM Pollack Fine Arts 001 
Closed
36 / 0 / 11 
Sa, Nelson  View Books  
4450 
ECON
184B
1
Syllabus 
Econometrics
[ dl qr ss ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. Section reads closed and students should choose the demand list option. Enrollment for all students will be by demand list only. 
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM Pollack Fine Arts 001 Recitation: W 6:30 PM–8:20 PM Golding Judaica Center110 
Closed
38 / 0 / 5 
Goodman, Joshua  View Books  
4452  ECON 184B 2 
Econometrics
[ dl qr ss ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. Section reads closed and students should choose the demand list option. Enrollment for all students will be by demand list only. 
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM Lemberg Academic Center 055 Recitation: W 6:30 PM–8:20 PM Pollack Fine Arts 001 
Closed
21 / 0 / 5 
Akbari, Mahsa  View Books  
4454  ECON 184B 3 
Econometrics
[ dl qr ss ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. See Course Catalog for Special Notes. Section reads closed and students should choose the demand list option. Enrollment for all students will be by demand list only. 
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM Lemberg Academic Center 055 W 6:30 PM–8:20 PM Pollack Fine Arts 001 
Closed
23 / 0 / 2 
Akbari, Mahsa  View Books  
1176 
NBIO
136B
1
Syllabus 
Computational Neuroscience
[ dl sn ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM Gerstenzang 124 
Open
38 / 999 / 0 
Miller, Paul  View Books  
Courses of Related Interest 

Class #  Course #  Course Title  Time Location 
Enrl / Lim / Wait  Instructor(s)  View Books  
1172  BIOL 51A 1 
Biostatistics
[ dl sn ] PostBaccalaureate Premedical Program students should email Laura Woolf, lwoolf@brandeis.edu, for a consent code to enroll. 
Block B
M,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM Schwartz Hall 112 
Open
118 / 140 / 0 
Piasta, Kene  View Books  
7810  PHIL 138B 1 
Philosophy of Mathematics
[ hum ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. 
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103 
Open
13 / 999 / 0 
Yourgrau, Palle  View Books  