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    Vassar College
   
 
  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
Catalogue 2017-2018

Mathematics and Statistics Department


Chair: John McCleary;

Professors: Natalie Priebe Frank, Benjamin Lotto (and Dean of Studies), John McCleary, Charles Steinhorn;

Associate Professor: Ming-Wen An, Kariane Calta, Jan Cameron;

Assistant Professors: Jingchen (Monika) Hub, Adam Lowrancea, Benjamin Morin;

Visiting Assistant Professor: Lisa Lowrance.

a On leave 2017/18, first semester

b On leave 2017/18, second semester

AP: Students receiving one unit of AP credit based on either the AB or BC Mathematics AP Examination or the calculus credit examination administered by the Department of Mathematics may not be granted credit for MATH 121 . Students receiving one unit of AP credit based on the Statistics AP Examination may not be granted credit for MATH 141 .

Advanced Course Placement: The department recommends that students who have earned a 4 or 5 on the BC examination enroll in  MATH 220 . Students with a 5 on the AB examination or a 3 on the BC examination generally are advised to elect MATH 220  also, after conferring with the department. Students with a 4 on the AB examination ordinarily are advised to enroll in MATH 127  but should consult with the department.

Programs

Major

Correlate Sequence in Mathematics

Courses

Mathematics and Statistics: I. Introductory

Mathematics and Statistics: II. Intermediate

Prerequisites for all intermediate courses: MATH 126  and MATH 127 , or permission of the department, unless otherwise indicated.

Mathematics and Statistics: III. Advanced

Prerequisites for all advanced courses:  MATH 220  and MATH 221 , or permission of the department, unless otherwise indicated.