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An introduction to and overview of the discipline of mathematics and the mathematical community. Readings, discussion, and written work focus on building mature mathematical reasoning skills and understanding the mathematical community, both past and present. Careers in mathematics and related fields are considered, and attention is given to the idea of Christian vocation and how faith and mathematical thought inform each other. (Offered spring semester only.) 
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Required Course Materials: 
The Study of Mathematics: Developing a Mature Understanding of Mathematical Thought with Consideration of Christian Faith and Vocation, course packet written by Doug Phillippy, 2013 (third draft)

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Revised: October 2013 (textbook); Spring 2010