Catalog Description: 
Topics in Euclidean and nonEuclidean geometry. (Offered spring semester, odd years.)

Prerequisites: 
MATH 261 Linear Algebra

Required Course Materials: 
 Saul Stahl, A Gateway to Modern Geometry: The Poincare HalfPlane, 2^{nd} edition,
Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2008 (ISBN: 0763753815)
 Timothy Feeman, Portraits of the Earth: A Mathematician Looks at Maps, American Mathematical Society publication, 2002 (ISBN 9780821832554)

Course Coordinator: 
Angela C. Hare, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics

Course Audience: 
Juniors and seniors majoring in Mathematics

Course Objectives: 
This course is designed to teach the foundations of nonEuclidean geometry, as well as applications of the field of geometry to applied problems.

Topics: 
 Spherical Trigonometry (maps and mapmaking)
 The Hyperbolic Plane (Poincaré Model)
 Graph Theory (a subfield of Discrete Geometry)

