Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: MTH                                     Course Number: 306                                    
Course Title: Set Theory
Subject: Mathematics
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course is designed to provide students with a through knowledge of notations, concepts, and language of set theory. The axiomatic basis of set theory will be presented, as will operations relations and functions, and composites. The Axiom of Choice, Zorn's Lemma, and the Well-Ordering Principle will be discussed. Ordinal and transfinite recursion, and ordinal arithmetic will be explored. The Schroeder-Bernstein Theorem will be presented, as will countability, cardinality and cardinal arithmetic.

Prerequisite: MTH 206 or Permission of Chairperson
  • 3 class hours.

Start Date:    02/27/2012                         End Date: