Loyola University Chicago

Mathematics and Statistics

MATH 301: History of Mathematics

Credit Hours



MATH 132 or 162.  MATH 201 is recommended.


This course explores selected topics in the history of mathematics ranging from Babylonian and Egyptian mathematics to Pythagoras and Euclid to the Hindu-Arabic numeration system to Newton and Leibniz to geometries other that Euclid's to the mathematical art of Escher.