Loyola University Chicago

Mathematics and Statistics

MATH 301: History of Mathematics

Course Details
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites:

MATH 132 or 162.  MATH 201 is recommended.

Description:  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.