Introduces the basic concepts of Set Theory including: Set-theoretical paradoxes and means of avoiding them, sets, relations, functions, orders and well-orders, proof by transfinite induction and definitions by transfinite recursion, cardinal and ordinal numbers and their arithmetic, construction of the real numbers, the axiom of choice and its consequences.

credits:

3 (N-A)

semester:

Fall

prereqs:

MATH 341, 375, 421 or 521 or graduate or professional standing or member of the Pre-Masters Mathematics (Visiting International) Program