Spring 2022

Measure Theory and Integration

Listed in: Mathematics and Statistics, as MATH-450

Formerly listed as: MATH-42


Robert L. Benedetto (Section 01)


An introduction to Lebesgue measure and integration; topology of the real numbers; inner and outer measures and measurable set; the approximation of continuous and measurable functions; the Lebesgue integral and associated convergence theorems; the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Four class hours per week.

Requisite: MATH 355.  Professor R. Benedetto.

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Problem sets, In-class quizzes or exams, Take-home exams. Students with documented disabilities who will require accommodations in this course should be in consultation with Accessibility Services and reach out to the faculty member as soon as possible to ensure that accommodations can be made in a timely manner.

This is preliminary information about books for this course. Please contact your instructor or the Academic Coordinator for the department, before attempting to purchase these books.

ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
Measure and Integral: An Introduction to Real Analysis, 2nd edition Chapman and Hall Richard Wheeden and Antoni Zygmund Amherst Books TBD

These books are available locally at Amherst Books.


2023-24: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2010, Spring 2018, Spring 2020, Spring 2022