Spring 2023

Differential Equations

Listed in: Mathematics and Statistics, as MATH-260


Amanda L. Folsom (Section 01)


The study of differential equations is an important part of mathematics that involves many topics, both theoretical and practical. The course will cover first- and second-order ordinary differential equations, basic theorems concerning existence and uniqueness of solutions and continuous dependence on parameters, long-term behavior of solutions and approximate solutions. Four class hours per week.

Requisite: MATH 211 or consent of the instructor. Limited to 25 students. Spring semester. Professor Folsom.

How to handle overenrollment: Preference is given to math majors.

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, Use of computational software, In-class and take-home exams, May include quizzes, group projects, or individual project with written report and presentation.

MATH 260 - LEC

Section 01
M 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM SMUD 205
W 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM SMUD 205
F 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM SMUD 205

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
Elementary Differential Equations with Boundary Value Problems, 2nd Edition Pearson Kohler & Johnson TBD


Other years: Offered in Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2023, Fall 2024