Fall 2023

Introduction to Analysis

Listed in: Mathematics and Statistics, as MATH-355


Gregory S. Call (Section 02)
Jessica Sidman (Section 01)


Completeness of the real numbers; topology of n-space including the Bolzano-Weierstrass and Heine-Borel theorems; sequences, properties of continuous functions on sets; infinite series, uniform convergence. 

Requisite: MATH 211 and either MATH 271 or 272, or consent of the instructor. Students with a grade of B+ or lower in linear algebra are encouraged to take another 200-level course with proofs before taking MATH 355.

Limited to 25 students. The Department. 

How to handle overenrollment: Preference is given to seniors who have taken MATH 350. Students may be moved to another section that fits their course schedule.

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 or take-home quizzes or exams, May include in-class group work.

MATH 355 - 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

Section 02
M 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM SMUD 205
W 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM SMUD 205
F 2:00 PM - 2:50 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.

Section(s) ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
All Understanding Analysis (2nd Edition) New York: Springer, 2015 Abbott, Stephen Amherst Books TBD

These books are available locally at Amherst Books.


Other years: Offered in Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2023, Fall 2024, Spring 2025