Fall 2024

Differential Equations

Listed in: Mathematics and Statistics, as MATH-260


Joe Kraisler (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.

Requisite: MATH 211 or consent of the instructor. Limited to 25 students. Fall semester.

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.

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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