Math 451: Intro to Topology

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Catalog Information


Introduction to Topology.

(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)



W (even years)


Math 341.


Developing topological concepts, beginning from a linear setting. Developing proofs or counterexamples from axioms to a structured sequence of topological propositions using only notes provided.

Desired Learning Outcomes


Minimal learning outcomes

1. Students should demonstrate an ability to write and present mathematical proofs beyond that learned in Math 290.

2. Students should demonstrate understanding of the following concepts by proving theorems about them: linear ordering, connectedness, continuity, open and closed sets, density, compactness, local connectedness, local compactness.


Possible textbooks for this course include (but are not limited to):

Additional topics

Courses for which this course is prerequisite