Undergraduate Courses

MA 415, Introduction to Numerical Methods

Catalog Description

Derivation and analysis of approximate methods for the solution of nonlinear equations, interpolation and integration of functions, and techniques for the solution of systems of linear equations and for approximating solutions of elementary differential equations. Emphasis is placed on obtaining an intuitive understanding of both the problem at hand and the numerical method used to solve it.


MA 244, Introduction to Linear Algebra and MA 201, Calculus C, and CS 121, and one MA course at the 300-level or above.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Hours

Grading System

This course is graded A, B, C, D, F. The grade typically depends on a combination of class tests, homework assignments, quizzes, and a comprehensive final exam.