MATH 3379 - Introduction to Higher Geometry - University of Houston
Skip to main content

MATH 3379 - Introduction to Higher Geometry

***This is a course guideline.  Students should contact instructor for the updated information on current course syllabus, textbooks, and course content***

Prerequisites: MATH 2414

Course Description: Synthetic and algebraic geometry; harmonic division, cross ratio; groups of projective transformation.

Text: Foundations of Geometry, Edition 2; Gerard Venema, Pearson. ISBN: 9780136020585


Class Format: Mainly lecture; student work at the board is encouraged. One formal presentation required and graded.


Coursework: You will be working on small in-class projects. The CourseWork handouts are in CourseWare by the notes. Please print them full size and one side only. Each day there will be at least one, if not 2 or 3, to turn in. Please do not turn in notebook paper or scraps of paper pulled from spiral binders! 

Assignments due:

  • Homework
  • Papers
  • Formal presentation


Grading: Please consult your instructor's syllabus regarding any and all grading guidelines.

Justin Dart Jr. Center Accommodations:

Academic Adjustments/Auxiliary Aids: The University of Houston System complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, pertaining to the provision of reasonable academic adjustments/auxiliary aids for students who have a disability. In accordance with Section 504 and ADA guidelines, University of Houston strives to provide reasonable academic adjustments/auxiliary aids to students who request and require them. If you believe that you have a disability requiring an academic adjustments/auxiliary aid, please visit Justin Dart Jr. Student Accessibility Center website at for more information.


Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) can help students who are having difficulties managing stress, adjusting to college, or feeling sad and hopeless. You can reach (CAPS) by calling 713-743-5454 during and after business hours for routine appointments or if you or someone you know is in crisis. No appointment is necessary for the "Let's Talk" program, a drop-in consultation service at convenient locations and hours around campus.