MATH 4389 - Survey of Undergraduate Mathematics - University of Houston
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MATH 4389 - Survey of Undergraduate Mathematics

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


Prerequisites: MATH 3331, 3333, and three hours of 4000-level Mathematics

Catalog Course Description: A review of some of the most important topics in the undergraduate mathematics curriculum.

Textbook: Instructor's lecture notes. There is no assigned text for the course. You will be provided with pdf files of course materials.

Learning Objectives:

As the course title indicates, this is a review and survey of topics in the undergraduate mathematics curriculum that are studied in other courses. The course is organized as a set of 2 to 3 week modules in calculus, linear algebra, differential equations, analysis, abstract algebra, and probability. At the end of the course, students are required to take the Major Field Test in mathematics, a national test administered in the University Testing Center. See the "policies" statement below for how the test affects your grade.


Course Syllabus:

You need to create an account at CASA ( to access class material and quizzes. I will post videos for each module at CASA; watch them and start working on the corresponding quizzes/homework. Do not wait until the end of the semester to watch them; I assume you watch them in a timely manner, according to class schedule. This is not a self-paced course.


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


*Note: Students should visit their instructor's website for Course Structure and Grading Policies, as this information is typically included in the instructor's syllabus. This is a course guideline and is merely an example of what the course structure may be and therefore, should be confirmed with the instructor. Students should contact the instructor for the updated information on current course syllabus, textbooks, and course content.

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