Academic Catalog

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS

General Information on Undergraduate Program

One of the main objectives in the undergraduate program is to offer a well balanced education in mathematics. With the purpose of maximizing flexibility and the number of options for a well rounded development of the student the undergraduate curriculum contains a large number of electives.

Undergraduate Curriculum


FIRST YEAR

First Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PHYS111 PHYSICS I (MECHANICS) 5 4 2 7.5
MATH111 FUNDAMENTALS OF MATHEMATICS 3 3 0 4.5
MATH115 ANALYTIC GEOMETRY 3 3 0 4.5
MATH153 CALCULUS FOR MATHEMATICS STUDENTS I 5 4 2 7.5
ENG101 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES I 4 4 1 6.0

Second Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PHYS112 PHYSICS II (ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM) 5 4 2 7.5
MATH112 DISCRETE MATHEMATICS 3 3 0 4.5
MATH116 BASIC ALGEBRAIC STRUCTURES 3 3 0 4.5
MATH154 CALCULUS FOR MATHEMATICS STUDENTS II 5 4 2 7.5
ENG102 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES II 4 4 1 6.0
IS100 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS 0 0 2 1.0

SECOND YEAR

Third Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
MATH251 ADVANCED CALCULUS I 4 4 0 10.0
MATH261 LINEAR ALGEBRA I 4 4 0 10.0
CENG230 INTRODUCTION TO C PROGRAMMING 3 2 2 4.0
ENG211 ACADEMIC ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS 3 3 1 4.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HIST2201 0 2 0 2.0
HIST2205 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION I 0 2 0 2.0

Fourth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
MATH252 ADVANCED CALCULUS II 4 3 2 10.0
MATH254 DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 4 4 0 7.0
MATH262 LINEAR ALGEBRA II 4 4 0 9.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HIST2202 0 2 0 2.0
HIST2206 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION II 0 2 0 2.0
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

THIRD YEAR

Fifth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
MATH349 INTRODUCTION TO MATHEMATICAL ANALY. 4 4 0 9.0
MATH353 COMPLEX CALCULUS 4 4 0 8.0
MATH367 ABSTRACT ALGEBRA 4 3 2 9.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
TURK105 TURKISH I 0 4 0 2.0
TURK201 ELEMENTARY TURKISH 0 2 0 2.0
TURK303 TURKISH I 0 2 0 2.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

Sixth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
MATH358 PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 4 4 0 10.0
MATH371 DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY 4 4 0 9.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
TURK106 TURKISH II 0 4 0 2.0
TURK202 INTERMEDIATE TURKISH 0 2 0 2.0
TURK304 TURKISH II 0 2 0 2.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            FREE ELECTIVE

FORTH YEAR

Seventh Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            FREE ELECTIVE

Eighth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            FREE ELECTIVE
            FREE ELECTIVE

h/w = hours per week