
The following courses are offered by Engineering Online, the Distance Education Division of NC State's College of Engineering. The SEMESTER notation indicates past and tentative future scheduling.

COURSE 

TITLE 
SEMESTER 
MA 501 

Advanced Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists I 
Spring, Fall 

Survey of mathematical methods for engineers and scientists. Ordinary differential equations, series solutions, and the method of Frobenius; Fourier series, Fourier integral, and Fourier transforms; special functions, SturmLiouville theory, and eigenfunction expansion; partial differential equations and separation of variables. Applications to engineering and science. 3 credit hours. Not for credit by mathematics majors. 


MA 502 

Advanced Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists II 
Fall 

A first year graduate course introducing multivariable calculus, vector analysis, line and surface integrals, integral theorems; complex function theory, complex integrals and residues; linear algebra, determinants, and matrices. The emphasis will be solution techniques of classical problems in these topic areas as a bridge to further work. Applications to engineering and science. 3 credit hours

MA 591 

Fundamentals of Linear Algebra and Differential Equations 
Fall 

This course covers topics from linear algebra and multivariable calculus. The computational and theoretical linear algebra topics include linear transformations, matrix algebra, bases, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, and first and second order differential equations. Topics from multivariable calculus include multivariable functions, differentiation, Taylor’s theorem, optimization and the Inverse Function Theorem. This course is a graduate level survey of the aforementioned topics for engineers and scientists. Not for credit for current math majors. 3 credit hours
