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MATH 350 Ordinary Differential Equations

This course develops the more advanced mathematical tools necessary for an in-depth analysis of dynamic models. Topics include first order differential equations, first order systems, linear systems, nonlinear systems and numerical methods.


Special information

Note: Students whose prerequisites are not identified by the system should contact the Math and Statistics Department for an override at
4 Undergraduate credits

Effective August 1, 1998 to present

Meets graduation requirements for

Learning outcomes


  • Demonstrate their ability to use the appropriate techniques and tools from differential equations to provide exact and qualitative solutions for problems arising in physics, science and engineering applications.
  • Demonstrate their ability to write coherent mathematical and scientific arguments needed in solving differential equations and related application problems.
  • Demonstrate their understanding of how natural laws are described by differential equations and dynamical systems.
  • Solve problems in ordinary differential equations, dynamical systems, stability theory and a number of applications to scientific and engineering problems.