MAT 360 
Geometric Structures 
Spring 2003 
MWF 11:35-12:30, SB Union 236 

Prof. Claude LeBrun.
Office hours:
MF 1:30 -- 2:30, Math Tower 3-108.
W 1:30 -- 2:30, Math Tower P-143.

This course will develop and contrast Euclidean geometry with more exotic geometries. Topics will include projective, affine, Euclidean, and non-Euclidean geometries.

Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Geometry
by Patrick J. Ryan,
Cambridge University Press, 1986.

In order to take this course, you must have passed the following courses with a grade of C or higher: MAT 203 or 205 or AMS 261; and MAT 211 or AMS 210. MAT 200 is also a prerequisite, but this requirement may be waived at the discretion of the professor.

There will be one mid-term exam and a final. These two exams will determine half your grade.
The other half of your grade will be based on your homework.

The final exam will take place on
Monday, May 19, from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm.

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DSS advisory. If you have a physical, psychiatric, medical, or learning disability that may affect your ability to carry out the assigned course work, please contact the office of Disabled Student Services (DSS), Humanities Building, room 133, telephone 632-6748/TDD. DSS will review your concerns and determine what accommodations may be necessary and appropriate. All information and documentation of disability is confidential.