# MATH-UA 251 Introduction to Mathematical Modeling

4 points. Offered in the fall and the spring.

## Course Description

Formulation and analysis of mathematical models. Mathematical tool include dimensional analysis, optimization, simulation, probability, and elementary differential equations. Applications to biology, sports, economics, and other areas of science. The necessary mathematical and scientific background will be developed as needed. Students will participate in formulating models as well as in analyzing them.

## Prerequisites

MATH-UA 123 Calculus III or MATH-UA 213 Math for Economics III (for Economics majors) with a grade of C or better, and MATH-UA 140 Linear Algebra with a grade of C or better, or permission of the instructor.