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Change Course Proposal
MTH 452/MTH 552 NUMERICAL SOLUTIONS OF ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

Status: Pending Review - Curriculum Council Chair

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1. Review - College Approver - Science

Approved by Henri Jansen Assoc Dean-Acdmc & StudAffairs / College of Science Admin, May 13, 2019 4:50pm

2. Review - Curriculum Coordinator

Approved by Cheryl Hagey Administrative Program Assist / Acad Prgms/Assess/Accred, May 14, 2019 11:22am

Comments

Cheryl Hagey (Curriculum Coordinator) May 14, 2019 11:22am
SUMMARY: This CHANGE proposal seeks to update the Prereqs of this course.

APA has
1) Changed the Course Long Title from "Numerical Solution Ordinary De" TO "Numerical Solutions of Ordinary Differential Equations."
 
All Components are met per the Faculty Senate Curriculum Council guidelines.

Please note the Catalog Year policy for submission deadlines.  Here is the policy for your convenience http://apa.oregonstate.edu/pop/catalog-year

3. Review - Graduate Committee - Science (M-Z)

Approved by Yuan Jiang Assistant Professor / Statistics (Science), June 6, 2019 2:09pm

4. Review - Graduate Council Chair

Approved by John Becker-Blease Associate Dean / College of Business Dept, June 18, 2019 3:45pm

Comments

John Becker-Blease (Graduate Council Chair) June 18, 2019 3:45pm
No concerns.

5. Review - CC Rep - Science (M-Z)

Approved by Richard Nafshun Senior Instructor II / Chemistry, June 19, 2019 7:19am

Comments

Richard Nafshun (CC Rep - Science (M-Z)) June 19, 2019 7:19am
Please review the comment from David Roundy

6. Review - Curriculum Council Chair

Pending Review

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Academic Programs; Catalog Coordinator

Proposal

Proposal ID: 106793
Type: Change Course
Submission Date: May 8, 2019 3:50pm
Effective Term: Summer 2019
Justification:
This proposal makes two modifications to the list of required prerequisites for MTH 452.

The first modification is the addition of MTH 253 (Infinite Series and Sequences) to the list. Currently, the prerequisites for MTH 452 allow a student to enter the course without exposure to Taylor series; however, Taylor's theorem is needed in MTH 452 to derive error estimates. MTH 253 will expose a student to Taylor series and Taylor's theorem before taking MTH 452.

The second modification is in response to the Math department's recent decision to replace the 10-week, 4 credit course MTH 306 (Matrix and Power Series Methods) with two 5-week, 2 credit courses: MTH 264 (Introduction to Matrix Algebra) and MTH 265 (Introduction to Series). Accordingly, this proposal replaces MTH 306 with (MTH 264 and MTH 265) in the list of prerequisites for MTH 452.

After these two modifications, the prerequisites for MTH 452 ensure that a student entering the course has been exposed to ODEs (through MTH 256), matrix algebra (through MTH 306 or MTH 341 or MTH 264) and infinite series (through MTH 306 or MTH 253 or MTH 265).

This change of prerequisites for MTH 452 has been discussed extensively and approved by the Math department's Numerical Analysis Curricular Group and Undergraduate Curriculum Committee.
Comments:
In response to Professor David Roundy's comment: While both MTH 256 and its equivalent honors section 256H (similarly MTH 264/264H, MTH 265/265H, and MTH 306/306H) are listed among the "enforced prerequisites” in the proposal, the category “prerequisite logic” clarifies that only one of the two courses is required.

Originators

Name Title Department/School
Elaine Cozzi Associate Professor Mathematics

Contacts

Name Title Department/School
William Bogley Department Head Mathematics

Liaisons

Liaison Status Required
William Bogley - Department Head / Mathematics
This has been approved by our Undergraduate Committee. I support.
(Responded on May 8, 2019)
Responded Yes
John Bolte - Department Head / Biol & Ecol Engineering
Expired Yes
Carlos Jensen - Assoc Dean-Undergrad Prog / College of Engineering
OK
(Responded on Apr 24, 2019)
Responded Yes
Brett Jeter - Head Advisor / College of Engineering
No objections.
(Responded on May 2, 2019)
Responded Yes
Ben Lee - Professor / Sch Elect Engr/Comp Sci
Expired Yes
David McIntyre - Associate Professor / Physics
looks good
(Responded on Apr 22, 2019)
Responded Yes
David Roundy - Associate Professor / Physics
It looks like it now requires both MTH 254 and MTH 254H, etc?

I presume this is a typo. The syllabus make it clear that these are alternatives.

Also, don't honors sections automatically satisfy any prereq for the same course number?
(Responded on Apr 19, 2019)
Responded Yes
Heidi Schellman - Department Head / Physics
Looks good
(Responded on Apr 22, 2019)
Responded Yes
Thomas Weller - School Head / Sch Elect Engr/Comp Sci
OK for EECS
(Responded on Apr 21, 2019)
Responded Yes
Dorthe Wildenschild - Professor / Sch of Chem/Bio/Envr Eng
Expired Yes

Course Information

Designator/Course #: MTH 452 
CIP Code: 270101
Title:
NUMERICAL SOLUTIONS OF ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS Updated 
College/Department or College/School:
College of Science / Mathematics  

Credits: 3  
Max Credits to Graduation: 3   

Short Title: NUMERICAL SOLUTION ORDINARY DE  
Grading Mode: A-F (includes I, W, R, S/U)  
Courses Taught Schedule:
every winter term

Schedule Types: Lecture; Final Exam  
Campus Location: Corvallis Campus 

Description:
Numerical solution of initial-value problems using Runge-Kutta methods and linear multistep methods; introduction to boundary-value problems. Analysis of stability, accuracy, and implementation of methods. All courses used to satisfy MTH prerequisites must be completed with C- or better.

Course Relationships

Designator Title Minimum Grade/Score
Enforced Prerequisites Updated
MTH 264 INTRODUCTION TO MATRIX ALGEBRA C-
MTH 264H INTRODUCTION TO MATRIX ALGEBRA C-
MTH 265 INTRODUCTION TO SERIES C-
MTH 265H INTRODUCTION TO SERIES C-
MTH 253 INFINITE SERIES AND SEQUENCES C-
MTH 256 APPLIED DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS C-
MTH 256H APPLIED DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS C-
MTH 306 MATRIX & POWER SERIES METHODS C-
MTH 306H MATRIX & POWER SERIES METHODS C-
MTH 341 LINEAR ALGEBRA I C-
Prerequisite Logic
(MTH 256 or MTH 256H) and ((MTH 306 or MTH 306H) or MTH 341 or (MTH 264 or MTH 264H)) and (MTH 253 or (MTH 265 or MTH 265H))
Unenforced Requisites
MTH 351 or MTH 451 or MTH 551
Corequisites
None
Equivalent Courses
None
Slash Courses Updated
MTH 552 NUMERICAL SOLUTION ORDINARY DE
Crosslisted Courses
None

Documents

File Name File Size Comment Date Added
MTH452-552Syllabus.pdf 63.41 Kb Apr 19, 2019 11:58 am
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