## Change Course Proposal

MTH 452/MTH 552 NUMERICAL SOLUTIONS OF ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

### Status: Pending Review - Curriculum Council Chair

### 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

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

### 4. Review - Graduate Council Chair

#### Comments

*John Becker-Blease (Graduate Council Chair) June 18, 2019 3:45pm*

No concerns.

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

#### 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*

### More Queued Reviews (2)

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.

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

Original Course:
MTH 452 NUMERICAL SOLUTION ORDINARY DE

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

Programs Requiring

this Course:

this Course:

- Computational Physics - BA, BS, CRED, HBA, HBS
- Mathematical Sciences - BS, CRED, HBS
- Applied and Computational Mathematics
- Statistics
- Mathematical Biology
- Mathematical Biology
- Computer Systems
- Mathematics - BS, CRED, HBS
- Mathematics - BS, CRED, HBS
- Applied and Computational Mathematics
- Ecological Engineering - BS, CRED, HBS
- Ecological Engineering - BS, CRED, HBS
- Mathematics - BS, CRED, HBS
- Mathematical Biology
- Statistics

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

### Documents

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

Cheryl Hagey (Curriculum Coordinator) May 14, 2019 11:22amAPA 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