Discrete Mathematics

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Discrete Mathematics

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    1. Calculus I & II: basic proof techniques, di erentiation, and integration, vectors, multi-variable and vector-valued functions, basic di erential equations, etc.
    2. Set Theory (or you are taking it this semester).
    3.  Linear Algebra I (or you are taking it this semester).

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Overview
    The purpose of this course is to understand and use abstract discrete structures with an emphasis on learning mathematical reasoning, problem-solving skills, and the basic language of formal mathematics.

    1. We plan to cover Enumeration, Graph theory, and Design theory.
    2. We will discuss miscellaneous topics from games, puzzles, combinatorics, algorithms, etc.
    3. You will be asked to practice some basic computer skills.

    Texts and References

    • A First Course in Discrete Mathematics by Ian Anderson, 2002 (available in e-book/pdf formats at KU library)

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

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Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.