Syllabus Math 414


Math 414. Mathematical Logic

Text: Ebbinghaus, J.-D., Flum, J., Thomas, W., Mathematical Logic, 2nd edition

Introduction to the formalization of mathematics and the study of axiomatic systems; expressive power of logical formulas; detailed treatment of propositional logical and predicate logic; compactness theorem and Godel completeness theorem, with applications to specific mathematical theories; algorithmic aspects of logical formulas. Proofs are emphasized in this course, which can serve as an introduction to abstract mathematics and rigorous proof; some ability to do mathematical reasoning required.

3 or 4 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. 4 hours of credit requires approval of the instructor and department with completion of additional work of substance. Prerequisite: MATH 347 or MATH 348 or equivalent experience.

This course satisfies the General Education Criteria for:
UIUC: Quant Reasoning II