Advanced Geometry

About This Course

Course Name/Code: Advanced Geometry, ASMA 335

Catalog Description: Examines concepts of Euclidean and non-Euclidean Geometries. Students will use the computer program Geometer’s Sketchpad to discover the logic of Geometry. The Students will make predictions and Sketchpad to confirm or refute their predictions.

Prerequisites: ASMA 143 and non-math majors or minors must have consent of instructor.

Credits: 3

Required Text(s): Please use the online campus bookstore to locate required textbooks for the course. Make sure that you search using the correct course code and look for the course with the “OL” suffix in the drop-down list. (See Textbook Ordering Help.)

Course Workload Preview

The following preview of anticipated course workload is subject to instructor change.

  • Expand your ability to visualize and reason about geometric ideas.
  • Use inductive reasoning to make conjectures and use deductive reasoning.
  • Learn and understand Euclid¹s postulates and mathematical system.
  • Use Analytical Geometry as a tool to solve geometric problems, and develop a realization of the relationships between Algebra and Geometry.
  • Expand your geometric reasoning to other geometries.
  • Understand the basic concepts of transformational geometry.
  • Understand symmetries using Sketchpad.