MATH 2010S Intersections of Mathematics and Society: Hidden Figures


Campus: Columbus
Terms offered: Autumn Semester
Sites: Columbus


This course examines the intersections of race, gender, and mathematics as it relates to the accomplishments of the African-American mathematicians featured in the book. We analyze how mathematics and the advancement of American society were intertwined from WWII to the Space Race and focus on understanding the mathematical tools used by human computers and scientists at Langley during this time.

Prereq: A grade of C- or above in 1148 and 1149; or a grade of C- or above in 1150; or Math Placement Level L.

GE service learning course.