Methods of Proof in Mathematics

Methods of Proof in Mathematics

Course Description

This course is an introduction to abstract mathematics, with an emphasis on the techniques of mathematical proof (direct, contradiction, conditional, contraposition). Topics to be covered include logic, set theory, relations, functions and cardinality.
Prerequisite: Calculus l, Calculus ll, Calculus lll

Note: This course is proof based. All homework assignments, exams and the final are graded by the instructor.

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Course Name: Methods of Proof in Mathematics

Course Code: None

Credit: 0


A certificate of completion is issued from Omega Math. This course under the non-credit option does not go through one of our partner universities; thus, a transcript is not included with the course.


If you would like to take this class for personal enrichment, the non-credit course is the exact same class as the credit course; it is just less expensive since it is not sent through our partner university for credit. If you want to transfer the course to your college, you will need to enroll under the semester credit option. If you would like pre-approval from your school, please send your counselor or registrar's office the link to this page. The non-credit courses can also be used to learn the material and then receive credit at a home college using Credit by Examination. (K-12 use)

Enrollment Schedule:

Enroll any day of the year, and start that same day. Students have five months of access, plus a 30 day extension at the end if needed. Students can finish the self-paced courses as soon as they are able. Most students finish the lower level courses in 4 - 8 weeks. The upper level math classes, such as Calculus and above, usually take students 3-4 months. (Note: The 30-day extension cannot take your total course time six months beyond the date of enrollment. At the end of the six months, we must post a grade with the university.)

Required Textbook:

Mathematical Proofs: A Transition to Advanced Mathematics (3rd Edition)

- Chartrand, Gary; Polimeni, Albert; Zhang, Ping
- Textbook ISBN-10: 0321797094
- Textbook ISBN-13: 978-0321797094

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Grading Mode:

Standard Letter Grade

Proctored Final: No

Application Fee: $0

Other Fees: $0

Full Course Price: $693.00

Payment Plan: First payment of $384.65 and a second payment 30 days later of $315.35.

Note: Payment Plan option is broken down into two payments. The first payment is 55% and the second payment, due 30 days later, is 45% of the total course cost. Payment Plan includes a $7.00 convenience fee split between the two payments.

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Course Requirements:

  • Must have Internet access.
  • Must have access to email.
  • Omega MathTM Classes - Must be at or above a 7th grade reading level. Remaining courses require at least a 12 grade reading level.

Pre-approval from your college

Westcott Courses/Omega Math is the teacher of the course, and a certificate of completion is issued. A course under the non-credit option cannot be used towards college graduation; however, it may be able to be used as a prerequisite at some colleges, such as College of the Desert, and/or graduate programs. View the Associated College page to see if your school is listed. If your school is not on this list, then ask your counselor for pre-approval by sending him/her the link to this page. If your school is not on our list, they will most likely want the official transcript and semester credits from our credit option.

3 Certification of Completion from Omega Math and Westcott Courses.