MATH 797 (2SY) - Senior Seminar

Senior Seminar

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Mathematics&Statistics
Online Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 57075
Exploration of mathematical topics beyond the student's previous coursework in the seminar format. The course focus is on independent research, collaborative work and classroom engagement; oral presentations and written work are required. Prereq: senior standing.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): MATH 698
Only listed majors in section: AM:ECON, STATISTICS
Instructors: Michelle Capozzoli

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 F 2:10pm - 3:00pm ONLINE
Additional Course Details: 

This is a one semester capstone experience.  Students will work either individually or in teams to carry out an independent research project resulting in a written report and presentation to the department.  The course will focus on independent research, industry standards and best practices, and oral and written skills.

Course topics:

  • Project Scope and Timelines
  • Literary Reviews
  • Scientific Writing
  • Best practices in Presentations
  • Career paths and expectations
  • Consulting
  • Current trends in the industry

Course Organization: This course is synchronous via ZOOM with some campus visits required.  Students are expected to participate during class time. 


There is no book for this course.