Textbooks

Textbook assignments for spring 2023, summer 2023, and fall 2023 are listed below. Thanks to the Cornell Mathematics Library, free e-versions of textbooks are available (and linked below) for many upper-level and graduate courses in mathematics.

Launching with the Fall 2022 semester, the Cornell Academic Materials Program is a university-wide program that provides undergraduate students taking undergraduate courses at Cornell with access to their required textbooks and coursepacks for a single flat-rate cost, $225 per semester. All materials in this program are provided in a digital format within Canvas and become available for students to access no later than the first day of classes. Optional, out-of-print, and hard-to-find titles are not included in the program and will not be stocked at The Cornell Store.

MATH 1002 - PSSP Calculus Preparation and Quantitative Methods  // summer 2023

Lial, Greenwell, and Ritchey, Calculus with Applications, 11th edition, Pearson Education, 2016 (ISBN: 978-0-321-97942-1).

MATH 1003 - PSSP Statistics Preparation and Quantitative Methods  // summer 2023

Lial, Greenwell, and Ritchey, Finite Mathematics, 11th edition, Pearson Education, 2016 (ISBN: 978-0-321-97943-8).

MATH 1101 - Calculus Preparation  // fall 2023

No required textbook. The instructor may provide notes, references, or links to on-line resources.

MATH 1105 - Finite Mathematics for the Life and Social Sciences  // fall 2023

Lial, Greenwell, and Ritchey, Finite Mathematics, 12th edition, Pearson Education, 2022 (ISBN: 978-0-13-588262-7)

MATH 1106 - Modeling with Calculus for the Life Sciences  // spring 2023

Garfinkel, Shevtsov, and Guo, Modeling Life: The Mathematics of Biological Systems, Springer, 2017 (ISBN: 978-3-319-59730-0) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 1110 - Calculus I  // fall 2023, spring 2023

Boelkins, Matthew, Active Calculus 2018, CreateSpace Independent Publishing, 2018 (ISBN: 978-1724458322).

MATH 1110 - Calculus I  //summer 2023

Hass, Heil, and Weir, Thomas’ Calculus: Early Transcendentals, Single Variable, 14th edition, Pearson Education, 2018 (ISBN: 978-0-13-443941-9) — Instant Access through Canvas

MATH 1120 - Calculus II  // fall 2023, spring 2023

Boelkins, Matthew, Active Calculus 2018, CreateSpace Independent Publishing, 2018 (ISBN: 978-1724458322).

MATH 1300 - Mathematical Explorations  // fall 2023

Kalman, Forgoston, and Goetz, Elementary Mathematical Models: An Accessible Development without Calculus, 2nd edition, American Mathematical Society, 2019 (ISBN: 978-1-4704-5001-4).

MATH 1340 - Strategy, Cooperation, and Conflict  // spring 2023

Dixit, Skeath, and Reiley, Games of Strategy, 5th edition, W. W. Norton and Company, 2020 (ISBN: 978-0-393-42219-1).

MATH 1710 - Statistical Theory and Application in the Real World  // fall 2023, spring 2023

Diez, Barr, and Çetinkaya-Rundel, OpenIntro Statistics, 3rd edition, OpenIntro, Inc., 2015 (Edition: 3; ISBN: 978-1-943450-03-9) — available through Canvas

MATH 1910 - Calculus For Engineers  // fall 2023, spring 2023, summer 2023

Rogawski, Adams, and Franzosa, Calculus, 4th edition, W. H. Freeman, 2019 (ISBN: 978-1-319-05073-3) — Instant Access through Canvas

MATH 1920 - Multivariable Calculus For Engineers  // fall 2023, spring 2023, summer 2023

Rogawski, Adams, and Franzosa, Calculus, 4th edition, W. H. Freeman, 2019 (ISBN: 978-1-319-05073-3) — Instant Access through Canvas

ALTERNATIVE for students who do not need access to material covered in MATH 1910: Rogawski, Adams, and Franzosa, Calculus: Late Transcendentals Multivariable, W. H. Freeman, 2019 (ISBN: 978-1-319-05578-3).

MATH 2130 - Calculus III  // spring 2023

Hughes-Hallett, et al, Calculus: Single and Multivariable, 7th edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2017 (ISBN: 978-1-119-32049-4).

MATH 2210 - Linear Algebra  // fall 2023, spring 2023

W. Keith Nicholson, Linear Algebra with Applications, Version 2021 Revision A (Open Edition)

MATH 2220 - Multivariable Calculus  // fall 2023, spring 2023

Shimamoto, Don, Multivariable Calculus, 2019 (ISBN: 978-1-7082-4699-0).

MATH 2230 - Theoretical Linear Algebra and Calculus  // fall 2023

Hubbard and Hubbard, Vector Calculus, Linear Algebra and Differential Forms: A Unified Approach, 5th edition, Matrix Editions, 2015 (ISBN: 978-0-9715766-8-1).

(optional) Hubbard and Hubbard, Vector Calculus, Linear Algebra and Differential Forms: A Unified Approach, 5th edition, Student Solutions Manual, Matrix Editions, 2015 (ISBN: 978-0-9715766-9-8).

MATH 2240 - Theoretical Linear Algebra and Calculus  // spring 2023

Hubbard and Hubbard, Vector Calculus, Linear Algebra and Differential Forms: A Unified Approach, 5th edition, Matrix Editions, 2015 (ISBN: 978-0-9715766-8-1).

MATH 2930 - Differential Equations for Engineers  // fall 2023, spring 2023, summer 2023

Boyce, DiPrima, and Meade, Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems, 12th edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2021 (ISBN: 978-1-119-77769-4).

MATH 2940 - Linear Algebra for Engineers  // fall 2023, spring 2023, summer 2023

Lay, Lay, and McDonald, Linear Algebra and its Applications, 6th edition, Pearson Education, 2020 (ISBN: 978-0-13-684748-9).

MATH 3040 - Prove It!  // fall 2023

Velleman, Daniel J., How to Prove It: A Structured Approach, 3rd edition, Cambridge University Press, 2019 (ISBN: 978-1-108-43953-4).

MATH 3040 - Prove It!  // spring 2023

Beck and Geoghegan, The Art of Proof: Basic Training for Deeper Mathematics, Springer (ISBN: 978-1-4419-7022-0) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 3110 - Introduction to Analysis  // fall 2023, spring 2023

Abbott, Stephen, Understanding Analysis, 2nd edition, Springer-Verlag, 2002 (ISBN: 978-1-4939-2711-1) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 3210 - Manifolds and Differential Forms  // fall 2023

Reyer Sjamaar, Manifolds and Differential Forms

MATH 3270 - Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations  // fall 2023

Ahmad and Ambrosetti, A Textbook on Ordinary Differential Equations, 2nd edition, Springer, 2015 (ISBN: 978-3-319-16407-6) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 3320 - Introduction to Number Theory  // fall 2023, spring 2023

Jones and Jones, Elementary Number Theory, Springer, 1998 (ISBN: 978-3-540-76197-6) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 3340 - Abstract Algebra  // fall 2023, spring 2023

Beachy and Blair, Abstract Algebra, 4th edition, Waveland Press, Inc., 2019 (ISBN: 978-1-4786-3869-8)

MATH 3360 - Applicable Algebra  // spring 2023

Beachy and Blair, Abstract Algebra, 4th edition, Waveland Press, Inc., 2019 (ISBN: 978-1-4786-3869-8)

MATH 3610 - Mathematical Modeling  // fall 2023

No required textbook. The instructor may provide notes, references, or links to on-line resources.

MATH 4130 - Honors Introduction to Analysis I  // fall 2023

Abbott, Stephen, Understanding Analysis, 2nd edition, Springer-Verlag, 2002 (ISBN: 978-1-4939-2711-1) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 4130 - Honors Introduction to Analysis I  // spring 2023

Lang, Serge, Undergraduate Analysis, 2nd edition, Springer, 1997 (ISBN: 978-0-387-94841-6) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 4140 - Honors Introduction to Analysis II  // spring 2023

Strichartz, Robert, The Way of Analysis (revised edition), Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2000 (ISBN: 0-7637-1497-6).

MATH 4180 – Complex Analysis  // spring 2023

Silverman, Richard A., Complex Analysis with Applications, Dover Publications, 2010 (ISBN: 978-0-486-64762-3).

MATH 4200 - Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems  // fall 2023

Hubbard & West, Differential Equations:  A Dynamical Systems Approach; Vol I:  Ordinary Differential Equations, Springer-Verlag, 1995 (ISBN: 0-387-97286-2) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

Hubbard & West, Differential Equations: A Dynamical Systems Approach; Vol II: Higher-Dimensional Systems, Springer-Verlag, 1995 (ISBN: 0-387-94377-3) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 4210 - Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos  // spring 2023

Strogatz, Steven H., Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos with applications to Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Engineering, 2nd edition, Westview Press, 2014 (ISBN: 978-0-8133-4910-7)

MATH 4220 - Applied Complex Analysis  // fall 2023

Asmar and Grafakos, Complex Analysis with Applications, Springer, 2018 (ISBN: 978-3-030-06788-5) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

Gamelin, Theodore W., Complex Analysis, Springer-Verlag, 2000 (ISBN: 0-387-95069-9) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 4250 - Numerical Analysis and Differential Equations  // fall 2023

Süli and Mayers, An Introduction to Numerical Analysis, Cambridge University Press, 2003 (ISBN: 978-0-521-81026-5) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 4280 - Introduction to Partial Differential Equations  // spring 2023

Salsa, Sandro, Partial Differential Equations in Action: From Modelling to Theory, 3rd edition, Springer, 2016 (ISBN: 978-3-319-31237-8) — free e-book through Cornell Math Library

MATH 4310 - Linear Algebra  // fall 2023

Axler, Sheldon, Linear Algebra Done Right, 3rd edition, Springer, 2015 (ISBN: 978-3-319-11079-0) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 4310 - Linear Algebra  // spring 2023

Friedberg, Insel, and Spence, Linear Algebra, 5th edition, Prentice Hall PTR, 2018 (ISBN: 978-0-13-486024-4).

MATH 4330 - Honors Linear Algebra  // fall 2023

Roman, Steven, Advanced Linear Algebra, 3rd edition, Springer, 2007 (ISBN: 978-0-387-72828-5) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 4340 - Honors Introduction to Algebra  // spring 2023

Dummit and Foote, Abstract Algebra, 3rd edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2004 (ISBN: 0-471-43334-9).

Silverman, Joseph H., Abstract Algebra: An Integrated Approach, American Mathematical Society, 2022 (ISBN: 978-1-4704-6860-6).

MATH 4370 - Computational Algebra // fall 2023

Cox, Little, and O'Shea, Ideals, Varieties, and Algorithms: An Introduction to Computational Algebraic Geometry and Commutative Algebra, 4th edition, Springer-Verlag, 2015 (ISBN: 978-3-319-16720-6) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 4410 - Introduction to Combinatorics I  // fall 2023

Bona, Miklos, A Walk Through Combinatorics: an introduction to enumeration and graph theory, 4th edition, World Scientific, 2017 (ISBN: 978-981-3148-84-0).

MATH 4500 - Matrix Groups  // spring 2023

Tapp, Kristopher, Matrix Groups for Undergraduates, 2nd edition, American Mathematical Society, 2016 (ISBN: 978-1-470-42722-1).

MATH 4520 - Classical Geometries // fall 2023

No required textbook. The instructor may provide notes, references, or links to on-line resources.

MATH 4530 - Introduction to Topology  // fall 2023

Munkres, James, Topology, 2nd edition, Prentice Hall PTR, 2000 (ISBN: 0-13-181629-2).

MATH 4540 - Introduction to Differential Geometry  // spring 2023

Pressley, Andrew, Elementary Differential Geometry, 2nd edition, Springer-Verlag, 2010 (ISBN: 978-1-84882-890-2) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 4550 - Applicable Geometry  // spring 2023

Connelly and Guest, Frameworks, Tensegrities, and Symmetry, Cambridge University Press, 2022 (ISBN: 978-0-521-87910-1) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

(optional) Ziegler, Gunter, Lectures on Polytopes, Springer-Verlag, 1994 (ISBN: 0-387-94365-X) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 4710 - Basic Probability  // fall 2023, spring 2023

Anderson, Seppalainen, and Valko, Introduction to Probability, Cambridge University Press, 2017 (ISBN: 978-1-108-41585-9)

MATH 4720 - Statistics  // spring 2023

Rice, John A., Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis, 3rd edition, Brooks/Cole, 2007 (ISBN: 0-534-39942-8)

MATH 4740 - Stochastic Processes  // spring 2023

Durrett, Richard, Essentials of Stochastic Processes, 3rd edition, Springer, 2016 (ISBN: 978-3-3194-5613-3) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 4860 - Applied Logic  // fall 2023

Nerode and Shore, Logic for Applications, 2nd edition, Springer, 1997 (0-387-94893-7) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 5200 - Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems  // fall 2023

Hubbard & West, Differential Equations:  A Dynamical Systems Approach; Vol I:  Ordinary Differential Equations, Springer-Verlag, 1995 (ISBN: 0-387-97286-2) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

Hubbard & West, Differential Equations: A Dynamical Systems Approach; Vol II: Higher-Dimensional Systems, Springer-Verlag, 1995 (ISBN: 0-387-94377-3) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 5220 - Applied Complex Analysis  // fall 2023

Asmar and Grafakos, Complex Analysis with Applications, Springer, 2018 (ISBN: 978-3-030-06788-5) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

Gamelin, Theodore W., Complex Analysis, Springer-Verlag, 2000 (ISBN: 0-387-95069-9) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 5250 - Numerical Analysis and Differential Equations  // fall 2023

Süli and Mayers, An Introduction to Numerical Analysis, Cambridge University Press, 2003 (ISBN: 978-0-521-81026-5) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 5410 - Introduction to Combinatorics I  // fall 2023

Bona, Miklos, A Walk Through Combinatorics: an introduction to enumeration and graph theory, 4th edition, World Scientific, 2017 (ISBN: 978-981-3148-84-0).

MATH 6110 - Real Analysis  // fall 2023

Stein and Shakarchi, Real Analysis: Measure Theory, Integration, and Hilbert Spaces, Princeton University Press, 2005 (ISBN: 0-691-11386-6).

MATH 6120 - Complex Analysis  // spring 2023

Stein and Shakarchi, Complex Analysis, Princeton University Press, 2003 (ISBN: 0-691-11385-8).

MATH 6150 - Partial Differential Equations  // fall 2023

Evans, Lawrence, Partial Differential Equations, 2nd edition, American Mathematical Society, 2010 (ISBN: 978-0-8218-4974-3).

MATH 6210 - Measure Theory and Lebesgue Integration  // fall 2023

Bartle, Robert, The Elements of Integration and Lebesgue Measure, John Wiley & Sons, 1966 (ISBN: 0-471-04222-6) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 6230 - Differential Games and Optimal Control  // spring 2023

No required textbook. The instructor may provide notes, references, or links to on-line resources.

MATH 6270 - Applied Dynamical Systems  // spring 2023

Guckenheimer and Holmes, Nonlinear Oscillations, Dynamical Systems and Bifurcations of Vector Fields, Springer-Verlag, 1983 (ISBN: 0-387-90819-6) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 6310 - Algebra  // fall 2023

Isaacs, I. Martin, Algebra: a graduate course, American Mathematical Society, 2009 (ISBN: 978-0-8218-4799-2) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 6320 - Algebra  // spring 2023

No required textbook. The instructor may provide notes, references, or links to on-line resources.

MATH 6370 - Algebraic Number Theory  // spring 2023

No required textbook. The instructor may provide notes, references, or links to on-line resources.

MATH 6390 - Lie Groups and Lie Algebras  // fall 2023

Hilgert and Neeb, Structure and Geometry of Lie Groups, Springer, 2012 (ISBN: 978-1-4899-9006-8) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 6410 - Enumerative Combinatorics // fall 2023

(optional) Stanley, Richard, Enumerative Combinatorics, Vol. I, 2nd edition, Cambridge University Press, 2011 (1-107-60262-9) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

(optional) Stanley, Richard P., Enumerative Combinatorics, Vol. 2, Cambridge University Press, 1998 (0-521-56069-1)

(optional) Aigner, Martin, A Course in Enumeration, Springer, 2007 (978-3-540-39032-9) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 6510 - Algebraic Topology  // spring 2023

Hatcher, Allen, Algebraic Topology, Cambridge University Press, 2001 (0-521-79540-0).

MATH 6520 - Differentiable Manifolds  // fall 2023

No required textbook. The instructor may provide notes, references, or links to on-line resources.

MATH 6620 - Riemannian Geometry  // spring 2023

Lee, John M., Introduction to Riemannian Manifolds, 2nd edition, Springer, 2018 (ISBN: 978-3-030-80106-9) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 6640 - Hyperbolic Geometry // fall 2023

Thurston, William P., Three-Dimensional Geometry and Topology, vol. 1, Princeton University, 1997 (ISBN: 0-691-08304-5) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 6670 - Algebraic Geometry  // spring 2023

Hartshorne, Robin, Algebraic Geometry, Springer, 1977 (ISBN: 0-387-90244-9) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 6710 - Probability Theory I  // fall 2023

Durrett, Rick, Probability: Theory and Examples, 5th edition, Cambridge University Press, 2019 (ISBN: 978-1-108-47368-2) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 6720 - Probability Theory II  // spring 2023

Durrett, Rick, Probability: Theory and Examples, 5th edition, Cambridge University Press, 2019 (ISBN: 978-1-108-47368-2) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 6740 - Mathematical Statistics II  // fall 2023

Korostelev and Korosteleva, Mathematical Statistics: Asymptotic Minimax Theory, American Mathematical Society, 2011 (ISBN: 978-0-8218-5283-5) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 6810 - Logic  // spring 2023

No required textbook. The instructor may provide notes, references, or links to on-line resources.

MATH 6830 - Model Theory  // fall 2023

Marker, David, Model Theory: An Introduction, Springer, 2002 (ISBN: 0-387-98760-6) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 7110 - Topics in Analysis: Geometric Analysis // fall 2023

Li, Peter, Geometric Analysis, Cambridge University Press, 2012 (ISBN: 978-1-107-02064-1) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 7280 - Topics in Dynamical Systems: Mathematical Biology // fall 2023

Murray, J. D., Mathematical Biology I, 3rd edition, Springer 2002 (ISBN: 978-1-4757-7709-3) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

Murray, J. D., Mathematical Biology II: Spatial Models and Biomedical Applications, 3rd edition, Springer, 2002 (ISBN: 978-1-4757-7870-0) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 7510 - Berstein Seminar in Topology: 4-Manifolds // fall 2023

Gompf and Stipsicz, 4-Manifolds and Kirby Calculus, American Mathematical Society, 1999 (ISBN: 978-0-8218-0994-5) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 7570 - Topics in Topology: Category Theory // fall 2023

Riehl, Emily, Category Theory in Context, Dover Publications, 2016 (ISBN: 978-0-486--80903-8)

MATH 7670 - Topics in Algebraic Geometry  // spring 2023

Voisin, Claire, Hodge Theory and Complex Algebraic Geometry I, Cambridge University Press, 2002 (ISBN: 978-0-521-80260-4) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

Voisin, Claire, Hodge Theory and Complex Algebraic Geometry II, Cambridge University Press, 2002 (ISBN: 978-0-521-80283-3) — free e-book through the Cornell Math Library

MATH 7720 - Topics in Stochastic Processes  // spring 2023

Yadin, Ariel, Harmonic Functions and Random Walks on Groups (book in preparation).

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