Textbook for Math 441 - Topology

The textbook for the course is Topology, by James R. Munkres. This is arguably the best book available for studying the topics of Math 441 at the undergraduate level. After the course is over, this will be an excellent reference book to keep on your shelf, particularly if you go to graduate school in pure mathematics. It is used at many other schools for both undergraduate and beginning graduate courses. (So if you decide later it is no longer useful to you, there should be a reasonable resale market.)

Unfortunately we will have time to use only a fraction of the book. Chapter 1, §§1-7 should be review. We will study chapters 2, 3, and 4, and possibly selected additional topics as time permits.

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Most recently updated on September 25, 2018.