MATH 248

Graph Theory


Matthew Dannenberg
Office: Hylan 711
Lectures: TR 11:05am - 12:20pm in Meliora 224
Office Hours: Wednesday 4-5pm and Thursday 5-6pm


Introduction to Graph Theory by Douglas B. West, 2nd edition, 2001.


MTH 173 or MTH 235 or (MTH 200W and MTH 165)


Homework will be due most weeks on Thursday by 11pm. Homework is submitted on Gradescope, an online grading platform. Instructions for submitting on gradescope will be announced later.

The lowest homework grade will be dropped.

Academic honesty

All assignments and activities associated with this course must be performed in accordance with the University of Rochester’s Academic Honesty Policy. More information is available at:

In this class, you are encouraged to discuss homework with each other, but your work must be your own, and you may not copy someone else’s answers. The detailed policy on homework collaboration can be found on the Homework Rules page.


If you run into trouble in the course, do not hesitate to attend instructor office hours. You can form a study group with your friends, since talking about the material is an excellent way to increase your understanding. There are also resources in the math department and at the university level. Math study hall is on the 11th floor of Hylan Mon-Thurs from 5-8pm.

Disability Support

The University of Rochester respects and welcomes students of all backgrounds and abilities. In the event you encounter any barrier(s) to full participation in this course due to the impact of disability, please contact the Office of Disability Resources. The access coordinators in the Office of Disability Resources can meet with you to discuss the barriers you are experiencing and explain the eligibility process for establishing academic accommodations. You can reach the Office of Disability Resources at: (585) 275-3424; Taylor Hall. Or, visit Disability Resources.

Please note that to be granted alternate testing accommodations, you (the student) must fill out forms with Disability Resources at least seven days before each and every exam. These forms are not sent automatically.