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MATH073: Introduction to Algebra Iâ€”Prealgebra
Credits 4First of two courses designed for students who need remediation in some areas of arithmetic and beginning algebra as demonstrated by the results of the Placement Test. Concentration is on developing reasoning and problemsolving skills while emphasizing powers and roots of whole numbers, significant digits, order of operations, integers, fractions, first degree linear equations, percents and their applications, polynomials and an introduction to SI units, ratio, proportion and factor analysis. Does not meet General Education requirement for Mathematics.
MATH074: Introduction to Algebra II
Credits 4Second of two courses designed for students who need remediation in some areas of arithmetic and beginning algebra as demonstrated by their results on the Placement Test. Concentration is on developing reasoning and problem skills. Major topics include exponents, factoring of polynomials, graphing, rational expressions, systems of equations in two variables, radicals and quadratic equations and their applications. Does not meet General Education requirement for Mathematics.
MATH099: Accelerated Elementary Algebra
Credits 4This course is a selfpaced course designed for students to work at their own pace with supplemental instruction and group lectures. This course is designed for students who need remediation in some areas of arithmetic and beginning algebra as demonstrated by placement test score. The concentration is on developing reasoning and problemsolving skills while emphasizing: powers, significant digits, order of operations, integers, fractions, first degree linear equations, percents and their applications, polynomials, ratio, proportion, exponents, factoring of polynomials, graphing, rational expressions, radicals, and quadratic equations and their applications. Completion is equivalent to completing both MATH073 and MATH074. Does not meet General Education requirement for Mathematics.
MATH121: Applications of Mathematics
Credits 4Onesemester course that is intended for students who are not mathematics or science majors. Concepts are introduced through examples with a strong emphasis on practical applications. Topics of study include critical thinking skills, sets, logic, systems of numeration, geometry, mathematical systems, consumer mathematics, probability, statistics, and graph theory. Students will be required to work with a calculator and a computer software program. Meets General Education requirement for Mathematics.
MATH122: College Algebra
Credits 4Includes properties of real numbers, equations, inequalities, linear functions, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, inverse functions, analyzing graphs of functions, systems of equations and complex numbers. Meets General Education requirement for Mathematics.
MATH150: Precalculus
Credits 4Includes equations and inequalities, relations, linear functions, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities and equations, applications of trigonometry, systems of equations and complex numbers. Students will be required to work with a graphing calculator and a mathematical software program. Meets General Education requirement for Mathematics.
MATH152: Linear Algebra
Credits 4Includes linear equations and matrices, linear dependence and independence, determinants, dimension and basis of a vector space, linear transformations, inner product and cross product, orthogonality, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Students will be required to work with a graphing calculator and a computer software program. Meets General Education requirement for Mathematics.
MATH153: Discrete Mathematics
Credits 4Students study concepts and techniques that are fundamental to mathematics and computer science. Selected topics are explored in depth from areas of set theory, logic, Boolean algebra, number systems, combinatorics, graph theory, complexity of algorithms and data structure and representation.
MATH155: Calculus I
Credits 4Topics of study include properties of functions and their graphs, properties and applications of limits, techniques of differentiation, applications of differentiation, techniques of integration, applications of integration, differentiation and integration of logarithmic and exponential functions, differentiation and integration of trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions, applied optimization, differentials, and hyperbolic functions. Meets the General Education requirement for Mathematics.
MATH156: Calculus II
Credits 4Topics of study include applications of integration, integration techniques, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, sequences, series, conics, parametric equations and polar coordinates. Students will be required to work with a graphing calculator and a mathematical software program. Meets the General Education requirement for Mathematics.
MATH220: Statistical Methods
Credits 4Includes frequency distributions and graphs, data description, counting techniques, probability, discrete probability distributions, the normal distribution, confidence intervals and sample size, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, correlation and regression. Students will be required to work with a graphing calculator and a computer software program. Meets General Education requirement for Mathematics.
MATH255: Calculus III
Credits 4Topics of study include vectors in the plane, analytic geometry threedimensional space, vectors in threedimensional space, differentiation and integration of vectorvalued functions, functions of several variables, Lagrange multipliers, multiple integration, applications of multiple integrals, Jacobians, vector analysis, Green's Theorem, Divergence Theorem, and Stoke's Theorem. Students will be required to work with a graphing calculator and a mathematical software program. Meets the General Education requirement for Mathematics.
MATH256: Differential Equations
Credits 4Topics of study include first and higher order equations, phase portraits and stability, numerical methods, initialvalue and boundary value problems. Students will be required to work with a graphing calculator and a computer software program.