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MATHEMATICS COURSES

Academic Skills Courses (ASC)

MATH 103-College Algebra (F&S SM, 4 credits)

Prerequisite: Qualifying placement score or completion of ASC 93 with a grade of "C" or better. Solutions of linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, graphing functions and relations, polynomial and rational functions, systems of equations and inequalities, exponential and logarithmic functions.

MATH 104-Finite Mathematics (F&S, 3 credits)

Prerequisite: Qualifying placement score or completion of ASC 93 with a grade of "C" or better. Topics include functions, matrices, modeling, linear systems, linear programming, the simplex method, probability and statistics, and mathematics of finance.

MATH 105-Trigonometry (F&S, 2 credits)
Prerequisites: Math 103. Functions of the general angle, graphs of the trigonometric functions, inverse functions, identities, trigonometric equations, and applications.

MATH 107-Pre-Calculus (F&S, 4 credits)

Prerequisite: Qualifying placement score or completion of ASC 93 with a grade of "C" or better. Selected topics from algebra and trigonometry with special emphasis on how they apply to the study of calculus. Topics covered include solutions of equations and inequalities, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric and circular functions and their graphs.

MATH 137-Applied Algebra (F&S SM, 3 credits)
Prerequisite: Qualifying placement score or completion of ASC 91 with a grade of ""C"" or better. (Refer to the online catalog for updated placement information.) An intermediate algebra course for students enrolled in technology programs. Topics include properties of real numbers, algebraic expressions, factoring, formula manipulation, graphing, linear equations, quadratic equations, solving systems of equations, simultaneous equations, exponents, radicals and logarithmic equations. NOTE: This course satisfies general education requirements for the AAS, diploma and certificate, but not for the AA and AS degrees.

MATH 146-Applied Calculus I (F&S, 3 credits)

Prerequisite: Math 103 or Math 104. Limits, continuity, differentiation, integration and differential equations are included with many examples drawn from business, economics, management, life and social sciences.

MATH 165-Calculus I (F&S SM, 4 credits)

Prerequisite: Math 107, or MATH 103 and MATH 105, or qualifying placement score. Review of analytic geometry, limits and continuity, derivatives of functions of one variable with applications, L'Hopital's rule, antidifferentiation, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, numerical integration, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions.

MATH 166-Calculus II (F&S SM, 4 credits)
Prerequisites: Math 165. Applications of the definite integral, areas, volumes of solids of revolution, surface areas, centroids, techniques of integration, parametric equations, polar equations, improper integrals, and tests of convergence for sequences and series.

MATH 208-Discrete Mathematics (Spring, 3 credits)

Prerequisite: Math 103 or qualifying placement score. Study of sets, relations, functions, graph theory, Boolean algebra, combinatorics, logic and induction with particular emphasis on their application to computer science.

MATH 210-Elementary Statistics (F&S SM, 3 credits)
Prerequisite: Qualifying placement score or completion of ASC 93 with a grade of "C" or better. An introduction to statistical methods of gathering, presenting and analyzing data. Topics include probability and probability distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, and linear regression and correlation.

MATH 220-Probability and Statistics (Spring, 3 credits)
Prerequisite: MATH 166 or concurrent enrollment in MATH 166. Study of basic probability theory including probability functions for both discrete and continuous data. Sampling distributions, point and interval estimations, hypothesis testing and regression and correlation theory are also explored with emphasis placed on applications of each method.

MATH 227-Applied Linear Algebra (Fall, 3 credits)

Prerequisite: MATH 166 or concurrent enrollment in MATH 166. Vectors and matrices, systems of linear equations and inequalities, mappings, determinants, linear programming and the simplex method.

MATH 265-Calculus III (F&S, 4 credits)
Prerequisites: Math 166. Vectors and the geometry of space, functions of several variables with applications, lines and planes in space, gradient vectors and directional derivatives, multiple integration with applications, divergence and curl, line and surface integrals.

MATH 266-Introduction to Differential Equations (Spring, 3 credits)
Prerequisite: MATH 265. Study of first and second order differential equations, linear differential equations, Laplace transforms, systems of equations, approximate solutions by numerical methods, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Special emphasis is given to applications in a variety of fields.

MATH 277-Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I (F&S, 4 credits)
Prerequisite: Math 103. Sets, divisibility, primes, number systems, number bases other than ten, number theory and problem solving. This class is designed specifically for elementary education majors.


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