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MATHEMATICS COURSES

MATHEMATICS (MATH)

ASC 91 Algebra Prep I F&S SM 2 credits
Prerequisite: Placement is according to placement test scores or on a voluntary basis. This course begins the development of the fundamental skills required for the successful completion of studies in college level mathematics courses. Topics include operations with whole numbers and fractions, orders of operation, simplification and evaluation of expressions, and evaluation of one and two step linear equations. Study skills will be incorporated throughout the course. Credit earned does not count towards any degree, nor does it transfer.  

ASC 92 Algebra Prep II F&S SM 2 credits
Prerequisite: Placement by appropriate test score or completion of ASC 91 with a grade of "C" or better. This course continues the development of the fundamental skills required for the successful completion ofstudies in college level mathematics courses. Topics include the solutionsof linear equations and inequalities, formula manipulation, Cartesian geometry and the graphing of linear equations and inequalities, systems of equations, and an introduction to functions. Study skills will be incorporated throughout the course. Credit earned does not count towards any degree, nor does it transfer.

ASC 93 Algebra Prep III F&S SM 2 credits
Prerequisites: Placement by appropriate test score or completion of ASC 092 with a grade of C or better. This course continues the development of the fundamental skills required for the successful completion ofstudies in college level mathematics courses. Topics include exponents and radicals, algebraic manipulation involving polynomial and rational forms,and unit analysis. Study skills will be incorporated throughout the course. Credit earned does not count towards any degree, nor does it transfer.

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
Prerequisite: Math 103. Functions of the general angle, graphs of the trigonometric functions, inverse functions, identities, trigonometricequations, 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. Topicscovered 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 realnumbers, algebraic expressions, factoring, formula manipulation,graphing, linear equations, quadratic equations, solving systems ofequations, 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
Prerequisite: Math 165. Applications of the definite integral including areas, volumes of solids of revolution, surface areas and 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
Prerequisite: 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.

MATH 294 Independent Study 1-3 credits
Independent or directed study of special topics in mathematics. Department chairperson approval is required.

MATH 299 Special Topics in Mathematics BD 1-3 credits
Repeatable up to six semester hours. An examination of special topics in mathematics.

MATH 195-295 Service Learning 1 credit
Maximum of six semester hours. Service learning may be accomplished by one of three methods: Joining a club that has a public service component, doing volunteer work at a non-profit organization, or taking a course that links public service with its curriculum.

MATH 197-297 Cooperative Eucation/lnternship F&S SM 1-3 credit hours each
Repeatable up to a maximum of six hours. Work hours are arranged by employer, advisor and student. Progress is checked by oral and written reports from the employer. Periodic student-advisor conferences are required to discuss progress or problems. Students are required to submit an accounting of their experiences to their instructor. All co-op experiences are based on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Department chair approval is required.

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