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**MATHEMATICS 007**

Self-Paced Mathematics Review (2)

Self-Paced Mathematics Review (2)

On-campus, computer-delivered. Intended for students who want to improve their math placement, or who want a review before beginning a math course. Students work with an instructor to design and complete an individual plan of study. Students work independently to review mathematics topics. Mandatory P/NC grading.

**MATHEMATICS 060**

Basic Math (5)

Basic Math (5)

Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Also includes an introduction to percentages, ratio and proportion, estimation and narrative problems. Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS 070**

Introduction to Algebra (5)

Introduction to Algebra (5)

An introduction to fundamental algebraic skills needed for Intermediate Algebra I. Course includes a review of arithmetic and an introduction to graphing, simplifying algebraic expressions, exponents, and solving linear equations. Prerequisites: MATH 060 (2.0 or better), or ABE 043 (Pass), or placement into MATH 070. Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS 087**

Mathematics Success Strategies (2)

Mathematics Success Strategies (2)

Students learn organizational and time management skills, skills for independent learning, problem-solving approaches, test-taking strategies, and techniques that promote confidence and success in mathematics. Prerequisite: MATH 060 (2.0 or better), or placement into MATH 070. Concurrent enrollment in MATH 070, 080, 081-085, 091-095 or 099 is required. Mandatory P/NC grading.

**MATHEMATICS 090**

Independent Study Basic Mathematics (3)

Independent Study Basic Mathematics (3)

Students in any MATH or MATH& course or BUS 102 study mathematics individually or in small groups using Math Learning Center resources such as learning assistants and computers. Other materials including textbooks and calculators are available nearby. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in any MATH or MATH& course or BUS 102 required. Mandatory P/NC grading.

**MATHEMATICS 098**

Intermediate Algebra I (5)

Intermediate Algebra I (5)

Fundamentals and applications of algebra including solving linear equations and inequalities, lines, solving systems of equations, functions, graphing functions, rational exponents, exponential functions, logarithms. Prerequisite: MATH 070 (2.0 or better), or ABE 073 (Pass), or placement into MATH 098. Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS 099**

Intermediate Algebra II (5)

Intermediate Algebra II (5)

Simplifying and evaluating linear, quadratic, polynomial, radical, rational, exponential, and logarithmic expressions. Solving these same types of equations and inequalities with graphs and applications to real world modeling and investigating functions. Prerequisite: MATH 098 (2.0 or better), or placement into MATH 099. Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS & 107**

Math in Society (5)

Math in Society (5)

Practical applications of mathematics as they arise in everyday life. Includes finance math, probability & statistics, and a selection of other topics. Designed for students who are not preparing for calculus. Prerequisite: MATH 098 (2.0 or better), MATH 099 (2.0 or better), or placement into MATH& 107. Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS 111**

Elements of Pre-Calculus (5)

Elements of Pre-Calculus (5)

Algebra topics including mathematical modeling, graphing & problem solving w/ polynomial, rational, exponential & logarithmic functions. Applications. Topics from mathematics of finance. Intended for students in business, social sciences & some biological sciences. Prerequisite: MATH 099 (2.0 or better), or placement into MATH 111. Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS & 141**

Precalculus I (5)

Precalculus I (5)

The elementary functions and their graphs, with applications to mathematical modeling. Examples include linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions, composite functions, inverse functions and transformation of graphs. Prerequisite: MATH 099 (2.0 or better), or placement into MATH& 141. Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS & 142**

Precalculus II (5)

Precalculus II (5)

Triangle trigonometry, circular and inverse trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, solving trigonometric equations, applications of trigonometry. Polar coordinates and parametric equations. Prerequisite: MATH& 141 (2.0 or better) or placement into MATH& 142. Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS & 146**

Introduction to Stats (5)

Introduction to Stats (5)

Analysis of data through graphical and numerical methods, linear regression, the Normal distribution, data collection, elementary probability, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Emphasis on applications. Prerequisite: MATH 098 (2.0 or better), MATH 099 (2.0 or better), or placement into MATH& 146, AND placement into ENGL 099 or EAP 099. Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS & 146H**

Introduction to Stats HC (5)

Introduction to Stats HC (5)

Analysis of data through graphical and numerical methods, linear regression, the Normal distribution, data collection, elementary probability, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Emphasis on applications. Prerequisite: MATH 098 (2.0 or better), MATH 099 (2.0 or better), or placement into MATH& 146, AND placement into ENGL 099 or EAP 099. Mandatory decimal grading.

**MATHEMATICS & 148**

Business Calculus (5)

Business Calculus (5)

Differential and Integral Calculus of elementary functions with an emphasis on business and social science applications. Designed for students who want a brief course in Calculus. (No credit given to those who have completed MATH& 151.) Prerequisite: MATH 111 preferred (2.0 or better) or MATH& 141 (2.0 or better), or placement into MATH& 148. Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS & 151**

Calculus I (5)

Calculus I (5)

Definition, interpretation and applications of the derivative. Derivatives of algebraic and transcendental functions. Prerequisite: MATH& 142 (2.0 or better), or placement into MATH& 151. Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS & 152**

Calculus II (5)

Calculus II (5)

Definition, interpretation, and application of the definite integral. The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, techniques of integration, definite integrals involving curves described parametrically, and introduction to separable differential equations. Prerequisite: MATH& 151 (2.0 or better.) Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS & 163**

Calculus 3 (5)

Calculus 3 (5)

Infinite series & the calculus of vector-valued functions and functions of several variables. Sequences, series, Taylor series, vector products, lines, planes, space curves, level curves & surfaces, partial derivatives, chain rules, tangent planes, gradient & directional derivatives. Prerequisite: MATH& 152 (2.0 or better.) Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS & 171**

Math for Elem Ed I (5)

Math for Elem Ed I (5)

Fundamental concepts of numbers and operations related to topics taught at the K-8 level. Topics include problem solving, algebraic thinking, numberation, and arithmetic with rational numbers. Recommended for future elementary teachers. Prerequisite: MATH 098 (2.0 or better), MATH 099 (2.0 or better), or MATH 095 (2.0 or better), or placement into MATH& 171, AND placement into ENGL 099 or EAP 099. Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS 207**

Elements of Differential Equations (5)

Elements of Differential Equations (5)

Linear and non-linear ordinary differential equations and applications. Graphical, numerical, analytical and qualitative methods. Prerequisite: MATH& 163 (2.0 or better) or instructor permission. Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS 208**

Linear Algebra (5)

Linear Algebra (5)

Matrix operations, determinants, systems of equations, abstract vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Prerequisites: MATH& 163 (2.0 or better) or instructor permission. Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS 211**

Elements of Statistical Method (5)

Elements of Statistical Method (5)

Principles of data analysis, linear regression, data collection, elementary probability, random variables, probability distributions and statistical inference. Emphasis on practical applications and the interpretations of results. Prerequisites: MATH& 148 (2.0 or better) or MATH& 151 (2.0 or better) AND placement into ENGL 099 or EAP 099. Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS & 264**

Calculus 4 (5)

Calculus 4 (5)

Continuation of the MATH& 151-152-163 Calculus sequence. Optimization, multiple integrals, vector fields, divergence, curl, line and surface integrals, Green's Theorem, Stokes' Theorem, and the Divergence Theorem. Prerequisite: MATH& 163 (2.0 or better) or permission. Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS 292**

Special Topics in Mathematics (2)

Special Topics in Mathematics (2)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in mathematics.

**MATHEMATICS 293**

Special Topics in Mathematics (3)

Special Topics in Mathematics (3)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in mathematics.

**MATHEMATICS 295**

Special Topics in Mathematics (5)

Special Topics in Mathematics (5)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in mathematics.

**MATHEMATICS 297**

Individual Project in Mathematics (1)

Individual Project in Mathematics (1)

Individual project in a specific area of mathematics. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of student's educational and work experience. Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS 298**

Individual Project in Mathematics (2)

Individual Project in Mathematics (2)

Individual project in a specific area of mathematics. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of student's educational and work experience. Student option grading.

**MATHEMATICS 299**

Individual Project in Mathematics (3)

Individual Project in Mathematics (3)

Individual project in a specific area of mathematics, by arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission based on evaluation of student's educational and work experience. Student option grading.