Math

Following are course descriptions. Check the Annual Schedule to plan your schedule.

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.

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.

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 algebriac expressions, exponents, and solving linear equations. Prerequisites: MATH 060 (2.0 or better), or a score of 35 or higher on the Pre-Algebra COMPASS test. Student Option Grading.

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 a score of 25 or higher on the Algebra COMPASS test. Student option grading.

Elementary Algebra, Individualized - Module 1 (1)

On-campus computer-based instruction. Simplifying expressions, solving linear equations in one variable, using formulas, solving applied problems. This is the 1st in a sequence of 5 self-paced courses, MATH 081-085. The 5-course sequence is equivalent to MATH 080. Students must complete the entire MATH 081-085 sequence within 1 year. Prerequisite: MATH 070 (2.0 or better), or a score of 25 or higher on the Algebra COMPASS test. Mandatory P/NC grading.

Elementary Algebra, Individualized - Module 2 (1)

On-campus computer-based instruction. Graphing lines; interpreting slope; finding equations of lines; creating and solving problems with linear models. This is the 2nd in a sequence of 5 self-paced courses, MATH 081-085. The 5-course sequence is equivalent to MATH 080. Students must complete the entire MATH 081-085 sequence within 1 year. Prerequisite: MATH 070 (2.0 or better), or a score of 25 or higher on the Algebra COMPASS test. Previous credit for or concurrent enrollment in MATH 081 is required. Mandatory P/NC grading.

Elementary Algebra, Individualized - Module 3 (1)

On-campus computer-based instruction. Linear systems in 2 variables solved by graphing, substitution, and elimination; applications. Integer exponents. This is the 3nd in a sequence of 5 self-paced courses,MATH 081-085. The 5-course sequence is equivalent to MATH 080. Students must complete the entire MATH 081-085 sequence within 1 year. Prerequisite: MATH 070 (2.0 or better), or a score of 25 or higher on theAlgebra COMPASS test. Previous credit for or concurrent enrollment in MATH 082 is required. Mandatory P/NC grading.

Elementary Algebra, Individualized - Module 4 (1)

On-campus computer-based instruction. Adding, subtracting, multiplying, and factoring polynomials. This is the 4th in a sequence of 5 self-paced courses, MATH 081-085. The 5-course sequence is equivalent to MATH 080. Students must complete the entire MATH 081-085 sequence within 1 year. Prerequisite: MATH 070 (2.0 or better), or a score of 25 or higher on the Algebra COMPASS test. Previous credit for or concurrent enrollment in MATH 083 is required. Mandatory P/NC grading.

Elementary Algebra, Individualized - Module 5 (1)

On-campus computer-based instruction. Solving quadratic and polynomial equations by factoring with applications, simplifying rational expressions. This is the 5th in a sequence of 5 self-paced courses, MATH 081-085. The 5-course sequence is equivalent to MATH 080. Students must complete the entire MATH 081-085 sequence within 1 year. Prerequisite: MATH 070 (2.0 or better), or a score of 25 or higher on the Algebra COMPASS test. Previous credit for or concurrent enrollment in MATH 084 is required. Mandatory P/NC grading.

Elementary Algebra, Individualized - Modules (5)

On-campus computer-based sequence of 1-credit self-paced modules, MATH 081-085. Linear equations in one and two variables, graphing, polynomials, factoring, solving quadratic equations, simplifying rational expressions. MATH 081-085 and MATH 091-095 together are equivalent to MATH 080 and MATH 099. Must be completed withing one year. Prerequisite: MATH 070 (2.0 or better), or a score of 25 or higher on the Algebra COMPASS test. Mandatory P/NC grading.

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. Previously MATH 081. Prerequisite: MATH 060 (2.0 or better), or a score of 35 or higher on the Pre-Algebra COMPASS test (or equivalent score on SAT, ACT or ASSET). Concurrent enrollment in MATH 070, 080, 081- 085, 091 - 095, or 099 required. Mandatory P/NC grading.

Independent Study Basic Mathematics (3)

Students in MATH 099 and below or BUS 102 study mathematics individually or in small groups using Math Learning Center resources: learning assistants, textbooks, answer books, calculators, computers, and online resources. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in MATH 060, 070, 080, 081 - 085, 091 - 095, 099, or BUS 102 required. Mandatory P/NC grading.

Intermediate Algebra, Individualized - Module 1 (1)

On-campus computer-based instruction. Simplifying and evaluating rational expressions, solving equations involving rational expressions, applications. This is the 1st in a sequence of 5 self-paced courses, MATH 091-095. The 5-course sequence is equivalent to MATH 099. Students must complete the entire MATH 091-095 sequence within 1 year. Prerequisite: MATH 080 (2.0 or better), or MATH 084 and MATH 085 (2.0 or better), or a score of 51 or higher on the Algebra COMPASS test, or a score of 28 or higher on the College Algebra COMPASS test. Mandatory P/NC grading.

Intermediate Algebra, Individualized - Module 2 (1)

On-campus computer-based instruction. Functions, linear models and graphs, solving linear inequalities, solving absolute value equations and inequalities. The 2nd in a sequence of 5 self-paced courses, MATH 091-095. The 5-course sequence is equivalent to MATH 099. Students must complete the entire MATH 091-095 sequence within 1 year. Prerequisite: MATH 080 (2.0or better), or MATH 084 and MATH 085 (2.0 or better), or a score of 51 or higher on the Algebra COMPASS test, or a score of 28 or higher on the College Algebra COMPASS test. Previous credit for or concurrent enrollment in MATH 091 is required. Mandatory P/NC grading.

Intermediate Algebra, Individualized - Module 3 (1)

On-campus computer-based instruction. Using rational exponents, simplifying radical expressions, and solving radical equations. This is the 3nd in a sequence of 5 self-paced courses, MATH 091-095. The 5-course sequence is equivalent to MATH 099. Students must complete the entire MATH 091-095 sequence within 1 year. Prerequisite: MATH 080 (2.0or better), or MATH 084 and MATH 085 (2.0 or better), or a score of 51 or higher on the Algebra COMPASS test, or a score of 28 or higher on the College Algebra COMPASS test. Previous credit for or concurrent enrollment in MATH 092 is required. Mandatory P/NC grading.

Intermediate Algebra, Individualized - Module 4 (1)

On-campus computer-based instruction. Solving quadratic equations by completing the square & the quadratic formula, graphing quadratic functions, applications. The 4th in a sequence of 5 self-paced courses, MATH 091-095. The 5-course sequence is equivalent to MATH 099. Students must complete the entire MATH 091-095 sequence within 1 year. Prerequisite: MATH 080 (2.0 or better), or MATH 084 and MATH 085 (2.0 or btter), or a score of 51 or higher on the Algebra COMPASS test, or a score of 28 or higher on the College Algebra COMPASS test. Previous credit for or concurrent enrollment in MATH 093 is required. Mandatory P/NC grading.

Intermediate Algebra, Individualized - Module 5 (1)

On-campus computer-based instruction. Evaluating exponential and logarithmic expressions, solving these types of equations. This is the 5th in a sequence of 5 self-paced courses, MATH 091-095. The 5-course sequence is equivalent to MATH 099. Students must complete the entire MATH 091-095 sequence within 1 year. Prerequisite: MATH 080 (2.0 or better), or MATH 084 and MATH 085 (2.0 or better), or a score of 51 or higher on the Algebra COMPASS test, or a score of 28 or higher on the College Algebra COMPASS test. Previous credit for or concurrent enrollment in MATH 094 is required. Mandatory P/NC grading.

Intermediate Algebra, Individualized - Modules (5)

On-campus computer-based sequence of 1-credit self-paced modules. MATH 091-095. Rational, radical, and quadratic expressions and equations. Introduction to functions: linear, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic. MATH 081-085 and MATH 091-095 together are equivalent to MATH 080 and MATH 099. Must be completed within one year. Prerequisite: MATH 080 (2.0 or better), MATH 084 and MATH 085 (2.0 or better), or a score of 51 or higher on the Algebra COMPASS test, or a score of 28 or higher on the College Algebra COMPASS test. Mandatory P/NC grading.

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 a score of 25 or higher on the Albegra COMPASS test. Student option Grading.

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 a score of 51 or higher on the Algebra Compass test, or a score of 28 or higher on the College Algebra COMPASS test. Student Option Grading.

Independent Study in College Math (3)

Students in MATH& 107 and above study mathematics individually or in small groups with Math Learning Center resources: learning assistants, textbooks, answer books, graphing calculators, computers, and online resources. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in MATH& 107 or higher. Mandatory P/NC grading.

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), MATH 095 (2.0 or better), or a score of 69 or higher on the Algebra COMPASSS test or a score of 35 or higher on the College Algebra COMPASS test. Student Option Grading.

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 MATH 094 and MATH 095 (2.0 or better), or a score of 75 or higher on the Algebra COMPASS test, or a score of 35 or higher on the College Algebra COMPASS test. Student option grading.

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 MATH 094 and MATH 095 (2.0 or better), or a score of 75 or higher on the Algebra COMPASS test, or a score of 35 or higher on the College Algebra COMPASS test. Student option grading.

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 a score of 70 or higher on the College Algebra COMPASS test. Student option grading.

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),MATH 095 (2.0 or better), or a score of 69 or higher on the Algebra COMPASS test or a score of 35 or higher on the College Algebra COMPASS test, AND placement in ENGL 099 or ESL 099. Student Option Grading.

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 a score of 70 or higher on the College Algebra COMPASS test. Student option grading.

Calculus I (5)

Definition, interpretation and applications of the derivative. Derivatives of algebraic and transcendental functions. Prerequisite: MATH& 142 (2.0 or better), or a score of 70 or higher on both the College Algebra and Trigonometry COMPASS Tests. Student option grading.

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.

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.

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 a score of 69 or higher on the Algebra COMPASS test or a score of 35 or higher on thee College Algebra COMPASS test, AND placement into ENGL 099 or ESL 099. Student option grading.

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.

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.

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 ESL 099. Student option grading.

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.

Special Topics in Mathematics (2)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in mathematics. Previously MATH 282.

Special Topics in Mathematics (3)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in mathematics. Previously MATH 283.

Special Topics in Mathematics (5)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in mathematics. Previously MATH 285.

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.

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.

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.