Mathematics

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    Academic Programs

Lower Division Courses

MATH 090. Introduction to Problem Solving (2)

Introduction to problem-solving, with an emphasis on basic mathematics skills. Diagnostic tests enable students to identify specific topics for study. Involves collaborative learning, individualized advisement and instruction, and use of media and computers. Normally offered as a Summer Bridge course. Credit will not apply toward the Baccalaureate Degree, but will apply as two units of University credit.

MATH 092. Developmental Mathematics I (3)

First in a 2-semester sequence of developmental mathematics courses. Students scoring below 34 on the ELM need to complete MATH 092 and 093 successfully to be remediated. Credit will not apply toward the Baccalaureate Degree but will apply as 3 units of University Credit. Students who earn Credit in MATH 092 are eligible to enroll in MATH 093. Topics covered include fractions, decimal notation, percent, real numbers and algebraic expressions, equations and inequalities. (Credit/No Credit only)

MATH 093. Developmental Mathematics II (5)

Prerequisite: Score of 34 or above, but below 50 on the ELM Exam or credit in MATH 092. Credit will not apply toward the Baccalaureate Degree, but will apply as 5 units of University credit. Successful completion of MATH 093 qualifies students for entrance into MATH 102, 131, 140 and 210. Review of elementary algebra topics, such as equations and inequalities, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, graphing, radical expressions, quadratic equations and functions. (Credit/No Credit only)

MATH 099 Developmental Mathematics II Ð Accelerated (3)

Prerequisite: A score of 40 or above but below 50 on the ELM Exam or credit in MATH 092. Credit will not apply toward the Baccalaureate Degree, but will apply as 3 units of University credit. Successful completion of MATH 099 qualifies students for entrance into MATH 102 and 103 (conditionally), 131, 140 and 210. This course is not open to students who are currently enrolled in or who have received credit in MATH 093. This is an accelerated review of elementary algebra topics, including equations and inequalities, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, graphing, radical expressions, quadratic equations and functions. (Credit/No Credit only)

MATH 102. College Algebra (3)

Prerequisites: Listed in Table 1. Students who are conditionally prepared must have credit for or concurrently enroll in MATH 102L. Functions, linear equations, quadratic equations, theory of equations, progressions, inequalities, absolute value, logarithms, permutations, combinations, probability and determinants. Not open to students who have credit in MATH 103, 105 or 106. (Available for General Education, Basic Skills Mathematics.)

MATH 102L. College Algebra Lab (1)

Prerequisite: Required for all Conditionally prepared students enrolled in MATH 102. All students in MATH 102 are encouraged to enroll in this course. This is a Credit/No Credit hybrid enrichment laboratory for students in MATH 102. This course will include a self-paced, modular online component. 2 hours lab per week. (Credit/No Credit only)

MATH 103. Mathematical Methods for Business (3)

Prerequisites: Passing score on or exemption from the ELM Exam or credit in MATH 093; Passing score on the Mathematics Placement Test, Part I or credit or concurrent enrollment in MATH 103L. Concepts and applications of algebra and calculus to business. Topics include functions, systems of equations, matrices, the derivative and business-related topics in calculus. (Available for General Education, Basic Skills Mathematics.)

MATH 103L. Mathematics for Business Laboratory (1)

Prerequisite: Passing score on the ELM Exam. This self-paced, module-based laboratory is designed to give students additional exposure to the applications of college algebra to business and economics beyond what can be done in lecture. The additional hands-on problem-solving skills learned in this class enhance the lecture experience and strengthen the skills necessary for success in MATH 103 and subsequent courses in business majors. The lab environment allows students to both work at their own pace and receive small-group instruction with the laboratory instructor on all modules. Students with an MPT Part I score below 24 may enroll in MATH 103 only if they enroll in this course. 2 hours lab per week. (Credit/No Credit only)

MATH 104. Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry (3)

Prerequisites: Listed in Table 1. Students who are Conditionally prepared must have credit for or concurrently enroll in MATH 104L. Rectangular and polar coordinates; trigonometric functions, identities and equations; inverse trigonometric functions; conic sections; complex numbers. Not open to students who have credit in MATH 103, 105 or 106.

MATH 104L. Trigonometry Lab (1)

Prerequisite: Required for all conditionally prepared students enrolled in MATH 104. All students in MATH 104 are encouraged to enroll in this course. This is a Credit/No Credit hybrid enrichment laboratory for students in MATH 104. This course will include a self-paced, modular online component. w hours lab per week. (Credit/No Credit only)

MATH 105. Pre-Calculus (5)

Prerequisites: Listed in Table 1 above. Students who are Conditionally prepared must have credit for or concurrently enroll in MATH 105L. Number systems and their algebraic properties; systems of equations and inequalities; basic analytic geometry of lines and conic sections; elementary functions, including polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic, with emphasis on trigonometric functions; polar equations. Graphing calculators are used and the interplay between graphical and algebraic solutions is stressed. Not open for credit to students who have successfully completed MATH 150A.(Available for General Education, Basic Skills Mathematics)

MATH 105L. PreCalculus Lab (1)

Prerequisite: Required for all conditionally prepared students enrolled in MATH 105. All students in MATH 105 are encouraged to enroll in this course. This is a NC/CR hybrid enrichment laboratory for students in MATH 105. This course will include a self-paced, modular online component. 3 hours lab per week. (Credit/No Credit only)

MATH 131. Mathematical Ideas (3)

Prerequisites: Passing score on or exemption from the ELM Exam, or credit in MATH 093. General Education course intended to acquaint the student with basic mathematical ideas. (Available for General Education, Basic Skills Mathematics.)

MATH 140. Introductory Statistics (4)

Prerequisites: Passing score on or exemption from the ELM Exam, or credit in MATH 093. Methods for displaying, describing and producing data. Normal distribution. Correlation and regression. Sampling distributions and probability. Statistical inference for means and proportions. (Available for General Education, Basic Skills Mathematics.)

MATH 150A. Calculus I (5)

Prerequisites: Listed in Table 1. Students who are Conditionally prepared or who transfer the equivalent of MATH 105 or both MATH 102 and 104 must have credit for or concurrently enroll in MATH 150AL. Limits, derivatives, applications of differentiation. Definite and indefinite integrals, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. (Available for General Education, Basic Skills Mathematics.)

MATH 150AL: Calculus I Laboratory (1)

Prerequisite: Required for all Conditionally prepared students enrolled in MATH 150B or 255B. All students in MATH 150B and 255B are encouraged to enroll in this course. This is a NC/CR hybrid enrichment laboratory for students in MATH 150B and 255B. This course will include a self-paced, modular online component. 3 hours lab per week. (Credit/No Credit only)

MATH 150B. Calculus II (5)

Prerequisites: Listed in Table 1. Students who are Conditionally prepared must have credit for or concurrently enroll in MATH 150BL. Techniques of integration, numerical integration, improper integrals and applications of the integral. Taylor polynomials, sequences and series, and power series.

MATH 150BL. Calculus II Laboratory (1)

Prerequisite: Required for all Conditionally prepared students enrolled in MATH 150B or 255B. All students in MATH 150B and 255B are encouraged to enroll in this course. This is a Credit/No Credit hybrid enrichment laboratory for students in MATH 150B and 255B. This course will include a self-paced, modular online component. 3 hours lab per week. (Credit/No Credit only)

MATH 210. Basic Number Concepts (3)

Prerequisites: Passing score on or exemption from the ELM Exam or credit in MATH 093. Language of sets, systems of numeration, nature of numbers and fundamentals of operations, relations and functions, domain of integers, and field of rational and real numbers. Designed primarily for students intending to teach in elementary or junior high school. Not available for credit toward the Major or Minor in Mathematics.

MATH 250. Calculus III (3)

Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 150B with a grade of ÒCÓ or better. Continuation of MATH 150B. Solid analytic geometry, partial differentiation and multiple integrals with applications.

MATH 255A. Calculus for the Life Sciences I (3)

Prerequisites: Listed in Table 1. Students who are Conditionally prepared must have credit for or concurrently enroll in MATH 150AL. Knowledge of trigonometry is assumed. First semester of a short course in calculus. Topics in calculus of functions of one variable including techniques of differentiation, applications to graphing, extreme problems and an introduction to integration. Not open for credit to students who have successfully completed MATH 150A. (Available for General Education, Basic Skills Mathematics.)

MATH 255B. Calculus for the Life Sciences II (3)

Prerequisites: Listed in Table 1. Students who are Conditionally prepared must have credit for or concurrently enroll in MATH 150BL. Techniques of integration, series, applications, functions of several variables and partial differentiation. Not open for credit to students who have successfully completed MATH 150AB.

MATH 262. Introduction to Linear Algebra (3)

Prerequisite: MATH 150B. Systems of linear equations, matrices, determinants, eigenvalues, vector spaces and linear transformations, as well as introduction to inner products on Rn and spectral theorem for symmetric matrices.

MATH 280. Applied Differential Equations (3)

Prerequisite: MATH 150B. Recommended Corequisite or Preparatory: MATH 250. Ordinary differential equations, series solutions, systems of equations and Laplace transforms, with emphasis on applications and introduction to numerical techniques. Course is not open to students who have credit for MATH 351.

MATH 310. Basic Concepts of Geometry, Probability and Statistics (3)

Prerequisites: Passing score on or exemption from the ELM Exam or credit in MATH 093 and completion of MATH 210 with a grade of ÒCÓ or better. Articulated course from another college equivalent to MATH 210 may only satisfy the course prerequisite for MATH 310. Students passing such a course with a ÒCÓ or better will still need to fulfill the ELM Exam requirement. Second course for students intending to teach in elementary or junior high school. Geometry as a system; congruence and similarity through construction with straightedge and compass; transformational geometry; the nature of measurement, precision and accuracy; basic principles of probability and statistics. Not available for credit toward the Major or Minor in Mathematics.

MATH 310L. Geometry, Probability and Statistics Lab (1)

Recommended Corequisite or Preparatory: MATH 310. Problem solving using models and simulation in mathematics appropriate for the elementary-school classroom. 2 hours of activities per week. (Credit/No Credit only)

MATH 311. Basic Geometric Concepts (3)

Prerequisites: Passing score on the ELM Exam and completion of MATH 210 and 310 with a grade of ÒCÓ or better, or instructor consent. Continuation of the investigation of elementary geometry begun in MATH 310. Topics selected from topology, motion geometry, metric geometry, geometry as a mathematical system, absolute geometry, Euclidean geometry and non-Euclidean geometry. Not available for credit toward the Math Major or Minor.

MATH 312. Basic Algebraic Concepts (3)

Prerequisites: Passing score on the ELM Exam and completion of MATH 210 and 310 with a grade of ÒCÓ or better, or instructor consent. Topics selected from: abstract algebra and applied algebra using elementary mathematical models. Not available for credit toward the Math Major or Minor.