Mathematics Course Descriptions & Outlines

MATH 0091 | Beginning Algebra | 5 Credits

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This is a course in the algebra sequence which involves learning algebra through real numbers and real world applications, functions and their graphical representations, linear equations and inequalities, polynomials, radicals, exponents, quadratic equations, rational expressions and solving systems of linear equations.

MATH 0092 | Elementary Algebra | 3 Credits

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A beginning level algebra course covering problem solving, equations, inequalities, graphing, polynomials, quadratic equations and rational expressions.

MATH 0093 | Intermediate Algebra | 3 Credits

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A continuation of Math 0091 or 0092, concentrating on reinforcing rational exponents, radicals, quadratic formula, equations and inequalities. Also introduces the concept of functions.

MATH 1002 | Applied Mathematics for Industrial Technology | 4 Credits

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This Applied Mathematics course will cover topics to prepare students for successful completion of industrial technology programs intended for employment. Topics include the metric system, fractions, decimals, proportions, percentages, measurements, and introductory algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.

MATH 1003 | Industrial Math | 1 Credit

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Industry desires employees to be analytically minded in order to be able to solve problems of all natures. This course teaches students the basics of mathematical operations, interpretations, and sign conventions as a first step down the path of analytical competence.

MATH 1100 | Math for Elementary Teachers | 3 Credits

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This is a beginning course introducing mathematics topics for elementary teachers. This course meets or helps to meet the Board of Teaching (BOT) topics in arithmetic competencies. The topics will include foundations of arithmetic operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) with whole numbers, number patterns and number theory (fractions, decimals and integers), number systems, Base 10 and other bases, measurement, and NCTM Principles. Additional topics may be included.

MATH 1101 | Contemporary Math | 3 Credits

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This course will include the mathematics of personal finance (saving and borrowing money) and introductions to probability, descriptive statistics, and statistical inference. Time permitting; the course will also cover one or more of the following topics: Management Science (Euler circuits, Hamiltonian circuits, scheduling tasks, and linear programming), the mathematics of voting systems, and the mathematics of symmetry and patterns.

MATH 1105 | Elementary Statistics | 4 Credits 

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This course will include the study of descriptive statistics, probability, normal and binomial distributions, hypothesis testing, chi-square methods, estimation and sample sizes, correlation and regression, and analysis of variance.

MATH 1111 | College Algebra | 3 Credits

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This course revolves around the concept of function: the different ways they are represented and their use in modelling real-world applications. Special emphasis is given to the use of technology in finding and using linear models, exponential models, and quadratic models. In addition, logarithms are introduced as an aid in solving exponential equations.

MATH 1121 | Precalculus | 4 Credits

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This course will cover functions (rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric), their graphs, and using them as models to analyze real applications. Trigonometric identities are used to verify identities and solve equations.

MATH 1122 | Calculus I | 4 Credits

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This course will cover limits, derivatives and integrals of algebraic and trigonometric functions, and applications of the derivatives of these functions.

MATH 1123 | Calculus II | 4 Credits

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This course will cover the calculus of transcendental functions, applications of integration, techniques of integration, L’Hopital’s Rule, improper integrals, sequences and series.

MATH 2101 | Differential Equations | 4 Credits

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This course will cover first and second order differential equations, first order mathematical models and numerical methods; phase plane analysis; linear differential operators, systems of differential equations, Laplace transforms, and series solutions of differential equations.

MATH 2102 | Multivariable Calculus  | 4 Credits

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This course will cover parametric equations, alternative coordinate systems (including polar coordinates), vectors, and the geometry of space, vector-valued functions, and the calculus of functions of several variables.

MATH 2106 | Probability & Statistics | 3 Credits

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This course will include Descriptive Statistics, Probability, Discrete Random Variables and Probability Distributions, Continuous Random Variables and Probability Distributions, Simple Linear Regression and Correlation, (Joint Probability Distributions and Random Samples, Point Estimation, Statistical Intervals Based on a Single Sample – time permitting).