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MATH 001 - Beginning Math (0.5 credits)

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MATH 003 - Intermediate Math (0.5 credits)

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MATH 004 - Advanced Math (0.5 credits)

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MATH 005 - Adv Math II (4 credits)

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MATH 006 - High Advanced Math II (4 credits)

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MATH 090 - College Arithmetic (3 credits)

This course is a study of the concepts and practices of arithmetic. The course is designed to teach the concepts and facts of arithmetic and to develop computational skills. Topics studied include: the arithmetic of integers, fractions, decimals, ratio and proportion, and percent. Applications of these topics are an integral part of this course. Not intended for transfer.
Prerequisite - Satisfactory placement score. Not intended for transfer.

MATH 091 - Math Princ for Food Svc Occupations (3 credits)

This course is designed to teach the concepts and facts of arithmetic and to develop the computational skills necessary to function in a professional food service kitchen. Topics included are daily cash receipts, bank deposits, recipe and food costing, menu pricing, inventory, financial statements, personal tax, payroll, and simple and compound interest. Not intended for transfer.
Prerequisite - Satisfactory placement score. Not intended for transfer.

MATH 092 - Math for Heal Info Tech (2 credits)

This course is a study of percentages, ratios, and basic statistics to prepare students for the health information field. Not intended for transfer.
Prerequisite - Not intended for transfer.

MATH 094 - Elementary Algebra (4 credits)

This is the first course in the algebra sequence. Topics studied include: real numbers system, solving linear equations, graphing, systems of equations, polynomial operations, and an introduction to factoring.
Prerequisite - MATH 090 or MATH 091, Minimum grade of C; or satisfactory placement score. Not intended for transfer.

MATH 095 - Elementary Geometry (5 credits)

This course is a study of Euclidean geometry. Topics studied include: lines, angles, circles, triangles, and other polygons. Formal proofs and constructions are part of this course.
Prerequisite - MATH 094 or equivalent, Minimum grade of C; or satisfactory placement score. Not intended for transfer.

MATH 098 - Intermediate Algebra (4 credits)

This course expands on the concepts in elementary algebra and it is a prerequisite for college algebra. Topics studied include: factoring, rational expressions, radicals, quadratics, logs and exponential functions.
Prerequisite - MATH 094 or equivalent, Minimum grade of C; or satisfactory placement score. Not intended for transfer.

MATH 101 - Business Mathematics (3 credits)

A review of basic arithmetic, decimals, and percentages. Applications include simple and compound interest, discounting notes, installment buying, and purchase discounts and markups.
Prerequisite - MATH 090 or MATH 091 or equivalent, Minimum grade of C; or satisfactory placement score. Not intended for transfer.

MATH 107 - Technical Mathematics I (3 credits)

A course that covers the topics of elementary mathematics needed for applications in the vocational and technical curriculum. Topics covered include measurement, formulas, ratio and proportions, and the metric system.
Prerequisite - MATH 090 or MATH 091 or equivalent. Minimum grade of C. or satisfactory placement score. Not intended for transfer.

MATH 108 - Technical Mathematics II (3 credits)

A course that covers the topics of intermediate mathematics needed for applications in the vocational and technical curriculum. Topics covered include linear and quadratic equations, plane and solid geometry, right triangle trigonometry, and basic topics in statistics.
Prerequisite - MATH 107 or MATH 094 or equivalent. Minimum grade of C. or satisfactory placement score.

MATH 119 - Mathematics for Technical Students (5 credits)

The course is designed to provide the necessary foundation in algebra, geometry, and trigonometry for success in technical courses. It is more rigorous than MATH 107-MATH 108.
Prerequisite - MATH 095 and MATH 098 or equivalent. Minimum grade of C. or satisfactory placement score.

MATH 123 - Mathematical Structures and Concepts I (4 credits)

The curriculum in this course is designed for elementary education majors. Emphasis is placed on structure, meaning, relationships, and types of thinking in elementary mathematics. Problem solving, sets, numeration systems, integers, logic, rational numbers, and ratio and proportion are among the topics considered.
Prerequisite - MATH 095 and MATH 098 or equivalent. Minimum grade of C. or satisfactory placement score.

MATH 124 - Mathematical Structures and Concepts II (3 credits)

The curriculum in this course is designed for elementary education majors. Emphasis is placed on structure, meaning, relationships, and types of thinking in elementary mathematics. Informal geometry, transformational geometry, tessellations, measurement, probability, and statistics are among the topics considered.
Prerequisite - MATH 123 or equivalent. Minimum grade of C.

MATH 127 - Math for General Education (3 credits)

A survey course of mathematical concepts used widely in the physical and social sciences. Intended for students whose programs do not specify a particular mathematics course. The course focuses on mathematical reasoning and the solving of real-life problems. Three or four topics from the following general areas are studied in depth: geometry, graph theory, mathematical modeling, mathematics of finance, social choice theory, and statistics.
Prerequisite - MATH 095 and MATH 098 or equivalents. Minimum grade of C. or satisfactory placement score.

MATH 128 - Elementary Statistics (4 credits)

A first course in statistics focusing on mathematical reasoning and the solving of real-life problems. Topics include the following: frequency distributions, measures of position and variation, basic probability theory, probability distributions and the normal curve, statistical inference, correlation and regression, f-test, and analysis of variance.
Prerequisite - MATH 095 and MATH 098 or equivalents. Minimum grade of C. or satisfactory placement score.

MATH 131 - College Algebra (4 credits)

A minimal review of algebraic skills followed by a study of functions. Functions studied include: polynomial, rational exponential and logarithmic. Other topics include the following: systems of equations, the theory of equations, sequences and series, counting techniques, probability, and the Binomial Theorem.
Prerequisite - MATH 095 and MATH 098 or equivalents. Minimum grade of C. or satisfactory placement score.

MATH 137 - Introduction to Discrete Mathematics (4 credits)

A course designed for all students of mathematics with special emphasis on topics relevant for students of computer science. Included are problems on combinatorics, analysis of algorithms, set theory, graph theory, tree traversals, spanning trees, matching, networks, recurrence relations, sorting and searching, logical gates, Karnaugh maps, and finite state machines.
Prerequisite - Satisfactory placement test score; or MATH 131 or MATH 138 or MATH 142 or equivalent; minimum grade C in all of above.

MATH 138 - Pre-Calculus I: Algebra (4 credits)

Pre-Calculus I is a study of those topics in algebra which are essential in calculus. Topics include the following functions: linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions. Conic sections, sequences, and the Binomial Theorem are also studied. Students cannot receive credit for both MATH 138 and MATH 142.
Prerequisite - MATH.098 and MATH.095; Minimum grade of C; or satisfactory placement scores.

MATH 139 - Pre-Calculus II: Trigonometry (4 credits)

Precalculus II is the study of the trigonometric functions using the unit circle approach. Topics of study include the following: graphs of trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, trigonometric equations, right angle trigonometry, polar coordinates, complex numbers in trigonometric form, vectors and parametric equations. Students cannot receive credit for both MATH 139 and MATH 142.
Prerequisite - MATH 138 or equivalent, minimum grade C; or satisfactory placement scores.

MATH 142 - Accelerated Trigonometry/Precalculus (5 credits)

This is an accelerated course that completes the objectives for both MATH 138 and MATH 139 in one semester. This is a fast-paced course intended only for highly motivated students. Students cannot receive credit for MATH 142 if they have already received credit for MATH 138 and MATH 139.
Prerequisite - MATH.095 and MATH.098 or equivalent. Minimum grade of C. or satisfactory placement score.

MATH 150 - Mathematical Analysis for Business (4 credits)

A course designed to satisfy the requirement of those colleges or universities which require an understanding of calculus and calculus-based models and for those students who are interested in applying calculus to problems in economics, finance, production, marketing, and other business disciplines. Topics include differential and integral calculus of one variable, as well as an introduction to multivariable calculus. Designed for those in the business curriculum.
Prerequisite - MATH.131 or equivalent. Minimum grade of C. or satisfactory placement score.

MATH 153 - Finite Mathematics (4 credits)

A course designed especially for students in areas such as business, economics, social science, and nonphysical sciences. It emphasizes the concepts and applications of mathematics rather than mathematical structures. Topics include: matrix algebra, applications of matrices (including solving systems of linear equations), linear programming and the simplex method, set theory, logic, Boolean Algebra, counting and probability, stochastic processes, game theory, Markov Chains, mathematical modeling, and the mathematics of finance.
Prerequisite - MATH.131 or equivalent. Minimum grade of C. or satisfactory placement score.

MATH 170 - Calculus With Analytic Geometry I (5 credits)

This is the first course in the calculus sequence. Topics include limits and an introduction to both differential and integral calculus. Several applications are studied such as area and optimization of functions. The calculus of transcendental functions is part of this course.
Prerequisite - Appropriate placement score; or MATH 139 or MATH 142; Minumum grade C in all of above.

MATH 171 - Calculus With Analytic Geometry II (4 credits)

Second course in the calculus sequence. Topics include: techniques of integration, applications of the definite integral, introduction to differential equations and infinite series.
Prerequisite - MATH 170 or equivalent. Minimum grade of C.

MATH 172 - Calculus With Analytic Geometry III (4 credits)

Third course in the calculus sequence. The course explores multivariable calculus. It includes vectors, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, parametric curves and surfaces, vector fields, line integrals, and applications.

MATH 210 - Linear Algebra (3 credits)

A first course in vectors, matrices, vector spaces, and linear transformations. The ideas in this course serve as an introduction to more abstract mathematics courses at the junior-senior level, and also covers many useful applications outside mathematics. Topics include: vectors, operations on matrices, inverse of a matrix, solution of systems of linear equations, rank of a matrix, vector spaces and subspaces, linear dependence and independence, basis and dimension, linear transformation, sums, composites, inverses of linear transformations, range and kernel of a linear transformation, determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, orthogonality and inner product spaces, and real quadratic forms.
Prerequisite - MATH 172 or equivalent. Minimum grade of C. Must be taken prior to or concurrently.

MATH 220 - Differential Equations and (3 credits)

A first course in differential equations. Topics include: linear equations of the first order, linear equations with constant coefficients, the general linear equations, variation of parameters, undetermined coefficients, linear independence, the Wronskian, exact equations, separation of variables, applications, systems of linear differential equations, the method and theory of Laplace transforms, existence and uniqueness of solutions, solution by power series, and partial differential equations.
Prerequisite - MATH 172 or equivalent. Minimum grade of C.

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