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Course Descriptions

Course Course Description
Math 0306:
Pre-Algebra
Topics for all formats include basic arithmetic operations on integers and rational numbers, order of operations, introduction to basic geometric concepts, simplification of algebraic expressions and techniques of solving simple linear equations. This course carries institutional credit but will not transfer and will not meet degree requirements. (3201045119) Prerequisite: Placement by testing
Math 0308: Introductory Algebra

Topics for all formats include basic algebraic operations, elementary equations, laws of integer exponents, factoring and radical notation, rational expressions and an introduction to the Cartesian coordinate system. This course carries institutional credit but will not transfer and will not be used to meet degree requirements. (3201045119) Prerequisite: MATH 0306 or placement by testing

Math 0310: Intermediate Algebra

Topics for all formats include special products and factoring, rational expressions and equations, rational exponents, radicals, radical equations, quadratic equations and complex numbers; an introduction to the function concept and graphing, equations of lines and linear systems. This course carries institutional credit but will not transfer and will not be used to meet degree requirements. (3201045219) Prerequisite: MATH 0308 or placement by testing

Math 1314:
College Algebra

Topics include absolute value and quadratic equations and inequalities, graphing skills, inverse functions, logarithmic and exponential functions, polynomial and rational functions, piecewise-defined functions, theory of equations and systems of equations. (2701015419) Prerequisites: MATH 0310 or placement by testing; Course may be taken as a corequisite with ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0365 AND ENGL 0307

 Math 1316: Trigonometry

Trigonometric functions and their applications, solutions of right and oblique triangles, trigonometric identities and equations, inverse trigonometric functions and graphs of the trigonometric functions. (2701015319) Prerequisite: MATH 1314 OR placement by testing; ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0365 OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing; Corequisite: ENGL 0307

Math 1324:
Finite Mathematics

Matrices, systems of equations, linear programming, the simplex method, probability, and mathematics of finance. Primarily for business majors and liberal arts students. (2703015219) Prerequisites: Math 1314 OR placement by testing; ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0365 OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing; Corequisite: ENGL 0307

Math 1325:
Elements of Calculus with Applications

A one-semester calculus course for non-science majors. Topics include limits, continuity, rates of change, differentiation and integration techniques and applications, calculus of the logarithmic and exponential functions and partial derivatives. (2703015319) Prerequisites: MATH 1314 or place- placement by testing; ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0365 OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing; Corequisite: ENGL 0307

Math 1332:
College Mathematics for Liberal Arts

College Mathematics for Liberal Arts is a course designed for liberal arts and other non-mathematics, non-science, and nonbusiness majors, emphasizing an appreciation of the art, history, beauty, and applications of mathematics. Topics may include, but are not limited to, sets, logic, number theory, measurement, geometric concepts, and an introduction to probability and statistics. (2701015119) Prerequisites: MATH 0310 or placement by testing; ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0365 OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing; Corequisite: ENGL 0307

Math 1342:
Statistics
 An introduction to the concepts and methods of statistics. Topics include probability, random variables, binomial and normal distributions, random sampling, statistical inference, estimation, testing hypotheses, linear regressions and correlation, and chi-square test. (2705015119) Prerequisites: MATH 1314 OR placement by testing; ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0365 OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing; Corequisite: ENGL 0307
Math 1350: Foundations of Mathematics I

This is designed specifically for students who seek elementary and middle school teacher certification. Topics include set theory, functions, numerations systems, number theory, emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. (2701015619) Prerequisite: MATH 1314 OR placement by testing; ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0365 OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing; Corequisite: ENGL 0307

Math 1351: Foundations of Mathematics II

This is designed specifically for students who seek elementary and middle school teacher certification. Topics include concepts of geometry, probability, and statistics, as well as applications of the algebraic properties of real numbers to concepts of measurement with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. (2701016019) Prerequisites: MATH 1314 OR placement by testing; ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0365 OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing; Corequisite: ENGL 0307

Math 2320: Differential Equations

Linear equations, solutions in series, solutions using Laplace transforms, systems of differential equations and applications to problems in engineering and allied fields. The student may elect to include a technology lab component at some colleges. (2703015119) Pre- requisites: MATH 2414; ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0365 OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing; Corequisite: ENGL 0307

Math 2412:
Pre-Calculus

An integrated treatment of the concepts necessary for calculus, emphasizing elementary functions and their graphs, including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions, also includes topics from analytic geometry. The student may elect to include a technology lab component at some colleges. (2701015819) Prerequisites: Math 1314 and Math 1316 OR placement by testing; ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0365 OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing; Corequisite: ENGL 0307

Math 2413:
Calculus I

Functions, limits, continuity, differentiation and integration of algebraic and trigonometric functions, applications of differentiation and an introduction to applications of the definite integral. The student may elect to include a technology lab component at some colleges. (2701015919) Prerequisites: MATH 2412 OR placement by testing; ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0365 OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing; Corequisite: ENGL 0307

Math 2414:
Calculus II

Differentiation and integration of exponential and logarithmic functions, techniques of integration, applications of the definite integral, the calculus of transcendental functions, parametric equations, polar coordinates, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, LíHopitalís Rule, sequences and series. The student may elect to include a technology lab component at some colleges. (2701016219) Prerequisites: MATH 2413; ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0365 OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing; Corequisite: ENGL 0307

Math 2415:
Calculus III

The algebra and geometry of vectors; topics from the calculus of multivariable functions including limits, continuity, partial derivatives, directional derivatives, the gradient, extreme values, multiple integration and vector calculus. The student may elect to include a technology lab component at some colleges. (2701015919) Prerequisites: MATH 2414; ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0365 OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing; Corequisite: ENGL 0307


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