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Mathematics

MATH 050 - Mathematical Bridges

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 4

This course explores mathematical concepts including arithmetic, problem solving, number theory and pre-algebra using whole numbers, fractions and decimals. Students experience these concepts through real-world applications, hands-on models, and by using appropriate technology.

MATH 075 - Transition to Algebra

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 4

This course prepares students for elementary algebra by experiencing concepts in rational and irrational numbers, percents, integers, unit conversion, rates of change, proportions, geometry and an introduction to variables and equations. Students experience these concepts using a problem solving approach with real-world applications, hands-on models and appropriate technology.

MATH 100 - Elementary Algebra

  • Credit Hours: 4
  • Contact Hours: 5

This course explores beginning algebra concepts including linear equations and inequalities, quadratic equations, and an introduction to functions through numerical, graphical and symbolic representations. Students experience these concepts using a problem solving approach with appropriate technology.

MATH 100 A - Elementary Algebra, Part I

  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Contact Hours: 3

This course is the first half of MATH100 Elementary Algebra. The topics covered include an introduction to algebra, integers and rational numbers, solving equations and polynomial operations, all in a problem solving setting. Students must complete both MATH100A and MATH100B to have the equivalent of MATH100. Students may not receive credit in both MATH100A and MATH100. This course is offered only in the fall semester.

MATH 100 B - Elementary Algebra, Part 2

  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Contact Hours: 3

This course is the second half of MATH100 Elementary Algebra. The topics covered include graphs, linear equations, systems of equations, inequalities, sets and quadratics. Students must complete both MATH100A and MATH100B to have the equivalent of MATH100. Students may not receive credit in both MATH100B and MATH100. This course is offered only in the spring semester.

MATH 102 - Mathematical Investigations

  • Credit Hours: 4
  • Contact Hours: 4

This is a terminal course in mathematics intended to satisfy the mathematics general education requirement for students pursuing bachelor's degrees. Topics covered may include set theory, logic, voting methods, probability and statistics, finance, linear programming, modeling, graph theory, number theory, and geometry.

MATH 104 - Intermediate Algebra

  • Credit Hours: 4
  • Contact Hours: 5

This course explores algebraic concepts including linear, quadratic, exponential and logarithmic functions using numerical, graphical, and symbolic representations; sequences; and systems of equations. Students experience these concepts using a problem solving approach with appropriate technology.

MATH 104 A - Intermediate Algebra, Part 1

  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Contact Hours: 3

This course is the first half of MATH104, Intermediate Algebra. The topics covered include linear, quadratic, and exponential functions using numerical, graphical and symbolic representations. Students must complete both MATH104A and MATH104B to have the equivalent of MATH104. Students may not receive credit in both MATH104A and MATH104.

MATH 104 B - Intermediate Algebra, Part 2

  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Contact Hours: 3

This course is the second half of MATH104, Intermediate Algebra. The topics covered include zeros of functions, factoring, graph transformations, systems of equations and logarithms. Students must complete both MATH104A and MATH104B to receive the equivalent of MATH104. Students may not receive credit in both MATH104B and MATH104.

MATH 110 - Applied Algebra

  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Contact Hours: 2.25

This course covers the algebra necessary for manipulating the formulas found in a shop setting, the use of calculators and some problem-solving techniques used in solving applied shop problems.

MATH 111 - Applied Geometry

  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Contact Hours: 2.25

This course in plane geometry covers propositions and axioms, definitions, circles, area, and angle formulas. Volumes from solid geometry are also covered.

MATH 112 - Applied Right Angle Trigonometry

  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Contact Hours: 2.25

This is a course in right triangle trigonometry as used in the machine trades. Right triangles and solving practical shop problems are emphasized.

MATH 113 - Applied Oblique Angle Trigonometry

  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Contact Hours: 2.25

This course details the use of oblique triangles and the trigonometry necessary to solve machine shop problems.

MATH 120 - Trigonometry

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3

This course explores the development of the trigonometric functions. Topics included are radian and degree measures of angles, circular motion, graphing trigonometric equations and oblique triangles. Numerous applications associated with some topics are also explored. Students experience these concepts using a problem solving approach with hands-on models and appropriate technology.

MATH 151 - Mathematics for Elementary

  • Credit Hours: 4
  • Contact Hours: 5

This first course in a two-course sequence provides some of the necessary background to teach mathematics in the elementary school, including such subjects as problem solving, set theory, systems of whole numbers, integers, rational and reals. This course is offered only in the fall semester.

MATH 152 - Mathematics for Elementary

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 4

This second course in a two-course sequence provides some of the necessary background to teach mathematics in the elementary school, including such subjects as problem solving and logic, real numbers, probability, statistics, plane and solid geometry, transformational geometry and computer applications. This course is offered only in the spring semester.

MATH 159 - College Algebra

  • Credit Hours: 4
  • Contact Hours: 4

This course explores the concept of functions as models of change. Functions studied include linear, piecewise defined, quadratic, inverse, exponential, logarithmic, power, polynomial and rational. The functions are explored using symbolic, numerical, graphical and verbal representations. Other topics included are concavity, transformations of functions, compositions and combinations of functions and modeling. Numerous applications associated with some topics are also explored. Students experience these concepts using a problem solving approach with hands-on models and appropriate technology.

MATH 180 - Precalculus

  • Credit Hours: 5
  • Contact Hours: 6

This course is designed to provide students with a clear understanding of functions as a solid foundation for subsequent courses. Functions studied include exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, polynomial, and rational. Other topics will include sequences, series and parametric equations.

MATH 190 - Elementary Statistics

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 4

This course introduces basic statistical concepts including mean, standard deviation, frequency, probability, binomial distribution, normal curve, sample means, confidence limits, hypothesis testing, and linear regression. Statistical analysis will be done using computer software.

MATH 250 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

  • Credit Hours: 4
  • Contact Hours: 4

This course starts with a review of the functions needed in the study of calculus. The main topic of this course is differential calculus. Topics included are limits, differentiation, continuity, differentiability, optimization and modeling. In addition, definite integrals and theorems involving definite integrals will also be introduced. Numerous applications associated with some topics are also explored. Students experience these concepts using a problem solving approach with hands-on models and appropriate technology.

MATH 251 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry II

  • Credit Hours: 4
  • Contact Hours: 4

This course focuses mainly on integral calculus. Topics included are techniques of integration, applications of the definite integral, improper integrals, sequences and series, approximating functions and differential equations. Numerous applications associated with some topics are also explored. Students experience these concepts using a problem solving approach with hands-on models and appropriate technology.