MATH 91 Basic Mathematics (3 credits)The fundamental operations of whole numbers, fractions and mixed numbers, decimals, percentages, measurement, and integers. Intended to provide a review of basics needed in later math courses and on the job.
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MATH 95 Elementary Algebra (3 credits)A first course in algebra for students who plan to continue in the math sequence. Topics include operations on real numbers, simplifying expressions, solving linear and quadratic equations, polynomials, factoring, radicals, and the concept of graphing.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 91 or earned a satisfactory score for placement into MATH 95 or MATH 97.
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MATH 96 Intermediate Algebra (3 credits)This is a second course in algebra for students who have completed one elementary algebra course. The topics covered include polynomials, rational functions, linear equations and inequalities, absolute value inequalities, exponents and radicals, quadratic equations, relations and functions, systems of equations, and applications. This is a developmental course. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 95 or have earned a satisfactory score in Accuplacer, ACT or SAT placement tests for MATH 96.
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MATH 97 Elementary and Intermediate Algebra (5 credits)A onesemester course equivalent to the combination of MATH 095 and MATH 096. Topics include solving linear equations in one variable, polynomials, integer exponents, factoring, rational expressions and equations, graphic linear equations in two variables, inequalities, systems of linear equations, radicals and rational exponents, and quadratic equations.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 91 or earned a satisfactory score for placement into MATH 95 or MATH 97.
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MATH 116 Technical Mathematics I (3 credits)Provides technical mathematical core material so that the student gains practical problem solving experience. May include arithmetic operation, integers, exponents, scientific notation, algebraic expressions, equations, metric system, trigonometry, and logarithms. This course satisfies the general education requirement for occupational/technical AAS degree.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 95 or MATH 97 or earned a satisfactory score for placement into MATH 96 or MATH 116.
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MATH 120 Fundamentals of College Mathematics (3 credits)Includes real numbers, consumer mathematics, variation, functions, relations, graphs, geometry, probability, and statistics. Course is broad in scope, emphasizing applications. Fulfills the lowerdivision mathematics requirement for a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Satisfies mathematics requirement for baccalaureate degrees. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 96 or MATH 97 or earned a satisfactory Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT score for placement into MATH 120 or have completed MATH 95 and ENG 101 with a 'C' or better.
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MATH 122 Number Concepts for Elementary School Teachers (3 credits)A course for students preparing for elementary school teaching or those who already hold teaching certificates. Topics include the real number system and its subsystems, algorithms, primes and divisibility, algebraic thinking, and a variety of applications. The course presumes mathematical knowledge of the material and goes more in depth giving backgrounds for the real number system and preparation of students for teaching the material. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 120.
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MATH 123 Statistical and Geometrical Concepts for Elementary School Teachers (3 credits)A course for students preparing for elementary school teaching or for those who already hold teaching certificates. Topics include probability, statistics, geometry, constructions, similar figures, trigonometric ratios, areas and volumes, motion geometry, and a variety of applications. Backgrounds for the concepts and preparation of students for teaching the material. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 120 or MATH 122.
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MATH 126 Precalculus I (3 credits)A third course in algebra, intended for those who are majoring in a science field, a businessrelated field, or mathematics; as part of a mathematics endorsement for elementary education; or for students who are going on to calculus. This course stresses functions, including their graphs and applications, polynomial functions, radicals, rational functions, exponential, and logarithmic functions. This is the first half of a twosemester sequence. MATH 126 and MATH 127 together, or MATH 126 and STAT 152 together, satisfy the mathematics requirement for an Associate of Science degree; also see the bachelor's degree requirements. This course satisfies the College Algebra requirement for programs that require College Algebra and Statistics. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 96 or MATH 97 or earned a satisfactory score in Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT tests for placement into MATH 126 or MATH 128.
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MATH 127 Precalculus II (3 credits)A course intended for those majoring in a science field or mathematics, as part of a mathematics endorsement for elementary education, or for students going on to calculus. Topics include circular functions, their graphs, and applications; trigonometric identities and equations; conic sections; complex numbers; matrices; sequences and mathematical induction. This is the second half of a twosemester sequence. The two semesters satisfy the mathematics requirement for a bachelor's degree. The twocourse sequence, MATH 126 and MATH 127, are equivalent to MATH 128 at UNR or UNLV. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 126 or earned a satisfactory score in Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT test for placement into MATH 127.
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MATH 128 Precalculus and Trigonometry (5 credits)Includes equations, relations, functions, graphing; polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and circular functions with applications; coordinate geometry of lines and conics; analytic trigonometry; matrices and determinants; and binomial theorem.It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 96 or MATH 97 or earned a satisfactory score in Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT tests for placement into MATH 126 or MATH 128.
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MATH 181 Calculus I (4 credits)The fundamental concepts of analytic geometry and calculus functions, graphs, limits, derivatives, integrals, and certain applications. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed (MATH 126 and MATH 127) or MATH 128.
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MATH 182 Calculus II (4 credits)A continuation of MATH 181. The course covers transcendental functions, methods of integration, conic sections, sequences and series, and vectors.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 181.
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MATH 251 Discrete Mathematics I (3 credits)Topics include set operations, Cartesian product relations and functions, equivalence relation, graphs and digraphs, propositional calculus, truth tables, mathematical induction, and elementary combinatorics. Applications are made to probability. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within three years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 182.
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MATH 283 Calculus III (4 credits)A continuation of MATH 182. Topics include infinite sequences and series, vectors, differentiation and integration of vectorvalued functions, the calculus of functions of several variables, multiple integrals and applications, line and surface integrals, Green's Theorem, Stokes' Theorem, and the Divergence Theorem. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 182.
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MATH 285 Differential Equations (3 credits)Theory and solving techniques for general ordinary differential equations, first order and second order linear equations, boundary value problems, power series solutions, Laplace transforms, and system of first order equations. Emphasis on real world phenomena.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 283.
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MATH 310 Introduction to Analysis I (3 credits)A reexamination of the calculus of functions of onevariable: real numbers, convergence, continuity, differentiation, and integration.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 283.
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MATH 314 History of Mathematics (3 credits)Evolution of mathematics from ancient numeral systems to twentiethcentury mathematics. The effects of culture on mathematics and the impact of mathematics on cultures also considered.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 330.
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MATH 330 Linear Algebra (3 credits)An introduction to linear algebra, including matrices and linear transformations, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within three years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 182.
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MATH 331 Groups, Rings, and Fields (3 credits)Elementary structure of groups, rings, and fields, including homeomorphisms, normal subgroups, and ideals.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 330.
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MATH 333 Number Theory for Secondary School Teachers (3 credits)Examines in detail the structure of number systems and polynomials over these number systems, and teaches the careful art of mathematical reasoning. The course is designed for those who will make the transition from techniques courses to conceptual mathematics. Designed for prospective high school teachers but is open to other students.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 182.
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MATH 352 Probability and Statistics (3 credits)Probability experiments; sample spaces, discrete and continuous random variables and distributions; mathematical expectation, central limit theorem; hypothesis testing, and linear regression.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 181 and MATH 182.
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MATH 475 Euclidean and Non Euclidean Geometry (3 credits)Axiom systems, models, independence, consistency; incidence, distance betweenness, congruence, convexity, inequalities, parallels, perpendiculars, the Klein model; Saccheri quadrilaterals, limit triangles, and the nonEuclidean geometry of BolyaiLobatchevsky.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 333.
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