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. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 91 with a grade of 'C' or higher or have earned a satisfactory score on the placement test, ACT, or SAT.
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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 with a grade of 'C' or higher or have earned a satisfactory score on the placement test, ACT or SAT.
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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, graphing linear equations in two variables, inequalities, systems of linear equations, radicals and rational exponents, and quadratic equations. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 91 with a grade of 'C' or higher or have earned a satisfactory score on the placement test, ACT, or SAT.
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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. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 95 or MATH 97 with a grade of 'C' or higher or have earned a satisfactory score on the placement test, ACT, or SAT.
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MATH 120 Fundamentals of College Mathematics (3 credits)Includes set theory, logic, consumer mathematics, measurement, geometry, probability, and statistics. Course is broad in scope, emphasizing applications. 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 with a grade of 'C' or higher or have earned a satisfactory score on the placement test, ACT, or SAT or have completed MATH 95 and (ENG 100 or ENG 101) with a grade of 'C' or higher.
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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 or above, including STAT 152, with a grade of 'C' or higher.
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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 above, including STAT 152, with a grade of 'C' or higher.
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MATH 126 Precalculus I (3 credits)A third course in algebra that stresses polynomial, quadratic, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions, including their graphs and applications; complex numbers; systems of equations; and basic operations with matrices and determinants, including Cramer's rule. 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 with a grade of 'C' or higher or have earned a satisfactory score on the placement test, ACT, or SAT.
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MATH 126E Precalculus I Expanded (5 credits)A third course in algebra that stresses polynomial, quadratic, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions, including their graphs and applications; complex numbers; systems of equations; and basic operations with matrices and determinants, including Cramer's rule. This course also contains a review of topics from Intermediate Algebra, including but not limited to polynomials and factoring, rational expressions, rational exponents, and radical expressions. This is a 5credit bridge course. Only three of the credits are applicable to the math general education requirement; the other two credits will be classified as electives. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 95 with a grade of 'B' or higher, or MATH 96 with a grade of 'C' or higher, or have earned a satisfactory score on the placement test, ACT, or SAT.
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MATH 127 Precalculus II (3 credits)Topics include circular functions, their graphs, and applications; trigonometric identities and equations; conic sections; vectors; sequences and mathematical induction. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 126 or MATH 126E with a grade of 'C' or higher or have earned a satisfactory score on the placement test, ACT, or SAT.
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MATH 128 Precalculus and Trigonometry (5 credits)Topics Include 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 with a grade of 'C' or higher or have earned a satisfactory score on the placement test, ACT, or SAT.
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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 the following courses with a grade of 'C' or higher: [(MATH 126 or MATH 126E) 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, infinite sequences and series, and firstorder differential equations. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 181 with a grade of 'C' or higher.
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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 two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 182 with a grade of 'C' or higher.
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MATH 283 Calculus III (4 credits)A continuation of MATH 182. Topics include 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 with a grade of 'C' or higher.
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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. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 283 with a grade of 'C' or higher.
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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. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 283 with a grade of 'C' or higher.
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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. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 330 with a grade of 'C' or higher.
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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 two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 182 with a grade of 'C' or higher.
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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. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 330 with a grade of 'C' or higher.
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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. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 182 with a grade of 'C' or higher.
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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. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 182 and STAT 152 with a grade of 'C' or higher.
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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 BolyaiLobachevsky. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within two years of enrolling in this course.
Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 333 with a grade of 'C' or higher.
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