MATH 091C                  Prealgebra

Reviews the essential math skills required for success in an elementary algebra course. Topics include basic arithmetic operations with whole numbers, signed numbers, fractions, decimals, percent, ratio and proportion, basic algebra, and graphing. The institutional credits awarded for this course do not count toward graduation requirements but are calculated into GPA. Completion of this course requires a grade of C or higher.

Lecture Hours: 4    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 4

MATH 092C                  Introduction to Algebra

A stand-alone preparatory course. Topics include expressions, linear equations and inequalities, linear functions, slope, word problems, systems of linear equations, radicals, polynomials and factoring techniques, rational expressions, quadratic equations, and exponents. Calculator use is allowed in the course. The institutional credits awarded for this course do not count toward graduation requirements but are calculated into GPA. Completion of this course requires a grade of C or higher to advance to a college-level mathematics course. For institutional credit only. (Prerequisite: permission of academic advisor)

Lecture Hours: 4    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 4

MATH 115C                  Practical Mathematics in Electronic Technology

Reinforces basic mathematical concepts and introduces terminology and problem solving with applications employed in engineering technology to students planning to enter the AGGP, EET, or CPET curriculums. Topics include algebra, engineering notation, precision and accuracy of numbers, literal equations, unit conversions, basic electric circuits, component identification, and measurement techniques. Exercises and lab experiments will concentrate on developing methods of analysis employed in problem solving. Emphasis is placed on terminology and development of methods and analytical skills applied in engineering technologies. Theory will be reinforced through lab experiments. A graphing calculator will be required. Grading will be pass/fail.

Lecture Hours: 4    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 1    Credit Hours: 1

MATH 120C                  Quantitative Reasoning

Exposes students to a wide range of general mathematics. Problem solving and critical thinking skills, along with the use of technology, will be emphasized and reinforced throughout the course as the student becomes actively involved in solving applied problems. Topics include number systems, set theory, modeling, finance, geometry, measurement, probability, statistics, and selected subtopics related to the student’s major field of study. A graphing calculator is strongly recommended. (Prerequisite: Satisfactory placement test scores as defined by the mathematics faculty or successful completion [with a grade of C or higher] of MATH 092C or by permission of the math department chair.) Students who have received credit for MATH 120C may not also receive credit for MATH 120XC.

Lecture Hours: 4    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 4

MATH 120XC                  Quantitative Reasoning

Exposes students to a wide range of general mathematics. Problem solving and critical thinking skills, along with the use of technology, will be emphasized and reinforced throughout the course as the student becomes actively involved in solving applied problems. Topics include number theory and systems, functions and modeling, finance, geometry, measurement, probability, statistics, and selected subtopics related to the student’s major field of study. (Prerequisite: MATH 092C with a grade of C or higher or the high school equivalent with a grade of C or higher) Students who have received credit for MATH 120C may not also receive credit for MATH 120XC.

Lecture Hours: 3    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 3    Credit Hours: 4

MATH 124C                  College Algebra

Topics include linear, quadratic and higher degree equations; rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic equations; graphs of functions; models and applications of functions; systems of linear equations; matrices and conic sections; sequences and series; and trigonometry. A graphing calculator is required. (Prerequisite: successful completion of MATH 092C or high school equivalent with a grade of C or higher, satisfactory placement scores as defined by the mathematics faculty, or by permission of the department chair) Students who have received credit for MATH 124XC may not also receive credit for MATH 124C.

Lecture Hours: 4    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 4

MATH 124XC                  College Algebra

Designed for students who need to develop requisite math skills while simultaneously studying advanced algebra topics. During lab sessions, students receive instruction and practice in fundamental skills directly related to the topics presented during lecture. The course emphasizes the use of the graphing calculator as a learning tool and as a means to obtain solutions. Topics include linear, quadratic, and higher-degree equations; rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic equations; graphs of functions; models and applications of functions; systems of linear equations; matrices and conic sections; sequences and series; and trigonometry. A graphing calculator is required. (Prerequisite: high school Algebra II with a grade of C or higher (or equivalent), MATH 092 with a grade of C or higher, or by recommendation of the Math/Physics Department) Students who have received credit for MATH 124C may not also receive credit for MATH 124XC.

Lecture Hours: 3     Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 3    Credit Hours: 4

MATH 125C                  Finite Mathematics

Topics include matrices, linear programming, counting techniques, sets, probability, statistics, mathematics of finance, Markov chains, and game theory. Applications will be emphasized. A graphing calculator will be required. (Prerequisite: MATH 124C or MATH 124XC)

Lecture Hours: 4    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 4

MATH 130C                  Geometry

Introduces the student to college-level Euclidean geometry, including definitions, postulates, and theorems. Topics include reasoning and proofs; parallel and perpendicular lines; triangles and congruence; quadrilaterals; circles; transformations; area; and analytic geometry. The course also introduces concepts in non-Euclidean geometry. The student will complete a required project. A graphing calculator, compass, protractor, and dynamic geometry software are required. (Prerequisite: high school Algebra II with a C or higher [or equivalent] or MATH 092 with a C or higher or by recommendation of the Math/Physics Department)

Lecture Hours: 4    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 4

MATH 140C                  Precalculus

Topics include, rational functions, polynomial and rational inequalities, right triangle trigonometry, graphs of trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities and equations, oblique triangles, polar coordinates and equations, vectors, systems of equations and inequalities, matrices, rotation of conic sections, counting methods, binomial theorem, and limits. A graphing calculator is required. (Prerequisite: MATH 124C or recommendation of Math Department based on placement testing)

Lecture Hours: 4    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 4

MATH 205C                  Calculus I

Includes limits; derivatives of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions; antiderivatives; and an introduction to integration. Applications will be stressed throughout the course including velocity, acceleration, curve sketching, optimization, and related rates. A graphing calculator is required. (Prerequisite MATH 140C or satisfactory placement test scores as defined by the mathematics faculty)

Lecture Hours: 4    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 4

MATH 206C                  Calculus II

Topics include indefinite integration, the definite integral, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, integrals of elementary transcendental functions, techniques of integration, polar coordinates, and power series including Taylor series. Applications will be stressed throughout the course including area, volumes of revolution, centroids, and moments of inertia. A graphing calculator is required. (Prerequisite: MATH 205C)

Lecture Hours: 4    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 4

MATH 208C                  Multivariable Calculus

A study of vectors, vector products, vector algebra, and vector-valued functions; motion in space; partial differentiation, gradient, divergence, curl, chain rule, tangent planes, extrema, and Lagrange multipliers; multiple, line, and surface integrals; divergence, and Green’s and Stokes’ theorems. A graphing calculator is required. (Prerequisite: MATH 206C)

Lecture Hours: 4    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 4

MATH 210C                  Differential Equations

Topics include methods of solving and applications of ordinary first- and second-order differential equations, Laplace transformations, series solutions, basics of linear algebra, and systems of differential equations. A graphing calculator is required. (Prerequisite: MATH 206C)

Lecture Hours: 4    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 4

MATH 215C                  Mathematical Proofs

Introduces students to reading and writing mathematical proofs. Topics include sets and logic, methods of proof, equivalence relations, functions, and cardinality, and topics from number theory and calculus. (Prerequisite: MATH 205C)

Lecture Hours: 4    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 4

MATH 220C                  Elementary Linear Algebra

Emphasizes techniques of linear algebra with applications. Topics include matrix operations, determinants, solutions of systems of linear equations, linear independence, matrix factorization, linear transformations, vector spaces, orthogonality, inner products and norms, and eigenvalues and eigenvectors. A graphing calculator is required. (Prerequisite: MATH 205C)

Lecture Hours: 4    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 4

MATH 251C                  Statistics

Topics include basic measurements of central tendency and variability, frequency distributions, probability; binomial, Poisson, Chi-square, Student t, and normal distributions; sampling distributions, estimation of parameters, hypothesis testing, correlation, and linear regression. A graphing calculator will be required. (Prerequisites: high school Algebra II with a C or higher [or equivalent] or MATH 092 with a C or higher or by recommendation of the Math/Physics Department)

Lecture Hours: 4    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 4

MATH 271C                  Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists

Topics include: descriptive statistics; probability and probability distributions; statistical test and confidence intervals for one and two samples; building regression models; designing and analyzing experiments; statistical process control. Includes use of a statistical software package throughout the course. A graphing calculator will be required.* (Prerequisite: MATH 205C.)

Lecture Hours: 4    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 4

MATH 290C                  Senior Project/Internship

Serves as the capstone course for the Associate in Science in Mathematics Degree, in which the student will demonstrate the application of the knowledge gained throughout the program. This will be achieved either by an independent study investigating mathematics, physics, and/or engineering topics selected by the student with guidance from their program advisor or through participation in an internship with an approved industry partner. The student will submit a written paper and make an oral presentation of the project/internship in a student seminar. (Prerequisites: All MATH courses with grades of C or higher and the approval of the department chair; only offered in the final semester of the Mathematics program)

Lecture Hours: 0    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 12    Credit Hours: 4

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