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MATH 070. Basic Mathematics Concepts

Credits: 3
 Description: An integrated review of basic algebraic and geometric concepts. Emphasis on problem solving, writing to explain methods and solutions, and collaborative learning. Course credits apply towards financial aid requirements and GPA (grade point average), but do not count towards graduation. Offered by the Math Skills Center. Semester Offered: FallSpringSummer

MATH 072. Intermediate Algebra

Credits: 3
 Description: Linear equations, inequalities, polynomials, graphs, systems of equations, algebraic fractions, radicals, quadratic equations, exponents, functions. Course credits apply towards financial aid requirements and GPA (grade point average), but do not count toward graduation. Offered by the Math Skills Center. Prerequisites: MATH 070 or high school advanced algebra with satisfactory math placement score. Semester Offered: FallSpringSummer

MATH 105. Cultural Mathematics

Credits: 3
 Description: Topics selected by the instructor to demonstrate the nature of mathematics. Semester Offered: DEMAND

MATH 110. Personal Finance

Credits: 3
 Description: Analysis of personal finance decisions with emphasis on measuring and comparing benefits, costs, and other economic information using mathematical computations, and interpreting those results. Prerequisites: MATH 072, or math placement test equivalent. Semester Offered: Spring Goal Area: GOAL AREA 4: MATHEMATICAL THINKING & QUANTITATIVE REASONING

MATH 111. Technical Mathematics

Credits: 3
 Description: Applications of linear and quadratic functions, systems of equations, exponential and logarithmic functions and trigonometric functions. No more than 5 credits from MATH 111, 112, 113, and MATH 115 may be counted toward graduation. Prerequisites: MATH 072, or high school advanced algebra with satisfactory math placement score. Semester Offered: DEMAND

MATH 112. College Algebra

Credits: 3
 Description: Functions and graphs; polynomial, radical, rational, exponential, logarithmic functions; equations, inequalities, systems of equations; applications. No more than 6 credits from MATH 112, 113, and MATH 115 may be counted toward graduation. Prerequisites: MATH 072 or high school advanced algebra with a satisfactory math placement score. Semester Offered: FallSpringSummer Goal Area: GOAL AREA 4: MATHEMATICAL THINKING & QUANTITATIVE REASONING

MATH 113. Trigonometry

Credits: 3
 Description: Trigonometric functions and their graphs; inverse trigonometric functions; trigonometric identities, equations, trigonometric applications, polar coordinates. No more than 6 credits from MATH 112, 113, and MATH 115 may be counted toward graduation. Prerequisites: MATH 112, or high school pre-calculus with satisfactory math placement score. Semester Offered: FallSpring Goal Area: GOAL AREA 4: MATHEMATICAL THINKING & QUANTITATIVE REASONING

MATH 115. Precalculus

Credits: 5
 Description: Functions and their graphs; polynomial, rational, radical, logarithmic, trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions; algebraic and trigonometric equations and inequalities, identities, systems of equations, applications. No more than 6 credits from MATH 112, 113, and MATH 115 may be counted toward graduation. Prerequisites: MATH 072 or high school advanced algebra with a satisfactory math placement score. Semester Offered: FallSpring Goal Area: GOAL AREA 4: MATHEMATICAL THINKING & QUANTITATIVE REASONING

MATH 170. Mind Over Math

Credits: 1
 Description: A math course for the non-mathematician. Knowledge and tools to develop non-routine problem solving skills and to reduce math avoidance. Semester Offered: DEMAND

MATH 171. Fundamentals of Mathematics

Credits: 3
 Description: Mathematics as a problem solving tool. Concepts of sets, logic, induction, combinatorics, numeration, recursion, trees, graph theory, and matrices. Prerequisites: MATH 072, or high school advanced algebra with satisfactory math placement score Semester Offered: DEMAND

MATH 193. Mathematical Thinking

Credits: 3
 Description: Development of problem solving and decision making strategies using mathematical tools from arithmetic, algebra, geometry, probability, and statistics. Skills to communicate and defend solutions and decisions. Prerequisites: MATH 070 or high school advanced algebra with a satisfactory math placement score. Semester Offered: FallSpringSummer Goal Area: GOAL AREA 4: MATHEMATICAL THINKING & QUANTITATIVE REASONING

MATH 196. Finite Mathematics

Credits: 3
 Description: Functions (linear, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic), simple and compound interest, annuities, linear programming, and probability. Mathematical modeling and applications. Prerequisites: MATH 072 or high school advanced algebra with a satisfactory math placement score. Semester Offered: FallSpringSummer Goal Area: GOAL AREA 4: MATHEMATICAL THINKING & QUANTITATIVE REASONING

MATH 201. Elements of Mathematics I

Credits: 3
 Description: Nature of mathematics from a problem solving approach using sets, relations, number systems, discrete mathematics, and basic algebra. Prerequisites: MATH 072 or high school advanced algebra with satisfactory math placement score. Semester Offered: FallSpringSummer Goal Area: GOAL AREA 4: MATHEMATICAL THINKING & QUANTITATIVE REASONING

MATH 211. Survey of Calculus I

Credits: 3
 Description: Ideas and concepts of calculus. Topics from differential and integral calculus of one variable. Applications to business, life sciences, economics, and other disciplines. Prerequisites: MATH 111, MATH 112, MATH 115, MATH 196 or satisfactory math placement score Semester Offered: FallSpring Goal Area: GOAL AREA 4: MATHEMATICAL THINKING & QUANTITATIVE REASONING

MATH 212. Survey of Calculus II

Credits: 3
 Description: Differentiation and integration of trigonometric functions, integration techniques and applications, three-dimensional analytic geometry, multivariable calculus, differential equations. Prerequisites: MATH 211 Semester Offered: Spring

MATH 221. Calculus I

Credits: 4
 Description: Limits, continuity, differentiation, applications of derivatives, integration. Prereq.: 115, or 112 and 113, or high school advanced algebra and trigonometry with a satisfactory math placement score. 4 Cr. F, S, SUM. Prerequisites: MATH 115, or MATH 112 and MATH 113, or high school advanced algebra and trigonometry with a satisfactory math placement score. Semester Offered: FallSpringSummer Goal Area: GOAL AREA 4: MATHEMATICAL THINKING & QUANTITATIVE REASONING

MATH 222. Calculus II

Credits: 4
 Description: Integration techniques and applications, inverse functions, topics in analytic geometry, sequences and series, improper integrals, plane curves. Prerequisites: MATH 221 Semester Offered: FallSpringSummer Goal Area: GOAL AREA 4: MATHEMATICAL THINKING & QUANTITATIVE REASONING

MATH 252. Mathematical Problem Solving with MATLAB

Credits: 3
 Description: Use of MATLAB, a mathematical computing and programming environment, to simulate, model and solve mathematically based problems. Prerequisites: MATH 222 Semester Offered: Fall

MATH 271. Discrete Mathematics

Credits: 3
 Description: Formal logic, sets, relations, functions, introduction to number theory and graph theory, basic counting principle, discrete probability, applications. Prerequisites: MATH 113 or MATH 115 Semester Offered: FallSpring

MATH 301. Elements of Mathematics II

Credits: 3
 Description: Continuation of MATH 201, including sequences and growth, algebraic concepts, informal geometry and measurement, statistics, and probability. Prerequisites: MATH 201 Semester Offered: FallSpringSummer

MATH 303. Threads of Mathematical Reasoning

Credits: 2
 Description: Techniques of proof reading and writing; review of discrete mathematics; computer representation of numbers; induction; automata and grammars; computational complexity; formal logic. A transition to upper-level courses, with emphasis on reasoning and proof. Prerequisites: MATH 221 and MATH 271 Semester Offered: FallSpring

MATH 304. Tools of Mathematical Reasoning

Credits: 3.0
 Description: Techniques of proof reading and writing; review of discrete mathematics; computer representation of numbers; induction; automata and grammars; computational complexity; formal logic; sets and transfinite cardinalities; construction of the familiar number systems. A transition to upper-level courses, with emphasis on reasoning and proof. Prerequisites: MATH 221 and MATH 271 Semester Offered: FallSpring

MATH 312. Linear Algebra

Credits: 4
 Description: Matrices, matrix operations, systems of linear equations, determinants, geometry of R-n, vector spaces, subspaces, linear transformations, inner products, eigenvalues. Prerequisites: MATH 211 or MATH 221 Semester Offered: FallSpring

MATH 320. Multivariable Calculus for Engineers

Credits: 3
 Description: Vectors, functions of several variables, gradients, multiple integrals, applications. Prerequisites: MATH 222 Semester Offered: FallSpring

MATH 321. Vector and Multivariable Calculus

Credits: 4
 Description: Vectors, functions of several variables, gradients, multiple integrals, vector fields, Green's & Stokes' theorems, applications. Prerequisites: MATH 222 Semester Offered: FallSpring

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