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Mathematics Classes

Pre-Algebra

Item Number
MAT 092
Credits
5

(Formerly MAT 082) Covers basic operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios and proportions, signed numbers, algebraic expressions, linear equations, order of operations, basic geometry, units of measurement, and introduction to statistics.

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Prerequisites

Accuplacer arithmetic score of 230 or equivalent or higher.

Introduction to Algebra for Industrial and Business Math

Item Number
MAT 093
Credits
5

(Formerly MAT 088) Develops algebraic topics including polynomials, factoring and rational expressions. This class can be used as a prerequisite for MAT 105 and MAT 103.

Prerequisites

Accuplacer quantitative score of 230 or equivalent or successful completion of MAT 092 is required.

Introduction to Algebra

Item Number
MAT 094
Credits
5

(Formerly MAT 091) Develops algebraic topics including algebraic expressions, solving linear equations and inequalities, coordinate graphing, systems of equations, polynomials, factoring and introduction to rational expressions. 

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Prerequisites

Accuplacer quantitative score of 230 or equivalent or successful completion of MAT 092 is required.

Intermediate Algebra

Item Number
MAT 099
Credits
5

Expands on algebraic topics including solving equations and inequalities, graphing of linear and nonlinear equations, and rational expressions. Develops topics including roots and radicals; solving absolute value equations and inequalities; solving quadratic, exponential and logarithmic equations; and introduction to functions. 

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Prerequisites

Accuplacer quantitative score of 252 or equivalent or successful completion of MAT 094.

Business Mathematics

Item Number
MAT 103
Credits
5

Develops elements of algebra applied to percentages, markup and markdown, discounts, payroll, and simple and compound interest. Scientific calculator required. 

Prerequisites

Accuplacer advanced algebra score of 233 or equivalent or above or successful completion of MAT 093 or MAT 094.

Business Mathematics

Item Number
MAT 103 or higher
Credits
5

Develops elements of algebra applied to percentages, markup and markdown, discounts, payroll, and simple and compound interest.  Scientific calculator required.

Prerequisites

Accuplacer advanced algebra score of 233 or equivalent or above, or successful completion of MAT 093 or MAT 094.

Introductory Computer Mathematics

Item Number
MAT 104
Credits
5

Develops techniques in discrete mathematics common to computers, electronic communications and digital electronics. Discusses scientific notation; introductory trigonometry; logarithms; analog-to-digital conversion; decimal, binary, octal, and hexadecimal number systems; introductory Boolean algebra; and binary arithmetic as core elements. 

Prerequisites

Accuplacer advanced algebra score of 233 or equivalent or above, or successful completion of MAT 094.

Mathematics for Industrial Professionals

Item Number
MAT 105
Credits
5

Develops elements of algebra, geometry, metric measure, and trigonometry to calculate areas, volumes, and angles for polygonal objects, objects with smooth curves, and composite objects. Includes applications to material strength, tapers, pulleys, gears, screw threads and elementary engines. Scientific calculator required. 

Prerequisites

Accuplacer advanced algebra score of 233 or equivalent or above, or successful completion of MAT 093 or MAT 094.

Math for Electronics

Item Number
MAT 106
Credits
5

Covers elements of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry; trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions; and current, voltage, resistance, power, reactance, capacitance, and inductance, focusing on DC and AC electronics. Introduces logic gates and Boolean algebra as applied to logic controllers. Scientific calculator required. 

Prerequisites

Accuplacer advanced algebra score of 233 or equivalent or above, or successful completion of MAT 094.

Math for Health Occupations

Item Number
MAT 108
Credits
5

Develops elements of algebra, including quadratic equations with real roots and unit conversion processes applied to U. S. and metric measure, calculation of dosages, and intravenous infusions. Covers solutions and dilutions, elementary chemical calculations, and elementary non-linear functions. Scientific calculator required. 

Prerequisites

Accuplacer advanced algebra score of 233 or equivalent or above, or successful completion of MAT 094.

Math for Non-Science Majors

Item Number
MAT 110
Credits
5

Covers a variety of topics including probability, statistics, finance, modeling, sets and counting, matrix operations, and exponential and logarithmic functions. Graphing calculator required. 

Prerequisites

Appropriate Accuplacer advanced algebra score of 233 or equivalent, or successful completion of MAT 099.

Math for Cosmo/Esth Professionals

Item Number
MAT 111
Credits
5

This course is designed to prepare students interested in the cosmetology career to gain confidence in the mathematics and problem solving they may encounter. Topics covered include: methods of mathematical operations; order of operations; fractions; percentages; decimals; mathematical expressions and equation; solving variable equations and formulas; markdowns and markups; simple business math calculations; unit analysis, including US and metric measuring systems; time management; handling payroll.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of MAT 093.

Measurement and Statistical Process Control

Item Number
MAT 413
Credits
5

Introduces key tools used in Statistical Process Control, including control charts, continuous improvement, acceptance sampling, and the design of experiments. Also covers fundamental metrology principles, including error measurement and analysis, the impact of temperature and pressure on precision measurement; equipment calibration; and advanced test and measurement techniques.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of MAT 311 or instructor permission.

Math in Society

Item Number
MATH& 107
Credits
5

Exploration of mathematical concepts, with emphasis on observing closely, developing critical thinking, analyzing and synthesizing techniques, improving problem-solving skills, and applying concepts to new situations. Core topics are probability and statistics. Additional topics may be chosen from a variety of math areas useful in our society.

Prerequisites

Appropriate Accuplacer advanced algebra score of 233 or equivalent or successful completion of MAT 099.

Precalculus I

Item Number
MATH& 141
Credits
5

Covers linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, absolute value, exponential, logarithmic, and inverse functions and equations; composite functions, linear and quadratic inequalities, graphs of functions, relations, and inequalities; and graphic transformations. Introduces limits, linear and quadratic curve fitting, and mathematical modeling including exponential growth and decay. Graphing calculator required. 

Prerequisites

Appropriate Accuplacer advanced algebra score of 233 or equivalent, or successful completion of MAT 099.

Precalculus II, Functional Trigonometry

Item Number
MATH& 142
Credits
5

Covers circular, trigonometric, and inverse-trigonometric functions and graphs; trigonometric and inverse trigonometric identities; trigonometric equations; vectors and elementary vector operations; De Moivre’s theorem and equations with complex solutions; and polar and parametric equations and their graphs. Graphing calculator required. 

Prerequisites

Appropriate Accuplacer advanced algebra score of 263 or equivalent, or successful completion of MATH& 141 or equivalent.

Introduction to Stats

Item Number
MATH& 146
Credits
5

Descriptive and inferential statistics, including measures of central tendency, dispersion or variation, and skewness. Students are introduced to basic concepts in probability, as well as discrete and continuous probability distribution functions. Statistical inference includes sampling, elementary experimental design, and hypothesis testing using normal, student’s T, and F-distributions; linear regression and correlation; and the chi-square distribution. Graphing calculator is required. 

Prerequisites

Appropriate Accuplacer advanced algebra score of 263 or equivalent, or successful completion of MAT 099 is required.

MATH& 146 or higher

Item Number
MATH& 146 or higher
Credits
5

Descriptive and inferential statistics, including measures of central tendency, dispersion or variation, and skewness. Students are introduced to basic concepts in probability, as well as discrete and continuous probability distribution functions. Statistical inference includes sampling, elementary experimental design, and hypothesis testing using normal, student’s T, and F-distributions; linear regression and correlation; and the chi-square distribution. Graphing calculator is required. 

Prerequisites

Appropriate Accuplacer advanced algebra score of 263 or equivalent, or successful completion of MAT 099 is required.

Calculus I

Item Number
MATH& 151
Credits
5

Covers algebraic and transcendental functions, continuity, limits (including indeterminate forms), derivatives and differentials of algebraic and transcendental functions (e.g., exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric forms), applications of differential calculus, and an introduction to antiderivatives or indefinite integrals. Graphing calculator is required. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of MATH& 142 or equivalent is required.

Calculus II

Item Number
MATH& 152
Credits
5

Topics of calculus are presented geometrically, numerically and symbolically. MATH& 152 topics include applications of integration, differentiation, and methods of integration including improper integrals. Graphing calculator required. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of MATH& 151 or equivalent is required.

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