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Mathematics Classes

Fundamentals of Arithmetic

Item Number
MAT 060
Credits
5

Comprehensive instruction in basic arithmetic including whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions and percentages. Math vocabulary and problem solving strategies and approaches are taught. 

Prerequisites

Appropriate COMPASS placement score (pre-algebra 29 or below) is required.

Pre-Algebra

Item Number
MAT 082
Credits
5

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

COMPASS pre-algebra 30 or higher or successful completion of MAT 060 is required.

Introduction to Algebra for Industrial and Business Math

Item Number
MAT 088
Credits
5

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

Prerequisites

COMPASS algebra score of 32 or successful completion of MAT 082 is required.

Introduction to Algebra

Item Number
MAT 091
Credits
5

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

Note:
Item numbers 5W39, 5W36, 5W27, 5W30, 5W33, 5W15, 5W18, 5W21, 5W24 are self-paced labs, which gives students the opportunity to finish the course in a higher math than what they started in based upon the amount of work achieved by the students. These are ideal for those needing the extra help, since these classes also have assigned tutors.

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Prerequisites

COMPASS algebra score of 32 or successful completion of MAT 082 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. 

Note:
Item numbers 5W31, 5W37, 5W34, 5W28, 5W40, 5W16, 5W19, 5W22, 5W25 are self-paced labs, which gives students the opportunity to finish the course in a higher math than what they started in based upon the amount of work achieved by the students. These are ideal for those needing the extra help, since these classes also have assigned tutors.

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Prerequisites

COMPASS algebra score of 62 or college algebra score of 40 or above or successful completion of MAT 091.

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

COMPASS algebra score of 62 or college algebra score of 40 or above or successful completion of MAT 088 or MAT 091.

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

COMPASS algebra score of 62 or above or college algebra score of 40 or above, or successful completion of MAT 091.

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

COMPASS algebra score of 62 or above or college algebra score of 40 or above, or successful completion of MAT 088 or MAT 091.

Mathematics for Industrial Professionals

Item Number
MAT 105 or higher
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

COMPASS algebra score of 62 or above or college algebra score of 40 or above, or successful completion of MAT 088 or MAT 091.

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

COMPASS algebra score of 62 or above or college algebra score of 40 or above, or successful completion of MAT 091.

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

COMPASS algebra score of 62 or above or college algebra score of 40 or above, or successful completion of MAT 091.

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 COMPASS placement score (algebra 76 or above or college algebra 40 or above) or successful completion of MAT 099.

Discrete Mathematics

Item Number
MAT 210
Credits
5

Students will develop tools for reasoning about discrete mathematical objects. Topics include counting and combinations, laws of logic, methods of proof, set theory, cardinality, proof by induction, recursion and relations/functions. 

Prerequisites

COMPASS college algebra score of at least 53 or successful completion of MATH& 141.

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 COMPASS placement score (algebra 76 or above or, college algebra 48 or above) 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 COMPASS placement score (college algebra 53 or higher) 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 COMPASS placement score (algebra 76 or above or college algebra 48 or above) or successful completion of MAT 099 is required.

MATH& 146 or higher

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 COMPASS placement score (algebra 76 or above or college algebra 48 or above) 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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