Mathematics
MATH 010 – 0 Credits, 1 Billable Hours
Whole Number Arithmetic
Topics include addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers, including multidigit numbers, and word problems and geometric applications involving these arithmetic skills.
NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.
Prerequisites: LVM 9 placement or a satisfactory score on the math placement test, and corequisite of RDNG 051 or LVR 1 or consent of the math department.
MATH 073 – 0 Credits, 3 Billable Hours
Intermediate Algebra with Applications
Covers basic rational expressions and equations, radicals, quadratic equations, complex fractions, functions and relations, and exponential and logarithmic functions. Real world applications will be emphasized and presented. This course has a strong emphasis on connections to the mathematics in Liberal Arts and Statistics courses. This course serves as a prerequisite for MATH 111 and MATH 153. Students needing a different credit level math class should take MATH 083 instead of this course.
NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.
Prerequisites: RDNG 051 or ESOL 044; or ACLT 052; and MATH 082 or satisfactory score on the placement test (LVM2).
MATH 081 – 0 Credits, 1 TO 3 Billable Hours
PreAlgebra
Covers fractions, decimals, ratios, rates, proportions, percents, basic statistics, U.S. and Metric units of measurement, perimeter, area, volume, graphs, operations on signed numbers, and basic algebraic expressions and equations. 3 contact hours. Successful participation in and completion of this course require that student skills be at the secondary level.
NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.
Prerequisites: A satisfactory score on the math placement test; RDNG 051 or ESOL 044; or ACLT 052
MATH 082 – 0 Credits, 1 TO 3 Billable Hours
Introductory Algebra
Covers first degree equations and inequalities, linear equations, systems of equations, polynomials, and factoring.
NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.
Prerequisites: MATH 081 or a satisfactory score on the math placement test and RDNG 051 or ESOL 044; or ACLT 052
MATH 083 – 0 Credits, 1 TO 3 Billable Hours
Intermediate Algebra
Covers rational expressions and equations, radicals, quadratic equations, complex numbers, functions and relations, and exponential and logarithmic functions.
NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.
Prerequisites: MATH 082 or a satisfactory score on the math placement test and RDNG 051 or ESOL 044; or ACLT 052
MATH 111 – 3 Credits
Ideas in Mathematics
Students will study contemporary topics and applications of Mathematics. Topics include problem solving, probability statistics, an introduction to computers, and other selected topics. This course is for the Liberal Arts student who is not planning to major in Mathematics or the Physical Sciences. Successful completion of MATH 111 alone does not satisfy the math prerequisite for BIOL 110 or any other course that specifically lists MATH 083 as a prerequisite.
NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.
Prerequisite: ENGL 052 or ESOL 052, RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052 and MATH 073 or MATH 083.
MATH 125 – 3 Credits
Finite Mathematics and Modeling
Studies applications of mathematics to business, management, science, health, and the social sciences. Covers linear functions, linear systems, matrices, probability, linear programming, mathematical models, simple and compound interest, annuities, amortization, and other selected topics.
NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.
Prerequisites: MATH 083 or sufficient math placement score; RDNG 052 or ESOL 054 and ENGL 052 or ESOL 052; or ACLT 052
MATH 131 – 4 Credits
Concepts of Mathematics I: Numeration Systems and Operations
Covers the concepts and principles of mathematics taught in elementary education; examines the origin of numbers, system of cardinal numbers, numeration systems, and principles underlying the fundamental operations. This is not a "methods in teaching" course.
NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.
Prerequisites: MATH 083 or MATH 101 or sufficient math placement score; ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052.
MATH 132 – 4 Credits
Concepts of Mathematics II: Geometry and Measurement
Examines the concepts and principles of geometry taught in elementary education; covers geometric vocabulary, concepts and skills in two and three dimensions, coordinate geometry, metric and nonmetric geometry, and measurement.
NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.
Prerequisites: MATH 083 or MATH 101 or sufficient math placement score; ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052.
MATH 135 – 3 Credits
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry
Covers a wide range of collegelevel algebraic and trigonometric topics, such as linear and quadratic equations, righttriangle trigonometry and vectors, exponents, and logarithms, and students will develop problemsolving skills relevant to their disciplines. This course is primarily for students in certain technically oriented disciplines.
NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.
Prerequisites: ENGL 051 or ESOL 042 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052; and MATH 083
MATH 153 – 4 Credits
Introduction to Statistical Methods
Develops an understanding of statistical methodology and use of critical judgment in analyzing data sets; covers descriptive statistics, introduction to probability, normal and binomial distributions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, regression and correlation, chisquare distribution, and introduction to ANOVA. A statistical computer package, e.g. Minitab, is introduced as a computational tool.
NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.
Prerequisites: Algebra I and II and a satisfactory score on the MATH placement test or satisfactory completion of MATH 073 or MATH 083 and ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052.
MATH 163 – 3 Credits
College Algebra
Explores the nature and scope of college mathematics through the study of functions. Topics include the study of polynomial, rational, radical, piecewise defined, and absolute value functions and their graphs and applications as well as modeling with these functions. Additional topics include complex numbers, the binomial theorem, inverse functions, operations with functions, and exponential and logarithmic functions and their graphs and applications. NOTE: 3 credits awarded for MATH 163 for a CLEP Precalculus Exam score of 50 or higher.
NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.
Prerequisites: ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052; and Algebra I and II in high school and a satisfactory score on the placement exam; or MATH 083.
MATH 165 – 4 Credits
Precalculus
Prepares students for calculus; covers exponential and logarithmic functions with graphing, equations, applications, and modeling; conic sections and parametric equations; trigonometric functions; vectors; partial fractions; polar coordinates and graphing; mathematical induction; and sequences and series.
NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.
Prerequisite: ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052; and MATH 163.
MATH 230 – 4 Credits
Calculus with Applications
Explores topics of differential and integral calculus related to business, natural science and social science situations. Students will first learn the calculus of linear, polynomial, rational, logarithmic and exponential functions, and then expand their knowledge to multivariable functions. The content of this course focuses on business applications.
NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.
Prerequisite: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054 and ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 or ACLT 052; MATH 163 or 165 or LVM5.
MATH 243 – 4 Credits
Discrete Mathematics
Introduces the theoretical tools for describing algorithmic operations; covers set theory, the number system, the nature of proofs, recursion, formal logic, proof by induction, combinatorics, recurrence relations, graph theory, search problems, finite state automata, grammars, and languages. NOTE: Same as CMSC 243. Credit can be earned for one course only.
NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.
Prerequisite: ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052; and MATH 165 or satisfactory score on the math placement test.
MATH 251 – 4 Credits
Calculus I
Covers functions, limits, continuity, derivatives, derivative algorithms, linear approximations, optimization and other applications, area under a curve, definite integrals, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, Mean Value Theorem, Rolle's Theorem, Intermediate Value Theorem.
NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.
Prerequisite: MATH 165 or LVM5 or sufficient math placement score.
MATH 252 – 4 Credits
Calculus II
Covers antiderivatives, approximation techniques for definite integrals, integration techniques, improper integrals, applications of definite integrals, infinite series, power series, Taylor series and introduction to differential equations.
NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.
Prerequisite: MATH 251
MATH 253 – 4 Credits
Calculus III
Covers the major topics of third semester Calculus, including functions of several variables, differentiation and integration, vectors, vector fields, parameterization, Green's Theorem, and applications.
NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.
Prerequisite: MATH 252
MATH 257 – 4 Credits
Linear Algebra
Covers geometric vectors, matrices, systems of linear equations, vector spaces, linear transformations, determinants, eigenvectors and inner product spaces.
NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.
Prerequisite: Calculus I (MATH 251) or equivalent
MATH 259 – 3 Credits
Elementary Differential Equations
Covers techniques for solving first order differential equations, second and higher order differential equations, initial value problems, and solving differential equations by using numerical methods, Laplace Transform. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.
Prerequisite: Calculus II (MATH 252)
