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MAT 096 LSS Pre-Algebra 5 qh
Institutional Credit only
Review of basic skills of arithmetic: common and decimal fractions, computational skills, and ratio and proportion. Prerequisite:  Placement by examination and/or recommendation of the Division Chair of Learning Support Services or the Assistant Dean.

MAT 097 LSS Math I 5 qh
Institutional Credit only
Introduction of elementary algebraic concepts: variables, polynomials, solutions of simple equations, and graphing. Prerequisites:  MAT 096 or placement by examination and/or recommendation of the Division Chair of Learning Support Services or the Assistant Dean.

MAT 099 LSS Math II 5 qh
Institutional Credit only
Continuation of MAT 097, covering rational, radical, and quadratic equations and complex numbers. Prerequisite: MAT 097 or placement by examination and/or recommendation of the Division Chair of Learning Support Services or the Assistant Dean.

MAT 106 Intro to Mathematical Modeling 5 qh
This course is designed as an alternative to college algebra for those students who will not require calculus in their future study. This course is an introduction to mathematical modeling using graphical, numerical, symbolic, and verbal techniques to describe and explore real-world phenomena. Completion of this course with a grade of C or better will establish math competency, which is required for graduation. Prerequisite: Satisfactory score in Math Placement Exam or completion of MAT 099 with a grade of C or better. A student who successfully completes MAT 109 for the Essential Skills requirement cannot use MAT 106 to satisfy the Math/Science elective.

MAT 109 College Algebra 5 qh
A college algebra course with applications. Topics include the study of linear, quadratic, exponential and logarithmic functions, the real number axioms, equations, inequalities and systems of equations.  Completion of this course with a grade of a  C or better  will establish math competency, which is required for graduation.  Prerequisite:  Satisfactory score in Math Placement Exam or completion of MAT 099 with a grade of C or better.  A student who successfully completes MAT 106 for the Essential Skills requirement cannot use MAT 109 to satisfy the Math/Science elective.

MAT 110 Plane Trigonometry 5 qh
The study of basic trigonometric functions, graphs of trigonometric functions, identities, right triangles, the law of sines, the law of cosines, oblique triangles and their areas. Prerequisite: By placement.

MAT 111 Survey of Calculus 5 qh
A brief survey of the key elements of elementary calculus. Emphasis on the application of calculus to problems in management and economics. Prerequisite: By placement.

MAT 112 Precalculus 5 qh
The study of polynomials, exponential and logarithmic functions, conic sections, and an introduction to trigonometric functions. The focus of this course is on an in-depth study of topics in algebra which are essential for an understanding of calculus. Students with strong backgrounds in mathematics who are planning to major in areas of science or technology should take MAT 112 instead of MAT 109. Prerequisite: By placement.

MAT 200 Applied General Probability & Statistics 5 qh
An overview of the ideas and concepts that are basic to modern statistics. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, estimation, hypothesis testing, and linear regression. Students will be exposed to applications from `a variety of fields. Prerequisite: MAT 106 or MAT 109 or permission of instructor.

MAT 201 Calculus I 6 qh
The first quarter of Calculus will involve the study of limits and continuity, derivatives, the applications of the derivatives, definite and indefinite integral, fundamental theorem of  calculus and applications of integration to areas and volumes of solids revolution. Prerequisite: By placement.

MAT 202 Calculus II 6 qh
The second quarter of calculus will involve the study of exponential, logarithmic, hyperbolic and inverse trigonometric functions, techniques of integration, infinite series, sequences, polar coordinates and conics. Prerequisite: MAT 201

MAT 203 Calculus III 6 qh
The third quarter of calculus will involve the study of vectors, partial derivatives, multiple integrals and their applications, Greenes and Stokes Theorems. Prerequisite: MAT 202.

MAT 208 Foundations of Numbers and Operations 5 qh
This course is an introductory mathematics course for early childhood education majors. This course will emphasize the understanding and use of major concepts of numbers and operations. As a general theme, strategies of problem solving will be used and discussed in the context of various topics.   (*This course cannot be used to satisfy any mathematic requirement other than the concentration requirements of the early childhood education track.)   Prerequisite:  MAT 106, MAT 109 or MAT 112.


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