2019-2020 Catalog

MATH - MATHEMATICS

MATH 0720 ALGEBRA SKILLS I

Introduction to elementary algebra with applications.  Topics include operations with real numbers, operations involving algebraic expressions, solving linear equations, graphing linear equations and writing equations of lines.  This course is designed for students who are not confident in their algebra skills or whose math test places them at this level. The purpose of this course is to build mathematical competency in basic algebra skills and prepare for higher level math classes. Completion of MATH 0720 and MATH 0760 with a “B” or better in each course allows the student to enter courses for which MATH 0920 is a prerequisite.

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Prerequisites

ALEKS score 0-13, or ACT Math 0-15

Corequisites

Students must take MATH 0720, MATH 0760, and MATH 0900 concurrently

MATH 0760 ALGEBRA SKILLS II

Introduction to elementary algebra with applications.  Topics include graphing linear equations, writing equations of lines, intercepts, exponents, polynomials, and factoring. These courses are designed for students who are not confident in their algebra skills or whose math test places them at this level. The purpose of these courses is to build mathematical competency in basic algebra skills and prepare for higher level math classes. Completion of MATH 0720 and MATH 0760 with a “B” or better in each course allows the student to enter courses for which MATH 0920 is a prerequisite. 

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Prerequisites

ALEKS score of 0-13, or ACT Math 0-15

Corequisites

Students must take MATH 0720, MATH 0760, and MATH 0900 concurrently

MATH 0900 PREALGEBRA ARITHMETIC

This course covers the following topics: review of basic operations and the order of operations, fractions, decimals, ratio and proportions, conversions and applications of percent, basic geometry and measurement applications, signed numbers, and introduction to algebraic expressions and solving equations.

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Prerequisites

ALEKS 0-13, or ACT Math 0-15

Corequisites

Students must take MATH 0720, MATH 0760, and MATH 0900 concurrently

MATH 0920 BEGINNING ALGEBRA

Introduction to elementary algebra with applications. Topics include operations with real numbers, operations involving algebraic expressions, factoring, exponents, polynomials, solving linear equations and graphics.

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Prerequisites

MATH 0900 (C or better), or Math ACT score of 16-20, or ALEKS score of 14-29

MATH 0921 BEGINNING ALGEBRA WORKSHOP

This workshop is a co-requisite class with MATH 1000 and is not a stand-alone course.  Its purpose is to provide the beginning algebra skills necessary to be successful in MATH 1000, Problem Solving.  Topics include:  Operations with real numbers, operations involving algebraic expressions, exponents, solving linear equations, and graphing.

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Prerequisites

MATH 0900 or ALEKS score of 14-29

Corequisites

MATH 1000 (Section must correspond with MATH 0921)

MATH 0930 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA

Techniques of algebra with applications. Builds upon the concepts and skills developed in MATH 0920. Topics include an introduction to functions and relations, solving quadratic equations, rational expressions and equations, radical expressions and equations, solving inequalities, and graphing.

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Prerequisites

MATH 0920 (C or better); or MATH 0720 (B or better) and MATH 0760 (B or better), or ALEKS score of 30-45, or ACT Math score of 21 or higher.

MATH 0931 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA WORKSHOP

This workshop is a co-requisite class with MATH 1400 and is not a stand-alone course.  Its purpose is to provide the intermediate algebra skills necessary to be successful in MATH 1400, College Algebra.  Topics include: introduction to functions and relations, solving quadratic equations, rational expressions and equations, radical expressions and equations, solving inequalities and graphing.

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Prerequisites

Must have ALEKS placement score of 35-45 to enroll

Corequisites

MATH 1400 (Section must correspond with MATH 0931)

MATH 1000 PROBLEM SOLVING

A course in quantitative reasoning that examines modern topics for their applicability and accessibility.  Provides students with mathematical and logical skills needed to formulate, analyze, and interpret quantitative arguments in a variety of settings.  Topics include financial mathematics, elementary logic and set theory, introduction to probability, basic statistics, unit conversion, applications of algebra as well as other topics of interest.

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Prerequisites

MATH 0920 (C or better), or TECH 1000 (B or better), or MATH 0720 and MATH 0760 (B or better in each), ACT Math score of 21 or higher, or ALEKS score of 30-45

Corequisites

Students with ALEKS score of 14-29 may take MATH 0921 concurrently and not have to take MATH 0920

MATH 1100 NUMBER & OPERATIONS ELEM SCHOOL TCHRS

This course is intended for prospective elementary school teachers. The purpose is to prepare students to be competent in teaching the major concepts and skills related to the real number system and four arithmetic operations.

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Prerequisites

MATH 0920 (C or better), or MATH 0720 and MATH 0760 (B or better in each), or ALEKS score of 30-45, or Math ACT of 21 or higher

Corequisites

EDEL 1410

MATH 1105 DATA, PROBABILITY, ALGEBRA ELEM SCH TCHRS

This course is a continuation of MATH 1100, for prospective elementary teachers. Emphasis is on asking and answering critical questions about our world through algebra, probability, and data analysis to prepare students to be competent in teaching these major concepts. Explorations focus on representing, analyzing, and generalizing patterns and the chances of future events.

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Prerequisites

MATH 1100 (C or better).

MATH 1400 COLLEGE ALGEBRA

Emphasizes algebra topics which are important in preparation for the study of calculus, especially functions and their graphs. Topics include polynomial functions, exponential and logarithmic functions and equations, inequalities, and systems of equations. A graphing calculator may be required in some sections.

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Prerequisites

MATH 0930 (C or better), Math ACT of 23 or higher, or ALEKS score of 46-60

Corequisites

Students with ALEKS score of 35-45 may take MATH 0931 concurrently and not have to take MATH 0930

MATH 1405 TRIGONOMETRY

Emphasizes trigonometry and other topics important in preparation for the study of calculus. Topics include angles, right triangle trigonometry, trigonometric functions and their graphs, trigonometric equations, trigonometric representation of complex numbers, and applications. Other topics may be included, as time permits. A graphing calculator may be required in some sections.

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Prerequisites

MATH 1400 (C or better), or ACT Math of 25 or higher, or ALEKS score of 61-75.

MATH 2120 GEOMETRY & MEASUREMENT ELEM SCH TCHRS

This course is a continuation of MATH 1105 for prospective elementary teachers. Emphasis is asking and answering critical questions about spatial reasoning as evident in the real world. Includes investigations of two- and three-dimensional shapes and their properties, measurements, constructions, and transformations to prepare students to be competent in teaching these concepts.

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Prerequisites

MATH 1105 (C or better)

MATH 2200 CALCULUS I

An introduction to calculus with analytical geometry. Topics include limits, continuity, derivatives and some applications of the integral.

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Prerequisites

MATH 1405 (C or better), or ACT Math of 27 or higher, or ALEKS score of 76-100

MATH 2205 CALCULUS II

Topics include differentiation of transcendental functions, techniques of integration, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, and infinite series.

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Prerequisites

MATH 2200 (C or better).

MATH 2210 CALCULUS III

Topics to include space and solid analytical geometry, vectors, differential calculus of functions of several variables and multiple integration with applications.

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Prerequisites

MATH 2205 (C or better).

MATH 2250 ELEMENTARY LINEAR ALGEBRA

Topics include linear equations and matrices, vector spaces, linear transformations, determinants, orthogonality, eigenvalues and eigenvectors.

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Prerequisites

MATH 2205 (C or better) or Instructor Permission.

MATH 2300 DISCRETE STRUCTURES

Introduces the mathematical concepts that serve as foundations of computer science: logic, set theory, relations and functions, graphs (directed and undirected), inductively defined structures (lists and trees), and applications of mathematical induction. Provides an introduction to abstract and rigorous thinking in advanced mathematics and computer science.

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Prerequisites

MATH 2200 or equivalent, or MATH 2350 and COSC 1030 (may be taken concurrently), or instructor's permission.

MATH 2310 APPLIED DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

Topics include methods of solutions of ordinary differential equations with emphasis on applications. Transforms and appications are also included.

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Prerequisites

MATH 2205 (C or better).

MATH 2350 BUSINESS CALCULUS I

Units of study include a review of functions, their graphs and their algebra; limits and continuity; derivatives and their applications, techniques of differentiation; and the calculus for the exponential and logarithmic functions with applications to business.

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Prerequisites

MATH 1400 (C or better), or ACT Math of 26 or higher, or ALEKS score of 61-75

MATH 2355 BUSINESS CALCULUS II

Units of study include integrations and applications; techniques of integration; differential equations and applications; functions of several variables, partial derivatives, optimization; Lagrange multipliers; least squares, random variables, discrete and continuous distributions; linear systems and their solutions.

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Prerequisites

MATH 2350 (C or better).

MATH 2800 MATHEMATICS SEMINAR

Introduces mathematics majors and minors, as well as mathematics education majors to mathematical investigation and discovery.  Typically, a range of topics is covered; may include reading assignments and group or individual work on projects for preparation.

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Prerequisites

MATH 2205