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Mathematics

diamondstarMATH 1010 Survey of Mathematics 3 Credits
Topics include critical thinking skills, problem solving, logic, geometry, measurement, consumer math, probability and statistics. Prerequisite(s): High school algebra I and algebra II and ACT math score of at least 19, or learning support math requirements or equivalent math placement score

MATH 1030 Introduction to College Mathematics 3 Credits
This course includes the study of quadratics and rational functions and their graphs, exponents, polynomial expressions and factoring, quadratic equations, rational expressions and equations, radical expressions, and related applications. The TI-83 or TI-84 Plus calculator is required and used throughout the course. This course is a prerequisite to MATH 1130, 1710, and 1730 for students with MATH ACT scores below 19. Prerequisite(s): High school algebra I and algebra II and ACT math score of at least 19, or learning support math requirements or equivalent math placement score

diamondstarMATH 1130 College Algebra 3 Credits
This course is designed for students who are not in University Parallel/College Transfer programs of science, mathematics, engineering, or computer science. Topics include linear, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions and their graphs and applications; linear and nonlinear regression models. Prerequisite(s): High school algebra I and algebra II and ACT math score of at least 21, or MATH 1030 or equivalent course

starMATH 1410 Numbers & Operations for Teachers 3 Credits
Topics include problem solving, numeration systems, integers, elementary number theory and rational numbers with an emphasis on mathematical understanding necessary to teach effectively. Prerequisite(s): High school algebra I and algebra II and geometry and ACT math score of at least 19, or learning support math requirements or equivalent math placement score

starMATH 1420 Geometry for Teachers 3 Credits
Topics include two- and three-dimensional geometry, congruence and similarity, constructions, transformations, area, volume, surface area and measurements, with an emphasis on mathematical understanding necessary to teach effectively. Prerequisite(s): High school algebra I and algebra II and geometry and ACT math score of at least 19, or learning support math requirements or equivalent math placement score

diamondstarMATH 1530 Elementary Probability & Statistics 3 Credits
Topics include elementary probability theory, concepts of descriptive statistics, discrete and continuous distributions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, sample sizes, correlation, regression, multinominal and contingency tables. Noncalculus-based computer applications will be investigated. Prerequisite(s): High school algebra I and algebra II and ACT math score of at least 19, or learning support math requirements or equivalent math placement score

diamondstarMATH 1630 Finite Mathematics 3 Credits
Linear functions and applications, interest, annuities, amortization, systems of linear equations, including Gauss-Jordan elimination, and matrix theory. Linear programming using graphical and simplex methods. Prerequisite(s): High school algebra I and algebra II and precalculus and ACT math score of at least 22, or MATH 1130, or 1710

diamondMATH 1710 Precalculus Algebra 3 Credits
Precalculus algebra for students in University Parallel/Transfer Programs of science, mathematics, engineering or computer science. This is the first of two courses in a sequence that prepares students for Calculus I. Topics include algebraic concepts, equations, inequalities, complex numbers, maximization, and exponential and logarithmic functions. Prerequisite(s): High school algebra I and algebra II and ACT math score of at least 22, or MATH 1030 or equivalent course

diamondstarMATH 1720 Precalculus Trigonometry 3 Credits
Precalculus trigonometry for students in University Parallel/Transfer Programs of science, mathematics, engineering or computer science. This is the second of two courses in a sequence that prepares students for Calculus I. Topics include the unit circle, right triangle trigonometry, graphs of trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric functions, verifying trigonometric identities, solving trigonometric equations, law of sines, law of cosines and vectors. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1710 or consent of mathematics department

diamondstarMATH 1730 Precalculus 5 Credits
Precalculus for students in University Parallel/College Transfer programs of science, mathematics, engineering or computer science. This course prepares students for Calculus I. Review of algebraic, trigonometric, logarithmic and exponential functions for students with a previous precalculus/trigonometry course. All topics in MATH 1710 and MATH 1720 will be covered in this course. MATH 1710 followed by MATH 1720 is recommended for students with an ACT math score below 22 or no previous precalculus/trigonometry course. Prerequisite(s): High school algebra I and algebra II and precalculus/trigonometry ACT math score of at least 23, or MATH 1030, or equivalent course

diamondstarMATH 1830 Basic Calculus & Modeling 4 Credits
Topics include differentiation and integration of polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions and methods of numerical integration. Topics from business modeling, such as economic applications and case studies, are explored with computer simulations, computer labs, or calculators. A graphing calculator is required. Prerequisite(s): High school algebra I and algebra II and precalculus and an ACT math score of at least 23, or MATH 1130 or 1710 or 1730

diamondstarMATH 1910 Calculus I 4 Credits
Single variable calculus for students majoring in science, mathematics, engineering and computer science. Limits and differentiation of polynomial, rational, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions and applications. Prerequisite(s): High school algebra I and algebra II and geometry and precalculus/ trigonometry and an ACT math score of at least 26, or MATH 1730, or MATH 1710 and 1720

starMATH 1920 Calculus II 4 Credits
Integral calculus with applications. Topics include methods of integration, sequences, series, polar coordinates and differential equations. Applications include real-world problems in physics, engineering, economics and biology. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1910

starMATH 2000 Matrix Computations 1 Credit
Introduction to matrix calculations, including determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. For students in engineering transfer programs. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1920

starMATH 2010 Matrix Algebra 3 Credits
Topics include solutions of systems of linear equations and Euclidean vector operations. Concepts of linear independence, basis and dimension, rank, and nullity are defined and illustrated. Additional topics include eigensystems and general linear transformations. A computer laboratory component is required. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1920

starMATH 2050 Introduction to Statistics 3 Credits
Descriptive statistics, including bivariate trends, time series, concepts of probability and probability distributions, binomial and normal distributions, linear correlation and regression, estimation and significance tests for means, contingency tables, chi-square tests for goodness of fit and independence. A computer laboratory component is included. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1830 or 1910

starMATH 2110 Calculus III 4 Credits
Calculus of functions in two or more dimensions. Topics include solid analytic geometry, partial differentiation, multiple integration and selected topics in vector calculus. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1920

starMATH 2120 Differential Equations 3 Credits
A first course in differential equations emphasizing solution techniques. Includes first-order equations and applications, theory of linear equations, basic second-order equations and applications, Laplace transforms, and series solutions. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1920

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