Mathematics

  • MAT 0300 Prealgebra: Extended Time

    Students will improve their basic mathematical skills. Topics include integers, real numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, and ratios and proportions. Applications are emphasized throughout to help students improve their ability to handle everyday mathematics. Students are introduced to variables and other elementary algebra topics throughout the course in preparation for MAT 0500. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 0400 Prealgebra

    Students will improve their basic mathematical skills. Topics include integers, real numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, and ratios and proportions. Applications are emphasized throughout to help students improve their ability to handle everyday mathematics. Students are introduced to variables and other elementary algebra topics throughout the course in preparation for MAT 0500.No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 0500 Elementary Algebra

    Students will learn basic algebraic skills necessary for further study in mathematics and many other disciplines which involve quantitative problems. Topics include a review of arithmetic and signed numbers, linear equations and inequalities, graphing and Cartesian coordinates, basic rules of exponents, polynomial arithmetic, and unit analysis. Problem-solving and applications are emphasized. Prerequisite: MAT 0300 or MAT 0400 or placement exam. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 0600 Intermediate Algebra

    Students will learn basic algebraic skills necessary for further study in mathematics and many other disciplines which involve quantitative problems. Topics include polynomial arithmetic, factoring, rational and radical equations and expressions, properties of rational exponents, solutions to quadratic equations, and unit analysis. Problem-solving and applications are emphasized. Prerequisite: MAT 0500 or placement exam. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 0700 Elementary & Intermed. Algebra

    Students will learn basic algebraic skills necessary for further study in mathematics and many other disciplines which involve quantitative problems. Topics include a review of arithmetic and signed numbers, linear equations and inequalities, graphing and Cartesian coordinates, basic rules of exponents, polynomial arithmetic, equations, and unit analysis. Problem-solving and applications are emphasized. This course combines the content of MAT 0500 and MAT 0600. Successful completion of the course is equivalent to completing MAT 0600. Prerequisite: MAT 0300, 0400, or higher or placement exam. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 0701 Accelerated Elementary Algebra

    Students will learn basic algebraic skills necessary for further study in mathematics and many other disciplines which involve quantitative problems. Topics include a review of arithmetic and signed numbers, linear equations and inequalities, graphing and Cartesian coordinates, basic rules of exponents, polynomial arithmetic, and unit analysis. Problem solving and applications are emphasized. Prerequisite: MAT 0300 or MAT 0400 or placement exam. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 0750 Essential Math with Quantway I

    Students will engage in the study of mathematics for everyday life. This course integrates fluency with numbers, proportional reasoning, data interpretation, algebraic reasoning, modeling, and communicating quantitative information. Mathematical concepts are investigated through group problems and class discussions based on real-life contexts of citizenship, personal finances, and medical literacy. This course prepares students to take MAT 1500 - Problem Solving with Mathematics. Students placing at this level and needing MAT 0600 should take MAT 0500 instead of this course. Prerequisites: MAT 0300 or MAT 0400 or placement exam; Eligibility: ENG 0410. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 1210 Applied Math for Technology I

    Students will learn how to solve technology-related problems using algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Special emphasis will be placed on applications to machinst work, welding, and similar disciplines. This course is designed to meet the specialized needs of students in technology-related disciplines and is not recommended for engineering or mathematics majors. Prerequisite: MAT 0500 (or higher) or placement score Accuplacer Algebra 40+. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 1220 Applied Math for Technology II

    Students will learn applications for algebra, trigonometry, complex numbers, exponential, sinusoidal and logarithmic functions, vectors, and determinants. Illustrative examples are provided for the electrical, mechanical, computer technology and physics disciplines. This course is designed to meet the specialized needs of technology students and is not recommended for engineering or mathematics majors. Prerequisite: MAT 0600 or MAT 1210 or placement exam. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 1250 Applied Technical Calculus

    Students will learn applications of derivatives and integrals. Illustrative examples are provided for the electrical, mechanical, computer technology and physics disciplines. A computer algebra system such as Derive is incorporated into the course. The course is designed to meet the specialized needs of technology students and is not intended for engineering or mathematics majors. Prerequisite: MAT 1220 or MAT 1590. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 1500 Problem Solving w/Mathematics

    Students will develop problem solving skills through a detailed study of topics such as financial mathematics, linear and exponential modeling, and geometry, in concert with specific problem solving strategies such as drawing diagrams, making systematic lists, looking for patterns, identifying sub-problems, and working backwards. Solution presentations and communication are emphasized. Prerequisite: MAT 0500 or placement exam; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 1540 Elementary Statistics

    Students will investigate various topics in both descriptive and inferential statistics including measures of central tendency and spread, graphical analysis of data, probability, random sampling, correlation and regression, hypothesis testing and confidence intervals. Practical applications are emphasized throughout the course. A significant part of the course is taught in a laboratory setting using a software package such as Minitab. Prerequisite: MAT 0600 or MAT 1210 (or higher) or placement exam; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 1590 College Algebra / Trigonometry

    Students will learn algebra and trigonometry topics necessary to prepare them for the study of precalculus. Topics include one-to-one functions and their inverses and graphs, polynomial and rational functions and their applications, radicals and exponents, complex numbers, and trigonometric functions, including graphs and basic identities. Problem-solving and applications are emphasized. An approved graphing calculator is required. Prerequisite: MAT 0600 or MAT 1210 or placement exam. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 1600 Precalculus

    Students will learn topics necessary for studying calculus and discrete mathematics. Algebra topics include rational and polynomial functions. Trigonometry topics include graphs, identities, half and double-angle formulas, and inverse trig functions. Other topics include exponential and logarithmic functions, and an introduction to limits. An approved graphing calculator is required. Prerequisite: MAT 1590 or placement exam. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 1630 Calculus/BUS/Social Science I

    Students will study an introduction to differential calculus of functions of a single variable with applications to the behavioral, management, and social sciences. Topics include limits, continuity, derivatives, and applications of derivatives for algebraic, exponential, and natural logarithm functions. Prerequisite: MAT 1530 or MAT 1600 or high school precalculus or equivalent. A student cannot receive graduation credit for both MAT 1630 and MAT 1710. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 1640 Calculus/BUS/Social Science II

    Students will study an introduction to integral calculus for functions of a single variable and the calculus of functions of several variables. Techniques of integration and differentiation and applications of these techniques to the behavioral, management, and social sciences are studied. Prerequisite: MAT 1630 or MAT 1710. A student cannot receive graduation credit for both MAT 1640 and MAT 1720. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 1670 Discrete Mathematics

    Students will master fundamental concepts of discrete mathematics that are essential for further studies in mathematics and computer science. Topics include symbolic logic and deductive reasoning, methods of proof, set theory, combinatorics, Boolean algebra, number theory, relations, and graph theory. Prerequisite: MAT 1600 or high school precalculus or equivalent. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 1710 Calculus/Analytic Geometry I

    Students will study the fundamental concepts of calculus. Topics include an introduction to analytic geometry, functions, limits and continuity, and derivatives and integrals and their applications. An approved graphing calculator is required. A computer algebra system such as DERIVE is incorporated into the course. Prerequisite: MAT 1600 or high school precalculus or equivalent. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 1720 Calculus/Analytic Geometry II

    Students will further their study of calculus. Topics include applications of the definite integral such as volume, surface area and arc lengths, logarithmic and exponential functions, trigonometric and hyperbolic functions, techniques of integration, polar coordinates, parametric equations, improper integrals, and sequences and series including power series and Taylor series. An approved graphing calculator is required. A computer algebra system such as DERIVE is incorporated into the course. Prerequisite: MAT 1710. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 2010 Math Internship

    Students receive on-the-job experience consisting of 135 hours of supervised activity in a local business or industry. Students work in conjunction with a faculty mentor and a supervisor at the job site. All guidelines in the original college internship policy will be followed. Prerequisite: at least a 2.0 GPA and either sophomore standing or one semester completion in an appropriate certificate program. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 2650 Calculus&Analytic Geometry III

    Students will continue their study of calculus. Topics include solid analytic geometry, calculus of functions of several variables, multiple integration, two- and three-dimensional vectors, and vector calculus (including Green's Theorem and Stokes' Theorem). A computer algebra system such as Mathematica is incorporated into the course. Prerequisite: MAT 1720. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 2670 Linear Algebra

    Students will learn the algebra and geometry of finite-dimensional vector spaces and their linear transformations, the algebra of matrices and determinants, characteristic values and vectors, and diagonalization of matrices. A computer algebra system such as DERIVE is incorporated into the course. This course is intended for students majoring in mathematics, computer science and engineering. Prerequisite: MAT 1720. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 2680 Ordinary Differential Equation

    Students will study differential equations of the first and higher order, systems of linear differential equations, and LaPlace transforms. Applications are stressed throughout the course. The course is intended for students majoring in mathematics, computer science, and engineering. Prerequisite: MAT 1720, MAT 2650 strongly recommended. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 7001 Mathematics for Machinists

    Students will learn how to solve technology-related problems using algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. This course is designed to meet the specialized needs of students in the machinist training program and is not recommended for engineering or mathematics majors. Prerequisite: MAT 0500 or higher or an Algebra Accuplacer score of 40+. Master Course Syllabus

  • MAT 7002 Exploring the World of Math

    Students will explore non-algebraic mathematical ideas, focusing on mathematics in the natural world. Topics include logical thought, numerical patterns, cryptography, number theory, geometry, and fractals. Eligible for ENG 0410 and ENG 0430. Master Course Syllabus