Mathematics - Summer 2017

Prealgebra — 3131
MAT 0400 – 3 credits
Patricia M. Farwell-Trask

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

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 124
Jul 11 – Aug 17 Tue, Thu 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Elementary Algebra — 3132
MAT 0500 – 3 credits
Stephanie M. Zwyghuizen

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

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 121
May 23 – Jun 29 Tue, Thu 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Elementary Algebra — 3133
MAT 0500 – 3 credits
Patricia M. Farwell-Trask

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

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 124
Jul 11 – Aug 17 Tue, Thu 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Intermediate Algebra — 3134
MAT 0600 – 3 credits
Patricia M. Farwell-Trask

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

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 113
Jul 10 – Aug 17 Mon, Wed 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Problem Solving w/Mathematics — 3141
MAT 1500 – 3 credits
Michael E. McIntyre

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 148
Jul 11 – Aug 17 Tue, Thu 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Elementary Statistics — 3126
MAT 1540 – 3 credits
James A. Sposato

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 1500 or placement exam; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Jul 10 – Aug 17 Mon, Wed 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
College Algebra / Trigonometry — 3128
MAT 1590 – 4 credits
Rosemary E. Nadeau

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 267
May 22 – Jul 12 Mon, Wed 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Precalculus — 3138
MAT 1600 – 4 credits
Robert A. Green

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

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 111
May 23 – Jul 18 Tue, Thu 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Calculus/Analytic Geometry I — 3139
MAT 1710 – 4 credits
Scott Lumia

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

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 113
May 22 – Jun 29 Mon, Tue, Thu 6:30 pm – 9:40 pm