Mathematics - Fall 2017

Prealgebra: Extended Time — 3580
MAT 0300 – 5 credits
Christopher P. Reisch

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

North County Center

North County Campus Center 223
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 11:00 am – 12:40 pm
North County Campus Center 223
Sep 1 – Dec 21 Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Elementary Algebra — 3581
MAT 0500 – 3 credits
Denise L. Joy

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

North County Center

North County Campus Center 218
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Elementary Algebra — 3582
MAT 0500 – 3 credits
Christopher P. Reisch

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

North County Center

North County Campus Center 223
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Intermediate Algebra — 3583
MAT 0600 – 3 credits
Christopher P. Reisch

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

North County Center

North County Campus Center 223
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Problem Solving w/Mathematics — 3584
MAT 1500 – 3 credits

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

North County Center

North County Campus Center 218
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Elementary Statistics — 3585
MAT 1540 – 3 credits
Stephen C. Helwig

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

North County Center

North County Campus Center 218
Aug 31 – Dec 21 Thu 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
College Algebra / Trigonometry — 3586
MAT 1590 – 4 credits
Christopher P. Reisch

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

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 4:20 pm