Mathematics - Fall 2017

Prealgebra: Extended Time — 3538
MAT 0300 – 5 credits
Erin J. Zeiders-Weber

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 223
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Arts & Sciences Center 223
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Prealgebra — 3540
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 113
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Elementary Algebra — 3542
MAT 0500 – 3 credits
Erin J. Zeiders-Weber

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 223
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Elementary Algebra — 3545
MAT 0500 – 3 credits
Connie J. Funk

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 116
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Elementary Algebra — 3546
MAT 0500 – 3 credits
Daniel E. Rabb

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 116
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Elementary Algebra — 3547
MAT 0500 – 3 credits
Amber R. Kautzman

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 113
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Intermediate Algebra — 3549
MAT 0600 – 3 credits
Amber R. Kautzman

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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Intermediate Algebra — 3550
MAT 0600 – 3 credits
Amber R. Kautzman

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
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intermediate Algebra — 3551
MAT 0600 – 3 credits
Erin J. Zeiders-Weber

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 223
Oct 16 – Dec 21 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:45 pm
Accelerated Elementary Algebra — 3544
MAT 0701 – 2 credits
Erin J. Zeiders-Weber

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 223
Aug 28 – Oct 12 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:45 pm
Essential Math with Quantway I — 3548
MAT 0750 – 4 credits
Amber R. Kautzman

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

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 113
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 12:55 pm – 2:35 pm
Applied Math for Technology I — 3552
MAT 1210 – 3 credits
Nicholas A. Yanik

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

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 132
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Problem Solving w/Mathematics — 3553
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 267
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Problem Solving w/Mathematics — 3556
MAT 1500 – 3 credits
Patrick R. Anderson

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

Arts & Sciences Center 113
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Problem Solving w/Mathematics — 3557
MAT 1500 – 3 credits
Patrick R. Anderson

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

Arts & Sciences Center 113
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Problem Solving w/Mathematics — 3558
MAT 1500 – 3 credits
Ashley R. Hnatyszyn

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

Arts & Sciences Center 132
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Problem Solving w/Mathematics — 3559
MAT 1500 – 3 credits
Ashley R. Hnatyszyn

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

Arts & Sciences Center 132
Oct 16 – Dec 21 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:45 pm
Elementary Statistics — 3562
MAT 1540 – 3 credits
Daniel E. Rabb

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

Arts & Sciences Center 116
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Elementary Statistics — 3563
MAT 1540 – 3 credits
Daniel E. Rabb

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

Arts & Sciences Center 116
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Elementary Statistics — 3564
MAT 1540 – 3 credits
Angela M. Raynor

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

Arts & Sciences Center 132
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Elementary Statistics — 3565
MAT 1540 – 3 credits
Brian E. Johnson

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

Arts & Sciences Center 113
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
College Algebra / Trigonometry — 3574
MAT 1590 – 4 credits
Angela M. Raynor

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

Arts & Sciences Center 116
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 8:00 am – 9:50 am
College Algebra / Trigonometry — 3575
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

Arts & Sciences Center 119
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 11:25 am – 1:05 pm
College Algebra / Trigonometry — 3577
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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 4:20 pm
Precalculus — 3578
MAT 1600 – 4 credits
Rosemary E. Nadeau

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 119
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 8:00 am – 9:40 am
Precalculus — 3579
MAT 1600 – 4 credits
Daniel E. Rabb

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 116
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 12:55 pm – 2:35 pm
Calculus/Analytic Geometry I — 3525
MAT 1710 – 4 credits
Robert A. Green

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 111
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Arts & Sciences Center 111
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:20 am
Calculus/Analytic Geometry I — 3526
MAT 1710 – 4 credits
Daniel E. Rabb

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 116
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Arts & Sciences Center 116
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Calculus/Analytic Geometry II — 3529
MAT 1720 – 4 credits
Stephanie M. Zwyghuizen

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

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 111
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon 4:05 pm – 4:55 pm
Arts & Sciences Center 111
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 4:05 pm – 5:20 pm
Calculus&Analytic Geometry III — 3532
MAT 2650 – 4 credits
Stephanie M. Zwyghuizen

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

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 111
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Arts & Sciences Center 111
Sep 1 – Dec 21 Fri 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Linear Algebra — 3535
MAT 2670 – 3 credits
Stephanie M. Zwyghuizen

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

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 111
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm