Mathematics - Summer 2018

Elementary Algebra — 3028
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
May 22 – Jul 2 Tue, Thu 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Intermediate Algebra — 3032
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
Jul 10 – Aug 16 Tue, Thu 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Problem Solving w/Mathematics — 3029
MAT 1500 – 3 credits
Christopher P. Reisch

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 223
Jul 10 – Aug 16 Tue, Thu 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Elementary Statistics — 3030
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 1210 (or higher) or placement exam; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Jul 9 – Aug 16 Mon, Wed 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
College Algebra / Trigonometry — 3031
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

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
May 22 – Jul 12 Tue, Thu 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm