Mathematics - Fall 2018

Prealgebra: Extended Time — 3425
MAT 0300 – 5 credits
Amanda M. Bartels

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 210
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Technology Center 210
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Elementary Algebra — 3427
MAT 0500 – 3 credits

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 308
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Elementary Algebra — 3430
MAT 0500 – 3 credits

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 308
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Elementary Algebra — 3879
MAT 0500 – 3 credits

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 313
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Intermediate Algebra — 3431
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 308
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Essential Math with Quantway I — 3432
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 209
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 10:00 am – 11:40 am
Applied Math for Technology I — 3437
MAT 1210 – 3 credits
Barbara A. Hewitt

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 308
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 4:05 pm – 5:20 pm
Problem Solving w/Mathematics — 3440
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 310
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Problem Solving w/Mathematics — 3442
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Problem Solving w/Mathematics — 3445
MAT 1500 – 3 credits
Kenneth W. Woodruff

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 310
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Elementary Statistics — 3448
MAT 1540 – 3 credits
Amanda M. Bartels

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 210
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Elementary Statistics — 3458
MAT 1540 – 3 credits
Amanda M. Bartels

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 210
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
College Algebra / Trigonometry — 3450
MAT 1590 – 4 credits
Kenneth W. Woodruff

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 306
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Technology Center 306
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:20 pm
Precalculus — 3451
MAT 1600 – 4 credits

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 308
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Technology Center 308
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:20 pm
Calculus/Analytic Geometry I — 3460
MAT 1710 – 4 credits
Amanda M. Bartels

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 204
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Technology Center 204
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:20 pm