Credit Course Schedules

Mathematics - Fall 2019

Essential Mathematics — 3600
MAT 0530 – 5 credits
Christopher P. Reisch

Students will engage in the study of mathematics for everyday life. This course integrates fluency with numbers, proportional reasoning, percentages, basic algebra, and communicating quantitative information. Applications are emphasized throughout to help students improve their basic quantitative reasoning skills. Students will also learn the value of productive persistence in the learning process. This course prepares students to take MAT 1500 - Problem Solving with Mathematics. No requisites. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 223
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed 10:00 am – 10:50 am
North County Campus Center 223
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Algebra Fundamentals — 3603
MAT 0550 – 4 credits
Christopher P. Reisch

Students will learn basic algebra skills necessary for further study in mathematics and other disciplines that involve quantitative problems. Topics include a review of arithmetic and Real numbers, linear equations and inequalities, the Cartesian coordinate system, unit analysis, properties of exponents, polynomial arithmetic, factoring techniques, the quadratic formula, and an introduction to right triangle trigonometry. Problem solving and applications are emphasized. No requisites. J fall, spring, C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 223
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed 11:00 am – 11:50 am
North County Campus Center 223
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:20 pm
Intermediate Algebra — 3420
MAT 0600 – 3 credits

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

Problem Solving w/Mathematics — 3421
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: any developmental MAT course or eligibility for any college-level MAT course. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 218
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Problem Solving w/Mathematics — 3425
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: any developmental MAT course or eligibility for any college-level MAT course. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 223
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Elementary Statistics — 3422
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 0550 or MAT1210 (or higher) or as determined by college placement. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 218
Aug 29 – Dec 19 Thu 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
College Algebra / Trigonometry — 3423
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 0550 or MAT1210 or as determined by college placement. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 123
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed 2:45 pm – 4:25 pm