Credit Course Schedules

Mathematics - Spring 2020

Essential Mathematics — 3198
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
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 10:00 am – 10:50 am
North County Campus Center 223
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Algebra Fundamentals — 3199
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
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 11:00 am – 11:50 am
North County Campus Center 223
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:20 pm
Problem Solving w/Mathematics — 3200
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
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Problem Solving w/Mathematics — 3625
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: 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 110
Jan 15 – Mar 5 Wed 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
College Algebra / Trigonometry — 3201
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 116
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 2:45 pm – 4:25 pm
Discrete Mathematics — 3834
MAT 1670 – 3 credits
Amanda M. Bartels

Students will master fundamental concepts of discrete mathematics that are essential for further studies in mathematics and computer science. Topics include symbolic logic and deductive reasoning, methods of proof, set theory, combinatorics, Boolean algebra, number theory, relations, and graph theory. Prerequisite: MAT 1600 or high school precalculus or equivalent. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 110
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm