Credit Course Schedules

Mathematics - Summer 2020

Algebra Fundamentals — 3059
MAT 0550 – 4 credits
Stephanie M. Zwyghuizen

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

Jamestown Campus

May 20 – Jul 1 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Problem Solving w/Mathematics — 3061
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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Jul 7 – Aug 13 Tue, Thu 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Elementary Statistics — 3063
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 0550 or MAT1210 (or higher) or as determined by college placement. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 148
Jul 7 – Aug 13 Tue, Thu 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
College Algebra / Trigonometry — 3064
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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
May 21 – Jul 16 Tue, Thu 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Precalculus — 3065
MAT 1600 – 4 credits
Robert A. Green

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: MAT1590 (or higher); or as determined by college placement. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

May 21 – Jul 16 Tue, Thu 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm