Mathematics

Classes

MTH 098 : Elementary Algebra

This course provides a study of the fundamentals of algebra. Topics include the real number systems, linear equations and inequalities, graphing linear equations and inequalities in two variables and systems of equations. This course does not apply toward the general core requirements for mathematics.

Credits

4

Prerequisites

A grade of “C” or better in MTH 090 (Basic Mathematics) or appropriate mathematics placement score

MTH 099 : Support for Intermediate College Algebra

This Learning Support course provides corequisite support in mathematics for students enrolled in MTH 100 Intermediate Algebra. The topics will parallel topics being studied in MTH 100, such as linear equations and inequalities in two variables, quadratic equations, systems of equations, radical and rational expressions and equations. This course will enhance the essential quantitative skills needed to be successful in MTH 100. This course does not apply toward the general core requirements for mathematics.

Credits

1 - 2

Prerequisites

Corequisites

MTH 100 Intermediate College Algebra

MTH 100 : Intermediate College Algebra

This course provides a study of algebraic concepts such as laws of exponents, polynomial operations, factoring polynomials, radical and rational expressions and equations, and quadratic equations. Functions and relations are introduced and graphed. This course does not apply toward the general core requirement for mathematics.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

MTH 098 Elementary Algebra or appropriate mathematics placement score.

Corequisites

MTH 099 Support for Intermediate College Algebra, if required. (Note that MTH 099 is required for students completing MTH 098 Elementary Algebra.)

MTH 103 : Introduction to Technical Mathematics

This course is designed for the student in technology needing simple arithmetic, algebraic, and right triangle trigonometric skills.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

A grade of “C” or better in MTH 098 or appropriate mathematics placement score

MTH 109 : Support for Finite Mathematics *NEW for Spring 2020

This Learning Support course provides co-requisite support in mathematics for students enrolled in MTH 110. The material covered in this course is parallel to and supportive of the material taught in MTH 110. Emphasis is placed on providing students with additional academic and non-cognitive support with the goal of success in the students’ paired MTH 110 class. This course does not apply toward the general core requirement for mathematics.

Credits

1

Prerequisites

Appropriate mathematics placement score OR MTH 100 - Intermediate College Algebra

Corequisites

MTH 110 - Finite Mathematics

MTH 110 : Finite Mathematics

This course provides an overview of topics in finite mathematics together with their applications and is intended for students who are not majoring in science, engineering, commerce, or mathematics (i.e., students who are not required to take calculus. The course introduces logic, set theory, counting techniques, basic probability, statistics, and personal finance.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Grade of C or higher in MTH 098 Elementary Algebra or appropriate mathematics placement score.

Corequisites

MTH 109 Support for Finite Mathematics or other mandatory support, if required.

MTH 111 : Support for Finite Precalculus Algebra *NEW for 2020

This Learning Support course provides co-requisite support in mathematics for students enrolled in MTH 112. The material covered in this course is parallel to and supportive of the material taught in MTH 112. Emphasis is placed on providing students with additional academic and non-cognitive support with the goal of success in the students’ paired MTH 112 class. This course does not apply toward the general core requirement for mathematics.

Credits

1

Prerequisites

Appropriate mathematics placement score or MTH 100 - Intermediate College Algebra

Corequisites

MTH 112 - Precalculus Algebra

MTH 112 : Precalculus Algebra

This course emphasizes the algebra of functions – including polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. In addition, the course covers non-linear inequalities as well as systems of linear and non-linear equations and inequalities.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Grade of C or higher in MTH 100 Intermediate College Algebra or appropriate placement score.

Corequisites

MTH 111 Support for Precalculus Algebra, if required.

MTH 113 : Precalculus Trigonometry

This course includes the study of trigonometric (circular functions) and inverse trigonometric functions, and includes extensive work with trigonometric identities and trigonometric equations. The course also covers vectors, complex numbers, DeMoivre’s Theorem, and polar coordinates. Additional topics may include conic sections, sequences, and using matrices to solve linear systems.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

A minimum prerequisite of high school Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II with an appropriate mathematics placement score is required. An alternative to this is that the student should successfully pass with a “C” or higher (S if taken as a pass/fail) MTH 112-Precalculus Algebra

MTH 120 : Calculus and Its Applications

This course is intended to give a broad overview of calculus and is taken primarily by students majoring in Commerce and Business Administration. It includes differentiation and integration of algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions and applications to business and economics. The course should include functions of several variables, partial derivatives (including applications), Lagrange Multipliers, L’Hopital’s Rule, and multiple integration (including applications).

Credits

3

Prerequisites

A minimum prerequisite of high school Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II with an appropriate mathematics placement score is required. An alternative to this is that the student should successfully pass with a “C” or higher MTH 112-Precalculus Algebra.

MTH 125 : Calculus I

This is the first of three courses in the basic calculus sequence taken primarily by students in science, engineering, and mathematics. Topics include the limit of a function; the derivative of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions; and the definite integral and its basic applications to area problems. Applications of the derivative are covered in detail, including approximations of error using differentials, maximum and minimum problems, and curve sketching using calculus.

Credits

4

Prerequisites

A minimum prerequisite of high school Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II with an appropriate mathematics placement score is required. An alternative to this is that the student should successfully pass with a “C” or higher MTH 113 (Precalculus Trigonometry) or MTH 115 (Precalculus Algebra & Trigonometry).

MTH 126 : Calculus II

This is the second of three courses in the basic calculus sequence. Topics include vectors in the plane and in space, lines and planes in space, applications of integration (such as volume, arc length, work and average value), techniques of integration, infinite series, polar coordinates, and parametric equations.

Credits

4

Prerequisites

A minimum prerequisite of high school Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II with an appropriate mathematics placement score is required. An alternative to this is that the student should successfully pass with a “C” or higher MTH 125 (Calculus I).

MTH 227 : Calculus III

This is the third of three courses in the basic calculus sequence. Topics include vector functions, functions of two or more variables, partial derivatives (including applications), quadratic surfaces, multiple integration, and vector calculus (including Green’s Theorem, Curl and Divergence, surface integrals, and Stokes’ Theorem).

Credits

4

Prerequisites

A grade of “C” or better in MTH 126 (Calculus II)

MTH 231 : Mathematics for the Elementary Teacher I

This course is designed to develop a deeper understanding of elementary school mathematics content needed for teaching. The course is designed to develop conceptual understanding of number systems and operations by focusing on basic concepts and principles, exploring multiple representations and strategies, and illuminating connections among concepts and procedures. Topics include whole numbers and integers, fractions, ratio, percent, decimals, and arithmetic operations within these systems.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Grade of C or better in MTH 098 or appropriate placement score.

MTH 232 : Mathematics for the Elementary Teacher II

This course is designed to provide mathematical insights into measurement and geometry for students majoring in elementary education. Topics include geometric shapes (two- and three-dimensional), measurement, congruence and similarity, symmetry, and transformations.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Grade of C or higher in MTH 100 or appropriate placement score.

MTH 237 : Linear Algebra

This course introduces the basic theory of linear equations and matrices, real vector spaces, bases and dimension, linear transformations and matrices, determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, inner product spaces, and the diagonalization of symmetric matrices. Additional topics may include quadratic forms and the use of matrix methods to solve systems of linear differential equations.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

A grade of “C” or better in MTH 126 (Calculus II)

MTH 238 : Applied Differential Equations I

An introduction to numerical methods, qualitative behavior of first order differential equations, techniques for solving separable and linear equations analytically, and applications to various models (e.g. populations, motion, chemical mixtures, etc.); techniques for solving higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients (general theory, undetermined coefficients, reduction of order and the method of variation of parameters), with emphasis on interpreting the behavior of solutions, and applications to physical models whose governing equations are of higher order; the Laplace transform as a tool for the solution of initial value problems whose inhomogeneous terms are discontinuous.

Credits

3

Corequisites

MTH 227 (Calculus III)

MTH 265 : Elementary Statistics

This course provides an introduction to methods of statistics, including the following topics: sampling, frequency distributions, measures of central tendency, graphic representation, reliability, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, analysis, regression, estimation, and applications. Probability, permutations, combinations, binomial theorem, random variables, and distributions may be included.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

MTH 100 (Intermediate College Algebra) or appropriate mathematics placement score