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MAT-090 Intermediate Algebra Support PDF

Intermediate Algebra Support is a recitation class designed to provide additional instructional time for students enrolled in MAT-160.

1 lecture, 1 non-degree credit
Corequisite: MAT-160

MAT-091 Precalculus Support PDF

Precalculus Support is a recitation class designed to provide additional instructional time for students enrolled in or MAT-180.

1 lecture, 1 non-degree credit
Corequisite: MAT-180

MAT-092 Calculus I Support PDF

Calculus I Support is a recitation class designed to provide additional instructional time for students enrolled in or MAT-280.

1 lecture, 1 non-degree credit
Corequisite: MAT-280

MAT-093 Calculus II Support PDF

Calculus II Support is a recitation class designed to provide additional instructional time for students enrolled in or MAT-281.

1 lecture, 1 non-degree credit
Corequisite: MAT-281

MAT-130 Contemporary Mathematics PDF

Contemporary Mathematics is a study of some of the fundamental concepts in mathematics and computers. Topics considered include set theory, symbolic logic, number systems, principles of counting and probability. Applications of these concepts in various fields of study are included in the course.

3 lectures, 3 credits
General Education Course

Prerequisites: MAT-031/032 or MAT-035 or equivalent by testing

MAT-150 Statistics I PDF

Statistic I is a study of frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, the normal distribution, sampling and sampling distributions, the central limit theorem, confidence interval estimation and hypothesis testing.

3 lectures, 3 credits
General Education Course

Prerequisite: MAT-031/032 or MAT-035 or equivalent by testing

MAT-155 Finite Mathematics PDF

Finite Mathematics is an introduction to the solution of problems in management, natural, behavioral, and social sciences. Topics covered include mathematical models, matrices and linear systems, and linear programming.

3 lectures, 3 credits
General Education Course

Prerequisite: MAT-031/032 or MAT-035 or equivalent by testing

MAT-160 Intermediate Algebra PDF

The study of polynomial and rational expressions, integral and fractional expressions, integral and fractional exponents, roots and radicals, linear and quadratic equations, functions, elementary curve sketching, inequalities.

4 lectures, 4 credits
NOT a General Education Course

Prerequisite: MAT-031/032 or MAT-035 with a grade of C or better or equivalent by testing

MAT-180 Precalculus PDF

Precalculus is a study of coordinate geometry, functions and graphing, polynomial and rational functions, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse trigonometric functions; analytic geometry, and applications.

4 lectures, 4 credits
General Education Course

Prerequisite: MAT-160 with a grade of C or better, by proficiency examination, or by permission of the department chair.

MAT-223 Calculus for the Managerial and Social Sciences PDF

Calculus for the Managerial and Social Sciences cover the essential ideas of the Calculus: functions, limits, continuity, derivatives and integration. The course includes applications to problems in business, economics, psychology and the social sciences.

3 lectures, 3 credits
General Education Course

Prerequisite: MAT-160 with a grade of C or better, by proficiency examination, or by permission of the department chair.

MAT-250 Statistics II PDF

Statistics II is an introduction to methods for the design of research studies and the interpretation of data that results from these studies. Topics considered include a brief review of elementary statistical concepts, additional cases of hypothesis testing and estimation, analysis of variance, analysis of enumerative data, linear regression and correlation, and nonparametric statistics. Laboratory assignments using a statistical software package are included in the course.

2 lectures, 2 labs, 3 credits
General Education Course

Prerequisite: MAT-150 with a grade of C or better or by permission of the Department Chair

MAT-268 Statistical Methods PDF

Statistical Methods provides the student with a foundation in the techniques that underlie more advanced courses in statistics. Topics considered include descriptive statistics, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing and estimation for one and two populations, goodness-of-fit and contingency tables, analysis of variance, linear regression and correlation, and nonparametric statistics.

Prerequisite: MAT-160 with a grade of C or better or by permission of the Department Chair

4 lectures,4 credits

MAT-280 Calculus I PDF

Calculus I is the study of limits, continuity, the derivative of a function, differentiation of algebraic, trigonometric inverse trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions, applications of the derivative, antidiferentiation, area under a curve, the definite integral, the Fundamental Theorem of the Calculus and its applications.

4 lectures, 4 credits
General Education Course

Prerequisite: MAT-180 with a grade of C or better, by proficiency examination, or by permission of the department chair.

MAT-281 Calculus II PDF

Calculus II is a study of differentiation and integration of transcendental function; methods of integration; applications of the integral; indeterminate forms; improper integrals; infinite series, and applications.

4 lectures, 4 credits
General Education Course

Prerequisite: MAT-280 Calculus I with a grade of C or better or by permission of the Department Chair

MAT-282 Calculus III PDF

Calculus III is a study of vectors, partial differentiation, directional derivatives, gradients, multiple integrals, vector calculus, line integrals, topics from vector analysis, and applications.

4 lectures, 4 credits
General Education Course

Prerequisite: MAT-281 with a grade of C or better or by permission of the Department Chair

MAT-283 Differential Equations PDF

Differential Equations is a study of first order equations, linear equations with constant coefficients, non-homogeneous equations, variation of parameters, series solutions, Laplace Transforms, boundary value problems, Fourier series, systems of differential equations and applications.

4 lectures, 4 credits

Prerequisite: MAT-282 Calculus III with a grade of C or better or by permission of the Department Chair

MAT-285 Discrete Mathematics PDF

Discrete Mathematics is a study of mathematical concepts and techniques that form the foundation for many upper level mathematics courses. Topics considered include sets of logic, proof techniques, function sand relations, algorithms, introduction to number theory, counting techniques, discrete probability, recurrence relations, trees, graphs, networks, and Boolean algebra. Mathematical reasoning and proofs will be stressed.

4 lectures, 4 credits

Prerequisite: MAT-280 with a grade of C or better or by permission of the Department Chair

MAT-286 Linear Algebra PDF

Linear Algebra is a study of finite dimensional vector spaces. Topics considered include vectors and vector spaces, matrices, determinants, systems of linear equations, inner product spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors and applications.

4 lectures, 4 credits

Prerequisite: MAT-280 with a grade of C or better or by permission of the Department Chair