Math

AMATH 175 - Financial Math (5 Credits)
This course applies mathematics to personal finance. Concepts include linear and piecewise linear functions; quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic relationships; graphing; distributions; measures for center; and spread of distributions. Financial concepts include income, taxes, discounts, simple and compound interest, buying on credit, depreciation, expenses, budgeting, annuities, stocks and bonds, and planning for retirement.

AMATH 190 - Financial Algebra (5 Credits)
This course applies intermediate algebra to personal finance. Mathematical concepts will include linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, and piecewise defined functions; graphing; distributions; measures for center; and spread of distributions. Financial concepts include income, taxes, discounts, simple and compound interest, buying on credit, depreciation, expenses, budgeting, annuities, stocks and bonds, and planning for retirement.

AMATH 193 - Bridge to Pre-Calculus (3 Credits)
This course covers intermediate algebra topics necessary for success in precalculus and beyond. Students study polynomials and functions (quadratic, rational, exponential, and logarithmic). PREREQUISITE(S): Completion of AMATH 190 with a 2.0 or higher, or placement by assessment.

AMATH 195 - Advanced Applied Algebra (5 Credits)
This course covers the following topics and their applications to business and industry: rational expressions; solving rational equations; rational formulas and variation; rational exponents and radicals; complex numbers and operation with complex numbers; quadratic equations; completing the square and quadratic formula; functions and their graphs; domain and range of functions; inverse functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; properties of logarithms; solving exponential and logarithmic equations; solving applied problems related to business and industry. PREREQUISITE(S): Completion of MATH 085 or AMATH 185 with a 2.0 or higher, or placement by assessment.

MATH 065 - Fundamentals of Mathematics (5 Credits)
The course covers addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, percentages, ratio and proportion, estimation, solving applied math problems.

MATH 075 - Pre-Algebra (5 Credits)
This course lays the foundation for the study of algebra. The topics include: review of whole number operations, fractions, decimals, percent, ratio and proportion; signed numbers and operations on signed numbers; real numbers; simplifying algebraic expressions; solving linear equations; geometry; units of measurement; introduction to graphs and statistics. This class is taught either in traditional lecture mode or through individually tailored, interactive computer instruction that provides the student’s primary method of learning, with the instructor available to assist students on an individual basis during the class period. PREREQUISITE(S): Completion of MATH 065 with a 2.0 or higher, or placement by assessment.

MATH 085 - Beginning Algebra (5 Credits)
This introductory course in algebra covers the following topics: review of selected pre-algebra topics, introduction to set theory and the real numbers; algebraic expressions; linear equations in one variable and their applications; linear inequalities; introduction to graphing; systems of two equations in two unknowns and their applications; systems of inequalities; polynomial operations; factoring polynomials; simplifying rational expression; solving quadratic equations by factoring. This class is taught either in traditional lecture mode or through individually tailored, interactive computer instruction that provides the students’ primary method of learning, with the instructor available to assist students on an individual basis during the class period. PREREQUISITE(S): Completion of MATH 075 or AMATH 175 with a 2.0 or higher, or placement by assessment.

MATH 092 - Descriptive Statistics with Algebra II (5 Credits)
This course provides an introduction to statistics and algebra for non-STEM majors and is based on the Statway™ curriculum for teaching statistics with integrated algebra. This is the first quarter of two in the STATWAY sequence. This course covers concepts and methods of statistics with an emphasis on data analysis. Topics for this course include: exponential functions, solving linear equations, probability and introduction to logarithms. Application problems will be taken from numerous fields. This sequence is recommended for students with majors that require no mathematics beyond freshman-level statistics. Completion of the MATH 092 and MATH 136 sequence is equivalent to finishing a college-level statistics course (such as MATH&146).

MATH 095 - Intermediate Algebra (5 Credits)
This course covers the following topics: review of selected elementary algebra topics; absolute value equations and inequalities; factoring polynomials; rational expressions; solving rational equations; rational exponents and radicals; quadratic equations and complex numbers; functions and their graphs; inverse functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; properties of logarithms; solving polynomial, quadratic-form and radical equations. This class is taught either in traditional lecture mode or through individually tailored, interactive computer instruction that provides the student’s primary method of learning, with the instructor available to assist students on an individual basis during the class period. PREREQUISITE(S): Completion of MATH 085 or AMATH 185 with a 2.0 or higher, or placement by assessment.

MATH 136 - Inferential Statistics (5 Credits)
This course provides an introduction to statistics and algebra for non-STEM majors and is based on the Statway™ curriculum for teaching statistics with integrated algebra. This is the second quarter of two in the Statway sequence. This sequence covers concepts and methods of statistics with an emphasis on data analysis. Topics for this course include probability distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing for proportions and means. Application problems will be taken from numerous fields. This sequence is recommended for students with majors that require no mathematics beyond freshman-level statistics. Completion of the MATH 092 and MATH 136 sequence is equivalent to finishing a college-level statistics course (such as MATH& 146).

MATH& 107 - Math in Society (5 Credits)
This college level course provides a mathematical perspective of contemporary issues. The course is designed for students who do not intend to continue in mathematics or science. Topics vary but may include areas of finance, statistics, data analysis, logic and applications relevant to humanities, social sciences and education. Content emphasis is on problem solving and quantitative reasoning. General education distribution area: Quantitative / Symbolic Reasoning. PREREQUISITE(S): Completion of MATH 095, AMATH 190, or AMATH 195 with a 2.0 or higher, or placement by assessment.

MATH& 141 – Pre-Calculus I (5 Credits)
Elementary functions, their graphs and transformations of their graphs, with applications to mathematical modeling. Examples include linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, composite functions, and inverse functions. General education distribution area: Quantitative / Symbolic Reasoning. PREREQUISITE(S): Completion of MATH 095, AMATH 193, or AMATH 195 with a 2.0 or higher, or placement by assessment.

MATH& 142 - Pre-Calculus II (5 Credits)
Trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions, their graphs and transformations of their graphs, with applications to mathematical modeling. Solving trigonometric equations, the derivation and use of trigonometric identities. Polar coordinates and parametric equations, with applications to mathematical modeling. Conic sections, with applications to mathematical modeling. General education distribution area: Quantitative / Symbolic Reasoning. PREREQUISITE(S): Completion of MATH& 141 with a 2.0 or higher, or placement by assessment.

MATH& 146 - Introduction to Statistics (5 Credits)
This course is an introduction to statistics and how it may be applied in the analysis of numerical data. It includes the following topics: structure of data sets, central tendency, dispersion, means, standard deviation, correlation, and regression, binomial and normal probability distributions, sampling methods, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. General education distribution area: Quantitative / Symbolic Reasoning. PREREQUISITE(S): Completion of MATH 095, AMATH 190, or AMATH 195 with a 2.0 or higher, or placement by assessment.

MATH& 148 - Business Calculus (5 Credits)
Introduction to Differential and Integral Calculus of elementary functions with emphasis on business applications and its use in optimization. General education distribution area: Quantitative / Symbolic Reasoning. PREREQUISITE(S): Completion of MATH& 141 with a 2.0 or higher, or placement by assessment.

MATH& 151 - Calculus I (5 Credits)
Differential calculus. The definition and interpretation of the derivative, with applications to mathematical modeling. Derivatives of algebraic and transcendental functions. General education distribution area: Quantitative / Symbolic Reasoning. PREREQUISITE(S): Completion of MATH& 142 with a 2.0 or higher, or placement by assessment.

MATH& 152 - Calculus II (5 Credits)
Integral calculus. The definition, interpretation and application of the definite integral. The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, techniques of integration and definite integrals involving parametrically described curves. Introduction to differential equations. This class is taught either in traditional lecture mode or through individually tailored interactive computer instruction that provides the student’s primary method of learning, with the instructor available to assist students on an individual basis during the class period. General education distribution area: Quantitative / Symbolic Reasoning. PREREQUISITE(S): Completion of MATH& 151 with a 2.0 or higher, or placement by assessment.

MATH& 163 - Calculus 3 (5 Credits)
This third course in the calculus sequence covers vectors, series, and multivariable functions, as well as partial derivatives and differentiation. PREREQUISITE(S): Completion of MATH& 152 with a 2.0 or higher, or equivalent course.