MAT010-002

Fundamental Arithmetic

A mastery-based course in basic arithmetic operations and techniques designed to provide a thorough coverage of whole number arithmetic, fractions, and decimals. Applications are used extensively to develop problem-solving techniques. The course focuses on basic computational skills, study skills, and background needed to succeed in subsequent courses. Students use the language of arithmetic to understand basic arithmetic vocabulary and to read/write simple quantitative statements. (This course does not satisfy the mathematics general education requirement.) Prerequisite: None. Recommendation by basic skills assessment score. Letter grade or Pass-Fail. 3 non-degree credits. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

MAT025-001

Pre-Algebra

A fundamental course in prerequisite algebraic topics designed to help prepare students for the study of introductory algebra and its applications. Topics include: introduction to, operation with, and application of whole numbers, integers, fractions, and decimals; exponentiation, rooting, order of operations, ratios, rates, proportions, unit conversions, percents and their applications; an introduction to algebraic expressions and equations, applications of algebraic expressions and equations, geometry, and measurement. (5 contact hours) Prerequisite: MAT010 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score / 3 non-degree credits. Semesters offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

MAT035-001

Algebra for Non-STEM

An algebra course designed to prepare students for college-level non-STEM math courses, address the quantitative needs of other disciplines, and develop quantitative reasoning skills for citizenship and workplace. Concepts are introduced through meaningful applications and in-class activities. Topics include proportional reasoning, scientific notation, creating and interpreting tables and graphs, solving linear and quadratic equations algebraically, solving systems of linear equations, linear and non-linear functions, and creating mathematical models of real-world problems using technology. (5 contact hours) Prerequisite: MAT025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score / 3 non-degree credits. Semesters offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

MAT040-002

Intermediate Algebra

A course in intermediate algebra designed to help prepare students for non-precalculus track mathematics. Topics include: factoring, rational expressions, rational exponents and roots, quadratic functions, variation, conic sections, relations and functions, exponential functions, and the development of word problem analysis and solution. Prerequisite: MAT030 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score. Letter grade or Pass-Fail / 3 non-degree credits. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

MAT041-001

Elementary Algebra for STEM

This course introduces the basic concepts in algebra necessary for students who plan to take intermediate algebra for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Topics include: properties and operations on real numbers, linear equations, interval notations, inequalities, absolute value, graphing, function notations, linear systems, exponents, polynomials, factoring and word problem analysis. (4 contact hours) Prerequisite: MAT025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score / 3 non-degree credits. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

MAT045-001

Intermediate Algebra for STEM

This developmental course prepares students for College Algebra, which is essential to the Natural Sciences, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics curriculum. Topics include: graphing, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, rational exponents, quadratic equations, variation, conic sections, functions, and logarithms. Development of problem solving skills is emphasized throughout the course. (5 contact hours) Prerequisite: (MAT030 or MAT041) or satisfactory basic skills assessment score / 3 non-degree credits. Semesters offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

MAT120-001

Math for Elementary/Early Childhood

This course is designed for students planning to teach Elementary or Early Childhood Education. Students develop an understanding of the mathematical content of numbers and operations at the deep level required for successful elementary school teaching in ways that are meaningful to pre-service elementary and early childhood educators. Topics include: critical thinking skills; sets and operations on sets; the whole number system and its operations; place value and arithmetic models; mental math; algorithms; pre-algebra; factors, divisibility, prime numbers, elementary number theory, and their applications; the integers and its operations; clock arithmetic, fractions and rational numbers; decimals and the real number system; ratios, rates, and proportions; and percents. (4 contact hours) Prerequisite: MAT035 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score and ECE100 or EDU101/ 3 credits. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

MAT121-001

Math for Elementary and Early

This course is designed for students planning to teach Elementary and/or Early Childhood Education. Students develop an understanding of the mathematical content of geometry, measurement, statistics, and probability at the deep level required for successful early childhood and elementary school teaching in ways that are meaningful to pre-service elementary and early childhood educators. Topics include: Two- and three-dimensional Geometry; Measurement; Data Analysis; Single Variable Statistics; Probability. (4 contact hours) Prerequisite: MAT120 / 3 credits. Satisfies a Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning general education requirement. Offered Fall, Spring, Summer

MAT140-001

Survey of Mathematics

Designed for liberal arts students. Emphasis is on mathematics as the study of patterns and on mathematical thinking as the making and proving of conjectures. Topics: logic, number sequences, functions and graphs, large numbers and logarithms, geometry, symmetry and regular figures, methods of counting, probability, introductory statistics, finance, and topology. The history, philosophy, and applications of mathematics are interwoven. (4 contact hours) Prerequisite: (MAT035 or MAT040) or satisfactory basic skills assessment score / 3 credits. Satisfies a Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning general education requirement. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

MAT150-001

Elementary Statistics

An introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics that emphasizes statistical literacy and conceptual understanding. Topics include: techniques for organizing and presenting data, measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling distributions, estimation, one-sample hypothesis tests, and correlation and regression. (4 contact hours). Prerequisite: (MAT035 or MAT040) or satisfactory basic skills assessment score / 3 credits. Satisfies a Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning general education requirement. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

MAT165-001

Finite Mathematics

An introduction to selected applications of mathematics in business, management, social sciences, and economics. Topics include: descriptive statistics, graphing of functions, simple and compound interest, functions and their applications, probability and elements of mathematical modeling using first and second degree polynominals. The course is designed for students in career programs. (4 contact hours) Prerequisite: (MAT035 or MAT040) or satisfactory basic skills assessment score / 3 credits. Satisfies a Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning general education requirement. Offered: Fall, Spring

MAT175-001

College Algebra

This is an entry-level mathematics course for students interested in a STEM track. Topics include: domain and range, piecewise functions, complex numbers, quadratic inequalities, graphs of polynomial and rational functions, fundamental theorem of algebra, transformations of graphs, inverse functions, solving exponential and logarithmic equations, Gaussian elimination, and translations of conics. Critical thinking and problem solving skills are emphasized throughout the course. This course prepares students for Precalculus with Trigonometry or Applied Calculus. (5 contact hours) Prerequisite: MAT045 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score / 4 credits. Satisfies a Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning general education requirement. Semesters offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

MAT180-002

Applied Calculus

This course is designed for students planning to apply mathematics to management and social science topics. Topics include a review of polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions and their application to business, an introduction to limits, continuity and the derivative, and applications of the derivative. Prerequisite: MAT171 or MAT175 / 3 credits. Offered: Varies

MAT185-001

Business Calculus II

A sequel to MAT180, Business Calculus I. Topics include calculus of exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; techniques of integration; moments and centroids; indeterminate forms and improper integrals; Taylor's formula; and infinite series. Prerequisite: MAT180 / 3 credits. Offered: Varies

MAT195-001

Precalculus with Trigonometry

Targeting students in Mathematics, Engineering, and Physical Sciences, this course provides the foundation necessary for a rigorous study of calculus. It covers non-linear inequalities, functions, and graphs. The primary focus is on polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. Applications are also discussed extensively. Additional topics may include analytic geometry with an emphasis on the conic sections, Gibbs notation vector algebra, polar coordinates, sequences, series, and mathematical induction. (5 contact hours) Prerequisite: MAT175 / 4 credits. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

MAT240-001

Calculus I

This first course in calculus covers basic concepts, methods, and applications suitable for engineering, natural sciences, computer science, or mathematics majors. It is recommended to students who are qualified and desire a rigorous approach to calculus. Topics include limits, continuity, derivatives, integrals, the fundamental theorem, applications on curve sketching, optimization, areas, and volumes. Upon completion, students should be able to apply differentiation and integration techniques (up to substitution) to both algebraic and transendental functions. Prerequisite: MAT190 or MAT195 / 4 credits. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

MAT245-001

Linear Algebra

Study of abstract mathematical systems. Topics include matrices, vector spaces, linear transformations, and characteristic values. Prerequisite: MAT240 / 3 credits. Offered: Varies

MAT250-001

Calculus II

Continuation of MAT240 Calculus I. Topics include calculus of exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; techniques of integration, moments and centroids; indeterminate forms and improper integrals; Taylor's formula; and infinite series. Prerequisite: MAT240 or MAT185 / 4 credits. Offered: Varies

MAT260-001

Calculus III

The sequel to MAT250. Topics include parametric equations and polar coordinates, vector-valved functions, partial differentiation, multiple integrals, and topics from vector calculus and from differential equations. Prerequisite: MAT250 / 4 credits. Offered: Varies

MAT270-001

Differential Equations

This first course in differential equations is designed for students with interests in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. Coverage and emphasis is given to methods of solution, precise statement of theorems and definitions, problem applications. Prerequisite: MAT250 / 3 credits. Offered: Varies

MAT299-001

Independent Study: Mathematics