Transitional-Level Course (Non-Credit)

EDUC 1002, Fast-Track Math Workshop (0 credits, 30 classroom hours)
This noncredit workshop is designed to help students refresh their skills in arithmetic and elementary algebra concepts. The workshop is targeted to benefit students placing at the intensive levels. At the end of the workshop, students may retake the placement test to see if they can progress to a course that is College Level or College Level with Embedded Support.  (Updated November 2014)

Intensive-Level Courses (Non-Credit)

MAT*075, Pre-Algebra- Number Sense Geometry  (3 credits) 
This course, which does not meet graduation requirements, was discontinued as of the Fall 2014 semester.
A course which emphasizes the understanding of the basic concepts and skills of arithmetic (whole numbers, signed numbers, decimals, fractions, ratios and proportion, percent and estimation) through applications in elementary geometry, measurement and other areas. Also included are topics which provide a transition to algebra (introduction to the concept of variables, expressions, equations and graphs). Prerequisite: Eligible for 
ENG*073

MAT*085, Pre-Algebra & Elementary Algebra Foundations (6 Credits)
This Intensive-Level developmental course does not meet graduation requirements.
MAT*085 is an introductory course that will emphasize the understanding of basic concepts and skills of arithmetic (whole numbers, signed numbers, decimals, fractions, ratios and proportions, percent and estimation), as well as introductory topics in algebra. This course includes a study of the basic properties and theorems of rational numbers; expressions and equations with polynomials, rational and radical expressions, and integer exponents; linear equations in one and two variables; systems of linear equations in two variables; functions; and applications in geometry and algebra. This course will support students with skill levels below 9th grade to achieve the learning outcomes of Beginning Algebra in a single semester. Credit does not count toward meeting degree requirements.  (Updated November 2014)

MAT*095, Elementary Algebra Foundations (3 credits)
This Intensive-Level developmental course does not meet graduation requirements.

MAT*095 is an introductory course in the basics of algebra.  This course includes a study of the basic properties and theorems of rational numbers; expressions and equations with polynomials, rational and radical expressions, and integer exponents; linear equations in one and two variables; systems of linear equations in two variables; functions; and applications in geometry and algebra. Credit does not count toward meeting degree requirements. Prerequisite: MAT*075 with “C” or better OR MAT*085 with “D or D+” OR Math placement. (Updated November 2014)

Embedded-Level Course (Graduation Credit with Required Non-Credit Support)

MAT*137E, Intermediate Algebra with Embedded Review (3 credits/4 contact hours)    $$ Laboratory Course Fee
This course cannot be used to satisfy the Quantitative Reasoning competency for transfer programs or pathways.
This version of MAT*137 meets four hours a week to incorporate review topics from Elementary Algebra that are essential for success in Intermediate Algebra and to provide more time to meet the outcomes of MAT*137. Polynomial functions and expressions with special attention to linear, quadratic, exponential, rational, and radical functions are studied. There is an emphasis on modeling and applications for all topics. A graphing calculator is required for this course.
Prerequisites:
• Eligible for either ENG*101E or 
ENG*101, together with Math placement into MAT*137E
• OR Eligible for either ENG*101E or 
ENG*101 and either MAT*085 or MAT*095 with a grade of “C-” or better
(Updated November 2014)

College-Level Courses (Graduation Credit, Restrictions May Apply)

MAT*104, Quantitative Reasoning (3 credits) 
Ged Ed Competency: Critical Analysis & Logical Thinking

A survey course to develop the abilities to interpret and reason with information that involves mathematical ideas or numbers. This course will prepare students for the mathematics they will encounter in other college courses and in their career, as well as help develop critical thinking and problem solving skills needed in all areas of life. Topics include: principles of reasoning, problem solving techniques, basic statistics, every day mathematical models, and the mathematics involved in personal finance, the arts, careers, and society in general. NOTE: This course does NOT cover the algebra skills necessary for intermediate algebra through calculus and statistics. Prerequisite: Eligible for either ENG*101E or 
ENG*101 and either MAT*085 or MAT*095 with C or better OR Eligible either for ENG*101E or ENG*101 and Math placement. (Updated October 2014)

MAT*137, Intermediate Algebra (3 credits)
This course cannot be used to satisfy the Quantitative Reasoning competency for transfer programs or pathways.

This course is a further study of algebra and mathematical modeling of functions and relations represented by tables, graphs, words, and symbols. Polynomial functions and expressions with special attention to linear, quadratic, exponential, rational, and radical functions are studied. There is an emphasis on modeling and applications for all topics.   A graphing calculator is required for this course.  Prerequisite:  Eligible for either ENG*101E or 
ENG*101 and either MAT*085 or MAT*095 with “C” or better  OR eligible for ENG*101E or  ENG*101 and Math placement.  (Updated November 2014)

MAT*141, Number Systems  (3 credits)
Ged Ed Competencies: Critical Analysis & Logical Thinking, Quantitative Reasoning
This course helps students with an intermediate algebra background to get acquainted with some fundamental ideas in mathematics such as set operations, logic, counting methods, numeration systems, and modular systems. Prerequisite: Eligible for either ENG*101E or 
ENG*101 and either MAT*137E or MAT*137 with” C” or better  OR eligible for either ENG*101E  or ENG*101 and Math placement. (Updated November 2014)

MAT*146, Math for the Liberal Arts (3 credits)
Ged Ed Competencies: Critical Analysis & Logical ThinkingQuantitative Reasoning

This is a survey course designed to acquaint the student with mathematical ideas not normally encountered at the pre-college level. The course conveys something about the nature of mathematics- its methods, uses, and roles in society- through an elementary introduction to topics such as: Functions, Art in Mathematics, Logic, Number Theory, Computer Science, Statistics, Probability Theory, Graph Theory. Prerequisite: Eligible for either ENG*101E or 
ENG*101 and either MAT*137E or MAT*137 with “C” or better OR eligible for either ENG*101E or ENG*101 and Math placement. (Updated November 2014)

MAT*158, Functions, Graphs and Matrices (3 credits)
Gen Ed Competency: Quantitative Reasoning
A course in selected topics from contemporary mathematics with applications for students in business, economics, and social science. Topics include: the concepts of function and rate of change, a review of algebraic and graphical aspects of polynomial functions, a study of exponential and logarithmic functions, mathematical modeling, and systems of linear equations in two or more variables with an emphasis on forming, solving and interpreting of matrices. A graphing calculator is required and used throughout. This course is not recommended for mathematics, physics, chemistry, or engineering majors. Prerequisites: MAT*137 with a grade of “C” (or higher) and eligible for ENG*101 OR math placement and eligible for ENG*101

MAT*168, Elementary Statistics and Probability I (4 credits) 
Gen Ed Competencies: Quantitative Reasoning, Scientific Reasoning

Graphs and charts, measures of central tendency and variation. Elementary probability theory, random variables, probability distributions, with emphasis on the binomial and normal. Sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, correlation and linear regression. Use of technology included. Prerequisite: Eligible for either ENG*101E or 
ENG*101 and either MAT*137E or MAT*137 with “C” or better OR eligible for either ENG*101E or ENG*101and Math placement.  (Updated November 2014)

MAT*173, College Algebra with Technology (4 credits)
Gen Ed Competency: Quantitative Reasoning
This course continues the algebra sequence. It is primarily intended for students who plan to continue on to Precalculus. Topics include operations with complex numbers; functions; numeric, algebraic, and graphic techniques as applied to the following functions: polynomial, rational, radical, piecewise, and absolute value; modeling and applications using the above functions; exponential expressions and equations; logarithmic expressions and equations; Optional: conic sections. A graphing calculator is required for this course. Prerequisite:  Eligible for either ENG*101E or 
ENG*101 and either MAT*137E or MAT*137 with a grade of “C” or better OR eligible for either ENG*101E or ENG*101 and Math placement. (Updated November 2014)

MAT*186, Precalculus (4 credits) 
Gen Ed Competency: Quantitative Reasoning

Precalculus provides the mathematical preparation for the study of calculus. Topics include comparing and contrasting linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic function using numeric, algebraic and graphic techniques. Trigonometric functions will be studied extensively also using numeric, algebraic, and graphic techniques as well as right triangle trigonometry, identities, and trigonometric equations; sequences and series; and polar coordinates. There will be an emphasis on modeling and applications for all topics. A graphing calculator is required for this course. Prerequisite: Eligible for either ENG*101E or 
ENG*101 and MAT*173 with a “C” or better Or Eligible for ENG*101E or ENG*101 and math placement. (Updated 2014)

MAT*254, Calculus I  (4 credits)
Gen Ed Competency: Quantitative Reasoning

A course in differential calculus. Topics include limits, continuity, derivatives, anti-derivatives, and applications. Prerequisite: Eligible for either ENG*101E or 
ENG*101 and MAT*186 with a grade of “C” or better OR eligible for either ENG*101E or ENG*101 and Math placement.  (Updated November 2014)

MAT*256, Calculus II  (4 credits) 
Gen Ed Competency: Quantitative Reasoning

The definite integral applied to algebraic and transcendental functions, techniques of integration, polar coordinates and applications, infinite series, and vectors. Prerequisite: Either ENG*101E or 
ENG*101 and MAT*254 with a grade of “C” or better. (Updated November 2014)

MAT*268, Calculus III: Multivariable  (4 credits) 
Gen Ed Competency: Quantitative Reasoning

Two- and three-dimensional vector algebra, calculus of functions of several variables, vector differential calculus, line and surface integrals. Prerequisite: Eligible for either ENG*101E or 
ENG*101 and MAT*256 with “C” or better. (Updated November 2014)

MAT*272, Linear Algebra  (3 credits)
Gen Ed Competency: Quantitative Reasoning

A beginning course in Linear Algebra, intended for students in mathematics, science and engineering. Topics include:   Systems of linear equations, matrices, determinants, vectors and vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Applications will be considered, with emphasis on numerical methods.  Computers and/or graphing calculators will be integrated into the course, as deemed appropriate. Prerequisites: Eligible for either ENG*101E or 
ENG*101 and MAT*256  with a grade of “C” or better.  Updated November 2014)

MAT*285, Differential Equations  (3 credits)
Gen Ed Competency: Quantitative Reasoning

An introductory course in differential equations, intended for students in mathematics, science, and engineering. Topics include: Solution methods for differential equations including selected first order equations, nth-order equations, and systems of linear equations using matrix techniques, Laplace transforms, and numerical methods. Series techniques for selected linear differential equations including Bessel’s equation will be considered. Computer software and/or graphing calculators will be integrated as appropriate throughout the course. Prerequisites: Eligible for ENG*101E or 
ENG*101 and MAT*256 with “C” or better.  (Updated November 2014)