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Mathematics Course Descriptions

MAT 071 - Prealgebra (*4 credits*)

A comprehensive review of the techniques and skills of arithmetic, including whole numbers, common fractions, decimal fractions, percent fractions, integers, denominate numbers, and an introduction to algebra.

MAT 072 - Prealgebra (*3 credits*)

An introduction to algebra with an accelerated review of arithmetic skills.

MAT 081- Beginning Algebra (*4 credits*)

A comprehensive review of the techniques and skills of beginning algebra including exponents, linear equations and inequities, and an introduction to functions.

MAT 082 - Beginning Algebra (*3 credits*)

A comprehensive review of the techniques and skills of beginning algebra including exponents, linear equations and inequalities, and an introduction to functions.

MAT 105 - Mathematics for the Applied Sciences (*3 credits*)

This course will emphasize a problem solving approach to real world applications using a connection between numerical, graphical, and algebraic models. The topics covered include computing statistical values, representing data graphically, and making predictions based on given data; evaluating formulas and developing appropriate equations to model practical situations; geometry with proper unit representation; unit conversion, guidelines for precision, and dimensional analysis; variables, constants, and solving equations; as well as slope, intercepts, and graphing functions within a real world context.

MAT 121 - Intermediate Algebra (*4 credits*)

Logical development of the laws of algebra, factoring linear equations, simultaneous equations, functions and graphs, exponents and radicals, quadratic equations.

MAT 122 - Intermediate Algebra: Accelerated (*3 credits*)

Logical development of the laws of algebra, factoring linear equations, simultaneous equations, functions and graphs, exponents and radicals, quadratic equations.

MAT 130 - Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I (*3 credits*)

Mathematical principles and processes underlying current and evolving programs of mathematics instruction in elementary schools grades K–8: the system of whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, and irrationals.

MAT 135 - Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II (*3 credits***)**

Mathematical principles of processes underlying current and evolving programs of mathematics instruction in elementary schools grades K–8: geometry and measurement; statistics and probability.

MAT 142 - College Mathematics with Applications (*3 credits***)**

Contemporary applications of algebra, geometry, statistics, probability, and discrete mathematics.

MAT 151 - College Algebra (*4 credits***)**

The further development of algebra with an emphasis on functions, including linear, quadratic, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions. Other topics include regression analysis, inequalities, systems of equations, matrices, sequences and sums.

MAT 172 - Finite mathematics (*3 credits***)**

Logic, set theory, linear programming, matrix algebra, and other selected topics of interest to students in the social, life, and management sciences.

MAT 183 - Plane Trigonometry (*2 credits*)**)**

A study of trigonometric functions, equations, identities, and inverse functions, and solutions of right and oblique triangles.

MAT 187 - PreCalculus (*5 credits***)**

The further development of algebra with a concentration on functions and a study of exponentials, logarithms, sequences, and series. This course also includes a study of trigonometric functions and identities. MAT 187 is intended for those students continuing on to calculus.

MAT 212 - Brief Calculus (*3 credits***)**

Introduction to elementary topics in differential and integral calculus.

MAT 220 - Calculus I with Analytic Geometry (*5 credits***)**

An introduction to analytic geometry and the differential and integral calculus of the elementary functions. Included is a study of limits, continuity, differentiation, applications of derivatives, antiderivatives, integration, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions.

MAT 231 - Calculus II with Analytic Geometry (*5 credits***)**

A continuation of MAT 220. Topics include applications of the integral, techniques of integration, differential equations, Taylor series, and Fourier series.

MAT 241 - Calculus III with Analytic Geometry (*4 credits***)**

Includes the study of parametric curves, partial differentiation, the calculus of several variables, multiple integration, and an introduction to vector calculus.

MAT 252 - Introduction to Linear Algebra (*3 credits***)**

Introduction to vector spaces, linear transformations, matrices, determinants, eigenvalues, and solutions of linear systems of equations.

MAT 262 - Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equation (*3 credits***)**

Solution to methods for ordinary differential equations, qualitative techniques, includes matrix methods approach to systems of linear differential equations and solutions to Bessel’s equation.

MAT 270 - Applied Statistics (*4 credits***)**

Introduces descriptive and inferential statistics such as graphical and quantitative description of data, discrete probability distributions, continuous probability distributions, one- and multi-sample hypothesis tests, confidence intervals, orrelation, simple linear regression, and analysis of variance.