Pre-Algebra

MTH004

Preparation for MTH 011 or MTH 005. Review of fundamental arithmetic concepts and skills, with a focus on problem solving and an introduction to algebraic representation. Topics include arithmetic operations with whole numbers, fractions and decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, the English System of measurement, geometry, and an introduction to solving and graphing linear algebraic equations. Technology is used to enhance thinking and understanding, to solve problems, and to judge/verify results. Course does not satisfy any course or elective requirement, regardless of academic major.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
Placement by Examination

Elementary Algebra I

MTH005

Study designed for students with little or no background in algebra. Topics include real numbers, variable expressions, linear equations in one and two variables, inequalities, exponents and scientific notation, polynomial operations, and application problems. Emphasis on math study skills. Technology is used to enhance thinking and understanding, to solve problems, and to judge/verify results. Verbal, numerical, graphical and symbolic approaches assist in the discovery and communication of mathematical concepts. Course does not satisfy any course or elective requirement, regardless of academic major.

3 Credits: 2 Lecture, 3 Lab

Prerequisites:
MTH004 or Placement by Examination

Elementary Algebra II

MTH006

Study designed for students with a limited background in algebra in preparation for MTH 180. Topics include systems of linear equations, polynomial division and special products, factoring, rational expressions, radical expressions, quadratic equations and application problems. Emphasis on math study skills. Technology is used to enhance thinking and understanding, to solve problems and to judge/verify results. Verbal, numerical, graphical and symbolic approaches assist in the discovery and communication of mathematical concepts. Course does not satisfy any course or elective requirement, regardless of academic major.

3 Credits: 2 Lecture, 3 Lab

Prerequisites:
MTH005 or Placement by Examination

Career Mathematics

MTH011

Survey of practical mathematics; designed for students enrolled in certificate programs in technical areas. Topics include a basic math review; use of technology; systems of measurement; solutions of simple algebraic equations, including ratio and proportion; algebraic graphs; practical plane geometry; solid geometry; right angle geometry; interpretation of data including formulas, graphs and tables; descriptive statistics; personal financial calculations; and vectors. Traditional study is enhanced through collaborative group activities, demonstrations, projects, activities involving technology, hands-on construction, and models.

3 Credits: 2.50 Lecture, 1.50 Lab

Prerequisites:
MTH004 or Placement by Examination

Business Mathematics

MTH113

General education course for non-STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) majors. Topics include linear equations, systems of linear equations, graphing, metric system, cash and trade discounts, markup, markdown, payroll, interest, descriptive statistics, interpretation of data from graphs and tables, depreciation, breakeven analysis, and valuation of inventory Emphasizes the interconnections of mathematical concepts. Multiple approaches, including technology, are used to emphasize conceptual understanding of business applications.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
MTH005 or Placement by Examination

Technical Algebra and Trigonometry I

MTH124

Study of intermediate algebra and trigonometry, designed to prepare students for course work in their technical majors. Topics include algebraic expressions, linear equations, ratios, proportions and variation, systems of equations, geometry, right triangle trigonometry, functions, and graphs. Emphasis on problem solving and technical application as well as the use of technology. Not designed to prepare students for calculus.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
MTH005 or Placement by Examination

Technical Algebra and Trigonometry II

MTH125

Study of intermediate algebra and trigonometry, designed to prepare students for course work in their technical majors. Topics include factoring, algebraic fractions and equations, quadratic equations, trigonometric functions and graphs, radicals, complex numbers, exponential and logarithmic functions and graphs, nonlinear systems, and inequalities. Emphasis on problem solving and technical application as well as the use of technology. Not designed to prepare students for calculus.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
MTH124

Structures of Mathematics

MTH151

General education course for non-STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) majors. Topics include set theory, logic, number theory and the real number system, and personal finance. Emphasizes the interconnections of mathematical concepts.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
MTH005 or Placement by Examination

Topics in Mathematics

MTH153

General education course for non-STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) majors. Topics include geometry, systems of linear equations, probability, and statistics as well as their applications. Emphasizes the interconnections of mathematical concepts.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
MTH005 or Placement by Examination

Mathematics in Non-European Cultures I

MTH155

Survey of mathematical ideas developed by non-European cultures, such as African, Asian, South Pacific Islands, and native North, Central, and South America. Includes culture and specific examples from the following areas of mathematics: number theory, topology, probability, group theory and logical structures. Designed as a two-semester sequence, MTH155 is to be followed with a 1-credit lab course (MTH156) that includes travel to the Mayan World and a final project and presentation. (Cultural Diversity) Fall Only.

2 Credits: 2 Lecture

Corequisites:
ENL111

Prerequisites:
MTH006; or
MTH124; or
MTH151; or
MTH153; or
MTH160; or
Placement by Examination

Mathematics in Non-European Cultures II

MTH156

Survey of mathematical ideas developed by non-European cultures including, but not limited to, those of native Central and South America. Includes culture and specific examples from mathematics and applied mathematics, architecture, design, engineering, astronomy, and archaeoastronomy. Designed to follow MTH 155, this course includes travel to the Mayan World and a final project and presentation. (Cultural Diversity) Spring Only.

1 Credit:0 Lecture, 3 Lab

Prerequisites:
MTH155

Business Statistics

MTH157

Introduction of frequently applied statistical methods with an emphasis in business applications. Topics include graphical summaries; descriptive statistics; linear regression and correlation; elementary probability; binomial, Poisson, and normal distributions; time series analysis, and confidence intervals and tests of hypotheses for one and two samples. A graphing calculator and/or a statistical software package is used to assist in achieving course outcomes. Students satisfying a quantitative thinking core foundation requirement with MTH 157 cannot also use MTH 159 or MTH 161 to satisfy an additional quantitative thinking core foundation requirement.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
Placement by Examination; or
MTH005

Statistics for Health & Behavioral Sciences

MTH159

Introduction of frequently applied statistical methods with an emphasis on applications in the health and behavioral sciences. Topics include graphical summaries, descriptive statistics, linear regression and correlation, elementary probability including risk and odds, the normal distribution, confidence intervals and tests of hypotheses for one and two samples, ANOVA, Chi-square test, and logistic regression. A graphing calculator and/or a statistical software package is used to assist in achieving course outcomes. Students satisfying a quantitative thinking core foundation requirement with MTH 159 cannot also use MTH 157 or MTH 161 to satisfy an additional quantitative thinking core foundation requirement.

Prerequisites:
Placement by Examination; or
MTH005

Elementary Statistics with Computer Applications

MTH160

Introduction of frequently applied statistical methods. Topics include graphical summaries, descriptive statistics, linear regression and correlation, elementary probability, binomial and normal distributions, sampling distributions and the Central Limit Theorem, and confidence intervals and tests of hypotheses for one and two samples. Computer applications include the use of plots, application of standard methods to real data, in-depth exploration of data, simulation as a learning tool, and screening data for errors.

4 Credits: 3 Lecture, 3 Lab

Prerequisites:
MTH005 or Placement by Examination

Statistics for STEM Fields with Computer Applications

MTH161

Introduction of frequently applied statistical methods. Topics include graphical summaries, descriptive statistics, linear regression and correlation, elementary probability, the normal distribution, sampling distributions and the Central Limit Theorem, confidence intervals and tests of hypotheses for one and two samples, and ANOVA. Computer applications include the use of plots, application of standard methods to real data, in-depth exploration of data, simulation as a learning tool, and screening data for errors. Students satisfying a quantitative thinking core foundation requirement with MTH 161 cannot also use MTH 157 or MTH 159 to satisfy an additional quantitative thinking core foundation requirement.

3.50 Credits: 3 Lecture, 1.50 Lab

Prerequisites:
Placement by Examination; or
MTH005

Introduction to Geometry

MTH172

Survey of classical and modern geometry. Classical geometry topics include systems of measurement, pattern recognition, symmetry, planar and spatial figures, congruence and similarity, area and volume, geometric constructions, special triangles and trigonometry, and coordinate geometry. Modern geometry topics include subjects in both Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry. Students should be successful with a minimal algebra background. No prior exposure to geometry is assumed.

3 Credits: 2.50 Lecture, 1.50 Lab

Prerequisites:
Placement by Examination; or
MTH005

College Algebra and Trigonometry I

MTH180

Study providing a pre-calculus algebra background and an introduction to trigonometry. Topics include linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, radical and trigonometric functions; equations; inequalities; right triangle trigonometry; and sine and cosine laws. Emphasis on conceptual understanding, problem solving, and graphing technology, using the language, symbols, and algorithms of algebra.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
MTH006; or
MTH125 or Placement by Examination

College Algebra and Trigonometry II

MTH182

Comprehensive pre-calculus algebra, trigonometry and introductory matrix theory. Topics include inverse, exponential, logarithmic, circular, and trigonometric functions; models and their graphs; analytic trigonometry; solution to trigonometric equations; vectors in the plane; trigonometric form of complex numbers; multivariable linear systems; systems of inequalities; matrices and determinants. Emphasis on conceptual understanding, problem solving, and integration of graphing technology, using the language, symbols, and algorithms of algebra and trigonometry.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
MTH180

Pre-Calculus

MTH190

Accelerated study for eligible students, providing a pre-calculus background through meaningful development of concepts, the connections among topics, and the application of mathematics to the solutions of realistic problems. Topics include algebra, functions (polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric), analytic trigonometry, and systems of equations. This accelerated, one-semester course replaces the MTH 180 & MTH 182 combination; may not be taken for credit by students who have successfully completed those courses.

4 Credits: 4 Lecture

Prerequisites:
Placement by Examination

Statistical Methods with Computer Applications

MTH210

Continuation of statistical theories and applications used widely in applied fields. Topics include experimental design and survey, use of the Chi-square, geometric and Poisson distributions, analysis of variance, analysis of regression and correlation, and non-parametric statistics. Course work includes analysis of appropriate research, computer applications using a statistical software package, and a project. Spring Only.

3 Credits: 2 Lecture, 3 Lab

Prerequisites:
MTH006 and MTH161; or
MTH161 and Placement by Examination

Applied Calculus

MTH230

Topics include conics; limits; differentiation of algebraic, trigonometric and transcendental functions; integration of algebraic functions; graphing; and applied problem solving involving differentiation and integration.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
MTH180 and MTH182; or
MTH190 or Placement by Examination

Calculus I

MTH240

Topics include review of algebra; functions; limits; continuity; derivatives; applications of derivative such as velocity, rates of change, curve sketching, related rates, maximum-minimum theorems, and differentials; antiderivatives; and applied problem solving.

4 Credits: 4 Lecture

Prerequisites:
MTH180 and MTH182; or
MTH190 or Placement by Examination

Calculus II

MTH242

Continued study of calculus topics, including techniques of integration such as substitution, integration by parts, trigonometric substitution, and partial fractions; applications of integration including area, volume of solids of revolution, arc length, work, moments and centers of gravity; infinite series; and applied problem solving.

4 Credits: 4 Lecture

Prerequisites:
MTH240

Discrete Mathematics

MTH252

Introduction to discrete mathematical structures. Topics include sets and sequences, properties of integers, matrices, logic and proofs, combinatorics, graphs and relations, and functions. 

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
MTH240

Linear Algebra

MTH255

Study of vector spaces. Topics include linear independence, bases and dimension, linear transformation matrices, and systems of linear equations. Spring Only.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
MTH180 and MTH182; or
MTH190; or
MTH240; or
MTH230 or Placement by Examination

Calculus III

MTH340

Continuation of MTH 242. Topics and applications include vectors and their properties in two and three-dimensional space, vector-valued functions, functions of several variables, partial derivatives, and double and triple integrals. Fall Only.

4 Credits: 4 Lecture

Prerequisites:
MTH242

Ordinary Differential Equations

MTH346

A one-semester course designed for mathematics, science, engineering, and technology students. Topics include techniques for solving first order separable and non-separable differential equations, high-order linear homogeneous and nonhomogeneous differential equations, systems of linear differential equations, Laplace transformations, numerical methods, applications and existence theorems. Spring Only.

4 Credits: 4 Lecture

Prerequisites:
MTH242