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Chronological Listing
of Catalog Changes

   Through 08/02
   09/02 to 11/03
   12/03 to 01/04
   02/04 to 04/04

 

Mathematics Course Descriptions

Explanation of Course Description Items

MAT 055
Basic Math
4 credits
Developmental course - does not count for graduation credit
Offered every fall and spring semester
Prerequisite: Placement testing or equivalent
A basic course in mathematics with attention given the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of rational numbers. Problem solving with percentage, measurement (perimeter, area, and volume) and linear equations with one variable.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

MAT 077
Elementary Algebra
4 credits
Developmental course - does not count for graduation credit
Offered every fall and spring semester
Prerequisite: Placement testing or equivalent

An introduction to algebra via linear expressions, equations and inequalities. Topics covered include real numbers, expressions, equations and inequalities with one and two variables, exponents, and polynomials.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

MAT 110AG
Beginning Mathcad
1/2 credit
Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment
Prerequisite:  MAT 154 or higher with a grade of "C" or higher, or concurrent enrollment in MAT 154, or EAC Placement Test Score of 81 or higher or equivalent
Students will become familiar with beginning level functions of Mathcad, a calculation software package.  Identical to CMP 110AG.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

MAT 110AH
Intermediate Mathcad
1/2 credit
Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment
Prerequisite:  MAT 154 or higher with a grade of "C" or higher, or concurrent enrollment in MAT 154, or EAC Placement Test Score of 81 or higher or equivalent
Students will become familiar with intermediate level functions of Mathcad, a calculation software package.  Identical to CMP 110AH.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

MAT 120
Intermediate Algebra
4 credits
GE category: AAS degree only
Offered every fall and spring semester
Prerequisite: Placement testing or equivalent

A continuation of Elementary Algebra via equations and expressions of degree 2, radicals, and rational expressions. Topics covered include factoring, combining rational expressions, simplifying radicals and graphing parabolas.  Identical to TEC 101.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

MAT 130
Principles of Mathematics I
3 credits
Offered every fall semester

Prerequisite: MAT 140 or MAT 154 with a grade of "C" or higher
Mathematical principles and processes underlying mathematics instruction in grades K-8; problem solving, number theory, systems of whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, and real numbers, ratios, decimals, and percents.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

MAT 135
Principles of Mathematics II
3 credits
Offered every spring semester
Prerequisite: MAT 130 with a grade of "C" or higher

Continuation of MAT 130.  Mathematic principles and processes underlying current and evolving programs of mathematics instruction in elementary schools, grades K-8; real numbers, geometry and measurement, statistics and probability.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

MAT 140
College Mathematics
3 credits
GE category: Mathematics
Offered every fall and spring semester
Prerequisite: Placement testing or equivalent
Applications of mathematics to real life problems. Probability, statistics, graph theory and algebra will be used to analyze concepts and applications from business, social sciences and the physical sciences. Appropriate for students whose major does not require college algebra or precalculus. Successful completion of Intermediate Algebra, MAT 120, or two years of high school algebra is strongly recommended.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

MAT 154
College Algebra
3 credits
GE category: Mathematics
Offered every fall and spring semester
Prerequisite: Placement testing or equivalent
A review of polynomials, exponents, and radicals; solutions to equations and inequalities in one and two variables. Topics covered include exponential, logarithmic, and quadratic functions; roots of polynomials; graphs of various functions and conic sections; solutions of systems of linear equations. Recommend completion of two years of high school algebra.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

MAT 160
Introduction to Statistics
3 credits
GE category: Mathematics
Offered every fall and spring semester
Prerequisite: MAT 154 or higher with a grade of "C" or higher, or EAC Placement Test Score of 81 or higher or equivalent

Introduces statistical methods as applied to collecting, tabulating, analyzing, presenting, and interpreting data.  Topics covered include frequency distributions, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, elementary probability theory, estimation, hypothesis testing, regression and correlation.  A basic course for students in business, behavioral and social science. Identical to PSY 220.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

MAT 171
Finite Mathematics
4 credits
GE category: Mathematics
Offered every spring semester
Prerequisite: MAT 154 or higher with a grade of "C" or higher, or EAC Placement Test Score of 81 or higher or equivalent
Math for social, life, and management sciences. Topics covered will be of special use to business administration students.  Includes systems of equations, set theory, matrices, probability, logic, and other subjects.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

MAT 181
Plane Trigonometry
3 credits
GE category: Mathematics
Offered every fall and spring semester
Prerequisite: MAT 154 or higher with a grade of "C" or higher, or concurrent enrollment in MAT 154, or EAC Placement Test Score of 81 or higher or equivalent
Trigonometric functions, identities and equations; development and application of the various formulae for solving triangles and use of logarithms, vectors, and complex numbers; exponential function and exponential equations.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

MAT 210
Elements of Calculus
4 credits
GE category: Mathematics
Offered every spring semester
Prerequisite: MAT 154 or higher with a grade of "C" or higher, or EAC Placement Test Score of 81 or higher or equivalent
Differential and integral calculus of elementary functions with applications to business, economics, and the social sciences. Not open to students that have had MAT 220, Calculus I.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

MAT 220
Calculus I
4 credits
GE category: Mathematics
Offered every fall and spring semester
Prerequisite: MAT 181 or higher with a grade of "C" or higher, or concurrent enrollment in MAT 181
Real numbers, limits and continuity for functions of a single real variable. Differentiability and applications of the derivative. Introduction to the integral calculus and applications of the integral.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

MAT 230
Calculus II
4 credits
GE category: Mathematics
Offered every fall and spring semester
Prerequisite: MAT 220 with a grade of "C" or higher
Continuation of MAT 220. Transcendental functions, techniques of integration, indeterminate forms and improper integrals, numerical methods, infinite series, conics and polar coordinates.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

MAT 240
Calculus III
4 credits
GE category: Mathematics
Offered every fall semester
Prerequisite: MAT 230 with a grade of "C" or higher
Continuation of MAT 230. Vectors, geometry, differentiation and integration in Euclidean n-space. Line and surface integrals. Theorems of Green, Gauss and Stokes.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

MAT 260
Differential Equations
3 credits
GE category: Mathematics
Offered every spring semester
Prerequisite: MAT 230 or higher with a grade of "C" or higher
Basic concepts, ordinary differential equations of first order, higher order linear equations, variation of parameters, undetermined coefficients. Systems of equations, series solutions and LaPlace transform methods.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

MAT 298
Workshop
1 to 3 credits
Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment

Designed to meet a variety of needs of students in Mathematics.

MAT 299
Independent Study
1 to 3 credits
Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment

Design and execution of original projects under faculty supervision.