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## **Mathematics N06**

**Essential Mathematics**

**Units: 3**

**Class hours: 64 Lecture total.**

**Prerequisite: Must take math placement test.**

**Advisory reading level: 2.**

**Reviews whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, geometric formulas and signed numbers. Not applicable to associate degree.**

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**Mathematics 030**

**Coping With Math Anxiety**

**Units: 1**

**Class hours: 16 Lecture total.**

**Prerequisite: None.**

**Advisory reading level: 2.**

**Covers the concept of math anxiety - what causes it and how to overcome it. Includes review and practice of basic math skills.**

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**Mathematics N48**

**Pre-Algebra/Algebra Basics**

**Units: 4**

**Class hours: 64 Lecture total.**

**Prerequisite: Mathematics N05 or N06 with a grade of C or better or placement into Mathematics N48 on **

**the Math Level 1 Exam and a course equivalent to Math N05 or N06.**

**Advisory reading level: 2.**

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**For students who have little or no previous algebra experience. This course offers an introduction to basic algebra concepts, math vocabulary, algebraic operations. This course is intended to be a bridge from basic arithmetic to elementary algebra. Not applicable to associate degree.**

**Mathematics 083**

**Beginning and Intermediate Algebra for Liberal Arts and Social Science**

**Units: 6**

**Class hours: 96 Lecture total.**

**Prerequisite: Mathematics N48 with a minimum grade of C; or a sufficient score on the Mathematics Level 2 Placement Exam and a course equivalent to Mathematics N48 or 060.**

**Advisory reading level: 2.**

**A combined course in algebra that includes systems of equations, inequalities, graphs and functions, radicals, quadratics polynomials, rational expressions, exponential and logarithmic functions, and problem solving aimed specifically at liberal arts and social science majors.**

**Mathematics 084**

**Beginning and Intermediate Algebra for Business, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics**

**Units: 6**

**Class hours: 96 Lecture total.**

**Prerequisite: Mathematics N48 with a minimum grade of C; or a sufficient score on the Mathematics Level 2 Placement Exam and a course equivalent to Mathematics N48 or 060.**

**Advisory reading level: 2.**

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**A combined course in algebra that includes systems of equations, inequalities, graphs and functions, radicals, quadratics polynomials, rational expressions, exponential and logarithmic functions, and problem solving aimed specifically at business, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors.**

**Mathematics 070**

**Geometry**

**Units: 3**

**Class hours: 64 Lecture , 16 Laboratory total.**

**Prerequisite: Math 060 or 061 with a grade of C or better; or placement into Math 070 on the Math Level 2 placement exam and a course equivalent to Math 060 or 061.**

**Advisory reading level: 2.**

**Basic Euclidean geometry. Includes concepts of lines, planes, triangles, congruence, proofs, inequalities, parallel lines, similarity, areas, and volumes.**

**Mathematics 105**

**Mathematics for Liberal Arts Students**

**Units: 3**

**Class hours: 64 Lecture total.**

**Prerequisite: Mathematics 080 or 081 with a grade of C or better or equivalent skills as measured by the Math Level 3 Exam and a course equivalent to Mathematics 080 or 081.**

**Advisory reading level: 3.**

**An overview of mathematics for the liberal arts student. Topics will include problem solving, financial management, probability, statistics, and selected other topics such as set theory, geometry, logic, mathematical modeling, and the history of mathematics.**

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**Mathematics 140**

**College Algebra**

**Units: 4**

**Class hours: 64 Lecture total.**

**Prerequisite: Mathematics 080 or 081 with a grade of C or better or equivalent skills as measured by the Math Level 3 Exam and a course equivalent to Mathematics 080 or 081.**

**Advisory reading level: 3.**

**Survey of advanced topics in algebra: equations, inequalities and functions involving polynomials, rationales, exponentials, and logarithms with applications and graphing; sequences and series; counting theory; probability.**

**Mathematics 150**

**Calculus for Biological, Management and Social Sciences**

**Units: 4**

**Class hours: 80 Lecture total.**

**Prerequisite: Mathematics 140 or Mathematics 145 with a grade of C or better; placement into Mathematics 150 on the Mathematics level 3 placement exam and a course equivalent to Mathematics 140.**

**Advisory reading level: 3.**

**Single and multi-variable calculus including limits, derivatives, integrals, exponentials and logarithmic functions and partial derivatives. Applications are drawn from Biology, Social Science and Business.**

**Mathematics 160**

**Trigonometry**

**Units: 4**

**Class hours: 64 Lecture total.**

**Prerequisite: Both Mathematics 070 and 080 or 081 with a grade of C or better; or placement in Mathematics 160 with the Mathematics Level 3 exam and courses equivalent to Mathematics 070 and 080 or 081.**

**Advisory reading level: 3.**

**Angles and their measurement, trigonometry functions and their applications, including vector problems. Use of trigonometric identities. Graphing the basic functions and variations, solving trigonometric equations. Graphing using polar coordinates, and use of complex numbers.**

**Mathematics 165**

**Introduction to Math Tutoring**

**Units: 1**

**Class Hours: 16 Lecture, 16 Laboratory total.**

**Prerequisite: None.**

**Advisory reading level: 3.**

**Role and responsibility of the math tutor. Includes training in individualized and small group instruction, communication skills, cultural awareness, learning styles, problem solving techniques, new technologies, and an overview of the math curriculum. Students will be required to spend 16 hours in a designated tutoring center as part of the arranged hours.**

**Mathematics 170**

**Pre-Calculus Mathematics**

**Units: 4**

**Class hours: 80 Lecture total.**

**Prerequisite: Mathematics 160 with a grade of C or better or equivalent skills as measured by the Math Level 4 Exam and a course equivalent to Mathematics 160.**

**Advisory reading level: 3.**

**Advanced algebraic topics. Study of rational, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions, and analytic geometry. Preparation for Mathematics 180.**

**Mathematics 180**

**Analytic Geometry and Calculus**

**Units: 4**

**Class hours: 80 Lecture total.**

**Prerequisite: Mathematics 170 (Pre-calculus) with a grade of C or better or equivalent skills as measured by the Math Level 4 Exam and a course equivalent to Mathematics 170.**

**Advisory reading level: 3.**

**Limits and continuity, derivatives and integrals of algebraic, trigonometric, and other transcendental functions. Applications including extrema tests, related rates and areas.**

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**Mathematics 180H**

**Honors Analytic Geometry and Calculus**

**Units: 4**

**Class hours: 80 Lecture total.**

**Prerequisite: A high school or college GPA of 3.0 or above and Mathematics 170 (Pre-calculus) with a grade of C or better or equivalent skills as measured by the Mathematics Level 4 Exam and a course equivalent to Mathematics 170.**

**Advisory reading level: 3.**

**An in-depth study of limits and continuity, derivatives and integrals of algebraic, trigonometric, and other transcendental function with the emphasis on theory and challenging problems. Applications include extrema tests, related rates and areas, volumes, arc length and surface areas.**

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**Mathematics 185**

**Analytic Geometry and Calculus**

**Units: 4**

**Class hours: 80 Lecture total.**

**Prerequisite: Mathematics 180 or 180H, first semester calculus, with a grade of C or better.**

**Advisory reading level: 3.**

**Applications of integrals, including volumes, work, arc length, and surface area. Integration techniques, differential equations, conics, parametric equations, polar coordinates, improper integrals, sequences and infinite series.**

**Mathematics 204**

**Fundamental Concepts of Elementary**

**Units: 4**

**Class hours: 64 Lecture total.**

**Prerequisite: Mathematics 105 or 140 or 145 or 170 or 219 or 219H or Social Science 219 or 219H with a grade of C or better.**

**Advisory reading level: 3.**

**Designed for prospective elementary teachers, the course emphasizes problem solving techniques and mathematical structure associated with numeration, set theory, elementary number theory, real number system, ratio, proportion, and percent. The course includes instructional delivery design and activity-based explorations.**

**Mathematics 219**

**Statistics and Probability**

**Units: 4**

**Class hours: 80 Lecture total.**

**Prerequisite: Mathematics 080 or 081 with a grade of C or better or placement into Mathematics 219 on the Mathematics Level 3 placement Exam AND a course equivalent to Mathematics 080 or 081.**

**Advisory reading level: 3.**

**Beginning course in statistics. Includes descriptive statistics, graphical displays of data, probability, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, regression, contingency tables, ANOVA, and non-parametric statistics. Includes use of technology. (Same as Social Science 219.)**

**Mathematics 219H**

**Honors Statistics and Probability**

**Units: 4**

**Class hours: 80 Lecture total.**

**Prerequisite: Mathematics 080 or 081 with a grade of C or better (OR placement into Mathematics 219 on the Mathematics Level 3 placement exam AND a course equivalent to Mathematics 080 or 081) AND a high school or college GPA of 3.0 or higher.**

**Advisory reading level: 3.**

**Enhanced format for the beginning course in statistics and probability, using a seminar approach, computers, individual research, and presentations. Includes descriptive statistics, graphical displays of data, probability, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, regression, contingency tables, ANOVA, and non-parametric statistics, with applications designed around the individual interests of students. (Same as Social Science 219H.)**

**Mathematics 280**

**Intermediate Calculus**

**Units: 4**

**Class hours: 64 Lecture total.**

**Prerequisite: Mathematics 185, second semester calculus, with a grade of C or better.**

**Advisory reading level: 4.**

**Vectors and three-dimensional space, functions of several variables, partial derivatives and multiple integrals. Vector calculus, Green’s Theorem, Stoke’s Theorem and the Divergence Theorem.**

**Mathematics 287**

**Introduction to Linear Algebra and Differential Equations**

**Units: 5**

**Class hours: 80 Lecture total.**

**Prerequisite: Mathematics 280 with a grade of C or better.**

**Advisory reading level: 4.**

**Topics include matrices, determinants, vector spaces, linear systems of equations, linear product spaces, first and second order differential equations, systems of differential equations, and the Laplace transform.**