# Math

### Courses

**MTH 0108. Statistics Supplement. 2 hrs.**

This course covers pre-requisite skills necessary to be successful in MTH 1008-General Elementary Statistics and is taught concurrently with MTH 1008. The course integrates mathematical content with instruction in the study/critical thinking skills necessary for successful completion of MTH 1008-General Elementary Statistics course work. Emphasis will be placed on work with fractions, decimals, ratios and proportions, percent, signed numbers, equation solving, Cartesian coordinate system, graphing and writing equations of lines and their applications, interpreting slopes and intercepts, and square roots. Additional topics to be addressed include time management, note-taking, study skills, math anxiety, test preparation, test-taking skills, critical thinking/problem-solving, personal responsibility, self-motivation, and self-managmement. The grade for this course is not computed in G.P.A. or applicable to any degree or certificate program for graduation.

**MTH 0908. Basic Geometry. 3 hrs.**

This is the beginning course in geometry. Topics of study include: angles, triangles, quadrilaterals, circles, congruence, similarity, area and perimeter of plane figures, and surface areas and volumes of selected solids. Emphasis is on applying knowledge of geometry relations to solve problems rather than on rigorous development of geometric relations. An individualized approach is used. Completion of this course satisfies the geometry prerequisite for any other course. Prerequisite: MTH 0910 or adequate placement test score.

**MTH 0910. Foundations of Algebra. 3 hrs.**

This course is for students planning to continue on a Non-STEM path for degree completion. (For those pursuing a STEM path, this is the first course in a 2-semester developmental algebra sequence.) Topics of study include: whole numbers, fractions, decimal numerals, percents, ratios and proportions, integers, algebraic expressions, linear equations & inequalities, linear equations in two variables, and square roots & Pythagorean Theorem. This course is offered in an individualized lab format in the Math Learning Center. The grade in this course is not computed in G.P.A. or applicable to any degree or certificate program for graduation. This course is a prerequisite for MTH-0920, MTH-1000, or MTH-1008. Prerequisite: Appropriate score on Accuplacer.

**MTH 0920. Inter. Algebra - Founds. of STEM Math. 3 hrs.**

This course is for students planning to continue on a STEM path for degree completion. Topics of study include: systems of linear equations in 2 & 3 variables, relations & functions, compound inequalities, absolute value equations/inequalities, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions/equations; exponents, radicals, and quadratic equations & functions. This course is offered in an individialized lab format in the Math Learning Center. The grade in this course is not computed in G.P.A. or applicable to any degree or certificate program for graduation. This course is a prerequisite for MTH-1003, MTH-1004, MTH-1005, MTH-1009 or MTH-1010. Prerequisite: Appropriate score on Accuplacer or completion of MTH-0910 with a C or better.

**MTH 1000. Math for Liberal Arts. 3 hrs.**

Intended as a survey course for those students interested in developing an appreciation of the role of mathematics and mathematical methods in contemporary thought. Emphasizes the understanding and application of mathematics. The course includes the study of set theory, probability, statistics, and other selected topics such as consumer math, scientific notation, problem solving, and geometry. This course does not serve as the prerequisite for any other mathematics course. Prerequisite: 1) MTH 0910 Foundations of Algebra with a "C" or better, or the equivalent college course; or 2) Another approved placement option. IAI: M1 904.

**MTH 1003. College Algebra. 3 hrs.**

This course is primarily for students who need to continue on in mathematics in a Non-STEM math course. Topics of study include: review of fundamental algebraic operations, radicals, systems of equations, higher degree equations, inequalities, absolute value, exponential functions, logarithms functions, and matrices. Credit is not given for this course and for MTH 1005. Prerequisite: 1) MTH 0920 Intermediate Algebra Foundation of STEM Mathemathics and MTH 0908 Geometry, both with a "C" or better, or the equivalent college course: or 2) Another approved placement option.

**MTH 1004. Trigonometry. 3 hrs.**

This course is primarily for students who need to continue on in the study of mathematics. Topics of study include the trigonometric functions, equations, graphs, identities, and applications of trigonometry including vectors, polar equations, and parametric equations. Prerequisite: 1) MTH 0920 Intermediate Algebra Foundation of STEM Mathematics and MTH 0908 Geometry, both with a "C" or better, or the equivalent course; or 2) Another approved placement option.

**MTH 1005. Precalculus. 5 hrs.**

This course covers the same topics as College Algebra (MTH 1003) and Trigonometry (MTH 1004) with emphasis on functions approach and curve sketching. It is recommended for students planning to take the calculus sequence but have not met the prerequisites. Prerequisite: 1) Math 0920 Intermediate Algebra Foundation of STEM mathematics and Math 0908 Geometry, both with a "C" or better, or the equivalent college course; or 2) Another approved placement option.

**MTH 1006. Finite Mathematics. 4 hrs.**

This course is intended for students in business, social science, and other areas in which a knowledge of the mathematics of probability, matrices, linear programming and their applications is used. Prerequisite: 1) MTH 1003 with a grade of "C" or better; or 2) An appropriate score on the placement test. IAI: M1 906.

**MTH 1007. Calculus for Bus. & Soc. Sciences. 4 hrs.**

This course is for students who need a basic understanding of differential and integral calculus, but do not need the more rigorous traditional calculus sequence. Applications in the fields of business and social sciences are stressed. Prerequisite: 1) MTH 1003 with a grade of "C" or better; or 2) An appropriate score on the placement test. IAI: M1900B.

**MTH 1008. General Elementary Statistics. 3 hrs.**

This course is intended to provide students with a basic understanding of the role of statistics in society along with a workable knowledge of statistical methods. Topics include: graphical methods of organizing data, numerical descriptions of data, basic probability theory, probability distributions, statistical inference, estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression, and analysis of variance. Prerequisite: 1) MTH 0910 Foundations of Algebra with a "C" or better, or the equivalent course: or 2) Another approved placement option. IAI: M1 902.

**MTH 1009. Structure of Number Systems I. 3 hrs.**

This course is a study of the basic structure of the real number system, set theory, basic algorithms, informal geometry, and problem solving. The goal of this course is to increase the student's knowledge and understanding of mathematical theories and concepts. This is not a course in computational arithmetic skills. This course is recommended for students majoring in elementary or junior high education. Prerequisite: 1) MTH 0920 Intermediate Algebra Foundation of STEM Mathemathics and MTH 0908 Geometry, both with a "C" or better, or the equivalent college course: or 2) Another approved placement option.

**MTH 1010. Structure of Number Systems II. 3 hrs.**

This course is the second course in a two-semester sequence. Topics of study include, but are not limited to, introductory geometry, measurement, probability, statistics, motion geometry, and coordinate geometry. This course is recommended for students majoring in elementary or junior high education. Prerequisite: 1) MTH 0920 Intermediate Algebra Foundation of STEM Mathemathics and MTH 0908 Geometry, both with a "C" or better, or the equivalent college course: or 2) Another approved placement option. IAI: M1 903.

**MTH 1206. Technical Mathematics I. 3 hrs.**

This course in Technical Mathematics includes topics in arithmetic, the metric system, selected topics in basic algebra, practical geometry and right triangle trigonometry. Emphasis is on the use of mathematics to solve typical job problems. An individualized study approach is used. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement.

**MTH 2001. Calculus & Analytic Geometry I. 5 hrs.**

This course is the first in a three-semester sequence of analytic geometry and calculus. Topics include: real numbers, lines, circles, conics, functions, limits, derivative and anti-derivative with applications, transcendental functions and the definite integral with applications. Prerequisite: 1) MTH 1005 or 1003 and 1004, with a grade of "C" or better; or 2) An appropriate score on the placement test. (Proficiency exam available). IAI: M1 900-1; MTH 901.

**MTH 2002. Calculus & Analytic Geometry II. 4 hrs.**

Topics include: the definite integral and applications, techniques of integration, polar coordinates, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, conics, Taylor polynomials, sequences, and series. Prerequisite: MTH 2001 with a grade of C or better. IAI: M1 900-2; MTH 902.

**MTH 2003. Calculus & Analytic Geometry III. 4 hrs.**

Topics include: three dimensional vectors, parametric equations, analytical geometry, partial differentiation, multiple integrals, and vector analysis. Prerequisite: MTH 2002 with a grade of C or better. IAI: M1 900-3; MTH 903.

**MTH 2007. Differential Equations. 3 hrs.**

Solution of ordinary differential equations of the first order and higher order with constant coefficients by exact methods, some equations with variable coefficients, systems of equations, Laplace transforms, and an introduction to numerical methods. Applications of all topics to problems arising in engineering and the physical sciences are studied. Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent enrollment in MTH 2003 or consent of instructor. IAI: MTH 912.