# Math

### Courses

**MTH 0017. Fast Track To College Math. 0 hrs.**

**MTH 0900. Pre-Algebra. 3 hrs.**

This course is designed for those students who would like a review of arithmetic before beginning the Basic Algebra course or for those who would like to improve their arithmetic skills and be introduced to beginning algebra topics. Arithmetic topics to be studied include numeration, whole numbers, fractions, decimal numerals, percent, exponents, ratio, and proportion. Algebra topics to be studied include signed numbers, order of operations, simplifying algebraic expressions, evaluating expressions and solving simple equations. This course is offered in a traditional classroom format.

**MTH 0906. Basic Algebra. 4 hrs.**

This course is the first course in a two-semester developmental algebra sequence. Topics of study include: numbers of arithmetic, real numbers, order of operations, solving linear equations and inequalities in one variable, graphing linear equations and inequalities in two variables, solving systems of equations in two variables and three variables, solving application problems in one and two variables, polynomials, and rules of exponents. Mathematical study skills will be studied and applied throughout the course. This course is offered in a combined lecture/computer lab or in the Math Learning Center in an individualized lab/computer lab format. The grade in this course is not computed in the GPA, or applicable to any degree or certificate program for graduation. This course is a prerequisite for MTH 0907. Prerequisite: Appropriate score on the Math Placement Test or successful completion of MTH 0900 with a "C" or better.

**MTH 0907. Intermediate Algebra. 4 hrs.**

This is the second course in a two-semester developmental algebra sequence. Topics to be studied include algebraic operations; functions, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, exponents and radicals, and quadratic functions. This course is offered in combined lecture/computer lab format or the Math Learning Center in an individualized lab/computer format. No college credit is awarded for this course. Prerequisite: Appropriate score on the Math Placement Test or successful completion of MTH 0906 with a "C" or better.

**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 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 0907 or adequate score on the math placement test.

**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 0907 Intermediate Algebra and MTH 0908 Geometry, both with "C" or better; or 2) An appropriate score on the placement test. IAI: M1 904.

**MTH 1003. College Algebra. 4 hrs.**

This course is primarily for students who need to continue on in mathematics. Topics of study include: review of fundamental algebraic operations, radicals, systems of equations, higher degree equations, inequalities, absolute value, logarithms, matrices, and the binomial theorem. Credit is not given for this course and for MTH 1005. Prerequisite: 1) MTH 0907 Intermediate Algebra and MTH 0908 Geometry, both with a "C" or better; or 2) An appropriate score on the placement test or an ACT math subscore of 24.

**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 and their graphs, identities, trigonometric equations, and practical applications. Credit is not given for this course and for MTH 1005. Prerequisite: 1) MTH 0907 Intermediate Algebra and MTH 0908 Geometry, both with a "C" or better; or 2) An appropriate score on the placement test.

**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. Credit is not given for this course and for MTH 1003 or MTH 1004. Prerequisite: 1) MTH 0907 Intermediate Algebra and MTH 0908 Geometry, both with a "C" or better; or 2) An appropriate score on the placement test.

**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 0907 Intermediate Algebra and MTH 0908 Geometry, both with a "C" or better; or 2) An appropriate score on the placement test. 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 0907 Intermediate Algebra and MTH 0908 Geometry, both with a C or better; or 2) An appropriate score on the placement test.

**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 0907 Intermediate Algebra and MTH 0908 Geometry, both with a C or better; or 2) An appropriate score on the placement test. IAI: M1 903.

**MTH 1011. Dimensions of Math Understanding. 3 hrs.**

This course focuses on the student's understanding of mathematical properties of real numbers and problem solving skills. Multiple representations will be used including algebraic. Emphasis is placed on verbal and written communication of mathematical concepts. Prerequisite: 1) MTH 0907 Intermediate Algebra and MTH 0908 Geometry, both with a C or better; or 2) An appropriate score on the placement test.

**MTH 1200. Metric & English Measurement. 1 hr.**

This course is designed for those students who need to study the English and Metric units of measurement and how they are related. Topics to be studied include linear measure, weight measure, volume measure, temperature measure in English, Apothecaries, household, and Metric units. An individualized study approach is used. Applications will focus on basic mathematical concepts necessary in the safe administration of medication for those in nursing and in the sciences and for those needing a review.

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

This is the first course in technical mathematics. It includes topics in arithmetic, the metric system, selected topics in basic algebra, ratio and proportion, practical geometry and trigonometry. Emphasis is on the use of mathematics to solve typical job problems. An individualized study approach is used. Prerequisite: (1) MTH 0900 Pre-Algebra with a C or better, or (2) adequate score on the math placement test.

**MTH 1208. Applied Mathematics. 3 hrs.**

This course includes topics in algebra and trigonometry; vectors, tables and graphs. It is oriented, where practical, toward typical technical problems.

**MTH 1216. Technical Mathematics II. 2 hrs.**

This is the second course in the technical math sequence. Topics include: polynomials; equations with applications; graphing linear equations, systems of equations; factoring and quadratic equations. An individualized study approach is used. Prerequisite: MTH 1206 Technical Mathematics I with a C or better.

**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, polargraphs, 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.