Mathematics Courses

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Mathematics Course Descriptions

 

MTH020 Basic Mathematics
Includes fundamentals of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in problems involving whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, percentages, and geometric measurements and formulas. Emphasizes analysis and solution of application problems. F, W, Sp, Su
4 Credits

MTH020CE MTH020 Challenge Exam
Mathematics
4 Credits

MTH052 Intro to Algebra & Geometry
Introduces basic algebraic, geometric, and two dimensional graphing techniques and applications. The course is designed primarily for students in specific vocational or technical programs. Prerequisite: Placement into MTH052; or MTH020 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
3 Credits

MTH052CE MTH052 Challenge Exam
Mathematics
3 Credits

MTH053 Intro to Trig & Geometry
Introduces basic trigonometric and geometric techniques beyond those covered in MTH052 as well as applications of these techniques. Includes Pythagorean theorem, similar triangles, volumes of common geometric figures, and right and oblique triangle trigonometry. Prerequisite: MTH052 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
3 Credits

MTH060 Introductory Algebra
Gives students with no algebra background a strong, fundamental background in beginning algebra. Covers signed numbers, elementary algebraic expression manipulation and equation solving. Describes concepts using verbal, numerical, graphic, and symbolic forms. Scientific calculator required. Prerequisite: Placement into MTH060; or MTH020 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
4 Credits

MTH060CE MTH060 Challenge Exam
Mathematics
4 Credits

MTH070 Elementary Algebra
Covers linear equations, linear systems, linear inequalities and quadratic equations in verbal, numerical, graphical, and symbolic forms. Also covers negative exponents, scientific notation and dimensional analysis. Explores topics using a graphic calculator as well as traditional approaches. Prerequisite: Placement into MTH070; or MTH060 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
4 Credits

MTH070CE MTH070 Challenge Exam
Mathematics
4 Credits

MTH075 Applied Geometry
Covers the basic concepts of points, lines, planes, angles, triangles, congruence, similarity and polygons, all from an intuitive point of view. Uses applied problems involving these concepts. Offers an individualized course that may be started and completed at any time during the term. Prerequisite: Placement into MTH070; or MTH060 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

MTH076 Applied Geometry
Presents basic concepts of perimeter, circumference, arc length, central and inscribed angles, areas of polygons, areas of circles and sectors, surface area of solids, and volumes of various solids. Includes applied problems involving these figures. Offers an individualized course that may be started and completed any time during the term. Prerequisite: MTH075 with a grade of C or better; or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

MTH078 Applied Trigonometry
Covers definitions of the trigonometric ratios of sine, cosine and tangent and how they apply to right triangles. Includes applications involving right triangles. Reviews the concepts of angles, triangle similarity, and the Pythagorean Theorem. Offers an individualized course that may be started and completed at any time during the term. Prerequisite: MTH070, MTH075, and MTH076, or equivalent courses as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

MTH079 Applied Trigonometry
Covers trigonometric ratios of obtuse angles, law of sines, law of cosines, vectors and radian measure. Includes applied problems involving these concepts. Offers an individualized course that may be started and completed at any time during the term. Prerequisite: MTH078 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

MTH081 Technical Mathematics 1
Offers the first course of a two-term technical mathematics sequences designed to meet the needs of technology students from various disciplines and lay the groundwork for applying mathematical concepts and problem solving in the technical fields of engineering, drafting, mechanical design, forestry and electronics. Covers fundamental algebra concepts, graphing, ratio, proportions and variation, basic right angle trigonometry, statistics and empirical methods, operations with linear, quadratic and rational expressions, solutions of linear, quadratic and rational equations. Emphasizes using mathematics and technology to solve applied problems. Prerequisite: MTH070 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. F, W
4 Credits

MTH082 Technical Mathematics 2
Offers the second course of a two-term technical mathematics sequence designed to meet the needs of technology students from various disciplines and provide the mathematical skills for solving applied problems in the technical fields of engineering, drafting, mechanical design, forestry and electronics. Covers trigonometric functions, oblique triangles, vectors, solutions of trigonometric equations and graphing of trigonometric functions, exponents and radicals, complex numbers, logarithmic and exponential functions and their applications. Prerequisite: MTH081 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W, Sp
4 Credits

MTH095 Intermediate Algebra
Introduces the study of functions with a focus on linear (including arithmetic sequences), quadratic (including an introduction to complex numbers), and exponential functions (including geometric sequences). Also covers converting rates using dimensional analysis. Uses a variety of methods, including logarithms, to solve equations. Explores topics using a graphing calculator (required) as well as traditional approaches. Prerequisite: Placement into MTH095 or higher; or MTH070 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
4 Credits

MTH095CE MTH095 Challenge Exam
Mathematics
4 Credits

MTH105 Contemporary Math
Surveys the application of mathematics as a problem-solving tool in the real world. Includes business, consumer, ecology, and city planning applications using probability, statistics, geometry, graph theory, linear programming and game theory. Prerequisite: Placement into MTH105 or higher; or MTH095 or higher, with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
4 Credits

MTH111 College Algebra
Studies functions and related inequalities using a graphing calculator. Focuses on polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and related piecewise defined functions. Includes a study of the complex number system, the algebra of functions, the applications of functions in sequences and series. High-order linear systems will be solved using a calculator. Prerequisite: Placement into MTH111 or higher; or MTH095 or higher with a grade of C or better, or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
5 Credits

MTH112 Trigonometry
A pre-calculus course covering trigonometric functions, conic sections, vectors, parametric equations, and polar coordinates, with emphasis on applications and graphing calculators. Recommended: High School Geometry or MTH075. Prerequisite: Placement into MTH112; or MTH111 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
5 Credits

MTH199A Team Precalculus
Covers challenging MTH111 or MTH112 problems in weekly small-group sessions. Course may be repeated for a maximum of two credits. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in MTH111 or MTH112. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

MTH211 Foundations of Elementary Math
Introduces the first course of a three-course mathematics sequence designed for liberal arts students, especially prospective elementary teachers. Emphasizes problem solving and covers basic concepts about whole numbers, integers, sets and number theory. Uses manipulatives to deepen understanding. Prerequisite: Placement into MTH111 or higher; or MTH095 or higher with a grade of C or better, or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. F, W
4 Credits

MTH212 Foundations of Elementary Math
Offers the second course of a mathematics sequence designed for prospective elementary education teachers. Covers basic concepts about rational numbers, real numbers, statistics, and probability. Uses manipulatives to deepen conceptual understanding. Prerequisite: MTH211 or higher with a grade of C or better, or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. W, Sp
4 Credits

MTH213 Foundations of Elementary Math
Presents the third course in a mathematics sequence designed for prospective elementary education teachers. Covers topics in geometry. Utilizes computer programs and manipulatives to deepen conceptual understanding. Prerequisite: MTH212 or higher with a grade of C or better; or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. F, Sp
4 Credits

MTH231 Discrete Mathematics
Introduces logic, sets, functions, algorithms, matrices, graph theory, and trees, with applications. Offers the first course for computer science and mathematics majors. Prerequisite: Placement into MTH112 or higher; or MTH111 or higher with a grade of C or better, or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed.
4 Credits

MTH232 Discrete Mathematics
Applies fundamentals from MTH231 to tree theory, advanced counting techniques, relations and Boolean algebra. Offers a second course for computer science and mathematics majors. Prerequisite: MTH231 or higher with a grade of C or better, or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed.
4 Credits

MTH241 Elementary Calculus
Emphasizes techniques of calculus in applied problem solving. A one-term terminal course with an intuitive approach to differential and integral calculus. Intended for non-math majors. Prerequisite: Placement into MTH241 or higher; or MTH111 or higher with a grade of C or better, or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp
4 Credits

MTH243 Probability and Statistics 1
Introduces descriptive statistics. Covers data analysis, regression and correlation, counting and probability, common probability distributions, sampling, confidence intervals, and one-sample hypothesis testing. Prerequisite: Placement into MTH243 or higher; or MTH105 or higher, with a grade of C or better; or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
4 Credits

MTH244 Probability and Statistics 2
Offers a second course open to all majors covering testing two-sample problems, linear regression and correlation, chi-squared goodness of fit tests, one-way and two-way analysis of variance. Prerequisite: MTH243 or higher with a grade of C or better, or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. Sp
4 Credits

MTH251 Differential Calculus
Prepares students for further study in mathematics, sciences, engineering and other technical areas. Covers limits, continuity rates of change, and derivatives with applications. Introduces the indefinite integral. Prerequisite: Placement into MTH251 or higher; or MTH112 or higher with a grade of C or better, or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp, Su
5 Credits

MTH252 Integral Calculus
Covers the development of definite and indefinite integrals, the fundamental theorem of calculus, applications of integrals, constructing functions from their rates of change, and techniques of integration. Introduces differential equations. Prerequisite: MTH251 of higher with a grade of C or better, or equivalent course as determined by the instructor; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp
5 Credits

MTH253 Series Calculus/Linear Algebra
Combines topics from linear algebra and infinite series. Includes geometric, Taylor and Fourier Series work with applications; and systems applications using matrices and determinants. Prerequisite: MTH252 or higher with a grade of C or better; or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. W, Sp, Su, Offered as needed
5 Credits

MTH254 Vector Calculus 1
Explores functions of many variables such as curves and surfaces in three-dimensional space, vectors, rates of change of functions of several variables, and optimization in multivariable models. Also explores multivariable integration with spherical and cylindrical coordinates. Offers the first of two courses in multivariable calculus. Prerequisite: MTH253 or higher with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F, Sp, Su, Offered as needed
5 Credits

MTH255 Vector Calculus 2
Explores vector fields, motion in space, Green's Theorem, Stokes' Theorem, the Divergence Theorem, surface areas, and line and surface integrals along with their related topics including divergence, curl, and flux. Offers the second course in multivariable calculus. Prerequisite: MTH254 or higher with a grade of C or better; or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. W
4 Credits

MTH256 Applied Differential Equations
Covers solutions of linear and first-order non-linear differential equations. Includes Laplace transforms and convolutions. Graphing calculator required. Prerequisite: MTH254 or MTH255, either with a grade of C or better; or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. Sp
4 Credits

MTH299A Team Calculus
Covers challenging Calculus problems in weekly small-group sessions. Course may be repeated for a maximum of six credits. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in MTH241, MTH251, MTH252, MTH253, MTH254, MTH255, or MTH256. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

XMTH0791A Graphic Calculator
Learn how to use an HP48G graphic calculator for MTH095, Intermediate Algebra, or other higher mathematics courses. Prerequisite: Concurrent registration in algebra course or the consent of instructor.
0 Non-Credit

XMTH9000A Math with Calculator
Through demonstration and classroom practice, students will learn to perform basic math functions using a calculator.
.8 CEU

XMTH9000B GP Math Whole Number
Georgia Pacific Math Workshop - Whole Numbers.
1.2 CEU

XMTH9000C GP Math Dec/Fraction
Georgia Pacific Math Workshop - Decimals and Fractions.
1.2 CEU

XMTH9000D GP Math Percentage/Ratio
Georgia Pacific Math Workshop - Percent, Ratio, Proportion.
1.2 CEU

XMTH9000E Smart Survey Design
Presents basic instruction in survey design, question construction, and administration. Provides guidance for using survey results in decision making.
.3 CEU

XMTH9000F Math for Metals Workers
Covers fundamentals of fractions, measurement, unit analysis, equations, and basic algebra for metal working. Emphasizes analysis and solution of application problems.
2.4 CEU

XMTH9000G Using SurveyMonkey
Gives entry-level users of SurveyMonkey the basic information needed to create an account, design surveys, collect responses, analyze and export data, and manage their accounts.
.3 CEU