Mathematics (MTH)

MTH010 Conceptual Arithmetic

Credits 4Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: Students must be either concurrently enrolled in RD090 and WR090 or place above those levels.

This course is for students who need to master the concepts of whole numbers, fractions or decimals. The emphasis of the course is on understanding concepts, estimation, simple measurement, language usage and reasoning skills. Real world applications are used and the reasonableness of answers is stressed. Calculator use is taught for computation. A scientific calculator with a fraction key, algebraic logic and expression playback is required. A specific model of calculator may be required.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH020 Applied Arithmetic and Pre-algebra

Credits 4Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH010, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. A scientific/graphing calculator with fraction output capabilities is required.

This course is intended for both the career-technical and baccalaureate-prep student. It includes the use of mathematics as a language, rational number operations, estimating and approximating, scientific notation, ratios, percents, proportions, the metric and U.S. Customary systems, formula development and evaluation and practical geometry. A scientific/graphing calculator with fraction output capabilities is required and its use is fully integrated in the course. A specific model of calculator may be required.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH058 Quantitative Reasoning I

Credits 6Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH020, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. Students need a calculator and computer access. Calculator needs MathPrint, fraction and editing capability.

Quantitative Reasoning I is the first course in a 2-quarter non-STEM sequence that prepares students to use mathematics to become contributing citizens, educated consumers and effective users of numerical information. Students gain number sense, build estimation skills and solve realistic problems. Students use reasoning, percents, proportions, and formulas. Technology, especially spreadsheets, is used as a problem-solving tool. Clear communication of processes using words, data and symbols is emphasized. This sequence prepares the student for MTH98 and then MTH105.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH060 Beginning Algebra I (Course offered online)

Credits 4Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH020, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. A graphing calculator is required. A TI-83 Plus or TI-84 is recommended.

This is the first half of the beginning algebra course for both the baccalaureate-prep and career-technical student emphasizing problem-solving and practical applications using numerical, algebraic and graphical models. The topics covered include the real number system, positive integer exponents, unit conversions and dimensional analysis, simplifying algebraic expressions, modeling and solving problem situations with linear equations and formulas, the Cartesian plane and applications which require the Pythagorean Theorem. A graphing calculator is required and its use is fully integrated in the course.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH065 Beginning Algebra II (Course offered online)

Credits 4Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH060, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. A graphing calculator is required. A TI-83 Plus or TI-84 is recommended.

This is the second half of the beginning algebra course for both the baccalaureate-prep and career-technical student emphasizing problem-solving and practical applications using numerical, algebraic and graphical models. The topics covered include graphs and equations of lines, negative integer exponents, solving formulas and rational equations and practical geometry. A graphing calculator is required and its use is fully integrated in the course.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH084 Applied Trigonometry with Modeling

Credit 1Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH065, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.

This is an introductory course in applied trigonometry. Topics covered include right triangle trigonometry and an introduction to models of compound interest. Practical applications are emphasized.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH095 Intermediate Algebra with Right Triangle Trigonometry (Course offered online)

Credits 5Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH065, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. A graphing calculator is required; TI-83 Plus or TI-84 is recommended.

This is an interactive, technology-based course, which investigates the connections and interplay among various mathematical topics for both the baccalaureate-prep and technical-prep student. The function concept is introduced informally. Linear and quadratic functions and their graphs are covered in-depth. Other topics include rational exponents, radical and rational equations, linear and non-linear systems and right triangle trigonometry. A heuristic approach to problem-solving is emphasized with problem situations modeled numerically, algebraically and graphically.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH098 Quantitative Reasoning II

Credits 4Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH058, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. Students need a calculator and computer access. Calculator needs MathPrint, fraction and editing capability.

Quantitative Reasoning II is the second course in a 2-quarter non-STEM sequence that prepares students to use mathematics to become contributing citizens, educated consumers and effective users of numerical information. Students develop critical thinking skills and solve realistic problems. Students use iterative processes, advanced percents, linear and exponential functions, and data in mathematical modeling. Technology, especially spreadsheets, is used as a problem-solving tool. Clear communication of processes using words, data and symbols is emphasized. This sequence prepares the student for MTH 105.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH105 Mathematics in Society

Credits 5Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH095 or MTH098, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. A graphing calculator is required; TI-84 is recommended. A spreadsheet will be used regularly during class and with homework. Students may use campus computer labs, as needed.

Math in Society provides a solid foundation in quantitative reasoning, symbolic reasoning, and problem solving techniques needed to be a productive, contributing citizen in the 21st century. We examine a range of real world problems using the tools of mathematics. The course focuses on development of mathematical decision making and communication. Course material comes from the fields of probability & statistics, financial literacy, modeling growth & decay and logical reasoning. Students must have access to a spreadsheet program and a graphing calculator.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH111 Pre-Calculus I: Elementary Functions (Course offered online)

Credits 5Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH095, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. A graphing calculator is required; TI-83 Plus or TI-84 is recommended.

This course is part one of a pre-calculus sequence that provides an extensive study of functions and their inverses modeled algebraically, numerically and graphically. Specific functions include exponential, logarithmic, polynomial and power functions. Modeling real world applications is emphasized.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH112 Pre-Calculus II: Trigonometry / Geometry

Credits 5Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH111, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. A graphing calculator is required. TI-83 Plus or TI-84 is recommended.

This course is part two of a pre-calculus sequence that provides exploration and application of rational and trigonometric functions and their inverses modeled algebraically, numerically and graphically; trigonometric identities and equations; vectors; parametric equations; and polar equations. Real world applications are emphasized.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH211 Fundamentals of Elementary Mathematics I

Credits 4Fall

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH095, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. A scientific calculator with a fraction key is required.

This course is part one of a three-course sequence in mathematics for future K-8 teachers. The course includes problem-solving, functions, the structure of number systems, operations on whole numbers and number theory. Various concrete, pictorial and heuristic problem-solving strategies are used along with algorithmic problem-solving. A required computer component will reinforce the concepts of the course.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH212 Fundamentals of Elementary Mathematics II

Credits 4Winter

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH211, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. A scientific calculator with a fraction key is required.

This course is part two of the three-course sequence in mathematics for future K-8 teachers. The course includes problem-solving, the structure of the integer, rational and real number systems, operations on integers, fractions and decimals, ratio and proportion, the meaning and use of percent and graphical statistics. Various concrete, pictorial and heuristic problem-solving strategies are used along with algorithmic problem-solving. A required computer component will reinforce the concepts of the course.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH213 Fundamentals of Elementary Mathematics III

Credits 4Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better, or placement above stated course levels; and MTH212 with a grade of "C" or better; or instructor consent.

This course is part three of the three-course sequence in mathematics for future K-8 teachers. Various concrete, pictorial and heuristic problem-solving strategies are used to explore geometry, measurement, probability and numerical statistics. The course includes two- and three-dimensional shapes and their properties, standard/nonstandard measurement basic probability and numerical statistics.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH243 Statistics I (Course offered online)

Credits 4Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better, or placement above stated course levels; and MTH105 or MTH111, each with a grade of "C" or better. A graphing calculator (TI-83 Plus or TI-84) is required and a computer lab component may be incorporated.

This course is a descriptive statistics course including data collection techniques, visual display of data, measures of central tendency and variability, sampling distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis tests using randomization techniques. Normal probability distributions are covered. Computer software experience is provided. A graphing calculator and access to a web browser is required. Use of actual data and interpretation of statistical results are emphasized.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH244 Statistics II

Credits 4Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH243, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.

This is the second course in statistical studies, including a deeper look into inferential statistics. The class includes formal construction of confidence intervals and hypothesis tests of one and two populations, Analysis of Variance, goodness-of-fit and contingency tables, linear regression and prediction intervals for bivariate data, data collection techniques and experimental design. Probability theory using contingency tables normal distributions, discrete and binomial probability distributions is also covered. Computer software experience is provided. Access to a web browser is required. A culminating project, in which students gather samples, make inferences regarding populations and present their findings is required. Use of actual data and interpretation of statistical results are emphasized.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH251 Calculus I: Differential Calculus

Credits 5Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: A CAS-capable graphing calculator is required. RD090, WR090, and MTH112 with a C or better; or placement above stated course levels.

This is the first course of the calculus sequence covering the concepts, computations and applications of differential calculus. Functions and derivatives will be modeled symbolically, numerically, graphically and in words.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH252 Calculus II: Integral Calculus

Credits 5Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH251, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. A CAS-capable graphing calculator is required.

This is the second course of the calculus sequence covering the concepts, computation and applications of integral calculus. Functions and integrals are modeled symbolically, numerically, graphically and in words.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH253 Calculus III

Credits 4Summer/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH252, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. A CAS-capable graphing calculator is required. A computer laboratory may be included.

This is the third course in the calculus sequence covering infinite sequences and series, an introduction to multivariable functions, partial derivatives, integration with multivariate functions and applications.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH254 Calculus IV: Vector Calculus

Credits 5Fall

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH253 or MTH299M, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. The CAS-capable calculator is required. A required computer component is included outside of class.

This course is a study of vector calculus including dot and cross products, gradients and directional derivatives, optimization of multivariable functions, vector-valued functions including parametric curves in space and motion, vector fields, line integrals, FTC, Green's Theorem, flux, divergence, curl and Stokes' Theorem.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH256 Differential Equations

Credits 5Winter

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better, or placement above stated course levels; and MTH253 with a grade of "C" or better; or MTH252 with a "C" or better and instructor consent.

This introductory course examines the application of ordinary differential equations as mathematical models for a variety of disciplines. Students explore analytical, graphical and numerical techniques for solving ordinary differential equations and systems of ordinary differential equations. A systems approach is used with relevant linear algebra concepts developed as needed.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH261 Linear Algebra

Credits 4Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH252, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. A TI-89 or Casio Classpad is required.

This course is a study of vectors, matrices, systems of equations, linear transformations and determinants in the setting of finite real vector spaces. Students are introduced to formal proof writing, hence a background in logic is helpful though not required. This course provides the linear algebra necessary for the study of multivariable calculus, differential equations and abstract algebra.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

MTH299M Multi-Variable Calculus

Credits 2Summer/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090 and MTH252, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. A CAS-capable graphing calculator is required. A computer laboratory may be included.

This is the third course in the calculus sequence covering an introduction to multivariable functions, partial derivatives, integration with multivariate functions and applications.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

Course fees are subject to change. Additional section fees (web, hybrid, etc.) may apply.

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