## mathematics

**MAT 121 IN TERMEDIATE ALGEBRA (4)**

Four lecture.

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on assessment test or

successful completion of TRM 091.

Extends and strengthens concepts covered in Introduction to Algebra,

including linear equations , inequalities and functions , systems of

linear equations, operations on polynomials , rational expressions

and functions, quadratic equations, inequalities, and functions, and

an introduction to exp onential and logarithmic functions.

**MAT 142 COLLEGE MATHEMATICS (3)**

Three lecture.

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on assessment test or

completion of MAT 121 with a grade of “C” or better.

Applications of basic college-level mathematics to real -life problems.

Concepts, language and history of mathematics contributions to

Western society also covered. Appropriate for students whose major

does not require College Algebra or Pre -calculus.

**MAT 151 COLLEGE ALGEBRA (4)**

Four lecture.

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on assessment test or

completion of MAT 121 with a grade of “C” or better.

A more extensive and rigorous course in algebra. Emphasis in this

course is on functions and relations. Systems of equations, inequalities

and matrices are also covered.

**MAT 160 MATH FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS I (3)**

Three lecture.

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on assessment test or

completion of MAT 142 or MAT 151 with a grade of “C” or

better.

Mathematical principles and processes underlying current and

evolving programs of mathematics instruction in elementary schools

for the grades K-8. The focus is on problem solving, logic , set theory,

number systems and arithmetic.

**MAT 161 MATH FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS II (3)**

Three lecture.

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on assessment test or

completion of MAT 160 with a grade of “C” or better.

Mathematical principles and processes underlying current and

evolving programs of mathematics instruction in elementary schools,

grades K-8. The focus is on geometry, measurement, statistics, and

probability.

**MAT 181 PLANE TRIGONOMETRY (3)**

Three lecture.

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on assessment test or

completion of MAT 151 with a grade of “C” or better.

A study of trigonometric functions , inverse functions, identities and

graphs and their applications to right and oblique triangles, vectors,

complex numbers , and polar and parametric equations.

**MAT 201 FINITE MATHEMATICS (3)**

Three lecture.

Prerequisite: Completion of MAT 151 with a grade of “C” or

better.

Topics include systems of linear equation, matrices, linear

programming, combinations and permutations, probability, statistics,

Markov processes, and mathematical models.

**MAT 211 INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS (3)**

Three lecture.

Prerequisite: Completion of MAT 142 or MAT 151 with a

grade of “C” or better.

Investigates the basic concepts and techniques of descriptive and

inferential statistics, including summaries and displays of data,

measures of central tendency, variation and dispersion, probability

and probability distributions , estimates and sample sizes, hypothesis

testing, correlation, regression and statistical decision-making using

critical thinking skills.

**MAT 212 BRIEF CALCULUS (3)**

Three lecture.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT 151.

A study of elementary topics in differential and integral calculus

of elementary functions with applications in business and social

science.

**MAT 221 ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS I (4)**

Four lecture.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT 181.

A study of the differential and integral calculus of elementary

functions, with applications to geometry mechanics.

**MAT 231 ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS II (4)**

Four lecture.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT 221.

A study of calculus including techniques of integration, applications

of the definite integral, Analytic Geometry, polar coordinates ,

indeterminate forms, and improper integrals, Taylor polynomials

and sequences and series.

**MAT 241 ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS III (4)**

Four lecture.

Prerequisite: Completion of MAT 231 with a grade of “C” or

better.

A study of vectors, the geometry of space, vector-valued functions,

functions of several variables, partial differentiation, gradients,

multiple integration and vector analysis.

**MAT 260 INTRODUCTION TO**

DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS (4)

Four lecture.

Prerequisite: Completion of MAT 241 with a grade of “C” or

better.

Solutions of first order differential equations, nth-order linear

equations, systems of linear differential equations, series solutions

of second-order linear equations, Laplace transforms, nonlinear

differential equations and stability.