**MTH 08 Pre-Algebra . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.0
(non-credit) (4)**

Small study groups work in write-in texts in guided

discovery format, along with short lectures. Significant

use and instruction of TI83 calculator. This course

covers all basic operations with fractions and decimal

fractions. There is good coverage of special

denominator fractions such as percent, ppm, and ppb.

Proportions and ratios are used to introduce rational

numbers. There is a survey of metric and English

measurement systems with thorough treatment of

dimensial analysis in each. Conversion factors and

proportions are both used for expanding fractions and

for dimensional analysis. Other topics that are

integrated throughout the course include: scientific

notation and large number nomenclature , prime number

theory and prime factorization, basic geometry of

angles, area and perimeter of rectangles, triangles and

circles. Volume and surface area of cubes and

rectangular prisms. Metric and English mass units are

introduced as are related topics such as density.

Variables are used in order to introduce algebraic

concepts. An algebraic approach is used for solving

proportions and other equations. The function concept

is used in each unit of the course using the graph and

table utilities of graphing calculator.

**MTH 23 Beginning Algebra . . . . . . . . 4.0 (non-credit) (4)**

Prerequisite(s): MTH 08 or COMPASS score of 44 on prealgebra

or 19 on Algebra test.

The course covers the arithmetic of integers and rational

numbers, the properties of integral exponents , addition,

subtraction, and multiplication of polynomials and

rational expressions, and factoring of polynomials.

Solving linear equations, quadratic equations, and

equations containing rational expressions is also

covered. Function notation is introduced and used

throughout the course and basic graphing of functions is

covered, including slope, x and y- intercepts , and the

vertex of a parabola . Problem solving is stressed,

including unit conversions. Students are required to

have and learn to use a TI83 graphing calculator.

**MTH 106 Math for ElementaryTeachers . . . . . . . .3.0 (3)**

Prerequisite(s): MTH 111

Emphasis is on the structure of elementary

mathematics. Problem solving and critical thinking

using Polya’s four-step process. Sets, relations, whole

numbers, other base arithmetic, algorithms, properties

of numbers, ratios and proportions, percents, modular

arithmetic, elementary number theory, fractions,

integers, rational and irrational numbers are the main

topics presented. **Group 2 course.**

MTH 111 Intermediate Algebra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.0 (4)

Prerequisite(s): 2.0 or better in MTH 23 and ENG 99, or

COMPASSscore of 46 or higher on the Algebra portion of

the COMPASS test.

Intermediate Algebra covers elementary set notation, a

description of the Real number system and its major

subsets, and an introduction to the Complex number

system. Solving linear, quadratic and rational equations

and inequalities . Investigation of graphical, numerical

and symbolic representations and manipulations of

various functions including: linear, rational and

polynomial functions. Problem solving and the function

concept are integrated throughout. Students are required

to have and learn to use a TI-83 graphing calculator.

This course is offered in multiple formats such as online

or traditional, consult an advisor before enrolling.

**Group 2 course.**

**MTH 116 Intro.to Computer Science . . . . . . . . . . .4.0 (4)**

Prerequisite(s): MTH 111

A high level computer language (currently Java) will be

used to provide a thorough introduction to computer

science, object-oriented programming, problem solving,

and algorithm and data structure development.

Illustrative applications and programming assignments

will be given. **Group 1 course.**

**MTH 121 College Algebra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . 4.0 (4)**

Prerequisite(s): MTH 111 or score of 66 on the Algebra

portion of the COMPASS test.

This course continues the development of algebraic

skills begun in MTH 111. The topics covered include

functions, mathematical models, solving equations

algebraically and graphically, equations of the conic

sections, polynomial, logarithmic, exponential

functions, linear and nonlinear systems of equations.

**Group 1 course.**

**MTH 122 Trigonometry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.0 (3)**

Prerequisite(s): MTH 121

Definition and graphic representation of the

trigonometric functions. Triangles, angle measure,

equations, identities, and inverse functions are discussed

in detail. Law of Sines , Law of Cosines, and vectors

will also be covered. **Group 1 course.**

**MTH 131 Intro to Probability and Statistics . . . . .3.0 (3)**

Prerequisite(s): MTH 111

Descriptive statistics, experimental design, an

introduction to probability concepts and inferential

statistics are all included in this course. Descriptive

statistics includes graphical representations such as

histograms, bar charts, pie charts, boxplots, stemplots,

scatterplots and the normal curve . Measures of central

tendency such as the mean and median, and measures

of variation such as the standard deviation and quartiles

are studied. The normal density function and linear

regression are included. One and two sample problems

involving confidence intervals and significance tests are

studied for the sample mean and the sample proportion.

**Group 1 course.**

**MTH 140 College Algebra & Trigonometry . . . . . .5.0 (5)**

Prerequisite(s): MTH 111 or a score of 21 on the College

Algebra portion of COMPASS. Students receiving credit for

MTH 121 and/or MTH 122 will not receive credit for MTH

140.

This course is designed to provide the student with

the necessary maturity and skills to begin the calculus

sequence. The topics covered include elementary set

theory, equations of the conic sections, polynomial,

logarithmic, exponential, trigonometric functions, linear

and nonlinear systems of equations.** Group 1 course.**

**MTH 141 Calculus I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.0 (5)**

Prerequisite(s): MTH 140 or MTH 122 or a score of 46 or

higher on the College Algebra portion of COMPASS.

This is the first course in a traditional calculus

sequence, emphasizing the development of the

mathematical thought process. The topics covered

include limits (definitions and limit proofs), continuity,

derivatives of algebraic and trigonometric functions,

applications of the derivative, the indefinite and definite

integral, the fundamental theorem of calculus, and

applications of integration. **Group 1 course.**

**MTH 142 Calculus II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . .5.0 (5)**

Prerequisite(s): MTH 141

This course is a continuation of Calculus I. The topics

include differentiation and integration involving

exponential, logarithmic and inverse trigonometric

function. There is an introduction of various integration

methods. L’Hosital’s Rule, improper integrals,

parametric equations, polar coordinates, and infinite

sequences and series are also investigated. **Group 1 course.**

**MTH 206 Math for Elem. Teachers II . . . . . . . . . . . 3.0 (3)**

Prerequisite(s): MTH 106

Continuation of MTH 106, problem solving and critical

thinking using Polya’s four-step process, statistics,

probability, geometric shapes, measurement and

dimensional analysis, area and volume formulas, similar

and congruent triangles, geometric constructions,

geometry using coordinates, geometry using

transformations. Writing is emphasized.

**Group 2 course.**

**MTH 241 Calculus III . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.0 (4)**

Prerequisite(s): MTH 142

The course covers multivariable calculus including

three-dimensional analytical geometry, vector valued

functions, partial differentiation, and multiple

integration (with applications of each). Also an

introduction to linear algebra will be covered.** Group 1**

course.

MTH 251 Differential Equations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.0 (4)

Prerequisite(s): MTH 241

Introduces the concepts of differential equations and of

linear algebra. Topics include: solving linear and

systems of linear differential equations, Laplace

transformations, power series solutions, and their

physical applications. Solutions are found using

analytical, numerical, or graphical techniques relating to

quantitative modeling and Laplace transforms. Linear

algebraic topics include: vector spaces, subspaces,

spanning sets, linear dependence and independence,

basis and dimensions, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, and

linear transformations. **Group 1 course.**