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Below is a list of descriptions of college level mathematics course content:

MTH 103 - APPLIED COLLEGE ALGEBRA(4.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 4 CreditsStudents examine algebraic techniques and concepts related to linear, quadratic, rational, piecewise, exponential and logarithmic functions. Problem solving skills, mathematical modeling and applications will be emphasized. Graphing calculator required. Prerequisite: MTH 70 with a “C” grade or better or appropriate score on the COMPASS mathematics placement tests.

** SPRING TERM**

**MTH 105 - INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS**

**(4.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 4 Credits**

Students use systematic reasoning to solve a variety of problems. Study topics may include history of mathematics, financial mathematics, mathematics of voting, number systems, Euler circuits, geometry, symmetry, Fibonacci numbers, golden ratio, probability and statistics. This course is a survey of mathematical concepts and techniques for non-science majors. Prerequisite: MTH 95 or appropriate score on the COMPASS mathematics placement tests.

** SPRING TERM**

MTH 111 - COLLEGE ALGEBRA(4.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 4 CreditsStudents demonstrate their knowledge of polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions through the solution of equations and inequalities using a combination of current technology and algebraic methods. For students who have had two years of algebra and one year of geometry in high school.

Prerequisite: MTH 95 with a “C” grade or better or appropriate score on the COMPASS mathematics placement tests.

**SUMMER; FALL; WINTER;**** SPRING TERMS**

**MTH 112 - ELEMENTARY FUNCTIONS - TRIGONOMETRY**

(4.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 4 CreditsStudents are introduced to concepts and applications of trigonometric functions and their inverses by exploring topics such as triangle ratios, periodic functions, and trigonometric identities. For students planning to take MTH 251 Calculus I who have little or no background in trigonometry.

Prerequisite: MTH 111.

** SPRING TERM**

MTH 116 - PRE-CALCULUS (4.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 4 CreditsStudents prepare for calculus and higher mathematics courses. Students will work competently with elementary principles of functions to prepare for the study of higher mathematics and analyze the behavior of different mathematical models. Students will also examine the various conic sections and their applications as well as the elementary ideas of sequences and series and discrete mathematics.

Prerequisite: MTH 111.

**WINTER TERM**

MTH 211 - FUNDAMENTALS OF ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS I (3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 CreditsStudents learn concepts and teaching techniques used in elementary school mathematics. Concepts covered include patterning and problem solving, set theory, number systems, basic operations and number theory. Prerequisite: Completion of / or concurrently enrolled in MTH 95. Courses do not have to be taken in sequence.

** FALL 2013**

MTH 212 - FUNDAMENTALS OF ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS II (3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 CreditsStudents learn concepts and teaching techniques used in elementary school mathematics. Concepts covered include number theory, integers, fractions, rational numbers, irrational numbers, probability and statistics. Prerequisite: MTH 95 with a “C” grade or better, or instructor approval. Courses do not have to be taken in sequence.

** WINTER TERM**

MTH 213 - FUNDAMENTALS OF ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS III (3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 CreditsStudents learn concepts and teaching techniques used in elementary school mathematics. Concepts covered include Euclidean geometry, translations, tessellations, and symmetry groups. Prerequisite: MTH 95 with a “C” grade or better, or instructor approval. Courses do not have to be taken in sequence.

** SPRING 2014**

MTH 243 - INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS (4.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 4 CreditsStudents demonstrate their knowledge of descriptive statistics by the collection, summarization, and analysis of data and the use of current technology. For students majoring in the arts, sciences and business programs. Prerequisite: MTH 111 with a “C” grade or better, or instructor approval.

** WINTER TERM**

**MTH 244 - INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS**

(4.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 4 CreditsStudents demonstrate their knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics through the use of basic one- and two-sample inferential techniques and current technology. For students majoring in the arts, sciences and business programs that require two terms of statistics. Prerequisite: MTH 243 with a “C” grade or better.

** SPRING TERM**

**MTH 251 - CALCULUS I**

(5.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 5 CreditsStudents learn differentiation using graphical, numerical, and analytical approaches. Students will read, understand and discuss applied differential calculus concepts. Students will utilize graphing programmable calculators and computer technology. Prerequisite: MTH 112 with of “C” grade or better.

** FALL TERM**

**MTH 252 - CALCULUS II**

** (4.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 4 Credits**

Students read, understand, and discuss applied integral calculus concepts. Students will deepen their understanding of Riemann sums and apply that knowledge in the development of definite integrals and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Students will learn additional integration techniques. Students will utilize graphing programmable calculators.

Prerequisite:MTH 251 with “C” grade or better.

** WINTER TERM**

MTH 253 - CALCULUS III (4.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 4 CreditsStudents continue to learn new integration techniques using graphical, numerical, and analytical approaches. Students will apply their knowledge of differentiation and integration in mathematical modeling and other applications. Students will investigate series and sequences. Graphing technology will be used. Prerequisite: MTH 252 with “C” grade or better.

** SPRING TERM**

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