Academics

    MAT

    MAT 031  Developmental Mathematics Basics  (3-0-3)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Developmental Mathematics Basics is intended for students who need assistance in basic arithmetic skills.  Based on assessment of student needs, instruction includes performing the four arithmetic operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percents.  Application skills are emphasized.

    MAT 032  Developmental Mathematics  (3-0-3)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 031 or satisfactory placement
    Developmental Mathematics includes a review of arithmetic skills, and focuses on the study of measurement and geometry, basic algebra concepts, and data analysis.  Application skills are emphasized.

    MAT 101  Beginning Algebra  (3-0-3)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 032 or satisfactory placement
    This course includes the following topics: operations with signed numbers; addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with algebraic expressions; factoring; techniques for solving linear and fractional equations; and an introduction to graphing.

    MAT 102  Intermediate Algebra  (3-0-3)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 101 or satisfactory placement
    This course includes the study of linear systems and applications; quadratic expressions, equations, functions and graphs; and rational and radical expressions and functions.

    MAT 103  Quantitative Reasoning  (3-0-3)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 102 or satisfactory placement
    This course is designed to develop quantitative reasoning and critical thinking skills. Topics include logic and computers, probability and statistics, financial mathematics, and additional applications selected to address areas of contemporary interest.

    MAT 109  College Algebra with Modeling  (3-0-3)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 102 or satisfactory placement
    This course is an approach to algebra that incorporates mathematical modeling of real data and business applications.  Emphasis on linear, quadratic, piece-wise defined, rational, polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions.  Includes inequalities and matrices.  MAT 109 is the preferred college algebra prerequisite course for MAT 130.

    MAT 110  College Algebra  (3-0-3)*
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 102 or satisfactory placement
    This course includes the following topics: polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and exponential functions; inequalities; systems of equations and inequalities; matrices; determinants; and solutions of higher degree polynomials.  MAT 110 is the preferred college algebra prerequisite course for MAT 111.

    MAT 111  College Trigonometry  (3-0-3)*
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 109 or MAT 110 or satisfactory placement.  The preferred prerequisite is MAT 110.
    This course includes the following topics:  circular functions; trigonometric identities; solution of right and oblique triangles; solution of trigonometric equations; polar coordinates; complex numbers, including DeMoivre's Theorem; vectors; conic sections; sequences; and series.

    MAT 120  Probability and Statistics  (3-0-3)*
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 101 or satisfactory placement
    This course includes the following topics: introductory probability and statistics, including organization of data, sample space concepts, random variables, counting problems, binomial and normal distributions, central limit theorem, confidence intervals, and test hypothesis for large and small samples; types I and II errors; linear regression; and correlation.

    MAT 122  Finite College Mathematics  (3-0-3)*
    Offered Summer Semester
    Prerequisite:  MAT 102 or satisfactory placement
    This course includes the following topics: logic; sets; Venn Diagrams; counting problems; probability; matrices; systems of equations; linear programming, including the simplex method and applications; graphs; and networks.

    MAT 130  Elementary Calculus  (3-0-3)*
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 109 or MAT 110 or satisfactory placement.  The preferred prerequisite is MAT 109.
    This course includes the following topics: differentiation and integration of polynomials; rational, logarithmic, and exponential functions; and interpretation and application of these processes.

    MAT 140  Analytical Geometry and Calculus I  (4-0-4)*
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 111 or satisfactory placement
    This course includes the following topics: derivatives and integrals of polynomial, rational, logarithmic, exponential, trigonometric, and inverse trigonometric functions; curve sketching; maxima and minima of functions; related rates; work; and analytic geometry.

    MAT 141  Analytical Geometry and Calculus II  (4-0-4)*
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 140
    This course includes the following topics: continuation of calculus of one variable, including analytic geometry, techniques of integration, volumes by integration, and other applications; infinite series, including Taylor series and improper integrals.

    MAT 155  Contemporary Mathematics  (3-0-3)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 032 or satisfactory placement
    This course includes techniques and applications of the following topics:  elementary number theory; algebra; geometry; measurement; graph sketching and interpretations; and descriptive statistics.

    MAT 170  Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry I  (3-0-3)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 032 or satisfactory placement
    This course includes the following topics:  elementary algebra, geometry, trigonometry and applications.

    MAT 211  Math for Elementary Education I  (3-0-3)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 102 or satisfactory placement
    This course includes the following topics: logic, set theory, properties of and operations on counting numbers, integers, rational numbers, and real numbers.

    MAT 212  Math for Elementary Education II  (3-0-3)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 211
    This course includes the following topics: basic algebra, introductory geometry, probability, and statistics.

    MAT 215  Geometry  (3-0-3)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 102 or satisfactory placement
    This course includes the following topics: Euclidean geometry of points, lines, triangles, circles, and polygons; right triangle trigonometry; and analytical geometry of the straight line. (This course is designed primarily for elementary teachers.)

    MAT 220  Advanced Statistics  (3-0-3)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 120
    This course includes the following topics: estimation of parameters; formulation and testing of hypotheses; multiple and non-linear regression; correlation; contingency tables; analysis of variance; special distributions; introduction to non-parametric statistics.

    MAT 230  Basic Multivariable Calculus  (3-0-3)
    Offered Summer Semester
    Prerequisite:  MAT 130 or higher
    This course includes the following topics: partial derivatives; extrema problems; multiple integration; continuous probability distributions; difference equations; and management and economic applications.

    MAT 240  Analytical Geometry & Calculus III (4-0-4)*
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 141
    This course includes the following topics: multivariable calculus, including vectors; partial derivatives and their applications to maximum and minimum problems with and without constraints; line integrals; multiple integrals in rectangular and other coordinates; and Stokes' and Green's theorems.

    MAT 242  Differential Equations  (4-0-4)*
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 141
    This course includes the following topics: solution of linear and elementary non-linear differential equations by standard methods with sufficient linear algebra to solve systems; applications; series; Laplace transform; and numerical methods.