# Description of Mathematics

MAT 001 |
Mathematics Skills Lab |
- - - - |

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Designed to support all curriculum mathematics courses and

other curriculum courses requiring the use of mathematics skills.

MAT 050 |
Basic Math Skills |
3 2 0 4 |

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

This course is designed to strengthen basic math skills. Topics

include properties, rounding, estimating, comparing, converting,

and computing whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. Upon

completion, students should be able to perform basic

computations and solve relevant mathematical problems.

MAT 060 |
Essential Mathematics |
3 2 0 4 |

Prerequisites: MAT 050 or placement

Corequisites: None

This course is a comprehensive study of mathematical skills

which should provide a strong mathematical foundation to

pursue further study. Topics include principles and applications

of decimals, fractions, percents, ratio and proportion, order of

operations, geometry, measurement, and elements of algebra

and statistics. Upon completion, students should be able to

perform basic computations and solve relevant, multi-step

mathematical problems using technology where appropriate.

MAT 070 |
Introductory Algebra |
3 2 0 4 |

Prerequisites: MAT 060 or placement

Corequisites: RED 080 or ENG 085

This course establishes a foundation in algebraic concepts and

problem solving. Topics include signed numbers, exponents,

order of operations, simplifying expressions, solving linear

equations and inequalities, graphing, formulas, polynomials,

factoring, and elements of geometry. Upon completion, students

should be able to apply the above concepts in problem solving

using appropriate technology.

MAT 080 |
Intermediate Algebra |
3 2 0 4 |

Prerequisites: MAT 070 or placement

Corequisites: RED 080 or ENG 085

This course continues the study of algebraic concepts with

emphasis on applications. Topics include factoring; rational

expressions; rational exponents; rational, radical, and quadratic

equations; systems of equations; inequalities; graphing;

functions; variations; complex numbers; and elements of

geometry. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the

above concepts in problem solving using appropriate technology.

MAT 090 |
Accelerated Algebra |
3 2 0 4 |

Prerequisites: MAT 060 or MAT 080 or placement

Corequisites: RED 080 or ENG 085

This course covers algebraic concepts with emphasis on

applications. Topics include those covered in MAT 070 and MAT

080. Upon completion, students should be able to apply

algebraic concepts in problem solving using appropriate

technology.

MAT 095 |
Algebraic Concepts |
3 0 0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 080

Corequisites: None

This course covers algebraic concepts with an emphasis on

applications. Topics include linear, quadratic, absolute value,

rational and radical equations, sets, real and complex numbers,

exponents, graphing, formulas, polynomials, systems of

equations, inequalities, and functions. Upon completion, students

should be able to apply the above topics in problem solving

using appropriate technology.

MAT 099 |
Using Technologyin Math |
1 0
0 1 |

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

This course provides an introduction to the technology used in

the study of mathematics. Topics include the use of technology

to perform calculations, graph and analyze functions, create

algebraic models, perform statistical analysis, and make tables

of values. Upon completion, students should be able to

effectively use graphing calculators and spreadsheets as

mathematical tools to explore functions, analyze data, and solve

problems.

MAT 101 |
Applied Mathematics I |
2 2 0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 060

Corequisites: None

This course is a comprehensive review of arithmetic with basic

algebra designed to meet the needs of certificate and diploma

programs. Topics include arithmetic and geometric skills used in

measurement, ratio and proportion, exponents and roots,

applications of percent, linear equations, formulas, and statistics.

Upon completion, students should be able to solve practical

problems in their specific areas of study.

MAT 110 |
MathematicalMeasurement |
2 2
0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 070

Corequisites: None

This course provides an activity-based approach to utilizing,

interpreting, and communicating data in a variety of

measurement systems. Topics include accuracy, precision,

conversion, and estimation within metric, apothecary, and

avoirdupois systems; ratio and proportion; measures of central

tendency and dispersion; and charting of data. Upon completion,

students should be able to apply proper techniques to gathering,

recording, manipulating, analyzing, and communicating data.

MAT 115 |
Mathematical Models |
2 2 0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 070

Corequisites: None

This course develops the ability to utilize mathematical skills and

technology to solve problems at a level found in non-

mathematics-intensive programs. Topics include applications to

percent, ratio and proportion, formulas, statistics, functional

notation, linear functions and their groups, probability, sampling

techniques, scatter plots, and modeling. Upon completion,

students should be able to solve practical problems, reason and

communicate with mathematics, and work confidently, collaboratively,

and independently.

MAT 121 |
Algebra andTrigonometry I |
2 2
0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 070

Corequisites: None

This course provides an integrated approach to technology and

the skills required to manipulate, display, and interpret

mathematical functions and formulas used in problem solving.

Topics include simplification, evaluation, and solving of algebraic

and radical functions; complex numbers; right triangle

trigonometry; systems of equations; and the use of technology.

Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an

understanding of the use of mathematics and technology to

solve problems and analyze and communicate results.

MAT 122 |
Algebra/Trigonometry II |
2 2
0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 121

Corequisites: None

This course extends the concepts covered in MAT 121 to include

additional topics in algebra, function analysis, and trigonometry.

Topics include exponential and logarithmic functions, translation

and scaling of functions, Sine Law, Cosine Law, vectors, and

statistics. Upon completion, students should be able to

demonstrate an understanding of the use of technology to solve

problems and to analyze and communicate results.

MAT 140 |
Survey of Mathematics |
3 0 0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 070

Corequisites: MAT 140A

This course provides an introduction in a non-technical setting to

selected topics in mathematics. Topics may include, but are not

limited to, sets, logic, probability, statistics, matrices,

mathematical systems, geometry, topology, mathematics of

finance, and modeling. Upon completion, students should be

able to understand a variety of mathematical applications, think

logically, and be able to work collaboratively and independently.

MAT 140A |
Survey of MathematicsLab |
0 2
0 1 |

Prerequisites: MAT 070

Corequisites: MAT 140

This course is a laboratory for MAT 140. Emphasis is placed on

experiences that enhance the materials presented in the class.

Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems,

apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate

effectively.

MAT 141 |
MathematicalConcepts I |
3 0
0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 080 or MAT 090

Corequisites: None

This course is the first of a two-course sequence that develops a

deeper understanding and appreciation of the basic concepts of

mathematics. Emphasis is placed on sets, logic, number bases,

elementary number theory, introductory algebra, measurement

including metrics, and problem solving. Upon completion,

students should be able to communicate orally and in writing

these basic mathematical concepts. This course has been

approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement

general education core requirement in natural

sciences/mathematics.

MAT 141A |
Mathematical Concepts ILab |
0 2
0 1 |

Prerequisites: MAT 080 or MAT 090

Corequisites: MAT 141

This course is a laboratory for MAT 141. Emphasis is placed on

experiences that enhance the materials presented in the class.

Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems,

apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate

effectively. This course has been approved to satisfy the

Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a

premajor and/or elective course requirement.

MAT 142 |
MathematicalConcepts II |
3 0
0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 141

Corequisites: None

This course is the second of a two-course sequence that

develops a deeper understanding and appreciation of the basic

concepts of mathematics. Emphasis is placed on probability,

statistics, functions, introductory geometry, and mathematics of

finance. Upon completion, students should be able to

communicate orally and in writing these basic mathematical

concepts and utilize technology as a mathematical tool. This

course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive

Articulation Agreement general education core requirements in

natural sciences/mathematics

MAT 142A |
Mathematical Concepts IILab |
0 2
0 1 |

Prerequisites: MAT 141

Corequisites: MAT 142

This course is a laboratory for MAT 142. Emphasis is placed on

experiences that enhance the materials presented in the class.

Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems,

apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate

effectively. This course has been approved to satisfy the

Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core

requirements in natural sciences/mathematics

MAT 145 |
Analytical Mathematics |
3 0 0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 080 or MAT 090

Corequisites: None

This course is designed to develop problem-solving and

reasoning skills by the study of selected areas of mathematics.

Topics include elementary and Boolean algebra, sets, logic,

number theory, numeration systems, probability, statistics, and

linear programming. Upon completion, students should be able

to apply logic and other mathematical concepts.