Mathematics

**MATH**

0903 - Prealgebra/Basic Mathematics - 3
credit hours

A basic arithmetic course, it is a prerequisite to Elementary
Algebra (MA 0913) for students who have not mastered middle school
mathematics. Course content includes: whole numbers and their
operations; fractions and decimals; ratio and proportion;
percentages; signed numbers; basic geometry; and data
interpretation. A minimum grade of B- is required prior to
enrolling in Elementary Algebra. Grading: Pass/Fail.

0913 - Elementary Algebra - 3 credit
hours

A competency-based course, for students who have not had high
school Algebra I or whose algebraic skills are weak. Course content
includes: a review of signed numbers; a comprehensive study of real
numbers; solving linear equations and inequalities; introduction to
exponents; introduction to polynomials; factoring; and rational
expressions. Prerequisites: MATH 0903 or a minimum ACT mathematics
subscore of 13 or an Accuplacer arithmetic score of 63-120 or
equivalent. Grading: Pass/Fail.

0923 - Intermediate Algebra - 1 credit
hour

An algebra course whose content parallels content commonly found in
a second-year high school algebra course, namely high school
Algebra II. For students who have had high school Algebra I, but
haven't had high school Algebra II or whose algebraic skills at
that level are weak. Course content includes: an introduction to
graphing; graphing linear equations and inequalities; solving
linear systems; rational expressions; rational exponents and
radicals; quadratic equations, and an introduction to functions and
their graphs. Prerequisites: MATH 0961 or MATH 0913 or a minimum
ACT mathematics subscore of 16 or an Accuplacer algebra score of
33-120 or equivalent. Grading: Pass/Fail.

0941 - Elementary Algebra A - 1 credit
hour

A competency-based course for students who have not had a high
school Algebra I course or whose algebraic skills are weak. The
course is designed to strengthen skills in working with integers,
the real numbers, simplifying algebraic expressions, and
translating English phrases into algebraic expressions.
Prerequisites: MATH 0903 or a minimum ACT mathematics subscore of
13 or an Accuplacer arithmetic score of 63-120 or equivalent.
Grading: Pass/Fail.

0951 - Elementary Algebra B - 1 credit
hour

A competency-based course which is a continuation of MATH 0941. The
course is designed to strengthen skills in working with linear
equations and inequalities, common formulas, and translating
problems stated in English into algebraic relationships and to give
an introduction to linear equations in two variables. Prerequisite:
MATH 0941. Grading: Pass/Fail.

0961 - Elementary Algebra C - 1 credit
hour

A competency-based course which is a continuation of MATH
0951. The course is designed to strengthen skills in working
with integer exponents and translating English phrases into
algebraic expressions, to introduce polynomials, operations on
polynomials and factoring of polynomials. Prerequisite: MATH 0951.
Grading: Pass/Fail.

0971 - Intermediate Algebra A - 1 credit
hour

A competency-based course for students who
have not had a high school Algebra II course or whose
algebraic skills are weak. The course is designed to strengthen
skills in working with integer exponents, graphical and algebraic
solutions to linear equations and inequalities, and function
notation. Prerequisites: MATH 0961 or MATH 0913 or a minimum ACT
mathematics subscore of 16 or an Accuplacer algebra score of 33-120
or equivalent. Grading: Pass/Fail.

0981 - Intermediate Algebra B - 1 credit
hour

A competency-based course which is a continuation of MATH 0971. The
course is designed to strengthen skills in working with systems of
linear equations, operations on and factoring of polynomials, and
solution of polynomial equations by factoring, completing the
square and the quadratic formula. Prerequisite: MATH 0971.
Grading: Pass/Fail.

0991 - Intermediate Algebra C - 1 credit
hour

A competency-based course which is a continuation of MATH 0981. The
course is designed to strengthen skills in working with rational
expressions and expressions involving rational exponents and
radicals. Prerequisite: MATH 0981. Grading: Pass/Fail.

1003 - Data Models - 3 credit
hours

Mathematical models are developed and utilized for data analysis
and decision making. Data sets and problems are taken from a wide
array of disciplines. The integration of Mathematics and
Technology is emphasized. Mathematical topics include: the need for
rigor; Cartesian coordinate systems and their use in geographical
information systems, density plots, discriminant analysis and
contour plots; time series data; dynamical systems; and modeling
with straight lines. Prerequisites: MATH 0961 or MATH 0913 or a
minimum ACT mathematics sub score of 16 or an Accuplacer algebra
score of 33-120 or an Accuplacer college-level mathematics score of
0-43.

1113 - College Algebra - 3 credit
hours

Content is an extension of content commonly found in second-year
high school algebra courses. It is a prerequisite for most other
college-level mathematics courses. Course content includes:
functions and their graphs, nonlinear equations and inequalities,
conic sections, matrices and determinants. Prerequisites: MATH 0991
or MATH 0923 or a minimum ACT mathematics subscore of 20 or an
Accuplacer college-level mathematics score of 44-85 or equivalent.
Course rotation: All semesters.

1124 - Precalculus - 4 credit
hours

Course explores algebraic, polynomial, exponential, logarithmic and
trigonometric functions; and their inverses, graphs, matrices,
vectors, conics, and applications. A graphics calculator is used.
Prerequisite: MATH 1113 or a minimum ACT mathematics subscore of 23
or equivalent. Course Rotation: All semesters.

2153 - Finite Mathematics - 3 credit
hours

Selected topics in probability, matrices and matrix algebra, and
linear programming. Prerequisite: MATH 1113 or equivalent. Course
Rotation: Fall.

2203 - Introduction to Statistics - 3
credit hours

Content includes: descriptive statistics for one and two variables;
elementary probability theory; random variables; discrete
probability distributions; and continuous probability distributions
with emphasis on the normal distribution. Prerequisite: Successful
completion of General Education Mathematics requirement or
instructor's permission. Course Rotation: All semesters.

2213 - Mathematics for Elementary
Teachers I - 3 credit hours

For future teachers of grades P-9. Course emphasizes mathematical
concepts and processes through solving problems. Content includes:
concepts of decimals and fractions, number theory, real number
system, and numeration systems and bases. Manipulatives,
cooperative learning, reflective writing, and available technology
will be utilized. Prerequisite: Successful completion of General
Education Mathematics requirements. Course Rotation: Every Fall and
also Spring in odd years.

2223 - Mathematics for Elementary
Teachers II - 3 credit hours

For future teachers of grades P-9. Course emphasizes mathematical
concepts and processes through solving problems. Content includes:
probability, statistics, measurement (including metric and
English), geometry (properties of shape, two and three dimensions,
similarities, and transformations). Manipulates, cooperative
learning, reflective writing, and available technology will be
utilized. Prerequisite: MATH 2223. Course Rotation: Spring and also
Fall in odd years.

2301 - Mathematics & Technology - 1
credit hour

An array of current technologies is utilized to solve mathematical
problems at the level of calculus and below. Exposure to the
appropriate use and limits of technology is the main objective. The
course is conducted in a laboratory format and is intended for
prospective math majors. Grading: Credit/No Credit. Corequisite:
MATH 2315. Course Rotation: Fall.

2303 - Calculus for Business and Social
Sciences - 3 credit hours

Course covers selected topics in elementary calculus and analytic
geometry for students in business and social sciences. Credit will
be allowed for only one course of MATH 2315 or MATH 2303.
Prerequisite: MATH 1113 or equivalent. Course Rotation: Spring in
odd years.

2315 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
- 5 credit hours

An introduction to analytic geometry; functions, limits, and
continuity; the derivative and applications; the differential;
integration and applications. Prerequisites: MATH 1124 or
equivalent. Course Rotation: All semesters.

2325 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus II
- 5 credit hours

Course covers topics that include: techniques of integration;
indeterminate forms and improper integrals; infinite series;
analytic geometry; plane curves and polar coordinates.
Prerequisite: MATH 2315. Course Rotation: Spring.

2503 - Discrete Mathematics - 3 credit
hours

An introduction of the applications of mathematics to problem
situations with an emphasis on the development of problem-solving
skills (using Pólya's four-step process). Current technology
(graphics calculators and computer software) will be used whenever
possible. Conjectures will be posed and informal/formal proofs will
be discussed with content including set theory, mappings,
mathematical induction, and equivalence relations. Prerequisite:
MATH 1124 or equivalent. Course Rotation: Fall.

2713 - Introduction to Computational
Science - 3 credit hours

Presents an introduction to the theory and application of computer
programming. Basic control structures and object-oriented
constructs are explored. Also listed as CIS 2713 and PHYS 2713.
Prerequisite: MATH 1113. Course Rotations: Spring.

3003 - Linear Algebra - 3 credit
hours

Concepts and topics in course include systems of linear equations,
vector spaces, linear transformations, matrices, and determinants.
Prerequisite: MATH 2315. Course Rotation: Spring.

3103 - Geometry for Middle Grades
Teachers - 3 credit hours

For future teachers of grades 5-9. Exploration of geometrical ideas
using constructions, manipulatives, technology, and a variety of
other investigative techniques. This emphasis on investigation,
designed to set the stage for the discovery of key geometrical
relationships, is central. Course content includes: a panoramic
view of geometry, basic ideas of geometry (Euclidean and
non-Euclidean), discovering polygon relationships, tessellations,
and motion geometry. Prerequisite: MATH 2223 or instructor's
permission. Course Rotation: Varies.

3113 - Geometry - 3 credit
hours

Concepts and topics explored in this class include constructions,
the axiomatic method, Euclidean geometry, finite geometries,
transformational geometry, and other non-Euclidean geometries.
Prerequisite: MATH 2315. Course Rotation: Spring.

3121 - History's Great Problems - 1
credit hour

A study of selected topics from the history and nature of
mathematics from ancient to modern times, with an emphasis on
important mathematical concepts and problems. Prerequisite: MATH
2503. Course Rotation: Spring odd years.

3131 - History's Great Mathematicians -
1 credit hour

A study of selected topics from the history and nature of
mathematics from ancient to modern times, with an emphasis on the
biographies and mathematical interests of prominent mathematicians.
Prerequisite: MATH 2503. Course Rotation: Spring even years.

3151 - Mathematics Education I - 1
credit hour

Historical and current perspectives of mathematics education; an
introduction to mathematics education organizations and their
resources; and exposure to technologies used in mathematics.
Prerequisites: MATH 2315 and EDUC 1103. Course Rotation: Fall
even years.

3161 - Mathematics Education II - 1
credit hour

An introduction to place-based mathematics, ethnomathematics, and
the integration of mathematics and social justice issues; and an
emphasis on demonstrative mathematics in the school mathematics
curriculum. Prerequisites: MATH 2315 and EDUC 1103. Course
Rotation: Fall odd years.

3203 - Probability and Statistics - 3
credit hours

Concepts and topics explored in this class include: a review of
elementary properties of probabilities events, statistical
densities and distributions; properties of random variables;
expected values; law of large numbers; and sampling. Emphasis is on
use of integrated statistical packages (or graphics calculator) to
complement the statistical methodology. Corequisite: MATH
3314. Course Rotation: Fall.

3314 - Calculus III - 4 credit
hours

Concepts and topics explored in this class include multi-variable
functions, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, vector
analysis, and differential equations. Prerequisite: MATH 2325.
Course Rotation: Fall.

3323 - Differential Equations - 3 credit
hours

Concepts and topics explored in this class include first and second
order ordinary differential equations, the Laplace transform, and
matrix systems of ordinary differential equations.
Prerequisite: MATH 2325. Course Rotation: Spring.

4003 - History of Mathematics - 3 credit
hours

This course is a study of selected topics from the history and
nature of mathematics from ancient to modern times, with an
emphasis on the historical development of mathematics through a
study of biographies of prominent mathematicians and the evolution
of important mathematical concepts. The fundamental role of
mathematics in the rise, maintenance, and extension of modern
civilization will also be considered. Prerequisites: MATH 2325 and
MATH 3113. Course Rotation: Varies.

4113 - Abstract Algebra - 3 credit
hours

Introduction to an axiomatic approach to the number systems and
algebraic systems, such as groups, rings, fields, and Boolean
algebra. Prerequisite: MATH 3003. Course Rotation: Varies.

4123 - Topology - 3 credit
hours

Introduction to the basic concepts of topology, including sets,
topological spaces, connectedness, compactness, and separation
axioms. Prerequisite: MATH 3314. Course Rotation: Varies.

4203 - Number Theory - 3 credit
hours

Concepts and topics explored in this class include first order
axioms, factorization properties, theory of remainders, perfect
numbers, diophantine problems, and quadratic residues.
Prerequisite: MATH 3003. Course Rotation: Varies.

4303 - Engineering Mathematics - 3
credit hours

Provides a rigorous treatment of some applied mathematics topics
that appear in the study of the physical sciences and in
engineering. Specific topics to be discussed are vector analysis,
complex analysis (including complex integration), differential
equations, partial differential equations, Fourier analysis, and
Sturm-Liouville theory. Also listed as PHYS 4303. Prerequisite:
MATH 3323. Course Rotation: Varies.

4403 - Mathematical Modeling - 3 credit
hours

An introduction to the application and modeling processes of
mathematics. This course emphasizes continuous models to include
deterministic and stochastic models. The use of computer packages
and algorithms will be incorporated into the solution process. An
individual project is required. Prerequisite: MATH 3314 or MATH
3323. Course Rotation: Varies.

4413 - Foundations of Analysis - 3
credit hours

Concepts and topics explored in this class include metric spaces,
limits, continuity, sequences and series, connectedness,
compactness, uniform convergence, and the theorem of
Stone-Weierstrass. Prerequisite: MATH 3314. Course Rotation:
Varies.

4513 - Advanced Calculus - 3 credit
hours

Concepts and topics explored in this course include the real and
complex number systems, basic set theory and topology, sequences
and series, continuity, differentiation, and Taylor's theorem.
Emphasis is on careful mathematical reasoning. Prerequisite: MATH
3314. Course Rotation: Varies.