MATH 35 — The Metric System — 1.0
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Audio-tutorial learning program offered through the math center with emphasis on learning to use metric units naturally: To conceptualize in meters, liters, grams, degrees, Celcius, etc., without tedious conversions from the customary U.S. units.

MATH 87 — Algebra for Math Literacy I — 5.0
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This course is the first course in a two quarter sequence leading to MATH &107, MATH& 146 and PHIL&120. Topics include simplifying expressions, creating and interpreting scatterplots, percent change, ratios, rates and proportions. Prerequisite: SCC-MATH 21 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score; SFCC-MATH 21 or 90 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score.

MATH 88 — Algebra for Math Literacy II — 5.0
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This course is the second course in a two-quarter sequence leading to MATH& 107, MATH& 146, and PHIL& 120. Topics include algebraic models of linear, quadratic and exponential functions, equations of lines, systems of equations, direct and inverse variation, descriptive statistics. Prerequisite: MATH 87, 91, or 93 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or an appropriate placement score.

MATH 90 — Pre-Algebra — 5.0
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A course intended for students who have studied arithmetic but who are not ready for elementary algebra. Numerous introductory topics from grades 9 through 12 are covered which may include operations with signed numbers and rational numbers, simple algebraic equations, properties of real numbers, prime numbers and factoring, exponents and roots, geometric concepts, basic graphs, metrics, basic inequalities, or absolute value. Prerequisite: MATH 21 with 2.0 or better or appropriate placement score.

MATH 93 — Algebra I — 5.0
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This course covers beginning algebra concepts for students without high school algebra or those who need a review. Topics will include algebraic expressions, linear equations, lines, linear regression, inequalities, and graphing. Prerequisite: MATH 90 or 91 with a 2.0 or better; or appropriate placement score.

MATH 94 — Algebra II — 5.0
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This course is a continuation of MATH 93. Topics include exponents, radicals, power functions, quadratic (models, equations, translations), and right angle trigonometry. Prerequisite: MATH 91 or 93 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years or appropriate placement score.

MATH 95 — Mathematics Center 2 — 1.0-5.0 Credits

This course reviews arithmetic and pre-algebra and is offered as a variable credit individualized program in the Math Center for students preparing to take algebra. Prerequisite: Counselor or instructor referral.

MATH 98 — Algebra III — 5.0
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This course is a continuation of MATH 94 and covers intermediate algebra skills. Topics include sequences, rational expressions and equations, basic functions that include but are not limited to absolute value, exponential and logarithmic. Prerequisite: MATH 94 with a 2.0 or better or an appropriate placement score.

MATH 100 — Vocational Technical Mathematics — 1.0-6.0 Credits

Basic mathematics from whole numbers through elementary algebra and triangle trigonometry to fulfill the needs of professional/technical students at their current mathematical level. Courses are offered and objectives and credits determined by contract between math department and the requesting professional/technical program. Prerequisite: Registration in the requesting vocational area or permission of instructor.

MATH& 107 — Math in Society — 5.0
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This course is a rigorous terminal mathematics course for students in the liberal arts. The course provides a solid foundation in the quantitative reasoning, symbolic reasoning, and critical thinking needed to be a productive member of society. The course core topics are proportional reasoning, the mathematics of personal finance, probability, descriptive statistics, and growth and decay models (linear and exponential). Prerequisite: MATH 88, 97, 98, or 99 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years or appropriate placement score.

MATH 108 — College Algebra — 3.0
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This course is a concentrated study of the topics traditionally found in College Algebra. The curriculum includes a quick and intense review of topics from Intermediate Algebra, including algebraic expressions, polynomials, equations, problem solving, complex numbers, radicals, and graphing. Additional topics include functions and solving radical equations and polynomial inequalities. Appropriate use of technology is incorporated. Prerequisite: MATH 97, 98 or 99 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years or appropriate placement scores.

MATH& 141 — Precalculus I — 5.0
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This course covers college algebra skills, which include polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations and matrix solutions, and graphs of polynomial functions. Other topics may include sequences, series and summations. Prerequisite: MATH 98 or 99 with a 3.0 or better within the last three years or MATH 108 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years or appropriate placement score.

MATH& 142 — Precalculus II — 5.0
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This course introduces circular functions and analytic trigonometry needed for further study in mathematics. Other topics include sequences and series, mathematical induction, conic sections, rotation and translation of axes, DeMoivre's theorem and nth roots of complex numbers, or vectors in the plane. Prerequisite: MATH& 141 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score.

MATH& 146 — Introduction to Stats — 5.0
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Descriptive statistics, probability, probability distributions, sampling methods, hypothesis testing, statistical inference, correlations, regression and analysis of variance are covered in this course. Prerequisite: MATH 88, 97, 98 or 99 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score.

MATH& 148 — Business Calculus — 5.0
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A one-quarter introduction to differential and integral calculus. Specifically oriented for students in management, life sciences and social sciences. Prerequisite: MATH& 141 or MATH 201 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score.

MATH 150 — Applied Calculus — 5.0
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A one-quarter introduction to Applied Calculus including differential and integral calculus. Specifically oriented for students in management, life sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences with a strong PreCalculus background. This course will be available to offer as an Honors class. Prerequisite: MATH& 141 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years or appropriate placement score.

MATH& 151 — Calculus I — 5.0
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This is the first quarter of a three-quarter course in calculus and analytic geometry. This course includes an introduction to limits, rates of change and continuity. The course also deals with the definition of derivative of a function and rules of differentiation, curve sketching and other application of differentiation, introduction to integrals and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Prerequisite: MATH& 141 and MATH& 142 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score.

MATH& 152 — Calculus II — 5.0
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This is the second quarter of a three-quarter course in calculus and analytic geometry. This course also includes applications of integration, derivatives and integrals of exponential, logarithmic and the trigonometric functions, derivatives and integrals of hyperbolic functions and their inverses, indeterminate forms and L'Hopital's Rule, and techniques of integration. Other topics may include vectors and the geometry of space. Prerequisite: MATH& 151 with a 2.0 or better.

MATH& 153 — Calculus III — 5.0
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This is the third quarter of a three-quarter course in calculus and analytic geometry. This course includes an introduction to differential equations; parametric equations; polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates; infinite sequences and series. Cylindrical and quadric surfaces, vector valued functions and their space curves, and derivatives and integrals of vector functions also are discussed. Prerequisite: MATH& 152 with a 2.0 or better.

MATH 201 — Introduction to Finite Mathematics — 5.0
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This course covers basics of mathematical models, including linear, quadratic and polynomial functions, systems of linear equations and inequalities, linear programming and matrices. Elementary concepts of probability and simulation are introduced. Particular emphasis is placed on business and social applications. Prerequisite: MATH 97, 98 or 99 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score.

MATH 208 — Mathematics for Elementary Education - A — 5.0
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This is the first course in a three course sequence designed for prospective teachers at the elementary school level, focusing on the following topics: Problem solving, set theory, elementary logic, numeration systems, number theory, and the structure of the system of real numbers. Prerequisite: MATH 97, 98 or 99 with a 2.0 or better; or appropriate placement score.

MATH 209 — Mathematics for Elementary Education - B — 5.0
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This is the second course in a three course sequence designed for prospective teachers at the elementary school level, focusing on the following topics: Statistics, probability, and the structure of the system of real numbers including integers, rational and irrational numbers. Prerequisite: MATH 208 with a 2.0 or better.

MATH 210 — Mathematics for Elementary Education - C — 5.0
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This is the last course in a three course sequence designed for prospective teachers at the elementary school level, focusing on the following topics: Problem solving, structures of geometry, to include shapes, measurements, triangle congruencies, and the coordinate system. Prerequisite: MATH 208 with a 2.0 or better.

MATH 211 — Mathematics for Elementary Education I — 5.0
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This is the first course in a sequence designed for prospective teachers at the elementary school level, focusing on the following topics: Set theory, numeration systems, number theory, the structure of the system of real numbers and problem solving. Prerequisite: Math 99 with a 2.0 or better in the last three years; or appropriate placement score.

MATH 212 — Mathematics for Elementary Education II — 5.0
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This is the second course in a sequence designed for prospective teachers at the elementary school level, focusing on the following topics: statistics, geometry and measurement. Prerequisite: Math 211 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement scores.

MATH 220 — Elementary Linear Algebra — 5.0
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Introduction to linear transformations, matrix theory, vector products, finite dimensional spaces, subspaces, spanning sets, bases, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Prerequisite: MATH& 152 with a 2.0 or better.

MATH 245 — Discrete Mathematics — 5.0
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An introduction to the theory of the mathematics found in computer science. Topics include logic, proofs, sets, counting, probability, matrices, functions and relations, graphs, and trees. Prerequisite: MATH& 151.

MATH& 254 — Calculus IV — 5.0
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A course designed to give students an introduction to the basic concepts of multivariable calculus using the tools of linear algebra as applicable; vector functions, real valued functions, differentiation of scalar functions, multiple integration, vector differentiation and integration, transformation of coordinates, Green's Theorem, Stoke's Theorem, Gauss' Theorem and Lagrange Multipliers. Prerequisite: MATH& 153 with a 2.0 or better.

MATH 274 — Elementary Differential Equations — 5.0
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An introduction to ordinary differential equations. Elementary methods of solutions to first-order equations, linear equations of second and higher order, and systems of first-order linear equations. Power series solutions, numerical methods and Laplace Transforms also are covered. Prerequisite: MATH& 153 with a 2.0 or better.

MATH 300 — Mathematical Modeling for Applied Science — 5.0
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This course discusses mathematical modeling in an applied science setting. Topics include proportional reasoning, horizontal and vertical analysis, finance, probability and statistics. An emphasis is placed on how to apply these concepts to practical situations that occur in the applied sciences. Prerequisite: Applied BAS degree students only. MATH 88, 98, or 99 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years or an appropriate placement score.