MATHEMATICS

MAT117 - Elements of Mathematics (3)

This course presents fundamental concepts about the numeration system (decimals, fractions) including meanings, applications and operations. In addition, the fundamentals of Number Theory are presented. A major goal is to understand the concepts well enough to explain the ideas in a fundamental way making use of concrete examples. Open only to elementary education majors. PREREQUISITE(S): Elementaryalgebra

MAT118 - Elements of Math II (License in Elemementary & Moderate Dis) (3)

MAT118 : Elements of Math II (License in Elemementary & Moderate Dis) (3) This course presents selected fundamental elementary concepts in the areas of 1) Patterns, relations and algebra, 2) Geometry and 3) Measurement. Open only to those students seeking license in Elementary and Moderate Disabilities. PREREQUISITE(S): MAT117

MAT119 - Finite Mathematics I (3)

This course presents numbers, linear equations, linear inequalities, matrix algebra with applications, linear programming, and the simplex method. The course is designed for business administration majors. PREREQUISITE(S): None

MAT120 - Finite Mathematics II (3)

This course examines sets, counting techniques, probability, decision theory, statistics, and Math of Finance. PREREQUISITE(S): None

MAT135 - Foundations of Algebra (3)

This course covers the structure of arithmetic from the number line through operations on signed numbers, the language of algebra from evaluating expressions through solving linear equations, and an introduction to polynomials, which includes factoring. The solution of literal problems will play a major role in the course. This course prepares the student for entry into MAT139. PREREQUISITES: None

MAT139 - College Algebra (4)

This course presents a survey of college algebra to include sets, field properties, solution of equations and inequalities, functions, graphing, the factor theorem, analytic geometry, and exponential and logarithmic functions. The course will make active use of technology by requiring the use of a graphing calculator. PREREQUISITE(S): One year of both algebra and geometry

MAT140 - College Algebra and Trigonometry (4)

This course is an in-depth survey of algebraic and geometric problem solving techniques, including solutions of polynomial equations and inequalities, curve sketching techniques, and trigonometry from the triangular and functional standpoint. The course will make active use of technology by requiring the use of both a graphing calculator and computer software. PREREQUISITE(S): One year of both algebra and geometry, or MAT139

MAT151 - Basic Algebra for Finite Mathematics (3)

This course is a comprehensive study of mathematical skills which will provide a strong mathematical foundation to pursue mathematics. This course is designed to provide algebraic skills needed for the study of finite mathematics. Topics include principles and applications of equations, formulas, problem solving, inequalities, systems of equations, graphing, and the utilization of technology. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic computations and solve relevant, multi-step mathematical problems using technology where appropriate. This course is designed to prepare students for college level mathematics and give them the confidence to pursue mathematics at a higher level.

MAT152 - Conceptual Understanding of Statistics (3)

This is an introduction to basic and conceptual statistics for students from all disciplines. It emphasizes the development of statistical literacy. Topics include principles and applications of statistics, order of operations, evaluating formulas, problem solving, basic probability, logic, probability distributions, concepts and data analysis, and tables and graphs. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret data, statistical concepts, and statistical calculations. This course is designed to prepare students for more advanced statistics, and give them the confidence to pursue statistics at a higher level.

MAT199 - Directed Study (check)

This course provides directed study on special topics in mathematics. PREREQUISITE(S): Permission of the department chair

MAT205 - Statistics in Occupational Therapy (3)

This course presents the principles of statistics that are applied to the analysis of data pertinent to the field of occupational therapy. Topics include descriptive and inferential statistics, probability distributions, hypothesis testing, estimation, analysis of variance, non-parametric statistics, and linear regression analysis. The course will make active use of technology by requiring the use of computer software. PREREQUISITE(S): None

MAT207 - Calculus I (4)

This course discusses limits, continuity, derivatives, maximum and minimum problems, related rates, and Mean Value Theorem. The course will make active use of technology by requiring the use of a graphing calculator and computer software. PREREQUISITE(S): MAT140 or permission of the instructor and the department chair

MAT208 - Calculus II (3)

This course includes the study of integration, applications of the definite integral, transcendental functions, and methods of integration. The course will make active use of technology by requiring the use of a graphing calculator. PREREQUISITE(S): MAT140 and MAT207 and enrollment in MAT208L

MAT208L - Calculus II Lab (1)

This lab presents computer applications of the ideas and techniques discussed in MAT208. PREREQUISITE(S): Concurrent enrollment in MAT208

MAT209 - Calculus III (3)

This course includes the study of hyperbolic functions, polar coordinates, vectors and parametric equations, l'Hopital's Rule, sequences, infinite series, limits, continuity, partial differentiation, optimization, and multiple integration for functions of several variables. The course will make active use of technology by requiring the use of a graphing calculator. PREREQUISITE(S): MAT208 and concurrent enrollment in MAT209L

MAT209L - Calculus III Lab (1)

This lab presents computer applications of the ideas and techniques discussed in MAT209. PREREQUISITE(S): Concurrent enrollment in MAT209

MAT270 - Discrete Structures (3)

This course covers set theory, logic, proofs, induction, recursion, relations, functions, combinatorics, algebraic structures, and graph theory. PREREQUISITE(S): MAT208

MAT301 - Advanced Calculus (3)

This course covers an in-depth analysis of the fundamental properties of the real number system, including the completeness property, sequences, limits and continuity, differentiation through the Mean Value Theorem, and the Riemann integral. PREREQUISITE(S): MAT209 and permission of instructor

MAT303 - Differential Equations (3)

This course examines ordinary and partial differential equations, particularly of the first and second orders, including geometrical interpretations and applications. PREREQUISITE(S): MAT209

MAT304 - Biostatistics (3)

This course presents the principles of statistics as applied to the analysis of biological and health data. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability distributions, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, non-parametric statistics, and regression analysis. The course will make active use of technology by requiring the use of computer software. PREREQUISITE(S): MAT140

MAT309 - Modern Abstract Algebra I (3)

This course includes the study of integers, equivalence relations, partitions, and groups. The material on groups includes subgroups, group homomorphisms and factor groups as well as the fundamental group homomorphism theorem. PREREQUISITE(S): Two years of college-level mathematics or permission of the instructor and the department chair

MAT316 - Linear Algebra (3)

This course includes the study of Gauss-Jordan elimination, matrices, determinants, real vector spaces, dot product, Gram Schmidt process, linear transformations, and eigenvalues. The course will make active use of technology by requiring the use of a graphing calculator. PREREQUISITE(S): MAT208 and permission of instructor

MAT335 - Foundations of Statistics (3)

This course examines the various tools and techniques used in analyzing quantitative data; including descriptive statistics, probability and random variables, sampling design, theory of estimation and hypothesis testing for parameters of a single population, student 't' and normal distributions. A year of high school algebra is recommended but not required. The course will make active use of technology by requiring the use of computer software. PREREQUISITE(S): MIS102 or a working knowledge of a computer spreadsheet

MAT336 - Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions (3)

This course stresses the application of probability and statistics in business decision-making using cross sectional and historical data. The course begins with estimation and hypothesis testing for parameters of two populations. The Chi-square distribution is applied to contingency tables and the F distribution is applied to analysis of variance with emphasis on statistical decision-making models. Time series analysis, linear regression and correlation models are constructed and estimated. The traditional tests of statistical significance are applied, and the models are examined in light of the assumptions underlying the least-squares technique. The course will make active use of technology by requiring the use of computer software. PREREQUISITE(S): MAT335; MIS102 or a working knowledge of a computer spreadsheet