# Mathematics (MAT)

### Courses

**MAT 110. Mathematical Measurement and Literacy. 3.0 Credits.** Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course provides an activity-based approach that develops measurement skills and mathematical literacy using technology to solve problems for non-math intensive programs. Topics include unit conversions and estimation within a variety of measurement systems; ratio and proportion; basic geometric concepts; financial literacy; and statistics including measures of central tendency, dispersion, and charting of data. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the use of mathematics and technology to solve practical problems, and to analyze and communicate results.

Corequisites: Take MAT 010

**MAT 121. Algebra/Trigonometry I. 3.0 Credits.** Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

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 the properties of plane and solid geometry, area and volume, and basic proportion applications; simplification, evaluation, and solving of algebraic equations and inequalities and radical functions; complex numbers; right triangle trigonometry; and systems of equations. Upon completion, students will be able to demonstrate the ability to use mathematics and technology for problem-solving, analyzing and communicating results.

Corequisites: Take MAT 021

**MAT 122. Algebra/Trigonometry II. 3.0 Credits.** Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to cover concepts in algebra, function analysis, and trigonometry. Topics include exponential and logarithmic functions, transformations of functions, Law of Sines, Law of Cosines, vectors, and statistics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to use mathematics and technology for problem-solving, analyzing and communicating results.

**MAT 143. Quantitative Literacy. 3.0 Credits.** Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to engage students in complex and realistic situations involving the mathematical phenomena of quantity, change and relationship, and uncertainty through project- and activity-based assessment. Emphasis is placed on authentic contexts which will introduce the concepts of numeracy, proportional reasoning, dimensional analysis, rates of growth, personal finance, consumer statistics, practical probabilities, and mathematics for citizenship. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize quantitative information as consumers and to make personal, professional, and civic decisions by decoding, interpreting, using, and communicating quantitative information found in modern media and encountered in everyday life.

Corequisites: Take MAT 043

**MAT 152. Statistical Methods I. 4.0 Credits.** Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course provides a project-based approach to introductory statistics with an emphasis on using real-world data and statistical literacy. Topics include descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, basic probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Upon completion, students should be able to use appropriate technology to describe important characteristics of a data set, draw inferences about a population from sample data, and interpret and communicate results.

Corequisites: Take MAT 052

**MAT 167. Discrete Mathematics. 3.0 Credits.** Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to develop problem-solving and reasoning skills using an algorithmic approach. Topics include sets, number theory, numeration systems, linear programming, traditional and propositional logic, truth tables, Venn diagrams, elementary proofs, and Boolean algebra. Upon completion, students should be able to apply logic and other mathematical concepts to solve a variety of problems. This course is a study of discrete mathematics with emphasis on applications. Topics include number systems, combinations/Permutations, mathematical logic/proofs sets/counting, boolean algebra, mathematical induction, trees/graphs, and algorithms.

**MAT 171. Precalculus Algebra. 4.0 Credits.** Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to develop topics which are fundamental to the study of Calculus. Emphasis is placed on solving equations and inequalities, solving systems of equations and inequalities, and analysis of functions (absolute value, radical, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic) in multiple representations. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to algebra-related problems with and without technology.

Corequisites: Take MAT 071

**MAT 172. Precalculus Trigonometry. 4.0 Credits.** Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to develop an understanding of topics which are fundamental to the study of Calculus. Emphasis is placed on the analysis of trigonometric functions in multiple representations, right and oblique triangles, vectors, polar coordinates, conic sections, and parametric equations. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to trigonometry-related problems with and without technology. This is the second of two courses designed to emphasize topics which are fundamental to the study of calculus. Emphasis is placed on properties and applications of transcendental functions and their graphs, right and oblique triangle trigonometry, conic sections, and vectors. Will include analytic trigonometry (graphs, equations, and identities, etc.). Upon completion, stuents should be able to solve practical problems and use appropriate models for analysis and prediction.

**MAT 223. Applied Calculus. 3.0 Credits.** Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course provides an introduction to the calculus concepts of differentiation and integration by way of application and is designed for engineering technology students. Topics include limits, slope, derivatives, related rates, areas, integrals, and applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the use of calculus and technology to solve problems and to analyze and communicate results.

**MAT 263. Brief Calculus. 4.0 Credits.** Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to introduce concepts of differentiation and integration and their applications to solving problems. Topics include graphing, differentiation, and integration with emphasis on applications drawn from business, economics, and biological and behavioral sciences. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the use of basic calculus and technology to solve problems and to analyze and communicate results.

**MAT 271. Calculus I. 4.0 Credits.** Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to develop the topics of differential and integral calculus. Emphasis is placed on limits, continuity, derivatives and integrals of algebraic and transcendental functions of one variable. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to derivative-related problems with and without technology.

**MAT 272. Calculus II. 4.0 Credits.** Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to develop advanced topics of differential and integral calculus. Emphasis is placed on the applications of definite integrals, techniques of integration, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, infinite series, conic sections, parametric equations, polar coordinates, and differential equations. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to integral-related problems with and without technology.

**MAT 273. Calculus III. 4.0 Credits.** Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to develop the topics of multivariate calculus. Emphasis is placed on multivariate functions, partial derivatives, multiple integration, solid analytical geometry, vector valued functions, and line and surface integrals. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding the solution to multivariate-related problems with and without technology.

**MAT 280. Linear Algebra. 3.0 Credits.** Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course provides an introduction to linear algebra topics. Emphasis is placed on the development of abstract concepts and applications for vectors, systems of equations, matrices, determinants, vector spaces, multi-dimensional linear transformations, eigenvectors, eigenvalues, diagonalization and orthogonality. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate understanding of the theoretical concepts and select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to linear algebra-related problems with and without technology.

**MAT 285. Differential Equations. 3.0 Credits.** Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course provides an introduction to topics involving ordinary differential equations. Emphasis is placed on the development of abstract concepts and applications for first-order and linear higher-order differential equations, systems of differential equations, numerical methods, series solutions, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, and LaPlace transforms. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate understanding of the theoretical concepts and select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to differential equations-related problems with and without technology.