# Description of Mathematics

MAT 102 |
A SURVEY OF MATHEMATICAL IDEAS |
4.00 Units |

This course provides a study of inductive reasoning,
probability, statistics, the

mathematics of finance, exponential growth and decay, and an introduction to

trigonometric functions . Emphasis will be on overcoming fear of mathematics

and seeing its use in the real world .

PREREQUISITE : MAT 154A or MAT 154AA with a grade of “C” or better or

equivalent or appropriate skills demonstrated through the math assessment.

TRANSFERS: CSU, UNR, UC

1 | M,W | 0400PM-0550PM | Room: A211 |

Instructor: Shen, H | 9/21/09 - 12/07/09 |

MAT 103A |
COLLEGE ALGEBRA (PART I) |
4.00 Units |

The course provides an in-depth coverage of
functions: polynomial and

rational functions, their graphs and finding solutions , and zeros of polynomial

functions. Special emphasis will be placed on applications problems and the

use of calculators .

PREREQUISITE: MAT 154A or MAT 154AA with a grade of “C” or

better or equivalent or appropriate skills demonstrated through the math

assessment.

COREQUISITE: MAT 153 or equivalent or appropriate skills demonstrated

through the math assessment process. Prior completion of MAT 153 with a

grade of “C” or better also satisfies this corequisite.

TRANSFERS: CSU, UNR, UC(Unit Limit)

1 | M,W | 0400PM-0550PM | Room: E106 |

Instructor: Lund, R | 9/21/09 - 12/07/09 | ||

2 | T,Th | 0600PM-0750PM | Room: E106 |

Instructor: Lincoln, C | 9/22/09 - 12/08/09 |

MAT 105 |
CALCULUS AND ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY |
5.00 Units |

This course deals with elements of analytical geometry,
limit theory, continuity

of the derivative and its applications, the antiderivative, the definite
integral,

the fundamental theorem of calculus, properties of the integral , and area.

PREREQUISITE: MAT 103B with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent or

appropriate skills demonstrated through the math assessment process.

MAT 104 with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent or appropriate skills

demonstrated through the math assessment process.

TRANSFERS: CSU, UNR, UC(Course Limit)

1 | M,W,F | 0915AM-1055AM | Room: E106 |

Instructor: Green, L | 9/21/09 - 12/09/09 |

MAT 152A |
BASIC ALGEBRA (PART I) |
4.00 Units |

This course is designed as an introduction to algebra.
Topics covered

include the four basic operations with positive and negative numbers and

with polynomials, solving and graphing linear equations , an introduction to

functions and sets, and properties of integral exponents.

PREREQUISITE: MAT 187B with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent or

appropriate skills demonstrated through the math assessment process.

1* | T,Th | 1000AM-1150AM | Room: D121 |

Instructor: Richardson, S | 9/22/09 - 12/08/09 | ||

2 | M,W | 1100AM-1250PM | Room: A213 |

Instructor: Littell, C | 9/21/09 - 12/07/09 | ||

3 | T,Th | 0400PM-0550PM | Room: A211 |

Instructor: Shen, H | 9/22/09 - 12/08/09 | ||

4 | M,W | 0330PM-0520PM | Room: A213 |

Instructor: Morrow, A | 9/21/09 - 12/07/09 |

** *NOTE:** Section 1 is a computer-mediated
course. Students will be using a

computer to assist with the learning process. Familiarity with the Internet and

with the use of web browsers is highly recommended. Students are expected

to attend class two hours per week with the remaining two hours completed

online. As with any 4-unit math class, students are expected to spend an

additional 8 hours per week working on homework and other study.

MAT 152AA |
BASIC ALGEBRA (PART I): EXPANDED |
5.00 Units |

This course contains the same content as MAT 152A, but is
designed

for students who need extra time to master the material. Topics covered

include the four basic operations with positive and negative numbers and

with polynomials, solving and graphing linear equations , an introduction to

functions and sets, and properties of integral exponents.

PREREQUISITE: MAT 187B with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent, or

appropriate skills demonstrated through the math assessment process.

1 | M,W,F | 1100AM-1240PM | Room: A206 |

Instructor: Shen, H | 9/21/09 - 12/07/09 | ||

2 | T,Th | 0600PM-0825PM | Room: A206 |

Instructor: Ellis, J | 9/22/09 - 12/08/09 |

MAT 183 |
SUPPLEMENT FOR MAT152A (BASIC ALGEBRA PART I) |
1.00 Units |

This course can be taken in conjunction with any section
of MAT 152A

or MAT 152AA. The course allows for one additional hour each week of

instructional time and is specifically designed for students who desire

additional assistance with beginning Algebra (Part I).

COREQUISTE: Co-enrollment in MAT 152A or MAT 152AA.

1 | M,W | 0525PM-0555PM | Room: A213 |

Instructor: Morrow, A | 9/21/09 - 12/07/09 |

MAT 152B |
BASIC ALGEBRA (PART II) |
4.00 Units |

This course is a continuation of MAT 152A. Topics covered
will include

factoring, solving equations with rational and radical expressions, systems of

linear equations, and solving quadratic equations .

PREREQUISITE: MAT 152A or MAT 152AA with a grade of “C” or better or

equivalent or appropriate skills demonstrated through the math assessment

process.

1* | T,Th | 1030AM-1220PM | Room: D121 |

Instructor: Richardson, S | 9/22/09 - 12/08/09 | ||

2 | T,Th | 0800AM-0950AM | Room: A211 |

Instructor: Armbrust, B | 9/22/09 - 12/10/09 | ||

3 | T,Th | 0100PM-0250PM | Room: A211 |

Instructor: Armbrust, B | 9/22/09 - 12/10/09 | ||

4 | M,W | 0130PM-0320PM | Room: E106 |

Instructor: Richardson, S | 9/21/09 - 12/07/09 | ||

5 | M,W | 0400PM-0550PM | Room: A206 |

Instructor: Richardson, S | 9/21/09 - 12/07/09 |

***NOTE:** Section 1 is a computer-mediated course.
Students will be using a

computer to assist with the learning process. Familiarity with the Internet and

with the use of web browsers is highly recommended. Students are expected

to attend class two hours per week with the remaining two hours completed

online. As with any 4-unit math class, students are expected to spend an

additional 8 hours per week working on homework and other study.

MAT 184 |
SUPPLEMENT FOR MATH 152B (BASIC ALGEBRA PART II) |
1.00 Units |

This course is taken in conjunction with any section of
MAT 152B or MAT

152BB. This course allows for one additional hour each week of instructional

time and is specifically designed for students who are nervous about math

and/or find math difficult to master and for students who need additional

instruction in study skills.

COREQUISITE: Students must take concurrently with a section of MAT 152B

or MAT152BB.

1 | T,Th | 0955AM-1025AM | Room: A211 |

Instructor: Armbrust, B | 10/06/09 - 12/10/09 |

MAT 153 |
EUCLIDEAN GEOMETRY |
4.00 Units |

This is a formal course in geometry covering the basics of
lines, planes,

angles, triangles, congruence, the Pythagorean Theorem, similarity, and

special right angles.

COREQUISITE: MAT 152 or MAT 152BB or equivalent or appropriate skills

demonstrated through the math assessment process. Prior completion of

MAT 152B or MAT152BB with a grade of “C” or better also satisfies this

corequisite.

1 | T,Th | 0800AM-0950AM | Room: E106 |

Instructor: Guinn, J | 9/22/09 - 12/10/09 |

MAT 191AQ - Math Reviewwill be offered December 11-18, on M,T,W,Th, at 3:00-6:50 p.m. Register for this class during winter registration. For more information, contact Jane Ellis at (530) 541-4660 extension 247. |

MAT 154A |
INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA |
4.00 Units |

This course is a continuation of MAT 152B or MAT 152BB and
is an

introduction to the definition of a function and its inverse, solving quadratic

equations and systems of equations, exponential and logarithmic functions,

sequences and series, and conic sections .

PREREQUISITE: MAT 152B or MAT 152BB with a grade of “C” or better or

equivalent or appropriate skills demonstrated through the math assessment.

1* | T,Th | 1100AM-1250PM | Room: D121 |

Instructor: Richardson, S | 9/22/09 - 12/08/09 | ||

2 | T,Th | 1030AM-1220PM | Room: E106 |

Instructor: McDonough, C | 9/22/09 - 12/08/09 | ||

3 | M,W | 0800AM-0950AM | Room: A211 |

Instructor: Armbrust, B | 9/21/09 - 12/07/09 | ||

4 | T,Th | 0600PM-0750PM | Room: A250 |

Instructor: Andolina, J | 9/22/09 - 12/08/09 |

***NOTE: **Section 1 is a computer-mediated course.
Students will be using a

computer to assist with the learning process. Familiarity with the Internet and

with the use of web browsers is highly recommended. Students are expected

to attend class two hours per week with the remaining two hours completed

online. As with any 4-unit math class, students are expected to spend an

additional 8 hours per week working on homework and other study.

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