# Description of Mathematics

MAT 145A |
Analytical MathematicsLab |
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rerequisites: MAT 080 or MAT 090

Corequisites: MAT 145

This course is a laboratory for MAT 145. Emphasis is placed on

experiences that enhance the materials presented in the class .

Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems ,

apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate

effectively.

MAT 151 |
Statistics I |
3 0 0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 080, MAT 090, MAT 095, MAT 120, MAT

121, MAT 140, MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175

Corequisites: MAT 151A

This course provides a project-based approach to the study of

basic probability, descriptive and inferential statistics, and

decision making. Emphasis is placed on measures of central

tendency and dispersion, correlation, regression, discrete and

continuous probability distributions , quality control, population

parameter estimation, and hypothesis testing. Upon completion,

students should be able to describe important characteristics of a

set of data and draw inferences about a population from sample

data. This course has been approved to satisfy the

Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core

requirement in natural sciences/mathematics

MAT 151A |
Statistics I Lab |
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Prerequisites: MAT 080, MAT 090, MAT 095, MAT 120, MAT

121, MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175

Corequisites: MAT 151

This course is a laboratory for MAT 151. Emphasis is placed on

experiences that enhance the materials presented in the class.

Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems,

apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate

effectively. This course has been approved to satisfy the

Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a

premajor and/or elective course requirement.

MAT 155 |
Statistical Analysis |
3 0 0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 080 or MAT 090

Corequisites: None

This course is an introduction to descriptive and inferential

statistics. Topics include sampling, distributions, plotting data,

central tendency, dispersion, Central Limits Theorem, confidence

intervals, hypothesis testing, correlations, regressions, and

multinomial experiments. Upon completion, students should be

able to describe data and test inferences about populations

using sample data.

MAT 155A |
Statistical Analysis Lab |
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Prerequisites: MAT 080 or MAT 090

Corequisites: MAT 155

This course is a laboratory for MAT 155. Emphasis is placed on

experiences that enhance the materials presented in the class.

Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems,

apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate

effectively.

MAT 161 |
College Algebra |
3 0 0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 080 or MAT 090

Corequisites: None

This course provides an integrated technological approach to

algebraic topics used in problem solving. Emphasis is placed on

equations and inequalities ; polynomials, rational, exponential

and logarithmic functions ; and graphing and data

analysis/modeling. Upon completion, students should be able to

choose an appropriate model to fit a data set and use the model

for analysis and prediction.

MAT 161A |
College Algebra Lab |
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Prerequisites: MAT 080 or MAT 090

Corequisites: MAT 161

This course is a laboratory for MAT 161. Emphasis is placed on

experiences that enhance the materials presented in the class.

Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems,

apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate

effectively.

MAT 165 |
Finite Mathematics |
3 0 0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 161

Corequisites: None

This course provides topics used to formulate models and to

solve and interpret solutions using an algorithmic approach.

Topics include linear algebra , linear programming, simplex

method, sets and counting, probability, mathematics of finance,

and logic. Upon completion, students should be able to

demonstrate both an understanding of the theoretical concepts

of finite mathematics and the ability to solve related problems.

MAT 165A |
Finite Mathematics Lab |
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Prerequisites: MAT 161

Corequisites: MAT 165

This course is a laboratory for MAT 165. Emphasis is placed on

experiences that enhance the materials presented in the class.

Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems,

apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate

effectively.

MAT 167 |
Discrete Mathematics |
3 0 0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 121, MAT 161,

MAT 171 or MAT 280

Corequisites: MAT 167A

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.

Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate

competence in the topics covered.

MAT 167A |
Discrete MathematicsLab |
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Prerequisites: MAT 121, MAT 161,

MAT 171 or MAT 280

Corequisites: MAT 167

This course is a laboratory for MAT 167. Emphasis is placed on

experiences that enhance the materials presented in the class.

Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems,

apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate

effectively.

MAT 171 |
Precalculus Algebra |
3 0 0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 080, MAT 090, MAT 095 or MAT 161

Corequisites: MAT 171A

This is the first of two courses designed to emphasize topics

which are fundamental to the study of calculus. Emphasis is

placed on equations and inequalities , functions (linear,

polynomial, rational ), systems of equations and inequalities, and

parametric equations. Upon completion, students should be able

to solve practical problems and use appropriate models for

analysis and predictions.

MAT 171A |
Precalculus AlgebraLab |
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Prerequisites: MAT 080, MAT 090, MAT 095 or MAT 161

Corequisites: MAT 171

This course is a laboratory for MAT 171. Emphasis is placed on

experiences that enhance the materials presented in the class.

Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems,

apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate

effectively. This course has been approved to satisfy the

Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a

premajor and/or elective course requirement.

MAT 172 |
Precalculus Trigonometry |
3 0 0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 171

Corequisites: MAT 172A

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, vectors, and polar coordinates . Upon completion,

students should be able to solve practical problems and use

appropriate models for analysis and prediction. This course has

been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation

Agreement general education core requirement in natural

sciences/mathematics.

MAT 172A |
Precalculus TrigonometryLab |
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Prerequisites: MAT 171

Corequisites: MAT 172

This course is a laboratory for MAT 172. Emphasis is placed on

experiences that enhance the materials presented in the class.

Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems,

apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate effectively.

MAT 175 |
Precalculus |
4 0 0 4 |

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

This course provides an intense study of the topics which are

fundamental to the study of calculus. Emphasis is placed on

functions and their graphs with special attention to polynomial ,

rational, exponential , logarithmic and trigonometric functions ,

and analytic trigonometry. Upon completion, students should be

able to solve practical problems and use appropriate models for

analysis and prediction.

MAT 175A |
Precalculus Lab |
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Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: MAT 175

This course is a laboratory for MAT 175. Emphasis is placed on

experiences that enhance the materials presented in the class.

Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems,

apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate

effectively.

MAT 223 |
Applied Calculus |
2 2 0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 122

Corequisites: None

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 |
3 0 0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175

Corequisites: MAT 263A

This course is designed for students needing only one semester

of calculus. Topics include functions, 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. This

course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive

Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in

natural sciences/mathematics.

MAT 263A |
Brief Calculus Lab |
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Prerequisites: MAT 161

Corequisites: MAT 263

This course is a laboratory for MAT 263. Emphasis is placed on

experiences that enhance the materials presented in the class.

Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems,

apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate effectively.

MAT 271 |
Calculus I |
3 2 0 4 |

Prerequisites: MAT 172 or MAT 175

Corequisites: None

This course covers in depth the differential calculus portion of a

three-course calculus sequence. Topics include limits, continuity,

derivatives, and integrals of algebraic and transcendental

functions of one variable, with applications. Upon completion,

students should be able to apply differentiation and integration

techniques to algebraic and transcendental functions.

MAT 272 |
Calculus II |
3 2 0 4 |

Prerequisites: MAT 271

Corequisites: None

This course provides a rigorous treatment of integration and is

the second calculus course in a three-course sequence. Topics

include 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 use integration and approximation techniques to solve

application problems.

MAT 273 |
Calculus III |
3 2 0 4 |

Prerequisites: MAT 272

Corequisites: None

This course covers the calculus of several variables and is third

calculus course in a three-course sequence. Topics include

functions of several variables, partial derivatives, multiple

integrals, solid analytical geometry, vector- valued functions , and

line and surface integrals. Upon completion, students should be

able to solve problems involving vectors and functions of several

variables.

MAT 280 |
Linear Algebra |
3 0 0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 271

Corequisites: None

This course provides a study of linear algebra topics with

emphasis on the development of both abstract concepts and

applications. Topics include vectors, systems of equations,

matrices, determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations in

two or three dimensions, eigenvectors, eigenvalues,

diagonalization and orthogonality. Upon completion, students

should be able to demonstrate both an understanding of the

theoretical concepts and appropriate use of linear algebra

models to solve application problems.

MAT 285 |
Differential Equations |
3 0 0 3 |

Prerequisites: MAT 272

Corequisites: None

This course provides an introduction to ordinary differential

equations with an emphasis on applications. Topics include first-

order , linear higher-order, and systems of differential equations;

numerical methods ; series solutions; eigenvalues and

eigenvectors; Laplace transforms; and Fourier series. Upon

completion, students should be able to use differential equations

to model physical phenomena, solve the equations, and use the

solutions to analyze the phenomena.

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