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    Course Descriptions

    A developmental math course for students who have not been placed directly in college algebra or finite math. This course is delivered in modules, each module focusing on a different required competency. Students will be required to complete each module at an 80 percent (80%) mastery level in order to complete this course. Students not completing all modules successfully in one semester will be required to enroll in the course the following semester until all modules have been mastered.
    Prerequisite: ACT Math score of 23 or less or equivalent SAT Math score

    MTH 1100 FINITE MATHEMATICS (3 credits)
    Uses elementary functions to explain mathematical models. Quadratics, systems of equations and mathematical models of business finance are used to facilitate understanding mathematical techniques used in business and other applications. Additional topics are selected to prepare students for the statistical and quantitative reasoning used by professionals. Probability concepts and summation notation are explored to provide a strong basis for statistics. Also covered are the logic and set theory concepts used in quantitative reasoning.
    Prerequisite: Minimum ACT Math score of 24 or minimum SAT Math score of 550 or MTH 0980 or successful completion of the placement examination

    MTH 1150 COLLEGE ALGEBRA (3 credits)
    Completes the sequence of algebraic topics necessary for a mathematically literate person. An understanding of the Real Number System is extended to complex numbers required to solve quadratic equations. Students will learn how to solve quadratic equations using the quadratic formula, how to solve logarithmic and exponential equations, how to solve systems of equations in two or more variables using matrix operations, how to solve a system of linear inequalities and how to apply the notation and principles of sequences and series. A modeling approach is used with an emphasis on functions and applied problem solving.
    Prerequisite: Minimum ACT Math score of 24 or minimum SAT Math score of 550 or MTH 0980 or successful completion of the placement examination

    MTH 2310 STATISTICS I (3 credits)
    A thorough treatment of descriptive statistics; an introduction to the concepts of probability, probability distributions and sampling distributions; and an introduction to inference through estimation by confidence intervals. Students will determine which statistical technique is appropriate depending on the data type and level of measurement, analyze the data and then interpret the results. Appropriate technology and/or software will be required.
    Prerequisites: MIS 1050 or MIS 1600 and MTH 1100 or MTH 1150

    MTH 3100 CALCULUS I (3 credits)
    The basics of differential and integral calculus and its application in solving problems. Linear and nonlinear functions are reviewed; the concepts of limits and continuity, derivatives of functions and their applications, finding maxima and minima and definite and indefinite integrals are covered.
    Prerequisite: MTH 1100 or MTH 1150 or ACT Math score of 29 or higher or equivalent SAT Math score

    MTH 3200 CALCULUS II (3 credits)
    Understanding and utilization of multivariable calculus and matrix algebra techniques commonly used in business, economics and the social sciences.
    Prerequisite: MTH 3100

    MTH 3340 STATISTICS II (3 credits)
    A continuation and expansion of concepts covered in MTH 2310. It includes hypothesis testing of proportions, means and variances of one and two populations, including matched pairs, correlation, simple linear regression, chi-square tests, multiple regression, forecasting, statistical process control, and analysis of variance. Appropriate technology and/or software will be required.
    Prerequisite: MTH 2310

    MTH 3850 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3 credits)
    Various topics in mathematics. These may be one-time or occasional course offerings.
    Prerequisite: Dependent on specific course content