# Classes Offered

Upon registering, the student needs to provide evidence of one of the following for courses starting with Math 115 and above:

(1) Appropriate results on the Computerized Placement Assessment, which includes multiple measures such as reading, comprehension, grammar, arithmetic, elementary algebra, and college-level math assessment. Additional components include study skills inventory and an academic background assessment,

(2) A grade of “C” or higher in a prerequisite course, or

(3) A transcript or other document from another college or university that verifies student’s placement.

Testing is available on a walk-in basis Monday through Friday. Contact the Matriculation Office or the Admissions and Records Office to obtain assessment schedule.

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**105 Arithmetic (3) NDA**

*(Formerly Math 30)*

*Prerequisite: None*

*Lecture: 3 hours; Lab: 1 hour*

This course is a review of fundamental arithmetic essential to succeed in many areas of study at the college level and in industry. Topics include basic operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios and proportions and word problems involving basic operations.

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**110 INTRODUCTION TO ALGEBRAIC CONCEPTS (5) NDA**

*Prerequisite: None*

*Lecture: 5 hours; Lab: 1 hour*

This course covers the fundamentals of arithmetic through beginning algebra skills that are essential for Elementary Algebra. Operations on whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and integers; grouping symbols and order of operations; ratios, proportions, percents, and applications; basic geometric formulas, expressions with variables, operations on polynomials, linear equations, and basic graphing are included.

*Note: Math 110 is an accelerated pathway option preparing students for Math 115 (Elementary Algebra). The material covered is equivalent to that covered separately in Math 105 (Arithmetic) and Math 112 (Pre-Algebra). Course credit may not be applied toward satisfaction of associate degree requirements. *

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**112 Pre-Algebra (3) NDA**

*(Formerly Math 21)*

*Prerequisite: None*

*Lecture: 3 hours; Lab: 1 hour*

The course reviews the fundamentals of arithmetic and covers the beginning algebra skills that are essential for Elementary Algebra. Topics covered include Integers, Simple Algebraic Expressions and Equations, Basic Geometry, Fractions, Decimals, Order of Operations, Ratio, Proportion, and Percent. Basic word problems and negative numbers are used throughout the course.

**113 Elementary Algebra A (3)**

*Prerequisite: Mathematics 112 *

*Lecture: 3 hours; Lab: 1 hour*

This course is the first half in a two-part sequence equivalent to Math 115. Topics include arithmetic operations with signed numbers, properties of real numbers, algebraic expressions, linear equations and inequalities, graphing linear equations and inequalities in two variables, solving systems of linear equations and inequalities, exponents and polynomials.

*Note: Math 113 and 114 together are equivalent to Math 115. *

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**114 Elementary Algebra B (3)**

*Prerequisite: Mathematics 113 *

*Lecture: 3 hours; Lab: 1 hour*

This is the second half in a 2-part sequence. Topics include exponents and polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, roots and radicals and methods of solving quadratic equations. *Note: Math 113 and 114 together are equivalent to Math 115.*

**115 Elementary Algebra (5)**

*(Formerly Math 31)*

*Prerequisite: Mathematics 112 or 114 *

*Lecture: 5 hours; Lab : 1 hour*

This course is an introduction to the concepts of algebra. Topics include arithmetic operations with signed numbers, properties of real numbers, algebraic expressions, solving linear equations and inequalities, graphing linear equations and inequalities in two variables, solving systems of linear equations and inequalities, exponents, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, roots, radicals, methods of solving quadratic equations, and setting up and solving a variety of word problems.

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**122 Intermediate Algebra for Statistics (5)**

*Prerequisite: Mathematics 115 *

*Lecture: 5 hours*

This course provides a study of fundamental laws, exponents, radicals, equations (linear, quadratic, and some higher degree), systems of linear equations (2x2 systems only), Inequalities (linear and quadratic), graphic representation, logarithms, equations of circles, Sequences and series, factoring polynomials, and the binomial theorem.

*Note: Mathematics 122 serves as prerequisite course for all transfer-level mathematics course sequences, except the sequences (Math 235, 236, 240, 245, 260, 265, 266, 267, 270, and 275). **Math 122 is designed as the prerequisite course for students (Liberal Arts and Social Science majors) who are required to complete Math 227 (Statistics) for transfer. For an AA degree, LASC requires the successful (with a grade of C or better) completion of Math 125/Math 122 or a passing score on the mathematics competency exam.*

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**125 Intermediate Algebra (5)**

*Prerequisite: Mathematics 114 or 115 *

*Lecture: 5 hours*

This course provides a study of fundamental laws, exponents, radicals, equations (Linear, quadratic, and some of higher degree), systems of equations (linear and quadratic), graphic representation, logarithms determinants, and matrices.

**215 Principles of Mathematics I (3) UC:CSU**

*CSU-GE Area B4 *

*Prerequisite: Mathematics 125 *

*Lecture: 3 hours*

A course designed primarily for students who plan to teach in elementary school. The course covers the language of sets; elementary logic; systems of numeration; nature of numbers; fundamental operations, rational numbers and fractions: decimals, percents, and real numbers; and various algorithms used in calculations.

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**216 Principles of Mathematics II (3) UC:CSU**

*Prerequisite: Mathematics 125 *

*Lecture: 3 hours*

This course is the second of two for prospective elementary teachers. Topics include decimal and real numbers, geometry and the metric system. Topics in probability, statistics, and elementary analytic geometry will also be presented.

**227 Statistics (4) UC:CSU**

*(Formerly Math 225 or Math 14 and Math 226 or Math 54)*

*IGETC Area 2 *

*CSU-GE Area B4 *

*Prerequisite: Mathematics 125 *

*Lecture: 4 hours*

This course is an introduction to statistics and probability, measures of central tendency and dispersion, descriptive and inferential statistics including sampling, estimation, hyposthesis testing, analysis of variance, normal curve, Chi-square and student’s t distributions. Linear correlation and regression analysis and applications in diverse disciplines are also presented as topics.

**230 Mathematics for Liberal Arts Students (3) UC:CSU**

*IGETC Area 2A *

*CSU-GE Area B4 *

*Prerequisite: Math 125*

*Lecture: 3 hours*

This course is intended for Liberal Arts majors. Topics include sets and counting, probability, linear systems, linear programming, logic, statistics and mathematics of finance with applications for liberal arts majors.

**235 Finite Mathematics (5) UC:CSU**

*(Formerly Math 23 “Mathematical Analysis for Business and Social Sciences I”)*

*IGETC Area 2 *

*CSU-GE Area B4 *

*Prerequisite: Mathematics 125 *

*Lecture: 5 hours*

This course reviews algebra; it introduces students to mathematics of finance; linear programming and the simplex method; logic of inclusion and exclusion; topics in probability such as counting principles, probability, random variables, Markov chain; and elementary statistics.

**236 Calculus for Business and Social Science (5) UC:CSU**

*(Formerly Math 24 “Mathematical Analysis for Business and Social Sciences II”)*

*IGETC Area 2 *

*CSU-GE Area B4 *

*Prerequisite: Mathematics 125 *

*Lecture: 5 hours*

This course covers techniques of limits, differentiation; maximum-minimum problems; curve sketching; implicit differentiation; techniques of integration and differential equations. Special emphasis is placed on business and economics applications related to system optimization, cost and revenue analysis, marginal analysis and consumer and producer surplus.

**240 Trigonometry (3) CSU**

*(Formerly Math 3)*

*CSU-GE Area B4 *

*Prerequisite: Mathematics 125 *

*Lecture: 3 hours*

This course covers the solution of triangles, problems and applications, radian measure, trigonometric functions and their inverses, identities, trigonometric equations, and graphs of trigonometric functions.

**245 College Algebra (3) UC:CSU**

*IGETC Area 2 *

*CSU-GE Area B4 *

*Prerequisite: Mathematics 125 *

*Lecture: 3 hours*

This is a function oriented course. Topics covered in this course include linear, rational and quadratic equations and inequalities; polynomial, rational, inverse, exponential, and logarithmic functions and their graphs. Other topics include matrices, conic sections, sequences and series, the Binomial Theorem, permutations, combinations, and probability.

**260 Pre-Calculus (5) UC:CSU**

*IGETC Area 2 *

*CSU-GE Area B4 *

*Prerequisite: Mathematics 240 *

*Lecture: 5 hours*

This course combines college algebra, trigonometry, and introduction to analytic geometry. Topics in algebra include polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions; mathematical induction, systems of equations, matrices, partial fractions, and sequences. Topics in trigonometry include basic trigonometric functions; inverse trigonometry; and trigonometric equations and identities.

**265 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (5) UC:CSU **

*IGETC Area 2 *

*CSU-GE Area B4 *

*Prerequisites: Mathematics 260 or Math 240 and Math 245*

*Lecture: 5 hours*

This course includes a study of functions and limits, continuity derivatives and their applications, differentials and integrals and their applications.

**266 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (5) UC:CSU **

*IGETC Area 2 *

*CSU-GE Area B4 *

*Prerequisite: Mathematics 265 *

*Lecture: 5 hours*

This is a unified course in analytic geometry and calculus including applications of the definite integral, inverse functions, logarithmic functions, exponential functions, inverse trigonometric functions and hyperbolic functions, techniques of integration, indeterminate forms and improper integrals. Polar coordinates, conic sections, infinite series and sequences will also be presented.

**267 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (5) UC:CSU **

*IGETC Area 2 *

*CSU-GE Area B4 *

*Prerequisite: Mathematics 266 *

*Lecture: 5 hours*

Topics included in this course are solid analytic geometry; vector algebra; partial derivatives; line, surface, and volume integrals; multiple integrals; vector field theory; Green’s Theorem; Stokes Theorem and Gauss Theorem.

**270 Linear Algebra (3) UC:CSU **

*IGETC Area 2 *

*CSU-GE Area B4 *

*Prerequisite: Mathematics 266 *

*Lecture: 3 hours *

This course covers linear equations, matrices, vector spaces, inner product spaces, linear transformations, determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors and solutions of systems of linear equations.

**275 Ordinary Differential Equations (3) UC:CSU**

*IGETC Area 2 *

*CSU-GE Area B4 *

*Prerequisite: Math 267 *

*Lecture: 3 hours*

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This course includes a study of differential equations in general, first-order and simple higher-order ordinary differential equations, applications of first-order and higher-order differential equations, linear differential equations

Solution of linear differential equations by Laplace transformations; solutions of differential equations by use of power series.