MATH 079 -
INDEPENDENT STUDY - MATHEMATICS
(1.00 - 4.00 credits)

Prerequisites: consent of instructor.

MATH 096 -
BASIC COLLEGE MATH
(3.00 credits)

A course in quantitative reasoning that examines the arithmetic of real numbers, geometry, measurement, and algebra using application and problem solving techniques. An emphasis is placed on exploring these mathematical concepts within the context of global issues. Prerequisite: ACT Math score of 15 or below; or ALEKS test score of 0 - 30.

MATH 097 -
INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA
(3.00 credits)

This course is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in algebra, graphing, and problem-solving skills. Successful completion of this course should give students the necessary prerequisite skills to be successful in MATH 114A pre-calculus. (Accuplacer or ACT Placement) Prerequisite: Placement Level One

MATH 099A -
SUCCESS IN PROBLEM SOLVING
(2.00 credits)

This course is intended for students who may need additional instruction on the material covered in Introduction to Problem Solving. Topics covered will include strengthening quantitative literacy and improving math study skills. Must be taken concurrently with MATH 101. Prerequisite: ACT Math score of 16 or above; or ALEKS test score of 31 or above.

MATH 099B -
SUCCESS IN MATH STATISTICS
(2.00 credits)

This course is intended for students who may need additional instruction on the material covered in Statistics. Topics covered will include strengthening quantitative literacy and improving math study skills. Prerequisite: ACT Math score of 16 or above; or ALEKS test score of 31 or above. Must be taken concurrently with MATH 121. Students should register in the section of 99B that supplements the section of 121 taught by their specific instructor. (F/S)

MATH 099C -
SUCCESS IN PRE-CALCULUS
(2.00 credits)

This course is intended for students who may need additional instruction on the material covered in Pre-Calculus. Topics covered will include strengthening quantitative literacy and improving math study skills. Must be taken concurrently with MATH 114A.

An introduction to problem solving and mathematical thinking; the focus of this course is on the process of mathematics rather than specific techniques or content. Students will engage in mathematical problem solving in a variety of contexts and learn a number of broadly applicable problem solving strategies. This course satisfies the M tag General Education requirement. Prerequisites: placement - or - grade of P in MATH 96 - or - grade of PR in Math 96 and concurrent enrollment in Math 99A. (F/S)

This course focuses on the arithmetic and algebraic content of Pre-K–8 mathematics and appropriate teaching methods and is designed specifically to address requirements for MC-EA licensure. Instruction will be guided by the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. Emphasis is on problem solving, critical thinking, and communication. This course does NOT satisfy the college general education requirement in math. Prerequisites: Math 101 with a grade of "C" or above. (S)

This course focuses on the geometric and measurement content of Pre-K–8 mathematics and appropriate teaching methods and is designed specifically to address requirements for MC-EA licensure. Instruction will be guided by the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. Emphasis is on problem solving, critical thinking, and communication. This course does NOT satisfy the college General Education requirement in math. Prerequisites: Math 102 with a grade of "C" or above. (F)

Algebra preparation necessary for success in calculus. Topics include: thorough overview of algebraic properties of linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions and their graphs. This course is offered in two different formats: an accelerated 10-week version – and – a standard semester-long version. Combined with Pre-calculus B: Accelerated Trigonometry, during the last five weeks of a semester, the two courses comprise a complete overview of algebra and trigonometry required for calculus. This course satisfies the M tag General Education requirement. Prerequisites: placement - or - grade of P in MATH 97 - or - grade of PR in Math 97 and concurrent enrollment in Math 99C. (F/S)

Trigonometry preparation necessary for success in calculus. Topics include: thorough overview of trigonometric functions and their inverses, including identities, graphs, and applications. This course is delivered in an accelerated format, during the last five weeks of the semester. Combined with MATH 114A the two courses comprise a complete overview of algebra and trigonometry required for calculus. Prerequisites: MATH 114A or placement. (F/S)

Course includes descriptive and inferential statistics with the emphasis on drawing meaningful conclusions from data. Topics include measures of central tendency and dispersion, the normal distribution, z-tests, t-tests, linear regression, analysis of variance, Chi-Square tests, and other topics as time permits. This course satisfies the M tag General Education requirement. Prerequisites: placement - or - grade of P in MATH 96 - or - grade of PR in Math 96 and concurrent enrollment in Math 99B. (F/S)

An introduction to finite mathematics, including linear systems, linear programming, mathematics of finance, probability, and other related topics. This course is designed primarily for business majors. Prerequisites: Placement or MATH 114A with a grade of C or above. (F/S)

An introduction to differential and integral calculus. Derivatives are developed for: algebraic, logarithmic, exponential, trigonometric, and inverse trigonometric functions. The Riemann integral and the first form of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus are introduced. Definite integrals and anti-derivatives are developed for basic algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. Applications of key concepts are integrated throughout the course. This course satisfies the M tag General Education requirement. Prerequisites: Placement – or – MATH 114B with a grade of C or above – or – high school calculus. (F/S)

This course is a continuation of differential and integral calculus. Topics include integration techniques, improper integrals, applications, differential equations, Taylor polynomials, and infinite series. This course emphasizes the mastery of key concepts and their applications. This course satisfies the M tag General Education requirement. Prerequisites: MATH 231 with a grade of C or above. (S)

An introduction to multivariable calculus; topics include vectors, curves, partial derivatives, gradients, multiple and iterated integrals, and Green's and Stokes' theorems. This course satisfies the M tag General Education requirement. Prerequisites: MATH 232 with a grade of C or above. (F)

MATH 279 -
INDEPENDENT STUDY - MATHEMATICS
(1.00 - 4.00 credits)

Prerequisites: consent of instructor.

This course is intended as a gateway to upper-level mathematics courses. The emphasis is on creative problem solving strategies, structures, and techniques of proof, as well as effective oral and written communication of mathematical ideas. It is designed to ease the transition from algebra and calculus to more theoretical courses such as abstract algebra, geometry and real analysis. Prerequisites: MATH 231 with a grade of C or above, and sophomore status. (F)

Theory of ordinary differential equations with an emphasis on problems of the physical world which are modeled well by differential equations. Topics include first order equations, second order and higher linear equations, series solutions, and a brief introduction to numerical methods and partial differential equations as time permits. Prerequisites: MATH 232 with a grade of C or above; MATH 233 highly recommended. (oS)

An introduction to linear algebra including matrices, linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors; emphasis on gaining theoretical insights through computation, developing facility with elementary proof, and applying the concepts and computational methods to solve real world problems. Prerequisites: MATH 231 with a grade of C or above, MATH 301 highly recommended. (S)

A calculus-based introduction to probability. Topics include combinatorics, discrete and continuous probability distributions and joint probability, binomial, Poisson, exponential, and normal distributions, expected value, variance, and moment generating functions. This course will provide a solid introduction to probability and prepare interested students for the first actuarial exam. Prerequisites: MATH 232 with a grade of C or above. (eS)

MATH 379 -
INDEPENDENT STUDY - MATHEMATICS
(1.00 - 4.00 credits)

Independent study of selected topics in mathematics developed by the student with the approval and direction of the instructor. Prerequisites: consent of instructor.

The course introduces analysis as a tool for a deeper understanding of calculus. With the least upper bound axiom of the real numbers as its starting point, the course develops the foundations necessary to work with limits and prove results from calculus. Topics include sequences, series, power series, derivatives, and integrals. Time permitting, the course will explore how the same tools are used in more advanced settings. Prerequisites: MATH 233 and 301 with grades of C or above. (oS)

This course continues the study of analysis shifting from the real numbers to complex numbers. Topics include functions of a complex variable, Cauchy's theorem, residue theory, power series, and other topics as time allows. Prerequisites: MATH 233, 301 with grades of C or above. Math 431 recommended. (Course rotation varies with demand)

This introductory course in abstract algebra focuses mainly on number theory, with an introduction to groups and fields. Number theoretic concepts include divisibility, primes and their distribution, congruence arithmetic, linear Diophantine equations and systems, number-theoretic functions, Euler's Theorem, primitive roots, and selected special topics. Prerequisites: MATH 301 with a grade of C or above. (oF)

This course continues the study of abstract algebra and is focused mainly on groups, with some exploration of rings and fields as time allows. Group theoretic topics include subgroups, normal subgroups and quotient groups, and some counting principles. A wide variety of examples will be explored. Prerequisites: MATH 441 with a grade of C or above. (eS)

This course focuses on mathematics knowledge for teaching at the middle/secondary level and is designed specifically to address requirements for MC-EA licensure with content minor in mathematics and EA-A licensure with content major in mathematics. Instruction will be guided by the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. Topics include: problem solving, critical thinking, communication, issues of technology, number and operations, algebraic and geometric reasoning, measurement, and data analysis and probability. Prerequisites: MATH 231 with a grade of C or above. (F)

This course is designed to provide an integrative study of curriculum and instruction in mathematics for middle/secondary level teaching including appropriate research and practice in learning theories, curriculum development, teaching methods, instructional materials, evaluation and assessment. Instruction will be guided by the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. Cross-listed with ED 459M and ED 651. Prerequisites: Praxis CORE, Praxis Subject test in Mathematics, and completion of the Emergent Professional Transition. (F)

This course investigates geometry from an advanced perspective. Building on students’ knowledge of Euclidean geometry from high school coursework, topics include axiomatic systems, neutral, Euclidean, and non-Euclidean geometries; introduction of geometries such as projective, finite, vector, and transformational; historical development of geometry; use of technology to model and explore geometric relationships. Prerequisites: Math 301 with a grade of C or above. (eF)

This course focuses on properties of spaces invariant under homeomorphisms. Topics include continuity, homeomorphisms, connectedness, compactness, manifolds, the classification of closed, compact surfaces, the Euler characteristic, the fundamental group, and knot theory. Prerequisites: MATH 301 with a grade of C or above; 461 recommended. (Course rotation varies with demand)

MATH 479 -
INDEPENDENT STUDY - MATHEMATICS
(1.00 - 4.00 credits)

Independent reading and research of selected topics in mathematics developed by the student with the approval and direction of the instructor. Prerequisites: consent of instructor.

Selected topics in mathematics, mathematics education, and applications. With individualized mentoring, students will investigate significant mathematics independently and present findings in oral and written form at a variety of levels and to varying audiences. Integrated throughout the course students will 1) consider how topics are situated in the history and development of mathematics as a liberal art, and in the world; 2) reflect, as future mathematics educators and practitioners, upon: Who am I and who can I become? What are the needs and opportunities of the world? What is my role in building a more just and compassionate world? Prerequisites: COR 2, junior/senior standing, and a declared major in Mathematics or Mathematics Teaching; or consent of the instructor. (F)

This course explores arithmetic, algebra, and data analysis at the Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence level as defined in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics; best practices and methodologies for teaching this content; and relevant research in teaching and learning mathematics. Prerequisite: MATH 101 with a grade of C or above and successful completion of Praxis CORE. For students in the ACE program only. (SS)

This course explores geometry, measurement, and probability at the Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence level as defined in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics; best practices and methodologies for teaching this content; and relevant research in teaching and learning mathematics. A fifteen-hour practicum is required. Prerequisite: MATH 602 with a grade of C or better. For students in the ACE program only. (F)