# Independent Study

An opportunity for the interested student with a good scholastic record to pursue independently the study of some subject under the direction of a member(s) of the professional staff. Subjects are chosen and arrangements made to suit the needs of individual students.

# Independent Study

An opportunity for the interested student with a good scholastic record to pursue independently the study of some subject under the direction of a member(s) of the professional staff. Subjects are chosen and arrangements made to suit the needs of individual students. Course may be repeated for credit toward graduation up to three credit hours.

# Practical Algebra

This course is designed for students pursuing a field of study outside of mathematics, science and engineering. Mathematical application will be an emphasis and real-life applications will be presented in disciplinary and career context when appropriate. Topics include: a review of operations with integers and rational numbers, ratios and proportions, percent, solutions of linear and quadratic equations, graphs of linear and exponential functions, linear and exponential models, intro to data and measures of central tendency. Lab Fee

# Beginning Algebra

Course content includes operations on integers and rational numbers; geometric formulas; algebraic expressions; solutions of linear equations and inequalities; graphs of linear equations and linear systems; systems of linear equations in two variables; polynomials and factoring; rational expressions and equations; and radical expressions and equations. Lab Fee

# Mathematics for Elementary Teachers 1

This course is designed for students majoring in elementary education and to give mathematical understandings and skills necessary to teach in elementary schools. Logical developments and structure are emphasized throughout. Topics included are sets, natural numbers, integers, rational numbers, irrational numbers, numeration systems, calculator applications, and selected topics from number theory. Students are recommended to have a scientific calculator. Specifications will be discussed by the instructor. Lab Fee

# Mathematics for Elementary Teachers 2

This course is the second of a two-course sequence that is designed to develop the mathematical understandings and skills required to teach effectively in elementary schools. Logic, formal reasoning, and the use of mathematics software are emphasized throughout. Topics include statistics, probability, geometric shapes, congruence, geometric construction, and measurement. Students are recommended to have a scientific calculator. Specifications will be discussed by the instructor. Lab Fee

# Math for Liberal Arts

This is a liberal arts mathematics course designed primarily for students whose programs of study have no further mathematics requirements. Its purpose is to develop an awareness of the use of mathematics in the world around us. Emphasis will be on the communication of mathematical ideas, problem solving, applications, and the historical nature of mathematics. Specific topics for this course include: Logic and Reasoning, Mathematics of Finance and Investment, Probability, Statistics, Graph Theory, and Geometry.

# Applied Algebra/Trigonometry 1

This course includes the following topics: scientific notation, review of basic algebra, solution of linear equations, graphing of algebraic functions, introduction to trigonometry, solution of right triangles, vectors, graphs of trigonometric functions, solution of oblique triangles. Laboratory experiences will be used in this course to show direct applications. Students are required to have a graphing calculator. Specifications will be made by the instructor. Designed for students in technical, occupational fields. [48-16-64] Lab Fee

# Applied Algebra/Trigonometry 2

This course is a continuation of MATH 118 and includes the following topics: complex numbers, trigonometric identities, solution of trigonometric equations, solving systems of linear equations, rational expressions, solution of rational equations, solution of quadratic equations, logarithmic and exponential functions. Students are required to have a graphing calculator. Specifications will be made by the instructor. Course designed for students in technical occupational fields. [48-16-64] Lab Fee

# College Algebra

Topics included are subsets of the number system, relations and functions, linear systems of equations, polynomials, rational expressions and equations, exponents and radicals, complex numbers, polynomial equations, exponential and logarithmic functions and equations, applications, conic sections, matrices, binomial expansion, and families of functions of graphs.