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Fall 2007
Mar 31, 2015
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MTH 06 - Basic Numerical Skills
This course is taken along with MTH 08. This course is designed to emphasize the thorough development of arithmetic concepts and basic numerical skill mastery. Hands-on activities applied and real-world applications will be stressed.

Corequisites:
MTH 08


2.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Lecture
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Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Group Two Course, Mathematics Department, Developmental, Science/Math Division

MTH 08 - Pre-Algebra
Small study groups work in write-in texts in guided discovery format, along with short lectures. Significant use and instruction of the a T183 calculator. This course covers all basic operations with fractions and decimal fractions. There is good coverage of special denominator fractions such as percent, ppm, and ppb. Proportions and ratios are used to introduce rational numbers. There is a survey of metric and English measurement systems with thorough treatment of dimensial analysis in each. Conversion factors and proportions are both used for expanding fractions and for dimensional analysis. Other topics that are integrated throughout the course include: scientific notation and large number nomenclature, prime number theory and prime factorization, integers, basic geometry of angles, area and perimeter of rectangles, triangles and circles, volume and surface area of cubes and rectangular prisms. Metric and English mass units are introduced as are related topics such as density. Variables are used in order to introduce algebraic concepts. An algebraic approach is used for solving proportions and other equations. The function concept is used in each unit of the course using the graph and table utilities of graphing calculator. Students are REQUIRED to have and learn to use a TI-84 graphing calculator for ALL math classes.


4.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
2.000 Lab hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Lecture
All Delivery Methods in which the course is offered are listed.
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Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Critical Thinking - Direct, Group Two Course, Mathematics Department, Developmental, Science/Math Division

MTH 23 - Beginning Algebra
The course covers the arithmetic of integers and rational numbers, the properties of integral exponents, addition, subtraction, and multiplication of polynomials and factoring of polynomials. Solving linear equations, quadratic equations, and proportions is also covered. Function notation is introduced and used throughout the course and basic graphing of linear functions is covered, including slope, x and y-intercepts. Problem solving is stressed, including unit conversions. Prerequisite(s): MTH 08 or placement by COMPASS Students are REQUIRED to have and learn to use a TI-84 graphing calculator for ALL math clases.


4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Lecture
All Delivery Methods in which the course is offered are listed.
Only those that are a link are offered for the semester you have selected.



Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Critical Thinking - Direct, Group Two Course, Mathematics Department, Developmental, Science/Math Division

MTH 106 - Math for Elementary Teachers I
This course places an emphasis on the structure of elementary mathematics. Content includes problem solving and critical thinking using Polya's four-step process, sets and set operations, relations, whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, irrational numbers, arithmetic algorithms in base ten and in other bases, properties of numbers, least common multiples, greatest common factors, fractions, ratios and proportions, percents, and elementary number theory. The course also includes the use of manipulatives, like Cuisenaire Rods, base pieces and pattern blocks, to investigate arithmetic concepts. Calculator labs are incorporated into the course to give students calculator experience. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): MTH 111 or COMPASS equivalent or math ACT score of 24 or greater.


4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Lecture
All Delivery Methods in which the course is offered are listed.
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Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Communications-Indirect, Critical Thinking - Direct, Group Two Course, Mathematics Department, Science/Math Division

MTH 111 - Intermediate Algebra
Intermediate Algebra covers elementary set notation, a description of the Real number system and its major subsets, and an introduction to the Complex number system. Solving linear, quadratic and rational equations and inequalities, as well as radical equations and systems of equations is also covered. The course includes an investigation of graphical, numerical, and symbolic representations and manipulations of various functions including linear, rational and quadratic. Matrices are introduced; properties of integral exponents are reviewed and extended to rational exponents. Intermediate algebra also covers simplifying, adding, subtracting and multiplying radicals. Problem solving and the function concept are integrated throughout. This course is offered in multiple formats such as online or traditional; consult an advisor before enrolling. Group 2 course. Prerequisite: MTH 23 and college level reading skills or compass equivalent.


4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online
All Delivery Methods in which the course is offered are listed.
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Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Perkins 2B - Advanced Skills, Group Two Course, Mathematics Department, Developmental, Science/Math Division

MTH 116 - Intro to Computer Science
A high level computer language (currently Java) will be used to provide a thorough introduction to computer science, object-oriented programming, problem solving, and algorithm and data structure development. Illustrative applications and programming assignments will be given. Group 1 course. Prerequisite: MTH 111 or COMPASS equivalent, or Math ACT score of 24 or greater.


4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Lecture, Independent Study
All Delivery Methods in which the course is offered are listed.
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Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Critical Thinking - Direct, Group One Course, Mathematics Department, Science/Math Division

MTH 121 - College Algebra
This course continues the development of algebraic skills begun in MTH 111. The topics covered include functions, mathematical models, solving equations algebraically and graphically, polynomial, logarithmic, exponential functions, linear and non-linear systems of equations. This course is offered in multiple formats such as online or traditional. Consult an advisor before enrolling. Group 1 course. Prerequisite(s): MTH 111 or placement by COMPASS or Math ACT score of 24 or greater.


4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online
All Delivery Methods in which the course is offered are listed.
Only those that are a link are offered for the semester you have selected.



Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Perkins 2B - Advanced Skills, Critical Thinking - Direct, Group One Course, Mathematics Department, Science/Math Division

MTH 122 - Trigonometry
Definition and graphic representation of the trigonometric functions. Triangles, angle measure, equations, identities, and inverse functions are discussed in detail. Law of Sines, Law of Cosines, and equations of the conic sections will also be covered. Group 1 course. Prerequisite(s): MTH 121 or placement by COMPASS or Math ACT socre of 24 or greater.


3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Lecture
All Delivery Methods in which the course is offered are listed.
Only those that are a link are offered for the semester you have selected.



Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Perkins 2B - Advanced Skills, Critical Thinking - Direct, Group One Course, Mathematics Department, Science/Math Division

MTH 131 - Intro to Prob & Stats
Descriptive statistics, experimental design, an introduction to probability concepts and inferential statistics are included in this course. Descriptive statistics includes graphical representations such as histograms, bar charts, pie charts, boxplots, stemplots, scatterplots, and the normal curve. Measures of central tendency such as the mean and median, and measures of variation such as the standard deviation and quartiles are studied. The normal density function and linear regression are included. One and two sample problems involving confidence intervals and significance tests are studied for the sample mean and the sample proportion. This course is offered in multiple formats such as online or traditional. Consult an advisor before enrolling. Group 1 course. Prerequisite(s): MTH 111 or placement by COMPASS or Math ACT score of 24 or greater.


3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online
All Delivery Methods in which the course is offered are listed.
Only those that are a link are offered for the semester you have selected.



Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Critical Thinking - Direct, Engineering Technology Electiv, Group One Course, Mathematics Department, Science/Math Division

MTH 140 - College Algebra & Trig
This course is designed to provide the student with the necessary maturity and skills to begin the calculus sequence. The topics covered include elementary set theory, equations of the conic sections, polynomial, logarithmic, exponential, trigonometric functions, and linear and non-linear systems of equations. Group 1 course. Prerequisite(s): Placement by COMPASS and a high school trigonometry class. Students receiving credit for MTH 121 and/or MTH 122 will not receive credit for MTH 140.


5.000 Credit hours
5.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Lecture
All Delivery Methods in which the course is offered are listed.
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Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Perkins 2B - Advanced Skills, Critical Thinking - Direct, Group One Course, Mathematics Department, Science/Math Division

MTH 141 - Calculus I
This is the first course in a traditional calculus sequence, emphasizing the development of the mathematical thought process. The topics covered include limits (definitions and limit proofs), continuity, derivatives of algebraic and trigonometric functions, applications of the derivative, the indefinite and definite integral, the fundamental theorem of calculus, and applications of integration. Group 1 course. Prerequisite(s): MTH 140 or MTH 122 or placement by COMPASS.


5.000 Credit hours
5.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Lecture, Independent Study
All Delivery Methods in which the course is offered are listed.
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Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Critical Thinking - Direct, Group One Course, Mathematics Department, Science/Math Division

MTH 142 - Calculus II
This course is a continuation of Calculus I. The topics include differentiation and integration involving exponential, logarithmic, and inverse trigonometric function. There is an introduction of various integration methods. L'Hospital's Rule, improper integrals, parametric equations, polar coordinates, and infinite sequences and series are also investigated. Group 1 course. Prerequisite(s): MTH 141


5.000 Credit hours
5.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Lecture, Interactive Television
All Delivery Methods in which the course is offered are listed.
Only those that are a link are offered for the semester you have selected.



Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Critical Thinking - Direct, Group One Course, Mathematics Department, Science/Math Division

MTH 206 - Math for Elementary TeachersII
This course is a continuation of MTH 106. Content includes problem solving and critical thinking using Polya's four-step process; basic statistics including mean, median, mode, range, standard deviation, graphical representations of data, linear regression, and weighted averages; probability including the fundamental counting principal, permutation, combination, partitions, experimental probability, theoretical probability, compound probability, probability tree diagrams, expected value and the concept of fair games. The course also explores the fundamental ideas of planar and spatial geometry which includes the analysis and classification of polygons, polyhedra, circles, spheres, cones and cylinders, area, perimeter, surface area and congruence, similarity, measurement, both direct and indirect, and dimensional analysis. The course also includes an introduction to the use of computer and/or graphing calculator software as learning tools for understanding concepts of informal geometry. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): MTH 106 and MTH 111 or COMPASS equivalent.


4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Lecture
All Delivery Methods in which the course is offered are listed.
Only those that are a link are offered for the semester you have selected.



Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Communications-Indirect, Critical Thinking - Direct, Group Two Course, Mathematics Department, Science/Math Division

MTH 241 - Calculus III
The course covers multivariable calculus including three-dimensional analytical geometry, vector valued functions, partial differentiation, and multiple integration (with applications of each). Also an introduction to linear algebra will be covered. Group 1 course. Prerequisite(s): MTH 142 or placement by COMPASS


4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Lecture, Independent Study
All Delivery Methods in which the course is offered are listed.
Only those that are a link are offered for the semester you have selected.



Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Critical Thinking - Direct, Group One Course, Mathematics Department, Science/Math Division

MTH 251 - Differential Equations
Introduces the concepts of differential equations and of linear algebra. Topics include: solving linear and systems of linear differential equations, Laplace transformations, power series solutions, and their physical applications. Solutions are found using analytical, numerical, or graphical techniques relating to quantitative modeling and Laplace transforms. Linear algebraic topics include: vector spaces, subspaces, spanning sets, linear dependence and independence, basis and dimensions, eigenvectors, and linear transformations. Group 1 course. Prerequisite(s): MTH 241 or placement by COMPASS


4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Lecture, Independent Study
All Delivery Methods in which the course is offered are listed.
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Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Critical Thinking - Direct, Group One Course, Mathematics Department, Science/Math Division

MTH 290E - Academic Service/Internship


1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 4.000 Other hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Internship/Self-directed
All Delivery Methods in which the course is offered are listed.
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Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Critical Thinking - Direct, Group Two Course, Mathematics Department, Service Learning Internship, Science/Math Division

MTH 291A - C++ Programming


3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Lecture
All Delivery Methods in which the course is offered are listed.
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Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Group Two Course, Mathematics Department, Science/Math Division

MTH 291B - S/T Math
This course is intended for teachers currently teaching mathematics in grades 7-12. In a one week seminar style setting, participants will, with the instructor(s), discuss various topics in mathematics. These topics will be selected from the high school mathematics standards indicated by the State of Michigan.


1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Lecture
All Delivery Methods in which the course is offered are listed.
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Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Group Two Course, Mathematics Department, Science/Math Division

MTH 297A - I/S Mathematics


1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Other hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Independent Study
All Delivery Methods in which the course is offered are listed.
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Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Critical Thinking - Direct, Group Two Course, Mathematics Department, Science/Math Division

MTH 297B - I/S Mathematics


1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Independent Study
All Delivery Methods in which the course is offered are listed.
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Science & Math Division
Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
Critical Thinking - Direct, Group Two Course, Mathematics Department, Science/Math Division

MTH SM - Grp 1 Mathematics


0.000 Credit hours

Levels: Academic
Schedule Types: Lecture
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Science & Math Division

Course Attributes:
Group One Course, Mathematics Department, Science/Math Division


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