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MAT  031  Preparatory Mathematics.  This course includes the following topics of study:  operations with decimal and fractional numbers, percents, ratio and proportions, areas and volumes, English and Metric units and measuring devices, introduction to signed numbers, and operations with linear algebra equations.  Prerequisite:  Satisfactory placement score.  4 credit hours.

MAT  051   Introductory Algebra.  This course includes the following topics of study:  the real number system, solving linear equations and inequalities, graphing linear functions, systems of linear equations, exponents and polynomials, and an introduction to factoring.  Prerequisite: Satisfactory placement score or MAT 031 or HEO 112 with a grade of “C” or better or SPM 030 with a passing grade.  4 credit hours.

MAT  054   Accelerated Introductory Algebra.  This course includes the following topics of study:  the real number system, solving linear equations and inequalities, graphing linear functions, systems of linear equations, exponents and polynomials, and factoring polynomials.  Prerequisite:  Satisfactory placement score or MAT 031 with a grade of “C” or better or SPM 030 with a passing grade.  5 credit hours.

MAT  071  Intermediate Algebra.  This course includes the following topics of study:  factoring polynomials, rational and radical expressions and equations, basic functions and their graphs, and quadratic equations.  Prerequisite: Satisfactory placement score or MAT 051 or MAT 054 with a grade of “C” or better or SPM 050 with a passing grade.  4 credit hours.

MAT  074   Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry.  This course includes the following topics of study:  rational and radical expressions and equations, basic algebraic and trigonometric functions and their graphs, quadratic equations, and right triangle trigonometry.  Prerequisite:  Satisfactory placement score or MAT 054 with a grade of “C” or better.  5 credit hours.

MAT  111  Trigonometry.  This course includes angle-based trigonometric functions and their inverses, multiple angle formulas, identities, trigonometric equations, radian measure, arc length, angular velocity, graphs of trigonometric functions, and solutions of right triangles.  This course is intended for use at off-campus locations only.  Prerequisite:  MAT 071 or MAT 074 or SPM 070.  2 credit hours.

**MAT  115  College Algebra.  This college algebra course includes a basic review of exponents, radical expressions, rational exponents, polynomial expressions, factoring, and rational expressions.  Students will solve linear, absolute value, quadratic, polynomial, radical, rational, exponential and logarithmic equations; and systems of equations, along with applications.  The course covers graphs of circles and functions including linear, quadratic, piecewise, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic.  Prerequisite:  Satisfactory placement score or MAT 071 or MAT 074 with a grade of “C” or better or SPM 070 with a passing grade.  3 credit hours.

**MAT  118  Survey of College Mathematics.  College mathematics including the following topics:  algebra, geometry, trigonometry, counting methods, probability, statistics, consumer finance, and logic.  Prerequisite:  Satisfactory placement score or MAT 071 or MAT 074 with a grade of “C” or better or SPM 070 with a passing grade.  3 credit hours.

**MAT  120   Pre-Calculus.  Selected topics in algebra and trigonometry to prepare the student for calculus.  Topics covered will include algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions, the graphs of these functions, the solution of right triangles, trigonometric identities, and the solution of trigonometric equations.  Prerequisite:  Satisfactory placement score or MAT 071 or MAT 074 with a grade of “C” or better or SPM 070 with a passing grade.  5 credit hours.

MAT  121   Trigonometry.  Topics covered include graphing of the trigonometric functions and their use in solution of right and oblique triangles, identities, and solution of trigonometric equations in rectangular and polar coordinates.  Corequisite:  MAT 074 or MAT 071 or SPM 070.  3 credit hours.

**MAT  122  Elements of Calculus.  An introduction to the concepts and methods of differential and integral calculus.  Topics covered will include limits and rates of change, derivatives of polynomial, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions, integrals, and applications.  Prerequisites:  MAT 120 or both MAT 115 and MAT 121 or MAT 111 with a grade of “C” or better.  3 credit hours.

**MAT  123   Calculus I.  Topics covered include functions, limits and rates of change, derivatives, the mean value theorem and curve sketching, logarithmic and exponential functions, integrals and applications.  Prerequisite:  MAT 115 or MAT 120 with a grade of “C” or better.  5 credit hours.

SPM  030  Self-paced Preparatory Mathematics.  This is an internet based, self-paced tutorial in basic mathematics.  Topics studied will include operations with decimal and fractional numbers, percents, ratio and proportions, areas and volumes, English and Metric units and measuring devices, introduction to signed numbers, and operations with linear algebra equations.  The SPM series of courses satisfy prerequisite requirements for subsequent courses but are not for credit, and no grade will appear on the transcript.  The student must make arrangements in advance with the Math Department to take the MAT 031 final exam on campus.  The final exam is taken on a pass/fail basis and 70% or higher is the minimum passing score.  Prerequisite:  Satisfactory placement score.  No credit.

SPM  050  Self-paced Introductory Algebra.  This is an internet-based, self-paced tutorial in Introductory Algebra including the study of the real number system, solving linear equations and inequalities, systems of equations, graphing, formula rearrangement, exponents and polynomials, and factoring.  The SPM series of courses satisfy prerequisite requirements for subsequent courses but are not for credit, and no grade will appear on the transcript.  The student must make arrangements in advance with the Math Department to take the MAT 051 final exam on campus.  The final exam is taken on a pass/fail basis and 70% or higher is the minimum passing score. Prerequisite:  Satisfactory placement score or MAT 031 with a grade of “C” or better or SPM 030 with a passing grade.  No credit.

SPM  070  Self-paced Intermediate Algebra.  This is an internet-based, self-paced tutorial in Intermediate Algebra including the review of factoring polynomials, rational expressions, radicals, quadratic equations, and linear systems.  The SPM series of courses satisfy prerequisite requirements for subsequent courses but are not for credit, and no grade will appear on the transcript.  The student must make arrangements in advance with the Math Department to take the MAT 071 final exam on campus.  The final exam is taken on a pass/fail basis and 70% or higher is the minimum passing score.  Prerequisite:  Satisfactory placement score or MAT 051 with a grade of “C” or better or SPM 050 with a passing grade.  No credit.

** This course meets the mathematics general education requirement.






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