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Mathematics

Course Code
MATH 090  Credits
Title Elementary Algebra 
Prerequisite Math ACT 19; or Accuplacer Arithmetic score of 57; or Accuplacer Arithmetic plus Elementary Algebra score of 100. 
Course Offering Fall Every Year  
Course Offering Spring Every Year  
Course Offering Summer On Demand  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description The course introduces operations and evaluating expressions involving real numbers, exponents and radicals. Solving linear, absolute value and quadratic equations, and linear and compound inequalities is also studied. Emphasis is given to procedural skills to help develop the conceptual skills needed for application and interpretation of results including graphing and problem solving skills. Credits apply towards full-time status but do not apply towards graduation.  



Course Code
MATH 090A  Credits
Title Elementary Algebra 
Course Offering Fall Every Year  
Course Offering Spring On Demand  
Course Offering Summer On Demand  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description The course introduces operations and evaluating expressions involving real numbers, exponents and radicals. Solving linear, absolute value and quadratic equations, and linear and compound inequalities is also studied. Emphasis is given to procedural skills to help develop the conceptual skills needed for application and interpretation of results including graphing and problem solving skills. Credits apply towards full-time status but do not apply towards graduation.  



Course Code
MATH 095  Credits
Title Elementary/Intermediate Algebra 
Prerequisite Math ACT 19; or Accuplacer Arithmetic score of 57; or Accuplacer Arithmetic plus Elementary Algebra score of 100. 
Course Offering Fall Every Year  
Course Offering Spring Every Year  
Course Offering Summer On Demand  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course is a combination of the content of Elementary Algebra and Intermediate Algebra and will be offered in a synchronous Accelerated hybrid format. Upon completion of the course, the student will be prepared for College Algebra. Topics covered will include signed numbers, radicals, exponents, algebraic fractions, products and factoring, graphing lines, solving linear equations and quadratic equations, polynomials, functions, systems of equations, linear inequalities, and absolute value equations and inequalities. Credits apply towards full-time status but do not apply towards graduation. 



Course Code
MATH 099  Credits
Title Intermediate Algebra 
Prerequisite Math ACT 19; or Accuplacer Arithmetic score of 57; or Accuplacer Elementary Algebra score of 76; or MATH 090; or MATH 090A
Course Offering Fall Every Year  
Course Offering Spring Every Year  
Course Offering Summer On Demand  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Exponents, algebraic fractions, polynomials, functions, graphing lines, linear and quadratic equations, systems of equations, radicals, linear inequalities, absolute value equations and inequalities. Credits apply towards full-time status but do not apply towards graduation. 



Course Code
MATH 105  Credits
Title Contemporary Mathematics 
Prerequisite MDEV 090A/MATH 090A, MDEV 090/MATH 090, MDEV 099/MATH 099 
Lasc Area Goal 4  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Topics selected from various areas of mathematics, showing the scope and power of mathematics and emphasizing mathematical methods. Topics include circuits, networks, trees, voting analysis, sequences, and recursion. Not intended to prepare students for any subsequent course. Must have successfully completed Elementary Algebra or the listed prerequisites, or acceptable placement score. MnTC Goal 4. 



Course Code
MATH 110  Credits
Title Introduction to Mathematics 
Prerequisite MDEV 090A, MATH 090A, MDEV 090/MATH 090, MDEV 095/MATH095, MDEV 099/MATH099 
Lasc Area Goal 4  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Algebra, sets, probability, and statistics. Computational proficiency will be assessed and mastery required. Must have successfully completed Elementary Algebra or Intermediate Algebra or an acceptable placement score. MnTC Goal 4. 



Course Code
MATH 127  Credits
Title College Algebra 
Prerequisite MDEV 099/MATH 099; OR MDEV 095/MATH 095; OR MATH ACT 22 or higher; OR Accuplacer CLM 50 or higher 
Lasc Area Goal 4  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Exponents, factoring, equations, inequalities, systems of equations, functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, polynomials and rational functions. Must have successfully completed Intermediate Algebra or have an acceptable placement score. MnTC Goal 4. 



Course Code
MATH 142  Credits
Title Pre-Calculus 
Prerequisite MDEV 099 or MDEV 095 with B- or higher; OR MATH 127; OR MATH ACT 24 or above; OR Accuplacer CLM 50 or above 
Lasc Area Goal 4  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Includes equations, complex numbers, functions, polynomials, exponential and logarithmic functions, and trigonometric functions, equations and applications. Must have successfully completed College Algebra or acceptable placement score. MnTC Goal 4. 



Course Code
MATH 143  Credits
Title Trigonometry 
Prerequisite MATH 127 
Lasc Area Goal 4  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Trigonometric functions, identities, applications. Must have successfully completed College Algebra or acceptable placement score. MnTC Goal 4. 



Course Code
MATH 210  Credits
Title Concepts from Discrete Mathematics 
Prerequisite Math ACT of 24, or Accuplacer CLM of 50, or MATH 127 
Lasc Area Goal 4  
Course Offering Fall Every Year  
Course Offering Spring Every Year  
Course Offering Summer On Demand  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Logic and truth tables, sets, mathematical induction, graphs, trees, and related topics from the field of Discrete Mathematics. MnTC Goal 4. 



Course Code
MATH 227  Credits
Title Survey of Differential Calculus with Algebra 
Lasc Area Goal 4  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Review of topics in college algebra with emphasis on solving systems of equations with unique solutions, under determined and overdetermined systems. Introduction to matrices, multiplication of matrices and inverse of a square matrix with emphasis on systems of equations and applications. Derivatives, applications of differentiation and optimization. Not open to mathematics majors or minors. Must have successfully completed MDEV 099 or acceptable placement score. MnTC Goal 4. 



Course Code
MATH 229  Credits
Title Topics in Calculus 
Prerequisite MATH 127 or MATH 142 or MATH 143 
Lasc Area Goal 4  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Introduction to differential and integral calculus with an emphasis on applications. Introduction to matrices and their applications. Not open to mathematics majors or minors. Must have successfully completed College Algebra or acceptable placement score. Requires a C- or better in MATH 127. MnTC Goal 4. 



Course Code
MATH 234  Credits
Title Introduction to Probability and Statistics 
Prerequisite MATH 127 or MATH 227 
Lasc Area Goal 4  
Course Offering Fall Every Year  
Course Offering Spring Every Year  
Course Offering Summer Every Year  
Description Measures of central tendency and variation, probability, probability distributions, sampling distributions and the central limit theorem, estimation and tests of hypotheses for one and two population means and proportions, simple linear regression and categorical data analysis. May not be taken for credit by those who earned credit in Math 336. Students who have completed Math 262 are encouraged to take Math 335 rather than Math 234. Must have successfully completed College Algebra or acceptable placement score. MnTC Goal 4. 



Course Code
MATH 260  Credits
Title Computer Calculus 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Introduction to applications of computer software to calculus. Students must either have taken, or be concurrently enrolled in, Math 261. 



Course Code
MATH 261  Credits
Title Calculus I 
Prerequisite MATH 143 
Lasc Area Goal 4  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Calculus of one variable-differentiation, introduction to the integral. Students entering Math 261 should have a solid background in algebra and trigonometry. Must have successfully completed College Algebra and Trigonometry or acceptable placement score. MnTC Goal 4. 



Course Code
MATH 262  Credits
Title Calculus II 
Prerequisite MATH 261 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Calculus of one variable-transcendental functions, applications of integrals, techniques of integration, infinate series. 



Course Code
MATH 290  Credits 1-4 
Title Topics in Mathematics 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This is a topical course in mathematics. The course may be repeated when the topic is different. 



Course Code
MATH 291  Credits
Title LaTeX 
Prerequisite MATH 260 and MATH 262 
Course Offering Spring Every Year  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description An introduction to LaTeX, a mathematical typesetting language, including page layout commands, typesetting formulae, enumerated lists, tables, arrays, graphics, plus other packages and specialized document classes. 



Course Code
MATH 302  Credits
Title Mathematics for Early Childhood 
Prerequisite MATH 110 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Development of numeration systems, whole number, integer, rational numbers, geometry, and measurement. The content focuses on appropriate representations and models specifically tied to early childhood education. Open only to majors in Early Childhood Education. Does not substitute for MATH 303 or 304. This course does not apply to the mathematics major or minor requirements. 



Course Code
MATH 303  Credits
Title Foundations of Number Systems 
Prerequisite MATH 232 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Sets; systems of numeration; whole number, integer, and rational number operations and properties. Particularly appropriate for early childhood, elementary, and special education majors. This course does not apply to the mathematics major or minor requirements.