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Mathematics
Course Code 

Title 
Elementary Algebra 
Prerequisite 
ACT Math 19; SAT Math 510; Accuplacer Arithmetic 57 or above; Accuplacer Arithmetic + Elementary Algebra 100 or above; OR Next Gen Accuplacer Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra and Statistics (QAS) 250 = QAS < 255 
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 fulltime status but do not apply towards graduation.

Course Code 

Title 
Elementary Algebra 
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 fulltime status but do not apply towards graduation.

Course Code 

Title 
Elementary/Intermediate Algebra 
Prerequisite 
ACT Math 19; SAT Math 510; Accuplacer Arithmetic 57 or above; Accuplacer Arithmetic + Elementary Algebra 100 or above; OR Next Gen Accuplacer Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra and Statistics (QAS) 250 = QAS < 255 
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 fulltime status but do not apply towards graduation. 
Course Code 

Title 
Intermediate Algebra 
Prerequisite 
ACT Math = 19 or
SAT Math = 510 or
Elementary Algebra = 76 or
Accuplacer QAS = 255 or
234 = Accuplacer AAF = 249
MATH 090 or
MATH 090A 
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 fulltime status but do not apply towards graduation. 
Course Code 

Title 
Contemporary Mathematics 
Prerequisite 
ACT Math 19; OLD SAT Math (prior to March 2016) 460; NEW SAT Math 510; Accuplacer Elementary Algebra 76; MCA Math 1150; Next Gen Accuplacer Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra and Statistics 255; Acculplacer Advanced Algebra and Functions 234; MATH 090 Elementary Algebra; OR MATH 090A Elementary Algebra 
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 and basic data analysis. Topics include voting analysis, basic financial mathematics, and basic statistics and data analysis with an emphasis on critical thinking. 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 

Title 
Introduction to Mathematics 
Prerequisite 
ACT Math = 19 or
SAT Math = 510 or
Elementary Algebra = 76 or
Accuplacer QAS = 255 or
234 = Accuplacer AAF = 249
MATH 090 or
MATH 090A 
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 

Title 
College Algebra 
Prerequisite 
ACT Math = 22 or **SAT = 530 or
ACT Math 20  21 and HS GPA = 2.7 or
Accuplacer Intermediate Algebra = 60 or
Accuplacer College Level Math = 50 or
Accuplacer AAF = 250 or
MCA Math 1158 or
MATH 095 or MATH 099 with grade C or above
**Stand alone HS GPA 2.8 or above (effective fall 22) 
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 

Title 
Applied Statistics 
Prerequisite 
ACT Math 22; OLD SAT Math (prior to March 2016) 520; NEW SAT Math 540; Accuplacer Intermediate Algebra 60; Accuplacer College Level Math 50; MCA Math 1146; Next Gen Accuplacer Advanced Algebra and Functions 250; MATH 127 College Algebra; MATH 099 Intermediate Algebra; OR ACT MATH 20 + High School GPA of 2.7

Lasc Area 
Goal 4 
Course Outline 
Course Outline 
Description 
Frequency distributions, introduction to probability, normal distribution, central limit theorem, estimation, tests of hypotheses, nonparametric techniques, design of experiments, oneway and twoway analysis of variance, and simple linear regression. MnTC Goal 4 
Course Code 

Title 
PreCalculus 
Prerequisite 
ACT Math = 24 or
SAT 580 or above or
Accuplacer College Level Math = 50 or
Accuplacer AAF = 255 or
MATH 099 Intermediate Algebra with grade B or higher; OR MATH 127 College Algebra with grade C or higher 
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 

Title 
Trigonometry 
Prerequisite 
ACT Math = 24 or
SAT 580 or above or
Accuplacer College Level Math = 50 or
Accuplacer AAF = 255 or
MATH 099 Intermediate Algebra with grade B or higher; OR MATH 127 College Algebra with grade C or higher 
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 

Title 
Concepts from Discrete Mathematics 
Prerequisite 
ACT Math = 24 or
SAT 580 or above or
Accuplacer College Level Math = 50 or
Accuplacer AAF = 255 or
MATH 099 Intermediate Algebra with grade B or higher; OR MATH 127 College Algebra with grade C or higher 
Lasc Area 
Goal 4 
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 

Title 
Survey of Differential Calculus with Algebra 
Prerequisite 
ACT Math = 23 or
SAT 560 or above or
Accuplacer Intermediate Algebra = 60 or
Accuplacer AAF = 255 or
MATH 099 Intermediate Algebra with grade C or higher 
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 

Title 
Topics in Calculus 
Prerequisite 
ACT Math = 24 or
SAT 580 or above or
Accuplacer College Level Math = 50 or
Accuplacer AAF = 255 or
MATH 099 Intermediate Algebra with grade B or higher; OR MATH 127 College Algebra with grade C or higher 
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 

Title 
Introduction to Probability and Statistics 
Prerequisite 
MATH 127 or MATH 227 
Lasc Area 
Goal 4 
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 

Title 
Introduction to R 
Prerequisite 
MATH 234 
Course Outline 
Course Outline 
Description 
R is statistical software commonly used in many fields. The student will learn to write R programs that access data from multiple sources, generate output, and manipulate different types of R objects, and learn how to handle data structures such as vectors, matrices, data frames and lists, how to analyze data, create visualizations, and write flexible R functions by using different types of control structures. 
Course Code 

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 

Title 
Calculus I 
Prerequisite 
MATH 143 
Lasc Area 
Goal 4 
Course Outline 
Course Outline 
Description 
Calculus of one variabledifferentiation, 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 

Title 
Calculus II 
Prerequisite 
MATH 261 
Lasc Area 
Goal 4 
Course Outline 
Course Outline 
Description 
Calculus of one variabletranscendental functions, applications of integrals, techniques of integration, infinite series. MnTC Goal 4. 
Course Code 

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 

Title 
LaTeX 
Prerequisite 
MATH 260 and MATH 262 
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. 
