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Mathematics

Course Code
 MATH 090 Credits 3
Title Elementary Algebra
Prerequisite ACT Math 19; OLD SAT Math (prior to March 2016) 460; NEW SAT Math 510; Accuplacer Arithmetic 57; Accuplacer Arithmetic + Elementary Algebra 100; OR Next Gen Accuplacer Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra and Statistics 250
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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 3
Title Elementary Algebra
Prerequisite Permission Required
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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 5
Title Elementary/Intermediate Algebra
Prerequisite ACT Math 19; OLD SAT Math (prior to March 2016) 460; NEW SAT Math 510; Accuplacer Arithmetic 57; Accuplacer Arithmetic + Elementary Algebra 100; OR Next Gen Accuplacer Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra and Statistics 250
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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 3
Title Intermediate Algebra
Prerequisite ACT Math 19; OLD SAT Math (prior to March 2016) 460; NEW SAT Math 510; Accuplacer Elementary Algebra 76; Next Gen Accuplacer Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra and Statistics 255; Acculplacer Advanced Algebra and Functions 234; MATH 090 Elementary Algebra; OR MATH 090A Elementary Algebra
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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 101 Credits 2
Title Foundations of Mathematical Success
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Description This course begins two weeks before Fall semester begins. During the first two weeks of the course, students meet twice a day for an hour each. In the first hour, the students will work together on math projects to help them develop a connection between social interaction and problem solving. In the second hour, students will practice foundational skills that will prepare them for the Math course they will take in the following fall semester. During the fall semester, this class will meet once per week as an opportunity to discuss successes and challenges and to receive help that they need in the Math course they are taking.

Course Code
 MATH 105 Credits 3
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
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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
 MATH 105C Credits 1
Title Contemporary Mathematics Supplement
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Description The course will provide prerequisite review and support for MATH105 Contemporary Mathematics. Topics include operations with rational numbers, evaluating expressions and formulas, unit conversions, interpreting and organizing data utilizing graphs, tables and linear equations. Emphasis is given to procedural skills to manipulating and evaluating formulas, and utilizing interval notation and interpreting algebraic notations and symbols.

Course Code
 MATH 110 Credits 3
Title Introduction to Mathematics
Prerequisite ACT Math 19; OLD SAT Math (prior to March 2016) 460; NEW SAT Math 510; Accuplacer Elementary Algebra 76; 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
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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 110C Credits 2
Title Introduction to Mathematics Supplement
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Description The course will provide prerequisite review and support for MATH 110 Introduction to Mathematics. Topics include arithmetic operations and evaluating expressions involving real numbers and solving linear equations and inequalities and quadratic equations, statistics, probability and sets. Emphasis will be given to skills needed to successfully complete the Computational Mastery Exam, apply problem solving strategies and algebra concepts. Review and supplementary ‘just-in-time’ instruction and activities to correspond and enhance the students understanding of the topics being covered in MATH 110. As the MATH 110 progresses, this co-requisite will offer supplementary instruction for MATH 110 topics.

Course Code
 MATH 127 Credits 3
Title College Algebra
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 1158; Next Gen Accuplacer Advanced Algebra and Functions 250; ACT MATH 20 + High School GPA of 2.7; MATH 095 Elementary/Intermediate Algebra with grade of C- or higher; OR MATH 099 Intermediate Algebra with grade C- or higher.
Lasc Area Goal 4
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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 127C Credits 2
Title College Algebra Supplement
Prerequisite ACT Math 19; OLD SAT Math (prior to March 2016) 460; NEW SAT Math 510; Accuplacer Elementary Algebra 76; Next Gen Accuplacer Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra and Statistics 255; Acculplacer Advanced Algebra and Functions 234; MATH 090 Elementary Algebra; OR MATH 090A Elementary Algebra
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Description The course will provide prerequisite review and support for MATH127 College Algebra. This course is designed to support students concurrently enrolled in MATH127 by providing additional focus on MATH127 topics and just-in-time review of prerequisite topics. Topics include review of properties of real numbers, functions, algebra of functions, inequalities, polynomials and factoring, rational expressions and equations, radical expressions and equations, quadratic functions and their graphs, solving quadratic equations, and exponential functions. As the MATH127 progresses, this corequisite will offer supplementary instruction for MATH127 topics.

Course Code
 MATH 134 Credits 3
Title Applied Statistics
Prerequisite ACT Math 19; SAT Math 510; Accuplacer Elementary Algebra 76; Next Gen Accuplacer Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics 255; Next Gen Accuplacer Advanced Algebra and Functions 234; MCA Math 1146; MATH 090; OR MATH 090A
Lasc Area Goal 4
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Writing Intensive No
Description Frequency distributions, introduction to probability, normal distribution, central limit theorem, estimation, tests of hypotheses, non-parametric techniques, design of experiments, one-way and two-way analysis of variance, and simple linear regression. MnTC Goal 4

Course Code
 MATH 134C Credits 1
Title Applied Statistics Supplement
Course Outline Course Outline
Description The course will provide prerequisite review and support for MATH134 Applied Statistics. Topics include operations with rational numbers, evaluating expressions and formulas, unit conversions, interpreting and organizing data utilizing graphs, tables and linear equations. Emphasis is given to procedural skills to manipulating and evaluating formulas, and utilizing interval notation and interpreting algebraic notations and symbols.

Course Code
 MATH 142 Credits 4
Title Pre-Calculus
Prerequisite ACT Math 24; OLD SAT Math (prior to March 2016) 560; NEW SAT Math 580; Accuplacer College Level Math 50; Next Gen Accuplacer Advanced Algebra and Functions 255; MATH 099 Intermediate Algebra with grade B- or higher; OR MATH 127 College Algebra with grade C- or higher
Lasc Area Goal 4
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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 3
Title Trigonometry
Prerequisite ACT Math 24; OLD SAT Math (prior to March 2016) 560; NEW SAT Math 580; Accuplacer College Level Math 50; Next Gen Accuplacer Advanced Algebra and Functions 255; OR MATH 127 College Algebra with grade C- or higher
Lasc Area Goal 4
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Description Trigonometric functions, identities, applications. Must have successfully completed College Algebra or acceptable placement score. MnTC Goal 4.

Course Code
 MATH 210 Credits 3
Title Concepts from Discrete Mathematics
Prerequisite ACT Math 24; OLD SAT Math (prior to March 2016) 560; NEW SAT Math 580; Accuplacer College Level Math 50; Next Gen Accuplacer Advanced Algebra and Functions 255; OR MATH 127 College Algebra with grade C- or higher
Lasc Area Goal 4
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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 4
Title Survey of Differential Calculus with Algebra
Prerequisite ACT Math 23; OLD SAT Math (prior to March 2016) 540; NEW SAT Math 560; Accuplacer Intermediate Algebra 60; Next Gen Accuplacer Advanced Algebra and Functions 255; OR MATH 099 Intermediate Algebra with grade C- or higher.
Lasc Area Goal 4
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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 3
Title Topics in Calculus
Prerequisite ACT Math 24; OLD SAT Math (prior to March 2016) 560; NEW SAT Math 580; Accuplacer College Level Math 50; Next Gen Accuplacer Advanced Algebra and Functions 255; OR MATH 127 College Algebra with grade C- or higher. MATH 142 or MATH 143 can also be used as pre-reqs.
Lasc Area Goal 4
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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 3
Title Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Prerequisite Any of the following pre-reqs are required (all courses require grade of C- or higher: MATH 127, MATH 227, MATH 142, MATH 143, MATH 229, or MATH 261; ACT Math score of 24; NEW SAT Math score of 560; OLD SAT Math score (prior to March 2016) 580; Accuplacer College Math 50; OR Next Gen Accuplacer AAF score 255
Lasc Area Goal 4
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Description Measures of central tendency and variation, probability, probability distributions, sampling distributions and the central limit theorem, estimation and tests of hypotheses for population mean and population proportion, and simple linear regression. 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 235 Credits 1
Title Introduction to R
Prerequisite MATH 234
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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.