College Level Courses - Mathematics Department

College Level Courses

LIBERAL ARTS/HUMANITIES MAJORS:
College Mathematics I (MA 101) - 3 credits
Also offered as a Writing Intensive course
Outline & Syllabus (doc)
Study and application of the concepts of symbolic logic, sets, finite and infinite mathematical systems.  
 
College Mathematics II (MA 102) - 3 credits Outline & Syllabus (doc)
Continuation of MA101, Study and application of the concepts of algebra and geometry in problem solving, probability, and statistics.  
 
Basic Statistics (MA 103) - 3 credits
Also offered as a Writing Intensive course
Outline & Syllabus (doc)
Development and application of statistical concepts including descriptive statistics, probability, normal distribution, tests of statistical differences, sampling theory and correlation.
 
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MAJORS:
Mathematics for Management (MA 110) -  3 credits Outline & Syllabus (doc)
An introduction to linear programming and the mathematics of Finance. Topics include equations, inequalities, functions, graphs, matrix algebra, and linear programming applications.
 
Business Calculus (MA 111) - 4 Credits Outline & Syllabus (doc)
Introduction to calculus with applications to business. Topics include functions, curve sketching, differentiation and integration of algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions, applications of the derivative, optimization, modeling and integration.
 
MATH/SCIENCE MAJORS:
College Algebra (MA 108) - 3 credits Outline & Syllabus (doc)
Study and application of the concept of sets, relations, functions, and the real number system. Topics include polynomials, rational expressions, and radicals. Emphasis is placed on solving polynomial and rational equations as well as linear systems, graphing linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, and rational functions.
 
Pre-Calculus Mathematics (MA 109) - 4 credits Outline & Syllabus (doc)
Preparation for calculus. Topics include study of functions, and emphasis is placed on the properties of inverse, trigonometric, logarithmic, and exponential functions and analytic geometry.
 
Applied Calculus (MA 115) - 4 credits Outline & Syllabus (doc)
A study of the concept of limits, differentiation and integration of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions. Emphasis on the use of Calculus as a tool to solve application problems.
 
Calculus I (MA 120) - 4 credits Outline & Syllabus (doc)
Study of the concepts of limits, continuity, derivatives and differentiation of algebraic and trigonometric functions. Applications of the derivative, maxima, and minima. Introduction to antiderivatives, Riemann Sum, and the Fundamental Theorems.
 
Calculus II (MA 121) - 4 credits Outline & Syllabus (doc)
Continuation of MA 120. Study and application of the concepts of antiderivatives, definite integrals, and techniques of integration. Topics include transcendental functions, improper integrals and infinite series.
 
Discrete Structures (MA 150) - 3 credits Outline & Syllabus (doc)
Introduces the students to the theoretical foundations of Computer Science. It exposes them to reasoning in a systematic way when describing algorithms and other Computer Science applications. The students will be introduced to a variety of topics including: Sets, Relations, Logic proofs, Functions, Permutations, Recursion, Trees, Graphs, Groups, Languages, Finite-State Machines and Computability.
 
Elementary Linear Algebra (MA 200) - 4 credits Outline & Syllabus (doc)
A study of finite dimensional vector spaces. Topics include vectors and vector spaces, matrices, determinants, systems of linear equations, kernels, linear transformations, quadratic forms, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, and applications.
 
Calculus III (MA 201) - 4 credits Outline & Syllabus (doc)
Continuation of MA 121. Study and application of power series, polar coordinates, multivariable functions, vector valued functions, partial derivatives, multiple integration, and vector calculus.
 
Differential Equations (MA 202) - 4 credits Outline & Syllabus (doc)
Application of differential equations and their standard methods of solution. Topics include linear differential equations of the first and higher orders, linear equations of the second order, exact and total differential equations, simultaneous equations, numerical approximations, and series solution.
 
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