# Course Descriptions

## MATH 040: Arithmetic

**Credits:**5.0

Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, operations with percentages, and measurement.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH 040J: Arithmetic

**Credits:**0.0

Review of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers, fractions, decimals and integers; ratios and proportions; percentages; applications; order of operations; focus on problem solving and math success skills.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH 060: Introduction to Algebra

**Credits:**5.0

Introduction to the concepts of algebra. Operations on signed numbers, solution of linear equations, exponents and algebraic fractions. Includes a review of some properties and operations of arithmetic. Intended for students who have had little or no algebra. **Prerequisite(s):** MATH 040 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or appropriate score on Math Placement Test.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH 079: Basic Algebra

**Credits:**5.0

Covers approximately the first half of MATH 080. Topics include simplifying expressions, solving equations, solving word problems, and graphing lines. Permit code required for registration. **Prerequisite(s):** MATH 060 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or appropriate score on the Math Placement Test.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH 080: Fundamentals of Algebra

**Credits:**5.0

Extends the material of MATH 060. Covers linear equations, graphing linear equations, systems of linear equations, polynomials, and quadratic equations. Intended to prepare students who have some background in algebra for MATH 090. These classes (except for online sections) meet in computer labs. **Prerequisite(s):** MATH 060 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or appropriate score on math placement test.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH 089: Basic Intermediate Algebra

**Credits:**5.0

Covers approximately the first half of MATH 090. Topics include inequalities, functions, rational expressions and equations, and equations of lines. Permit code required for registration. **Prerequisite(s):** MATH 080 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or appropriate score on the Math Placement Test.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH 090: Intermediate Algebra

**Credits:**5.0

Covers some topics of MATH 080 in greater depth. Additional topics include functions, rational expressions, rational exponents, radicals, and quadratic functions. Intended to prepare students for college level mathematics. These classes (except for online sections) meet in computer labs. **Prerequisite(s):** MATH 080 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or appropriate score on the Math Placement Test.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH 095: Liberal Arts Intermediate Algebra

**Credits:**5.0

Applications and algebraic techniques related to linear, quadratic, rational, and exponential functions. Not for students planning to take MATH 140, MATH&141, or MATH&146. Graphing calculator required. **Prerequisite(s):** MATH 080 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or appropriate score on Math Placement Test.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH& 107: Mathematics in Society

**Credits:**5.0

A math course for students not planning to take additional math courses. Introduces math topics used in a variety of liberal arts disciplines. Graphing calculator required. **Prerequisite(s):** MATH 090 or 095 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or appropriate score on math placement test.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH 140: Business Precalculus

**Credits:**5.0

Linear, quadratic, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions; solving equations; matrices and financial applications. Not intended for math or science majors. Graphing calculator required. **Prerequisite(s):** MATH 090 or equivalent with grade of 2.0 or higher, or appropriate score on math placement test.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH& 141: Precalculus I

**Credits:**5.0

General nature of functions. Linear, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Applications. Graphing calculator required. **Prerequisite(s):** MATH 090 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or higher or appropriate score on math placement test.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH& 142: Precalculus II

**Credits:**5.0

Continuation of MATH& 141. Polynomial, rational, trigonometric, and inverse trigonometric functions. Applications involving these and functions from MATH& 141. Graphing calculator required **Prerequisite(s):** MATH& 141 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH& 144: Precalculus I and II

**Credits:**5.0

An intensive refresher course in precalculus topics intended for students who plan to take the calculus sequence beginning with MATH& 151. Combines all topics of MATH& 141 and MATH& 142. Graphing calculator required. **Prerequisite(s):** Appropriate score on the Math Placement Test and high school precalculus or equivalent.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH& 146: Introduction to Statistics

**Credits:**5.0

Introduction to statistical methods and applications; organization of data, sampling, testing hypotheses, confidence intervals, regression, correlations. Graphing calculator required. **Prerequisite(s):** MATH 090 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or appropriate score on math placement test; and placement in ENGL& 101.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH& 148: Business Calculus

**Credits:**5.0

Introduction to differential and integral calculus. For students in business or other programs requiring a brief course in calculus; not for math or science majors. Graphing calculator required . **Prerequisite(s):** MATH 140 or MATH& 141 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH& 151: Calculus I

**Credits:**5.0

Limits, continuity, derivatives and applications. Differentiation of algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse trigonometric functions. Graphing calculator required. **Prerequisite(s):** MATH& 142 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or appropriate score on Math Placement Test.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH& 152: Calculus II

**Credits:**5.0

The integral and its applications. Integration involving algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse trigonometric functions. Graphing calculator required. **Prerequisite(s):** MATH& 151 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH& 153: Calculus III

**Credits:**5.0

Infinite sequences and series, vectors and vector functions, functions of several variables, and partial derivatives. Graphing calculator required. **Prerequisite(s):** MATH& 152 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH 155: Special Topics

**Credits:**Maximum of 5.0 possible

Seminars of current interest mathematics.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH& 171: Math for Elementary Education I

**Credits:**5.0

Examination of problem-solving techniques and mathematics related to topics taught at the K-8 level. Topics include number theory, set theory, functions and the use of technology. Recommended for prospective and current elementary school teachers. **Prerequisite(s):** MATH 090 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or appropriate score on math placement test.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH& 172: Math for Elementary Education II

**Credits:**5.0

Examination of problem-solving techniques and mathematics related to topics taught at the K-8 level. Topics include measurement, geometry and the use of technology. Recommended for prospective and current elementary school teachers. **Prerequisite(s):** MATH& 171 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH& 173: Math for Elementary Education III

**Credits:**5.0

Examination of problem-solving techniques and mathematics related to topics taught at the K-8 level. Topics include rational numbers, probability, statistics and the use of technology. Recommended for prospective and current elementary school teachers. **Prerequisite(s):** MATH& 171 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH 199: Special Projects in Mathematics

**Credits:**5.0

Note: Credit available with approval. For information contact the division secretary in Alderwood Hall 218 or phone 425.640.1679.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH& 254: Calculus IV

**Credits:**5.0

Partial differentiation, multiple integration, vector fields, line and surface integrals, Green's Theorem, Stokes' Theorem, Divergence Theorem, and applications. **Prerequisite(s):** MATH& 153 or equivalent, with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH 255: Special Topics

**Credits:**Maximum of 5.0 possible

Seminars of current interest in mathematics.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH 271: Differential Equations

**Credits:**5.0

First and second order differential equations and their applications, Laplace transforms, and series solutions of ordinary differential equations. Graphing calculator required. **Prerequisite(s):** MATH& 153 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or concurrent enrollment in MATH& 153.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH 272: Linear Algebra

**Credits:**5.0

Matrices, systems of equations, vector spaces, linear transformations, and eigenvalues. **Prerequisite(s):** MATH& 153 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

## MATH 299: Special Projects in Mathematics

**Credits:**5.0

Note: Credit available with approval. For information contact the division secretary in Alderwood Hall 218 or phone 425.640.1679.

**Course Level Objectives**

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: