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Courses - Fall 2017
MATH
Mathematics Department Site
MATH107
Introduction to Math Modeling and Probability
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSMA
Prerequisite: Must have math eligibility of Math 107 or higher; and math eligibility is based on Math Placement Exam or successful completion of MATH003 with appropriate eligibility.
Restriction: Not open to students majoring in mathematics, engineering, business, life sciences, and the physical sciences;; and must not have completed MATH120, MATH130, or MATH140; and must not have completed MATH220; and must not have completed any MATH or STAT course with a prerequisite of MATH120, MATH130, MATH140 or MATH220.
Credit only granted for: STAT100, MATH107, MATH110, MATH111, MATH112, or MATH113.
Formerly: Math 110 and Math 111.
Additional information: Students who have credits for MATH107 may not also receive credits for STAT100, MATH110, MATH 111, MATH112, or MATH113.
A goal is to convey the power of mathematics as shown by a variety of problems which can be modeled and solved by quantitative means. Also included is an introduction to probability. Topics include data analysis, equations, systems of equations, inequalities, elementary linear programming, Venn diagrams, counting, basic probability, permutations, combinations, tree diagrams, standard normal and normal distributions. The mathematics of finance is covered. The course includes problem solving and decision making in economics, management, and social sciences.
MATH113
College Algebra and Trigonometry
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSMA
Prerequisite: Must have math eligibility of MATH113 or higher; and math eligibility is based on the Math Placement Exam or the successful completion of MATH 003 with appropriate eligibility.
Restriction: Must not have completed MATH120, MATH140, MATH112, MATH115, or MATH130; and must not have completed any course with a prerequisite of MATH120, MATH130, MATH140 or MATH220; and must not have completed MATH220.
Credit only granted for: Students who have credits for MATH113 may not also receive credits for MATH107, MATH110, MATH112, or MATH115.
Topics include elementary functions including graphs and applications of: polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Systems of equations and applications. Trigonometric functions: angle and radian measure, graphs and applications.
MATH115
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSMA
Prerequisite: Must have math eligibility of MATH115 or higher; and math eligibility is based on the Math Placement Exam or the successful completion of MATH003 with appropriate eligibility. Or MATH113.
Restriction: Must not have completed MATH140; and must not have completed any MATH or STAT course with a prerequisite of MATH140.
Credit only granted for: Students who have credits for MATH115 may not also receive credits for MATH112 or MATH113.
Preparation for MATH120, MATH130 or MATH140. Elementary functions and graphs: polynomials, rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions. Algebraic techniques preparatory for calculus.
All sections will require the use of a TI graphics calculator. Instructor will use a TI-83 or a TI-83+,TI 84, TI 84+, TI 86, or TI 89 calculator.
MATH120
Elementary Calculus I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSAR, FSMA
Prerequisite: 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH112, MATH113, MATH115). Or must have math eligibility of MATH120 or higher; and math eligibility is based on the Math Placement Test.
Restriction: Not open to students majoring in mathematics, engineering, the biological sciences, biochemistry, chemistry, or the physical sciences.
Credit only granted for: MATH120, MATH130, MATH140, or MATH220.
Formerly: MATH 220.
Basic ideas of differential and integral calculus, with emphasis on elementary techniques of differentiation and applications.
MATH130
Calculus I for the Life Sciences
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSAR, FSMA
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH115.
Restriction: Must be in a major in CMNS-Biological Sciences UG Program; and not open to students majoring in mathematics, engineering, or the physical sciences.
Credit only granted for: MATH120, MATH130, MATH220, or MATH140.
Basic ideas of differential integral calculus, with emphasis on elementary techniques and applications to the life sciences.
MATH140
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSAR, FSMA
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH115. Or must have math eligibility of MATH140 or higher; and math eligibility is based on the Math Placement Test.
Credit only granted for: MATH120, MATH130, MATH220, or MATH140.
Introduction to calculus, including functions, limits, continuity, derivatives and applications of the derivative, sketching of graphs of functions, definite and indefinite integrals, and calculation of area. The course is especially recommended for science, engineering and mathematics majors.
All sections will require the use of a TI graphics calculator. Instructor will use a TI-83, TI-83+, TI 84, TI 84+, TI 86, or TI 89 calculator. Emphasis on student interaction in groups, including team approach to solving calculus based problems. There will be 3 one-hour lectures and 2 eighty-minute workshops each week with enhanced assistance and support for students.
MATH140H
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSAR, FSMA
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH115. Or must have math eligibility of MATH140 or higher; and math eligibility is based on the Math Placement Test.
Credit only granted for: MATH120, MATH130, MATH220, or MATH140.
Introduction to calculus, including functions, limits, continuity, derivatives and applications of the derivative, sketching of graphs of functions, definite and indefinite integrals, and calculation of area. The course is especially recommended for science, engineering and mathematics majors.
For general honors students only. Offered fall only. All sections will require the use of a TI graphics calculator. Instructor will use a TI-83 TI-83+, TI 84, TI 84+, TI 86, or TI 89 calculator.
STAT
Statistics and Probability Department Site
STAT100
Elementary Statistics and Probability
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSAR, FSMA
Prerequisite: MATH110, MATH112, MATH113, or MATH115; or permission of CMNS-Mathematics department; or must have math eligibility of STAT100 or higher and math eligibility is based on the Math Placement Exam or the successful completion of Math 003 with appropriate eligibility.
Restriction: Must not have completed MATH111; or must not have completed any MATH or STAT course with a prerequisite of MATH141.
Credit only granted for: STAT100, MATH107 or MATH111.
Simplest tests of statistical hypotheses; applications to before-and-after and matched pair studies. Events, probability, combinations, independence. Binomial probabilities, confidence limits. Random variables, expected values, median, variance. Tests based on ranks. Law of large numbers, normal approximation. Estimates of mean and variance.