Mathematics (MATH)

MATH 094. Math Concepts for Elem Tchrs 1. (1 Credit)

Mathematics Concepts for Elementary Teachers 1, 2, and 3 is a series of individualized courses designed to enable pre-service Early Childhood and Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence teachers build their mathematics content knowledge. Students will gain a stronger understanding of foundational mathematics concepts and gain procedural proficiency. In addition, students will enhance their written and verbal mathematics communication skills.

Prerequisite: None

MATH 095. Math Concepts for Elem Tchrs 2. (1 Credit)

Mathematics Concepts for Elementary Teachers 1, 2, and 3 is a series of individualized courses designed to enable pre-service Early Childhood and Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence teachers build their mathematics content knowledge. Students will gain a stronger understanding of foundational mathematics concepts and gain procedural proficiency. In addition, students will enhance their written and verbal mathematics communication skills.

Prerequisite: None

MATH 096. Math Concepts for Elem Tchrs 3. (1 Credit)

Mathematics Concepts for Elementary Teachers 1, 2, and 3 is a series of individualized courses designed to enable pre-service Early Childhood and Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence teachers build their mathematics content knowledge. Students will gain a stronger understanding of foundational mathematics concepts and gain procedural proficiency. In addition, students will enhance their written and verbal mathematics communication skills.

Prerequisite: None

MATH 101. Beginning Algebra. (3 Credits)

remedial course. Students learn fundamental concepts involving sets, whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, and irrational numbers. Students learn to use basic operations to solve problems. 3 credits.

Prerequisite: None

MATH 109. Basics for Mathematics. (3 Credits)

Basic College Mathematics presents the basics of mathematics including fractions, decimals, ratio and proportion, percents, basics of descriptive statistics and probability, graphing calculator use, introductory algebra concepts, the use of mathematics in solving real life problems, and geometry. This course is appropriate for students who need to review foundational math skills prior to taking the required core math course.

Prerequisite: None

MATH 119. Number Sense: Teaching Pre K-9. (3 Credits)

Number Sense is the first course in a two-course sequence that presents an integrated approach to mathematics content and methods appropriate for early childhood, elementary, and middle school pre-service teachers. Emphasis is on constructing knowledge through problem solving, communication, reasoning, connecting mathematical ideas, representation, and generalization. Pre-service teachers will develop their conceptual understanding of ‘‘number’’. Specific number sense topics include numeration systems, number theory, concepts of numbers and operations (whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimals, percents, and ratios), estimation, and proportional reasoning. Preservice teachers will invent strategies to solve computations.

Prerequisite: None

MATH 120. Data & Space:Teaching Pre K-9. (3 Credits)

Data and Space is the second course in a two-course sequence that presents an integrated approach to mathematics content and methods appropriate for early childhood, elementary, and middle school pre-service teachers. Emphasis is on constructing knowledge through problem solving, communication, reasoning, connecting mathematical ideas, representation, and generalization. Pre-service teachers will develop their conceptual understanding of ‘‘uncertainty’’ and ‘‘geometry’’. Topics include collecting, representing and analyzing data; concepts of chance; strategies for determining probability of events; functions; properties of 2-D and 3-D figures; transformations, similarity and symmetries; measurement systems; perimeter, area, volume, and surface area; and topology.

Prerequisite: None

MATH 121. Intermediate Algebra. (3 Credits)

Intermediate Algebra continues the study of algebra combining previously acquired algebraic knowledge with new topics. Content includes: real numbers, exponents, polynomials, linear equations, quadratic equations, systems of equations, functions, graphing, rational expressions, and determinants.

Prerequisite: None

MATH 125. Contemporary Math. (3 Credits)

Contemporary Mathematics presents problem solving, structure and properties of the real number systems, number theory, principles of descriptive and inferential statistics, probability and geometry topics. Emphasis is on application to real life situations.

Prerequisites: MATH 121, AL 122, AL 109, or acceptable test score.

MATH 128. College Algebra. (3 Credits)

College Algebra presents linear, quadratic, polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions and their graphs, asymptotes and end-behavior of functions, inverse functions, systems of equations, and applications of these.

Prerequisite: None

MATH 130. Basics of Statistics. (3 Credits)

studies the basic methods of sampling and interpreting data probability, the normal distribution, correlation, hypothesis testing and confidence intervals. For B.S.N. Completion students only. 3 credits.

Prerequisites: Three years of high school college preparatory mathematics or MATH 121.

MATH 150. Trigonometry. (3 Credits)

This course provides the essential elements of trigonometry, particularly emphasizing the trigonometric functions.

Prerequisites: two years of high school college preparatory algebra and one year of geometry or MATH 121.

MATH 176. Finite Math. (3 Credits)

Finite Mathematics presents systems of equations, matrices, systems of inequalities, linear programming, mathematics of finance, combinatorics, and elementary probability theory. Applications are chosen from business, life sciences, and social sciences.

Prerequisite: MATH 122.

MATH 197. Applied Calculus. (3 Credits)

Applied Calculus presents the basic concepts of differential and integral calculus including limits, continuity, differentiation, and integration of real-valued functions. Applications are chosen from business, life sciences, and social sciences.

Prerequisites: 4 years of high school college preparatory mathematics or MATH 128.

MATH 201. Calculus I. (4 Credits)

Calculus I presents limits, continuity, and differentiation of real valued functions as well as their applications. Integration of functions and their applications are also discussed.

Prerequisites: four years of high school mathematics or MATH 128 and MATH 150.

MATH 202. Calculus II. (4 Credits)

Calculus II presents analytic geometry, integration and differentiation of trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Techniques of integration, improper integrals, parametric equations, and differential equations are also discussed. Sequences and series are also introduced.

Prerequisites: MATH 201.

MATH 203. Calculus III. (4 Credits)

Calculus III presents vectors, vector-valued functions, partial derivatives, and multiple integration with applications. An introduction to vector calculus is also presented including vector fields, line integrals, and surface integrals.

Prerequisites: MATH 202.

MATH 205. Statistics I. (3 Credits)

Statistics I presents the basic methods of sampling and interpreting data, probability, the normal distribution, correlation, hypothesis testing and confidence intervals.

Prerequisite: None

MATH 220. Discrete Math. (3 Credits)

Discrete Mathematics presents the topics of sets, proof, boolean algebra, logic, induction, combinatorics, graph theory, functions, and algorithms. Prerequisites MATH 201 or MATH 197 or equivalent.

Prerequisite: None

MATH 305. Statistics II. (3 Credits)

Statistics II is a course designed to continue the student’s background in probability and statistics. Students examine ANOVA, two sample tests, regression and multiple regression, non-parametric statistics, and the Chi-square distribution.

Prerequisite: None

MATH 313. Math in the Middle School. (3 Credits)

MATH 321. Abstract Algebra. (3 Credits)

Abstract Algebra is a study of sets, mappings, operations, relations, partitions, and the basic algebraic structures; groups, rings, integral domains, fields, and vector spaces. Strongly recommended for those in secondary mathematics.

Prerequisites: Math 202 and approval of the Mathematics Department.

MATH 322. Probability for Actuaries. (3 Credits)

Probability for Actuaries presents general probability theory, univariate probability distributions, and multivariate probability distributions including conditional and marginal.

Prerequisites: MATH 205 and MATH 203.

MATH 325. Linear Algebra and Differential Equations. (4 Credits)

Linear algebra dnd Differential Equations presents elementary linear algebra, including matrices and determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations, solutions of linear systems, and differential equations including series of equations.

Prerequisites: MATH 203.

MATH 331. Geometry. (3 Credits)

Geometry is a study of postulational development of Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries.

Prerequisites: MATH 202 or departmental approval.

MATH 341. Differential Equations. (3 Credits)

MATH 400. Math Internship. (1-6 Credits)

MATH 441. Real Analysis. (3 Credits)

Real Analysis presents differentiation and convergence in a real n-space; topology of the real line and metric spaces; theory of the integral; and uniform convergence.

Prerequisites: MATH 203.

MATH 461. Probability & Statistics. (3 Credits)

MATH 490. Math Senior Seminar. (3 Credits)

Senior Seminar is the culminating undergraduate experience in mathematics. It provides an opportunity for the student to work with a specific topic from the spectrum of mathematical knowledge. An individual research project will be required.

Prerequisites: Senior standing and at least 24 credits in mathematics courses.