Mathematics

MTH 10403 Mathematics Review

A development of basic mathematics. Topics include: the set of integers, the set of rational numbers, and introductory algebra. Applications involving ratios, proportions,percentage, and measurement are included. May not be used as mathematics elective. Course fee required.

Offered Fall, Spring, Summer for 3 Semester hours.

 

MTH 11203 Introductory Algebra

An introduction to the concepts and techniques of algebra. Topics include: properties of the real numbers, variables, algebraic expressions, solving first and second degree  equations, graphing, linear equations, systems of linear equations, and exponents. Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in MTH 10403 or equivalent skill level as indicated by the score on the placement exam. May not be used as mathematics elective. Course fee required.

Offered Fall, Spring, Summer for 3 Semester hours.

MTH 11403 Intermediate Algebra

A study of the techniques of algebra for students having some background in algebra. Topics include: exponents and radicals, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, solving second degree equations, and graphing quadratic equations. Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in MTH 11203 or equivalent. Skill level as indicated by the score on the placement exam. May not be used as mathematics elective. Course fee required.

Offered Spring, Summer for 3 Semester hours.

MTH 11505 Mathematics for Educators I

An introduction to the fundamentals of mathematics for education majors. Topics include: problem-solving strategies, sets, numeration systems, integer and rational number operations, real numbers, and functions. Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in MTH 11403 or equivalent skill level as indicated by the score on the placement exam. May not  be used as mathematics elective. Course fee required.

Offered Fall for 5 Semester hours.

MTH 11903 Mathematics for Nurses

This course introduces the nursing student to the math skills necessary for medication dosage calculation. The student will expand on previous knowledge of percentages, proportions, and changing units. Additional concepts discussed are legal/ethical accountability related to medication administration and the use of the nursing process in medication administration. Upon completion of the course, the student demonstrates proficiency in medication dosage calculation.

Offered Fall for 3 Semester hours.

MTH 13404 College Algebra

An introduction to functions. Topics include: algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Also included are systems of linear and nonlinear equations, conic sections, vectors, and an introduction to sequences with a graphing calculator. A graphing calculator is required. This course may not be used as a mathematics elective. Prerequisite: C or better in MTH 11203. (Note: MTH 13404 College Algebra together with MTH 14403 Trigonometry are equivalent to MTH 14505 Precalculus.) Course fee required.

Offered for 4 Semester hours.

MTH 14403 Trigonometry

An introduction to trigonometric functions, Emphasis is placed on graphing with a graphing calculator. A graphing calculator is required. This course may not be used as a mathematics elective. Course fee required.

Note: MTH 13404 College Algebra (C- or better) together with MTH 14403 Trigonometry are equivalent to MTH 14505 Precalculus,

Offered for 3 Semester hours.

MTH 14505 (TM) Pre-calculus

An introduction to functions. Topics include: algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. Also included are systems of linear and non-linear equations, conic sections, vectors, sequences and series. Emphasis is placed on graphing with a graphing calculator. A graphing calculator is required. Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in MTH 11403 or equivalent skill level as indicated by the score on the placement exam. May not be used as mathematics elective. Course fee required.

Offered Fall, Spring for 5 Semester hours.

MTH 15101 Bridge to Mathematics for Educators I

This course is a companion course to MTH 11505 Mathematics for Educators I. This course is designed to help the student build the basic mathematical skills needed to be successful in MTH 11505.

Offered Fall for 1 Semester hours.

MTH 15105 (TM) Calculus I

Pre- calculus Review, Limits, Continuity, The Derivative, Applications of the Derivative, the Definite Integral, the Indefinite Integral, and Applications of the Integral.. Prerequisite: MTH 14505 Pre-calculus or equivalent skill level as indicated by the score on the placement exam. Course fee required.

Offered Fall, Spring for 5 Semester hours.

MTH 15204 Calculus II

continuation of Math 15105. Topics include: transcendental functions, techniques of integration, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, sequences, series, parametric equation, polar coordinators, and elementary differential equations. Prerequisite: MTH 15105. Course fee required.

Offered Spring for 4 Semester hours.

MTH 15304 Multivariable Calculus

A continuation of MTH 15204. Topics include: vectors in two and three dimensions, analytic geometry in three dimensions, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, and vector calculus. Prerequisite: MTH 15204. Course fee required.

Offered Fall for 4 Semester hours.

MTH 18803 Algebra Pilot

This course is webbased, and it allows the student to proceed through the material covered in MTH 10403 Math Review, MTH 11203 Introductory Algebra, and MTH 11403 Intermediate Algebra at a somewhat self-placed manner with an instructor present in the room. Upon completion of MTH 18803, the student’s grade is posted according to the material completed, and it is so indicated on the student’s transcript.

Offered Fall, Spring, Summer for 3 Semester hours.

MTH 21104 Quantitative Reasoning

The core topics covered in this course are statistics and probability, mathematical modeling, and numeracy. These topics will be covered by utilizing current world applications to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills. This is designed for students who are seeking non-STEM related degrees.

Offered for 4 Semester hours.

MTH 21404 (TM) Introductory Probability and Statistics

An introduction to probability and statistics. Topics include: organizing data, graphical presentations of data, measures of central tendency and dispersion, relative standing, normal curve theory, elementary probability, correlation and simple regression, chi-square, and hypothesis testing of means for one and two samples. Mathematics credit is not given for both MTH 21404 and MTH 21803. Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in MTH 11203 or equivalent skill level as indicated by the score on the placement exam. May not be used as mathematics elective. Course fee required.

Offered Fall, Spring for 4 Semester hours.

MTH 21704 Introduction to Probability

An introduction to probability and descriptive statistics. Topics include: introductory probability; conditional probability; combinatorics; random variables; expected value; discrete probability distributions (binomial, geometric, hyper-geometric, Poisson); graphical representations of data; measures of central tendency, variation, and relative standing; and normal curve probabilities. Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in MTH 11403 or equivalent skill level as indicated by score obtained on mathematics placement  examination. Course fee required.

Offered for 4 Semester hours.

MTH 21803 Introduction to Statistics

A continuation of MTH 21704. Topics include: sampling distributions; confidence intervals for means and proportions; hypothesis testing for means, proportions, and variances; correlation and simple linear regression; chisquare; curve- fitting; multiple regression; and ANOVA. Mathematics credit is not given for both MTH 21803 and MTH 21404. Prerequisite: MTH 21704. Course fee required.

Offered for 3 Semester hours.

MTH 25403 Discrete Mathematics

An introduction to discrete mathematics with emphasis on problem solving. Topics include: elementary set theory, introductory logic, number systems, algorithms, permutations, combinations, recurrence relations, mathematical induction, matrices, and graph theory. Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in MTH 11403 or equivalent skill level as indicated by the score on the placement exam. Course fee required.

Offered Spring for 3 Semester hours.

MTH 26603 Number Theory

A study of basic concepts of abstract number theory. Topics include: divisors and prime numbers, Diophantine equations, linear and quadratic equations, and continued fractions. Prerequisite: MTH 25403

Offered Spring for 3 Semester hours.

MTH 27403 College Geometry

A formal approach to the development of Euclidean geometry and an introduction to non-Euclidean geometry. Special emphasis is placed on the construction of geometric proofs. Prerequisite: MTH 25403 Course fee required.

Offered Spring for 3 Semester hours.

MTH 27703 Differential Equations I

A study of first and second order ordinary differential equations with emphasis on applications. Topics include solutions of linear, separable, exact, Bernoulli’s, Euler’s and higher order linear constant coefficient differential equations; finding solutions using Laplace and Inverse Laplace transforms. Prerequisite: MTH 15304 Course fee required.

Offered Spring for 3 Semester hours.

MTH 28801-05 Selected Topics in Mathematics

A study of topics not included in other course offerings. May be repeated to a maximum of ten hours. Prerequisite: As required.  Course fee required.

Offered On Demand for 1-5 Semester hours.

MTH 37403 Mathematical Models

An introduction to mathematical modeling. Discrete and continuous mathematical models of real-world problems in various disciplines are analyzed numerically, graphically, and analytically through techniques of algebra, geometry, calculus, numerical analysis, and available technology. Topics include: graphing, recursion formulas, difference equations, curve fitting, continuous optimization techniques, and linear programming. Prerequisite: MTH 15204 (may be taken concurrently).

Offered Fall for 3 Semester hours.

MTH 37903 Differential Equations II

A continuation of MTH 27703. Topics include: series solutions, Gamma function, systems of differential equations, numerical methods, and Fourier series. Prerequisite: MTH 27703

Offered On Demand for 3 Semester hours.

MTH 38403 Linear Algebra

An introduction to the basic concepts of linear algebra. Topics include: systems of linear equations, vector spaces, linear transformations, matrices, determinants, orthogonality, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors. Prerequisite: MTH 25403

Offered Fall for 3 Semester hours.

MTH 38603 Abstract Algebra

An introduction to modern abstract algebra. Topics include: groups, integral domains, rings, fields, modules, and vector spaces. Prerequisite: MTH 25403

Offered Fall for 3 Semester hours.

MTH 43403 History of Mathematics

A survey of the history of mathematics from the ancient Egyptian and Babylonian cultures to the present. Emphasis on the Greek period, the Renaissance of mathematics during the seventeenth century, and transition to the twentieth century. Prerequisite: MTH 15204.

Offered Fall for 3 Semester hours.

MTH 44403 Real Variables

A rigorous approach to the study of continuous functions. Topics include: sequences, series, limits, derivatives, and integrals. Prerequisite: MTH 25403

Offered Fall for 3 Semester hours.

MTH 48801-05 Selected Topics in Mathematics

A study of topics not included in other course offerings. The format may be independent or directed studies or a scheduled class. Open to majors in mathematics. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and School Chair. Additional prerequisites: As required.

Offered for Semester hours.