MATHEMATICS COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

For a complete list of Valencia's courses, see the course catalog here.

 

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MAC 1105. COLLEGE ALGEBRA.

3 3 0

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MAT 1033C or appropriate score on an approved assessment . Course based on the study of functions and their role in problem solving. Topics include graphing, the linear, quadratic, and exponential families of functions, and inverse functions. Students will be required to solve applied problems and communicate their findings effectively. Technology tools will be utilized in addition to analytical methods. Gordon Rule course. Minimum grade of C required if MAC 1105 is used to satisfy Gordon Rule and general education requirements.

MAC 1105H. COLLEGE ALGEBRA - HONORS.

3 3 0

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MAT 1033C or either appropriate score on an approved assessment. Course based on the study of functions and their role in problem solving. Topics include graphing, the linear, quadratic, and exponential families of functions, and inverse functions. In addition, course content will satisfy one honors program learning outcome. Students will be required to solve applied problems and communicate their findings effectively. Technology tools will be utilized in addition to analytical methods. Gordon Rule course. Minimum grade of C required if MAC 1105H is used to satisfy Gordon Rule.

MAC 1114. COLLEGE TRIGONOMETRY.

3 3 0

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MAC 1105 or an appropriate score on an approved assessment. Topics include a symbolical, graphical and numerical analysis of trigonometric functions; solutions of plane triangles and vectors. Applications emphasizing connections with other disciplines and with the real world will be included. Technology tools will be utilized in addition to analytical methods. Gordon Rule course. Minimum grade of C required if MAC 1114 is used to satisfy Gordon Rule and general education requirements.

MAC 1140. PRECALCULUS ALGEGRA.

3 3 0

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MAC 1105 or appropriate score on an approved assessment. Algebra preparation for the calculus sequence. Topics include a symbolical, graphical, and numerical analysis of polynomials, exponential, logarithmic, power, and rational functions; matrices, sequences, induction, binomial theorem and conic sections. Applications emphasizing connections with other disciplines and with the real world will be included. Technology tools will be utilized in addition to analytical methods. Gordon Rule course. Minimum grade of C required if MAC 1140 is used to satisfy Gordon Rule and general education requirements.

MAC 2233. CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCE.

3 4 0

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MAC 1105 or appropriate score on an approved assessment. Introduction to calculus with applications to business and social science. Topics include differentiation and integration of algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions, rates of change, curve sketching, and applications of the derivative and integration. Gordon Rule course. Minimum grade of C required if MAC 2233 is used to satisfy Gordon Rule and general education requirements.

MAC 2233H. CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCE.

3 4 0

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MAC 1105 or appropriate score on an approved assessment. Introduction to calculus with applications to business and social science. Topics include differentiation and integration of algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions, rates of change, curve sketching, and applications of the derivative and integration. Gordon Rule course. Minimum grade of C required if MAC 2233 is used to satisfy Gordon Rule and General Education requirements.

MAC 2311. CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I.

5 5 0

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MAC 1140 and MAC 1114 or MAC 1147. Topics include limits and continuity, derivatives of algebraic, trigonometric, and transcendental functions, applications of derivatives, definite and indefinite integral. Gordon Rule course. Minimum grade of C required if MAC 2311 is used to satisfy the Gordon Rule and general education requirements.

MAC 2311H. CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I - HONORS.

5 5 0

Prerequisites: Minimum grades of C in (MAC 1140 and MAC 1114) or MAC 1147, or appropriate score on an approved assessment. Same as MAC 2311 with honors content. Honors program permission required.

MAC 2312. CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY II.

5 5 0

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MAC 2311 Topics include differentiation and integration, techniques of integration, conic sections, and infinite series. Gordon Rule course. Minimum grade of C required if MAC 2312 is used to satisfy Gordon Rule and general education requirements.

MAC 2312H. CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY II - HONORS.

5 5 0

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MAC 2311 Same as MAC 2312 with honors content. Honors program permission required.

MAC 2313. CALCULUS WITH ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY III.

4 4 0

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MAC 2312. Topics include polar coordinates, vectors, three dimensional analytic geometry, parametric equations, partial derivatives, multiple integration.

MAE 2801. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MATHEMATICS CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION.

4 4 0

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MAC 1105 or appropriate score on an approved assessment. Mathematics appropriate for elementary school teacher. Topics include six basic sets of numbers, operations with whole numbers, integers and rational numbers, learning sequences, algorithms, problem solving techniques, error patterns, number systems, geometry, statistics, and graphing. Does not apply toward Gordon Rule or general education requirements.

MAT 0018C. DEVELOPMENTAL MATHEMATICS I. H1/H2 Eight (8) WEEK COURSES OFFERED IN FALL/SPRING

3 3 1

This is the first course in a college-preparatory, two-course sequence (MAT 0018C and MAT 0028C) designed to prepare students for MAT 1033C, Intermediate Algebra. This course emphasizes the fundamental mathematical operations with applications to beginning algebra. Significant time will be devoted to connections between mathematics and other academic disciplines and to applications outside educational settings. Minimum grade of C required for successful completion. This course does not apply towards mathematics requirements in general education or towards any associate degree. (Special Fee: $59.00).

MAT 0022C. DEVELOPMENTAL MATHEMATICS COMBINED.

4 4 1

Pre-requisite: Appropriate score on an approved assessment. This college-preparatory course is designed to prepare students for MAT 1033C Intermediate Algebra. Topics include sets, computations with decimals, percent, integer, operations with rational and polynomial expressions, solving linear equations and simplifying expressions, plan geometric figures and applications, graphic ordered pairs and lines and determining the intercepts of lines. A minimum grade of C is required for successful completion of this course. This course does not apply towards mathematics requirements in general education or towards any associate degree. (Special Fee: $59.00)

MAT 0028C. DEVELOPMENTAL MATHEMATICS II. H1/H2 Eight (8) WEEK COURSES OFFERED IN FALL/SPRING

3 3 1

Pre-requisite: Minimum grade of C in MAT 0018C or appropriate score on approved assessment. This college-preparatory course is designed to supplement the algebraic background of students prior to taking MAT 1033C Intermediate Algebra. Topics include sets, fundamental operations with polynomials, linear equations and inequalities with applications, factoring and its use in algebra, introduction to graphing of linear equations, introduction to radicals, and use of calculators to enhance certain concepts. A minimum grade of C is required for successful completion of this course. This course does not apply towards mathematics requirements in general education or towards any associate degree. (Special Fee: $59.00).

MAT 1033C. INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA.

3 3 1

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MAT0022C or MAT 0028C or MAT 0055 or MAT 0056 or appropriate score on an approved assessment. This course presents algebraic skills for MAC 1105. Topics include linear equations and inequalities in two variables and their graphs, systems of linear equations and inequalities, introductions to functions, factoring, algebraic functions, rational equations, radical and rational exponents, complex numbers, quadratic equations, scientific notation, applications of the above topics and the communication of mathematics. Applications emphasizing connections with disciplines and the real world will be included. This course carries general elective credit but does not satisfy either Gordon Rule or general education requirements. (Special Fee: $59.00).

MAT 1905. DIRECTED INDIVIDUAL STUDIES.

1-4 variable

Provides opportunity to develop specific individual program-related mathematical skills and/or concepts in individualized setting. May not be used in lieu of any mathematics course listed in catalog. Application must be made to department office.

MAT 2930. SELECTED TOPICS IN MATHEMATICS.

1-3 variable

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MAC 1102 or MAC 1104 or MAC 1105 or appropriate score on an approved assessment. Examines selected topics in mathematics based on historical, theoretical, application or research approach. Does not apply toward Gordon Rule or general education requirements. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied.

MAP 2302. DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS. 3 3 0
 
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MAC 2313 or departmental approval. Introduction to methods and applications of ordinary differential equations. Topics include first order differential equations and applications; higher order linear differential equations with applications; Laplace transforms; introduction to numerical methods.
       
MGF 1106. COLLEGE MATHEMATICS. 3 3 0
 
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MAT 0018C or higher or appropriate score on an approved assessment. Topics include systematic counting, probability, statistics, geometry, sets, logic, and the history of mathematics. Gordon Rule course. Minimum grade of C required if MGF 1106 is used to satisfy Gordon Rule and general education requirements.
       
MGF 1107. MATH FOR LIBERAL ARTS. 3 3 0
 
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MAT 1033C or MAC 1105 or MGF 1106 or STA 2023 or appropriate score on an approved assessment. This course covers topics chosen from problem solving, numeration and mathematical systems, financial mathematics, voting techniques and apportionment, chaos theory, graphy theory, knot theory, tilings and polyhedra, game theory, number theory, connections to other disciplines, and other special topics in mathematics. Gordon Rule course. Minimum grade of C required if course is used to satisfy Gordon Rule and General Education Requirements.
       
STA 1001C. INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL REASONING. 3 3 1
 
Prerequisite: Min. grade of C in MAT 0018C or higher or appropriate score on an approved assessment. This course provides students with an opportunity to acquire a reasonable level of statistical literacy and expand their understanding of statistical approaches to problem-solving. The main objective of this course is the development of statistical reasoning techniques and an introduction to the statistical analysis process. (Special Fee: $59.00).
       

STA 2023. STATISTICAL METHODS.

3 3 0

. Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in STA 1001C or MAT 1033C or MAC 1105 or satisfactory score on an approved assessment. An introductory statistics course covering collection, description and interpretation of data. Topics include sampling, summarizing data graphically and numerically, probability distributions, confidence interval estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression. Gordon Rule course. Minimum grade of C required if STA 2023 is used to satisfy Gordon Rule and general education requirements.

STA 2023H. STATISTICAL METHODS - HONORS.

3 3 0

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in STA 1001C or MAT 1033C or MAC 1105 or satisfactory score on an approved assessment. Same as STA 2023 with honors content. Honors program permission required.


 

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