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Course Descriptions

MATH 110 ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: Minimum of 80 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 811, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: This is the first course in a 2-part series covering elementary and intermediate algebra. Topics include the real number system, linear equations, linear inequalities, graphing, systems of equations, integer exponents, polynomials, factoring, proportions, rational expressions, and problem solving. Students who complete this course with a C or better are advised to enroll in MATH 120. Units do not apply toward AA/AS degree.

MATH 111 ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA I

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): 3 units of MATH 811, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: This course is equivalent to the first half of MATH 110. Topics include the real number system, linear equations, linear inequalities, graphing, and systems of equations. Students who complete this course with a C or better are advised to enroll in MATH 112. Units do not apply toward AA/AS degree.

MATH 112 ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA II

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 111.

Description: This course is equivalent to the second half of MATH 110 and is a continuation of MATH 111. Topics include integer exponents, polynomials, factoring, proportions, and rational expressions. Students who complete this course with a C or better are advised to enroll in MATH 122. Units do not apply toward AA/AS degree.

MATH 115 GEOMETRY

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: Minimum of 80 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 110 or 112, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: The objectives of this course are to learn about the properties of geometric objects (points, lines, triangles, quadrilaterals, other polygons, circles) in the plane, inductive and deductive reasoning and mathematical proof.

MATH 120 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: Minimum of 80 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 110 or 112, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: This is the second course in a 2-part series covering elementary and intermediate algebra and is a continuation of MATH 110. Topics include a review of equations, absolute value, lines and graphs, functions, rational exponents, radical expressions and equations, quadratic equations and graphs, exponential functions, and logarithmic functions. Additional topics may include conic sections and systems of equations.

MATH 122 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA I

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 110 or 112, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: This is the third course in a 4 part series covering elementary and intermediate algebra and is a continuation of MATH 112. Topics include a review of equations, absolute value, lines and graphs, functions, rational exponents, radical expressions and equations, and complex numbers. Students who complete this course with a C or better should enroll in MATH 123.

MATH 123 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA II

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 122.

Description: This is the last course in a 4 part series covering elementary and intermediate algebra and is a continuation of MATH 122. Topics include quadratic equations, inverse functions, exponential functions, and logarithmic functions. Optional topics include the conic sections and nonlinear systems.

MATH 125 ELEMENTARY FINITE MATHEMATICS

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 120 or 121 or 123, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: Topics include linear functions, system of linear equations, inequalities, matrices, mathematics of finance, linear programming, set theory, counting theory, and probability. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 130 ANALYTICAL TRIGONOMETRY

Units (Letter grade) 4; Class Hours: Minimum of 64 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 120 or 121 or 123, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: Covers trigonometric functions of angles and real numbers, graphs of the trigonometric functions, trigonometric equations, the proof and uses of trigonometric identities, solving triangles, inverse functions, and complex numbers. Transfer: CSU: B4.

MATH 140 MATHEMATICS FOR GENERAL EDUCATION

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 120 or 121 or 123, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: This course fulfills the general education requirements in mathematics, and is designed for majors with no specific math requirement. The goal is to develop in students an appreciation for the beauty and utility of mathematics. Topics can include logic, problem solving, probability, statistics, geometry, mathematics of finance, systems of numeration, mathematical modeling, and computers. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 190 PATHWAY TO STATISTICS

Units (Letter grade) 6 ; Class Hours: Minimum of 96 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 811, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: This accelerated course prepares students for transfer-level Statistics. It covers core concepts from elementary algebra, intermediate algebra, and descriptive statistics. Topics include ratios, rates, and proportional reasoning; arithmetic reasoning using fractions, decimals and percents; evaluating expressions, solving equations, analyzing algebraic forms to understand statistical measures; use of linear, quadratic, absolute value, exponential, and logarithmic functions to model bivariate data; graphical and numerical descriptive statistics for quantitative and categorical data. This course is designed for students who do not want to major in fields such as math, science, computer science, and business. Note: This course is NOT intended for students who plan to study science, technology, engineering, math, as well as business and other non-STEM majors. Please see your counselor.

MATH 200 ELEMENTARY PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS

Units (Letter grade) 4; Class Hours: Minimum of 64 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 120 or 121 or 123, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: This course presents the basic concepts underlying statistical methods and covers descriptive statistics, probability, probability distributions, hypothesis testing, estimates and sample sizes, correlation and regression, chi-square tests, analysis of variance, and nonparametric statistics. Technology is integrated into the course. Applications of statistics to business, life sciences, social sciences, psychology, and other areas are included. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 222 PRE-CALCULUS COLLEGE ALGEBRA/TRIGONOMETRY

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: Minimum of 80 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 130 or appropriate placement on the District math placement test or other measures as appropriate.

Description: Equivalent to MATH 219. Unification of college algebra and analytical trigonometry based on the function concept. Topics include: linear, polynomial, power, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and rational functions and their transformations, compositions, inverses and combinations; complex numbers, vectors, matrices, sequences, series, parametric equations and conic sections. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC*. (IGETC: 2).

MATH 241 APPLIED CALCULUS I

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: Minimum of 80 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): MATH 120 or 123, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: The first class in a two semester calculus sequence designed for business, social science, technology, and life science majors. Topics include a review of functions, the derivative, applications of the derivative, and an introduction to the integral. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC*. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 242 APPLIED CALCULUS II

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): MATH 130 and 241.

Description: The second half of a two-semester calculus sequence designed for business, social sciences, technology, and life sciences majors. Topics include the integral, techniques of integration, multivariable calculus, and differential equations. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC*. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 251 ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS I

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: Minimum of 80 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 219 or 222, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: This course is an introduction to calculus and analytic geometry including limits, continuity of functions, definition of differentiation, derivation of formulas, applications, anti-differentiation and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC*. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 252 ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS II

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: Minimum of 80 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): MATH 251.

Description: This course is the second in a series of calculus and analytic geometry. This course covers the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, antiderivatives, integral applications and techniques, power series and infinite series topics such as series testing and analysis of Taylor and power series. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC*. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 253 ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS III

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: Minimum of 80 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): MATH 252.

Description: This course is the third in a series of calculus and analytic geometry. This is the calculus of multivariable functions. The course covers topics in vectors, partial derivatives, double and triple integrals, line integrals and vector analysis theory such as Green's, Stokes', and Gauss' Theorems. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 268 DISCRETE MATHEMATICS

Units (Grade Option) 4; Class Hours: Minimum of 64 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 251.

Description: Covers topics in discrete mathematics with particular emphasis on computer science applications. Includes logic, sets, functions and relations mathematical induction, recursion, Boolean algebra, elementary number theory, probability, algebraic structures, statistics, graphs, counting and combinatorics. Transfer: CSU, UC.

MATH 270 LINEAR ALGEBRA - HONORS

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): MATH 252.

Description: Application of vectors and matrices to systems of linear equations, linear transformations, eigenvectors and eigenvalues, vector spaces and inner products. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 275 ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS - HONORS

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): MATH 252.

Description: Applications involving differential equations and analytical, graphical and numerical solutions of linear differential equations and systems of linear differential equations, power-series solutions of nonlinear differential equations, and solution of linear differential equations with constant coefficients by Laplace Transforms. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 680CA FAST TRACK TO CALCULUS

Units (Letter grade) 6; Class Hours: Minimum of 96 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 120 or 121 or 123, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: This accelerated course combines the topics of Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus and is designed to fulfill the requirements of both courses in a single course. Topics include a study of functions, function families, their properties and transformations, compositions, inverses and combinations, complex numbers, and vectors. Function families include linear, trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential, polynomial, power, and rational. Multiple representations of functions are emphasized. Transfer: CSU.

MATH 695 INDEPENDENT STUDY

Units (Grade Option) 0.5-3; Class Hours: By Arrangement; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed for students who are interested in furthering their knowledge via self-paced, individualized instruction provided in selected areas or directed study to be arranged with instructor and approved by the division dean using the Independent Study Form. Varying modes of instruction can be used -- laboratory, research, skill development, etc. For each unit earned, students are required to devote three hours per week throughout the semester. Students may take only one Independent Study course within a given discipline. Transfer: CSU.

MATH 811 PRE-ALGEBRA

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 32 lecture/48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Covers the fundamental processes in arithmetic: reading mathematical notation, translating words into symbols, and properties of the real number system. Introduction to geometry and algebra. Units do not apply toward AA/AS degree.

MATH 818 BASIC MATHEMATICS FOR HEALTH SCIENCE

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 16 lecture hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Reviews basic mathematical skills necessary for the Health Science field. Topics include basic operations with real numbers, scientific notation, ratios, proportions, percentages, basic statistics, and Apothecary measurement. Units do not apply toward AA/AS degree.

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