SSCI-S100: Strategies for Success in College Mathematics (3 cr.)
P: Mathematics Placement test. Students will develop strategies for learning and retaining college level mathematical concepts and procedures. Techniques for overcoming math anxiety and test anxiety will also be learned. Appropriate mathematical content will be taught to provide the students the opportunity to practice their new learning strategies and test-taking techniques. Upon completion of this course students will be well equipped for success in their first college credit mathematics course.
MATH-M 104 Foundations of College Algebra (3 cr.)
P: Mathematics Placement test or SSCI-S100. Students will develop critical problem solving skills, acquire an understanding of the core concept of functions and learn appropriate technology skills while strengthening their mastery of linear equations and inequalities, systems of linear equations, polynomial operations and graphing techniques for linear equations.
MATH-M 105 College Algebra (3 cr.)
P: Mathematics Placement test or Math-M104. Students will deepen their understanding of functions, acquire non-linear problem solving skills and develop the algebraic skills necessary for precalculus and general education mathematics courses: factoring; quadratic, polynomial, rational and radical equations and applications; and operations with rational expressions, radicals, and rational exponents.
MATH-M 118 Finite Mathematics (3 cr.)
P: Mathematics Placement test or two years of high school algebra or MATH-M 105. R: a grade of C- or better in MATH-M 105 or equivalent. Set theory, linear systems, matrices and determinants, probability, linear programming. Applications to problems from business and the social sciences.
MATH-M 119 Brief Survey of Calculus I (3 cr.) AND MA 16020: Brief Survey of Calculus I (3 cr.)
P: Mathematics Placement test OR two years of high school algebra OR MATH-M 125 or equivalent. R: a grade of C- or better in MATH-M 125 or equivalent. Introduction to calculus. Primarily for students in the social sciences. Not open to those who have had MATH-M 211 or MATH-M 215. Credit not given for both MATH-M 215 and MATH-M 119.
MATH-M 125 Precalculus Mathematics (3 cr.) AND MA 15300: Algebra and Trigonometry 1 (3 cr.)
P: Mathematics Placement test OR MATH-M 105. R: a grade of C- or better in MATH-M 105 or equivalent. Designed to prepare students for calculus. Algebraic operations, polynomials, functions and their graphs, conic sections, linear systems of equations.
MATH-M 126 Trigonometric Functions (3 cr.) AND MA 15400: Algebra and Trigonometry 2 (3 cr.)
P: Mathematics Placement test OR Math-M125. Designed to develop the properties of the trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions and to prepare for courses in calculus (MATH-M 211 or MATH-M 215).
MATH-M 133 Topics in Probability and Statistics (2 cr.)
P: Mathematics Placement test or Math-M105 or equivalent. Topics in set theory, probability, descriptive statistics, binomial and normal distributions, and confidence intervals.
MATH-M 134 Topics in Mathematics (2 cr.)
P: Mathematics Placement test or Math-M105 or equivalent. Variable topics in mathematics such as graph theory, logic, mathematics of personal finance, mathematics in music and art, modeling using regression, matrices and Markov chains, geometry, governmental mathematics, game theory and linear programming.
MATH-M 215 Calculus I (5 cr.)
P: Mathematics Placement test OR two years of high school algebra and trigonometry OR both MATH-M 125 and MATH-M 126. Coordinates, functions, limits, continuity, derivatives, definite and indefinite integrals, and applications. A student cannot receive credit for more than one of MATH-M 215, MATH-M 119, and MATH-M 211.
MA 15800: Pre-Calculus Functions and Trigonometry (3 cr) (Purdue Students only)
Functions, Trigonometry, and Algebra of calculus topics designed to fully prepare students for all first semester calculus courses. Functions topics include Quadratic, Higher Order Polynomials, Rational, Exponential, Logarithmic, and Trigonometric. Other focuses include graphing of functions and solving application problems. Not Available for credit toward graduation in the College of Science. Students may not receive credit for both MA 15400 and MA 15800. Students may not receive credit for both MA 15900 and MA 15800.