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95. Basic Mathematics and Beginning Algebra. Designed to help students review and master beginning algebra and basic mathematical skills. (This is a pre-college course which does not count toward scholarships or graduation.) Fee required.

100. Quantitative Reasoning Prep (3) (F, W, S) A practical course directed toward applications of mathematics.  Deals with percent, areas, volumes, proportions, statistics, etc.  The student also becomes well acquainted with the metric system and the US Common system.

101. Intermediate Algebra (3) (F, W, S) Sets, real number system, functions, graphs, algebraic manipulations, linear and quadratic equations, systems of equations, word problems.  Approximately equivalent to second year high school algebra.

107. Quantitative Reasoning. (3) (F, W, S) Practical applications of mathematics in the context of logic, finance, statistics, probability, and other areas.

110. College Algebra (3) (F, W, S) Functions and Graphs, Theory of Equations, Inequalities, Polynomials, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, Systems of Equations, Matrices, and Determinants. (Prerequisite: Intermediate Algebra background.)

111. Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry (3) (F, W, S) Circular functions, triangle relationships, identities, inverse trigonometric functions, trigonometric equations, vectors, complex numbers, DeMoivre's theorem and analytic geometry. (Prerequisite: Proficiency in College Algebra or equivalent.)

112. Calculus I (5) (F, W, S) Basic theoretical concepts and applications of differentiation and integration. Applications in two dimensional analytic geometry are provided. (Prerequisite: College Algebra and Trigonometry experience.)

113. Calculus II (5) (F, W) Methods of integration, analytic geometry, transcendental and hyperbolic functions, infinite sequences and series, and polar coordinates. (Prerequisite: Proficiency in basic differential and integral Calculus.)

119. Applied Calculus (4) (W) Introduction to plane analytic geometry and one-dimensional calculus. One semester terminal course designed for students in business, life sciences, management, social sciences, and related applied disciplines. (Prerequisite: College Algebra experience.)

199R. Service Leadership Internship in Mathematics (1-3) (Variable) Off-campus service learning. Activities related to the major and employment will be approved. Prior approval is necessary, a program coordinated by a faculty member and an on-site supervisor.

214. Multivariable Calculus (5) (W, S) Basic concepts and applications of vector calculus, multidimensional calculus, partial derivatives, and multiple integration. (Prerequisite: MATH 113 or equivalent.)

221. Principles of Statistics I (3) (F, W, S) Descriptive statistics, elementary probability, central tendency, variability, random variables (discrete and continuous) confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, linear regression, ANOVA, contingency tables. (Prerequisite: MATH 106 or 110 or 107 or BMQT or Math score of 24 on ACT or 590 on SAT.)

223. Principles of Statistics II (1) (Variable) Time series analysis, index numbers, nonparametric methods, multiple regression. (Prerequisite: MATH 221.)

301. Foundations of Mathematics (3) (F-even, W-odd, S-odd) Set theory, logic, development of number systems and axiomatic systems. Attention is also given to the history of mathematics and famous mathematicians. (Prerequisite: MATH 112.)

302. Foundations of Geometry (3) (F-odd) An axiomatic development of Euclidean geometry. It also includes a study of non-Euclidean geometries and related subjects. (Prerequisite: MATH 112 or consent of the instructor.)

305. Basic Concepts of Mathematics (3) (Variable) Designed to develop a basic understanding of the structure of mathematics as used in the elementary school. (Prerequisite: MATH 97 or consent of the instructor.)

308. Mathematics Using Technologies (3) (S-even) Introduction to current math-specific software and calculators which are used in the teaching and learning of mathematics. Technology will be used to investigate topics from algebra, statistics, calculus, linear algebra, etc. (Prerequisite: MATH 112, 221)

311. Introduction to Numerical Methods (3) (Variable) Interpolation, curve fitting, numerical differentiation and integration, and numerical solutions to linear, non-linear and differential systems. (Prerequisites: Computer programming ability and MATH 113 or equivalent; consent of instructor.)

321. Mathematical Statistics (3) (F) Probability, random variables, sampling distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing, regression and correlation. (Prerequisite: MATH 214 or consent of the instructor.)

332. Introduction to Complex Variables (3) (W-even, S-even) Complex algebra, analytical functions, integration and differentiation in the complex plane, infinite series, theory of residues, conformal mappings. (Prerequisite: MATH 214 or consent of the instructor.)

334. Differential Equations (3) (W-odd, S-odd) Methods used in solving ordinary differential equations and their applications. Numerical methods, series solutions, and Laplace Transforms. (Prerequisite: MATH 214 or consent of the instructor.)

343. Elementary Linear Algebra (3) (F-odd, W-even, S-even) Linear systems, matrices, vectors and vector spaces, linear transformation, determinants, quadratic forms, Eigen values, and Eigenvectors. (Prerequisite: Beginning Calculus.)

370. Foundations of Algebraic Systems (3) (Variable) An examination of binary operations, groups, rings, fields, integral domains, homomorphisms, cosets, Lagrange's Theorem, factor groups/rings, ideals, and vector spaces. (Prerequisite: MATH 301 or consent of the instructor.)

371. Abstract Algebra I (3) (F) An examination of algebraic systems: the number system, groups, rings, and integral domains. (Prerequisite: MATH 301 or consent of the instructor.)

372. Abstract Algebra II (3) (W) Continuation of MATH 371. A study of fields, vector spaces, extension fields, and Galois theory. (Prerequisite: Completion or concurrent enrollment in MATH 371)

377. Secondary Mathematics Teaching Methods (2) (F—even years) Designed especially for prospective secondary school teachers. Techniques of presentation unique to mathematics. Emphasis placed on helping the prospective teacher to be more fully prepared to meet the daily problems of the class.room. Must be taken before student teaching. (Prerequisite: MATH 112 or concurrent enrollment.)

390R. Special Topics in Mathematics (1-3) (Variable)

399R. Internship in Mathematics (1-12) (F, W, S) Credit for applied experience in mathematics. Prior approval must be obtained and coordinated by a faculty member and on-site supervisor.

441. Introduction to Analysis I (3) (F) Elementary topological aspects of the real numbers, metric properties, sequences, limits, continuity, differentiation, and Riemann Integration. (Prerequisite: MATH 214 or consent of the instructor.)

442. Introduction to Analysis II (3) (W) Series in one real variable, sequences and series of functions, measure, and metric spaces. (Prerequisite: Completion or concurrent enrollment in MATH 441.)

490R. Mathematics Seminar (2) (S) A lecture course that provides a capstone experience for mathematics and mathematics education majors. A brief review of major courses will be given and students will take a standardized exams. Other topics may include current issues in research employment and graduate school.

495R. Independent Study (1-4) (Variable) Topic and credit to be arranged between the student and instructor. (Prerequisite: consent of instructor.)

496R. Student Research (1-3) (Variable) Supervised individual research for students who have been granted a student research and development associateship. Required for all associates.