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100. Quantitative Reasoning Preparation (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. (Recommended MATH 110 or Proficiency)

119. Applied Calculus (4) (F, 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)

121. Principles of Statistics (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 107 or 110)

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.

212. Calculus I (5) (F, W, S) Basic theoretical concepts and applications of differentiation and integration. Applications in two dimensional analytic geometry are provided.

213. Calculus II (5) (F, W, S) Methods of integration, analytic geometry, transcendental and hyperbolic functions, infinite sequences and series, and polar coordinates.

214. Multivariable Calculus (5) (W, S) Basic concepts and applications of vector calculus, multidimensional calculus, partial derivatives, and multiple integration. (Prerequisite: MATH 213)

301. Foundations of Mathematics (3) (F-even, W-even, 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 212)

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 212)

305. Mathematics for Elementary Teachers (3) (F, W) The course is designed to teach a perspective elementary teacher the understanding of mathematics needed to teach in grades K-6. The focus will be on the mathematics not on methods since all pre-service elementary teachers will take a separate methods course as part of their program. Although learning the appropriate mathematics is the primary objective, it is hoped that some of the instructional techniques used in the class model the desired methods for teaching elementary mathematics. (Prerequisite: MATH 101 or higher)

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 121, 212)

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: MATH 213)

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

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

340. Matrix Methods (3) (S) Basic concepts of matrices and inverse matrices, determinants, Simplex method, vectors, linear independence, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, diagonalization, and differential equations (or probability and Markov Chains). (Prerequisite: MATH 119 or 212)

343. Elementary Linear Algebra (3) (F-odd, W-odd, S-even) Linear systems, matrices, vectors and vector spaces, linear transformation, determinants, quadratic forms, Eigen values, and Eigenvectors. (Prerequisite: MATH 212)

377. Secondary Mathematics Teaching Methods (2) (F—even) 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 classroom. Must be taken before student teaching. (Pre or corequisite: MATH 212)

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

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

421. Mathematical Statistics (3) (F) Probability, random variables, sampling distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing, regression and correlation. (Prerequisite: MATH 214)

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)

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

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

472. Abstract Algebra II (3) (W) Continuation of MATH 471. A study of fields, vector spaces, extension fields, and Galois theory. (Prerequisite: MATH 471)

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: Permission of Instructor)

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