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This is a draft version of the LCC Catalog and is intended for review purposes only.

## Math

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### Course Listings

#### MATH& 107Math in Society5 CR NSCIS, F, W, Sp

Functions as a terminal course in mathematics for students whose major does not require further mathematics. The core topics of this course are logic, probability and statistics. Additional topics will be selected by the instructor. These topics could include geometry, number systems, linear programming, set theory, number theory, functions, graph theory, topology, etc.

Prerequisites: MATH 098/TECH 098 or MATH 099/TECH 099 or MATH 087/097 with a grade of C or better.

#### MATH& 131Math for Elementary Educators 15 CR ELEC, NSCIF

Strengthens students understanding of problem solving, operations on whole numbers, decimals and fractions, and number theory. First of two-part series.

Prerequisites: MATH 098/TECH 098 or MATH 099/TECH 099 or MATH 087/097 with a grade of C or better.

#### MATH& 132Math for Elementary Educators 25 CR NSCIW

Strengthens students understanding of the real number system, probability and statistics, geometry, measurement, functions and graphs. Second of a two-part series.

Prerequisites: MATH& 131 (was MATH 121) with a grade of C or better. (MATH& 107 (was MATH 130) is recommended).

#### MATH& 141Precalculus I5 CR NSCIS, F, W, Sp

Reviews basic algebraic operations, equations, inequalities, and operations on functions. Analyzes and graphs polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. This is the first course in a two course sequence leading to calculus.

Prerequisites: Placement score or MATH 098 and 099 (or TECH 098 and 099) with a C or better

#### MATH& 142Precalculus II5 CR NSCIS, F, W, Sp

Covers concepts, properties and algebra of trigonometric functions, including their graphs, inverses, law of sines and cosines, identities, and equations. Introduces parametric and polar coordinates and vector operations. This is the second course in a two course sequence leading to calculus.

Prerequisites: Placement score or MATH& 141 with a C or better.

#### MATH& 146Introduction to Statistics5 CR NSCI, ELECS, F, W, Sp

Introduces descriptive statistics, probability, and inferential statistical methods. Topics include probability distributions, sampling techniques, measures of central tendency and dispersion, correlation, regression, and statistical inference.

Prerequisites: MATH 099 or MATH 097 with a grade of C or better or appropriate placement test score.

#### MATH& 148Business Calculus5 CR NSCIW, Sp

Introduces calculus concepts needed by students of management, social science or biology, or can serve as a survey course for liberal arts majors. Course covers sets, systems of numbers, relations and functions, limits, differentiation and integration, including the definite integral, exponential and logarithmic functions and applications from various fields. (Formerly known as MATH 140)

Prerequisite: MATH 125 OR MATH& 141 with a grade of C or better.

#### MATH& 151Calculus I5 CR NSCI, ELECF, W

Investigates the ideas of continuity and limit, introduces the derivative as a limit, practices techniques for computing derivatives of functions, discusses the mean value theorem and its significance, utilizes these concepts to solve problems involving related rates and extreme values.

Prerequisites: MATH& 142 with a grade of C or better.

#### MATH& 152Calculus II5 CR NSCIW, Sp

Introduces techniques of antidifferentiation of functions including trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential, and hyperbolic functions. Applies the concept of the definite integral to solve problems involving force, work, volume, surface area, business and economics.

Prerequisite: MATH& 151 with a grade of C or better.

#### MATH& 153Calculus III5 CR NSCIS, Sp

Focuses on infinite series, vector calculus and their applications. Incorporates the use of polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinate systems in applications of the calculus.

Prerequisite: MATH& 152 with a grade of C or better.

#### MATH& 254Calculus IV5 CR NSCIS, F

Continuation of Calculus III. Topics include partial derivitatives, multiple integrals, and vector calculus.

Prerequisites: MATH& 153 with a grade of C or better.

#### MATH 105Math for Health Sciences5 CR REELW, Sp

Includes a review of the basic arithmetic skills, including whole numbers and decimal numbers; fractions and percentages; powers of 10 and logarithms; introduction to basic algebraic concepts, including fractional equations and formulas; metric, apothecaries and household systems of measurement and calculations needed to determine dosages.

Prerequisite: MATH 079 or TECH 079 with a grade of C or better.

#### MATH 106Industrial Mathematics5 CR REELS, F, W, Sp

Emphasizes basic skills in applied mathematics designed to support students entering the vocational/technical work force of tomorrow. The focus is real world problem solving that students carry to their specific careers. Although the use of math in the workplace is primary, emphasis is given to the critical and creative thinking process as students look to strengthen their use of arithmetic concepts, measurements, practical geometry, basic algebra and right angle trigonometry.

Prerequisite: MATH 079 or TECH 079 with a C or better or instructor permission.

#### MATH 125Applied College Algebra5 CR NSCIF, W

Covers equations and inequalities; systems of equations and inequalities; graphing linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions; matrix operations; linear programming and simplex method; and mathematics of finance. The student may also be introduced to Markov processes and game theory.

Prerequisites: MATH 099 with a C or better.

#### MATH 211Statistical Projects3 CR NSCI

Provides an opportunity for students to apply the statistical processes learned in MATH 210/BUS 206 (was BSAD 206) by designing their own statistical project. Topics may include nonparametric statistics, sampling techniques, design of experiments and data analysis. Credit cannot be earned for both BUS 207 and MATH 211

Prerequisite: MATH 210 or BUS 206 with a grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in MATH 210 or BUS 206.

#### MATH 215Discrete Structures5 CR NSCI, ELECW

Acquaints students with mathematical concepts used in computer science. Topics may include logic, induction, combinatorics, recursion, analysis of algorithms and graph theory.

Prerequisite: MATH& 142 with a grade of C or better.

#### MATH 220Linear Algebra5 CR NSCISp

Presents the theory and properties of matrices, determinants and linear transformations. Introduces vector space and the Gram-Schmidt orthonormalization process. Deals with the calculation and application of eigenvalues and eigenvectors.

Prerequisite: MATH& 152 with a grade of C or better or instructor permission.

#### MATH 240Differential Equations5 CR NSCIW

Introduces techniques of solving ordinary differential equations including the elementary methods used for first order differential equations, method of undetermined coefficients and variation of parameters for higher order equations. Includes techniques of solving systems of differential equations, the method of La Place transforms and series solutions to differential equations.

Prerequisite: MATH& 254 (was MATH 154) with a grade of C or better.

#### MATH 246Probability and Statistics5 CR ELEC, NSCIF, Sp

Covers collecting and summarizing data, probability distributions, confidence intervals, testing hypotheses for one and two samples, chi-square tests, ANOVA, and regression. Emphasis will be placed on data analysis through spreadsheet applications.

Prerequisites: MATH 125 or MATH& 141 with a grade of C or better or placement.

#### MATH 288Cooperative Work Experience1 CR - 15 CRF, W, Sp

Provides work-based learning experience in a specific program of study. Individualized student outcomes are developed, focusing on behaviors that contribute to workplace success.

Prerequisites: Instructor or Cooperative Education Coordinator permission Concurrent requirements: COLL 289 or BTEC 294 or BUS 294 or IT 294 must be taken prior to or concurrent with this course.

#### MATH 299Independent Study1 CR - 10 CR

Offers individualized learning opportunities for knowledge or skill development. Content and expectations are established between the student and instructor, and documented in an Independent Study contract.

Prerequisites: By instructor permission only.

#### MATH 74Math Orientation1 CR

Emphasizes the attributes of a successful math student by providing strategies for overcoming math and test-taking anxiety as well as note-taking, problem solving, and time management. Refresher of fundamental math operations and training on technology used in the classroom included. Topics reviewed may include fractions, decimals, signed numbers, ratio, percent, proportion, order of operations, and vocabulary.

Prerequisite: None

#### MATH 78Pre-College Math I3 CRS, F, W, Sp

Covers operations on the real numbers (fractions, decimals, integers, etc.) and introduces the concepts of ratios, proportions, and percents with an emphasis on contextual learning. This is the first 3 credits of a 6 credit course designed to prepare students for either a non-STEM pathway or an algebra intensive pathway. Credit cannot be earned for both MATH 078 and TECH 078.

Prerequisites: B or higher in ABE 062 Level B or placement test

#### MATH 79Pre-College Math I3 CRS, F, W, Sp

Covers operations on and applications of ratios, proportions, and percents. Also includes topics in geometry and measurement with an introduction to algebraic expressions. Emphasis is placed on contextual learning. This is the second 3 credits of a 6 credit course designed to prepare students for either a non-STEM pathway or an algebra intensive pathway.

Prerequisites: C or better in MATH 078 or placement test

#### MATH 87Essentials of Pre-College Math II3 CRS, F, W, Sp

Provides an introduction to algebraic concepts such as algebraic expressions, linear equations, and linear functions with an emphasis on contextual learning. This is the first 3 credits of a 6 credit course designed for students who are not planning on taking a course in calculus.

Prerequisites: C or better in MATH 079, Placement Exam, or Instructor Permission

#### MATH 88Pre-College Math II3 CRS, F, W, Sp

Covers solving linear equations and inequalities and an introduction to graphing. Techniques and strategies for problem solving are emphasized. This is the second in a three quarter pre-college mathematics sequence which contains pre-college math modules 06-08. Credit cannot be earned for both MATH 088 and TECH 088.

Prerequisite: C or better in MATH 079 or TECH 079, placement exam, or instructor permission.

#### MATH 89Pre-College Math II2 CRS, F, W, Sp

Covers solving systems of linear equations and operations on polynomials. This is the continuation of the second in a three quarter pre-college mathematics sequence which contains pre-college math modules 09-10. Credit cannot be earned for both MATH 089 and TECH 089.

Prerequisites: C or better in MATH 087 or MATH 088 or TECH 088, placement exam, or instructor permission.

#### MATH 97Essentials of Pre-College Math III3 CRS, F, W, Sp

Provides further exploration of algebraic concepts such as linear equations, exponential functions, and an introduction to statistical concepts with an emphasis on contextual learning. This is the last 3 credits of a 6 credit course designed for students who are not planning on taking a course in calculus.

Prerequisites: C or better in MATH 087 or MATH 089

#### MATH 98Pre-College Math III3 CRS, F, W, Sp

Covers factoring polynomials and operations on rational expressions. Also provides an introduction to functions, logarithms, and exponentials. This is the third in a three quarter pre-college mathematics sequence which contains pre-college math modules 11-13. Credit cannot be earned for both MATH 098 and TECH 098.

Prerequisites: C or better in MATH 089 or TECH 089 or MATH 097, placement exam, or instructor permission.

#### MATH 99Pre-College Math III2 CRS, F, W, Sp

Covers operations on radical expressions as well as solving and graphing quadratic equations. This is the continuation of the third in a three course pre-college mathematics sequence which contains pre-college math modules 14-15. Credit cannot be earned for both MATH 099 and TECH 099.

Prerequisites: C or better in MATH 098 or TECH 098, placement exam, or instructor permission.

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