0300 Introductory Algebra (3-3-0) - Review of such topics in elementary algebra as operations with signed numbers, fractions, factoring, special products, exponents and radicals, linear and quadratic equations. This course is designed for students who have a weak background in mathematics and for students planning to take MATH 1310, College Algebra, but who do not have the required ACT mathematics score of 17 or above; or SAT mathematics score of 450 or above. MATH 0300 does not fulfill the University core requirement in mathematics nor count toward a degree. Fall
1301 Aspects of Modern Mathematics (3-3-0) [#] - Course stressing the connections between contemporary mathematics and modern society. Skills in reasoning and problem solving will be developed in the context of mathematical applications in such areas as management science, data analysis, decision making, and the study of size and shape. Students must have a TI-30 (or equivalent) calculator. Fall, Spring, Summer
1310 College Algebra (3-3-0) [#] - Equations and inequalities; polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions; and systems of equations. Some use of graphing calculator is permitted. Prerequisite: ACT mathematics score of 17 or above; SAT mathematics score of 450 or above; or MATH 0300 with a grade of C or better. Fall, Spring, Summer
1311 Trigonometry (3-3-0) [#] - Trigonometric functions, complex numbers, and selected topics in algebra. MATH 1310-1311 is the course sequence recommended for pre-calculus students planning to major or minor in a natural science or mathematics. Students must have a TI-82 (or equivalent) graphing calculator. Prerequisite: MATH 1310. Fall, Spring.
1315 Discrete Mathematical Structures (3-3-0) [#] - Set theory, logic, combinatorics, graphs partial ordering, lattices, and Boolean algebra. Students must have a TI-30 (or equivalent) calculator. Prerequisite: ACT mathematics score of 17 or above; SAT mathematics score of 450 or above; or MATH 0300 with a grade of C or better. Spring.
1320 Calculus I (3-3-0) [#] - An introduction to continuity, the derivative, and integral as related to algebraic functions. Applications are included. Fall, Spring
1321 Calculus II (3-3-0) [#] - Derivative and integral of logarithmic, exponential, and trigonometric functions. Techniques of integration, indeterminate forms, and numerical integration will also be treated. Prerequisite: MATH 1320 and some knowledge of trigonometry. Spring, Fall
2302 Topics For The Mathematics Teacher I (3-3-0) - Study of such topics as sequences and series, number theory, theory of equations, and applications. To be taken only by students preparing to teach. Students must have a TI-83 (or equivalent) graphing calculator. Prerequisite: MATH 1321. Fall (even years)
2305 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II (3-3-0) - Elementary concepts of numeration systems, number theory, and properties of the natural numbers, integers, rational and real number systems and applications of the algebraic properties of real numbers to concepts of measurement with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. To be taken only by students pursuing a degree in elementary education. Students must have a scientific or graphing calculator. Prerequisite: MATH 2305. Fall, Spring
2306 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I (3-3-0) - Elementary concepts of sets, functions, geometry, measurement, probability and statistics with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. To be taken only by students pursuing a degree in elementary education. Students must have a scientific or graphing calculator. Prerequisite: MATH 1301, 1310 or 1320 and at least sophomore standing. Fall, Spring
2320 Calculus III (3-3-0) [#] - Vector geometry, infinite sequences and series, and an introduction to partial derivatives and multiple integrals. Prerequisite: MATH 1321. Fall
2321 Differential Equations (3-3-0) [#] - A study of methods of solving ordinary differential equations with applications. Prerequisite: MATH 2320. Spring
3302 Topics For The Mathematics Teacher II (3-3-0) - Review of specific mathematics subjects which are taught in the secondary school; emphasis will be placed on subject matter content, relationships among topics from various content areas, and goals and aims of the mathematics curriculum at the secondary level. Students must have a TI-83 (or equivalent) graphing calculator. Prerequisite: MATH 1321 Fall (odd years)
3305 Linear Algebra (3-3-0) - The algebra and geometry of vector spaces, linear equations and matrices, linear mappings, inner products and norms. Prerequisite: MATH 1321. Fall
3310 Computer Applications in Mathematics (3-3-X) - Computer applications in such topics in applied mathematics as numerical calculus, approximation, optimization and linear programming, and combinatorial probability. Programming will be done in a high-level language such as C. Work in Computer Lab required. Prerequisite: MATH 1321 and CSCI 1320. Fall
3312 Statistical Methods (3-3-0) - (Also see BIOL 3312, COHD 3334, PSYC 3312, and SOCI 3312.) Descriptive and inferential statistics for students in education, social science, and natural science as well as in mathematics. Topics to be discussed will include measures of central tendencies, probability, estimations and predictions, variance and correlation. May be counted toward a mathematics major or minor only by students seeking teacher certification in mathematics or by students who are minoring in mathematics on the BBS degree. Students must have a TI-30 (or equivalent) calculator. Prerequisite: MATH 1320 for MATH 3312; MATH 1310 for biology, counseling and human development, psychology, or sociology credit. Spring, Summer
3315 Mathematical Structures (3-3-0) - Topics may include such areas as formal rules of logic, elementary set theory, number theory, and combinations and permutations. Prerequisite: MATH 1321. Spring
3320 Abstract Algebra (3-3-0) - A study of sets, groups, rings, integral domains, and fields. Prerequisite: MATH 3315. Fall (odd years)
3350 Special Topics in Mathematics (3-3-0) - Topics offered such as multi-variable calculus and advanced topics in differential equations. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit as topics vary.
4301 College Geometry (3-3-0) - A course of special interest to prospective teachers of mathematics which will include the development and foundations of geometry. Prerequisite: Advanced standing in mathematics and consent of instructor. Spring (odd years)
4310 Numerical Analysis (3-3-X) - Study of error propagation, interpolation, numerical integration and differentiation, and solutions of polynomial equations, systems of equations, and differential equations using available computer systems and appropriate programming languages. Work in Computer Lab required. Prerequisite: MATH 2320 and CSCI 1320. Spring (even years)
4340 Senior Project (3-3-0) - Project will be assigned for student completion in order to demonstrate the usage of mathematics in a meaningful way outside of a structured, textbook-type setting. Prerequisite: Senior standing in mathematics and consent of instructor.
4350 Seminar in Mathematics (3-3-0) - Seminar includes students and faculty exploring areas of special interest in mathematics. Prerequisite: Advanced standing in mathematics and consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit as topics vary.
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