Mathematics Courses

    MATH 131 - Intermediate Algebra
    Hours: 3
    Intermediate Algebra. Three semester hours. May not be used to satisfy any mathematics or degree requirements. Basic algebraic operations, equations and inequalities, polynomials, functions, rational expressions, exponents and radicals, quadratic equations, graphing and geometry in the plane, sequences and series. This course is to prepare students for further study at the level of college mathematics.

    MATH 142 - Pre-Calculus
    Hours: 3
    (MATH 2312) Pre-Calculus. Three semester hours. Trigonometric functions and their graphs; radian measurement; solution of triangles; identities; logarithmic and exponential functions; trigonometric equations; applications of trigonometry; conic sections and their graphs. Prerequisite: High school geometry and two years of high school algebra or Math 1314.

    MATH 176 - Mathematics for Business Applications II
    Hours: 3
    (MATH 1325) Mathematics for Business Applications II. Three semester hours. The derivative, graphing and optimization, exponential and logarithmic functions, integration. Applications to management, economics, and business. Prerequisite: Math 1314 or 1324.

    MATH 179 - Mathematics: Applications and Philosophy
    Hours: 3
    Mathematics: Applications and Philosophy. Three semester hours. Applications of mathematics which may include graph theory, linear programming, statistics, probability, coding theory and conic sections; logic; topics from the history of mathematics; the mathematical method and philosophy; mathematical writings.

    MATH 189 - Independent Study
    Hours: 4
    Independent Study. One to four semester hours. Individualized instruction/research at an advanced level in a specialized content area under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated when the topic varies. Prerequisite: consent of department head.

    MATH 192 - Calculus II
    Hours: 4
    (MATH 2414) Calculus II. Four semester hours. This course examines integral calculus of functions of one variable, and some integral calculus of functions of two variables, as follows. Topics include techniques of integration; applications of the integral; improper integrals; limits involving indeterminate forms; sequences and series; some exposure to multiple integrals; and use of computer technology. Prerequisite: Math 2413.

    MATH 289 - Independent Study
    Hours: 4

    MATH 297 - Special Topics
    Hours: 4

    MATH 301 - Introductory Geometry
    Hours: 3
    Introductory Geometry. Three semester hours. Topics from plane and solid Euclidean geometry, including the properties of parallels, perpendiculars, triangles, and circles along with perimeter and formulas for area of plane regions and for the surface area and volume of solids. Prerequisite: Math 351.

    MATH 314 - Calculus III
    Hours: 4
    Calculus III. Four semester hours. Infinite series; vector-valued functions; partial derivatives; multiple integrals; three-dimensional geometry; Green's Theorem; Stoke's Theorem. Prerequisite: Math 192.

    MATH 315 - Differential Equations
    Hours: 3
    Differential Equations. Three semester hours. First order equations, second order linear equations, power series solutions, Laplace Transforms, and applications. Prerequisite: Math 192.

    MATH 317 - Numerical Analysis
    Hours: 3
    Numerical Analysis. Three semester hours. (Same as CSci 317) Computer algebra systems will be introduced. Topics include methods for approximate solutions of equations in one variable, polynomial approximation methods, numerical calculus, numerical solutions to ordinary differential equations, linear systems of equations, and difference equations. Prerequisites: CSci 151 and 152. Co-requisite: Math 192.

    MATH 321 - College Geometry
    Hours: 3
    College Geometry. Three semester hours. A study of advanced topics in Euclidean plane geometry and an introduction to non-Euclidean geometry. Emphasis will be placed on the axiomatic method. Prerequisite: Math 331.

    MATH 331 - Discrete Mathematics
    Hours: 3
    Discrete Mathematics. Three semester hours. Mathematical models, mathematical reasoning, sets, binary relations, counting and algorithm analysis, infinite sets. Prerequisites: CSci 151 and Math 192.

    MATH 334 - Introduction to Abstract Algebra
    Hours: 3
    Introduction to Abstract Algebra. Three semester hours. Properties of the integers, permutations, groups, rings, integral domains and fields. Prerequisite: Math 331.

    MATH 335 - Linear Algebra
    Hours: 3
    Linear Algebra. Three semester hours. Vector spaces; linear transformations; matrices; determinants; systems of linear equations; equivalence relations on matrices; characteristic vectors; operators. Prerequisite: Math 331.

    MATH 350 - Topics in Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I
    Hours: 3
    (MATH 1350 non-advance credit) Topics in Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I. Three semester hours. This course will include content and pedagogy for teaching sets, functions, numeration systems, number theory, and the properties of the natural numbers, integers, rational, and real number systems with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. Prerequisite: a ā€œCā€ or better in Math 1314 College Algebra

    MATH 351 - Topics in Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II
    Hours: 3
    Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II - Three semester hours This course will include content and pedagogy for teaching geometry, probability, statistics, as well as applications of the algebraic properties of real numbers to concepts of measurement with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. Prerequisite: a ā€œCā€ or better in Math 350 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers Part 1

    MATH 352 - Topics in Mathematics for Elementary Teachers III
    Hours: 1
    Topics in Mathematics for Elementary Teachers III. One semester hour. Topics include using spatial sense to investigate concepts such as direction, orientation, perspective, shape and structure; exploration of basic geometry concepts from synthetic, coordinate, and transformational approaches; classification of, and structure in, two and three dimensional geometric figures; problem solving, particularly problems relating geometric ideas to number and measurement. Course focuses on problem solving and hands-on exploration using manipulatives and technology. Prerequisite: Math 350.

    MATH 361 - Mathematical Modeling of Science for Middle School I
    Hours: 3
    Mathematical Modeling of Science for Middle School I. Three semester hours. Mathematics will serve as the basis of the course and the following topics will be covered: Mathematical modeling, transformation of functions, data analysis skills, linear models, exponential growth and decay, logarithmic functions, logistic models, power and polynomial models, inverse and direct variation, periodic models and trigonometric functions. Prerequisite: Math 351.

    MATH 362 - Mathematical Modeling of Science for Middle School II
    Hours: 3
    Mathematical Modeling of Science for Middle School II. Three semester hours. Mathematics will serve as the basis of the course and the following topics will be covered: Trigonometric functions and relationships, rate of change, derivative concepts, extrema and points of inflection, accumulating change, concepts of the definite integral, finite difference equations. Technology will be a vital part of the course. Prerequisite: Math 361.

    MATH 372 - Mathematics Structures and Applications
    Hours: 3
    Mathematics Structures and Applications. Three semester hours. A study of the algebraic processes, polynomials, equations, inequalities, functions, graphs, and mathematics of finance. Prerequisite: Math 351.

    MATH 380 - Mathematics History
    Hours: 3
    Mathematics History. Three semester hours. A survey of the history of mathematics; attention will be given to the origin, development and importance of mathematical ideas. Prerequisite: Math 301.

    MATH 389 - Independent Study
    Hours: 1-4
    Independent Study. One to four semester hours. Individualized instruction/research at an advanced level in a specialized content area under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated when the topic varies. Prerequisite: consent of department head.

    MATH 397 - Special Topics
    Hours: 1-4
    Special Topics. One to four semester hours. Organized class. May be repeated when topics vary

    MATH 401 - Introduction to Mathematical Statistics
    Hours: 3
    Introduction to Mathematical Statistics. Three semester hours. Classical probability theory; discrete and continuous random variables; distribution functions; expectation; law of large numbers; central limit theorem; applications; random sampling; estimation of parameters; hypothesis testing; and other topics as time allows. Prerequisite: Math 192.

    MATH 426 - History of Mathematics
    Hours: 3
    History of Mathematics. Three semester hours. Selected topics in the history of mathematics; the growth of algebra, trigonometry, geometry, and the calculus; the contribution of different cultures; selected biographies of mathematicians. Prerequisite: Math 192 or consent of Instructor.

    MATH 436 - Introduction to Analysis
    Hours: 3
    Introduction to Analysis. Three semester hours. Sequences; limits; functions; continuity; differentiation; integration. Prerequisite: Math 192 and 331.

    MATH 437 - Elementary Number Theory
    Hours: 3
    Elementary Number Theory. Three semester hours. Mathematical induction, divisibility, prime numbers, congruences, factorization, arithmetic functions, quadratic reciprocity, primitive roots, diophantine equations. Prerequisite: Math 331.

    MATH 438 - Complex Analysis
    Hours: 3
    Complex Analysis. Three semester hours. The complex numbers; elementary functions and their mappings; complex limits and power series; analytic functions; conformal mapping and boundary value problems; Contour integrals; Cauchy's Theorem; Taylor and Laurent expansions; residues; Liouville's Theorem. Prerequisite: Math 314.

    MATH 440 - Introduction to Topology
    Hours: 3
    Introduction to Topology. Three semester hours. Topological spaces, topology of the real line, metric spaces, connectedness, compactness, separation axioms, mappings, continuity, homeomorphisms, product spaces. Prerequisite: Math 331.

    MATH 453 - Essentials of Statistics
    Hours: 3
    Essentials of Statistics. Three semester hours. Techniques of statistical applications concerning descriptive statistics, tests of hypothesis, regression and analysis of variance. Prerequisite: One course in college mathematics.

    MATH 460 - Technology and Topics in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers
    Hours: 3
    Mathematics for Secondary Teachers. Three semester hours. Exploration of problems in algebra, trigonometry, analytic geometry, calculus, Euclidean geometry, probability, statistics and discrete mathematics using technology. The course is intended as a capstone study for prospective secondary teachers of mathematics. Graphing calculators and computers will be employed to illustrate and encourage conjecturing and problem solving with an emphasis on applications. In addition, a brief survey will be made of major documents and resources pertinent to secondary mathematics teachers, such as the NCTM Standards. Prerequisite: Math 331 or consent of instructor.

    MATH 489 - Independent Study
    Hours: 1-4
    Independent Study. One to four semester hours. Individualized instruction/research at an advanced level in a specialized content area under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated when the topic varies. Prerequisite: consent of department head.

    MATH 490 - H Honors Thesis
    Hours: 3
    H Honors Thesis Hours: 6 Individualized instruction/research at an advanced level in a specialized content area under the direction of a faculty member. Prerequisite Consent of head. Note May be repeated when the topic varies.

    MATH 491 - H Ind Honors Readings
    Hours: 3
    Hours: One to four - Organized class Note May be graded on a satisfactory (S) or unsatisfactory (U) basis. May be repeated when topics vary

    MATH 497 - Special Topics
    Hours: 4
    Special Topics. One to four semester hours. Organized class. May be repeated when topics vary.

    MATH 1314 - College Algebra
    Hours: 3
    (MATH 1314) College Algebra. Three semester hours. Quadratic equations; solutions of equations in several unknowns; ratio and proportion; variation; arithmetic and geometric progressions; the binomial theorem; permutations and combinations; elementary theory of equations.

    MATH 1324 - Mathematics for Business Applications
    Hours: 3
    (MATH 1324) Mathematics for Business Applications. Three semester hours. Linear equations, quadratic equations, functions, inequalities, mathematics of finance, linear programming, matrices and determinants, systems of linear equations, probability. Applications to management, economics, and business.

    MATH 2413 - Calculus I
    Hours: 4
    (MATH 2413) Calculus I. Four semester hours. This course examines differential and integral calculus of functions of one variable, as follows. Topics include limits; continuity; derivatives; curve sketching; applications of the derivative; the definite integral; derivatives and integrals of the logarithmic, exponential, and trigonometric functions; and use of computer technology. Prerequisites: Two years of high school algebra and trigonometry or Math 142.