Math General Education Courses

MTH 130 Contemporary Mathematics

Prerequisite: "C" grade or better in MTH 103 or approved score on a departmental placement test. General Education Course (Basic Required Courses). This is a problem solving and applications of mathematics course. Topics to be studied will include, but not limited to: the art of problem solving, geometry, probability, statistics, and mathematics of finance. May not count towards a mathematics major or minor. May not be taken Pass/Not Pass. 3(3-0) F,S

MTH 135 College Algebra

Prerequisite: "C" grade or better in MTH 103, or appropriate placement score. General Education Course (Basic Required Courses). Contents include the study of linear and quadratic equations; inequalities and their applications; polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions; and systems of equations. A student who takes MTH 135 and MTH 138 receives credit toward graduation for MTH 138 only. This course will not count toward a mathematics major or minor. Assignment to the 3(3-0) version of the course is in the summer session only. A grade of "C" or better is required in this course to take MTH 181, MTH 285, or MTH 287. This course may not be taken Pass/Not Pass. 3(3-0) F,S

MTH 138 Pre-Calculus Mathematics

Prerequisite: "C" grade or better in MTH 103 (Recommended: "B" grade or better in MTH 103), or appropriate placement score. General Education Course (Basic Required Courses) Selected topics in algebra and trigonometry to prepare the student for calculus. A student who takes MTH 135 and 138 receives credit toward graduation only for one of the courses. Will not count toward mathematics major or minor. A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take MTH 261, 287, CSC 125 or 131. This course may not be taken Pass/Not Pass. 5(5-0) F,S

MTH 181 Trigonometry

Prerequisite: "C" grade or better in MTH 135 or appropriate placement score. General Education Course (Basic Required Courses). Triangle trigonometry and its applications; trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions; trigonometric identities and equations; Rational, exponential and logarithmic functions. A student may not receive credit for more than one of MTH 138 and 181. Will not count toward mathematics major or minor. A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take MTH 287. This course may not be taken Pass/Not Pass. 3(3-0) F,S

MTH 261 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I

Prerequisite: "C" grade or better in MTH 138 or MTH 181 or appropriate placement score. General Education Course (Basic Required Courses). Analytic geometry of the plane, limits, continuity, differentiation with applications, introductory integration with applications. A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take MTH 280, 288. This course may not be taken Pass/Not Pass. 5(5-0) F,S

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