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Classes Offered at SCC

Mathematics N05
Basic Mathematics

Units: 0.5-3.
Class hours: Variable.
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory reading level: 2.

Reviews whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, geometric formulas and signed numbers using lectures, self-paced computer assisted instruction, and manipulative activities. Not applicable to associate degree. Open entry/open exit. Grade: CR/NCR only.

Mathematics N06
Essential Mathematics

Units: 3.
Class hours: 64 lecture total.
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory reading level: 2.

Reviews whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, geometric formulas and signed numbers. Not applicable to associate degree.

Mathematics 030
Coping with Math Anxiety

Units: 1.
Class hours: 8-16 weeks, 8-16 lecture total.
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory reading level: 2.

Covers the concept of math anxiety - what causes it and how to overcome it. Includes review and practice of basic math skills.

Mathematics N48
Pre-Algebra/Algebra Basics

Units: 4.
Class hours: 64 lecture total.
Prerequisite: Mathematics N05 or N06 with a grade of C or better or equivalent skills as measured by the Math Level 1 Exam and a course equivalent to Mathematics N05 or N06.
Advisory reading level: 2.

For students who have little or no previous algebra experience. This course offers an introduction to basic algebra concepts, math vocabulary, algebraic operations. This course is intended to be a bridge from basic arithmetic to elementary algebra. Not applicable to associate degree.

Mathematics 060
Elementary Algebra

Units: 4.
Class hours: 80 lecture total.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Mathematics N48 or equivalent skills as measured by a satisfactory score on the Math Level 1 or 2 exam in combination with Pre-Algebra course).
Advisory reading level: 2.

Solutions and Applications of first and second degree equations, geometric concepts, graphs, inequalities, exponents, polynomials, algebraic fractions and functions.

Mathematics 070
Geometry

Units: 3.
Class hours: 64 lecture total.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Mathematics 060 or equivalent skills as measured by a satisfactory score on the Math Level 2 exam in combination with an Elementary Algebra course).
Advisory reading level: 2.

Basic Euclidean geometry. Includes concepts of lines, planes, triangles, congruence, proofs, inequalities, parallel lines, similarity, areas, and volumes.

Mathematics 080 or 081
Intermediate Algebra

Units: 4.
Class hours: 80 lecture total.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Mathematics 060 or equivalent skills as measured by a satisfactory score on the Math Level 2 exam in combination with an Elementary Algebra course).
Advisory reading level: 2.

Systems of equations: inequalities, radicals, quadratic, exponential and logarithmic functions, problem solving, conic sections.

Mathematics 083L
Mathematics Review

Units: .2
Class hours: Arranged--9 laboratory total
Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in any mathematics course.
Advisory reading level: 2.

Individual and/or group review of Mathematics topics based on identified student needs. Students may be referred by any mathematics instructor. Not applicable to associate degree. Open entry/open exit. May be repeated.

Mathematics 105
Mathematics for Liberal Arts Students

Units: 3.
Class hours: 64 lecture total.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 080 with a grade of C or better or equivalent skills as measured by the Math Level 3 Exam and a course equivalent to Mathematics 080.
Advisory reading level: 3.

An overview of mathematics for the liberal arts student. Topics will include financial management, probability, statistics, and selected other topics such as geometry, logic, mathematical modeling, and the history of mathematics.

Mathematics 140 
College Algebra

Units: 4.
Class hours: 64 lecture total.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 080 with a grade of C or better or equivalent skills as measured by the Math Level 3 Exam and a course equivalent to Mathematics 080.
Advisory reading level: 3.

Survey of advanced topics in algebra: equations, inequalities and functions involving polynomials, rationals, exponentials, and logarithms with applications and graphing; sequences and series; counting theory; probability.

Mathematics 150
Calculus for Biological, Management and Social Sciences

Units: 4.
Class hours: 80 lecture total.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Mathematics 140 or 145 or equivalent skills as measured by a satisfactory score on the Math Level 3 Exam in combination with a course equivalent to Mathematics 140.
Advisory reading level: 3.

Survey of problems from the biological, management and social science fields which may be solved with the aid of calculus.

Mathematics 160
Trigonometry

Units: 4.
Class hours: 64 lecture total.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 070 and 080 with a grade of C or better or equivalent skills as measured by the Math Level 3 Exam and course equivalents.
Advisory reading level: 3.

Angles and their measurement, trigonometric functions and their applications, including vector problems. Use of trigonometric identities. Graphing the basic functions and variations, solving trigonometric equations. Graphing using polar coordinates, and use of complex numbers.

Mathematics 170 Pre-Calculus Mathematics

Units: 4.
Class hours: 80 lecture total.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 160 with a grade of C or better or equivalent skills as measured by the Math Level 4 Exam and a course equivalent to Mathematics 160.
Advisory reading level: 3.

Advanced algebraic topics. Study of rational, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions, and analytic geometry. Preparation for Mathematics 180.

Mathematics 180  or 180H (Honors)
Analytic Geometry and Calculus

Units: 4.
Class hours: 80 lecture total.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 170 with a grade of C or better or equivalent skills as measured by the Math Level 4 Exam and a course equivalent to Mathematics 170.
Advisory reading level: 3.

Limits and continuity, derivatives and integrals of algebraic, and trigonometric functions. Applications including extrema tests, areas, volumes, arc length, and surface areas.

Mathematics 185
Analytic Geometry and Calculus

Units: 4.
Class hours: 80 lecture total.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 180 with a grade of C or better.
Advisory reading level: 3.

Calculus of transcendental functions, integration techniques, conics, polar coordinates, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, and infinite series.

Mathematics 203
Math for Future Elementary Teachers

Units: 4
Class hours: 80 lecture total
Prerequisite: Mathematics 105 with a grade of C or better
Advisory reading level: 3.

Designed for prospective elementary teachers, the course emphasizes problem solving techniques and

Mathematical structure associated with numeration, set theory, elementary number theory, real number

system, ratio, proportion, and percent.  The course includes instructional delivery design and activity-

based explorations.

Mathematics 219 or 219H (honors)
Statistics and Probability

Units: 4.
Class hours: 80 lecture total.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 080 or 140 with a grade of C or better or equivalent skills as measured by the Math Level 3 Exam and a course equivalent to Mathematics 080 or 140.
Advisory reading level: 4.

Beginning course in statistics. Includes descriptive statistics, probability, hypothesis testing, confidence limits, regression, contingency tables, and non-parametric statistics. (Same as Social Science 219.)

Mathematics 280
Intermediate Calculus

Units: 4.
Class hours: 64 lecture total.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 185 with a grade of C or better.
Advisory reading level: 4.

Vectors and three-dimensional space, partial derivatives, multiple integrals and vector analysis. Greens, Stokes, and divergence theorems.

Mathematics 287
Introduction to Linear Algebra and Differential Equations

 

Units: 5.
Class hours: 80 lecture total.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 280 with a grade of C or better.
Advisory reading level: 4.

Matrices, determinants, vector Spaces, linear systems of equations, linear product spaces, first and second order differential equations, systems of differential equations, and the laplace transform

Mathematics 290
Linear Algebra

Units: 4.
Class hours: 64 lecture total.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 280 with a grade of C or better.
Advisory reading level: 4.

Systems of linear equations, fundamentals of matrices, determinants, Euclidean and abstract vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, applications of linear algebra.

Mathematics 295
Beginning Differential Equations

Units: 4.
Class hours: 64 lecture total.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 280 with a grade of C or better.
Advisory reading level: 4.

Introduction to the theory, techniques and applications of ordinary differential equations, first and second order ODEs, linear systems of ODEs, infinite series, LaPlace transforms; matrix solutions and eigenvalues; linear independence, and methods. Completion of or concurrent enrollment in Mathematics 290 recommended.