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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

Mathematics (AA.MATH)

Mathematics prepares the student to transfer to a senior institution with a major in mathematics.

This program follows Math Pathway #4. Math requirements for a specific major may vary from one institution to another. Please consult with an academic counselor or academic advisor to confirm the pathway that is applicable to your major and transfer institution.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
ENG-120
Composition I

ENG-120
Composition I

Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


Course Outline

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3.0
MAT-241
Analytical Geom-Calc I

MAT-241
Analytical Geom-Calc I

Differential and integral calculus of elementary functions of one variable, such as polynomial, rational, radical, trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions, will be covered. Applications include rates of change, optimization, curve sketching and area. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendations.


Course Outline

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5.0
SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

Course Outline

3.0
BIO-100
Bio Science I

BIO-100
Bio Science I

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental processes and structures common to all living things along with their applications to society.


Course Outline

4.0
PHI-290
Intro to Logic

PHI-290
Intro to Logic

Introduction to rules of reasoning, including truth and validity, deduction and induction, language and meaning, and fallacies.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

18.0
Second Semester
ENG-121
Composition II

ENG-121
Composition II

Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


Course Outline

*
3.0
MAT-242
Analytical Geom-Calc II

MAT-242
Analytical Geom-Calc II

A continuation of Calculus I with emphasis on different methods of integration and applications, L` Hôpitals Rule, Sequences, series, Power series, Taylor series and Maclaurin series. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendations.


Course Outline

*
4.0
PHY-140
University Physics I

PHY-140
University Physics I

This is a study of Newtonian Mechanics. The course is for physics majors and minors, engineering students and the mathematically oriented student. This is the first of a three-course sequence.


Course Outline

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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI P or IAI L)

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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI P or IAI L)

No Description Available
3.0
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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

No Description Available
3.0
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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI F)

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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI F)

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

16.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Hours
MAT-151
C Program W/Engineering Appl

MAT-151
C Program W/Engineering Appl

Introduction to the programming language C. Fundamental principles, concepts, and methods of computing with emphasis on calculus-based problem-solving techniques and applications from engineering and physical science.


Course Outline

* +
3.0
MAT-255
Linear Algebra

MAT-255
Linear Algebra

A first course in linear algebra covering linear systems, matrices, determinants, vector spaces, inner product spaces, and eigenvalues and eigenvectors, including proofs of theorems and propositions in each topic.


Course Outline

* +
3.0
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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H, IAI F, or IAI HF)

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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H, IAI F, or IAI HF)

No Description Available
3.0
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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

No Description Available
3.0
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Elective

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Elective

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

15.0
Second Semester
MAT-243
Analytical Geom-Calc III

MAT-243
Analytical Geom-Calc III

A continuation of analytic geometry and Calculus II. The focus is on solid analytic geometry, vectors, partial derivatives, line, volume and surface integrals in various coordinate systems, and vector fields. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendations.


Course Outline

* +++
4.0
MAT-245
Differential Equations

MAT-245
Differential Equations

Designed for pre-engineering students and others who need a working knowledge of ordinary differential equations.


Course Outline

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3.0
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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

No Description Available
3.0
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Electives

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Electives

No Description Available
5.0

Semester Totals

15.0

Total Program Hours

64.0
Suggested Electives
PHY-141
University Physics II

PHY-141
University Physics II

This course is a study of heat, electricity, and magnetism for students in physics, engineering, chemistry and mathematics.


Course Outline

* +
4.0
CIS-156
Computer Logic

CIS-156
Computer Logic

This course is an introduction to basic computer programming terms and concepts. Basic programming principles are explored using JavaScript, including variables, conditional statements, functions, repetition structures and arrays. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

* +++
3.0
CIS-162
Object-Oriented Programming I

CIS-162
Object-Oriented Programming I

This course teaches the fundamentals of object-oriented programming. It builds on the concepts of data types, functions, arrays, programming structures and debugging from CIS 156 Computer Logic while introducing classes, objects, encapsulation and modular design using the C# language. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

* +++
3.0
EDU-100
Introduction to Education

EDU-100
Introduction to Education

An overview of the American education system. Social, historical and philosophical foundations give perspective to an examination of current issues, policies and trends in the field of education, including cultural diversity. A 30 hours practical lab is required for this course.

Course Outline

3.0