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CCPS Mathematics Course Descriptions

100 Level Courses
MATH 100: Intermediate Algebra. 3 hours.

 It is strongly recommended that students have completed prealgebra or beginning algebra in either high school or college in order to be successful in this course. The traditional topics of intermediate algebra through quadratic equations and functions.

MATH 101: Fundamental Mathematical Concepts I. 3 hours.

 It is strongly recommended that students have completed one year of high school algebra or MATH 100 in order to be successful in this course. Development of the number systems — whole numbers through real numbers. Problem solving strategies, functions, elementary logic and set theory are included.

MATH 102: Fundamental Mathematical Concepts II. 3 hours.

Prerequisite: MATH 101An introduction to geometric concepts, measurement, probability, statistics and basic computer concepts.

MATH 109: College Algebra. 3 hours.

It is strongly recommended that students have completed one year of high school algebra and one year of high school geometry or MATH 100 in order to be successful in this course. A study of functions and graphs, solutions of equations and inequalities and the properties of polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions.

MATH 110: Trigonometry. 3 hours.

It is strongly recommended that students have completed two years of high school algebra and one year of high school geometry or MATH 109 in order to be successful in this course. The study of trigonometric, logarithmic and exponential functions and their applications.

200 Level Courses
MATH 201: Mathematics for Social Sciences. 3 hours.

Prerequisite: MATH 109. Topics from finite mathematics and calculus with applications in the social sciences.

MATH 205: Mathematical Connections. 3 hours.

It is strongly recommended that students have completed at least two years of high school algebra in order to be successful in this course. A quantitative reasoning course for students in the liberal arts, focusing on applications of mathematics to social issues in our world. Contains the study of providing urban services, making social choices, constructing fair voting systems, and planning the fair division of resources.

MATH 211: Precalculus. 4 hours.

It is strongly recommended that students have high-school level algebra skills and/or successful completion of College Algebra in order to be successful in this course. This course is designed to prepare students for Calculus I. It covers a variety of topics from algebra, with emphasis on the development of rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions including their essential properties, graphs and basic applications. Additional topics range from linear systems to conic sections.

MATH 227: Introduction to Statistics. 3 hours.

It is strongly recommended that students have completed one year of high school algebra in order to be successful in this course. A course to acquaint the student with the basic ideas and language of statistics including such topics such as descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, basic experimental design, elementary probability, binomial and normal distributions, estimation and test of hypotheses, and analysis of variance.

MATH 231: Calculus I. 4 hours.

It is strongly recommended that students have completed two years of high school algebra and one semester of high school trigonometry in order to be successful in this course. A study of the fundamental principles of analytic geometry and calculus with an emphasis on differentiation.