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MATH 1101 (120) PreCollege Mathematics A careful review of elementary mathematics from the arithmetic of integers through basic mathematics, designed for students who are not adequately prepared for college mathematics. Required of all students who have not passed the arithmetic skills segment of the eMAT Advising Tool. The course is offered on a Credit/No Credit basis. No grade points will be awarded for its completion, and it may not be used to satisfy any mathematics requirement for graduation. Fall, Spring. Prerequisite: None.
MATH 1300 (330) Intermediate Algebra An introductory course in algebra which includes the study of fundamental algebraic operations, factoring, algebraic fractions, equations and inequalities, exponents and radicals. Required of all students who have not passed the basic algebra section of the eMAT Advising Tool. TI83/94 Plus graphing calculator required. (This course may not be used to satisfy any mathematics requirement for graduation.) Fall, Spring. Prerequisite: None.
MATH 1301 (330) Math for Liberal Arts Designed to meet the general studies requirements for the B.A. and B.A.S. degrees. Sets, logic, number bases, elementary algebra, geometry, statistics and graphs, consumer math, and use of a scientific calculator. Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer, Online. Prerequisite: eMAT Advising Tool (Arithmetic Skills)
MATH 1303 (330) College Algebra Linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, roots of polynomials, functions and graphs, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations, sequences, series, and the binomial theorem. TI83/84 Plus graphing calculator required. Fall, Spring, Summer, Online. Prerequisite: eMAT Advising Tool (Basic Algebra).
MATH 1304 (330) Trigonometry Trigonometric functions, logarithms, solutions of triangles, trigonometric identities and equations, inverse trigonometric functions, and an introduction to complex numbers. TI83/84 Plus graphing calculator required. Spring. Prerequisite: MATH 1303 or equivalent.
MATH 1307 (330) Finite Math for Business Analysis Brief review of algebra, exponents and logarithms, mathematical models for finance, systems of linear equations and inequalities, linear programming, matrices, simplex method, and probability. TI83/84 Plus graphing calculator required. Fall, Spring, Summer, Online in Summer. Prerequisite: eMAT Advising Tool (Basic Algebra).
MATH 1308 (330) Calculus for Business Analysis Limits, differentiation, graphing, and integration with applications to business problems. TI83/84 Plus graphing calculator required. Fall, Spring, Summer, Online. Prerequisite: MATH 1303 or 1307.
MATH 1405 (440) Calculus and Analytic Geometry I Introduction to analytic geometry, functions, limits, and continuity; the derivative and applications; the antiderivative; definite integral, and applications. TI83/84 Plus graphing calculator required. Fall. Prerequisite: eMAT Advising Tool (Advanced Algebra) or MATH 1303, and knowledge of trigonometry.
MATH 1406 (440) Calculus and Analytic Geometry II Techniques of integration; applications of the definite integral; parametric equations and polar coordinates; infinite sequences and series. TI83/84 Plus graphing calculator required. Spring. Prerequisite: MATH 1405.
MATH 2301 (330) Elementary Probability and Statistics Introductory course including elements of probability to support statistical theory. Topics include theoretical distributions, discrete and continuous variables, and tests of hypotheses. Suggested for majors in the social and behavioral sciences. TI83/84 Plus graphing calculator required. Fall, Spring, Summer, Online. Prerequisite: MATH 1301 pr 1303 or 1307 or 1405.
MATH 2309 (330) Introduction to Linear Algebra An introduction to the fundamentals of linear algebra, including Gaussian elimination, solution of systems of linear equations, finite dimensional vector spaces, matrices, and determinants. The main emphasis of the course is on applications and computational methods, with a view to facilitate the use of linear algebra in computer science and the natural and social sciences. Fall, Spring. Prerequisite: MATH 1303 or 1307 or Math Advising Tool.
MATH 2407 (440) Calculus and Analytic Geometry III Solid analytic geometry, differential calculus of vectorvalued functions, calculus of functions of several variables, including partial derivatives, double integrals, and line integrals. TI83/84 Plus graphing calculator required. Fall. Prerequisite: MATH 1406.
MATH 2407HR (440) Honors Calculus and Analytic Geometry III Solid analytic geometry, differential calculus of vectorvalued functions, calculus of functions of several variables, including partial derivatives, double integrals, and line integrals. TI83/84 Plus graphing calculator required.
The Honors Program curriculum supplements and complements the traditional curriculum of this course. Prerequisite: MATH 1406; Admission to Honors Program.
MATH 3101 (120) Mathematics Seminar A seminar designed to expose the mathematics student to the broad range of applications of mathematical concepts and methods from a current or historical perspective. Offered periodically. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
MATH 3301 (330) Elementary Foundations of Mathematics Topics include: standard methods of proof, set theory, symbolic logic, relations, functions, and cardinality. Fall. Prerequisite: MATH 1406 or permission of instructor.
MATH 3302 (330) Discrete Mathematics A study of the basic techniques and modes of reasoning of combinatorial problem solving. Sets, functions, and algorithms; counting methods and recurrence relations; graph theory; trees; network models; Boolean algebra and combinatorial circuits. Fall. Prerequisite: MATH 1303, 2309, and COSC 1405, or permission of instructor.
MATH 3303 (330) Math Content I A study of systems of numeration and properties of number systems from whole numbers through real numbers. Special attention is given to mathematical reasoning and problem solving. Fall, Summer. Prerequisite: MATH 1303 or permission of instructor.
MATH 3304 (330) Math Content II A continuation of MATH 3303. Additional topics include properties of real number systems, metric, nonmetric, and coordinate geometry, probability, and statistics with a continued emphasis on problem solving. Spring, Summer. Prerequisite: MATH 3303 or permission of instructor.
MATH 3305 (330) Differential Equations Differential equations of the first order with geometric and physical applications; analysis of differential equations of second and higher orders and their solutions. Spring. Prerequisite: MATH 2407.
MATH 3307 (330) Introduction to Numerical Methods An introduction to numerical methods, both the mathematical methods for solving equations numerically and the programming of these methods on computers. Topics include intervalhalving, Newton’s and Bairstow’s methods for a single equation; Gaussian elimination and GramSchmidt orthogonalization for solving systems of linear equations; interpolating polynomials; and methods of numerical differentiation and integration. TI83/84 Plus graphing calculator required. Spring, odd numbered years. Prerequisite: COSC 1405 and MATH 1405.
MATH 3308 (330) Introduction to Probability and Statistics A representative introduction to both the dataoriented nature of statistics and the mathematical concepts underlying statistics. Topics include data gathering and experimental design, organizing and describing data, classical probability theory, and statistical inference, probabilistic modeling methods applied to the analysis of biological sequences such as DNA and proteins, and DNA sequence structure and homology modeling.TI83/84 Plus graphing calculator required. Spring. Prerequisite: MATH 1405.
MATH 3309 (330) Essential Knowledge of Geometry A thorough treatment of the principles of Euclidean geometry, and a study of nonEuclidean geometries. Fall. Prerequisite: MATH 1406 or MATH 3304 or permission of instructor.
MATH 3310 (330) Problem Solving in Mathematics Problem solving techniques applied to various topics in mathematics. Problems will be investigated in the areas of relations, functions, algebra, geometry, probability, and logic using various problemsolving techniques. Spring. Prerequisite: MATH 1406 or MATH 3304 or permission of instructor.
MATH 4010 (030) Math 48 Seminar This required course is designed to help students prepare for the Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES). The course will focus on content and sample questions from state authorized preparation manuals distributed by the National Evaluation Systems, Inc. Information will also be gleaned from the state publication Proficiencies for Teachers in LearnerCentered Schools and other appropriate sources. Students must score a minimum of 85% on the TExES posttest in order to be authorized by the College of Education to take the TExES examination. Fall, Spring. Prerequisite: Educator Preparation Program admission.
MATH 4011 (030) Math 712 Seminar This required course is designed to help students prepare for the Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES). The course will focus on content and sample questions from state authorized preparation manuals distributed by the National Evaluation Systems, Inc. Information will also be gleaned from the state publication Proficiencies for Teachers in LearnerCentered Schools and other appropriate sources. Students must score a minimum of 85% on the TExES posttest in order to be authorized by the College of Education to take the TExES examination. Fall, Spring. Prerequisite: None.
MATH 4301 (330) Linear Algebra A study of vector spaces, linear transformations, invariance, and the theory of matrices. Spring. Prerequisite: MATH 2309 and 3301.
MATH 4302 (330) Abstract Algebra I (SL) This course covers functions, operations, equivalence relations, divisibility, groups, homomorphisms, quotient groups. This course contains a fieldbased servicelearning component. Fall. Prerequisite: MATH 3301.
MATH 4303 (330) Analysis I (SL) Selected topics from number systems, set theory, limits and continuity, theory of calculus, sequences and series, and vector analysis. This course contains a fieldbased servicelearning component. Spring. Prerequisite: MATH 3301.
MATH 4306 (330) Abstract Algebra II Fundamentals of ring and field theory. Topics include including polyno0mial rings and field extensions.
Periodically in the Spring. Prerequisite: MATH 4302
MATH 4307 (330) Analysis II Selected topics from differential and integral calculus, infinite series, sequences and series of functions, and metric spaces. Periodically in the Fall. Prerequisite: MATH 4303.
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