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MATH 0372 Intermediate Algebra 3 Hours (3-0) This course is intermediate in difficulty between the introductory and college algebra courses and is designed to bridge the gap between the courses. This course will enable students to become proficient in factoring, solving quadratic equations and systems of equations, working with conic sections, and functions Co-requisite: MATH 0170. Prerequisite: Requires a “C” or greater in MATH 0371 and a “P” in MATH 0170 or “P” in MATH 0174- 0176 (FLEX Introductory Algebra sequence) or a satisfac- tory score on an algebra placement test or 230 on THEA. Course fee.

MATH 1314 College Algebra 3 Hours (3-0) This course is designed to enable students to become proficient in the following algebraic topics: polynomials, rational expressions, exponents, radicals, linear equations and inequalities, quadratic equations, exponential and logarithmic equations, applications systems of equations, and binomial expansion. Prerequisite: Requires a “C” or greater in MATH 0392 and a “P” in MATH 0170 or a “P” in Math 0177-0179 or a satisfactory score on an algebra placement test or 270 on THEA. Course fee.

MATH 1316 Trigonometry 3 Hours (3-0) This course is designed to enable students to become proficient in trigonometric and inverse trigonometric func- tions, the solution of triangles, identities, trigonometric equations, applications complex numbers, and logarithms. Prerequisite: Requires a “C” or greater in MATH 1314 or a satisfactory score on an algebra placement test. Course fee.

MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business & Social Sciences I 3 Hours (3-0) This course is designed to enable students to solve elemen- tary business problems involving the following topics: sets, linear relations and functions, elementary matrix theory, systems of linear equations and inequalities, lin- ear programming by the simplex method, simple and compound interest, annuities, amortization, and bonds. Requires a “B”or greater in MATH 0391 and a “P” in Math 0190 or a satisfactory score on an algebra placement test. Course fee.

MATH 1325 Mathematics for Business & Social Sciences II 3 Hours (3-0) This course is designed to enable students to learn quan- titative methods for analyzing business problems. The topics to be studied are: Limits and continuity, deriva- tives, graphing and optimization, exponential and loga- rithmic functions, antiderivatives, integration, applications to management, economics, and business. Prerequisite: Requires a “C” or greater in MATH 1324. Course fee.

MATH 1342 Statistics 3 Hours (3-0) This course is designed to enable students to learn the introductory techniques of collection, presentation, analysis, and interpretation of data. Correlation methods, analysis of variance, dispersion, sampling, quality control, reliability, mathematical models, and regression analysis are also studied. Students will become proficient in use of computer technology such as Excel. Prerequisite: Requires a “B” or greater in MATH 0391 and a “P” in MATH 0190 or a higher level math course or a satisfactory score on an Algebra placement test. Course fee.

Midland College 2011-2012 Catalog & Handbook

MATH 1350 Fundamentals of Mathematics I 3 Hours (3-0) Concepts of sets, functions, numeration systems, number theory, and properties of the natural numbers, integers, rational, and real number systems with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. This course is designed specifically for students who seek middle grade (4-8) teacher certification. Prerequisite: Requires a “C” or greater in MATH 1314 or equivalent. Course fee.

MATH 1351 Fundamentals of Mathematics II 3 Hours (3-0) Concepts of geometry, probability, and statistics, as well as applications of the algebraic properties of real numbers to concepts of measurement with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. This course is designed spe- cifically for students who seek middle grade (4-8) teacher certification. Prerequisite: Requires a “C” or greater in MATH 1350, or “C” or greater in MATH 1314 or equiva- lent. Course fee.

MATH 1414 College Algebra 4 Hours (4-0) This course is designed to enable students to become proficient in the following algebraic topics: polynomials, rational expressions, exponents, radicals, linear equations and inequalities, quadratic equations, exponential and logarithmic equations, systems of equations, and bino- mial expansion. Prerequisite: Requires a “C” or greater in MATH 0391 and a “P” in MATH 0190 or a “P” in Math 0196-0199 or a satisfactory score on an algebra placement test or 270 on THEA. This course is designed for students needing more time to successfully complete College Algebra. Course fee.

MATH 2412 Pre-Calculus 4 Hours (4-0) This course is designed to enable students to become pro- ficient in applications of algebra and trigonometry to the study of elementary functions and their graphs including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigo- nometric functions. Some topics from analytical geometry are discussed. Prerequisite: Requires a “C” or greater in MATH 1314 or a satisfactory score on Trigonometry placement test. Course fee.

MATH 2413 Calculus I 4 Hours (4-0) This course is designed to enable students to become proficient in introductory analytic geometry, the theory of limits, differential calculus of algebraic and trigonometric functions, applications of differentiation, antiderivatives, and the definite integral. Prerequisite: Requires a “C” or greater in MATH 1316 or a “C” or better in MATH 2412 or a satisfactory score on a precalculus placement test. Course fee.

MATH 2414 Calculus II 4 Hours (4-0) This course is designed to enable students to become profi- cient in the differentiation and integration of transcenden- tal functions, techniques of integration, and applications of the definite integral, indeterminate forms, and improper integrals. Prerequisite: Requires a “C” or greater in MATH 2413. Course fee.

MATH 2415 Calculus III 4 Hours (4-0) This course will enable students to become proficient in indeterminate forms, improper integrals, sequences, series, vectors, and the differential and integral calculus of func- tions of several variables. Prerequisite: Requires a “C” or greater in MATH 2414. Course fee.

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