MTH 013. Basic Math Skills with Algebra. 3 hours credit, fall, spring
A review of basic concepts to prepare students who are deficient in basic mathematics skills. Includes basic arithmetic skills and beginning topics of algebra such as signed numbers, linear equations, exponents, polynomials and word problems to form an introduction to intermediate algebra. This course does not fulfill any general education mathematics requirement.
MTH 123. Mathematics for Educators. 3 hours credit, spring
The study of set theory, logic, numeration systems, whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, number theory, and geometry, presented as a foundation for elementary school mathematics. Required of ALL elementary education majors.
MTH 133. Intermediate Algebra. 3 hours credit, fall, spring
A study of fundamental algebraic operations, polynomials, graphing, pairs of linear equations, roots and radicals, ratios and proportions, and their applications. Designed to prepare the student for college algebra and to satisfy the math requirements for medical technology, other allied health-related disciplines, home economics and similar programs. A student may not earn credit for this course after passing MTH 163, MTH 173, or MTH 184.
MTH 145. Math in the Real World. 3 hours credit, fall, spring
A practical course introducing basic concepts of logic, set theory, finance, functions, statistics and probability as they relate to events commonly encountered. This course will meet the General Education requirements for all students who are not required to take College Algebra or Calculus for their chosen degree.
MTH 163. Functions and Modeling. 3 hours credit, fall, spring
A study of linear, exponential, logarithmic and polynomial functions and their graphs with emphasis on modeling, rates of change, and data analysis as applied to the natural sciences, business, the behavioral sciences, and social issues. Prerequisites: MTH 133 or two years of high school algebra with a grade of B or better; minimum ACT Math score of 22 or SAT Math score of 520.
MTH 173. College Algebra. 3 hours credit, fall, spring
A study of sets, relations and functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations and inequalities, matrices and determinants, theory of equations, sequences, permutations, and combinations, the binomial theorem and introduction to the theory of probability. Prerequisite: at least two units of high school algebra with B’s or better, or MTH 133 with a C or better.
MTH 181. Trigonometry. 1 hour credit, fall
Covers the standard trigonometric functions, their inverses, identities, relationship to the unit circle, along with basic applications such as the laws of sine and cosine. Prerequisite: MTH 133 with a C or better, or 2 years of high school algebra with B’s or better.
MTH 184. Pre-Calculus. 4 hours credit, fall
Study of linear, polynomial, power, exponential and logarithmic functions and their graphs; systems of equations and inequalitites, matrices, and determinants. Covers the standard trigonometric functions, their inverses, identities, relationship to the unit circle, along with basic applications such as the laws of sine and cosine. Prerequisites: MTH 133 with a C or better, or 2 years of high school algebra with B’s or better.
MTH 203. Discrete Mathematics. 3 hours credit, fall
Covers fundamentals of discrete mathematics including sets, proofs, induction, logic, relations and functions, algorithms, graph theory, and combinatorial counting principles. Prerequisites: MTH 163, MTH 173, or MTH 184.
MTH 213. College Geometry. 3 hours credit, odd years, spring
An extension of high school geometry. Includes construction, foundations, and methods of proof in Euclidean geometry and solid geometry. Prerequisite: High School Geometry.
MTH 214. Analytic Geometry and Calculus I. 4 hours credit, fall
Plane analytic geometry, differentiation of algebraic functions, applications of derivatives, integration and its applications. Prerequisite: MTH 173 or 184, or two years of high school algebra with B’s or better and one unit of Trigonometry. Co-requisite: for those weak in trigonometry take MTH 181 Trigonometry.
MTH 223. Elements of Statistics. 3 hours credit, fall
Elementary probability theory, measures of central tendency and variability, discrete probability distributions, normal distribution, sampling theory, estimation theory, hypothesis testing, regression, correlation and chi square distribution. This course is designed for business and social science majors, rather than science or mathematics majors. Prerequisite: MTH 163, MTH 173, or MTH 184.
MTH 224. Analytic Geometry and Calculus II. 4 hours credit, spring
A continuation of MTH 214, which is prerequisite. More analytic geometry, differentiation and integration of trigonometric, logarithmic, and exponential functions, methods of integration, vectors in the plane, indeterminate forms, improper integrals and polar coordinates.
MTH 243. Introduction to Mathematical Thought. 3 hours credit, even years, fall
A course to prepare the serious mathematics student for the more advanced courses in abstract algebra, and analysis. This course is designed to bridge the gap between applied mathematics courses and proof oriented abstract mathematics courses. The course will emphasize the logical skills required for mathematical proof. Prerequisite: MTH 224.
MTH 313. Probability and Statistics. 3 hours credit, odd years, spring
Probability as a mathematical system, random variables and their distributions, limit theorems, and topics in statistical inference. This course is designed primarily for mathematics majors. Prerequisite: MTH 224.
MTH 334. Analytic Geometry and Calculus III. 4 hours credit, fall
A continuation of 224, which is prerequisite. The theory of infinite series, vectors, solid analytic geometry, moments, and moments of inertia, partial differentiation, and multiple integrals.
MTH 343. Differential Equations. 3 hours credit, spring
The solution of differential equations of first order and first degree, with applications, linear differential equations of higher order, with applications, Laplace transform methods, and solutions by series. Prerequisite: 334.
MTH 353. Linear Algebra. 3 hours credit, odd years, fall
A study of linear equations, matrices, and vector spaces, linear transformations, determinants, rational and Jordan forms, inner product spaces, and bilinear forms. Prerequisite: 224.
MTH 413. Abstract Algebra. 3 hours credit, even years, spring
Introduction to the abstract fundamentals of algebra including number theory, fields, integral domains, rings and groups. Prerequisite: 243.
MTH 421. Math Topics. 1 hour credit, odd years, spring
A survey of topics in mathematics such as combinatorics complex analysis, mathematics history, and numerical methods. Includes an overview of the fields and direction of current mathematics research. Intended for mathematics majors. Prerequisite: MTH 243 and MTH 334.
MTH 453. Analysis. 3 hours credit, fall
Real number systems, functions, sequences, limits, continuity, differentiation, integration, infinite and power series, and uniform convergence. Prerequisite: 243.