• Mathematics (MTH)

    MTH-052 : Medication Calculations for Nurses

    [ Not Offered Every Year | 4 - credits ]

    Topics include problem solving, ratios and proportions, percents, accuracy and precision of metric, apothecary and household systems of measurement, and calculating oral and parenteral medication doses as well as intravenous and critical care calculations. Required: Student Petition.

    MTH-054 : Medication Calculations for Medical Assistants

    [ Winter Term | 4 - credits ]

    Topics include problem solving, ratios and proportions, percents, accuracy and precision of metric, apothecary and household systems of measurement and calculating medication doses. Required: Student Petition. This course cannot be waived.

    MTH-080 : Technical Mathematics II

    [ Fall, Winter, Spring Terms | 3 - credits ]

    Second in a sequence designed for career-technical students. The topics focus on critical thinking, problem solving, and mathematical communication using applications in arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.

    MTH-082A : Wastewater Math I

    [ Fall Term | 1 - credits ]

    Quantitative component to understanding wastewater operations. Simple unit conversions, fraction to decimal conversions and more complicated problem solving as applied to wastewater preliminary and primary treatment.

    MTH-082B : Waterworks Math I

    [ Fall Term | 1 - credits ]

    Problem solving for waterworks applications. Introduction to basic algebra and mathematical concepts, conversions and calculations encountered in the waterworks industry.

    MTH-082C : Wastewater Math II

    [ Winter Term | 1 - credits ]

    Quantitative component to understanding analysis and operations of secondary wastewater systems. Flow rate, chemical dosage, treatment plant loading, treatment process efficiency, unit conversion and process control.

    MTH-082D : Waterworks Math II

    [ Winter Term | 1 - credits ]

    Problem solving for waterworks applications. Introduction to contact-time (CT) calculations, how to determine chemical concentrations, the pounds formula, and basic hydraulics.

    MTH-082E : Math for High Purity Water

    [ Not Offered Every Year | 1 - credits ]

    Basic math for high purity water concepts. Measurements accuracy, rounding rules and errors, significant figures, scientific notation, metric prefixes, simple statistics, average and standard deviation of a population.

    MTH-205 : A Bridge to University Mathematics

    [ Winter Term | 3 - credits ]

    MTH-205 is a "bridge course" designed to help students transition from computation-based mathematics to the more proof-based curriculum typical of junior-senior collegiate mathematics-level courses. Topics include: group theory, elementary set theory, proof, and argumentation.

    MTH-211 : Fundamentals of Elementary Math I

    [ Fall Term | 4 - credits ]

    This course is the first in a sequence of three courses designed to teach students to understand the basic concepts of mathematics and provide ideas for teaching these concepts to elementary school children.

    MTH-212 : Fundamentals of Elementary Math II

    [ Winter Term | 4 - credits ]

    This course is the second in a sequence of three courses designed to teach students to understand the basic concepts of mathematics and provide ideas for teaching these concepts to elementary school children.

    MTH-213 : Fundamentals of Elementary Math III

    [ Spring Term | 4 - credits ]

    This course is the third in a sequence of three courses designed to teach students to understand the basic concepts of mathematics and provide ideas for teaching these concepts to elementary school children.

    MTH-244 : Statistics II

    [ Fall, Winter, Spring Terms | 4 - credits ]

    The tools learned in Statistics II are used for hypothesis tests and confidence intervals for one and two populations, linear regression, inference about regression, and chi-square tests.

    MTH-253 : Calculus III

    [ WI/SP | 5 - credits ]

    Additional topics in calculus including sequences and series.

    MTH-254 : Vector Calculus

    [ FA/SP | 5 - credits ]

    An introduction to the study of curves and surfaces in space, partial derivatives, curve and surface integrals, and applications of these topics.

    MTH-256 : Differential Equations

    [ SU/WI | 4 - credits ]

    This course is an introduction to the study of first-order differential equations, first-order systems of differential equations, linear systems of differential equations, and applications of these topics.

    MTH-261 : Linear Algebra

    [ SP/SU | 4 - credits ]

    An introduction to linear equations in n-space: systems of linear equations, vectors, matrices, matrix operations, linear transformations, linear independence, span, bases, subspaces of n-space, determinants, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, inner products, diagonalization, and applications of these topics.

    MTH-280 : Mathematics/CWE

    [ Not Offered Every Year | 1 - 6 credits ]

    Cooperative work experience. Practical experience in teaching, tutoring or applying mathematics while supervised by a teacher or mathematician. May be repeated for up to 12 credits. May be repeated for up to 12 credits. Required: Student Petition.


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