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MATH 0100. Mathematical Reasoning Support

This course is a corequisite support course, with additional pre-requisite material, for students enrolled in MATH 1300. As the support course for the credit-bearing course, MATH 1300, the grade earned in MATH 0100 does not apply toward graduation requirements and is not included in the cumulative grade point average computation. The course must be taken during the same semester as MATH 1300 to satisfy the developmental requirement based on the student’s placement score. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required for this course and the course requires an online learning component. 1 lecture hour, 1 lab hour (1 credit hour, 2 contact hours)

Corequisite: (Students are required to concurrently enroll in MATH 0100 and MATH 1300 when the student has one of the following)

  • A score of 17 or below on the Mathematics section of the ACT,
  • A score of 76 or below on the Accuplacer Elementary Algebra Placement Test
  • A score of 255 or below on the Accuplacer Next Gen QAS Placement Test
  • A score of 32 or below on the COMPASS Algebra Placement Test
  • Permission of the department chair or school dean

MATH 0102. College Algebra Support

This course is a corequisite support course, with additional pre-requisite material, for students enrolled in MATH 1302. As the support course for the credit-bearing course, MATH 1302, the grade earned in MATH 0102 does not apply toward graduation
requirements and is not included in the cumulative grade point average computation. The course must be taken during the same semester as MATH 1300 to satisfy the developmental requirement based on the student’s placement score. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required for this course and the course requires an online learning component. 1 lecture hour, 1 lab hour (1 credit hour, 2 contact hours)

Corequisite: (Students are required to concurrently enroll in MATH 0102 and MATH 1302 when the student has one of the following)

  • A score of 18-21 on the Mathematics section of the ACT,
  • A score of 63-96 on the Accuplacer Elementary Algebra Placement Test,
  • A score of 249-263 on the Accuplacer Next Gen QAS Placement Test
  • A score of 35-49 on the COMPASS Algebra Placement Test,
  • A grade of “C” or better in MATH 0302
  • Permission of the department chair or school dean

MATH 0401. Foundations of Algebra

This course does not apply towards graduation requirements and the grade earned is not included in the cumulative grade point average computation. The topics covered may include, but are not limited to fundamental arithmetic and algebra, linear equations and inequalities in one variable, graphing linear equations and inequalities in two variables, factoring, operations on exponents and polynomials, as well as problem solving techniques. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required for this course and the course requires an online learning component. Upon successful completion (a grade of “C” or better) of this course, students should then enroll in MATH 0102 and MATH 1302. 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours (4 credit hours, 5 contact hours)

Prerequisite: (must meet one of the following requirements)

  • A score of 13 or below on the Mathematics section of the ACT
  • A score of 29 or below on the Accuplacer Elementary Algebra Placement Test
  • A score of 234 or below on the Accuplacer Next Gen QAS Placement Test
  • A score of 18 or below on the COMPASS Algebra Placement Test
  • Permission of the department chair or school dean

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MATH 0402. Transitional Algebra

This course does not apply towards graduation requirements and the grade earned is not included in the cumulative grade point average computation. The topics covered may include, but are not limited to linear equations and inequalities, quadratics, rational expressions, exponents, radicals, polynomials, and problem solving techniques. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required for this course and the course requires an online learning component. Upon successful completion (a grade of “C” or better), students should then enroll in MATH 1302. 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours (4 credit hours, 5 contact hours)

Prerequisite: (must meet one of the following requirements)

  • A score of 14 – 17 on the Mathematics section of the ACT
  • A score of 30 – 62 on the Accuplacer Elementary Algebra Placement Test
  • A score of 235-248 on the Accuplacer Next Gen QAS Placement Test
  • A score of 19 – 34 on the COMPASS Algebra Placement Test
  • Permission of the department chair or school dean

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MATH 1300. Mathematical Reasoning ACTS # MATH 1113

Comprehensive mathematics course designed for general education core and for degrees not requiring College Algebra.
The overarching goal of Mathematical Reasoning is to provide students with mathematical understandings and skills to be productive workers, discerning consumers, and informed citizens. Students will solve problems using mathematical reasoning involving logic, proportions, algebra, and relations. This course is designed to deliver instruction that focuses on process, conceptual understanding, communication and problem-solving found in the following strands: (a) Personal, state, and national finance (b) Statistics and probability (c) Mathematical modeling (d) Quantities and measurement. The course satisfies the state mandated requirement for the baccalaureate degree and is for students in courses of study not requiring College Algebra as a prerequisite. This course is not appropriate for STEM majors, such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required for this course and the course requires an online learning component. Students who fail to meet the prerequisite scores must enroll in MATH 0100 to enroll in MATH 1300 during the same semester. 3 lecture hours (3 credit hours, 3 contact hours)

Prerequisites: (must meeting one of the following requirements)

  • A minimum score of 18 on the Mathematics section of the ACT
  • A minimum score of 77 on the Accuplacer Elementary Algebra Placement Test
  • A score of 256 or higher on the Accuplacer Next Gen QAS Placement Test
  • A minimum score of 33 on the COMPASS Algebra Placement Test
  • Permission of the department chair or school dean

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MATH 1302. College Algebra ACTS # MATH 1103

This course is a study of functions including, but not limited to, absolute value, quadratic, polynomial, rational, logarithmic and exponential; systems of equations; and matrices. This course satisfies the state mandated requirement for the baccalaureate degree and is appropriate for STEM majors, such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics or for those courses requiring College Algebra as a prerequisite. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required for this course and the course requires an online learning component. 3 lecture hours (3 credit hours, 3 contact hours)

Prerequisites: (must meet one of the following requirements)

  • A minimum score of 22 on the Mathematics section of the ACT
  • A minimum score of 97 on the Accuplacer Elementary Algebra Placement Test
  • A score of 264 or higher on the Accuplacer Next Gen QAS Placement Test
  • A minimum score of 50 on the COMPASS Algebra Placement Test
  • MATH 0402 with a grade of “C” or better
  • MATH 0401 with a grade of “C” or better and current enrolled in MATH 0102
  • Permission of the department chair or school dean

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MATH 1303. Trigonometry ACTS # MATH 1203

This course is a study of trigonometric functions, identities, equations and applications. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required for this course and the course requires an online learning component. This course cannot be taken until all zero (0) level mathematics courses have been successfully completed. 3 lecture hours (3 credit hours, 3 contact hours)

Prerequisites: (must meet one of the following requirements)

  • MATH 1302 with a grade of “C” or better or current enrollment in MATH 1302 (cannot be taking MATH 0102)
  • A score of 26 or higher on the Mathematics section of the ACT
  • A score of 70 or higher on the COMPASS Algebra Placement Test
  • A score of 86 or higher on the Accuplacer College Math Placement Test
  • A score of 263 or higher on the Accuplacer Next Gen Advanced Algebra Placement Test
  • Permission of the department chair or school dean

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MATH 1308. Business Calculus

This course includes, but is not limited to, the following concepts when working with various types of functions:

  1. derivatives – limits, continuity, slopes, rates of change, definition of derivative, derivatives as rates of change, techniques for finding derivatives and non-differentiable functions;
  2. integration – anti-derivatives, indefinite and definite integrals and techniques for finding integrals. Applications include graphing functions using derivatives and optimization. Emphasis is on applied problems in the management sciences and economics. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required for this course and the course requires an online learning component. 3 lecture hours (3 credit hours, 3 contact hours)

Prerequisites: (must meet one of the following requirements)

  • MATH 1300 or MATH 1302 with a grade of “C” or better
  • A score of 26 or higher on the Mathematics section of the ACT
  • A score of 70 or above on the COMPASS Algebra Placement Test
  • A score of 86 or above on the Accuplacer College Math Placement Test
  • A score of 263 or higher on the Accuplacer Next Gen Advanced Algebra Placement Test
  • Permission of the department chair or school dean

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MATH 1330. Technical Mathematics

This course is designed specifically for students in the Technical Sciences and is not guaranteed to transfer and is not the prerequisite for any other math courses offered at UA-PTC. The topics covered will include fundamental arithmetic and algebra along with other appropriate math topics for the various areas of concentration within the technical sciences. Those topics may include, but are not limited to, simple and complex equations, fundamentals of plane figure and solid geometry, geometric measures, right triangle trigonometry and oblique triangles. A calculator (preferably a TI-84) will be required for the course and the course requires an online learning component. 3 lecture hours (3 credit hours, 3 contact hours)

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MATH 1404. Calculus I ACTS # MATH 2405

Course topics include functions (including exponential, trigonometric and logarithmic), limits, continuity, differentiation, anti-derivatives, inverse functions and introduction to integration. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required for this course and the course requires an online learning component. 4 lecture hours (4 credit hours, 4 contact hours)

Prerequisites: (must meet one of the following requirements)

  • MATH 1302 and MATH 1303 with a grade of “C” or better
  • A score of 30 or higher on the Mathematics section of the ACT
  • A score of 85 or above on the COMPASS Algebra Placement Test
  • A score of 103 or above on the Accuplacer College Math Placement Test
  • A score of 276 or higher on the Accuplacer Next Gen Advanced Algebra Placement Test
  • Permission of the department school or division dean

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MATH 1405. Calculus II ACTS # MATH 2505

This course is a continuation of MATH 1404 (Calculus I). It includes integration and applications, integration by parts,
sequences and series, parametric equations, polar coordinates and conic sections. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required for this course and the course requires an online learning component. 4 lecture hours (4 credit hours, 4 contact hours) (F)

Prerequisites: (must meet one of the following requirements)

  • MATH 1404 with a grade of “C” or better
  • Placement by exam
  • Permission of the department chair or school dean

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MATH 2301. Finite Mathematics

This course includes, but is not limited to, the following concepts: applications of linear equations and inequalities, linear programming, matrices, statistics and probability. This is a survey and applications course and is not designed for students who need other mathematical courses. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required for this course and the course requires an online learning component. 3 lecture hours (3 credit hours, 3 contact hours) (Su)

Prerequisites: (must meet one of the following requirements)

  • MATH 1300 or MATH 1302 with a grade of “C” or better
  • A score of 26 or higher on the Mathematics section of the ACT
  • A score of 70 or higher on the COMPASS Algebra Placement Test
  • A score of 86 or higher on the Accuplacer College Math Placement Test
  • A score of 263 or higher on the Accuplacer Next Gen Advanced Algebra Placement Test
  • Permission of the department chair or school dean

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MATH 2310. Discrete Mathematics

This course includes, but is not limited to, the following concepts: mathematical reasoning, set theory, proofs by induction, number systems, relations, directed graphs, trees and related topics of study. Emphasis will be placed on applications of mathematics in computer science and other areas of modern technology. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required for this course and may require an online learning component. 3 lecture hours (3 credit hours, 3 contact hours) (S)

Prerequisites: (must meet one of the following requirements)

  • MATH 1300 or MATH 1302 with a grade of “C” or better
  • A score of 26 or higher on the Mathematics section of the ACT
  • A score of 70 or higher on the COMPASS Algebra Placement Test
  • A score of 86 or higher on the Accuplacer College Math Placement Test
  • A score of 263 or higher on the Accuplacer Next Gen Advanced Algebra Placement Test
  • Permission of the department chair or school dean

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MATH 2320. Introduction to Statistics and Probability ACTS # MATH 2103

This course is an algebra-based course involving the presentation and interpretation of data, probability, sampling, basic inference, correlation, and regression, and analysis of variance. It may include the use of statistical software. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required for this course and the course requires an online learning component. 3 lecture hours (3 credit hours, 3 contact hours)

Prerequisites: (must meet one of the following requirements)

  • MATH 1300 or MATH 1302 with a grade of “C” or better
  • A score of 26 or higher on the mathematics section of the ACT
  • A score of 70 or above on the COMPASS Algebra Placement Test
  • A score of 86 or above on the Accuplacer College Math Placement Test
  • A score of 263 or higher on the Accuplacer Next Gen Advanced Algebra Placement Test
  • Permission of the department chair or school dean

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MATH 2406 Calculus III ACTS # MATH 2603

This course is a continuation of MATH 1405. The study of multidimensional calculus, including multiple integration, partial differentiation, vector functions and other topics are included. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required for this course and the course requires an online learning component. 4 lecture hours (4 credit hours, 4 contact hours). (S)

Prerequisites: (must meet one of the following requirements)

  • MATH 1405 with a grade of “C” or better
  • Placement by exam
  • Permission of the department chair or school dean

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