Mathematics Courses

Mathematics Courses

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MAT - Math

MAT-000B: Plane Geometry (Min Credits: 4.0)

Prerequisite: MATH 903 or satisfactory score on an appropriate Mathematics Placement Exam. Basic concepts of plane geometry for lines, planes, triangles and spheres and an introduction to deductive reasoning. Pass/No Pass Option.

MAT-000C: Intermediate Algebra (5.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 5.0)

Prerequisite MAT 903 or placement into the course by the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam. ; or Prerequisite MAT 903M or placement into the course by the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam. and Prerequisite MAT 903MX or placement into the course by the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam. The student will study fundamental laws of exponents and radicals, quadratic equations, graphical representations, complex numbers, functions and inverses, logarithmic and exponential functions, conic sections, sequences and series, linear systems and inequalities, and applied problems.

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MAT-000CG: Mathematics for the Associate Degree Student (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite Placement into Math CG or higher by the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam ; or Prerequisite MATH 903 or Prerequisite MATH 903M This course is a math survey course that uses creative thinking and problem solving as tools to connect the development of various areas of mathematics. Topics may include number systems, geometric and algebraic patterns, and a variety of real world applications. This is an associate degree level course but does not substitute for Math C.

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MAT-000CM: Intermediate Algebra (MAPS) (5.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 5.0)

Prerequisite MAT 903 or successful placement into the course based on the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam and an interview with the MAPS counselor. ; or Prerequisite MAT 903M or successful placement into the course based on the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam and an interview with the MAPS counselor. and Prerequisite MAT 903MX or successful placement into the course based on the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam and an interview with the MAPS counselor. ; and Corequisite MAT 00CMX Math CMX must be taken concurrently with Math CM. The MAPS program offers students a team approach to succeed in elementary and intermediate algebra. This program is designed for students who have had difficulty in their math course in the past and is the second course in the MAPS sequence. The students study fundamental laws of exponents and radicals, quadratic equations, graphical representations, complex numbers, functions and inverses, logarithmic and exponential functions, conic sections, sequences and series, linear systems and inequalities, and applied problems. Concurrent enrollment in MAT 00CMX is mandatory. Pass/No Pass Option.

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MAT-000D: Trigonometry (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite Placement into Math D or higher by the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam , or Prerequisite MAT 000C ; or Prerequisite MAT 000CM and Prerequisite MAT 00CMX Students study trigonometric functions including applications to triangles, circular functions, radian measure, graphs and polar coordinates, trigonometric identities, inverse trigonometric functions, vectors, and complex numbers.

AA2 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - Com & Ana Th, B4 - CSU Quantitative Reasoning

MAT-000G: Mathematics for the Liberal Arts Student (4.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 4.0)

Prerequisite Placement into Math G or higher by the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam ; or Prerequisite MAT 000C or Prerequisite MAT 000CM This course introduces creative thinking skills using fascinating examples, problem solving, self-exploration, and expository work. Topics may include: sequences and series, probability and statistics, countable and uncountable sets, and the Pythagorean Theorem.

2A - IGETC Quantitative Reasoning, AA2 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - Com & Ana Th, B4 - CSU Quantitative Reasoning

MAT-001: College Algebra (4.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 4.0)

Prerequisite MAT 000C or satisfactory score on an appropriate Mathematics Placement Exam or Prerequisite MAT 000CM This college-level course in algebra covers the following topics: polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, absolute value, and logarithmic functions; systems of equations; theory of polynomial equations; and analytic geometry.

2A - IGETC Quantitative Reasoning, AA2 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - Com & Ana Th, B4 - CSU Quantitative Reasoning

MAT-002: Precalculus and Trigonometry (6.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 6.0)

Prerequisite MAT 000C or Prerequisite MAT 000CM or Prerequisite Satisfactory score on an appropriate Mathematics Placement Exam. This course incorporates all topics found in pre-calculus algebra (MAT 001) and trigonometry (MAT 000D). This is an intensive course for the highly motivated and very well prepared student.

2A - IGETC Quantitative Reasoning, AA2 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - Com & Ana Th, B4 - CSU Quantitative Reasoning

MAT-003A: Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (5.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 5.0)

Prerequisite MAT 002 or placement into the course by the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam. ; or Prerequisite MAT 000D or higher or satisfactory score on an appropriate Mathematics Placement Exam. and Prerequisite MAT 001 or placement into the course by the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam. This is the first part of the three-semester calculus sequence. Topics include functions,limits, continuity, differentiation and integration, and applications for polynomial and transcendental functions.

2A - IGETC Quantitative Reasoning, AA2 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - Com & Ana Th, B4 - CSU Quantitative Reasoning

MAT-003AH: Analytic Geometry and Calculus I - Honors (5.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 5.0)

This course is the honors version of the Calculus I course and is the first part of the three-semester calculus sequence. Topics include functions, limits, continuity, differentiation and integration, and applications for polynomial and transcendental functions. Students may not receive credit for both MATH 003A and MATH 003AH. This section requires enrollment in the Honors Transfer Project. More information and the online application can be found at http://honors.missioncollege.edu.

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MAT-003B: Analytic Geometry and Calculus II (5.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 5.0)

Prerequisite MAT 003A or Prerequisite MAT 003AH This is the second part of the three-semester calculus sequence. Topics include infinite series, vectors in the plane, parametric equations, conic sections, polar coordinates and integration techniques with applications.

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MAT-004A: Multivariable Calculus (4.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 4.0)

This course covers vector-valued functions, calculus of functions of more than one variable, partial derivatives, multiple integration, Green's Theorem, Stokes' Theorem, and the divergence theorem.

2A - IGETC Quantitative Reasoning, AA2 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - Com & Ana Th, B4 - CSU Quantitative Reasoning

MAT-004B: Differential Equations (4.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 4.0)

Topics include ordinary differential equations, with emphasis on linear equations, and partial differential equations. Methods include Laplace Transforms, power series, Fourier series, numerical solutions and applications.

2A - IGETC Quantitative Reasoning, AA2 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - Com & Ana Th, B4 - CSU Quantitative Reasoning

MAT-004C: Linear Algebra (4.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 4.0)

This course covers basic linear algebra including systems of linear equations, Gaussian elimination, determinants, matrices, vector spaces, transformations, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors.

2A - IGETC Quantitative Reasoning, AA2 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - Com & Ana Th, B4 - CSU Quantitative Reasoning

MAT-005: Programming and Problem-Solving in MATLAB (2.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite MAT 003A or Prerequisite MAT 003AH or higher. This course utilizes the MATLAB environment to provide students with a working knowledge of computer-based problem-solving methods relevant to mathematics, science and engineering. Topics include procedural and object-oriented programming, two- and three-dimensional graphing, data import and export, curve fitting, recursion and applications in engineering, physics, and mathematics.

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MAT-008: Finite Mathematics (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite MAT 000C or placement into Math 8 or higher by the Mission College Placement Exam. ; or Prerequisite MAT 000CM or placement into Math 8 or higher by the Mission College Placement Exam. and Prerequisite MAT 000CMX or placement into Math 8 or higher by the Mission College Placement Exam. Course topics include linear equations, matrix systems, linear programming, set theory, mathematics of finance, and introductory probability and statistics.

2A - IGETC Quantitative Reasoning, AA2 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - Com & Ana Th, B4 - CSU Quantitative Reasoning

MAT-009: Integrated Statistics II (5.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 5.0)

Prerequisite MAT 909 This is the second of two courses in the Statway sequence. Students study probability, descriptive and inferential statistics including probability distribution, hypothesis testing, linear regression and applications. Current statistical technology packages are used. This sequence is recommended for students with majors that require no mathematics beyond freshman-level statistics. Successful completion of both Math 909 and Math 009 is required to satisfy CSU and UC transferability.

AA2 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - Com & Ana Th, B4 - CSU Quantitative Reasoning

MAT-00CMX: Intermediate Algebra MAPS Extra (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite MAT 903 or successful placement into the course based on the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam and an interview with the MAPS counselor. ; or Prerequisite MAT 903M or successful placement into the course based on the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam and an interview with the MAPS counselor. and Prerequisite MAT 903MX or successful placement into the course based on the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam and an interview with the MAPS counselor. ; and Corequisite MAT 000CM Math CM must be taken concurrently with Math CMX. This lecture course is a corequisite for MAT 000CM. It is part of the MAPS program and provides additional time to help students succeed by participating in enhanced and innovative learning strategies and activities.

MAT-00CP: Prep Trig/Bus Math (Min Credits: 2.0)

Prerequisite: MATH 000C or satisfactory score on an appropriate Mathematics Placement Exam. This is an accelerated review of all the material from Intermediate Algebra. The course will concentrate on those areas of Intermediate Algebra which require additional work. Pass/No Pass Only.

MAT-010: Elementary Statistics (4.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 4.0)

Prerequisite MAT 000C or Prerequisite MAT 000CM or successful placement into the course based on the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam , or Prerequisite Completion of, or placement into, any higher-level math. Students study probability, descriptive and inferential statistics including probability distribution, hypothesis testing, linear regression and applications. Current statistical computer packages are used.

2A - IGETC Quantitative Reasoning, AA2 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - Com & Ana Th, B4 - CSU Quantitative Reasoning

MAT-010H: Elementary Statistics - Honors (4.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 4.0)

This course is the honors version of Elementary Statistics. This course provides students with a comprehensive introduction to statistical methods and research. Current statistical computer packages are used. Students may not receive credit for both MATH 010 and MATH 010H. This section requires enrollment in the Honors Transfer Project. More information and the online application can be found at http://honors.missioncollege.edu.

2A - IGETC Quantitative Reasoning, AA2 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - Com & Ana Th, B4 - CSU Quantitative Reasoning

MAT-012: Calculus for Business (4.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 4.0)

Prerequisite MAT 000C or placement into MAT 12 or higher by the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam. ; or Prerequisite or placement into MAT 12 or higher by the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam. Course topics include the intuitive concept of a limit, and simple techniques of differential and integral calculus and their most common applications in business. This course is not equivalent to MAT 003A.

2A - IGETC Quantitative Reasoning, AA2 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - Com & Ana Th, B4 - CSU Quantitative Reasoning

MAT-014: Math for Elementary School Teachers (Number Systems) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite: MATH 000C or MATH 000CM or successful placement into the course based on the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam. Advisory: MATH 000B. This course covers systems of numbers, emphasizes patterns and relationships, presents mathematical models and real-word applications, and provides algorithms for estimating and finding exact answers when doing calculations. Appropriate problem solving, critical thinking, and communication are included. The course is designed for students who intend to become elementary school teachers. Pass/No Pass Option.

MAT-019: Discrete Mathematics (4.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 4.0)

Prerequisite MAT 001 or successful placement into the course based on the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam, or Prerequisite MAT 002 This course covers discrete mathematics appropriate for computer applications. Topics may include graphs, sets, logic, mathematical induction, functions and relations, sequences and series, matrices, combinatorics, Boolean algebra, algebraic structures,and computer implementation.

2A - IGETC Quantitative Reasoning, AA2 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - Com & Ana Th, B4 - CSU Quantitative Reasoning

MAT-081H: Honors Seminar in Mathematics (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is an honors course involving discussion and analysis of various mathematical topics. There is an emphasis on in-depth understanding of mathematical theorems, general problem-solving techniques, and how to communicate mathematics. This section requires enrollment in the Honors Transfer Project. More information and the online application can be found at http://honors.missioncollege.edu.

MAT-900: Arithmetic Functions (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course covers fundamental arithmetic skills including whole numbers, fractions and decimals, ratio, proportion and percent, simple equations, problem analysis, and practical applications.

MAT-901: Arithmetic Review (Min Credits: 1.5)

Review topics include fundamental arithmetic skills including signed numbers, fractions and decimals, and applications of ratio, proportion and percent to practical problems. Pass/No Pass Option.

MAT-902: Pre-Algebra (4.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 4.0)

This course is designed for those students who have a solid foundation in arithmetic skills but need to develop those skills further before taking Algebra.

MAT-903: Elementary Algebra (5.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 5.0)

Prerequisite MAT 902 or placement into the course by the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam. Course topics include operations with real numbers; properties of real numbers and signed exponents; solving and graphing linear equations; solving linear inequalities; functions; factoring polynomials; solving quadratic equations by factoring; simplifying rational expressions; solving rational equations; applications of linear, quadratic, and rational equations; and working with scientific notation.

MAT-903M: Elementary Algebra (MAPS) (5.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 5.0)

Prerequisite MAT 902 or successful placement into the course based on the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam and an interview with the MAPS counselor. and Corequisite MAT 903MX MAT 903MX must be taken concurrently with MAT 903M. The MAPS program offers students a team approach to succeed in elementary and intermediate algebra. This program is designed for students who have had difficulty in their math course in the past. Students study operations of signed numbers, exponents, polynomials and rational expressions; properties of real numbers, equations and exponents; solving and graphing linear equations; applications of linear equations; and factoring of polynomials. Pass/No Pass Option. Concurrent enrollment in MAT 903MX is mandatory.

MAT-903MX: Elementary Algebra MAPS Extra (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite MAT 902 or successful placement into the course based on the Mission College Mathematics Placement Exam and an interview with the MAPS counselor. and Corequisite MAT 903M MAT 903M must be taken concurrently with MAT 903MX. This lecture course is a co-requisite for MAT 903M. It is part of the MAPS program and provides additional time to help students succeed by participating in enhanced and innovative learning strategies and activities.

MAT-909: Integrated Statistics I (5.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 5.0)

Prerequisite MAT 902 or higher or satisfactory score on an appropriate Mathematics Placement Test This is the first of two courses in the Statway sequence. Students study probability, descriptive statistics, linear regression and applications. Current statistical technology packages are used. This sequence is recommended for students with majors that require no mathematics beyond freshman-level statistics. Successful completion of both MAT 909 and MAT 009 is required to satisfy CSU and UC transferability.

MAT-910: Problem Solving in Mathematics (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course introduces the student to various problem solving techniques, and develops mathematical and critical thinking skills.