General Education Math Courses

The following mathematics courses are often required as General Education (Core Curriculum) courses or as Program Requirement courses. These general education mathematics courses are offered every Fall Semester and Spring Semester.
 

Course # Course Title & Description Credit Hours
MTH 121 Concepts and Applications of Mathematics (CT)
A critical thinking course for non-science majors that develops quantitative reasoning skills. Topics include logical thinking, problem-solving, linear modeling, beginning statistics and probability, exponential and logarithmic models, formula use, and financial concepts.
 
Attributes: CT (Core 1), Core 2 Mathematics
Prerequisites: ACT Math 19 or MTH099.
 
3
MTH 122 Plane Trigonometry
A study of the trigonometric functions, graphs of the trigonometric functions, identities, equations, inverse trigonometric functions, vectors, complex numbers, and applications.
 
Prerequisites: ACT Math 21 or MTH127 or MTH130
 
3
MTH 125 Mathematical Thinking (CT)
A critical thinking course for non-science majors. Topics include number systems, sequences, modular arithmetic, deductive arguments, linear programming, techniques of problem solving, and history of mathematics.
 
Attributes: CT (Core 1), Core 2 Mathematics
Prerequisites: ACT Math 19 or MTH 099 or MTH 100
 
4
MTH 127 College Algebra – Expanded Version
A brief but careful review of the main techniques of algebra. Polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Graphs, equations and inequalities, sequences.
 
Attributes: Core 2 Mathematics
Prerequisites: ACT Math 19 or ACT Math 20 or MTH 102
 
5
MTH 130 College Algebra
Polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Graphs, equations and inequalities, sequences.
 
Attributes: Core 2 Mathematics
Prerequisites: ACT Math 20
 
3
MTH 132 Precalculus with Science Applications
Functions used in calculus including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric. Systems of equations and inequalities, conic sections, polar and parametric equations, sequences and series, Binomial Theorem.
 
Attributes: Core 2 Mathematics
Prerequisites: ACT Math 24 or MTH 127 or MTH 130.
 
5
MTH 140 Applied Calculus
A brief survey of calculus including both differentiation and integration with applications. Not to be substituted for Mathematics 229.
 
Attributes: Core 2 Mathematics
Prerequisites: ACT Math 24 or MTH 127 or MTH 130.
 
An Honors Version is also offered: MTH 140H.
Prerequisites: ACT Math 25 or MTH 127 or MTH 130.
 
3
MTH 160 Applied Mathematical Reasoning (CT)
A critical thinking course in applied mathematical reasoning. Topics include logic, problem solving, linear modeling, beginning statistics and probability, exponential and logarithmic modeling, formula use.
 
Attributes: CT (Core 1), Core 2 Mathematics
Prerequisites: ACT Math 19 or MTH 102.
 
5
MTH 220 Discrete Structures
Sets, relations, directed and undirected graphs, monoids, groups, lattices, Boolean algebra, and propositional logic.
 
Prerequisites: ACT Math 27 or MTH 132 or MTH 229 or IST 131.
 
3
STA 225 Introductory Statistics (CT)
A critical thinking course in applied statistical reasoning covering basic probability, descriptive statistics and fundamental statistical inference procedures. Parameter estimation and hypothesis testing for variety of situations with wide applications.
 
Attributes: CT (Core 1), Core 2 Mathematics
Prerequisites: ACT Math 21 or MTH 121.
 
3
MTH 229 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (CT)
An introduction to calculus and analytic geometry, emphasizing critical thinking. Limits, derivatives, and integrals of the elementary functions of one variable, including transcendental functions.
 
Attributes: CT (Core 1), Core 2 Mathematics
Prerequisites: ACT Math 27 or MTH 132.
 
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