MTH 101: INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA
Algebraic operations, linear and quadratic equations, exponents and radicals, elementary functions, graphs, and systems of linear equations will be studied in this course. Students who have other college credits in mathematics must obtain permission of the Department Chair to enroll in this course. NOTE: Not to be taken to fulfill major requirements.
MTH 114: APPLIED BUSINESS CALCULUS
4 credits/ Powers
This course is an introduction to functions and modeling as well as differentiation. There will be a particular focus on mathematical modeling and business applications. These applications include break-even analysis; compound interest; elasticity; inventory and lot size; income streams; and supply and demand curves. The course will include the frequent use of Microsoft Excel. A TI-84 or TI-83 graphing calculator is required. Co-requisite: CSC 151. Prerequisite: MTH 101 or its equivalent.
MTH 150: MATHEMATICS: MYTHS AND REALITIES
3 credits/ Powers
This course is an overview of mathematical concepts that are essential tools in navigating life as an informed and contributing citizen, logical reasoning, uses and abuses of percentages, interpreting statistical studies and graphs, the basics of probability, descriptive statistics, and exponential growth. Applications of these topics include population statistics, opinion polling, voting and apportionment, statistics in disease diagnoses and health care, lotteries and games of chance, and financial mathematics.
MTH 260: DISCRETE STRUCTURES I
This course is the first half of a two-semester course in discrete mathematics. The intended audience of the course consists of computer science majors (both B.A. and B.S.) and IT majors. Topics in the course include logic, sets, functions, relations and equivalence relations, graphs, and trees. There will be an emphasis on applications to computer science.