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Mathematics Courses offered at NICC

MTH 098 BASIC MATH (3)

Students are offered the opportunity to review and increase mathematics skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, whole numbers, fractions, and calculator usage.

MTH 099 MATH FOUNDATIONS (3)

Students are offered the opportunity to review and increase mathematics skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, basic algebraic manipulation, and geometry.

MTH 106 CONSTRUCTION MATH (3)

This course provides applied mathematics for the student enrolled in the carpentry and building construction program. Gives student the ability to use basic math skills to employ in blueprint design, distance measurements, squaring off of floor plans, materials ordering with purchase orders, materials estimates and the like.

MTH 110 PRINCIPLES OF COLLEGE MATH (3)

This course provides students with a background in pre-algebra topics. Includes ratio and proportion, rational and irrational numbers, exponents, integers, polynomials, equations and inequalities, the Cartesian coordinate system, solving systems of linear equations, and problem solving. Prerequisite: Satisfactory math assessment.

MTH 111 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA (4)

This course will include: polynomials and exponents, factoring, rational expressions, roots and radicals, complex numbers, quadratic equations, systems of linear equations, functions, and logarithms. Prerequisite: Math 110 or equivalent mathematics skill level.

MTH 112 COLLEGE ALGEBRA (4)

This course will include: sets, real and complex numbers, absolute value, exponents and radicals, functions, graphing, solutions of linear, quadratic, rational equations and inequalities, systems of equations, exponential logarithmic and inverse functions, conic sections, sequences and series, and other pre-calculus topics. Prerequisite: MTH 111 or equivalent math skills. (Credit will be given for only one: MTH 112 or 120).

MTH 120 ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY (4)

Linear equations and inequalities, relations and functions, graphing of polynomials and rational functions, logarithms and exponential functions, systems of equations, trigonometric functions and their applications. Prerequisite: two years high school mathematics or ā€œCā€ grade or better in MTH 111.

MTH 202 GEOMETRY FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS (3)

Fundamental mathematical concepts basic to the understanding of elementary geometry will be presented in this course. Prerequisites: Teacher or child development program students or approval by instructor.

MTH 203 CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS (3)

Applications of quantitative reasoning and methods to problems and decision making in the areas of management, statistics, and social choice. Topics include networks, critical paths, linear programming, sampling, central tendency, inference, voting methods, power index, game theory, and fair decision problems. Prerequisite: Teacher program students or approval by instructor.

MTH 215 STATISTICS (4)

This course is designed to introduce statistics to non-math majors. Student will learn the basic statistical test, how to read graphs, measures of dispersion, correlation, regression, and beginning probability. Students will also be able to test data using computerized statistical testing methods and make decisions from statistical data.

MTH 230 Math For Elementary Teachers (3)

This course will cover numeration, sets, relations, bases, and a detailed development of the number system from an elementary school point of view. A key component of this course will be to learn about and create good habits relating to the five NCTM process standards: problem solving, communication, representation, reasoning and proof, and connections.

MTH 250 CALCULUS I (5)

Plane analytical geometry, theory of limits, derivatives and applications, integrals.

MTH 290 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3)

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MTH 299 INTERNSHIP/PRACTICUM (3)

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