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Introductory Algebra (MATH 0070)

Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  5.00  
Description:  This course is designed for students beginning the study of algebra or for those who need a review. Course content includes: signed numbers, integer exponents, operations with algebraic expressions, factoring, solving linear and quadratic equations in one variable, literal equations, solving linear inequalities in one variable, graphing linear equations in two variables, roots and radicals, word problems and modeling.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into MATH 0070.

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Applied Intermediate Algebra (MATH 0075)

Credits:  3   Lecture Credits:  3.00  
Description:  Strong emphasis is placed on application of algebra and especially on current uses of function models (linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, radical, logarithmic and exponential). The relationship among data, graphs and functions is thoroughly explored. Translating statements and questions from English into mathematics, answering those questions using algebraic procedures and then stating the results again in English will also be discussed in depth. Only symbolic manipulations that have immediate applications will be studied. MATH 0075 is the minimum algebra preparation for MATH 1140: Introductory Statistics, MATH 1160: Mathematical Ideas, and MATH 1165: Mathematics for Teachers. This course does not prepare you for MATH 1110: College Algebra.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into MATH 0075 or completion of MATH 0070 or MATH 0077 or completion of MATH 0065.

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Beginning Algebra with ALEKS (MATH 0077)

Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  5.00  
Description:  This course provides an alternate, self-directed way to learn beginning algebra concepts using ALEKS, a Web-based math assessment and learning system. First, ALEKS will determine your individual study plan and the number of credits for which you need to register. In the classroom, you will use ALEKS at your own pace with the help of an instructor. In the course, you will demonstrate mastery of these concepts: arithmetic readiness, geometry and data analysis, real numbers and variables, algebraic expressions, linear equations and inequalities, literal equations, functions, graphing linear equations in two variables, integer exponents, polynomial arithmetic and factoring, rational expressions and proportions, radicals and rational exponents, and quadratic equations. NOTE: For programs having a mathematics requirement of completion of MATH 0060 only, students should take MATH 0060 instead of MATH 0077.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into MATH 0077 or MATH 0060. Instructor permission required.

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Intermediate Algebra (MATH 0080)

Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  5.00  
Description:  This course is a continuation of MATH 0070: Introductory Algebra. Course content includes: sets and interval notation; functions and relations; systems of linear equations; compound inequalities; absolute value equations and inequalities; more polynomial factoring; rational expressions, functions, and equations; variation word problems; more literal equations; radicals, radical functions, and rational exponents; complex numbers; graphing quadratic functions; quadratic and rational inequalities; composition of functions; inverse functions; logarithmic and exponential functions and equations; and graphing circles.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into MATH 0080 or completion of MATH 0070 or MATH 0077.

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Intermediate Algebra with ALEKS (MATH 0088)

Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  5.00  
Description:  This course, a continuation of MATH 0077, provides an alternate, self-directed way to learn intermediate algebra concepts using ALEKS, a Web-based math assessment and learning system. First, ALEKS will determine your individual study plan and the number of credits for which you need to register. In the classroom, you will use ALEKS at your own pace with the help of an instructor. In this course, you will demonstrate mastery of these concepts: real numbers and linear equations and inequalities, graphs and linear functions, systems of linear equations, exponents and polynomials, rational expressions and equations, variation applications, radicals and rational exponents, complex numbers, quadratic equations, solving radical and quadratic equations and inequalities, parabolas, functions, function composition and inverse functions, exponential and logarithmic functions and equations, distance and midpoint formulas, and circles.
Prerequisites:

MATH 0077. You may also take MATH 0077 concurrently with MATH 0088.

Pre/Co-requisites:

MATH 0077.

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STATWAY Statistics 1 (MATH 0990)

Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  5.00  
Description:  This is the first semester of a two-semester course for non-STEM students. You will learn the concepts and methods of statistics with an emphasis on data analysis. Over the two semesters, you will learn methods for collecting data, graphical and numerical descriptive statistics, correlation, simple linear regression, basic concepts of probability, confidence intervals and hypothesis tests for means and proportions, and chi-square tests. The developmental mathematics concepts that serve as a foundation for statistical analysis are integrated into the course. Upon successful completion of both MATH 0990 and MATH 1090, you will fulfill MnTC Goal Area 4.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into MATH 0070.

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Math for Liberal Arts (MATH 1001)

Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  4.00  
Description:  This course focuses on practical applications of mathematics. You will learn about the history of mathematics, math proofs, introductory statistics, financial mathematics, unit analysis, probability, and voting methods. This course is designed for those students who are not planning to take any further mathematics courses.
MnTC: Goal 4 Prerequisites:

Placement score into Math 0070 or MATH 0077.

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STATWAY Statistics 2 (MATH 1090)

Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  4.00  
Description:  This is the second semester of a two-semester course where you will learn the concepts and methods of statistics with an emphasis on data analysis. Over the two semesters, you will learn methods for collecting data, graphical and numerical descriptive statistics, correlation, simple linear regression, basic concepts of probability, confidence intervals and hypothesis tests for means and proportions, and chi-square tests. The developmental mathematics concepts that serve as a foundation for statistical analysis are integrated into the course. Upon successful completion of both MATH 0990 and MATH 1090, you will fulfill MnTC Goal Area 4.
MnTC: Goal 4 Prerequisites:

MATH 0990.

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College Algebra (MATH 1110)

Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  4.00  
Description:  This course offers a comprehensive coverage of functions (polynomial, rational, root, logarithmic, exponential), and their graphs; inequalities; complex numbers; the fundamental theorem of algebra; linear and quadratic modeling; solving systems or linear equations with matrices; combinations, permutations, and probability. Also offered as an online course.
MnTC: Goal 4 Prerequisites:

Placement score into MATH 1110 or completion of MATH 0080 or MATH 0088. It is strongly recommended that students have completed MATH 0080 or MATH 0088 with a grade of "C" (2.0) or higher.

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College Algebra with ALEKS (MATH 1116)

Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  4.00  
Description:  This course provides an alternate, self-directed way to learn college algebra concepts using ALEKS, a Web-based math assessment and learning system. You will use ALEKS to determine your individual study plan, and the necessary number of credits you will register for. In the classroom, you will use ALEKS at your own pace with the help of an instructor. You will demonstrate mastery of these concepts: functions and graphs, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of linear equations and matrices, sequences and series, and conic sections.
MnTC: Goal 4 Prerequisites:

Placement score into MATH 1116 or completion of MATH 0080 or MATH 0088. It is strongly recommended that students have completed MATH 0080 or MATH 0088 with a grade of "C" (2.0) or higher.

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Precalculus 1 (MATH 1119)

Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  4.00  
Description:  This is the first course in a sequence of two courses which will prepare you to take calculus. You will learn about many topics: functions-graphing and properties; polynomial and rational functions; modeling; fundamental theorem of algebra; exponential and logarithmic functions; solving systems of linear equations with matrices; solving systems of nonlinear equations; partial fraction decomposition; and conics.
MnTC: Goal 4 Prerequisites:

Placement score into MATH 1119 or completion of MATH 0080 or MATH 0088.

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Precalculus 2 (MATH 1120)

Credits:  3   Lecture Credits:  3.00  
Description:  This is the second course in a sequence of two courses which will prepare you to take calculus. Topics in this course include trigonometric functions, graphs, identities, equations, multiple-angle formulas, inverse trigonometric functions, law of sines and cosines, vectors, trigonometric forms of complex numbers, De Moivre's theorem, equations in polar coordinates and their graphs, applications, and parametric equations.
MnTC: Goal 4 Prerequisites:

Placement score into MATH 1120 or completion of MATH 1119.

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Accelerated Precalculus (MATH 1125)

Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  5.00  
Description:  This course is for students who have previously had high school algebra and trigonometry, but who are not prepared to start calculus, and want to take on a fast-paced refresher course covering precalculus topics. Topics will include: Functions-graphing and properties; polynomial and rational functions; modeling; fundamental theorem of algebra; exponential and logarithmic functions; trigonometric functions; trigonometric identities, formulas, equations, and inverses; systems of linear equations; partial fraction decomposition; polar coordinates; conics; and parametric equations.
MnTC: Goal 4 Prerequisites:

Placement score into MATH 1125 or completion with a grade of "A" in MATH 0080 or MATH 0088.

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Introductory Statistics (MATH 1140)

Credits:  3   Lecture Credits:  3.00  
Description:  This course emphasizes both the interpretation and evaluation of surveys, experiments, probabilities, graphic/tabular displays, data summaries, or other statistical reports encountered in daily life as well as statistical calculations. You will learn about data collection, numerical and graphic summaries, basic ideas of probability, hypothesis testing using a normal and/or chi-squared distribution, estimation, correlation and regression.
MnTC: Goal 4 Prerequisites:

Placement score into MATH 0080 or completion of MATH 0070 or MATH 0077 with a grade of A or B.

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Statistical Analysis (MATH 1150)

Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  4.00  
Description:  This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of descriptive and inferential statistics, with an emphasis on applications. Course content includes: sample surveys and experiment designs; graphic presentation of data; measures of central tendency, variation and position; exploratory data analysis; introductory probability; random variables and probability distributions; binomial and normal distributions; the Central Limit Theorem; estimation; hypothesis testing; comparisons of two populations; correlation and regression; applications of chi-square; and analysis of variance (ANOVA). The course assumes that the student is familiar with basic computer applications software. Statistical software and/or statistical graphing calculators are introduced and used extensively.
MnTC: Goal 4 Prerequisites:

MATH 1110 or MATH 1116 or MATH 1119 or MATH 1125. Completion of CSCI 1100 or equivalent computer experience is also recommended.

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Mathematics for Teachers (MATH 1165)

Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  5.00  
Description:  This course develops the foundations of the mathematical topics taught in grades K-6 and will also explore mathematical reasoning, problem-solving strategies, and historical themes to recognize that mathematics is a way of thinking rather than a collection of rules. You will learn number systems, algorithms, and their rationale; and basic geometry, including proofs, number theory, probability and elementary statistics. This course is appropriate for future elementary teachers and also for secondary teachers whose intended license is other than math and/or science and is also appropriate for liberal arts students seeking general education credits. Must be taken A-F.
MnTC: Goal 4 Prerequisites:

Placement score into MATH 1165 or completion of MATH 0080 or MATH 0088,

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Calculus for Business and Social Sciences (MATH 1170)

Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  4.00  
Description:  This is a one-semester calculus course for prebusiness and social science students. Topics covered are: functions, limits, differentiation, and integration of algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, and two-variable functions, with applications in social science and business. Students who need more than one semester should register for the first two semesters of the calculus sequence (MATH 1180 and MATH 1190). This course is also appropriate for liberal arts students seeking General Education credits.
MnTC: Goal 4 Prerequisites:

MATH 1110 or MATH 1116 or MATH 1119 or MATH 1125.

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Calculus 1 (MATH 1180)

Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  5.00  
Description:  This is part of a sequence designed for students intending to major in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or other mathematics-dependent fields. Topics include the differential and integral calculus of single-variable real functions. Limit, continuity, derivatives, integrals and applications are covered. This course is also appropriate for liberal arts students seeking General Education credits.
MnTC: Goal 4 Prerequisites:

Placement score into MATH 1180; or completion of MATH 1125; or MATH 1120.

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Calculus 2 (MATH 1190)

Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  5.00  
Description:  This is part of a sequence designed for students intending to major in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or other mathematics-dependent fields. Topics include integral calculus of single-variable real functions, infinite series and applications. This course is also appropriate for liberal arts students seeking General Education credits.
MnTC: Goal 4 Prerequisites:

MATH 1180.

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Discrete Mathematics (MATH 2011)

Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  4.00  
Description:  This course is intended to give students studying computer science the mathematical foundation they will need for their future studies, but it may be taken by students in a wide variety of majors, including Mathematics and Engineering. Topics covered will include: logic, sets, functions, sequences, complexity of algorithms, number theory, matrices, methods of proof, mathematical induction, recursive algorithms, counting methods, discrete probability, relations, graphs and tree fundamentals.
MnTC: Goal 4 Prerequisites:

MATH 1180.

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