MAT 10 | BASIC MATHEMATICS SKILLS | 0 credit (4.5 equated), 4.5 hours |
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Pre/Corequisite: ESL 025 in English, SPA 121 in Spanish
This course provides the basic arithmetic skills that will be utilized in all subsequent mathematics and science courses. Topics: operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratio, proportion and percent, scientific notation, the metric system, word problems, and applications.Syllabus:[ PDF ] |
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MAT 15 | INTENSIVE INTEGRATED ARITHMETIC/ALGEBRA | 0 credit (6.0 equated), 6.0 hours |
Pre/Corequisite: Placement score of 25 or above on the COMPASS M1
This course is designed for students who have a high fail on the Compass exam, to prepare them for college level
mathematics and in one semester to pass the final exams for pre-algebra and algebra. The aim of this course is to integrate basic skills in arithmetic and algebra while developing students' understanding of algebraic relationships and strategies of problem solving. Topics
from arithmetic include: real numbers, number line and the concepts of ratio, proportion, percent, and measurement system, Topics from algebra include: signed numbers, algebraic and exponential expressions; linear equations; applications or word problems; polynomials, factoring and related concepts; linear equations and their graphs and systems; roots and radicals.
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MAT 20 | ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA | 0 credits (4.5 equated/billable), 4.5 hours |
Prerequisite: MAT 10 or placement on the COMPASS/CMAT
ESL 25, for English sections only
This course provides basic skills in elementary algebra. Topics: operations with real numbers, operations with polynomials, powers with integral exponents, linear equations, simultaneous linear equations, and the Cartesian plane.Pre/Corequisite: ESL 025 in English, SPA 121 in Spanish Syllabus (in English): [ PDF ] Course Outline : [ PDF ] Syllabus (in Spanish):[ PDF ] |
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MAT 100 | INTRODUCTION COLLEGE MATHEMATICSI | 3 credits, 3 hours |
Prerequisite: Passing score on the Compass
This course provides skills in finite mathematics. Topics: set theory, symbolic logic, systems of numeration, and the metric system.Syllabus: [ PDF ] |
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MAT 105 | MATHEMATICS FOR ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES | 3 credits, 3 hours |
Prerequisite: Passing Score on the Compass/CMAT Test
This course is designed for Allied Health majors and will aid them in applying mathematical concepts to on-the–job situations. The course will include: an integrated review of the mathematical skills required in Allied Health Professions, in particular those topics pertaining to Pharmacology and Radiology.Syllabus: [ PDF ] |
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MAT 110* | NUMBER THEORY | 3 credits, 4.5 hours |
Prerequisite: MAT 100
The student will verify some fundamental properties of natural numbers, express numbers in different bases, find the greatest common divisors of two numbers by Euclid's algorithm, factor an integer by various methods such as Fermat's and Euler's methods, and become acquainted with several solved and unsolved problems in number theory. The student will find the number of divisors of a natural number, the sum of the divisors, the product of the divisors, and the means of the divisors; become acquainted with perfect, multiple perfect, amicable and sociable numbers; analyze various theorems related to perfect numbers; study Euler's function; solve simple diophantine equations; and study congruences.Pre/Corequisite: ESL 35 |
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MAT 115 | QUANTITATIVE REASONING (QR) | 3 credits, 3 hours |
Prerequisite: MAT020/PASSING THE PLACEMENT TEST
This course is designed to develop quantitative reasoning and critical thinking skills. Topics include logic and problem solving; quantitative information in everyday life; statistics and probability; modeling and further applications to address areas of contemporary interest.
Pre/Corequisite: ESL/ENG 091 Syllabus: [ PDF ] |
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MAT 120 | INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY & STATISTICS | 3 credits, 4.5 hours |
Prerequisite: Passing score on the Compass
The student will explore, describe, and compare data by measures of central tendency and dispersion from selected sample data sets. Using the sample statistics, the student will be able to make a statement about the population parameters by confidence-level and hypothesis testing methods. The student will also solve problems involving probabilities ands their distributions. Other topics such as correlation, regression, chi-square and analysis of variance will also be covered. Pre/Corequisite: ESL 35 Syllabus:[ PDF ] |
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MAT 130 | COMPUTER LITERACY | 3 credits, 3 hours |
Prerequisite: Passing score on the Compass
This course provides a historical development of computers. Students will have hands-on experience with a microcomputer. They will enter and run prepared programs.Pre/Corequisite: ENG 91 or ESL 91 Syllabus:[ PDF ] |
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MAT 140* | INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE | 3 credits, 4.5 hours |
Prerequisite: Passing score on the Compass
The student will study the following as they relate to computers: the algorithm, its expression as a flowchart, a computer model and a computer language (BASIC), computation of a data organization, arithmetic expressions, compound conditions, branching, arrays, and looping. The student will also study the following as they relate to computers: approximations, functions and procedures, numerical applications, roots of equations, maxima and minima, areas, simultaneous equations, averages and deviation from the average.Pre/Corequisite: ESL 35 |
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MAT 150 | COLLEGE ALGEBRA WITH TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS | 4 credits (4.0 equated), 4.0 hours |
Prerequisite: Passing M1 & M2 OR Math 20 OR placement via the CUNY Common Departmental Final
This course introduces the concept of mathematical functions in preparation for further studies in pre-calculus and calculus. The course content includes an in-depth treatment of the following topics: polynomial functions and factoring techniques, rational functions and equations, radical functions and equations, complex numbers, quadratic equations, graphs of quadratic functions, applications to geometry, conic sections and an introduction to the study of trigonometric functions. This course is appropriate for liberal arts students as well as STEM majors.
Pre/Corequisite: ESL 25 in English, SPA 121 in Spanish Syllabus: [ PDF ] |
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MAT 160 | PRE-CALCULUS | 4 credits, 4.5 hours / .5 hr lab |
Prerequisite: MAT 150 AND passing score on the Compass or initial placement through the Compass
This course provides essential concepts for the study of calculus. Topics: concepts in analytic geometry; algebraic functions; transcendental functions, such as exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; graph analysis; and applications.Syllabus: [ PDF ] |
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MAT 200 | MODERN PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE | 3 credits, 3 hours |
Prerequisite: MAT 160
This course provides an introduction to problem solving methods and algorithm development through the study of the program, control structures, and data structures of the C++ programming language.Pre/Corequisite: ESL 35 Syllabus:[ PDF ] |
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MAT 210* | CALCULUS I | 4 credits, 6 hours |
Prerequisite: MAT 160
This course provides skills in calculus in one real variable. Topics: limits, continuity, differentiation, applications to motion problems, maximum-minimum problems, curve sketching, and antiderivatives.Syllabus:[ PDF ] |
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MAT 220* | CALCULUS I I | 4 credits, 4 hours |
Prerequisite: MAT 210
This course provides skills in differential and integral calculus. Topics: definite integral and its properties, numerical integration, applications of the definite integral to areas, solids of revolution and length, inverse functions, logarithm and exponential functions, conic sections, and translation and rotation of axes.Syllabus:[ PDF ] |
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MAT 310* | CALCULUS I I I | 4 credits, 4 hours |
Prerequisite: MAT 220
This course provides skills in infinite series, geometry in the plane and space, and integral calculus in several variables. Topics: infinite series, solid analytical geometry, partial derivatives, and multiple integral with applications.Syllabus:[ PDF ] |
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MAT 320 | LINEAR ALGEBRA WITH VECTOR ANALYSIS | 3 credits, 3 hours |
Prerequisite: MAT 310
The student will study VECTOR CALCULUS, matrix algebra, system of homogeneous and non-homogeneous linear equations, concepts of vector space, subspace, basis and dimension of a vector space, linear transformation, and Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors for a linear transformation.Syllabus:[ PDF ] |
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MAT 360* | DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS | 3 credits, 3 hours |
Prerequisite: MAT 310
The student will formulate and solve differential equations of the first and second order. She/he will apply these methods to related practical problems. The student will formulate and solve linear differential equations with constant coefficients and apply these techniques to practical problems that give rise to such equations.Syllabus:[ PDF ] |
Courses identified with an asterisk (*) will be offered when there is sufficient demand.