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Introductory Algebra (MATH 0070)

Total Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  5
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 into MATH 0070

Preparing for College Algebra (MATH 0075)

Total Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  5
Description:  Math 0075 is an overview of the introductory and intermediate algebra topics necessary for MATH 1110, College Algebra. You will learn how to simplify polynomial, radical, logarithmic and exponential expressions and how to solve polynomial, radical, logarithmic and exponential equations. You will also begin applying functional models based on the previous operations. This class is for students who plan to take MATH 1110: College Algebra and not students who plan on taking MATH 1119: Precalculus 1. MATH 0075 will also prepare students for MATH 1140: Introductory Statistics.
Prerequisites:  Placement into MATH 0070 or MATH 0077

Beginning Algebra with ALEKS (MATH 0077)

Total Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  5
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 into MATH 0077 or MATH 0060. Instructor Permission Required

Intermediate Algebra (MATH 0080)

Total Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  5
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 into MATH 0080 or completion of MATH 0070 or MATH 0077

Intermediate Algebra with ALEKS (MATH 0088)

Total Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  5
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.

STATWAY Statistics 1 (MATH 0990)

Total Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  5
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 into MATH 0070

Math for Liberal Arts (MATH 1001)

Total Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  4
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.
Prerequisites:  Placement into MATH 0070 or MATH 0077
MnTC: Goal 4: Mathematics/Logical Reasoning

STATWAY Statistics 2 (MATH 1090)

Total Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  4
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.
Prerequisites:  MATH 0990
MnTC: Goal 4: Mathematics/Logical Reasoning

College Algebra (MATH 1110)

Total Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  4
Description:  In this course you will learn to operate on, transform and apply functions (polynomial, rational, root, logarithmic, exponential), and their graphs. To help facilitate this goal you will also learn about inequalities; complex numbers; the fundamental theorem of algebra; algebraic modeling; and solving systems of linear equations with matrices.
Prerequisites:  Placement into MATH 1110 or completion of MATH 0075 or 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.
MnTC: Goal 4: Mathematics/Logical Reasoning

College Algebra with ALEKS (MATH 1116)

Total Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  4
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.
Prerequisites:  Placement 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.
MnTC: Goal 4: Mathematics/Logical Reasoning

Precalculus 1 (MATH 1119)

Total Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  4
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.
Prerequisites:  Placement into MATH 1119 or completion of MATH 0080 or MATH 0088
MnTC: Goal 4: Mathematics/Logical Reasoning

Precalculus 2 (MATH 1120)

Total Credits:  3   Lecture Credits:  3
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.
Prerequisites:  Placement into MATH 1120 or completion of MATH 1119
MnTC: Goal 4: Mathematics/Logical Reasoning

Accelerated Precalculus (MATH 1125)

Total Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  5
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.
Prerequisites:  Placement into MATH 1125 or completion with a grade of "A" in MATH 0080 or MATH 0088
MnTC: Goal 4: Mathematics/Logical Reasoning

Introductory Statistics (MATH 1140)

Total Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  4
Description:  This algebra-based statistics course covers the basics of descriptive and inferential statistics that introduce the fundamental concepts involved in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data. You will learn the interpretation and evaluation of surveys, experiments, and statistical reports encountered in daily life. You will explore graphs, measures of central tendency and variation, probability, probability distributions (continuous and discrete), normal distribution, sampling distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing for one and two population means and proportions, chi-square, linear regression, and correlation. Additional topics may include t, or Poisson, or Binomial distribution.
Prerequisites:  Placement into MATH 0080, or successful completion of MATH 0075, or completion of MATH 0070 or MATH 0077 with a grade of A or B.
MnTC: Goal 4: Mathematics/Logical Reasoning

Statistical Analysis (MATH 1150)

Total Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  4
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.
Prerequisites:  MATH 1110 or MATH 1116 or MATH 1119 or MATH 1125. Completion of CSCI 1100 or Equivalent Computer Experience is Also Recommended.
MnTC: Goal 4: Mathematics/Logical Reasoning

Mathematics for Teachers (MATH 1165)

Total Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  5
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.
Prerequisites:  Placement into MATH 1165 or completion of MATH 0080 or MATH 0088
MnTC: Goal 4: Mathematics/Logical Reasoning

Calculus for Business and Social Sciences (MATH 1170)

Total Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  4
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.
Prerequisites:  MATH 1110 or MATH 1116 or MATH 1119 or MATH 1125
MnTC: Goal 4: Mathematics/Logical Reasoning

Calculus 1 (MATH 1180)

Total Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  5
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.
Prerequisites:  Placement into MATH 1180; or completion of MATH 1125; or MATH 1120
MnTC: Goal 4: Mathematics/Logical Reasoning

Calculus 2 (MATH 1190)

Total Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  5
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.
Prerequisites:  MATH 1180
MnTC: Goal 4: Mathematics/Logical Reasoning

Discrete Mathematics (MATH 2011)

Total Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  4
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.
Prerequisites:  MATH 1180
MnTC: Goal 4: Mathematics/Logical Reasoning