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MTH-Mathematics

Lower Division Collegiate (except where noted)

MTH15A (3 credits)
Math Fast Track

Offers students the chance to improve math placement more than one level in one term. Designed for students who need to take several math courses before entering a program, who have seen the material before and need to "fill in the gaps." Offered as an emporium style math class which meets six hours per week in a computer lab using computer software that covers material from MTH20 through MTH95 (depending on the math level at which students enter the class and through which they are trying to complete.) Class attendance is mandatory. Students work on online homework and take proctored online tests. Each student will be assigned a new math placement determined by in-person, proctored test score(s) at the end of the course. Course is graded on a pass/no pass basis. Course does not transfer. May not be offered every year. Please check with Department Chair. Prerequisites: Designated placement score into MTH20, MTH60 or MTH65. Students should also be familiar with computers. Corequisite: RD90.

MTH20 (4 credits)
Pre-algebra

Reinforces skills in whole number, fractions, and decimals while introducing computation with rational numbers, exponents, order of operation, and the use of variables, expressions, formulas, and equations. Ratio and proportions, percent, and topics in measurement are also studied. Working with real data, formulas, and applications will be stressed. Course is graded on a pass/no pass basis. Course does not transfer. A scientific calculator is required. There is a significant online component in this class. Corequisites: RD90 or WR91 or designated placement score.

MTH60 (4 credits)
Fundamentals of Algebra I

Introduces the study and application of the real numbers, operations with real numbers, exponents, order of operations, mathematical modeling, solving linear equations, methods of problem solving, rates, slope, graphs of lines, equations of lines, and systems of linear equations. Working with real data, formulas, and applications will be stressed. Course is graded on a pass/no pass basis. Course does not transfer. A scientific calculator is required. There is a significant online component in this class. Prerequisites: MTH20 and RD90 or WR91 or designated placement scores.

MTH60R (1 credit)
Fundamentals of Algebra I Recitation

Designed for students currently enrolled in MTH60, this optional course provides additional help with the material presented in MTH60, which introduces the study and application of the real numbers, operations with real numbers, exponents, order of operations, mathematical modeling, solving linear equations, methods of problem solving, rates, slope, graphs of lines, equations of lines, and systems of linear equations. Working with real data, formulas, and applications will be stressed. Course is graded on a pass/no pass basis. Course does not transfer. Prerequisite: MTH20 or designated placement score. Corequisite: MTH60.

MTH63 (4 credits)
Applied Algebra I

Introduces the use of formulas and equations in an entirely practical and applied context. Topics include mathematical operations with real numbers, measurement, ratios, proportions, percentages, dimensional analysis, order of operations, solving equations numerically and symbolically, Pythagorean Theorem, trigonometry, area, perimeter, surface area and volume. Course is graded on a P/NP basis. Prerequisites: MTH20 and RD90 or WR91, or designated placement scores.

MTH65 (4 credits)
Fundamentals of Algebra II

Includes the study and application of exponents, polynomial operations, factoring polynomial expressions, solving polynomial equations, rational expression operations, and solving rational equations. Course is graded A through F. Course does not transfer. A graphing calculator is required. There is a significant online component in this class. Prerequisites: MTH60 and RD90 or WR91 or designated placement scores.

MTH65R (1 credit)
Fundamentals of Algebra II Recitation

Designed for students currently enrolled in MTH65, this optional course provides more help with the material presented in MTH65, including the study and application of exponents, polynomial operations, factoring polynomial expressions, solving polynomial equations, rational expression operations, and solving rational equations. Course is graded on a pass/no pass basis. Course does not transfer. Prerequisite: MTH60 or designated placement score. Corequisite MTH65.

MTH95 (4 credits)
Intermediate Algebra

Concluding the developmental mathematics sequence, MTH95 includes an introduction to the study and application of quadratic, radical, exponential, and logarithmic expressions and functions. Working with real data and the mathematics of curve fitting will be developed using a graphing calculator. Course is graded A through F. Course does not transfer. Graphing calculator required. There is a significant online component in this class. Prerequisites: MTH65 and RD90 or WR91 or designated placement scores.

MTH95R (1 credit)
Intermediate Algebra Recitation

Designed for students currently enrolled in MTH95, this optional course provides more help with the material presented in MTH95, including the study and application of quadratic, radical, exponential, and logarithmic expressions and functions. Working with real data and the mathematics of curve fitting will be developed using the graphing calculator. Graded on a pass/no pass basis. Course does not transfer. Prerequisite: MTH65 or designated placement score. Corequisite: MTH95.

MTH96 (4 credits)
Applied Algebra II

Introduces the study and application of linear, quadratic, power, exponential, and logarithmic expressions and functions. Working with real data, the mathematics of curve fitting will be developed making extensive use of the graphing calculator. This course concludes the developmental mathematics sequence. Course does not transfer. Prerequisites: MTH63 or MTH60, and RD90 or WR91 or designated placement score(s).

MTH105 (4 credits)
Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics

Designed as a transfer mathematics course for students not majoring in science, mathematics, engineering, and other majors requiring significant amounts of algebra. Topics include logic and reasoning, problem solving, geometry, math of finance, counting theory, probability, and statistics. Course is graded A through F.  Prerequisites: MTH95 or MTH96 or designated placement score.

MTH105R (1 credit)
Corequisite Support for MTH105

This support course focuses on the foundational skills and concepts needed to be persistent and successful in MTH105 introduction to contemporary math. In an interactive setting, students will receive appropriate support in quantitative and algebraic reasoning, reading comprehension, logic, geometry, probability, problem solving, technology, and study-skills. Prerequisites: RD90 or WR91 (may be taken concurrently) or designated placement score.

MTH111 (4 credits)
College Algebra

First course in the transfer mathematics sequence for science, mathematics, and engineering students, and for general education math credit. Topics include: polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations and conic sections. Prerequisite: MTH95 or designated placement score.

MTH111R (1 credit)
College Algebra Recitation

An optional course which can be taken concurrently with MTH111. For students who want more help with the material of MTH111, MTH111R covers a review of MTH95 material, using the graphing calculator, and topics and concepts of particular difficulty presented in the MTH111 class. Prerequisite: MTH95 or designated placement score. Corequisite: MTH111.

MTH112 (4 credits)
Elementary Functions

Second course in the transfer mathematics sequence for science, mathematics, and engineering students, and for general education math credit. Course topics include: radian and degree measures of angles, right triangle and circle trigonometry, identities, graphing and solving trigonometric equations, law of sines and cosines, vectors and parametric equations. Prerequisite: MTH95 or designated placement score.

MTH112R (1 credit)
Elementary Functions Recitation

An optional course taken concurrently with MTH112. For students who want more help with the material of MTH112. Covers a review of MTH95 material, using the graphing calculator, and topics and concepts of particular difficulty presented in the Elementary Functions class. Course is graded on a pass/no pass basis. Prerequisite: MTH95 or designated placement score. Corequisite: MTH112.

MTH199 (variable credits)
Special Studies: Mathematics

Designed as mathematical course of study to investigate beyond traditional curriculum offerings.  Topics to be determined based on student interest and ability. Prerequisites: MTH111 and MTH112 or Instructor permission.

MTH211 (4 credits)
Fundamentals of Elementary Math I

First of a three-term sequence designed to prepare preservice elementary and middle school teachers for entrance into the Oregon teacher’s certification program. Course will study topics of problem solving, sets, whole number concepts and operations, elementary number theory, integers, and elementary logic. Prerequisite: MTH95 or MTH96 or designated placement score. Experience with Excel is recommended.

MTH212 (4 credits)
Fundamentals of Elementary Math II

Second of a three-term sequence designed to prepare pre-service elementary and middle school teachers for entrance into the Oregon teacher certification program. Course will study the topics of basic math, algebra, counting theory, probability, and statistics. Prerequisite: MTH211 or designated placement score

MTH213 (4 credits)
Fundamentals of Elementary Math III

Third of a three-term sequence designed to prepare pre-service elementary and middle school teachers for entrance into the Oregon teacher certification program. The course will study the topics of geometric shapes, measurement, triangle congruence and similarity, coordinate geometry, and transformational geometry. Prerequisite: MTH95 or MTH96 or designated placement score.

MTH243 (4 credits)
Probability and Statistics

Covers the nature and presentation of data, measures of central tendency, probability and probability distributions, normal and binomial distributions, estimates, sample sizes, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Course is graded A through F. A graphing calculator is required (instructor will be using the TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator in class). There is a significant online component in this class. Prerequisite: MTH95 or MTH96 or designated placement score. Corequisite: MTH243R for non-STEM students.

MTH243R (1 credit)
Corequisite support for MTH243

This support course focuses on the foundational skills and concepts needed to be persistent and successful in MTH243 probability and statistics. In an interactive setting, students will receive appropriate support in quantitative and algebraic reasoning, reading comprehension, statistics notation, problem solving, technology, and study skills. Corequisite: RD90 or WR91 or designated placement score, and MTH243.

MTH244 (4 credits)
Inferential Statistics

Builds on the knowledge of descriptive statistics learned in MTH243 to develop abilities in inferential statistics.  Emphasis is on the understanding and application of interval estimating, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression, inferences using Chi-square, and one-way and two-way analysis of variance (ANOVA).  Designed to provide students with the analytical skills they will need in upper division business courses including accounting, finance, operations management and applied research. Course also offered as BA282. Prerequisites: MTH243 and BA285 or CIS125SS.

MTH251 (5 credits)
Calculus I (Differential)

First course in the calculus sequence for science, mathematics, and engineering students. Topics include limits, differentiation, extrema, related rates, optimization problems, and other basic applications of differentiation. Prerequisites: MTH111 and MTH112.

MTH252 (5 credits)
Calculus II (Integral)

The second course in the traditional calculus sequence for science, mathematics, and engineering students. Topics include integration, integration techniques, applications of integration, and improper integrals. Prerequisite: MTH251.

MTH253 (5 credits)
Calculus III

The third course in the calculus sequence for science, mathematics, and engineering students. Includes infinite series, conic sections, plane curves, parametric equations, polar coordinates, vectors, and vector-valued functions. There is a significant online component in this class. Prerequisite: MTH252.

MTH254 (5 credits)
Vector Calculus

Fourth in the calculus sequence for science, mathematics, and engineering majors. Includes vector-valued functions, functions of several variables, partial differentiation, multiple integration, and vector analysis. Prerequisite: MTH253.

MTH256 (5 credits)
Differential Equations

First course in ordinary differential equations for science, mathematics, and engineering students. Includes first-order differential equations, linear second-order differential equations, and higher-order linear differential equations with applications. Additional topics include Laplace transforms, series solutions of linear differential equations, and systems of differential equations with applications. A computer lab is required. Prerequisite: MTH253.

MTH261 (5 credits)
Linear Algebra

First course in linear algebra for science, mathematics, and engineering students. Includes both the theoretical and practical realms of systems of linear equations, matrices, determinants, vector spaces, inner product spaces, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Course is graded A through F. Prerequisites: MTH251 and MTH252.

MTH280 (variable credits)
Cooperative Work Experience / Mathematics

Cooperative Work Experience is an educational program that enables students to receive academic credit for on-the job, experiential learning based on skills acquired in their program. Together, the instructor, employer, and student establish learning objectives that specify the significant and appropriate learning which is expected to result from the work experience. This course offers a career-related experience for students working for an approved employer. As a capstone course, it should be completed within the last two terms of a certificate or degree program. Prerequisite: CWE courses require prior arrangements with faculty or the Department Chair.

NONCSUPP
Non Credit Math Support

Supports students in MTH courses which introduces the study and application of the real numbers, operations with real numbers, exponents, order of operations, mathematical modeling, solving linear equations, methods of problem solving, rates, slope, graphs of lines, equations of lines, and systems of linear equations. Course is graded on a pass/no pass basis. Course does not transfer.