Mathematics (MATH)

MATH 0098 - Developmental Math I (3 Credit Hours)

MATH 0099 - Developmental Math II (3 Credit Hours)

This course is designed as a foundation of additional algebraic skills for students to gain understanding of algebra before taking an entry-level college math course. The major topics include polynomials and factoring, rational expressions and equations, radical expressions and equations, and solving and graphing with quadratics.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 0098 or ACT Math with a score of 17 or ACCUPLACER NG Algebra QAS with a score of 250 or ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra with a score of 065 or ACCUPLACER College Level Math with a score of 020

(3/0/3)

MATH 0099A - Developmental Math NSU (5 Credit Hours)

This course is designed as a combined one-semester course that covers foundational algebraic skills for students to gain understanding of algebra before taking an entry-level college math course. The major topics include algebraic expressions, solving linear equations, solving linear inequalities, exponents, polynomials, graphs and equations of lines, functions, factoring, rational expressions and equations, radical expressions and equations, and solving and graphing quadratics. This course is designed for students enrolled at Northwestern State University and participating in a cross-enrollment program.

Prerequisite(s): None

(5/0/5)

MATH 0099B - Developmental Math SLU (3 Credit Hours)

This course is designed as a preparatory-level course covering topics including preparatory skills and concepts in algebraic expressions, linear equations, linear inequalities, graphing, linear systems, sets and counting techniques, probability, number sense and financial math. The weekly structure of the course includes 3-hours of in-class instruction and 3-hours of computer laboratory work in the Math Technology Learning Center in Sims Library 208. This course is designed for students enrolled at Southeastern Louisiana University and participating in a cross-enrollment program.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

MATH 0099X - Preparatory Finite Mathematics (3 Credit Hours)

This course is designed as an introduction to topics found in finite mathematics to help prepare students for skills needed before taking an entry-level college finite mathematics course. A preparatory-level course covering skills and concepts involving algebraic expressions, linear equations, graphing linear equations and inequalities, linear systems, sets and counting techniques, probability, number sense and financial math.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 0098 or ACT Math with a score of 17 or ACCUPLACER NG Algebra QAS with a score of 250 or ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra with a score of 065 or ACCUPLACER College Level Math with a score of 020

(3/0/3)

MATH 1005 - College Algebra Fundamentals (5 Credit Hours)

This course is designed as an overview of the study of families of functions and their graphs. Topics covered include in-depth treatment of solving equations and inequalities; function properties and graphs; inverse functions; linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions with applications; systems of equations. This course also includes additional support of algebra fundamentals including operations with exponents, polynomial and rational expressions, and factoring. A student may not receive credit for both MATH 1005 and MATH 1015.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 0099 or ACT Math with a score of 19 or ACCUPLACER College Level Math with a score of 20 or ACCUPLACER NG Algebra QAS with a score of 250 or ACCUPLACER NG Adv Algebra AAF with a score of 200

(5/0/5)

MATH 1015 - College Algebra (3 Credit Hours)

This course is designed as an overview of the study of families of functions and their graphs. Topics covered include in-depth treatment of solving equations and inequalities; function properties and graphs; inverse functions; linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions with applications; systems of equations.

Prerequisite(s): ACT Math with a score of 21

(3/0/3)

MATH 1160 - Medical Math (3 Credit Hours)

This course is designed as an applied mathematics course and provides a review for the student who needs to master the fundamental numerical operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. This course also assists the student in acquiring a better understanding of percent, ratio and proportion, and measurements. This course is intended to provide a foundation for enrollment into an allied health science program and to improve proficiency in career preparation courses. An essential part of the course is utilizing the concepts to solve application problems.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

MATH 1500 - Finite Math (3,4 Credit Hours)

The course is intended to give an overview of topics in finite mathematics together with their applications, and is taken primarily by students of the social sciences, communications, and liberal arts. Topics include linear equations, linear inequalities, financial math, sets, counting, permutations, combinations, an introduction to probability and statistics, and matrices. Additional topics will include symbolic logic, linear models, and linear programming.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 0099 or MATH 0099X or ACT Math with a score of 19 or ACCUPLACER College Level Math with a score of 20 or ACCUPLACER NG Algebra QAS with a score of 250

(3/0/3,4)

MATH 1620 - Plane Trigonometry (3 Credit Hours)

This course is designed as a study of trigonometric functions. Topics include the laws of sine and cosine, the trigonometric functions and their graphs, inverse trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities and equations, and polar coordinate system. Trigonometry and trigonometric functions will be used to model and solve real world applications.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1005 or MATH 1015 or ACT Math with a score of 28 or ACCUPLACER NG Adv Algebra AAF with a score of 276

(3/0/3)

MATH 1630 - Applied Calculus (3 Credit Hours)

This course is designed as an introduction to differential and integral calculus designed for non-STEM majors. Topics will include limits, the derivative, applications of the derivative, antiderivatives, and the definite integral. Polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions will be studied.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1005 or MATH 1015

(3/0/3)

MATH 1650 - Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry (5 Credit Hours)

This course is designed as a combined course covering advanced algebra and trigonometry. Topics include function properties and graphs; inverse functions; linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions with applications; systems of equations; trigonometric functions and graphs; inverse trigonometric functions; fundamental identities and angle formulas; solving trigonometric equations, triangles with applications; polar coordinate system. MATH 1650 is intended for students who must take MATH 2000 for their major.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1005 or MATH 1015 or ACT Math with a score of 25 or ACCUPLACER NG Adv Algebra AAF with a score of 276

(5/0/5)

MATH 2000 - Calculus (5 Credit Hours)

This course is designed as the first course in a series of calculus courses. Topics covered include Limits and continuity of functions; introduction of the derivative; techniques of differentiation; Chain rule; implicit differentiation; differentiation of transcendental and inverse functions; applications of differentiation: concavity; relative extrema; maximum and minimum values of a function; optimization; anti-differentiation; definite integrals; Fundamental Theorem of Calculus; areas; applications of definite integrals; work and volume.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1650 or ACT Math with a score of 28 or SAT Mathematics with a score of 630

(5/0/5)

MATH 2410 - Elementary Statistics (3 Credit Hours)

This course is designed as an introduction to statistical reasoning. Topics include graphical display of data, measures of central tendency and variability, sampling theory, the normal curve, standard scores, Student’s T, Chi Square, and correlation techniques.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1005 or MATH 1015 or MATH 1500

(3/0/3)