Mathematics (MATH)

MATH 0098 - Developmental Math I (3 Credit Hours)

This course is designed as a foundation of algebraic concepts for students with limited algebraic background, but who possess a foundation in arithmetic. The major topics include algebraic expressions, solving equations, solving inequalities, exponents, polynomials, graphs and equations of lines, functions and systems of linear equations.

Prerequisite(s): None

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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 DVMA 0098 or DVMA 0091 or ACT Math with a score of 17 or COMPASS Algebra with a score of 30 or ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra with a score of 065 or ACCUPLACER College Level Math with a score of 020

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MATH 0099A - Developmental Math NSU (5 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. MATH 0099A is designed for students enrolled at Northwestern State University and participating in a cross-enrollment program.

Prerequisite(s): None

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MATH 0099B - Developmental Math SLU (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. MATH 0099B is designed for students enrolled at Southeastern Louisiana University and participating in a cross-enrollment program.

Prerequisite(s): None

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

A course designed as a foundation of additional topics in fine mathematics skills before taking an entry level college finite mathematics courses. 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.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 0098 or ACT Math with a score of 17 or COMPASS Algebra with a score of 30 or ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra with a score of 065 or ACCUPLACER College Level Math with a score of 020

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MATH 1005 - College Algebra Fundamentals (5 Credit Hours)

A study of families of functions and their graphs. Topics include linear, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions, and systems of equations. Functions will be used to model and solve application-based problems. This course will also include algebra fundamentals including operations with exponents, polynomial and rational expression, factoring polynomial expressions, solving linear, polynomial, rational, and literal equations. A student may not receive credit for both MATH 1005 and MATH 1015.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 0099 or DVMA 0099 or DVMA 0092 or ACT Math with a score of 19 or ACCUPLACER College Level Math with a score of 20 or COMPASS Math with a score of 40

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MATH 1015 - College Algebra (3 Credit Hours)

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

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MATH 1160 - Medical Math (3 Credit Hours)

This applied mathematics course 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 designed to provide a foundation for enrollment into an health science program and improving proficiency in career preparation courses. An essential part of the course is utilizing the concepts to solve application problems.

Prerequisite(s): None

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MATH 1500 - Finite Math (3 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, matrices. Additional topics will include symbolic logic, linear models, linear programming, and the Simplex method.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 0099 or DVMA 0092 or DVMA 0099 or ACT Math with a score of 19 or ACCUPLACER College Level Math with a score of 20 or COMPASS Algebra with a score of 40

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MATH 1620 - Plane Trigonometry (3 Credit Hours)

The 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

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MATH 1630 - Applied Calculus (3 Credit Hours)

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

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

Prerequisite: Math ACT 23+ or a C or better in Math 1001. Credit will not be given for both Math 1015, Math 1620 and Math 1650. A combined course on: 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 equations, triangles with applications; polar coordinate system. Math 1650 is intended for students who must take Math 2000 for their major. It serves as a replacement for Math 1015 and Math 1620 for students who will take Math 2000.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1005 or MATH 1015 or ACT Math with a score of 25

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MATH 2000 - Calculus (5 Credit Hours)

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 COMPASS Trigonometry with a score of 46 or SAT Mathematics with a score of 630

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MATH 2410 - Elementary Statistics (3 Credit Hours)

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

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