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MATHEMATICS DEGREES
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MATHEMATICS COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
MAT 0121 Arithmetic Review I (1) Offerings
Studies the fundamentals of arithmetic. A diagnostic test indicates which topics need review, and the course is individualized to those needs. Credits in this course do not apply toward graduation requirements. (Offered only in the Math Lab.)
MAT 0122 Arithmetic Review II (1) Offerings
Studies the fundamentals of arithmetic. A diagnostic test indicates which topics need review, and the course is individualized to those needs. Credits in this course do not apply toward graduation requirements. (Offered only in the Math Lab.)
MAT 0123 Arithmetic Review III (1) Offerings
Studies the fundamentals of arithmetic. A diagnostic test indicates which topics need review, and the course is individualized to those needs. Credits in this course do not apply toward graduation requirements. (Offered only in the Math Lab.)
MAT 0124 Arithmetic Review IV (1) Offerings
Studies the fundamentals of arithmetic. A diagnostic test indicates which topics need review, and the course is individualized to those needs. Credits in this course do not apply toward graduation requirements. (Offered only in the Math Lab.)
MAT 0125 Arithmetic Review V (1) Offerings
Studies the fundamentals of arithmetic. A diagnostic test indicates which topics need review, and the course is individualized to those needs. Credits in this course do not apply toward graduation requirements. (Offered only in the Math Lab.)
MAT 0126 Arithmetic Review VI (1) Offerings
Studies the fundamentals of arithmetic. A diagnostic test indicates which topics need review, and the course is individualized to those needs. Credits in this course do not apply toward graduation requirements. (Offered only in the Math Lab.)
MAT 0131 Arithmetic Review (2) Offerings
Studies the fundamentals of arithmetic in a classroom setting rather than in the Math Lab. Only open to those needing 4 or 5 credits of Arithmetic Review. Credits in this course do not apply toward graduation requirements.
MAT 0132 Arithmetic Review (3) Offerings
Studies the fundamentals of arithmetic in a classroom setting rather than in the Math Lab. Credits in this course do not apply toward graduation requirements.
MAT 0140 Introductory Algebra (3) Offerings
Explores sets; solving equations and inequalities; factoring; fractional, and rational expressions; graphing; and word problems. Credits in this course do not apply toward graduation requirements. (Offered only in the Math Lab.)
MAT 0152 Intermediate Algebra I (3) Offerings
Studies linear equations and inequalities, real numbers, polynomials, rational expressions, radicals, and exponents. (Offered only in the Math Lab.)
MAT 0153 Intermediate Algebra II (2) Offerings
Explores systems of equations; quadratic equations and inequalities; exponential functions; and logarithms. (Offered only in the Math Lab.)
MAT 1110 Algebra & Trigonometry (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: Intermediate Algebra or its equivalent and passing score on Mathematics Proficiency Exam. Explores algebraic, circular and trigonometric equations and identities; and inequalities. Credit cannot be received for this course if MAT 1112 or MAT 1114 has been taken.
MAT 1112 College Algebra (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: Intermediate Algebra or its equivalent and passing score on Mathematics Proficiency Exam. Explores inequalities and algebraic functions: linear, quadratic, polynomial and rational. This is a portion of MAT 1110; credit cannot be received for taking both courses. (Offered only in the Math Lab.)
MAT 1114 Trigonometry (2) Offerings
Studies the development of circular and trigonometric functions; right-triangle applications; trigonometric equations; and identities. This is a portion of MAT 1110; credit cannot be received for taking both courses. (Offered only in the Math Lab.)
MAT 1221 Survey of Calculus (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: Intermediate Algebra or its equivalent and passing score on Mathematics Proficiency exam. An applications-oriented course with an intuitive approach, including introduction to both differential and integral calculus. Examples drawn from business, economics, biology, and the social and behavioral sciences. This course is not the prerequisite for 1226, nor can credit be received if 1225 or its equivalent has been taken.
Attributes: Mathematics (MAT)   
MAT 1225 Calculus (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: MAT 1110 or its equivalent and passing score on Mathematics Proficiency exam. Explores differential and integral calculus of functions of one or more variables. Sequence begins both Autumn and Winter Quarters.
Attributes: Mathematics (MAT)   
MAT 1226 Calculus (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: MAT 1225. Explores differential and integral calculus of functions of one or more variables. Sequence begins both Autumn and Winter Quarters.
MAT 1228 Series & Differential Equation (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: MAT 1226. Studies infinite series, general solutions of linear, and certain nonlinear differential equations, solutions of systems of differential equations and series solutions.
MAT 1360 Introduction to Statistics (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: Intermediate Algebra or its equivalent and passing score on Mathematics Proficiency exam. Explores descriptive statistics, elementary probability, binomial and normal distributions, sampling, estimating parameters, testing hypotheses, regression, and correlation.
Attributes: Mathematics (MAT)   
MAT 1521 Intro:Contemporary Mathematics (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: Intermediate Algebra or its equivalent and passing score on Mathematics Proficiency exam. Explores topics that illustrate how mathematical methods and models permeate our economic, political, and personal lives. By investigation of diverse applications, a variety of problem-solving techniques will be introduced, including using the computer as a tool.
Attributes: Mathematics (MAT)   
MAT 1720 Math for Computer Science (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: MAT 1221 or 1225. Explores set theory, number systems, logic, proof techniques, basics of counting, discrete probability, networks, digital logic, and digital systems.
MAT 2228 Multivariable Calculus (3) Offerings
Prerequisites: MAT 1226, 2401. Studies vectors and analytic geometry in three dimensions, partial differentiation, and multiple integration.
MAT 2375 Probability Theory (2) Offerings
Prerequisite: MAT 1226. MAT 1228 recommended. Studies combinatorial methods, elementary probability, random variables, discrete and continuous probability distributions, expected values, and moments.
MAT 2376 Applied Statistics (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: MAT 2375. Further study in discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling, sampling distributions, central limit theorem, estimation, and hypothesis testing.
MAT 2401 Linear Algebra (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: MAT 1226. Studies vector spaces, matrices, and linear transformations.
MAT 2530 Survey of Mathematics I (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: Passing score on Mathematics Proficiency exam or completion of Arithmetic review. Includes the study of sets, numeration systems, arithmetic, algebra, number theory and statistics, and relates topics to the elementary school mathematics curriculum. Available for general education credit only to students in elementary education.
Attributes: Mathematics (MAT)    Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded.   
MAT 2531 Survey of Mathematics II (2) Offerings
Prerequisite: MAT 2530 completed with a grade of C- or better. Includes topics from probability, geometry, and measurement, and relates topics to the elementary school mathematics curriculum. Available for general education credit only to students in elementary education.
Attributes: Mathematics (MAT)    Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded.   
MAT 2700 Statistics for Business & Econ (5) Offerings
Prerequisites: BUS 1700 or CSC 1123 and passing score on Mathematics Proficiency exam. Explores descriptive statistics, probability, random variable distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing, regression and nonparametric statistics.
Attributes: Mathematics (MAT)   
MAT 2720 Discrete Mathematics (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: MAT 1226. Studies sets, logic, Boolean algebra, relations, functions, and graphs.
MAT 3401 Number Theory (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: MAT 2720 or 3749. May be taken concurrently with instructor approval. Studies topics of classical number theory including divisibility, primes and congruences. Offered alternate years.
Attributes: Upper-Division   
MAT 3441 Axiomatic Geometry (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: MAT 3749. Surveys foundations of Euclidean, non-Euclidean, and projective geometries from an axiomatic approach. Offered alternate years.
Attributes: Upper-Division   
MAT 3443 Transformational Geometry (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: MAT 3749. Surveys Euclidean, non-Euclidean, and projective geometries using a transformational approach. Offered alternate years.
Attributes: Upper-Division   
MAT 3724 Applied Analysis (3) Offerings
Prerequisites: MAT 1228 and 2228. Studies vector analysis, Fourier series, partial differential equations, and boundary value problems. Offered alternate years.
Attributes: Upper-Division   
MAT 3725 Applied Analysis (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: MAT 3724. Continuation of MAT 3724, including special functions. Offered as needed.
Attributes: Upper-Division   
MAT 3730 Complex Variables (3) Offerings
Prerequisites: MAT 1228, 2228. Studies theory and applications of complex variables; analytic functions, integrals, and power series applications. Offered alternate years.
Attributes: Upper-Division   
MAT 3749 Introduction to Analysis (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: MAT 1228 and 2401. Uses the axiomatic method to prove basic results from set theory and real analysis. Topics include functions, set cardinality, the real number system, and the topology of the real line.
Attributes: Upper-Division   
MAT 3751 Real Analysis II (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: MAT 3749. Builds on the topics introduced in MAT 3749, including explorations of differentiation and integration. Offered alternate years.
Attributes: Upper-Division   
MAT 4363 Mathematical Statistics (3) Offerings
Prerequisites: MAT 2376 and MAT 2228. Studies in greater depth continuous and discrete probability distributions, moment generating functions, probability-generating functions, transformations, and multivariate probability distributions. Offered alternate years.
Attributes: Upper-Division   
MAT 4402 Modern Algebra (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: MAT 3749. Studies algebraic structures, including groups, rings, and fields.
Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course   
MAT 4403 Modern Algebra (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: MAT 4402. Continuation of MAT 4402. Offered alternate years.
Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course   
MAT 4610 The Evolution of Math Thought (3) Offerings
Prerequisites: MAT 3749 or permission of instructor. Investigates the ideas, methods, and work of great mathematicians of the past.
Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course    Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.   
MAT 4725 Numerical Analysis (5) Offerings
Prerequisites: MAT 1228 and 2228 or permission of instructor, and facility with mathematically oriented software. Studies numerical integration, differentiation, solutions of systems of equations, and related topics. Offered alternate years.
Attributes: Upper-Division   
MAT 4830 Mathematical Modeling (5) Offerings
Prerequisites: MAT 1228, 2228, 2375, and facility with mathematically oriented software. Focuses on construction and analysis of mathematical models for problems in the real world. The problems will be chosen from a variety of fields, including the biological and social sciences. Offered alternate years.
Attributes: Upper-Division   
MAT 4899 Senior Capstone Seminar (1-5) Offerings
Prerequisite: 9 credits of upper-division mathematics or instructor permission. This senior capstone course will explore the culture of mathematics through readings and classroom discussions during the Autumn Quarter. Students will synthesize mathematical ideas within the context of a Christian worldview. The student will write a significant paper and make an oral presentation within the following two quarters.
Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course    Restrictions: Freshman, Junior, Sophomore students are excluded.   
MAT 4904 Mathematics-Independent Study (1-5) Offerings
Prerequisites: 6 credits in upper-division mathematics. May be repeated for credit up to 15 credits.
Attributes: Upper-Division    Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.   
MAT 4910 Mathematics Seminar (1-5) Offerings
Investigates topics of current interest through student reports. May be repeated for credit 5 times.
Attributes: Upper-Division    Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.   
MAT 4930 Practicum in Mathematics (1-5) Offerings
Practical experience in the Math Lab. May be repeated for credit up to 5 credits.
Attributes: Upper-Division    Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.   
MAT 4940 Internship in Mathematics (1-5) Offerings
Provides a significant learning experience to be obtained in a closely supervised work-study program. May be repeated for credit up to 15 credits.
Attributes: Upper-Division    Restrictions: Freshman, Junior, Sophomore students are excluded.   
MAT 4950 Special Topics (1-5) Offerings
Special Topics May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.
Attributes: Upper-Division    Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.   



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