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Mathematics

Fall 2015 Courses

MA 001 Developmental Mathematics I
0 credits
In-state $752 Out-of-state $2252
(generates 4 billing hours)
Prequisite: SAT math score 440 and below, or ACT math score 18 and below, or appropriate score on arithmetic placement test.
Concentrates on fundamental arithmetic skills and applications. Topics include operations on real numbers, exponentiation and order of operations, ratio and proportion, systems of measurement, fractions, decimals, and percents. Fundamentals of algebra and geometry are introduced.
CRN Section Day Time Location
24819 35C T R 6:30 pm-8:10 pm C808

MA 002 Developmental Mathematics II
0 credits
In-state $376 Out-of-state $1,126
(generates 2 billing hours)
Prequisite: SAT math score 450 - 490, or ACT math score 19 - 20, or appropriate score on arithmetic placement test.
An accelerated arithmetic course emphasizing applications, and including such topics as percents, operations on fractions, ratios and proportions, and conversion between the metric and English measurement systems. Fundamentals of algebra and geometry are introduced.
CRN Section Day Time Location
28984 35B T 6:30 pm-8:30 pm C509
29249 35C W 6:30 pm-8:20 pm CC26
29250 35D R 6:30 pm-8:20 pm A684

MA 003 Algebra Review
0 credits
In-state $376 Out-of-state $1,126
(generates 2 billing hours)
Prequisite: SAT math score 550 an below, or ACT math score 23 and below, or appropriate score on algebra placement test.
For those students who need improvement in algebra. Reviews basic algebra topics such as signed numbers, solving linear and simultaneous equations, factoring, exponents, and graphing linear equations, with emphasis on verbal problems.
CRN Section Day Time Location
4919 35A S 9:10 am-11:00 am B504
26004 35C F 6:30 pm-8:20 pm B736

MA 005 Developmental Math for Fashion Merchandising Management
0 credits
In-state $752 Out-of-state $2,252
(generates 4 billing hours)
Prerequisite: SAT math score 510 or below, or ACT math score 21 or below, or appropriate score on Fashion Merchandising Management math placement test.
A developmental math course specifically designed for FMM students. In addition to the fundamentals of arithmetic, emphasis is placed on the skills needed for the quantitative study of merchandising in the FMM curriculum.
CRN Section Day Time Location
24911 35A M 6:30 pm-8:20 pm D405


W 6:30 pm-8:20 pm
27137 35B T 6:30 pm-8:20 pm C415B


F 6:30 pm-8:20 pm B824

MA 142 Geometry and the Art of Design (formerly MA 242)
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Prerequisite: arithmetic proficiency (see beginning of Mathematics section)
A contemporary primer of geometric topics that expand the concepts of shape and space, this course presents some of the established and emerging ways geometry can provide tools and insights for artists and designers. Included are a variety of visual phenomena such as fractals, knots, mazes, symmetry, and the golden ratio. (G2: Mathematics)
CRN Section Day Time Location
27293 35C F 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C814

MA 161 Mathematical Ideas
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Prerequisite: arithmetic proficiency (see beginning of Mathematics section)
Provides an overview of the historic, heuristic, and visual dimensions of mathematics. Includes the golden ratio, fractal geometry, sets and groups, logic and circuits, Euler diagrams, number theory, and discrete math. (G2: Mathematics)
CRN Section Day Time Location
20058 35A T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C814
20964 35B W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C812

Arithmetic proficiency is a requirement for the AAS degree. Based on the arithmetic placement test, a student who shows need for improvement in arithmetic may be required to enroll in either MA 001 or MA 002 or in a math independent-learning program (MD 008) before registering for classes that have arithmetic proficiency as a prerequisite. Arithmetic proficiency may also be demonstrated by a qualifying score on the mathematics portion of the SAT or ACT; or by transfer credit in college-level algebra, quantitative methods, precalculus, or calculus; or by a passing grade in an equivalent developmental mathematics course offered at another accredited college or university.

Algebra proficiency is a prerequisite for MA 213, MA 311, MA 321, and MA 331 courses, a number of which are required for the BS degree in the following majors: Advertising and Marketing Communications, Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing, Direct and Interactive Marketing, Fashion Merchandising Management, International Trade and Marketing for the Fashion Industries, Production Management: Fashion and Related Industries, and Technical Design. Based on the algebra placement test, a student who shows need for improvement in algebra will be required to enroll in MA 003 Algebra Review before registering for classes that have algebra proficiency as a prerequisite. A student may also choose to register for MA 003 without taking the placement test. Algebra proficiency may also be satisfied by a qualifying score on the mathematics portion of the SAT or ACT, or by transfer credit in college algebra, quantitative methods, precalculus, or calculus, or by a passing grade in an equivalent developmental mathematics course offered at another accredited college or university.
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