Lake-Sumter Community College

Lake Sumter Community College
Lake Sumter Community College

 

Mathematics Course Descriptions

 

Note: These courses are restricted to students who meet all pre-requisites.

                                                                                                                                              
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[+]      MAT 0018      Devolopmental Mathematics I

  • Prerequisite: None
  • Developmental Course:
  • College credit not awarded toward degree
  • This course includes operations with signed numbers, decimals, and fractions. Ratios, percentages, geometric formulas, and a first introduction to algebra are also included. Students meet in class with their instructor for four hours per week, with three hours devoted to math lecture and one hour devoted to introducing, developing, and applying proper study skills for mathematics courses. Students will receive a grade of either "Satisfactory" or "Unsatisfactory."

[+]      MAT 0027      Developmental Mathematics II for Liberal Arts

  • Prerequisite: "Satisfactory" grade in MAT 0018 or appropriate placement score
  • Developmental Course
  • College credit not awarded toward degree
  • This course provides instruction in developmental algebra is course provides instruction in developmental algebra is course provides instruction in developmental algebra is course provides instruction in developmental algebra concepts that serve as a foundation for college-level liberal arts math. These concepts are presented in the context of real world problems. The emphasis is on the development of skills that promote mathematical literacy. Topics include numeracy, descriptive statistics, interpreting and representing data in graphs, polynomial manipulation, dimensional analysis, rate of change, and basic equation solving. This course is intended for non-STEM majors who, following successful completion, may directly enroll in MGF 1106 or MGF 1107.

[+]      MAT 0028      Developmental Mathematics II

  • Prerequisite: "Satisfactory" grade in MAT 0018 or appropriate placement score
  • Developmental Course
  • College credit not awarded toward degree
  • This course includes basic concepts and operations, linear equations and inequalities, word problems, exponents, factoring, simple quadratic equations, and graphing. Students will receive a grade of either "Satisfactory" or "Unsatisfactory". One of the requirements for receiving a "Satisfactory" grade is passing the state mandated Florida College Basic Skills Exit Test.

[+]      MAT 1033      Intermediate Algebra

  • Prerequisite: MAT 0028 or appropriate placement score
  • This course does not satisfy the Gordon Rule requirements.
  • Counted as elective college credit only.
  • This course includes the study of real numbers, linear and quadratic equations, linear inequalities, systems of linear equations, exponents, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions and related equations, radicals, quadratic formula, completing the square, complex numbers, absolute value, graphing, and applications.

[+]      MAC 1105      College Algebra

  • Prerequisite: Prerequisite: C or higher in MAT 1033 or appropriate placement score
  • Satisfies Codes: GENE, GRMT
  • This is a rigorous introduction to the math concepts necessary for successful study of MAC 2233 or MAC 1140. This course is primarily a conceptual study of functions and graphs, their applications, and of systems of equations and inequalities. Linear, quadratic, rational, absolute value, radical, exponential and logarithmic functions will be investigated. NOTE: A graphing calculator is required.

[+]      MAC 1114      Trigonometry

  • Prerequisite: C or higher in MAC 1105 or appropriate placement score
  • Satisfies Codes: GENE, GRMT
  • This is a calculus preparatory course in trigonometry that, in conjunction with MAC 1140 (Precalculus Algebra), is designed to provide the student with the trigonometric skills necessary for MAC 2311 (Calculus with Analytic Geometry 1). Major topics include: trigonometric functions, their properties and graphs; inverse trigonometric functions, their properties and graphs; right triangle trigonometry; trigonometric identities; trigonometric equations; the law of sines and the law of cosines; polar coordinates; vectors; and parametric equations. NOTE: A graphing calculator is required.

[+]      MAC 1140       PreCalculus Algebra

  • Prerequisite: C or higher in MAC 1105
  • Satisfies Codes: GENE, GRMT
  • This is a calculus preparatory course in college algebra and analytic geometry that, in conjunction with MAC 1114 (Trigonometry), is designed to provide the student with the algebraic skills necessary for MAC 2311 (Calculus with Analytic Geometry 1). Major topics include: polynomial and rational functions, their properties and graphs; polynomial and rational inequalities; exponential and logarithmic functions, their properties and graphs; piecewise defined functions; inverse functions; systems of linear and nonlinear equations; conic sections; matrices and determinants; sequences and series; mathematical induction and the binomial theorem. NOTE: A graphing calculator is required.

[+]      MAC 1932       Special Topics in Mathematics

  • Prerequisite: Documented consent of instructor
  • May be repeated for a maximum of three credit hours.
  • This course is a study of topics designed to enhance the students� understanding of mathematics. The course will be graded as "Satisfactory" or "Unsatisfactory." No letter grades will be given.

[+]      MAC 2233       Calculus for Business

  • Prerequisite: C or higher in MAC 1105 or appropriate placement score
  • Satisfies Codes: GENE, GRMT
  • A course in elementary differentiation and integration designed to meet the needs of students planning to major in biology, business, economics, psychology, and sociology. NOTE: A graphing calculator is required.

[+]      MAC 2311       Calculus with Analytic Geometry I

  • Prerequisite: C or higher in MAC 1114 and MAC 1140
  • Satisfies Codes: GENE, GRMT
  • This is the first course in a three-semester sequence, which continues with MAC 2312 and concludes with MAC 2313. The following topics will be covered in this three-semester sequence: review of functions; limits and continuity; the derivative; differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions; the mean value theorem and intermediate value theorem; extrema and graph sketching; area and the definite integral antidifferentiation; the fundamental theorem of calculus; inverse functions; arc length; techniques of integration; parametric equations and polar coordinates; Taylor�s formula, infinite sequences and series; vectors in the plane and in space; topics from plane and solid analytic geometry; directional derivatives and curvature; differential calculus of functions of several variables; multiple integration. NOTE: A graphing calculator is required.

[+]      MAC 2312       Calculus with Analytic Geometry II

  • Prerequisite: C or higher in MAC 2311
  • Satisfies Codes: GENE, GRMT
  • This is the second course in a three-semester sequence. (Topics are listed under MAC2311.) NOTE: A graphing calculator is required.

[+]      MAC 2313       Calculus with Analytic Geometry III

  • Prerequisite: C or higher in MAC 2312
  • Satisfies Codes: GENE, GRMT
  • This is the third course in a three-semester sequence. (Topics are listed under MAC 2311.) NOTE: A graphing calculator is required.

[+]      MAE 2801       Elementary School Mathematics

  • Prerequisite: C or higher in MGF 1106 or MAC 1105
  • This course does not satisfy Gordon Rule requirements.
  • Mathematics appropriate for the elementary school, including number systems (six basic sets of numbers), numeration concepts, learning sequences, algorithms, geometry and measurement, problem solving techniques, and error patterns.

[+]      MGF 1106      Liberal Arts Math

  • Prerequisite: C or higher in MAT 1033, or S in MAT 0027, or appropriate placement score
  • Satisfies Codes GENE, GRMT
  • This course covers topics from set theory, logic, geometry and measurement, counting principles, probability, and statistics (including the normal curve).

[+]      MGF 1107      Explorations in Math

  • Prerequisite: C or higher in MAT 1033, or S in MAT 0027, or appropriate placement score
  • Satisfies Codes GENE, GRMT
  • This is a survey course covering a selection of at least six (6) topics from among the following: consumer mathematics, linear and exponential growth, numeration systems, history of mathematics, number theory, voting techniques, graph theory, mathematical systems, non-Euclidean geometries, linear correlation and regression, and similar topics which demonstrate the beauty and utility of mathematics to the general student population.

[+]      MTB 1370      Math for Health Related Professions

  • Prerequisite: Prerequisite: Successful completion of all developmental math courses indicated through placement testing
  • This course provides an overview of mathematic operations necessary for the calculation of oral and parenteral drug dosages. Emphasis is placed on numerical and measurement systems, decimals, fractions, ratio and proportions, percentages, conversions, and calculations of medical dosages. This is a required course for students planning to enter the nursing program.

[+]      STA 2023      Elementary Statistics I

  • Prerequisite: C or higher in MAC 1105 or MGF 1106 or appropriate placement score
  • Satisfies Codes: GENE, GRMT
  • This course introduces the student to topics including measures of central tendency and spread, probability, random variables, binomial and normal probability distributions, confidence interval estimation, small sample inferences, and hypothesis testing. Other topics include correlation, simple linear regression, and an introduction to nonparametric statistics.