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All Mathematics courses are four (4) units, unless otherwise noted. For a two-year cycle showing what courses are offered during which term/semester, click here.

102 Intermediate Algebra Reviews arithmetic fractions and polynomials; concentrates on linear and quadratic equations, exponents, radicals, and linear graphs. CRD/NCR only. Prereq.: MATH 001, or one year of high school algebra and a passing score on placement exam. NCh.
104 College Algebra Emphasizes problem-solving skills and applications. Includes linear and quadratic equations, inequalities, systems and matrices, polynomials, functions, exponentials, logarithms, and graphing. Prereq.: MATH 102, or two years of combined high school algebra/geometry and a passing score on placement exam. GEM.
105 Precalculus Reviews equations and inequalities, systems and polynomials; concentrates on functions, graphing, complex numbers, theory of equations, and trigonometry in preparation for calculus or science courses. Prereq.: C- or better in MATH 104, or C- or better in two years of high school algebra and a passing score on placement exam. GEM.
170 Mathematics in Society Introduces contemporary mathematical sciences to the nonspecialist through real-world applications. Includes concepts from management science, statistics and probability, and social decision theory, and selected topics from geometry, scale and growth, and coding theory. Prereq.: MATH 102, or two years of combined high school algebra/ geometry and a passing score on placement exam. GEM.
201 Calculus I Introduces standard topics in differential and integral calculus of functions of one variable including a review of analytic geometry. Prereq.: MATH 105 with a C or better, or a passing score on placement exam. GEM.
202 Calculus II Continuation of 201, with an emphasis on transcendental functions and various techniques and applications of integration. Introduces the calculus of functions of two variables. Prereq.: MATH 201 with a C or better. GEM.
301 Programming Concepts See CMPS 301.
305 Transition to Advanced Mathematics Introduces abstraction in math. Includes set theory, symbolic logic, number theory, abstract algebra, and analysis. Explores rigorous proof and oral and written expression of mathematical concepts. Prereq.: MATH 202.
311 Calculus III Continuation of the theory of functions of one and two variables including infinite series, polar coordinates, vector-valued functions, and multiple integrals. Prereq.: MATH 202 with a C- or better.
315 Differential Equations  Elementary differential equations with applications. First and second-order linear and higher order equations, series solutions, operator, matrix, and numerical techniques. Prereq.: MATH 311.
319 Vector Calculus Calculus of several variables including multidimensional differentiation and integration, and major theorems of vector analysis: Green’s theorem, Stokes’ theorem, divergence theorem. Prereq.: MATH 311.
320 Linear Algebra An introduction to vector spaces, linear transformations, matrices, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, diagonalization of matrices, inner product spaces, and applications. Prereq. or Coreq.: MATH 305.
325 Number Theory Divisibility theory, Diophantine equations, congruences, number theoretic functions, Fibonacci numbers, fundamental theorems, and statements of open problems. Prereq. or Coreq.: MATH 305.
327 Discrete Mathematics Development of mathematical tools necessary for algorithmic applications in computer science. Includes set theory and logic, various algebraic structures, graph theory, Boolean algebra, and computability theory. Emphasizes applications in computer science. Prereq.: MATH 201.
328 Abstract Algebra Introduction to sets, groups, rings, fields, and vector spaces, with applications. Prereq. or Coreq.: MATH 305.
330 Foundations of Geometry Foundations of and topics from Euclidean and non- Euclidean geometries, projective geometry, invariant theory, and applications. Prereq. or Coreq.: MATH 305. Directed study only.
342 Analytical Mechanics See PHYS 342.
351 Probability  Algebra of events, random variables, standard distributions, expected values, variance, and Markov chains. Prereq.: MATH 201.
352 Statistical Theory Introduces theory and practical applications of statistical inference including estimation of parameters, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, ANOVA , regression analysis, and experimental design. Prereq.: MATH 351. Directed study only.
362 Numerical Algorithms See CMPS 362. NCh.
367 Object Oriented Language C++ See CMPS 367.
375 Mathematical Modeling Introduces mathematical modeling, model construction, solution techniques, and interpretations. Utilizes advanced mathematical and computer tools. Prereq.: MATH 311. MATH 315 and/or 319 recommended.
410 Real Analysis Introduces advanced calculus and real analysis. Includes properties of real numbers, metric spaces, the Heine-Borel and Weierstrass theorems, continuity and uniform continuity, sequences and series of functions, differentiation and Riemann integration, and elementary measure theory. Prereqs.: MATH 311 and 320 or 328.
412 Complex Analysis Introduces complex analysis. Includes properties of complex numbers, analytic functions, differentiation and integration, series, residues and poles, basic conformal mapping, and applications. Prereq.: MATH 319 or 418.
418 Advanced Engineering Math Mathematical concepts, theory, and methods of solution for problems in physics and engineering. Topics include ordinary and partial differential equations, Laplace transforms, Fourier series and transforms, and various theorems in vector analysis. Prereq.: MATH 311.
482 History of Mathematics Surveys the development of elementary mathematics from antiquity to the present. Prereq.: MATH 201 or instructor’s approval.