Mathematics (MATH) Courses
MATH 10 Developing Confidence in Math
- Units:1
- Hours:18 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:None.
- Corequisite:MATH 20, 30, 100, 110, or 120
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course helps students become more effective learners of mathematics. Topics addressed are how to overcome math anxiety and build confidence in math, study and note taking skills, time management, and test preparation.
Students must be enrolled in Math 20, 30, 100, 110 or 120 to take this course or have the permission of the instructor.
This course is graded on a Pass/No Pass basis.
MATH 20 Arithmetic
- Units:5
- Hours:90 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:None.
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
In compliance with CA Legislation AB 705 and AB 1705, THIS COURSE IS NOT CURRENTLY BEING OFFERED. This course provides group and individual instruction in the fundamentals of arithmetic with an emphasis on written and mental computational skills. In order to enhance mental computational skills, calculators will not be allowed. Topics include operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, signed numbers, percents, ratios, proportions, problem solving, and applications involving measurement and geometry.
MATH 30 Pre-Algebra Mathematics
- Units:5
- Hours:90 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:None.
- Advisory:MATH 20
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
In compliance with CA Legislation AB 705 and AB 1705, THIS COURSE IS NOT CURRENTLY BEING OFFERED. This course in prealgebra mathematics emphasizes the fundamental operations on integers and decimals as well as in geometric figures, measurement, and algebra with an emphasis on written and mental computational skills. Topics include: fractions; decimals; signed numbers; properties of exponents; scientific notation; evaluation of expressions and formulas; linear equations; algebraic manipulations on polynomials; and the rectangular coordinate system.
MATH 100 Elementary Algebra
- Units:5
- Hours:90 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:None.
- Advisory:MATH 30
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
In compliance with CA Legislation AB 705 and AB 1705, THIS COURSE IS NOT CURRENTLY BEING OFFERED. This course includes the fundamental concepts and operations of algebra with problem solving skills emphasized throughout. Topics include: properties of real numbers, linear equations and inequalities, integer exponents, polynomials, factoring polynomials, rational expressions and equations, radical expressions and equations, systems of linear equations and inequalities, the rectangular coordinate system, graphs and equations of lines, and solving quadratic equations.
MATH 110 Elementary Geometry
- Units:5
- Hours:90 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:None.
- Advisory:MATH 100
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b)
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
In compliance with CA Legislation AB 705 and AB 1705, THIS COURSE IS NOT CURRENTLY BEING OFFERED. This course covers aspects of elementary geometry. Topics include terms and definitions, properties of parallel lines and parallelograms, congruent and similar triangles, properties of triangles, right triangles, and basic trigonometry. Later topics include properties of circles, construction of loci, areas, and volumes. The course also emphasizes problem solving strategies, elementary logic, and reading and writing proofs. Students may be required to purchase a compass, straight edge or ruler, and a protractor.
MATH 120 Intermediate Algebra
- Units:5
- Hours:90 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:None.
- Advisory:MATH 100
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b)
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
In compliance with CA Legislation AB 705 and AB 1705, THIS COURSE IS NOT CURRENTLY BEING OFFERED. This course reviews and extends the concepts of elementary algebra with problem solving skills emphasized throughout. Topics which are reviewed and extended include: linear and quadratic equations, factoring polynomials, rational expressions, exponents, radicals, equations of lines, and systems of equations. New topics include: larger systems of equations, absolute value equations and inequalities, rational exponents, translations and reflections of key function graphs, function notation and function operations, exponential and logarithmic functions, graphs of quadratic and simple polynomial functions, quadratic inequalities, non-linear systems of equations, and an introduction to conic sections.
MATH 125 Intermediate Algebra for Statistics and Liberal Arts
- Units:4
- Hours:72 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:None.
- Advisory:MATH 100
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b)
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
In compliance with CA Legislation AB 705 and AB 1705, THIS COURSE IS NOT CURRENTLY BEING OFFERED. This course meets the prerequisite to STAT 300, Math 310, Math 300, and PSYC 330 and is intended for Liberal Arts Majors. The course topics include equations and functions that are linear, quadratic, radical, rational, exponential, and logarithmic. This course will feature discovery activities that utilize technology to help deal with applications to real data sets and problems which are current and relevant.
MATH 295 Independent Studies in Mathematics
- Units:1 - 3
- Hours:54 - 162 hours LAB
- Prerequisite:None.
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
MATH 299 Experimental Offering in Mathematics
- Units:0.5 - 4
- Prerequisite:None.
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This is the experimental courses description.
MATH 300 Introduction to Mathematical Ideas
- Units:3
- Hours:54 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:MATH 120 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
- Transferable:CSU; UC
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course is intended for liberal arts students but may be of interest to others as well. Several specific topics will be covered including number theory, algebraic modeling, geometry, combinatorics, probability, statistics, trigonometry, graph theory, and voting and apportionment. This course is not recommended for students entering elementary school teaching or for business administration majors. A graphing calculator may be required.
MATH 310 Mathematical Discovery
- Units:3
- Hours:54 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:Math 333 Introduction to College Algebra or Math 120 Intermediate Algebra or Algebra 2 in high school or Integrated Math 3 in high school.
- Transferable:CSU; UC
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course is designed to enhance students' understanding of mathematics by involving them in the mathematical process of exploration, conjecture, and proof. Students will explore mathematical patterns and relations, formulate conjectures, and prove their conjectures. Areas of mathematics from which content may be derived include number theory, statistics, probability, geometry, and sequences and series. This course is recommended for students interested in a career in education.
MATH 333 Introduction to College Algebra
- Units:3
- Hours:54 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:Through the Los Rios Placement Process or High School Algebra 2 or Integrated Math 3 or Intermediate Algebra.
- Transferable:CSU; UC
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course is a transfer-level college algebra course for all majors. Topics include absolute value, polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions; solving equations involving these functions; graphing these functions using rigid and non-rigid transformations; solving linear and nonlinear inequalities; systems of equations; complex numbers; and inverse functions.
MATH 335 Trigonometry with College Algebra
- Units:5
- Hours:90 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:Math 333 Introduction to College Algebra or Math 120 Intermediate Algebra or Algebra 2 in high school or Integrated Math 3 in high school.
- Transferable:CSU; UC
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This is a full trigonometry course with college algebra concepts reviewed, extended, and integrated when they are relevant to the trigonometric concepts. The trigonometric topics include right triangle trigonometry, unit circle trigonometry, graphs of trigonometric functions, proofs of trigonometric identities, solving trigonometric equations, applications of trigonometric functions (laws of sines and cosines), inverse trigonometric functions, polar coordinates, graphing polar functions, and 2-dimensional vectors. The algebra topics include exponential and logarithmic functions, complex numbers, in addition to solving equations, inequalities, and systems of equations. A graphing calculator may be required for this course.
MATH 341 Calculus for Business and Economics
- Units:4
- Hours:72 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:Math 333 Introduction to College Algebra or Math 120 Intermediate Algebra or Algebra 2 in high school or Integrated Math 3 in high school.
- Transferable:CSU; UC (UC credit limitation: MATH 341, MATH 355 and MATH 400 combined: Maximum credit, one course )
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
- C-ID:C-ID MATH 140
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course is designed around applications of sets, functions, limits, analytic geometry, and the differential and integral calculus in an economic and business context. This course is intended for business students; it is not recommended for mathematics and physical science majors.
MATH 343 Modern Business Mathematics
- Units:4
- Hours:72 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:MATH 120 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
- Transferable:CSU
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course is designed around applications of mathematics in an economic and business context. The major topics included are functions, finance (interest and exponential models), rates of change, optimization, and linear programming. The content of the course is structured to incorporate tables, graphs and data sets collected from real-world situations. This course is not recommended for mathematics or physical science majors. A scientific calculator will be required.
MATH 355 Calculus for Biology and Medicine I
- Units:4
- Hours:72 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:MATH 335 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
- Transferable:CSU; UC (UC credit limitation: MATH 341, MATH 355 and MATH 400 combined: maximum credit, one course )
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course is an introduction to differential calculus and elementary differential equations via applications in biology and medicine. It covers limits, derivatives of polynomials, trigonometric and exponential functions, graphing, and applications of the derivative to biology and medicine. Topics include the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus and techniques of integration, including integral tables and numerical methods. This course does not meet the prerequisite for the Engineering Physics series.
MATH 356 Calculus for Biology and Medicine II
- Units:4
- Hours:72 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:MATH 355 with a grade of "C" or better
- Transferable:CSU; UC (UC credit limitation: MATH 356 and MATH 401 combined: maximum credit, one course. )
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course covers matrix algebra with eigenvalues and eigenvectors, systems of linear equations, functions of several variables, partial derivatives, systems of differential equations, probability, and applications to biology and medicine. This course does not meet the prerequisite for the Engineering Physics series.
MATH 370 Pre-Calculus Mathematics
- Units:5
- Hours:90 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:MATH 335 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
- Transferable:CSU; UC
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course is designed to prepare students for Calculus for STEM majors. Course content includes a brief review followed by an in-depth extension of the properties of polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions. Additional topics include systems of linear and non-linear equations and inequalities, conic sections, sequences and series, binomial theorem, analytic geometry, vectors, parametric, and polar equations. A graphing calculator may be required for this course.
MATH 372 College Algebra for Calculus
- Units:4
- Hours:72 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:Math 333 or High School Algebra 2 or Integrated Math 3.
- Transferable:UC
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course provides a rigorous treatment of college-level algebra and its applications, with a particular focus on preparing students for the calculus sequence for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) majors. Topics include polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, absolute value, and logarithmic functions, graphs, and equations; systems of equations; the theory of polynomial equations; analytic geometry including conics; and an introduction to sequences and series. Emphasis is given to analytical reasoning and problem-solving. This course may be taken concurrently with MATH 373, Trigonometry for Calculus. Completion of both MATH 372 AND MATH 373 with grades of "C" or better meets the prerequisite for MATH 400, Calculus I. A calculator may be required for some aspects of this course.
MATH 373 Trigonometry for Calculus
- Units:4
- Hours:72 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:Math 333 or High School Algebra 2 or Integrated Math 3.
- Transferable:CSU; UC
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course provides a rigorous treatment of trigonometry and its applications, with a particular focus on preparing students for the calculus sequence for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors. It emphasizes the study of trigonometric functions from numerical, graphical, and algebraic descriptions. Topics include functions and their graphs, transformations of functions, geometric properties of circles and triangles, degree and radian measurements of angles, right triangle trigonometry, reference angle trigonometry, unit circle trigonometry, graphs and transformations of trigonometric functions, verifying and applying trigonometric identities, inverse trigonometric functions, solving trigonometric equations, solving triangles using the Law of Sines and the Law of Cosines, vectors, the polar coordinate system, and roots and powers of complex numbers including De Moivre's Theorem. This course may be taken concurrently with MATH 372, College Algebra for Calculus. Completion of both MATH 372 AND MATH 373 with grades of "C" or better meets the prerequisite for MATH 400, Calculus I. A calculator will be required.
MATH 375 Pre-Calculus
- Units:6
- Hours:108 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:MATH 333 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
- Transferable:CSU; UC
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course provides a rigorous treatment of the foundational mathematical concepts and skills that will prepare students for the calculus sequence for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors. Topics include polynomial, absolute value, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions, with graphing and applications; trigonometric functions and their inverses, including graphs, proving identities, trigonometric equations, and solving triangles; systems of equations and inequalities; analytic geometry and conics; vectors and polar coordinates; and an introduction to sequences and series. It emphasizes analytical reasoning and problem-solving. The maximum UC transfer credit is 5 units for any combination of College Algebra and Precalculus courses. A calculator may be required for this course.
MATH 400 Calculus I
- Units:5
- Hours:90 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:MATH 370 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
- Transferable:CSU; UC (UC credit limitation: MATH 341, MATH 355 and MATH 400 combined: maximum credit, one course )
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
- C-ID:C-ID MATH 210
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course explores the basic concepts of analytic geometry, limits of functions, derivatives, and integrals. Topics covered will include finding the limits of functions by graphing and indeterminate forms of algebraic expressions. Derivatives and integrals involving algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic, and inverse trigonometric functions will also be covered. Many applications will be covered, including those involving rectilinear motion, differentials, related rates, graphing, optimization, and finding areas of bounded regions. A graphing calculator may be required for this course.
MATH 401 Calculus II
- Units:5
- Hours:90 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:MATH 400 with a grade of "C" or better
- Transferable:CSU; UC (UC credit limitation: MATH 356 and MATH 401 combined: maximum credit, one course )
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
- C-ID:C-ID MATH 220
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course is a continuation of MATH 400. Topics covered include techniques of integration, numerical integration, improper integrals, infinite series, parametric equations, polar coordinates, and conic sections. Many applications will be covered including those involving areas between plane regions, volumes of revolution, work, moments and concepts of mass, average value, arc length, and surface area. A graphing calculator may be required for this course.
MATH 402 Calculus III
- Units:5
- Hours:90 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:MATH 401 with a grade of "C" or better
- Transferable:CSU; UC
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
- C-ID:C-ID MATH 230
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course extends the concepts of limits, derivatives and integrals to vector-valued functions and functions of more than one variable. Topics covered will include three-dimensional analytic geometry and vectors, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, line integrals, surface integrals, and the theorems of Green, Gauss (Divergence), and Stokes. Many applications of the calculus will be included. A graphing calculator may be required for this course.
MATH 410 Introduction to Linear Algebra
- Units:3
- Hours:54 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:MATH 401 with a grade of "C" or better
- Transferable:CSU; UC
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4
- C-ID:C-ID MATH 250
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course introduces linear algebra. Topics include matrices, determinants, systems of equations, vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvectors, and applications. This course is intended for majors in mathematics, engineering, science, and related fields.
MATH 420 Differential Equations
- Units:4
- Hours:72 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:MATH 401 with a grade of "C" or better
- Transferable:CSU; UC
- General Education:AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4
- C-ID:C-ID MATH 240
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course is a study of ordinary differential equations, including linear equations, systems of equations, equations with variable coefficients, existence and uniqueness of solutions, series solutions, singular points, transform methods, boundary value problems, and applications.
MATH 495 Independent Studies in Mathematics
- Units:1 - 3
- Hours:54 - 162 hours LAB
- Prerequisite:None.
- Transferable:CSU
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
MATH 499 Experimental Offering in Mathematics
- Units:0.5 - 4
- Prerequisite:None.
- Transferable:CSU
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This is the experimental courses description.
Mathematics Support (MATHS) Courses
MATHS 15 Support for Intermediate Algebra
- Units:3
- Hours:54 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:None.
- Corequisite:MATH 120
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course provides intensive instruction and practice in the core mathematical skills, competencies, and concepts necessary for success in MATH 120, Intermediate Algebra. You must be enrolled in the corresponding section of Math 120 while taking this course. Topics and homework assignments are often connected to the students' assignments in MATH 120. This class is graded on a pass/no pass basis and does not meet math competency.
MATHS 33 Support for Introduction to College Algebra
- Units:2
- Hours:36 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:None.
- Corequisite:MATH 333
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course provides intensive instruction and practice in the core mathematical skills, competencies, and concepts necessary for success in Math 333, Introduction to College Algebra. You must be enrolled in the corresponding section of Math 333 while taking this course. Topics and homework assignments are often connected to the students' assignments in MATH 333. The course includes applications of the concepts and skills covered. This class is graded on a pass/no pass basis and does not meet math competency. A calculator may be required for this course.
MATHS 46 Support for Calculus for Business and Economics
- Units:3
- Hours:54 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:None.
- Corequisite:MATH 341
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course provides intensive instruction and practice in the core mathematical skills, competencies, and concepts necessary for success in Math 341, Calculus for Business and Economics. You must be enrolled in the corresponding section of Math 341 while taking this course. Topics and homework assignments are often connected to the students' assignments in MATH 341. The course includes applications of the concepts and skills covered. This class is graded on a pass/no pass basis and does not meet math competency. A scientific calculator will be required for this course.
MATHS 55 Support for Trigonometry with College Algebra
- Units:3
- Hours:54 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:None.
- Corequisite:MATH 335
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course provides intensive instruction and practice in the core mathematical skills, competencies, and concepts necessary for success in MATH 335: Trigonometry with College Algebra. You must be enrolled in the corresponding section of Math 335 while taking this course. Topics and homework assignments are often connected to the students' assignments in MATH 335. The course includes applications of the concepts and skills covered. A scientific calculator is required for this course. See notes on the e-schedule for more information. This class is graded on a pass/no pass basis and does not meet math competency.
MATHS 70 Support for College Algebra for Calculus
- Units:3
- Hours:54 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:None.
- Corequisite:MATH 372
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course provides intensive instruction and practice in the core mathematical skills, competencies, and concepts necessary for success in MATH 372: College Algebra for Calculus as well as affective domain skills. Topics and homework assignments are often connected to the students' assignments in MATH 372. The course includes applications of the concepts and skills covered. A calculator may be required. This course is graded on a Pass/No Pass basis and does not meet local math competency.
MATHS 73 Support Course for Trigonometry for Calculus
- Units:2
- Hours:36 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:None.
- Corequisite:MATH 373
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course provides intensive instruction and practice in the core mathematical skills, competencies, and concepts necessary for success in Trigonometry for Calculus (MATH 373). Students taking this course must be concurrently enrolled in the corresponding section MATH 373. The course content is designed to provide arithmetic, algebra, geometry and learning skills support to students as they learn related concepts in their corequisite course. Topics and homework assignments are often connected to studentsâ€™ assignments in the corequisite course. A calculator is required. This course is graded on a Pass/No Pass basis and does not meet local math competency.
MATHS 75 Support for Pre-Calculus
- Units:3
- Hours:54 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:None.
- Corequisite:MATH 375
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course provides intensive instruction and practice in the core mathematical skills, competencies, and concepts necessary for success in MATH 375 (Pre-Calculus). Students taking this course must be concurrently enrolled in the corresponding section of MATH 375. The content of this course is designed to provide arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and learning skills support to students as they learn related concepts in their corequisite course. Topics and homework assignments are often connected to assignments in the corequisite course. A calculator will be required for this course. This course is graded on a Pass/No Pass basis and does not meet local math competency.
MATHS 80 Support for Calculus I
- Units:0.25 - 2
- Hours:13.5 - 108 hours LAB
- Prerequisite:None.
- Corequisite:MATH 400
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course provides additional problem solving practice, theory practice, and study skills support for students concurrently enrolled in MATH 400, Calculus I. A student may take this class up to 2.0 units or 3 times, whichever comes first. A graphing calculator may be required. This class is graded on a pass/no pass basis and does not meet math competency.
MATHS 81 Calculus II: Problem Solving
- Units:1
- Hours:18 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:None.
- Corequisite:MATH 401
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course provides additional problem solving practice, theory practice, and study skills support for students concurrently enrolled in MATH 401, Calculus II. Please refer to the class notes in the online schedule of classes for details to the particular sections of MATH 401 that will be associated with this section. This class is graded on a pass/no pass basis and does not meet math competency. A graphing calculator may be required.
MATHS 82 Calculus III: Problem Solving
- Units:1
- Hours:18 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:None.
- Corequisite:MATH 402
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course provides additional problem solving practice, theory practice, and study skills support for students concurrently enrolled in MATH 402, Calculus III. Please refer to the class notes in the online schedule of classes for details to the particular sections of MATH 402 that will be associated with this section. This class is graded on a pass/no pass basis and does not meet math competency. A graphing calculator may be required.
MATHS 95 Support for Introduction to Mathematical Ideas
- Units:2
- Hours:36 hours LEC
- Prerequisite:None.
- Corequisite:MATH 300
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This course provides intensive instruction and practice in the core mathematical skills, competencies, and concepts necessary for success in Math 300, Introduction to Mathematical Ideas. You must be enrolled in the corresponding section of Math 300 while taking this course. Topics and homework assignments are often related to the students' assignments in MATH 300. The course includes applications of the concepts and skills covered. This class is graded on a pass/no pass basis and does not meet math competency. A scientific calculator may be required for this course.
MATHS 299 Experimental Offering in Mathematics Support
- Units:0.5 - 4
- Prerequisite:None.
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This is the experimental courses description.
MATHS 499 Experimental Offering in Mathematics Support
- Units:0.5 - 4
- Prerequisite:None.
- Catalog Date:August 1, 2024
This is the experimental courses description.