# Description of Mathematics

**MAT 103A COLLEGE ALGEBRA (PART I) 4.00 Units
**The course provides an in-depth coverage of functions: polynomial and

rational functions, their graphs and finding solutions, and zeros of polynomial

functions. Special emphasis will be placed on applications problems and the

use of calculators .

PREREQUISITE: MAT 154A or MAT 154AA with a grade of “C”
or

better or equivalent or appropriate skills demonstrated through the math

assessment.

COREQUISITE: MAT 153 or equivalent or appropriate
skills demonstrated

through the math assessment process. Prior completion of MAT 153 with a

grade of “C” or better also satisfies this corequisite.

TRANSFERS: CSU, UNR, UC (unit limit)

1 | T,Th | 1000AM-1150AM | Room: E106 |

Instructor: Green, L | 1/05/10 - 3/23/10 | ||

2* | M,W | 0600PM-0750PM | Room: E106 |

Instructor: Lilly, M | 1/04/10 - 3/24/10 |

*Section 2 will only be opened once section 1 is full.

**MAT 103B COLLEGE ALGEBRA (PART II) 4.00 Units
**This course covers the properties of logarithms and exponentials, conic

sections, systems of equations and their solution with Gaussian Elimination,

a brief introduction into linear programming , sequences, series, permutations,

and combinations .

PREREQUISITE: MAT 153 and either MAT 154A or MAT 154AA
with a

grade of “C” or better or appropriate skills demonstrated through the math

assessment process.

TRANSFERS: CSU, UNR, UC (unit limit)

1 | M,W | 0400PM-0550PM | Room: E106 |

Instructor: Lund, R | 1/04/10 - 3/24/10 | ||

2 | T,Th | 0600PM-0750PM | Room: E106 |

Instructor: Lincoln, C | 1/05/10 - 3/23/10 |

**MAT 106 CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC 5.00 Units
GEOMETRY (PART II)
**This course is a continuation of MAT 105. Applications of the integral,

techniques of integration, exponential and logarithmic functions, hyperbolic

functions, and inverse trigonometric functions will be studied.

Note: Physical Science and Engineering majors should be
concurrently

enrolled in PHY 107 to avoid future scheduling conflicts.

PREREQUISITE: MAT 105 with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent.

TRANSFERS: CSU, UNR, UC (course limit)

1 | M,W,F | 0915AM-1055AM | Room: E106 |

Instructor: Armbrust, B | 1/04/10 - 3/24/10 |

**MAT 152A BASIC ALGEBRA (PART I) 4.00 Units
**This course is designed as an introduction to algebra. Topics covered

include the four basic operations with positive and negative numbers and

with polynomials, solving and graphing linear equations, an introduction to

functions and sets, and properties of integral exponents.

PREREQUISITE: MAT 187B with a grade of “C” or better or
equivalent or

appropriate skills demonstrated through the math assessment process.

1 | M,W | 0130PM-0320PM | Room: A209 |

Instructor: Armbrust, B | 1/04/10 - 3/24/10 | ||

2* | T,Th | 1100AM-1250PM | Room: D123 |

Instructor: Richardson, S | 1/05/10 - 3/23/10 | ||

3 | T,Th | 0100PM-0250PM | Room: A250 |

Instructor: Green, L | 1/05/10 - 3/25/10 | ||

4 | M,W | 0600PM-0750PM | Room: A211 |

Instructor: Brock, L | 1/04/10 - 3/24/10 | ||

5 | M,W | 0800AM-0950AM | Room: L107 |

Instructor: Manov, A | 1/04/10 - 3/24/10 |

*NOTE: Section 2 is a computer-mediated course.
Students will be using a

computer to assist with the learning process. Familiarity with the Internet and

with the use of web browsers is highly recommended. Students are expected

to attend class two hours per week with the remaining two hours completed

online. As with any 4-unit math class, students are expected to spend an

additional 8 hours per week working on homework and other study. This

section is ideal for students with complicated schedules and whose learning

styles are addressed via this alternative method of instruction .

**MAT 152AA BASIC ALGEBRA (PART I): 5.00 Units
EXPANDED
**This course contains the same content as MAT 152A, but is designed

for students who need extra time to master the material. Topics covered

include the four basic operations with positive and negative numbers and

with polynomials, solving and graphing linear equations, an introduction to

functions and sets, and properties of integral exponents.

PREREQUISITE: MAT 187B with a grade of “C” or better or
equivalent, or

appropriate skills demonstrated through the math assessment process.

1 | M,W,F | 0900AM-1040AM | Room: A206 |

Instructor: Shen, H | 1/04/10 - 3/24/10 |

**MAT 152B BASIC ALGEBRA (PART II) 4.00 Units
**This course is a continuation of MAT 152A. Topics covered will include

factoring, solving equations with rational and radical expressions, systems of

linear equations, and solving quadratic equations.

PREREQUISITE: MAT 152A or MAT 152AA with a grade of “C”
or better or

equivalent or appropriate skills demonstrated through the math assessment

process.

1* | T,Th | 1000AM-1150AM | Room: D123 |

Instructor: Richardson, S | 1/05/10 - 3/23/10 | ||

2 | M,W | 1100AM-1250PM | Room: E106 |

Instructor: Richardson, S | 1/04/10 - 3/24/10 | ||

3 | T,Th | 0400PM-0550PM | Room: A211 |

Instructor: Andolina, J | 1/05/10 - 3/23/10 | ||

4 | M,W | 0400PM-0550PM | Room: A209 |

Instructor: Richardson, S | 1/04/10 - 3/24/10 |

*NOTE: Section 1 is a computer-mediated course.
Students will be using a

computer to assist with the learning process. Familiarity with the Internet and

with the use of web browsers is highly recommended. Students are expected

to attend class two hours per week with the remaining two hours completed

online. As with any 4-unit math class, students are expected to spend an

additional 8 hours per week working on homework and other study. This

section is ideal for students with complicated schedules and whose learning

styles are addressed via this alternative method of instruction.

**MAT 152BB BASIC ALGEBRA (PART II) 5.00 Units
EXPANDED
**This course contains the same content as MAT 152B, but is designed

for students who need extra time to master the material. This course

is a continuation of MAT 152A or MAT 152AA. The topics covered

include factoring , operations, and equations with rational expressions, linear

equations and inequalities with absolute values, solving systems of linear

equations and inequalities, operations with exponents and radicals, solving

radical equations, and solving quadratic equations.

PREREQUISITE: MAT 152AA or MAT 152A with a grade of “C”
or better or

equivalent, or appropriate skills demonstrated through the math assessment

process.

1 | M,W,F | 1100AM-1240PM | Room: A206 |

Instructor: Shen, H | 1/04/10 - 3/24/10 | ||

2 | T,Th | 0600PM-0825PM | Room: A206 |

Instructor: Ellis, J | 1/05/10 - 3/23/10 |

**MAT 153 EUCLIDEAN GEOMETRY 4.00 Units
**This is a formal course in geometry covering the basics of lines, planes,

angles, triangles, congruence, the Pythagorean Theorem, similarity, and

special right angles.

COREQUISITE: MAT 152B or MAT 152BB or equivalent or
appropriate skills

demonstrated through the math assessment process. Prior completion of

MAT 152B or MAT 152BB with a grade of “C” or better also satisfies this

corequisite.

1 | T,Th | 0620PM-0810PM | Room: A211 |

Instructor: Andolina, J | 1/05/10 - 3/23/10 |

**MAT 154A INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA 4.00 Units
**This course is a continuation of MAT 152B or MAT 152BB and is an

introduction to the definition of a function and its inverse, solving quadratic

equations and systems of equations, exponential and logarithmic functions,

sequences and series, and conic sections .

PREREQUISITE: MAT 152B or MAT 152BB with a grade of “C”
or better or

equivalent or appropriate skills demonstrated through the math assessment.

1* | T,Th | 1030AM-1220PM | Room: D123 |

Instructor: Richardson, S | 1/05/10 - 3/23/10 | ||

2 | T,Th | 0800AM-0950AM | Room: A211 |

Instructor: Armbrust, B | 1/05/10 - 3/25/10 | ||

3 | T,Th | 0100PM-0250PM | Room: A211 |

Instructor: Armbrust, B | 1/05/10 - 3/25/10 | ||

4 | M,W | 0130PM-0320PM | Room: A211 |

Instructor: Palley, B | 1/04/10 - 3/24/10 | ||

5 | M,W | 0400PM-0550PM | Room: A211 |

Instructor: Littell, C | 1/04/10 - 3/24/10 |

*NOTE: Section 1 is a computer-mediated course.
Students will be using a

computer to assist with the learning process. Familiarity with the Internet and

with the use of web browsers is highly recommended. Students are expected

to attend class two hours per week with the remaining two hours completed

online. As with any 4-unit math class, students are expected to spend an

additional 8 hours per week working on homework and other study. This

section is ideal for students with complicated schedules and whose learning

styles are addressed via this alternative method of instruction.

**MAT 187AA BASIC ARITHMETIC (PART I) 2.50 Units
EXPANDED
**This basic arithmetic course covers general areas of arithmetic which
include

whole numbers , fractions , and an introduction to decimals. Included is an

additional study skills/counseling component to assist students in being

successful in this course as well as future math courses.

ADVISORY: Appropriate skills demonstrated through the math assessment.

1 | M,W | 0330PM-0555PM | Room: A206 |

Instructor: Ellis, J | 1/04/10 - 2/10/10 | ||

2 | M,W | 1100AM-0125PM | Room: A213 |

Instructor: Manov, A | 1/04/10 - 2/10/10 | ||

3 | T,Th | 0100PM-0325PM | Room: A206 |

Instructor: Littell, C | 1/05/10 - 2/11/10 |

**MAT 187B BASIC ARITHMETIC (PART II) 2.00 Units
**This course covers general areas of arithmetic which include decimals,

percents, and an introduction to algebra.

PREREQUISITE: MAT 187A or MAT 187AA with a grade of “C”
or better or

equivalent or appropriate skills demonstrated through the math assessment.

1 | M,W | 0400PM-0550PM | Room: A206 |

Instructor: Ellis, J | 2/17/10 - 3/24/10 | ||

2 | M,W | 1100AM-1250PM | Room: A213 |

Instructor: Manov, A | 2/17/10 - 3/24/10 | ||

3 | T,Th | 0100PM-0250PM | Room: A206 |

Instructor: Littell, C | 2/16/10 - 3/25/10 |

**MAT 191AQ SPECIAL TOPIC: MATH REVIEW 2.00 Units
**This course includes a brief review of arithmetic, and/or a condensed

review of basic algebra, and/or a condensed review of intermediate algebra.

ADVISORY: Grade of “C” or better in Basic Arithmetic,
Basic Algebra, and/or

Intermediate Algebra in either high school or college

1 | M,T,W,Th,F | 0300PM-0650PM | Room: D123 |

Instructor: Littell, C | 12/11/2009 - 12/18/2009 |

**MAT 201 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS 5.00 Units
**This course covers elements of probability, frequency distributions, graphs

and measures of central tendency, functions of random variables, probability

distributions, sampling, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, regression

analysis and analysis of variance.

PREREQUISITE: MAT 154A or MAT 154AA with a grade of “C”
or better or

equivalent or appropriate skills demonstrated through the math assessment.

TRANSFERS: CSU, UNR, UC

1 | M,W,F | 0900AM-1040AM | Room: E100 |

Instructor: Green, L | 1/04/10 - 3/24/10 | ||

2* | T,Th | 1000AM-1225PM | Room: A250 |

Instructor: Green, L | 1/05/10 - 3/23/10 |

*Section 2 will only be opened once section 1 full.

**MAT 203 LINEAR ALGEBRA 5.00 Units
**This course covers linear equations, matrices, determinants, vector spaces,

inner product spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors

and their applications to engineering and business.

PREREQUISITE: MAT 107 with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent.

TRANSFERS: CSU, UNR, UC

1 | M,W,F | 1100AM-1240PM | Room: A211 |

Instructor: Green, L | 1/04/10 - 3/24/10 |

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