# Description of Mathematics

**MATH 0104. Supplemental Mathematics (1-1-0)
**Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in a designated math course requiring
additional lecture content determined by the Mathematics Department. This course
offers an extended lecture hour for students in corequisite math courses.

**MATH 0300. Basic Mathematics (3-3-0)
**This course includes a description of the real numbers and their properties;
operations on integers, fractions, and decimals; exponents and the order of
operations; rates and percents; charts and graphs; measurement; and related
applications.

**MATH 0301. Introduction to Algebra (3-3-0)
**Prerequisite: MATH 0300 with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent

This course includes the order of operations, properties of the real numbers, the evaluation of algebraic expressions, operations on polynomial expressions, integer exponents, linear and absolute value equations and inequalities, and extensive problem solving using linear equations and inequalities, proportions, and percents.

**MATH 0302. Elementary Algebra (3-3-0)
**Prerequisite: MATH 0301 with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent

Content includes factoring techniques, radical expressions and equations, rational exponents, complex numbers, solving quadratic equations by various methods, rational expressions and equations, and related applications.

**MATH 0303. Intermediate Algebra (3-3-0)
**Prerequisite: MATH 0302 with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent

This course includes solving quadratic equations by various methods, quadratic and rational inequalities, the Cartesian plane, graphs and equations of linear and conical relations, systems of linear equations in two and three variables, systems of nonlinear equations in two variables, introduction to relations and functions, and related applications.

**MATH 1314. College Algebra (Non Precalculus Track)
(3-3-0)
**Prerequisite: MATH 0303 with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent

This course is designed for students in programs which do not require Pre-calculus (MATH 2412). Topics include quadratic, polynomial, rational, logarithmic and exponential functions; systems of equations; sequences and series; and matrices and determinants with emphasis on problem solving.