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MAC

MAC 1105   COLLEGE ALGEBRA

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: MAT 1033 with a grade of C or better (recommend MAT 1033 taken within the last two years), or appropriate score on the SPC mathematics placement test. Major topics include: functions and functional notation; domains and ranges of functions; graphs of functions and relations; operations on functions; inverse functions; linear, quadratic and rational functions; absolute value and radical functions; exponential and logarithmic properties, functions and equations; systems of equations and inequalities; applications such as curve fitting, modeling, optimization, exponential and logarithmic growth and decay. (Credit is not given for both MAC 1105 and MAC 1106). 47 contact hours.

MAC 1106   COMBINED COLLEGE ALGEBRA/PRE-CALCULUS

credits: 5  

Prerequisite: MAT 1033 with a minimum grade of C or appropriate score on the SPC mathematics placement test. This course covers major topics to include: function and relations including domain and range, operations on functions, and inverse functions; polynomial, rational and other algebraic functions, their properties and graphs; polynomial, absolute value, and rational equations and inequalities; exponential and logarithmic functions, their properties and graphs; solving systems of equations and inequalities, matrices, and determinants; piecewise-defined functions; conic sections; sequences and series; applications such as curve fitting, modeling, optimization, and exponential and logarithmic growth and decay; mathematical induction; binomial theorem and applications. Credit is not given for both MAC 1106 and either MAC 1105 or MAC 1140. 77 contact hours.

MAC 1114   TRIGONOMETRY

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: MAC 1105 with a grade of C or better, or MAC 1106 with a grade of C or better, or appropriate score on the SPC mathematics placement test or program director approval. MAC 1114 may be taken concurrently with MAC 1140. This course is a study of trigonometry with emphasis on circular functions. Major topics include: trigonometric and circular functions, inverse trigonometric functions, identities, equations, solution of triangles, complex numbers, vectors, parametric equations, polar coordinates and applications. (Credit is not given for both MAC 1114 and MAC 1147.) 47 contact hours.

MAC 1140   PRE-CALCULUS ALGEBRA

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: MAC 1105 or appropriate score on mathematics placement test or program director approval. May be taken concurrently with MAC 1114. Major topics include: polynomial, rational and other algebraic functions, their properties and graphs; polynomial and rational inequalities; exponential and logarithmic functions, their properties and graphs; piecewise-defined functions; conic sections; matrices and determinants; sequences and series; mathematical induction; binomial theorem and applications. (Credit is not given for MAC 1140 and MAC 1106 or MAC 1140 and MAC 1147.) 47 contact hours.

MAC 1147   PRE-CALCULUS ALGEBRA/TRIGONOMETRY

credits: 5  
Prerequisite: High school trigonometry and MAC 1105 or appropriate score on the SPC mathematics placement test. This is an accelerated course covering the topics of both MAC 1140 and MAC 1114 in a single session and is intended primarily for the student who plans to take MAC 2311-2313. Major topics in algebra include: polynomial, rational and other algebraic functions, their properties and graphs; polynomial and rational inequalities; exponential and logarithmic functions, their properties and graphs; piecewise-defined functions; conic sections; matrices and determinants; sequences and series; mathematical induction; binomial theorem and applications. The trigonometry has emphasis on circular functions. Major topics in trigonometry include: trigonometric functions, their properties and graphs; inverse trigonometric equations; solutions of triangles; vector algebra; parametric equations; polar coordinates; applications. (Credit is not given for both MAC 1147 and either MAC 1140 or MAC 1114.) 77 contact hours.

MAC 2233   APPLIED CALCULUS I

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: MAC 1105 or MAC 1106 or satisfactory score on the Mathematics placement test or program director approval. This course is a geometric and heuristic approach to calculus: differentiation and integration of algebraic and exponential, and logarithmic functions, applications to graphing, marginal analysis, optimization and areas. This course cannot be used to satisfy requirements of students majoring in mathematics or engineering. (Credit is not given for both MAC 2233 and MAC 2311.) 47 contact hours.

MAC 2234   APPLIED CALCULUS II

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: MAC 2233 or appropriate score on the SPC mathematics placement test. This course is designed to follow MAC 2233 and includes topics from integral calculus, partial differentiation, and double integration. Emphasis is placed on applications in ecology, economics, geometry, physical sciences and business. (Credit is not given for both MAC 2234 and MAC 2312.) 47 contact hours.

MAC 2311   CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I

credits: 5  
Prerequisite: (MAC 1106 and MAC 1114), or (MAC 1140 and MAC 1114), or (MAC 1147), or satisfactory score on the SPC mathematics placement test or program director approval. In this first course the topics include limits and continuity, the derivative of algebraic, trigonometric, logarithmic and exponential functions, implicit differentiation, applications of the derivative, differentials, indefinite and definite integrals, and applications of exponential functions. (Credit is not given for both MAC 2311 and MAC 2233.) 77 contact hours.

MAC 2311H   HONORS CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I

credits: 5  
Prerequisite: (MAC 1140 and MAC 1114) or (MAC 1106 and MAC 1114) or (MAC 1147) or (acceptance into the Honors College) or approval of the program director. In this first course the topics include limits and continuity, the derivative of algebraic, trigonometric, logarithmic and exponential functions, implicit differentiation, applications of the derivative, differentials, indefinite and definite integrals, and applications of exponential functions. (Credit is not also given for MAC 2311 or MAC 2233.) 77 contact hours.

MAC 2312   CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY II

credits: 5  
Prerequisite: MAC 2311 or satisfactory score on the SPC mathematics placement test. This course is designed to follow MAC 2311. Topics include inverse trigonometric functions, hyperbolic and inverse hyperbolic functions, areas, volumes, centroids, work, fluid pressure, length of arc, trigonometric integrals, integration techniques, polar coordinates, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, infinite series, plane curves, parametric equations, conic sections, and computer work. (Credit is not also given for MAC 2234.) 77 contact hours.

MAC 2313   CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY III

credits: 4  
Prerequisite: MAC 2312 or satisfactory score on the SPC mathematics placement test. This course is designed to follow MAC 2312. Topics include vectors in the plane and space, three-dimensional surfaces, various coordinate systems, vector-valued functions, differential calculus of functions of several variables, gradients, directional derivatives, applications of partial derivatives, multiple integration, vector analysis, line integrals, surface integrals, and applications. 62 contact hours.

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