## Mathematics Courses

### COURSE DESCRIPTION

4 Units (Not Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 72 hours

Prerequisite: Math 20 or appropriate placement

This course serves as a bridge from arithmetic to formal algebra. Students will develop
number sense and operation sense and formulate and solve simple algebraic equations
containing integers, fractions, decimals, and percentages. Topics include a study
of real numbers, an introduction to fundamental algebraic concepts and their applications,
proportional reasoning, informal geometry, measurement, and an introduction to the
Cartesian coordinate system.

4 Units (Not Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 72 hours

Prerequisite: Math 40 or appropriate placement

This course is a first course in algebra. Topics included are first-degree equations and inequalities, multiple representations of a linear relationship, linear systems of equations in two variables, polynomials, rational expressions, exponents and square roots, and quadratic equations.

4 Units (Not Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 72 hours

Prerequisite: Math 60 or appropriate placement

This course includes the study of triangles, quadrilaterals, circles, parallels, and similar figures. Skill development involving equalities, proportions, and areas of the above figures is included. Logical thinking is stressed in problem solutions. This course is designed for students who have not taken high school plane geometry. May be taken concurrently with Math 80, Math 80A, or Math 80B.

6 Units (Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 108 hours

Prerequisite: Math 40 or appropriate placement

This is a one-semester course for non-math and non-science majors integrating numeracy, proportional reasoning, algebraic reasoning, and functions. Students will develop conceptual and procedural tools that support the use of key mathematical concepts in a variety of contexts. Throughout the course, college success content will be integrated with mathematical topics. This course prepares students for the curriculum of Cerritos College’s Math 112 and Math 114 only. This course is not open to students with credit in Math 60.

4 Units (Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 72 hours

Prerequisite: Math 60 or appropriate placement

This course is a second course in algebra. This course explores multiple representations of functions and relations. The types of functions studied will include linear, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic. These functions will be used in solving a variety of equations and inequalities, systems of equations,and application problems. This course is not open to students with credit in Math 80B.

3 Units (Not Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 54 hours

Prerequisite: Math 60 or appropriate placement

This course is the first half of Intermediate Algebra, Math 80. This course explores multiple representations of functions and relations. The types of functions studied will include linear, quadratic, higher degree polynomial,and rational. These functions will be used in solving a variety of equations,inequalities,and application problems. This course is not open to students with credit in Math 80 or Math 80B.

3 Units (Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 54 hours

Prerequisite: Math 80A

This course is the second half of Intermediate Algebra, Math 80. This course explores multiple representations of functions and relations. The types of functions studied will include quadratic, radical, exponential, and logarithmic. These functions will be used in solving a variety of equations and inequalities, systems of equations,and application problems. This course is not open to students with credit in Math 80.

3 Units + (1 unit Lab) (Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 54 hours

Lab: 18 hours

Prerequisite: Math 80 or Math 80B or appropriate placement and Math 70

This course will emphasize activities-based explorations of randomization, data representation, measures of central tendency, and dispersion. Coursework includes counting, basic probability, and analysis of experiments requiring hypothesizing, experimental design, and data gathering. Algebraic thinking will be used throughout the course.

3 Units + (1 unit Lab) (Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 54 hours

Lab: 18 hours

Prerequisite: Math 80 or Math 80B or appropriate placement and Math 70

Designed for prospective elementary and middle school teachers, this course is an introduction to problem-solving processes and strategies. Topics will include the development and analysis of the structure of and operations on the real number system. The course will include investigations on concept and process development using appropriate models, technology, manipulatives, and activities. It meets elementary education credential requirements.

3 Units + (1 unit Lab) (Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 54 hours

Lab: 18 hours

Prerequisite: Math 110A

This course is a continuation of MATH110A. Emphasis will be on problem solving with a focus on making tables and patterning, informal geometry, congruence similarity, constructions, transformations, tessellations, and measurement involving both English and metric units in one, two, and three dimensions. Computer explorations will be integrated into the course. The course will also emphasize hands-on modeling of real-world geometric situations. It meets elementary education credential requirements.

4 Units (Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 72 hours

Prerequisite: Math 80 or Math 80B or Math 75 or appropriate placement

This course provides an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics included are mean, standard deviation, variance, probability, random variables, binomial probability distribution, normal probability distribution, the central limit theorem, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, t-distribution, chi-square distribution, F-distribution, linear regression, and linear correlation. This course is a beginning statistics course designed for all majors. A graphing calculator is required.

4 Units (Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 72 hours

Prerequisite: Math 80 or Math 80B or appropriate placement

This course is designed for students majoring in life or social sciences. The main topics to be covered include linear and quadratic equations and inequalities;polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions and their graphs;systems of linear equations, matrices, sequences and series; combinatorics; and the binomial theorem.

4 Units (Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 72 hours

Prerequisite: Math 80 or Math 80B or appropriate placement

This course includes sets, matrices, systems of equations and inequities, linear programming, permutations and combinations, probability, and topics from statistics. Applications of various topics from business, social, and behavioral sciences are included.

4 Units (Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 72 hours

Prerequisite: Math 114 or appropriate placement

This course is a survey of calculus designed to meet lower-division university and four-year college requirements for the management, biology,or social-science major student. Topics included are differentiation and integration of algebraic, logarithmic,and exponential functions of single and multivariables, related rates, areas, and curve sketching. The classis not equivalent to Math 170 and does not meet the prerequisite for Math 190.This course is not open to students with credit in Math 170.

3 Units (Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 54 hours

Prerequisite: Math 80 or appropriate placement and Math 70

This course includes circular functions, inverses, graphs, angles and trigonometric functions, solutions of right and oblique triangles, identities, solutions of equations and complex numbers.

5 Units (Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 90 hours

Prerequisite: Math 140 or appropriate placement

This course is designed to prepare students for calculus. It includes an analysis of linear, absolute value, quadratic, polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions and their inverses. Additional topics included are the complex number system, systems of equations and inequalities, conics, sequences, series, the binomial theorem, and mathematical induction. A non-symbolic graphing calculator is required. (Formerly Math 150)

4 Units (Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 72 hours

Prerequisite: Math 155 or Math 150 or appropriate placement

This course is the first semester of calculus, designed to meet lower-division university and four-year college requirements. Topics included are differentiation and integration of algebraic and trigonometric functions with applications. Analytic geometry is presented as needed to address problems encountered in developing the principles of calculus.

4 Units (Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 72 hours

Prerequisite: Math 170

This course is a continuation of MATH 170. Topics include analytic geometry of the plane, differentiation and integration of trigonometric, logarithmic, and exponential functions, techniques of integration with applications, sequences, series, and improper integrals.

5 Units (Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 90 hours

Prerequisite: Math 190

This is the third course in a three-course sequence designed for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors. Topics include vectors in three-dimensional space, curves and surfaces, functions of several variables, partial differentiation, gradients, curl, divergence, multiple integration, Green’s theorem, the divergence theorem,and Stokes’ theorem. A non-symbolic graphing calculator is required. (Formerly Math 220)

5 Units (Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 90 hours

Prerequisite: Math 190

Topics in this course include first-order ordinary differential equations, including separable, linear, homogeneous of degree zero, Bernoulli,and exact with applications and numerical methods; solutions to higher-order differential equations using undetermined coefficients, variation of parameters, and power series, with applications; solutions to linear and nonlinear systems of differential equations, including numerical solutions; matrix algebra, solutions of linear systems of equations, and determinants; vector spaces, including the Gram–Schmidt procedure; and linear transformations, kernel and range, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, diagonalization,and symmetric matrices.

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