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2012-14 Online Course Catalog

MATH - MATHEMATICS

 

MATH A054: Prealgebra: 3 CR

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Special Fees. Special Note: MATH A050A, A050B, A050C combined are equivalent to MATH A054. Basic concepts of prealgebra mathematics. Includes arithmetic operations and applications, whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimals, ratio and proportion, percent, geometry and measures, exponents, algebraic expressions, polynomials, solution of simple equations and introduction to graphing and statistics.

MATH A055: Elementary Algebra: 3 CR

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Prerequisites: MATH A054 with minimum grade of C. Registration Restrictions: If prerequisite is not satisfied, appropriate SAT score or approved UAA Placement Test required. Special Fees. Beginning algebra course. Includes operations with signed numbers and polynomials, factoring, exponents, radicals, algebraic fractions, solution of linear equations, systems of equations, linear inequalities and quadratic equations. Basic graphing. 

MATH A105: Intermediate Algebra: 3 CR

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Prerequisites: MATH A055 with minimum grade of C or MATH A060 with minimum grade of C. Registration Restrictions: If prerequisite is not satisfied, appropriate SAT or ACT scores or approved UAA Placement Test required. Special Fees. Special Note: Presumes a solid foundation in elementary algebra. Covers sets, properties of real numbers, exponents and radicals, solution of first and second-degree equations and inequalities. Also covers word problems, fundamental operations with polynomials, factoring, special products, rational expressions, functions, conic sections, Cartesian graphing of first and second-degree equations and inequalities, systems of equations, and introduction to logarithmic and exponential functions.

MATH A107: College Algebra: 4 CR

Contact Hours:  4 + 0
Prerequisites: MATH A105 with minimum grade of C. Registration Restrictions: If prerequisite is not satisfied, appropriate SAT or ACT scores or approved UAA Placement Test required. Course Attributes: UAA GER Quantitative Skill Requirement. Special Fees.
Special Note: A student may apply no more than 7 credits from any combination of MATH A107, A108, and A109 toward the graduation requirements for any baccalaureate degree. Covers equations and inequalities, function theory, solution of equations greater than second degree, determinants and matrices, systems of equations and inequalities, exponential and logarithmic function, graphs and equations of conic sections, including applications of all these topics; binomial theorem; sequences and series; mathematical induction and combinatoric notation. 

MATH A108: Trigonometry: 3 CR

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Prerequisites: MATH A107 with minimum grade of C. Registration Restrictions: If prerequisite is not satisfied, appropriate SAT or ACT scores or approved UAA Placement Test required. Course Attributes: UAA GER Quantitative Skill Requirement. Special Fees.
Special Note: A student may apply no more than 7 credits from any combination of MATH A107, A108 and A109 toward the graduation requirements for any baccalaureate degree. Covers angular measure and trigonometric functions, fundamental trigonometric identities, composite angle identities, and graphs of trigonometric functions. Also includes complex numbers, DeMoivre’s theorem, solution of right and oblique triangles, solution of trigonometric equations, inverse trigonometric functions and vectors. Provides calculation practice helpful for physics, engineering and survey technology courses.

MATH A200: Calculus I: 4 CR

Contact Hours:  4 + 0
Prerequisites: [MATH A107 with minimum grade of C and MATH A108 with minimum grade of C] or [MATH A109 with minimum grade of C]. Registration Restrictions: If prerequisite is not satisfied, appropriate SAT, ACT, or AP scores or approved UAA Placement Test required. Course Attributes: UAA GER Quantitative Skill Requirement. Special Fees. A first course in calculus covering limits, including those with indeterminate form; and derivatives of algebraic and transcendental functions. Applications of derivatives including curve sketching, rates of change, and Newton’s Method. Definite and indefinite integrals, including integration by substitution. 

MATH A201: Calculus II: 4 CR

Contact Hours:  4 + 0
Prerequisites: MATH A200 with minimum grade of C. Course Attributes: UAA GER Quantitative Skill Requirement. Special Fees.
Covers integration techniques and applications; sequences and series, including convergence tests; curves in the plane and polar coordinates. 

MATH A202: Calculus III: 4 CR

Contact Hours:  4 + 0
Prerequisites: MATH A201 with minimum grade of C. Special Fees. Vectors, partial differentiation and multiple integration. Green’s Theorem, Stokes’ Theorem and the Divergence Theorem. 

MATH A205: Communicating Mathematical Ideas: 3 CR

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Prerequisites: EDSE A212 with minimum grade of C or PSY A245 with minimum grade of C. Registration Restrictions: Department Approval. Minimum grade of C in GER Quantitative Skills course.
Special Fees. Special Note: MATH A205 with a minimum grade of C is required to meet State of Alaska Teacher Certification standards. MATH A205 does not satisfy the General Education Quantitative Skills requirement. Elementary set theory, numeration systems, basic number theory and divisibility, problem-solving strategies, topics from geometry, including the properties of two-and three-dimensional geometric objects. Field experience in the classroom may be required.  

 

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