# Math Courses Offered at

Pitt Community College

For more information on math courses offered at PCC contact:Stephanie Woodley, Math and Physics Department Chair, 252-493-7438

MAT 050, MAT 060, MAT 070, MAT 080, and MAT 090 are offered through the Developmental Studies Department. Contact Hilda Barrow, Developmental Studies Department Chair about these courses at 252-493-7416.

MAT 050 BASIC MATH SKILLS 3 lecture 2 lab 4 credit

- Prerequisites: None
- Corequisites: None
- This course is designed to strengthen basic math skills. Topics include properties, rounding, estimating, comparing, converting, and computing whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic computations and solve relevant mathematical problems.

There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

MAT 060 ESSENTIAL MATHEMATICS 3 lecture 2 lab 4 credit

- Prerequisite: MAT 050 or appropriate placement test score
- Corequisite: None
- This course is a comprehensive study of mathematical skills which should provide a strong mathematical foundation to pursue further study. Topics include principles and applications of decimals, fractions, percents, ratio and proportion, order of operations, geometry, measurement, and elements of algebra and statistics. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic computations and solve relevant, multi-step mathematical problems using technology where appropriate.

There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

MAT 070 INTRODUCTORY ALGEBRA 3 lecture 2 lab 4 credit

- Prerequisite: MAT 060 or appropriate placement test score
- Corequisite: ENG 085 or RED 080
- This course establishes a foundation in algebraic concepts and problem solving. Topics include signed numbers, exponents, order of operations, simplifying expressions, solving linear equations and inequalities, graphing, formulas, polynomials, factoring, and elements of geometry. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the above concepts in problem solving using appropriate technology. This course is also available through the Virtual Learning Community (VLC).

There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

MAT 080 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA 3 lecture 2 lab 4 credit

- Prerequisite: MAT 070 or appropriate placement test score
- Corequisite: ENG 085 or RED 080
- This course continues the study of algebraic concepts with emphasis on applications. Topics include factoring; rational expressions; rational exponents; rational, radical, and quadratic equations; systems of equations; inequalities; graphing; functions; variations; complex numbers; and elements of geometry. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the above concepts in problem solving using appropriate technology.

There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

MAT 090 ACCELERATED ALGEBRA 3 lecture 2 lab 4 credit

- Prerequisite: MAT 060 or appropriate placement test score
- Corequisite: ENG 085 or RED 080
- This course covers algebraic concepts with emphasis on applications. Topics include those covered in MAT 070 and MAT 080. Upon completion, students should be able to apply algebraic concepts in problem solving using appropriate technology.

There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

These courses are offered through the Math and Physics Department.

MAT 095 ALGEBRAIC CONCEPTS 3 lecture 3 credit

- Prerequisites: None
- Corequisites: None
- This course covers algebraic concepts with an emphasis on applications. Topics include linear, quadratic, absolute value, rational and radical equations, sets, real and complex numbers, exponents, graphing, formulas, polynomials, systems of equations, inequalities, and functions. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the above topics in problem solving using appropriate technology.
*This course is designed for students attending East Carolina University and is only offered on the ECU campus.*

MAT 101 APPLIED MATHEMATICS I 2 lecture 2 lab 3 credit

- Prerequisite: MAT 060, MAT 070, MAT 080, MAT 090, or MAT 095 or appropriate placement test score
- Corequisite: None
- This course is a comprehensive review of arithmetic with basic algebra designed to meet the needs of certificate and diploma programs. Topics include arithmetic and geometric skills used in measurement, ratio and proportion, exponents and roots, applications of percent, linear equations, formulas, and statistics. Upon completion, students should be able to solve practical problems in their specific areas of study.
*This course is only offered for diploma-level students.*

There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

MAT 110 MATHEMATICAL MEASUREMENT 2 lecture 2 lab 3 credit

- Prerequisites: MAT 070, MAT 080, MAT 090, MAT 095, MAT 120, MAT 121, MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175 or appropriate placement test score
- Corequisite: None
- This course provides an activity-based approach to utilizing, interpreting, and communicating data in a variety of measurement systems. Topics include accuracy, precision, conversion, and estimation within metric, apothecary, and avoirdupois systems; ratio and proportion; measures of central tendency and dispersion; and charting of data. Upon completion, students should be able to apply proper techniques to gathering, recording, manipulating, analyzing, and communicating data.

There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

MAT 115 MATHEMATICAL MODELS 2 lecture 2 lab 3 credit

- Prerequisites: MAT 070, MAT 080, MAT 090, MAT 095, MAT 120, MAT 121, MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175 or appropriate placement test score
- Corequisites: None
- This course develops the ability to utilize mathematical skills and technology to solve problems at a level found in non-mathematics-intensive programs. Topics include applications to percent, ratio and proportion, formulas, statistics, function notation, linear functions, probability, sampling techniques, scatter plots, and modeling. Upon completion, students should be able to solve practical problems, reason and communicate with mathematics, and work confidently, collaboratively, and independently. This course is also available through the Virtual Learning Community (VLC).

There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

MAT 120 GEOMETRY AND TRIGONOMETRY 2 lecture 2 lab 3 credit

- Prerequisite: MAT 070, MAT 080, MAT 090, MAT 095, MAT 121, MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175 or appropriate placement test score
- Corequisite: None
- This course introduces the concepts of plane trigonometry and geometry with emphasis on applications to problem solving. Topics include the basic definitions and properties of plane and solid geometry, area and volume, right triangle trigonometry, and oblique triangles. Upon completion, students should be able to solve applied problems both independently and collaboratively using technology.

There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

MAT 121 ALGEBRA/TRIGONOMETRY I 2 lecture 2 lab 3 credit

- Prerequisite: MAT 070, MAT 080, MAT 090, or MAT 095 or appropriate placement test score
- Corequisite: None
- This course provides an integrated approach to technology and the skills required to manipulate, display, and interpret mathematical functions and formulas used in problem solving. Topics include simplification, evaluation, and solving of algebraic and radical functions; complex numbers; right triangle trigonometry; systems of equations; and the use of technology. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the use of mathematics and technology to solve problems and analyze and communicate results.

There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

MAT 122 ALGEBRA/TRIGONOMETRY II 2 lecture 2 lab 3 credit

- Prerequisite: MAT 121, MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175
- Corequisite: None
- This course extends the concepts covered in MAT 121 to include additional topics in algebra, function analysis, and trigonometry. Topics include exponential and logarithmic functions, translation and scaling of functions, Sine Law, Cosine Law, vectors, and statistics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the use of technology to solve problems and to analyze and communicate results.

There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

MAT 140 SURVEY OF MATHEMATICS 3 lecture 3 credit

- Prerequisites: MAT 070, MAT 080, MAT 090, MAT 095, MAT 120, MAT 121, MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175
- Corequisites: None
- This course provides an introduction in a non-technical setting to selected topics in mathematics. Topics may include, but are not limited to, sets, logic, probability, statistics, matrices, mathematical systems, geometry, topology, mathematics of finance, and modeling. Upon completion, students should be able to understand a variety of mathematical applications, think logically, and be able to work collaboratively and independently.
*This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics.*

MAT 155 STATISTICAL ANALYSIS 3 lecture 3 credit

- Prerequisite: MAT 080, MAT 090, MAT 095, MAT 120, MAT 121, MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175 or appropriate placement score
- Corequisite: None
- This course is an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics include sampling, distributions, plotting data, central tendency, dispersion, Central Limits Theorem, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, correlations, regressions, and multinomial experiments. Upon completion, students should be able to describe data and test inferences about populations using sample data.
*This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics.*

MAT 161 COLLEGE ALGEBRA 3 lecture 3 credit

- Prerequisite: MAT 080 or MAT 090 or MAT 095 or appropriate placement test score
- Corequisite: None
- Enrollment in MAT 161 more than three times requires the written permission of the Math & Physics Department chair.
- This course provides an integrated technological approach to algebraic topics used in problem solving. Emphasis is placed on equations and inequalities; polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions; and graphing and data analysis/modeling. Upon completion, students should be able to choose an appropriate model to fit a data set and use the model for analysis and prediction.
*This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural science/mathematics.*

* *MAT 162 COLLEGE TRIGONOMETRY 3 lecture 3 credit

- Prerequisite: MAT 161
- Corequisite: None
- This course provides an integrated technological approach to trigonometry and its applications. Topics include trigonometric ratios, right triangles, oblique triangles, trigonometric functions, graphing, vectors, and complex numbers. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the above principles of trigonometry to problem solving and communication.
*This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural science/mathematics.*

MAT 175 PRECALCULUS 4 lecture 4 credit

- Prereq: MAT 161
- Corequisite: MAT 175A
- This course provides an intense study of the topics which are fundamental to the study of calculus. Emphasis is placed on functions and their graphs with special attention to polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic and trigonometric functions, and analytic trigonometry. Upon completion, students should be able to solve practical problems and use appropriate models for analysis and prediction.
*This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics.*

MAT 175A PRECALCULUS LAB 2 Lab 1 credit

- Prerequisites: MAT 161
- Corequisites: MAT 175
- This course is a laboratory for MAT 175. Emphasis is placed on experiences that enhance the materials presented in the class. Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems, apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate effectively. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

MAT 223 APPLIED CALCULUS 2 lecture 2 lab 3 credit

- Prerequisite: MAT 122
- Corequisite: None
- This course provides an introduction to the calculus concepts of differentiation and integration by way of application and is designed for engineering technology students. Topics include limits, slope, derivatives, related rates, areas, integrals, and applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the use of calculus and technology to solve problems and to analyze and communicate results.

There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

MAT 263 BRIEF CALCULUS 3 lecture 3 credit

- Prerequisite: MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175
- Corequisite: None
- This course introduces concepts of differentiation and integration and their applications to solving problems; the course is designed for students needing one semester of calculus. Topics include functions, graphing, differentiation, and integration with emphasis on applications drawn from business, economics, and biological and behavioral sciences. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the use of basic calculus and technology to solve problems and to analyze and communicate results.

MAT 271 CALCULUS I 3 lecture 2 lab 4 credit

- Prerequisite MAT 172 or MAT 175 with a grade of C or better
- Corequisites: None
- This course covers in depth the differential calculus portion of a three-course calculus sequence. Topics include limits, continuity, derivatives, and integrals of algebraic and transcendental functions of one variable, with applications. Upon completion, students should be able to apply differentiation and integration techniques to algebraic and transcendental functions.

MAT 272 CALCULUS II 3 lecture 2 lab 4 credit

- Prerequisites: MAT 271
- Corequisites: None
- This course provides a rigorous treatment of integration and is the second calculus course in a three-course sequence. Topics include applications of definite integrals, techniques of integration, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, infinite series, conic sections, parametric equations, polar coordinates, and differential equations. Upon completion, students should be able to use integration and approximation techniques to solve application problems.

MAT 273 CALCULUS III 3 lecture 2 lab 4 credit

- Prerequisites: MAT 272
- Corequisites: None
- This course covers the calculus of several variables and is third calculus course in a three-course sequence. Topics include functions of several variables, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, solid analytical geometry, vector-valued functions, and line and surface integrals. Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems involving vectors and functions of several variables.

MAT 280 LINEAR ALGEBRA 3 lecture 3 credit

- Prerequisites: MAT 271
- Corequisites: None
- This course provides a study of linear algebra topics with emphasis on the development of both abstract concepts and applications. Topics include vectors, systems of equations, matrices, determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations in two or three dimensions, eigenvectors, eigenvalues, diagonalization and orthogonality. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate both an understanding of the theoretical concepts and appropriate use of linear algebra models to solve application problems.
*This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement pre-major and/or elective course requirement.*

MAT 285 DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 3 lecture 3 credit

- Prerequisites: MAT 272
- Corequisites: None
- This course provides an introduction to ordinary differential equations with an emphasis on applications. Topics include first-order, linear higher-order, and systems of differential equations; numerical methods; series solutions; eigen values and eigen vectors; Laplace transforms; and Fourier series. Upon completion, students should be able to use differential equations to model physical phenomena, solve the equations, and use the solutions to analyze the phenomena.
*This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement pre-major and/or elective course requirement.*