# 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

**Enrollment in any non-developmental math course more than two times requires****the written permission from the Math/Physics department chair.**

**MAT 110 MATHEMATICAL MEASUREMENT 2 Lecture 2 Lab 3 Credit**

Prerequisites: Take All: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030

Corequisites: None

This course provides an activity-based approach that develops measurements skills and

mathematical literacy using technology to solve problems for non-math intensive

programs. Topics include unit conversions and estimation within a variety of

measurement systems; ratio and proportion; basic geometric concepts; financial literacy;

and statistics including measures of central tendency, dispersion, and charting of data.

Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the use of mathematics and

technology to solve practical problems, and to analyze and communicate results. There is

a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

**MAT 121 ALGEBRA/TRIGONOMETRY I 2 Lecture 2 Lab 3 Credit**

Prerequisites: Take All: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050, and

DMA 060

Corequisites: 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 the properties of plane and solid geometry, area and volume, and

basic proportion applications; simplification, evaluation, and solving of algebraic

equations and inequalities and radical functions; complex numbers; right triangle

trigonometry; and systems of equations. Upon completion, students will be able to

demonstrate the ability to use mathematics and technology for problem-solving,

analyzing and communicating results. There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

**MAT 122 ALGEBRA/TRIGONOMETRY II 2 Lecture 2 Lab 3 Credit**

Prerequisites: MAT 121

Corequisites: None

This course extends the concepts covered in MAT 121 and is designed to cover concepts

in algebra, function analysis, and trigonometry. Topics include exponential and

logarithmic functions, transformations of functions, Law of Sines, Law of Cosines,

vectors, and statistics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the

ability to use mathematics and technology for problem-solving, analyzing and

communicating results. There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.**MAT 143 QUANTITATIVE LITERACY 2 Lecture 2 Lab 3 Credit**

Prerequisites Take All: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050,

and DRE 098

Corequisites: None

This course is designed to engage students in complex and realistic situations involving

the mathematical phenomena of quantity, change and relationship, and uncertainty

through project- and activity-based assessment. Emphasis is placed on authentic contexts

which will introduce the concepts of numeracy, proportional reasoning, dimensional

analysis, rates of growth, personal finance, consumer statistics, practical probabilities,

and mathematics for citizenship. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize

quantitative information as consumers and to make personal, professional, and civic

decisions by decoding, interpreting, using, and communicating quantitative information

found in modern media and encountered in everyday life. *This course has been approved**to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement**in natural sciences/mathematics. This is a Universal General Education Transfer**Component (UGETC) course for AA.* There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

**MAT 152 STATISTICAL METHODS I 3 Lecture 2 Lab 4 Credit**

Prerequisites: Take All: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050,

and DRE 098

Corequisites: None

This course provides a project-based approach to introductory statistics with an emphasis

on using real-world data and statistical literacy. Topics include descriptive statistics,

correlation and regression, basic probability, discrete and continuous probability

distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Upon completion, students

should be able to use appropriate technology to describe important characteristics of a

data set, draw inferences about a population from sample data, and interpret and

communicate results. *This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive**Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural**sciences/mathematics. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component**(UGETC) course for AA.* There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

**MAT 171 PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA 3 Lecture 2 Lab 4 Credit**

Prerequisite: Take one set:

Set 1: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050,

DMA 060, DMA 070, DMA 080

Set 2: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050,

DMA 065

Set 3: MAT 121

Corequisites: None

This course is designed to develop topics which are fundamental to the study of Calculus.

Emphasis is placed on solving equations and inequalities, solving systems of equations

and inequalities, and analysis of functions (absolute value, radical, polynomial, rational,

exponential, and logarithmic) in multiple representations. Upon completion, students

should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions

to algebra-related problems with and without technology. *This course has been approved**to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement**in natural sciences/mathematics. This is a Universal General Education Transfer**Component (UGETC) course for AA/AS.*

**MAT 172 PRECALCULUS TRIGONOMETRY 3 Lecture 2 Lab 4 Credit**

Prerequisites: MAT 171

Corequisites: None

This course is designed to develop an understanding of topics which are fundamental to

the study of Calculus. Emphasis is placed on the analysis of trigonometric functions in

multiple representations, right and oblique triangles, vectors, polar coordinates, conic

sections, and parametric equations. Upon completion, students should be able to select

and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to trigonometry-related

problems with and without technology. *This course has been approved to satisfy the**Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural**sciences/mathematics. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component**(UGETC) course for AS.*

**MAT 263 BRIEF CALCULUS 3 Lecture 2 Lab 4 Credit**

Prerequisites: MAT 171

Corequisites: None

This course is designed to introduce concepts of differentiation and integration and their

applications to solving problems. Topics include 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. *This course has been approved to**satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in**natural sciences/mathematics. This is a Universal General Education Transfer**Component (UGETC) course for AS.* There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

**MAT 271 CALCULUS I 3 Lecture 2 Lab 4 Credit**

Prerequisites: MAT 172

Corequisites: None

This course is designed to develop the topics of differential and integral calculus.

Emphasis is placed on limits, continuity, derivatives and integrals of algebraic and

transcendental functions of one variable. Upon completion, students should be able to

select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to derivative-related

problems with and without technology. *This course has been approved to satisfy**the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in**natural sciences/mathematics. This is a Universal General Education Transfer**Component (UGETC) course for AS.* There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

**MAT 272 CALCULUS II 3 Lecture 2 Lab 4 Credit**

Prerequisites: MAT 271

Corequisites: None

This course is designed to develop advanced topics of differential and integral calculus.

Emphasis is places on 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 select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions

to integral-related problems with and without technology. *This course has been**approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core**requirement in natural sciences/mathematics.* There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

**MAT 273 CALCULUS III 3 Lecture 2 Lab 4 Credit**

Prerequisites: MAT 272

Corequisites: None

This course is designed to develop the topics of multivariate calculus. Emphasis is

placed on multivariate functions, partial derivatives, multiple integration, solid analytical

geometry, vector valued functions, and line and surface integrals. Upon completion,

students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding

the solution to multivariate-related problems with and without technology. *This course**has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general**education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics*. There is a $7.50 lab fee for

this course.

**MAT 280 LINEAR ALGEBRA 2 Lecture 2 Lab 3 Credit**

Prerequisites: MAT 271

Corequisites: None

This course provides an introduction to linear algebra topics. Emphasis is placed on the

development of abstract concepts and applications for vectors, systems of equations,

matrices, determinants, vector spaces, multi-dimensional linear transformations,

eigenvectors, eigenvalues, diagonalization and orthogonality. Upon completion, students

should be able to demonstrate understanding of the theoretical concepts and select and

use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to linear algebra-related

problems with and without technology. *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 285 DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 2 Lecture 2 Lab 3 Credit**

Prerequisites: MAT 272

Corequisites: None

This course provides an introduction to topics involving ordinary differential equations.

Emphasis is placed on the development of abstract concepts and applications for firstorder

and linear higher-order differential equations, systems of differential equations,

numerical methods, series solutions, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, and LaPlace

transforms. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate understanding of

the theoretical concepts and select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding

solutions to differential equations-related problems with and without technology. *This**course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor**and/or elective course requirement.* There is a $7.50 lab fee for this course.

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