

Mathematics
Science,
Math and Engineering Division
MATHA BEGINNING ALGEBRA
5 units: 5 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATH80 or MATH83.
Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This course covers the basic operations of addition, multiplication, division, squaring, and taking the square root of real numbers and algebraic expressions. It also includes solving and graphing first and second degree equations, inequalities and systems of linear equations, factoring and simplifying fractions, radicals, exponents, irrational expressions, and complex fractions. Mathematical terminology and written problems will be emphasized throughout the course. (3/01)
MATHB APPLIED MATHEMATICS
5 units: 5 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATH80 or MATH83.
Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This course will explore mathematical applications from various vocational and technical areas. It can be taken by a nonvocational student. It is intended for those who have not had algebra, or need a review of their beginning algebra skills. It will be an intense course covering measurement, basic algebra, plane and solid geometry, trigonometry, and graphs. Assignments will be applicationoriented as these topics are covered. Some sections of this course may be taught with a lab component. If so, students would need to register concurrently for a separate math lab course. (2/02)
MATHC INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA
5 units: 5 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATHA or MATHB. Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This course covers the algebra of real numbers using set notation and the real number line, functions and graphs, polynomials, rational expressions and equations, first and second degree equations and inequalities, exponents and roots, radical expressions and equations, systems of equations in two or three unknowns, introductions to matrices and determinants, conic sections, and exponential and logarithmic equations. (3/01)
MATHD BASIC TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS
5 units: 5 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATHA or MATHB. Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This is a course in intermediate algebra and basic trigonometry which is designed to meet the needs of students in technical or engineering technology fields. Applications are stressed throughout and are drawn from a variety of vocational and technical areas. (2/01)
MATH02 COLLEGE ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY
(CAN MATH 16)
(CSU breadth area B4) 4 units: 4 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATHC or MATHD.
Limitation on enrollment: This course is not open to students having credit in MATH17, MATH 25, or MATH26. Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This course covers the system of real numbers, functions, trigonometric functions, the complex numbers, theory of equations, system of equations, matrices, composite and inverse functions, trigonometric equations, topics in analytic geometry, and vectors. (11/03)
MATH04A ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS
(CAN MATH 18)
(CSU breadth area B4) 4 units: 4 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATH02, or MATH25 and MATH26.
Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This course covers limits, continuity, differentiation and integration of algebraic and trigonometric functions along with their respective applications. (3/00)
MATH04B ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS
(CAN MATH 20)
4 units: 4 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATH04A. Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This course is a continuation of MATH04A to conic sections, transcendental functions, methods of integration, hyperbolic functions, improper integrals, Taylor's Formula, infinite series, and plane curves and polar coordinates. (3/00)
MATH04C ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS
(CAN MATH 22)
4 units: 4 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATH04B. Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This course covers vectors and solid analytic geometry, vectorvalued functions, partial differentiation, multiple integrals, and topics in vector calculus including Green's and Stokes' theorems. (3/00)
MATH05A APPLIED CALCULUS (CAN MATH 30)
(CSU breadth area B4) 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATH02, or MATH25 and MATH26.
Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This course is designed for the beginning calculus student majoring in the life sciences and/or students majoring in the areas of business, economics, management, and the social sciences. Students majoring in mathematics, engineering, or physical science should enroll in a more rigorous calculus series. This course will cover functions, differentiation, and exponential and natural logarithms, but the emphasis will be on using these topics as tools to solve applied problems in the areas listed above. (3/00)
MATH05B APPLIED CALCULUS
(CSU breadth area B4) 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATH05A or MATH04A.
Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This course is a continuation of MATH05A, the study of beginning calculus, for the student majoring in the areas of business, economics, management, and the social sciences. The major topic of this course is the study of integration and the applications of integration in the areas described above. Other topics include trigonometry, differential equations, probability, Taylor polynomials and Infinite series. This course is not intended for the student majoring in mathematics, engineering, or the physical sciences. (3/00)
MATH06 ELEMENTARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
(CAN MATH 24)
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATH04C.
Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41; MATH08.
This course covers definitions, eliminations of arbitrary constants, equations of order one, elementary applications, linear differential equations, nonhomogeneous equations, linear systems, the Laplace transforms, the power series method, numerical methods and Fourier series. (11/00)
MATH08 LINEAR ALGEBRA (CAN MATH 26)
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATH02, or MATH25 and MATH26.
Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This course is suggested for computer science, engineering, math, and science majors. It is an introduction to systems of linear equations, matrix and determinant operations, vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors with a strong emphasis on applications. (3/00)
MATH10 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (CAN STAT 2)
(CSU breadth area B4) 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATHC or MATHD. Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This course covers descriptive statistics, including organization and presentation of data; elementary probability including permutations, combinations, binomial and normal distributions; inferential statistics, including random sampling, hypothesis testing, regression, and correlation and chisquare distribution. (3/00)
MATH12 FORTRAN PROGRAMMING
(Also: CPSC12 and ENGR12)
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: MATH02, or MATH25 and MATH26.
Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This course teaches students to use the FORTRAN programming language to solve problems in a wide variety of areas. Program design, problemsolving, and debugging techniques are emphasized throughout the course. (3/00)
MATH14 C++ PROGRAMMING (Also: ENGR14)
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Oneway corequisite: MATH02, or MATH25 and MATH26.
Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This is the entrylevel comprehensive concepts course for computer science majors, and is recommended for science and math majors. Algorithm design, logic diagrams, problemsolving, coding, and debugging are emphasized using a structured language such as C++. (3/00)
MATH15 FINITE MATHEMATICS (CAN MATH 12)
(CSU breadth area B4) 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATHC or MATHD. Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This course covers algebra review, linear models, systems of linear equations, matrices, linear programming, mathematics of finance, set theory, and probability. This course includes applications to business, economics, psychology, and sociology. (3/00)
MATH17 PRECALCULUS TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS
4 units: 4 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATHC or MATHD. Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This is a precalculus mathematics course designed for students considering a career in a technical or engineering technical field. Topics include algebraic and transcendental functions, rightangle trigonometry, trigonometric functions, vectors, formulas and identities, complex numbers, analytic geometry, sequences and series, and an introduction to statistics. Technical applications will be stressed throughout the course. (2/01)
MATH20A BASIC STRUCTURE OF MATHEMATICS I CAN MATH 4)
(CSU breadth area B4) 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATHC or MATHD. Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This course is designed to complete the first course of a twocourse sequence in basic concepts of mathematics required for the liberal studies major and the elementary teaching credential. It covers elementary set theory, numeration systems, number theory, the set of integers, the set of rational numbers, and the set of real numbers. (3/00)
MATH20B BASIC STRUCTURE OF MATHEMATICS II
(CSU breadth area B4) 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATHC or MATHD.
Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41; MATH20A.
This course is designed to complete the second course of a twocourse sequence in basic concepts of mathematics required for the liberal studies major and the elementary teaching credential. This course covers the structure of plane and solid geometry, measure, introduction to coordinate geometry, elementary probability, and statistics. (3/00)
MATH21 INTRODUCTION TO MATHEMATICAL REASONING
(CAN MATH 2)
(CSU breadth area B4) 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATHC or MATHD. Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This course is for the general student, such as a student majoring in University Studies. It will explore the mathematics involved in a variety of general topics from other disciplines. Rather than mere manipulations, the use of mathematics will be stressed as a tool to achieve other goals and to solve applied problems. Topics will include a history of mathematics, logic, number theory, geometry, consumer mathematics, probability, and statistics. This course is not designed for students entering elementary school teaching. (11/03)
MATH25 TRIGONOMETRY (CAN MATH 8)
(CSU breadth area B4) 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATHC or MATHD.
Limitations on Enrollment: This course is not open to students having credit in MATH02 or MATH17.
Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This course is a review of right triangle geometry, real numbers, functions and graphs, trigonometric functions and their graphs, identities, inverse trigonometry functions, trigonometric equations, right angle trigonometry, the laws of sines and cosines, and application of polar and rectangular forms, including vectors and complex numbers. (2/02)
MATH26 COLLEGE ALGEBRA (CAN MATH 10)
(CSU breadth area B4) 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: MATHC or MATHD. (Note: This course is not open to students having credit in MATH02.)
This is an advanced course in algebra including the study of real numbers, polynomials, equations and inequalities, factoring, rational expressions, exponents, roots, radicals, systems of equations, functions (including logarithmic and exponential) sequences and series, progressions and the binomial expansion. (3/00)
MATH49ABCDEF (12) LABORATORY EXPERIENCE IN MATHEMATICS
(TRANSFERLEVEL)
0.5  1 unit: 1.5  3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: MATHC or MATHD. Advisories: ENGLA, ENGL41.
This course provides individualized instruction and technologybased mathematics instruction at the lowerdivision college level. Technological applications may include a combination of work on computer algebra systems, graphing calculators, interactive CDROM, and computer tutorials and/or videotapes on mathematics subjects. Sections of MATH49 may be scheduled to augment and enhance specific transferlevel math classes, or they may be offered independently of other math courses. Topics will enhance critical thinking, visualization of mathematical concepts, and/or computational skills. Each letter (i.e., ABCDEF) may be taken only once. (3/04)
MATH59ABC (12) LABORATORY EXPERIENCE IN MATHEMATICS
(NONTRANSFER LEVEL)
.5  1 unit: 1.5  3 hours lab. Prerequisite: MATH80.
Oneway corequisite: MATHA, MATHB, MATHC, or MATHD.
This course provides individualized instruction and technologybased instruction to augment courses in beginning or intermediate algebra. Technological applications may include a combination of work on computer algebra systems, interactive CDROM, and computer tutorials and/or videotapes on mathematics subjects. Topics will be tailored to the supported course and will enhance critical thinking, visualization of mathematical concepts and/or computational skills. Each letter (i.e., ABC) may be taken only once. (3/04)
