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COURSE ELIGIBILITY is required of all students prior to enrolling in any Math course. Course eligibility is obtained by one of the following:

  • Satisfactorily complete all prerequisite courses.

  • Math assessment to determine current math skills.

  • Obtain a Math waiver form from the Counseling Center.

Present to the counseling staff college transcripts showing satisfactory completion of equivalent prerequisite courses. When possible, bring a course description to assist in determining course equivalency.

Students with transcripts from foreign colleges should contact the Mathematics Department or the Counseling Center.

Courses numbered 080 to 090 meet all Title 5 standards for Non-degree Credit.


Courses numbered 103 and above meet all Title 5 standards for Degree Credit.

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MATHEMATICS 090

ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA

5 units, 5 hours lecture, OR
4 hours lecture PLUS
2 hours computer assisted instruction


Recommended Preparation:

Experience has shown you need a strong background in Arithmetic and Pre-Algebra to succeed in MATH 090. Completion of Matriculation Process is highly recommended.
Vocabulary of algebra, translation from English to algebra and evaluation of literal expressions. An introduction to the basic properties of the integers, rational numbers, and real numbers; polynomials, rational expressions, integral exponents, and radicals; simple functions and relations, graphing, solving linear equations and inequalities, linear systems, and second degree equations. Recommended for students with little or no recent knowledge of algebra.

This course is offered on a Credit/No Credit basis only. (Non-degree credit course)

MATHEMATICS 096

FOUNDATIONS FOR STATISTICS AND QUANTITATIVE REASONING

6 units, 6 hours lecture

This class satisfies the prerequisite for only MATH 160 or MATH 120.  The emphasis of this course will be on the practical aspects of mathematics and its applications.  Topics include: data analysis, sample statistics and graphs, measure of central tendency, simplifying algebraic expressions, problem solving strategies, solving algebraic equations and inequalities, algebraic functions and their graphs.  This class is NOT intended  for business, science, computer science, engineering, or math majors and is offered on a Pass/No Pass basis only.

MATHEMATICS 103

INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA

3 units, 3 hours lecture

Prerequisite: A "CR" grade in MATH 090 or equivalent

Graphic, numeric, analytic and applied problems on topics include linear, quadratic, exponential and logarithmic functions, exponents, and radicals. Additional topics include systems of equations, algebraic fractions, radicals, mathematical sentences involving inequalities and absolute value, and complex numbers. A student can earn a maximum of 5 units for taking MATH 103 and MATH 110.

Satisfies General Education for Grossmont College

MATHEMATICS 108

BEGINNING & INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA FOR BUSINESS, MATH, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING MAJORS

6 units, 6 hours lecture

Recommended Preparation: Placement in Math 090

A compressed course that covers elementary algebra and in-depth coverage of intermediate algebra intended for the student who has some previous experience with algebra.  This course includes topics related to a mathematical foundation for college students majoring in business, math, science and engineering and emphasizes the study of the behavior and characteristics of linear, quadratic, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions from graphic, numeric, analytic and applied perspectives.  Graphing calculators are required for this course.  This course serves as a prerequisite for MATH 120, MATH 125, MATH 160, MATH 170, MATH 175, MATH 176, and MATH 178.  A student can earn a maximum of (six) 6 units for taking Math 103 and Math 108.  Not open to students with credit in Math 110.

Satisfies General Education for Grossmont College A3

MATHEMATICS 110

INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA FOR BUSINESS, MATH, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING MAJORS

5 units, 5 hours lecture OR
4 hours lecture PLUS
2 hours computer assisted instruction
(4.5 hours lecture and 1.5 hours laboratory)

Prerequisite: A "CR" grade in MATH 090 or equivalent

Application of graphic, numeric, and analytic methods to model, interpret, and solve real-world problems involving: linear, quadratic, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions; systems of linear and quadratic equations or inequalities; and absolute value equations or inequalities. Interpret, model and analyze a collection of data and / or application problems. Additional topics include conic sections and an introduction to matrices and determinants. Computational techniques developed in beginning algebra are prerequisite skills for this course. This course is appropriate for students with at knowledge of beginning algebra or who have had at least two years of high school algebra but have not used it for several years. A student can earn a maximum of 5 units for taking MATH 103 and MATH 110.

Satisfies General Education for: Grossmont College

MATHEMATICS 120

QUANTITATIVE REASONING

3 units, 3 hours lecture

Prerequisite: A "C" or "CR" grade or higher in MATH 103 or 110 or equivalent

Designed to give a brief survey at skills level of the historical development and current application of such topics as algebra and analysis, logic, geometry, probability and statistics, graphs, and computers.

Satisfies General Education for: Grossmont College, CSU B4
Transfers to CSU
(CAN MATH 2)

MATHEMATICS 125

STRUCTURE AND CONCEPTS OF ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS I

3 units, 3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory

Prerequisite: A "C" or "CR" grade or higher in MATH 103 or 110 AND Math 097, or equivalent


Blending the mathematical topics of sets, whole numbers, numeration, number theory, integers, rational and irrational numbers, measurement relations, functions and logic. The course will investigate the interrelation-ships of the above topics using a problem-solving approach. The course will also investigate appropriate use of technology in the classroom.

Satisfies General Education for: Grossmont College, CSU B4
Transfers to CSU, UC (credit limited)

MATHEMATICS 126

STRUCTURE AND CONCEPTS OF ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS II

3 units, 3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory

Prerequisite: MATH 125 (a grade of "C" or better is recommended) or equivalent

Blending the mathematical topics of the probability, statistics, relations, graphs, measurement, coordinate geometry, plane geometry, solid geometry, logic, and number sense. The course will investigate the interrelationships of the above topics using a problem-solving approach. The course will also investigate the use of technology in the classroom.

Satisfies General Education for: Grossmont College, CSU B4
Transfers to: CSU, UC (credit limited)

MATHEMATICS 160

ELEMENTARY STATISTICS

3 units, 3 hours lecture

Prerequisite: A "C" grade or higher in MATH 103 or 110 or equivalent

Recommended Preparation:

Completion of Matriculation Process is highly recommended.
Tabular and graphical presentation, measures of central tendency and variability; standard elementary procedures involving binomial, normal, Student's t, chi-square, nonparametric statistics, and correlation. Applications from the fields of biology, business, economics, education, engineering, and psychology.

Satisfies General Education for: Grossmont College, CSU
Transfers to: CSU, UC (credit limited)
(CAN STAT 2)

MATHEMATICS 170

ANALYTIC TRIGONOMETRY

3 units, 3 hours lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in MATH 097 or equivalent and MATH 110 or equivalent. Note: MATH 103 is not equivalent to MATH 110.

Recommended Preparation:

Completion of Matriculation Process is highly recommended.
A theoretical approach to the study of the trigonometric functions with emphasis upon circular functions, trigonometric identities, trigonometric equations, graphical methods, inverse functions, vectors and applications, complex numbers and solving triangles with applications.

Satisfies General Education for: Grossmont College, CSU
Transfers to: CSU (credit limited)
(CAN MATH 8)

MATHEMATICS 175

COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3 units, 3 hours lecture

Prerequisite: A "C" grade or higher in MATH 110 or equivalent. Note: MATH 103 is not equivalent to MATH 110

Graphic, numeric, and analytic approaches to the study of precalculus concepts from college algebra. Application of appropriate technology including but not limited to graphic utilities to model, analyze, and interpret world application problems from a wide variety of disciplines. Topics include the real number system; algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions and their inverses;graphing techniques for polynomials, rational, and trigonometric functions; complex numbers; theory of equations; partial fractions; mathematical induction; sequences and series; matrices; and the binomial theorem. A student can receive credit for only MATH 170 and 175, or MATH 176.

Satisfies General Education for: Grossmont College, CSU B4, IGETC 2A
Transfers to: CSU, UC (credit limited)

MATHEMATICS 176

PRECALCULUS: FUNCTIONS AND GRAPHS

6 units, 6 hours lecture

Prerequisite: A "C" grade or higher in MATH 110 or equivalent and MATH 097 or equivalent. Note:MATH 103 is not equivalent to MATH 110.

Unification of college algebra and analytical trigonometry based on the function concept. Topics include properties of real number system, inequalities, theory or equations, complex numbers, the study of functions including inverse functions, logarithmic and exponential functions, trigonometric functions with emphasis on circular functions, trigonometric identities, trigonometric equations, graphical methods and solving triangles with applications, matrices, binomial theorem, mathematical induction, sequences and series. Completion of the Matriculation Process is highly recommended. Completion of college algebra or trigonometry will enhance the student's preparation for this course. A student can earn a maximum of 6 units when taking MATH 170, 175, and 176.

Satisfies General Education for: Grossmont College, CSU
Transfers to: CSU, UC

MATHEMATICS 178

CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS, SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

4 units, 4 hours lecture

Prerequisite: A "C" grade or higher in MATH 110 or equivalent. Note: MATH 103 is not equivalent to MATH 110

Recommended Preparation:

MATH 175
An introduction to matrix algebra, differential and integral calculus with applications specifically designed for business, social and behavioral sciences. Not open to students with credit in MATH 180.


Satisfies General Education for: Grossmont College, CSU B4, IGETC 2A
Transfers to: CSU, UC (credit limited)
(CAN MATH 34)

MATHEMATICS 180

ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS

5 units, 5 hours lecture

Prerequisite: A "C" grade or higher in MATH 170 and 175 or MATH 176 or equivalent.

MATH 180 includes topics from analytic plane geometry, limits and continuity of function, differential and integral calculus with applications involving algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and hyperbolic functions.

Satisfies General Education for: Grossmont College,CSUU B4,IGETCC 2A
Transfers to:CSUU, UC (credit limited)
(CAN MATH 18)

IDS-198

SUPERVISED TUTORING

0 units, TBA hours

This course uses a variety of educational tools to assist students with various learning needs. It could be used to strengthen prerequisite skills prior to enrolling in specific course or to receive supplemental assistance while enrolled in a specific course or to receive supplemental assistance while enrolled in another course. The course may be repeated with different content.

This is a NO FEE/NO Credit course

MATHEMATICS 245

DISCRETE MATH

3 units, 3 hours lecture

Prerequisite: A "C" grade or higher in MATH 280 (required by four-year schools)

Introduction to discrete mathematics. Topics to include sets, relations, summations, elementary counting techniques, recurrence relations, logic and proofs. This course is appropriate for mathematics and computer science majors.

Satisfies General Education for: Grossmont College, CSU B4, IGETC 2A
Transfers to: CSU, UC

MATHEMATICS 280

ANALYTIC GEOMETRY & CALCULUS

4 units, 4 hours lecture

Prerequisite: A "C" grade or higher in MATH 180

Continuation of MATH 180. Parametric equations, polar coordinates, hyperbolic functions, techniques of integration, indeterminate forms, infinite series, conics.

Satisfies General Education for: Grossmont College, CSU B4, IGETC 2A
Transfers to: CSU, UC
(CAN MATH 20)

MATHEMATICS 281

INTERMEDIATE CALCULUS

4 units, 4 hours lecture

Prerequisite: A "C" grade or higher in MATH 280

Sequel to Mathematics 280. Includes Vectors in two and three dimensions, partial differentiation, iterated integration, line and surface integrals, application of Green's and Stokes' theorems, work and cylindrical and spherical coordinates and an introduction to linear to algebra.

Satisfies General Education for: Grossmont College, CSU B4, IGETC 2A
Transfers to: CSU, UC
(CAN MATH 22)

MATHEMATICS 284

LINEAR ALGEBRA

3 units, 3 hours lecture

Prerequisite: A "C" grade or higher in MATH 280.

The central topics are matrix operations. Gaussian elimination, determinants, vectorspaces, linear transformations, orthogonality, believable and eigenvectors.

Satisfies General Education for: Grossmont College, CSU B4, IGETC 2A
Transfers to: CSU, UC
(CAN MATH 26)

MATHEMATICS 285

DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

3 units, 3 hours lecture

Prerequisite: A "C" grade or higher in MATH 280

Includes first order differential equations, initial boundary value problems, the Cauchy-Euler equation, series solutions, and Laplace transformations, Fourier series, and separation of variables for elementary partial differential equations. Applications of these topics will be explored.

Satisfies General Education for: Grossmont College, CSU B4, IGETC 2A
Transfers to: CSU, UC
(CAN MATH 24)

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