Mathematics

GSM 001 Developmental Math (0 Credits)

Review of basic arithmetical and algebraic skills. Topics include whole numbers, factoring, fractions, decimals, linear equations, word problems and signed numbers. Required of all students who do not pass the placement test or have appropriate transfer credit for mathematics. May be repeated. 4 hours. Placement by examination.

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GSM 130 College Mathematics (3 Credits)

Algebraic topics including linear equations and inequalities, systems of equations, quadratic equations, all including word problems. Exponents and radicals, operations with polynomials, factoring, and graphing.

Prerequisite: GSM 001, GSM 001.2, or placement by examination or appropriate transfer credit in mathematics.

GSM 131 College Algebra and Trigonometry (3 Credits)

Study of algebraic functions, solutions of quadratic word problems using two variables, equations, trigonometric functions and their graphs, logarithms, and exponential functions.

Prerequisite: GSM 130 or departmental approval.

GSM 132 College Math Workshop (1 Credits)

Prerequisite: Co-requisite: GSM 130.

GSM 133 College Algebra and Trigonometry Workshop (1 Credits)

Prerequisite: Co-requisite: GSM 131.

GSM 134 Pre-Calculus (3 Credits)

Functions, solution of equations and systems of equations, the trigonometric functions and their graphs, addition theorems and identities, logarithmic and exponential functions, and elementary analytic geometry.

Prerequisite: GSM 130 or placement by examination.

GSM 135 Pre-Calculus Workshop (1 Credits)

Prerequisite: Co-requisite: GSM 134.

GSM 136 Mathematical Foundations (3 Credits)

This course is designed to acquaint the student with various fields within mathematics including the binary system, plane and solid geometry, set theory, scientific notation, basic probability and statistics, math of finance and other areas.

Prerequisite: GSM 001.2 or placement by examination.

GSM 137 Mathematical Foundations Workshop (1 Credits)

Prerequisite: Co-requisite: GSM 136.

GSM 141 Statistics Workshop (1 Credits)

Prerequisite: Co-requisite: GSM 140.

GSM 142-143 Calculus I, II (4 each Credits)

Continuity, limits, differentiation, and integration of polynomial, exponential, and trigonometric functions. Curve sketching and related rates. Definite integrals, arch length, parametric equations and conic sections. Applications to geometry, physics, and other areas.

Prerequisite: GSM 134 or placement by departmental examination.

GSM 261 Statistics for the Social Sciences (3 Credits)

This course surveys the basics of descriptive and inferential statistics, the standard normal probability distribution, sampling, estimation and hypothesis testing, probability theory, correlation and regression. Designed for students majoring in social sciences and health related fields. Cannot be taken if student has credit for GSM 140.

Prerequisite: GSM 130 or exemption.

GSM 261.1 Statistics Workshop ( Credits)

Prerequisite: Corequisite: GSM 261