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Arts and Science

 

Math

MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts, 3 cr.
This is a general survey course which includes sets; number systems; elementary algebra; exponents; equations and inequalities; fractions; ratios; proportion and variation; probability and statistics; elementary graphing; consumer mathematics; and an introduction to geometry.

MAT-157 Statistics, 4cr.
The use of statistics by the methods of descriptive and inferential statistics. Both single and bivariate data are analyzed. Elementary probability and normal probability distributions are studied along with hypothesis testing, linear correlation, regression analysis and analysis of variance. Prerequisite: MAT-102 or 2 years of high school algebra. 

MAT-211 Calculus I, 5 cr.
A general course in differential and integral calculus and its applications. Topics include limits and continuity; differentiation; application of differentiation; integration; logarithmic, exponential and other transcendental functions; and applications of integration. Prerequisite: MAT-127 or equivalent.

Social Science 

PSY-111 Intro to Psychology, 3 cr.
A survey course which provides an introduction to the study of psychology with emphasis on the history of psychology, learning, personality, behavior, motivation, perception, psychological disorders and their treatment, and social psychology as well as other areas.

PSY-121 Developmental Psychology, 3 cr.
Studies human development from conception through the lifespan. Physical, emotional, social, cognitive and moral aspects are studied in the classroom, by lecture, file/video, projects, observation and by reading the literature.

PSY-241 Abnormal Psychology, 3 cr.
A survey course tracing history, models and symptoms of psychiatric disorders. Uses D.S.M.IV (diagnostic and statistical manual, 4th ed.) as a standard of abnormal behavior. 

 

Career and Technical Education Courses (Programs of Study)

 
Business

BUS-211 Business Statistics, 4cr.
The use of statistics by the methods of descriptive and inferential statistics. Both single and bivariate data are analyzed. Elementary probability and normal probability distributions are studied along with hypothesis testing, linear correlation, regression analysis and analysis of variance. Prerequisite: MAT-102 or 2 years of high school algebra.

Course offerings are subject to change, students should check with their high school counselor. 

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