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Lower Level MATH Courses


3 Credits

With the aid of technology, students study fundamental concepts in basic mathematics such as expressions, equations and functions.
Prereq:  MATH048 or BGCSE Mathematics Grade ‘C’

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MATH159-INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS

3 Credits

A foundation study of the concepts and applications of probability and statistics. Topics include: descriptive statistics; basic probability, including Bayes’Theorem; continuous and discrete random variables and their distributions; sampling distribution; Central Limit Theorem. Introduction to statistical inference.

Prereq: MATH140

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MATH163-FINITE MATHEMATICS

3 Credits

This survey course in mathematics is designed for non-science majors. Topics include linear models, matrices, linear programming, sets and counting, basic probability and statistics.

Prereq: MATH140 or BGCSE Mathematics Grade ‘B’

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3 Credits

With the aid of technology, students study fundamental algebraic concepts and graphical analysis of functions.

Prereq:  MATH140 or BGCSE Mathematics Grade ‘B’ or 'A' or permission of Chair/Instructor

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3 Credits

With the aid of technology, students study fundamental concepts in analytic trigonometry and trigonometric functions along with their applications.

Prereq:  MATH140 or BGCSE Mathematics Grade ‘B’or 'A' or permission of Chair/Instructor

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MATH169-CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS, SOCIAL AND LIFE SCIENCES

3 Credits

This course focuses on mathematical functions as applied to the business environment. It emphasises calculus techniques used to solve business and managerial problems.

Prereq: MATH163 or MATH167

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4 Credits

This is a first in a three-course series in calculus. Students, with the aid of technology, study limits, continuity, derivatives and integrals.

Prereq:  MATH167 and MATH168 or permission of Chair/Instructor

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MATH251-LINEAR ALGEBRA

3 Credits

This course includes matrices, their transformations and determi- nants, vectors and vector spaces, linear independence and bases, dimension, kernel, spaces, sub-spaces, inner product spaces, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, eigenspaces and diagonalisation.This course includes matrices, their transformations and determi-nants, vectors and vector spaces, linear independence and bases, dimension, kernel, spaces, sub-spaces, inner product spaces, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, eigenspaces and diagonalisation.

Prereq:  MATH167

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MATH259-STATISTICAL INFERENCE WITH APPLICATION

3 Credits

A continuation of MATH 159. Topics include inference about the difference of two populations; goodness of fit tests; and two-way ANOVA; linear regression and correlation analysis’ principles of research design. Students will use statistical software and produce and present research reports.

Prereq: MATH159

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4 Credits

This is the second in a three-course series in calculus. Students, with the aid of technology, study techniques of integration, sequences and series, polar coordinates and an introduction to 3-dimensional geometry.

Prereq:  MATH171 or permission of Chair/Instructor

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MATH274-DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

3 Credits

This is the first course in ordinary differential equations. Topics include solving functions by direct integration, exact equations, integrating factors and exact differential forms, Wronkskians, reduction of orders, auxiliary equations, superposition, Taylor series and approximation methods, Eulers, Laplace transform, and convolution.

Prereq: MATH270

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3 Credits

This is the third in a three-course series in calculus. Students, with the aid of technology, study vector-valued and several variable functions, partial differentiation and multiple integral.

Prereq:  MATH271 or permission of Chair/Instructor

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