Math (MATH)

MATH 100 - Math for Allied Health Programs Units: 3

A review of basic mathematics with emphasis on those mathematical skills needed for the dental assisting program. This course will include a review of arithmetic, material on the metric system, apothecary system, dosages and solutions.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

MATH 105 - Applied Topics in Math Units: 3

A course including the following topics: review of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and graphical representation.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

MATH 106 - Geometry Units: 3

This course is designed to provide a basic working knowledge of practical geometry for students who have never taken a course in geometry or who need a refresher course. Theory is not emphasized. Some of the topics covered are: area of plane figures, similarity, volume of solids, angle measure, and properties of special triangles.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: MATH 95 or equivalent or qualifying Accuplacer, ACT/SAT test results (taken within 2 years).

MATH 107 - Real Estate Math Units: 3

Review of basic arithmetic principles. A general mathematics course designed to assist the student who wishes to pass the state exam and the student who wants to be more proficient and knowledgeable in the real estate profession. Decimals, percentages, fractions, prorations, tax rate, interest, discount and depreciation are included.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

MATH 108 - Math for Technicians Units: 3

This applied mathematics course is designed to give the student math skills as they are applied to specific career choice areas. Topics for all individual applied areas (transportation, metalworking, construction, etc.) will include algebra and trigonometry, but the focus of the presentation and utilization will be specific to the industry area. The course will include demonstrations and hands-on exercises applying mathematics as it will be needed in the specific technical environment.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in MATH 93 or qualifying ACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT test results (taken within 2 years). A graphing calculator my be required for this course.

MATH 120 - Fundamentals of College Mathematics Units: 3

Mathematical concepts particularly relevant to informed and aware citizenship in modern society. Topics covered include functions, graphs, problem solving, topics in finance, geometry, probability and statistics. Satisfies UNR core curriculum. Note: Computer use and graphing calculator may be required (TI-83/84 recommended).

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: A grade of 'C' or better in MATH 96 or equivalent or qualifying ACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT test results (within 2 years). A graphing calculator may be required.

Term Typically Offered: ALL SEMESTERS

MATH 120E - MATH 120 Expanded Units: 3

This course covers the same material as MATH 120 and requires students to be concurrently enrolled in a co-requisite section of MATH 96A. This course covers mathematical concepts particularly relevant to informed and aware citizenship in modern society. Topics covered include functions, graphs, problem solving, topics in finance, geometry, probability and statistics.

Enrollment requirements: Corequisite: MATH 96A

MATH 122 - Number Concepts for Elementary School Teachers Units: 3

Mathematics needed by those teaching new-content mathematics courses at the elementary school level with emphasis on the structure of the real number system and its subsystems. Designed for students seeking a teaching certificate in elementary education. Open to others with approval of department chair.

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: A grade of 'C' or better in MATH 120 or MATH 126 or equivalent or qualifying ACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT test results (taken within 2 years). A graphing calculator may be required for this course.

Term Typically Offered: FALL

MATH 123 - Statistical & Geometrical Concepts for Elementary School Teachers Units: 3

A continuation of MATH 122. Topics covered may include geometry, algebra, probability, statistics and computers.

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: A grade of 'C' or better in MATH 120 or MATH 126 or equivalent or qualifying ACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT test results (taken within 2 years). A graphing calculator may be required for this course.

Term Typically Offered: SPRING

MATH 126 - Pre-Calculus I Units: 3

The study of equations and inequalities involving radical, rational, quadratic or absolute value terms. Also includes polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions, their graphs and applications. Note: Computer use and graphing calculator may be required (TI-83/84 recommended).

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: A grade of 'C' or better in MATH 96 or equivalent or qualifying ACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT test results (within 2 years). A graphing calculator may be required.

Term Typically Offered: ALL SEMESTERS

MATH 126E - Math 126 Expanded Units: 3

The course is equivalent to MATH 126, but students enrolled in this course must also be enrolled in MATH 96D. The course covers the study of functions, their properties and their graphs, including quadratic functions, polynomials, rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, and their applications.

MATH 127 - Pre-Calculus II Units: 3

This course is a continuation of Math 126. It includes the study of circular functions, their graphs and applications, analytic trigonometry, the coordinate geometry of lines and conics and elementary vector algebra. Note: Computer use and graphing calculator may be required (TI-83/84 recommended).

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: A grade of 'C' or better in MATH 126 or equivalent or qualifying ACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT test results (taken within 2 years). A graphing calculator may be required.

Term Typically Offered: ALL SEMESTERS

MATH 176 - Introductory Calculus for Business and Social Sciences Units: 3

Topics covered include graphing functions, derivatives, integrals, applications, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. This course is designed for business, social science or biological science majors.

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: A grade of 'C' or better in MATH 126 or equivalent or qualifying ACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT test results (taken within 2 years). A graphing calculator may be required.

Term Typically Offered: SPR/FALL

MATH 181 - Calculus I Units: 4

Topics covered include functions, the derivative, differentiation of functions, applications of the derivative, understanding the definite integral, finding integrals and applications of integrals. Throughout the course topics will be viewed geometrically, numerically and algebraically. This course is oriented toward students of mathematics, physical science and engineering. Satisfies UNR math core curriculum. Note: Computer use and graphing calculator may be required (TI-83/84 recommended).

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: A grade of 'C' or better in MATH 127 or MATH 128 or equivalent or qualifying ACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT test results (within 2 years). A graphing calculator may be required.

Term Typically Offered: SPR/FALL

MATH 182 - Calculus II Units: 4

A continuation of MATH 181. Topics covered include a continuation of the definite integral, finding integrals and applications of integrals, differential equations and approximations of functions with simpler functions. Throughout the course topics will be viewed geometrically, numerically and algebraically. This course is oriented toward students of mathematics, physical science and engineering. Note: Computer use and graphing calculator may be required (TI-83/84 recommended).

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: A grade of 'C' or better in MATH 181 or equivalent or qualifying ACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT test results (taken within 2 years). A graphing calculator may be required.

Term Typically Offered: SPR/FALL

MATH 283 - Calculus III Units: 4

A continuation of Math 182. Topics covered include vectors, differentiating and integrating functions of many variables, optimization, parametric curves and surfaces, line integrals, flux integrals and vector fields. Throughout the course topics will be viewed geometrically, numerically and algebraically. This course is oriented toward students of mathematics, physical science and engineering. Note: Computer use and graphing calculator may be required (TI-83/84 recommended).

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: A grade of 'C' or better in MATH 182 (taken within 2 years).

Term Typically Offered: SPR/FALL

MATH 285 - Differential Equations Units: 3

Theory and solving techniques for constant and variable coefficient linear equations and a variety of non-linear equations. Emphasis on those differential equations arising from real world phenomena. Note: Computer use and graphing calculator may be required (TI-83/84 recommended).

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: A grade of 'C' or better in MATH 182 or equivalent. A graphing calculator may be required for this course.

Term Typically Offered: SPR/FALL

MATH 90 - Continuing Studies in Math Units: 0.5-3

This developmental course is for assessment purposes. Developmental students may register for this course without taking Accuplacer.

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: MATH 93 or equivalent or qualifying Accuplacer score, ACT/SAT test results.

Term Typically Offered: SPR/FALL

MATH 92 - Algebra Review Units: 1

Provides a review of algebra that will refresh previously taught concepts.

MATH 95 - Elementary Algebra Units: 3

A first course in algebra. Topics covered include the fundamental operations on real numbers, first degree equations, inequalities in one variable, polynomials, integer exponents, solving quadratic equations by factoring. Note: Computer use and graphing calculator may be required (TI-83/84 recommended).

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: A grade of 'C' or better in Math 93 or equivalent or qualifying ACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT test results (taken within 2 years).

Term Typically Offered: ALL SEMESTERS

MATH 96 - Intermediate Algebra Units: 3

A second course in algebra. Topics covered include: solving quadratic, rational and radical equations, simplifying rational and radical expressions and complex numbers, and solving application problems. Note: Computer use and graphing calculator may be required (TI-83/84 recommended).

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: A grade of 'C' or better in MATH 95 or equivalent or qualifying ACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT test results (taken within 2 years).

Term Typically Offered: ALL SEMESTERS

MATH 96A - Intermediate Algebra - Basic Properties Units: 1

This course is a co-requisite course for MATH 120E. Students need to be enrolled in both MATH 96A and MATH 120E. This course reviews the algebraic concepts needed to be successful in Math 120. Topics include, but are not limited to, exponents and radicals, solving linear, nonlinear, and absolute value equations and inequalities, and algebraic techniques involving exponents, radical, rational expressions and their applications.

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in MATH 95 or qualifying ACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT scores. Corequisite: MATH 120E

MATH 96D - Algebra Review for Math 126 Units: 2

This course is a corequisite course for MATH 126E. Students need to be enrolled in both MATH 096D and MATH 126E. This course reviews the algebraic concepts needed to be successful in Math 126. Topics include, but are not limited to, algebraic operations of polynomials and rational expressions, solving nonlinear and absolute value equations and inequalities, and algebraic techniques involving exponents and radicals and their applications.

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra score of 105+ and College Level Math score of 39-54; or SAT score of 490; or ACT score of 21. Corequisite: MATH 126E