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Course Descriptions

General Education Courses (Math)

*Course has been approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for transfer as a direct equivalent at all public postsecondary institutions in Kansas.

MTH 010 Basic Arithmetic 3 Cr Hrs

Basic Arithmetic is a course designed to provide students with basic arithmetic computational skills including basic decimals, fractions, ratios and proportions and percent’s. Computation by scientific calculator will be introduced, but emphasis will be placed on computation by hand. This course does not count toward AS, AA, AGS or AAS degrees to fulfill a math requirement. Prerequisite: Satisfactory course placement assessment scores

MTH 020 Math Fundamentals 3 Cr Hrs

Provides students with the skills necessary to be successful in their math courses. The course is designed to identify the student’s specific learning style, provide note taking/test taking techniques, and offer math preparation strategies. This course does not count toward the A.A., A.S., A.A.S., or A.G. S. degree. Prerequisite: EBS113 Basic Arithmetic with a minimum grade of “C” or better or satisfactory course placement assessment scores

MTH 030 Elementary Algebra 3 Cr Hrs

Introduction to variables, properties of real numbers, polynomials, solving linear and quadratic equations and graphing linear equations. This course does not count toward AS, AA, AGS or AAS degrees. Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in EBS 115 Pre-Algebra or satisfactory course placement assessment scores. Prerequisite: Minimum grade of “C” or better in MTH 020 Pre-Algebra or satisfactory course placement assessment scores

MTH 101 Intermediate Algebra 3 Cr Hrs

Simplifying algebraic expressions. Solving equations and word problems involving linear and quadratic polynomials, rational expressions, rational exponents and radicals. Graphing linear and quadratic functions. Students must furnish their own TI-83 or TI-84 PLUS graphing calculators. This course does not count toward AS, AA, AGS or AAS degrees to fulfill a math requirement. Prerequisites: Minimum grade of “C” or better in EBS 120 Elementary Algebra or satisfactory course placement assessment scores

MTH 102 Intermediate Algebra With Review 5 Cr Hrs

Introduction to variables, properties of real numbers, polynomials, solving linear and quadratic equations, and graphing linear queations. Students must furnish their own TI-83 or TI-84 PLUS graphing calculators. This course does not count toward the A.A., A.S., A.A.S., or A.G. S. degree. Prerequisites: Minimum grade of “C” or better in EBS 115 Pre-Algebra or satisfactory course placement assessment scores

MTH 112 College Algebra 3 Cr Hrs*

This course is an introduction of algebraic functions and some transcendental functions with application in business and life, natural and social sciences. Topics include solving equations, zeros, rational functions, matrices, exponentials and logarithms and systems. Additional topics are included as time permits. Students must furnish their own TI-83 or TI-83 PLUS graphing calculators. Prerequisites: Minimum grade of “C” or better in MTH 101 Intermediate Algebra or satisfactory course placement assessment scores

MTH 113 Trigonometry 3 Cr Hrs

Trigonometric functions using the unit circle and right angle trigonometry, graphing applications, analytic trigonometry, vectors, trigonometric complex number applications, parametric and polar equations. Students must furnish their own TI-83 or TI-83PLUS graphing calculators. Prerequisite: Minimum grade of “C” or better MTH 112 College Algebra or satisfactory course placement scores

MTH 115 Pre-Calculus Mathematics 5 Cr Hrs

This course is an introduction to function theory, algebraic and trigonometric functions and selected topics such as matrices, probability and statistics. This course requires that the student furnish their own TI-83 or TI-84 PLUS graphic calculator. Prerequisite: MTH113 Trigonometry with a minimum grade of “C” or better or satisfactory course placement assessment scores

MTH 120 Elementary Statistics 3 Cr Hrs*

As an introduction to frequency distributions, measures of central tendency, sampling distributions, T-test and chisquare test, hypotheses’ testing and correlation coefficients. This course requires that students furnish their own TI-83 or TI-84 PLUS graphing calculator. Prerequisite: Minimum grade of a “C” or better in MTH 112 College Algebra

MTH 125 Calculus I 5 Cr Hrs*

Differentiation and integration of the algebraic, logarithmic and exponential functions. Applications to physical, social, life and business sciences. Students must furnish their own TI-83 or TI-84 Series graphing calculators. Prerequisite: Minimum grade of “C”  or better  in MTH 113 Trigonometry, or minimum grade of “C”  or better  in MTH 112 College Algebra with recent trigonometry in high school or satisfactory course placement assessment scores

MTH 150 Calculus II 5 Cr Hrs

An extension of MTH 125 Calculus I with topics to include advanced integration techniques, sequences and series, length, area and volumes. Application includes business and life, natural and social sciences. Students must furnish their own TI-83 or TI-84 PLUS graphing calculators. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of “C” or better in MTH 125 Calculus I

*Course has been approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for transfer as a direct equivalent at all public postsecondary institutions in Kansas.

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Dalisa Portley
Admissions Counselor

dturner@watc.edu
316.677.1626 (SSC)

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Crystal Thomsen
Academic Coach
General Education
cthomsen@watc.edu
316.677.1747 (SSC)