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Courses at the 100-level

CSCI 101: Introduction to Computers

Topics include an overview of computer systems, hardware and software, algorithms, computer history, applications, and the impact of computers on society. Hands-on computer work.
3 credit hours

CSCI 102: Introduction to Visual BASIC Programming

This course introduces interactive Windows programming, using Visual BASIC. Topics include projects, form objects for user input/output, and text handling.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Three units of college preparatory mathematics or one college mathematics course
CSCI 157: Introduction to Algorithmic Thinking

This course introduces algorithmic thinking and computer programming in the Python programming language. Topics include algorithms, flowcharts, top-down design, selection, repetition, modularization, input-output, and recursion.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Completition of the College Mathematics Requirement
MATH 120: Intermediate Algebra

Intended for students needing intermediate algebra skills, especially for MATH 177, 209, 238, or 247, this course includes absolute value, inequalities, exponents and radicals, algebraic fractions, and quadratic and exponential functions.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • or equivalent
  • Consent of department chair
MATH 139: Contemporary Topics in Mathematics

Areas of modern mathematics that have application in contemporary society are introduced. Topics include the mathematics of social science, graph theory, consumer mathematics, and statistics.
4 credit hours

MATH 143: Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers I

Emphasis is on problem solving, model building, and algorithm development appropriate for the mathematics curriculum in the elementary/middle school. Topics include numeration and the development of number systems. Lecture and laboratory.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Three units of college preparatory mathematics
MATH 144: Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers II

A continuation of MATH 143, this course includes geometry and measurement, counting problems, probability, and statistics. Lecture and laboratory.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • MATH 143, with a minimum grade of C, or consent of department chair.
  • or consent of the department chair
MATH 177: Quantitative Business Analysis I

Topics include linear and selected nonlinear functions, linear systems, matrix methods, linear programming, average rate of change, derivatives and marginal analysis. Applications to management and economics are stressed throughout.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • three units of college preparatory mathematics or MATH 120 or consent of department chair.
  • or consent of the department chair
MATH 181: Applied Basic Mathematics

Emphasis is on applying numeric, geometric, and algebraic concepts and skills, including logarithms and right triangle trigonometry, to a wide variety of situations in beginning science and technical fields. Lecture and laboratory.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • or equivalent

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