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LAW 110  Survey of Paralegalism Role of the paralegal and attorney. Introduction to jurisprudence and functions of administrative agencies. Local, state, federal courts. Introduction to contracts, torts, negligence, criminal procedure, real property law, law office management. Legal terminology.
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Recognize the jurisdictional structure of the New York State court system.
2. Recognize the jurisdictional structure of the local court system.
3. Recognize the original and appellate distinctions of the judicial system.
4. Prepare legal documents pursuant to NYS statutory law.
5. Apply the rules learned to the preparation of legal documents.



LAW 200  Real Property Law Comprehensive survey of law of real property, emphasizing, practical application to a paralegal function. Analysis of form of deeds, bonds, notes,mortgages, assignments, discharges, purchase of contracts, leases and options. Training in searching title, basic understanding of abstracts of title, real property litigation, estates, condemnation and foreclosure.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: LAW 110 Survey of Paralegalism
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Define the legal terminology regarding the ownership, acquisition and conveyance of Real Estate.
2. Articulate an understanding regarding the distinction between Personal and Real Property.
3. Understand the Law of Fixtures by identifying various legal texts used in fixture law.
4. Understand the process of transferring title to Real Estate; including the use of deeds, mortgages, promissory notes, real estate contracts, and closing statements and prepare such statements.
5. Close the Real Estate transaction.
6. Articulate the difference between a buyer representation and a seller representation.
7. Understand the role of the County Clerk Records in the Real Estate Transaction by recording various documents.



LAW 207 W  Legal Writing and Research Development of legal research and drafting skills through use of digests, reporter systems, and other features of law libraries. Analysis of various types of legal documents for clarity, composition, conciseness. Practice in research and drafting of legal documents. Writing Emphasis Course.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisites: LAW 110 Survey of Paralegalism and ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of legal research by preparing an assignment using the Westlaw database and preparing a legal brief.
2. Demonstrate an ability to identify and argue legal issues by responding to a classroom legal fact pattern in written and oral format.
3. Illustrate an understanding in drafting legal documents by preparing legal briefs, courtroom briefs and legal position papers.



LAW 215  Estates, Probates and Trusts Disposition of descendent's property, law of interstate succession, execution and probate of wills, nature and creation of trusts and the administration of estates and trusts, estate and gift tax preparation.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: LAW 110 Survey of Paralegalism
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Articulate the mechanics of the disposition of testate property by analyzing a will and having a client meeting which discusses the disposition.
2. Illustrate the substantive rules of will preparation by preparing a will.
3. Illustrate an understanding of intestate distribution by distributing the proceeds and preparing a written document which outlines the correct distribution.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of the probate process by filing a probate petition.
5. Demonstrate an understanding of the creation and administration of a trust by creating a trust.
6. Illustrate an understanding of the tax laws, both Federal and New York, which affect the estate by preparing an estate for file.



LAW 220  Contracts The law of contracts, their historical significance, formation, validity interpretation, transfer or contractual rights. Assignment, third party beneficiaries, discharge, breach and remedies.
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of contract information.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of contractual rights.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of contract Breach and legal remedies available.





LAW 225  Family Law Pleadings relative to general practice of law in relationships to the family unit. Laws relating to marriage, divorce, annulment, custody and support, adoption, name change, guardianship, paternity. Written pleadings and necessary research pertaining to these aspects of family law.
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Articulate an understanding of the rules governing the doctrine of equitable distribution by explaining the rules to a client in need of legal advise.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of current case law in the Family Law substantive area of the law by reading and preparing legal briefs of particular case law.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the Divorce process by filing a petition in divorce and creating a separation agreement.





LAW 227  Constitutional Law The practice of everyday general law as affected by the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Issues of contemporary concern including cases of local courts and of the Supreme Court and their implications for law in general and society at large.
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Illustrate an understanding of the role and jurisdictional position of the U.S. Supreme Court by preparing a jurisdictional chart.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of appellate and original jurisdiction by commencing a law suit in the jurisdictionally correct court.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the procedural history of a case by briefing the original and all appellate court decisions in the correct order.
4. Articulate current laws based upon the established precedent.
5. Use rules established by case law to demonstrate an understanding of the U.S. Constitution.



LAW 240  Corporate Law Types, uses and organization of the corporation, antitrust and securities law, mergers and consolidation, liquidation and dissolution.
Credits: 1 Hours 1 Class Hour  5 Week Session Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the differences of the legal liabilities of the Corporation, Partnership, and Sole Proprietorship by preparing a chart which compares and contrasts those differences.
2. Illustrate the Corporate formation process by preparing a Corporation application for filing in New York State.
3. Use and demonstrate an understanding of the rules established by the Business Corporation laws of New York while meeting with a client.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of the jurisdictional rules relevant to a Corporate entity by correctly filing a Corporate legal cause of action.















LAW 280  Litigation and Trial Preparation Intake procedure, systems and analysis, concepts of jurisdiction and venue, parties to an action, pleadings, pretrial procedures, motions and special practice, special proceedings, trials, judgments and appeals.
Credits: 1 Hours 1 Class Hour  5 Week Session Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of case file selection by preparing and getting a passing grade in a classroom simulation project which requires a selection of case files based upon law firm requirements.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of legal confidentiality by reading and preparing position papers on confidentiality case studies.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the pleadings known as complaint and answer by preparing a complaint and answer in acceptable legal format.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of the stages of a litigation proceeding by drafting, in proper format, various documents used to commence and proceed in a trial setting.





LAW 295  Paralegal Practicum Designed for students without previous exposure to the legal field to observe and study operations, policies, and procedures performed by paralegals in various settings, (private firms, public agencies, commercial corporations, etc.). Students will be placed in the legal environment with emphasis on attorney and paralegal interactions and paralegal relations with areas outside the office (clients, municipal agencies, other firms, commercial institutions, other legal agencies, etc.). Final report integrating the practical and theoretical aspects of their experiences.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisites: 30 credits from program, at least 12 LAW credits or chairperson approval
Credits: 4 Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the selected internship/practicum location by engaging in the workplace for a time frame of 100125 hours during which time all rules, company policies, and company quality levels will be met or exceeded. These levels will be ascertained by the instructor prior to the beginning of the internship/practicum and will continue throughout the internship/practicum.
2. Illustrate an understanding of time sensitive work product by being assigned a time sensitive project and responding within the time frame with legally acceptable work produce.



LAW 299  Independent Study: Paralegal An individual student project in paralegal studies which is beyond the scope or requirements of the courses offered by the program. Conducted under the direction of a faculty member or attorney, and approved by the program coordinator.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: LAW 110 Survey of Paralegalism, plus at least 3 credits LAW 200 level or higher
Credits: (13) Course Profile Learning Outcomes for this Course:
 The learning outcomes for this course will vary, depending on the material being covered
 In each case the student will be able to demonstrate successful completion of the learning activities specified in the Independent Study Contract.



LIT 200  Introduction to Literature An overview of the major literary genres and approaches to interpretation. Students will practice the process of literary analysis in oral and written forms.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express muliple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 201  Crime and Punishment This course focuses upon works of literature which incorporate the theme of punishment and justice. An additional theme of resistance to punishment will also be represented in course readings and lecturediscussions.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints.
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 210  Studies in United States Literature I A study of United States literature from PreColonial times through the 19th century, exploring recurrent themes and motifs in the works of both newly discovered and longrecognized authors. Emphasis on engaging student curiosity, eliciting student response, and fostering student development of critical analysis and interpretation through close reading of texts, class discussion, and formal and informal writing assignments.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive respondes.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 211  Studies in United States Literature II A study of United States literature from the late 19th century to the present, exploring recurrent themes and motifs in the works of both newly discovered and longrecognized authors. Emphasis on engaging student curiosity, eliciting student response, and fostering student development of critical analysis and interpretation through close reading of texts, class discussion, and formal and informal writing assignments.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 212  Literature of the American South The literature of the American South has a distinct and rich tradition. The focus of the course will be on the South as a diverse cultural place where race, religion, class, family, gender, sexuality, and language have shaped how writers see and construct the world. We will examine the attitudes, assumptions, and values that have traditionally informed Southern literature and will also look at texts that challenge those ideas. We will read texts written from the nineteenth century to the present including those of writers such as Kate Chopin, Zora Neale Hurston, William Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor, Tennessee Williams, Ralph Ellison, Carson McCullers, Walker Percy, Alice Walker, Lee Smith, Cormac McCarthy, and others.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Discuss with peers their ideas about the meanings of a literary work.
2. Apply techniques of close reading to help unravel difficult passages.
3. Research and discuss the historical and cultural contexts of an author's life and work.
4. Write clearly and persuasively about their interpretation of a literary work.
5. Appropriately apply the conventions of literary criticism, such as literary terms and critical approaches.
6. Show in class discussions as well as written work that they can persuasively relate one literary work to another, and/or to the culture from which it emerged.
7. Locate and cite reference and/or critical sources.



LIT 214  Studies in British Literature I History and development of British literature from the Middle Ages to the 18th century. Selections of literary merit from prose, drama, poetry.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their intrepertive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 215  Studies in British Literature II History and development of British literature from the beginning of the 18th century to the middle of the 20th. Selections of literary merit from prose, poetry, drama.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 220  The Short Story Close reading and analysis of stories produced in different times and places. Attention to the relationships among author, text, reader, and context in the making of meaning.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 225  United States Latino Literature A literary overview of contemporary United States Latino/Latina literature. The course will focus on short stories, essays, poems, and films produced by this influential, fastestgrowing cultural group. Works will explore themes of gender, sexuality, class, race, and color within the context of the crosscultural American experience.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they desagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 230  American Drama A survey of American drama. Examination of dramatic theories and techniques, and consideration of historic and thematic problems in American drama.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 233  World Drama A survey of world drama produced in both Western and nonWestern cultures. Examination of dramatic theories and techniques, and consideration of dramatic themes common to diverse cultures.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 235  Shakespeare Shakespeare as both dramatist and poet. Emphasis on selected comedies, histories and tragedies. Consideration of the playwright's life and times.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (evenif they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 240  The Poetic Experience: Sight and Sound This course exposes students to poetry from different countries and cultures, to important aspects of poetic language, and to diverse poetic forms. Students will read, discuss, and write about poetry, and strive to understand what poetry portrays of human experience. Students will also write poems about their own experience. In doing so, students will learn how poems are built or structured.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 250  Women and Literature: Other Perspectives Critical analysis and evaluation of literary works by and about women produced in diverse sociopolitical contexts. Emphasis upon the relationship between the text and its cultural setting and upon other, nontraditional critical perspectives, including feminist perspectives.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 253  Psychological Investigation in Literature The application of Jungian, Freudian, and other psychological theories and insights to selected short stories, novels, and poems to promote more penetrating appreciation of characters' motivations and actions and the literary work in general.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express muliple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 260  Detective Fiction A critical study of one of the most popular literary forms of our time, designed for armchair detectives. Starting with Poe, Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes), and other classics in the field, the course traces the development of the detective story from its puzzlesolving beginnings to the modern psychological novel of crime and detection.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 263  Children's Literature Close reading and analysis of a diverse selection of literature written for children including short fiction, novel, and poetry. Emphasis on the use of critical theories in investigating diverse interpretations of the texts and in exploring revelatory connections between the literature and contemporary human experience.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 264  World Folktales: The Art of Storytelling Reading, analyzing, discussing, adapting, and retelling selected multicultural folktales transcribed from the oral tradition. Emphasis on the importance of motifs, narrative structure, recurring global themes, cultural and ethnic specificity, as well as the morphology of the tales. Identification of crosscultural story techniques will build the story repertoire; diverse oral performance techniques will enhance motif and character analysis.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 267  An Introduction to Science Fiction This course will survey science fiction works from various genres such as poetry, the novel, and the short story. It will provide students with a historical overview of the field of science fiction by exposing them, through readings and lectures, to works from the 19th and 20th centuries. Titles chosen will reflect their importance in the literary development of science fiction over the last two centuries. The essence of the course will consist of close readings and analyses of the texts for their artistic qualities as well as their representations of social trends and ideas. Students will learn how to do research on the Internet, as it is one of the foremost domains of current cyber fiction. One section of the course will deal with the history of science fiction in the cinema. Students will come away from the course with an understanding of hard science fiction, utopias and dystopias, cyber fiction, the pulps, fantasy fiction, the Golden Age, and speculative fiction.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 270  TwentiethCentury WorkingClass Literature of North America An examination of literature in which 20th century North American workingclass writers explore workingclass life. Emphasis upon the investigation of broad themes, such as the role of work in the shaping of values and identity and the impact of work upon human relationships. Multiethnic and multiracial perspectives; issues of gender and sexuality. Attention given to the sociocontexts in which works were produced.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 272  Literature of the North American Wild This course aims to involve the student in the thinking of seminal writers who struggled to define human beings' relationship to the natural world. The approach is both literary and historical. It is historical in that it begins with the overwhelming effect that the fecundity of the new world had on writers and ends with the effect that profound environmental problems are having on thinkers who use the techniques and form of expression usually identified with writers of creative and imaginary literature. Students will read essays, fiction, and poetry. Some videos and media presentations will be viewed.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 274  Introduction to African American Literature This survey course will introduce students to African American literature from Colonial America to the present. Various genres, representative works, and major writers will be examined in terms of development, theme, structure, and context. This will be a study of African American literature as both artistic and cultural expression.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpertation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.





LIT 276  Native American Literature A survey of the literature of selected Native American tribes in distinct geographical areas of what is now known as the United States (focusing on the Northeast, Southeast, Plains, and Southwest). Critica reading of traditional and contemporary works, with emphasis upon translated myths, legends, and songs handed down through the oral tradition. An examination of how Native American oral tradition, myth, and genre challenge "Western" notions of "literature." Investigation of the texts as both artistic and cultural expression.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 277  Introduction to Irish Literature A survey of Irish literature in several genresnovels short stories, poetry, drama, essays, and criticism from the nineteenth century to the present. Students will read and critically analyze the work of major figures, such as Maria Edgeworth, W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, and Seamus Heaney, and of figures who are less wellknown. Close attention will be paid to the ways in which Irish literary works respond to the pressures of Irish history and culture. A research paper is required.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 280  The Short Novel An introductory course on the novel, focusing on shorter exemplars of the genre written in English since 1850. Emphasis on narrative technique, religious and philosophical ideology, as well as sociopsychological themes. Students will demonstrate achievement through various writing and speaking activities and assignments.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approachees toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 285  Autobiography An examination of a variety of autobiographies from various times, cultures, and backgrounds. Emphasis on detailed literary analysis of style, content, and context. Students will be expected to engage in memoir writing and other various personal writing exercises to better appreciate and critique the autobiographical experience.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Students will be able to express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 290  Banned Books This course will survey literary works from several genres, including drama, novels, poems, and stories that have been censored or banned at one time and may still be prohibited in some places. The titles will be chosen for their importance to the study and interpretation of literature and to censorship history. Emphasis will be placed on close reading of the texts and on research into the artistic, political, and social reasons for their censorship. Some of the reading material will come from free Internet sources such as The Gutenberg Project and Banned Books Online.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 291  Folklore and Fantasy This course will examine the roots and flowering of the modern genre of fantasy. Beginning with myth such as that found in Genesis and The Odyssey and fairytales such as "Beauty and the Beast," proceeding through the great heroic tale tradition of Beowulf and King Arthur, we will arrive at the great fantasy works of the last hundred years. We will use literary critical analysis to form a definition of fantasy that we can use as a touchstone with which to examine hybrids such as the Star Wars Epic and works yet to come.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate improvement of their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Demonstrate improvement of their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Be exposed to and be able to utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 292  Darwin, London, and Literature This course will examine Darwinian principles of natural selection in human society as evidenced through classic British literature: the works of Chaucer, Shakespeare, Austen, Bronte, and, most notably, Darwin's contemporary, Charles Dickens. The course will conclude with a trip to London where students will explore these concepts in more depth by visiting cultural and historical sites important to these writers and the history of Britain.
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Discuss with peers their ideas about the meanings of a literary work.
2. Apply techniques of close reading to help unravel difficult passages.
3. Research and discuss the historical and cultural contexts of an author's life and work.
4. Write clearly and persuasively about their interpretation of a literary work.
5. Appropriately apply the conventions of literary criticism, such as literary terms and critical approaches.
6. Show in class discussions as well as written work that they can persuasively relate one literary work to another, and/or to the culture from which it emerged.
7. Locate and cite reference and/or critical sources.



LIT 294  Nature Literature Envirolit (Literature of the Environment) is a literary and visual journey into writings and viewpoints about nature, in addition to other explorations that trace the environmental movement. In this Writing Emphasis course, students will respond to essays, short stories, poems, movies, and books as the usual method of learning, but guest speakers, field trips, research, and individual Service Learning options will also provide educational opportunities.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 295  Literature and Film Introduces students to literary and cultural inquiry through exploration of the compositional and aesthetic relationships between fiction and film. Analysis of various literary texts (predominantly, novels) as well as films based on those texts will lead to significant discoveries concerning fundamental differences between the two genre and perhaps, most importantly  the transactional dynamics that exist between audience and image, reader and word.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 297  World Literature I A multigenre course surveying world literature from approximately 1300 B.C. to the 1500 A.D. The course has a strong humanities component and is designed to engage students in the lives and histories of the people and cultures who created and enjoyed these poems, stories, and plays.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary search, using print as well as electronic sources.



LIT 298  World Literature II A multigenre course surveying world literature from approximately 1600 A.D. into the 20th century. The course has a strong humanities component and is designed to engage students in the lives and histories of the people who wrote these poems, stories, and plays as well as those who read, witnessed, and enjoyed them.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have improved their ability at oral discourse by discussing and explaining their interpretive responses.
2. Have improved their ability to write analytically and argumentatively by composing applications of critical methods to literary works.
3. Identify literary devices and define them.
4. Use specific details to support a claim about a text.
5. Express their interpretation of a work in clear expository prose.
6. Utilize various literary analysis approaches toward literature.
7. Express multiple viewpoints about the life questions dealt with in literature (even if they disagree with those viewpoints).
8. Relate one literary work to another, and also to the culture from which it emerged.
9. Learn and demonstrate competence in basic principles and techniques of literary research, using print as well as electronic sources.





LRS 106  College Success The goal of this course is to help students to become more aware, active, and capable learners. Emphasis will be on a core of specific study strategies based on learning theory, such as reading academic texts, making notes from texts and lectures, managing study time effectively, and taking exams successfully. Students will apply these strategies to their own courses.
Credits: 3 Note Students may not receive credit for LRS 101/102/103/104/105 if they receive credit for LRS 106 to fulfill graduation requirements.
Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an ability to navigate and use SUNYBROOME resources list.
2. Identify various theories of learning and demonstrate their application of it.
3. Be familiar with collegiate culture and comply with appropriate classroom protocol.
4. Acknowledge the importance of community building skills.
5. Identify and practice/apply/evaluate a variety of study strategies to enhance learning and success.
6. Create an academic plan that will include transfer and or career goals.
7. Demonstrate selfempowerment and overall selfefficacy.
8. Be aware of the Financial Aid/Academic Standards of Progress and the status of their continued eligibility.
9. Critically analyze, synthesize and evaluate the course content as it applies to their own individual life experiences.



LRS 107  Textbook Mastry and Notetaking Use of college textbooks as study aids, principles of effective text reading, and text study systems. Extensive application of these principles in the student's own textbook. Examination of the organizational patterns, as they exist, in oral communication. Explorations on systems of notetaking and application of these systems to student's own lectures and notes. The instructor will have the flexibility to determine, for each class, the amount of time required for each topic based upon student's needs.
Credits: 1 Hours 1 Class Hour Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Choose from several notetaking systems and apply them to their current courses.
2. Implement textbook study systems and improve their ability to read effectively and discern important information.



LRS 108  Study Management & Memory and Exams Establish general principles of academic success, relationship between outside work and study, scheduling and organizing time, and evaluation of individual learning styles. Introduction of theories of memory, methods of review, strategies for taking objective and essay examinations related to test anxiety. The instructor will have the flexibility to determine, for each class, the amount of time required for each topic based upon student's needs.
Credits: 1 Hours 1 Class Hour Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Construct a schedule to include times for outside activities, work, class and study.
2. Use knowledge of their individual learning styles to develop strategies for succeeding in class.



LTR 092  Academic Literacy A content literacy course providing instruction and practice in reading and writing comprehension strategies, with an emphasis on critical thinking.
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Course Objectives:
1. To provide students with reading and writing comprehension strategies using a wide variety of content rich material.
2. To broaden students' understanding of the mutual/ beneficial relationships between reading comprehension and appropriate written response.
3. To engage students in the evaluation of multiple literacies, thereby enhancing critical thinking capabilities.
4. To heighten students' metacognitive awareness, promote selfregulation and enhance comprehension strategies.





LTR 110 S  Critical Literacy A course designed to improve comprehension and language usage efficiencies required in collegiate level performance. Emphasis on inferential thinking beyond the literal level.
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Evaluate critical literacy and inferential thinking strategies in order to challenge the neutrality of multiple literacies.
2. Formulate written responses to readings using appropriate rhetorical modes.
3. Strategically incorporate multiple literacies into research to bridge comprehension gaps.
4. Practice and develop strategies for producing informed oral arguments.
5. Continue to develop and refine selfregulation and comprehension strategies according to purpose and course content.



MAT 090  Foundations for College Mathematics I Arithmetic of whole numbers, fractions, decimals and signed numbers. Percent, ratio and proportion. Measurement, metric units and basic geometric concepts. Language of algebra and solving simple equations. Descriptive statistics. Estimation, problem solving, critical thinking, writing and communication skills are developed in group activities. This course is designed to provide the skills necessary for students to successfully complete MAT 092, MAT 113.
Credits: 0 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
MAT 090 Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
Perform skills in the following categories: Arithmetic, Basic Algebra, Geometry, Problem Solving and Estimation.
Note: Throughout the course the students are expected to solve applied problems related to the topics of the course.
Arithmetic
1. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, decimals.
2. Write fractions in equivalent forms.
3. Convert between decimals, fractions and percents (including rounding).
4. Define whole number exponents and evaluate numerical expressions with whole numbers exponents.
5. Find the prime factorization of a number.
6. Recognize, use and understand the commutative, the associative, and the distributive laws of real numbers.
7. Know and use order of operations effectively.
8. Find the mean, median, mode, and range for a data set and understand their meaning.
Basic Algebra/Geometry
9. Identify polygons, classify angles, and measure angles using a protractor.
10. Use a ruler to measure lengths in both English and Metric units.
11. Find perimeter, area and volume of various geometric objects.
12. Use and understand the Pythagorean Theorem, similarity and congruence.
13. Combine like terms for basic linear algebraic expressions.
14. Solve and check basic linear equations.
Problem Solving/Estimation
15. Formulate and solve applications with whole numbers and integers.
16. Solve ratio and proportion application problems.
17. Solve percent application problems.
18. Formulate and solve problems involving linear equations.
19. Solve application problems involving both English and Metric measurement conversions.
20. Make estimates by developing a sense of relative number size.
21. Construct and interpret graphs and charts with appropriate scales.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.
Textbook Information



MAT 091  Mathematical Literacy I Mathematical concepts are investigated through group problems and class discussions based on reallife contexts of citizenship, personal finances, and medical literacy. It integrates fluency with numbers, proportional reasoning, data interpretation, algebraic reasoning, modeling, and communicating quantitative information. This course is intended for students that do not plan to pursue a STEM degree.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisites: MAT 093 (2credits) Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra or equivalent
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Use quantitative situations in real life.
2. Make sense of large numbers, scientific notation.
3. Estimate and calculate percentages.
4. Know order of Operations.
5. Perform multistep calculations.
6. Convert between percents, ratios, and decimals in context.
7. Know probability (percent and proportion).
8. Use ratio and proportion to make sense of large numbers.
9. Know relative and absolute change.
10. Picture data with graphs.
11. Know measures of central tendency.
12. Know ratios and proportions.
13. Index numbers as a way to comparing the relative size of a variable over time.
14. Convert units.
15. Know meaning and use of variables.
16. Know Geometry and use formulas to make financial decisions.
17. Solve proportions.
18. Solve linear equations.



MAT 092  Foundations for College Mathematics II Signed numbers, exponents and equations in one variable. Evaluating formulas and algebraic expressions. Factoring and the distributive property. Graphing, solving linear equations and inequalities in two variables. Estimation, problem solving, critical thinking, writing, and communication skills are developed in group activities.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 090 Foundations for College Mathematics I or equivalent
Credits: 0 Hours 4 Class hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Designed to give the student proficiency in elementary mathematics and provide a firm foundation for credit courses.
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
Perform skills in three categories: Algebra, Graphing and Problem Solving/Estimation.
Note: Throughout the course the students are expected to simplify and evaluate expressions. They are also expected to solve applied problems related to the topics of the course and use estimation to verify the reasonableness of their results.
Algebra
1. Know and use order of operations effectively.
2. Solve linear equations.
3. Solve basic literal equations.
4. Solve algebraic proportions.
5. Perform operations with signed numbers.
6. Use exponent rules with integer exponents.
7. Solve linear systems by elimination.
8. Solve linear systems by substitution.
9. Add and subtract polynomials.
10. Multiply polynomials.
11. Divide polynomials by monomials.
12. Perform arithmetic operations with square roots. (not algebraic expressions)
13. Simplify algebraic monomials inside a square root.
14. Add and subtract algebraic fractions with common denominators.
15. Multiply and divide algebraic fractions.
16. Factor a monomial from a polynomial.
17. Factor second degree polynomials.
18. Simplify rational expressions by factoring.
19. Solve quadratic equations by factoring and the square root property.
20. Solve quadratic equations by using the quadratic formula.
21. Solve linear inequalities.
Graphing
22. Know the rectangular coordinate system.
23. Find the slope of a line.
24. Find the slopeintercept equation of a line.
25. Find equations of vertical and horizontal lines.
26. Graph linear equations in two variables.
27. Solve linear systems by graphing.
28. Graph parabolas by plotting points and by using the intercepts.
29. Find the axis of symmetry of a parabola.
30. Graph solutions of linear inequalities.
Problem Solving/Estimation
31. Solve problems using scientific notation.
32. Solve application problems using linear systems of equations.
33. Write mathematical notation that is consistently correct.
34. Describe in writing problem solving methods.
35. Work as a member of a team to solve problems.
36. Solve applied problems.
37. Use estimation in problem solving.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 093  Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra 4 Credit Version: Arithmetic of real numbers. Percent, ratio and proportion. Basic geometric concepts. Language of algebra and solving equations. Evaluating formulas and algebraic expressions. Perimeter, volume, and area applications. Graphing, solving and applications of linear equations and solving inequalities.
2 Credit Version: Arithmetic of real numbers. Percent, ratio and proportion. Basic geometric concepts. Language of algebra and solving equations. Perimeter, volume, and area applications.
This course is designed to provide the skills necessary for students to successfully complete MAT 096, MAT 113, MAT 115, MAT 117, MAT 119.
Credits: 4 or 2 Hours 4 or 2 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
Perform skills in four categories: Arithmetic, Algebra/Basic Geometry, Graphing and Problem Solving/Estimation.
Note: Throughout the course the students are expected to solve applied problems related to the topics of the course.
2 Credit Version:
1. Understand signed numbers and absolute value, and be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide integers.
2. Evaluate numerical expression using exponents.
3. Perform operations using decimals.
4. Understand square roots and evaluate expressions using order of operations correctly.
5. Obtain factors and the prime factorization of integers.
6. Recognize, use and understand the commutative, associative, and distributive laws of addition and multiplication.
7. Write fractions in equivalent forms, and add, subtract, multiply and divide arithmetic fractions.
8. Convert among decimals, fractions and percents, and order numbers in various forms.
9. Solve fraction and decimal application problems.
10. Solve ratio, general percent, and percent increase/decrease applications.
11. Solve sales tax, discount and simple interest applications.
12. Solve basic linear equations.
13. Define square root and evaluate numerical expressions with square roots.
14. Perform arithmetic operations with square roots.
15. Interpret graphs and charts with appropriate scales.
16. Calculate the mean, median and mode of a data set.
17. Relate the sides and angles of similar and congruent figures and solve applications involving similar figures.
18. Understand and use the Pythagorean Theorem.
19. Find the perimeter and area of triangles, quadrilaterals, circles and compound shapes.
20. Find the circumference and area of a circle.
21. Perform unit conversions.
22. Classify angles.
23. Find the volume of cylinders, spheres and rectangular prisms.
4 Credit Version:
1. Understand signed numbers and absolute value, and be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide integers.
2. Evaluate numberical expression using exponents.
3. Perform operations using decimals.
4. Understand square roots and evaluate expressions using order of operations correctly.
5. Obtain factors and the prime factorization of integers.
6. Recognize, use and understand the commutative, associative, and distributive laws of addition and multiplication.
7. Write fractions in equivalent forms, and add, subtract, multiply and divide arithmetic fractions.
8. Convert among decimals, fractions and percents, and order numbers in various forms.
9. Solve fraction and decimal applicaiton problems.
10. Solve ratio, general percent, and percent increase/decrease applications.
11. Solve sales tax, discount and simple interest applications.
12. Solve linear equations.
13. Solve equations with rational numbers, rational equations with monomial denominators that reduce to linear equations, and recognize no solution and identity equations.
14. Formulate and solve problems involving linear equations and linear functions.
15. Formulate and solve mixture problems.
16. Solve linear literal equations.
17. Solve and graph solutions of linear inequalities.
18. Graph points on the rectangular coordinate system and graph linear equations in two variables.
19. Graph lines using the intercepts.
20. Find the slope of a line using a graph of a line and find the slope of a line given two points.
21. Find equations of lines given a slope and a yintercept and graph the equations using the slope and yintercept.
22. Find equations of lines given a point and a slope and find equations of lines given two points.
23. Identify parallel and perpendicular lines from their equations.
24. Find equations of parallel and perpendicular lines.
25. Graph linear inequalities in two variables.
26. Define and evaluate functions using function notation.
27. Define square root and evaluate numerical expressions with square roots.
28. Perform arithmetic operations with square roots.
29. Evaluate variable (including rational variable) expressions given values for the variables.
30. Define and simplify expressions containing negative exponents.
31. Convert between scientific notation and standard notation and use it to solve problems using scientific notation.
32. Interpret graphs and charts with appropriate scales.
33. Calculate the mean, median and mode of a data set.
34. Relate the sides and angles of similar and congruent figures and solve applications involving similar figures.
35. Understand and use the Pythgorean and Theorem.
36. Find the perimeter and area of triangles, quadrilaterals, circles and compound shapes.
37. Find the circumference and area of a circle.
38. Perform unit conversions.
39. Classify angles.
40. Find the volume of cylinders, spheres and rectangular prisms.



MAT 095  Metric Conversion and Dosages Common fractions and decimal fractions. Metric computations. Apothecary and household systems. Conversions of metric, apothecaries and household units. Calculations of dosage. Designed to meet the mathematics proficiency required for clinical nursing course.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 092 Foundations for College Mathematics II or MAT 093 Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra, or equivalent and Placement by the Nursing Department
Credits: 0 Hours 1 Class Hour Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Add/Subtract/Multiply/Divide whole numbers, fractions and decimals.
2. Round decimals to required place value.
3. Simplify complex fractions.
4. Apply factor/label method to dosage problems.
5. Convert in metric system.
6. Convert in apothecary system using Roman numeral to 50.
7. Convert in household system.
8. Convert among all three systems.
9. Apply all symbols and abbreviations used in all three systems.
10. Apply the "required" equivalents.
11. Interpret dosage problems, read labels and accurately perform all clinical calculations.
12. Calculate oral medications.
13. Calculate Parenteral medications.
14. Do all the calculations by hand as well as using a calculator.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 096  Elementary Algebra and Trigonometry Polynomials; factoring; functions; rational expressions; linear, quadratic and rational equations; graphs of basic functions; linear systems; topics in geometry; general angles in degrees and radians; right triangle trigonometry. This is a selfpaced model where each student completes the given objectives working in a computer classroom setting.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 093 Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra, or equivalent
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
Perform skills in four categories: Algebra, Geometry/Trigonometry, Graphing and Problem Solving/Estimation.
Note: Throughout the course the students are expected to solve applied problems related to the topics of the course.
1. Solve 2 by 2 linear systems by graphing, substitution, and elimination.
2. Solve 3 by 3 linear systems by elimination.
3. Solve applications problems involving 2 by 2 and 3 by 3 systems of linear equations.
4. Define and identify polynomials.
5. Add, subtract, and multiply polynomials.
6. Factor a monomial from a polynomial and factor expressions that are quadratic in form with a leading coefficient of 1.
7. Factor expressions that are quadratic in form with a leading coefficient not equal to 1.
8. Factor expressions that are the sum and difference of cubes.
9. Factor expressions that can be factored by grouping.
10. Divide polynomials by monomials.
11. Divide polynomials by binomials using long division.
12. Solve polynomial equations by factoring.
13. Solve applications involving polynomial equations.
14. Simplify algebraic monomials inside a square root.
15. Simplify nth roots.
16. Simpligy nth roots of variable expressions.
17. Solve quadratic equations by the square root property, completing the square, and the quadratic formula.
18. Solve application problems with quadratic equations.
19. Multiply, divide, add, and subtract algebraic fractions.
20. Simplify complex fractions.
21. Solve rational equations that reduce to linear or quadratic form.
22. Solve and evaluate literal equations.
23. Solve application problems with rational equations.
24. Define a function, evaluate functions at a given value, and determine the domain and range of a function.
25. Apply the vertical line test, compare the graphs of functions and nonfunctions and determine the domain of a rational function.
26. Graph a parabola by finding the vertex, intercepts, and axis of symmetry.
27. Graph a circle given its equation in standard or general form and state the center and radius of the circle.
28. Use completing the square to graph circles and parabolas.
29. Find values of the six trigonometric functions using right triangles, and evaluate the six trigonometric functions of general angles measured in degrees.
30. Know the exact trigonometric ratios in a 30º60º90º triangle and 45º45º90º triangle.
31. Evaluate inverse trigonometric values to degree measure.
32. Find reference angles for angles measured in degrees.
33. Convert between radians and degrees.
34. Evaluate the six trigonometric functions of general angles measured in radians.
35. Evaluate inverse trigonometric values to radians.
36. Solve applications using right triangle trigonometry.



MAT 097  Intravenous Medications and Pediatric Dosage Calculations of intravenous medications, calculations involving drop factors, flow rate and infusion time. Calculations of pediatric dosage in divided dosages and dosages based on body weight. Calculation of minimum fluid requirements. Designed to meet the mathematics proficiency required for second year nursing program.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 092 Foundations for College Mathematics II or MAT 093 Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra, or equivalent and Placement by Nursing department
Credits: 0 Hours 1 Class Hour Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Calculate IV medications and solutions.
2. Perform calculations involving drop factors.
3. Perform calculations involving flow rate and infusion time.
4. Accurately calculate a pediatric dosage according to body weight (in kg.)
5. Accurately calculate pediatric dosage in divided dosages.
6. Interpret and calculate the minimum fluid requirements for pediatric clients.
7. Do all the arithmetic calculations by hand as well as using a calculator.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 100  Math Success Seminar This course provides a series of interactive experiences that will help students identify the factors blocking their success, and understand and take control of cognitive, affective and behavioral dimensions of the learning process. Learning styles, note taking and study skills specific to mathematics classes are emphasized.
Prerequisite Corequisite Coreqruisite: MAT 090 Foundations for College Mathematics I, MAT 092 Foundations for College Mathematics II or MAT 096 Elementary Algebra and Trigonometry
Credits: 1 Hours 1 Class Hour Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Course Objective, Content & Learning Goals:
1. To understand the three components of the learning process.
2. To assimilate math information with a feeling of confidence and control.
3. To process math information and retain it.
4. To organize math information so that it can be recalled in any format and be applied.
5. To practice strategies for removing blocks to success.
Behavioral Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate the role of an active learner both in the classroom and as a member of a small study group.
2. Use the SQ3R methof to read a math textbook.
3. Organize and prioritize math information using note cards and a twocolumn notebook.
4. Use appropriate test taking skills to prepare for and take each test as well as analyze each test after it is graded.
5. Develop a good time management plan that includes class.
Cognitive Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Discuss the relationships among basic structure of the brain cortex, learning and memory.
2. Explain, using concepts of brain theory, how study behaviors impact learning.
3. Recognize their individual learning styles and apply learning strategies that target their strengths.
4. Categorize questions about math topics according to a hierarchy of levels of thinking.
5. Formulate questions relevant to math topics at any given level of the thinking process.
Affective Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Recognize and articulate their beliefs about themselves as math learners and the origins of those beliefs.
2. Use positive selftalk to improve their selfimage as math learners.
3. Identify situations that have led them to avoid math.
4. Acknowledge areas of deficiency in their math background.
5. Formulate a workable plan that allows them to take controlof their math learning.



MAT 109  The Mathematics of Gaming The Mathematics of Gaming is a Liberal Arts Mathematics course. Using the backdrop of traditional casino games and horse racing, students will investigate relevant conceps that involve applications of arithmetic, algebra, probability and statistics. The students will learn different ways to present and interpret numerical and statistical data. The students will investigate mathematical models and simulations along with their applications. The students will investigate gaming strategies involving mathematical reasoning and psychological components such as risk versus reward, wagering and bluffing. Students will also be required to read and discuss the short novel "The Gambler" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisites: MAT 093 (4Credits) Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra, MAT 091 Mathematical Literacy I, or equivalent
Credits: 4 Crosslisted CAS 109 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as, arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.
6. Define basic terms related to probability and statistics.
7. Calculate theoretical probabilities and odds.
8. Set up and solve simple proportions.
9. Generate and employ a set of random numbers for simulating probabilities.
10. Discern between events that are independent and dependent.
11. Develop models for various casino games using expected value.
12. Discern between a fair and an unfair game.
13. Create a tree diagram to represent a multistage experiment.
14. Collect, organize and display data using tables and charts.
15. Create a probability distribution for an experiment.
16. Calculate the mean and variance for a distribution of sample means.
17. Apply concepts of the distribution of sample means using zscores and the normal distribution.
18. Utilize the optimization strategies in games of chance.
19. Describe and explain strategy for money management and wagering in games of chance.
20. Calculate permutations and cominations for probability applications.
21. Describe and play games involving strategy (NIM, TIC_TAC_TOE, ROCKPAPERSCISSORS) and bluffing (LIARS DICE, BLUFF).
22. Investigate the mathematics of streaks using discrete and continuous methods.
23. Describe the differences between theoretical and empirical probabilities.
24. Calculate the odd and payoffs in a horse race based upon the betting pool.
25. Describe nonmathematical factors that may influence the results of chance events.
26. Perform simple regression and factor analysis.



MAT 113  Mathematical Explorations I This course is an interdisciplinary approach to topics in mathematics using computer technology. Topics include: Statistical Analysis of Data, Financial Management, Network Analysis, Project Design and Voting Theory. This course is designed for Liberal Arts and Business Students, not for Science majors.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 090 Foundations for College Mathematics I or equivalent
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
At the end of this course the student should be able to:
1. Use email.
2. Use Excel.
3. Use the Internet.
4. Use PowerPoint.
5. See where math can be used to solve problems in everyday life and in his/her discipline.
6. Find the mean, mode, median and range of a data set.
7. Construct boxplots, histograms and scatterplots.
8. Find the standard deviation of a set of numbers.
9. Identify distributions that are normal and those that are not.
10. Explain the difference between a parameter and a statistic.
11. Explain the difference between the majority and the plurality voting methods.
12. Identify Hamiltonian and Euler Circuits.
13. Solve the Traveling Salesmanlike Problems.
14. Schedule a project.
15. Calculate compound interest.
16. Investigate annuities.
17. Calculate loans payments and credit card interest.
18. Investigate mortgage amortization tables.
19. Investigate risk, return, and liquidity of investments.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 115  Mathematics for General Education This course is designed to satisfy the SUNY General Education Requirements at the baccalaureate level. Its purpose is to enhance a student's quantitative literacy and critical thinking. The course topics illustrate the relevance of mathematics in society. Prescribed topics include introductory statistics, modeling with functions, and financial mathematics.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 091 Mathematical Literacy I or MAT 093 Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra, 4credit or equivalent
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Investigate and solve problems using financial mathematics.
 Create and use graphs of functions to model realworld applications.
 Organize and draw conclusions from data sets.
This course prepares students to meet the Mathematics General Education requirement.
In the context of the course learning outcomes listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 116  Mathematics for General Education II This course is the second course of a twocourse sequence designed to satisfy the SUNY General Education Requirements at the baccalaureate level. It provides an interdisciplinary approach to quantitative literacy, critical thinking and the relevance of mathematics in society. Prescribed topics include the mathematics of saving and borrowing money, functions (especially linear, quadratic, logarithmic, exponential and/or sine) as models for interpreting data. Symmetry and fractals, voting or graph theory will also be included. Computer technology will be used throughout the course to explore these concepts and to prepare a project demonstrating an understanding of mathematics as it is applied in another discipline. The SUNY GER in mathematics is satisfied only upon completion of both MAT 115 and MAT 116.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 092 Foundations for College Mathematics II or MAT 093 Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra or Equivalent
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Use email.
2. Use electronic spreadsheets.
3. Use the Internet.
4. Use electronic presentation software.
5. Give examples of how math can be used to solve problems in everyday life and in his/her discipline.
6. Investigate risk, return, and liquidity of investments.
7. Calculate simple and compound interest.
8. Use spreadsheet templates and webbased calculators to evaluate whether an annuity plan or other types of investments will meet the need of the investor.
9. Calculate loans payments and credit card finance charges.
10. Investigate mortgage amortization tables.
11. Describe a function in words and use function notation.
12. Describe the domain and rage of a function.
13. Identify independent and dependent variables.
14. Create and use graphs of functions.
15. Identify a graph as linear or nonlinear.
16. Create and use linear and nonlinear models to analyze real data.
17. Discuss and apply topics in one of three applications of mathematics: visual arts and music, voting theory, or networks and scheduling.
This course prepares students to meet the Mathematics General Education requirement.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 117  Elementary Finite Math w/Algebra Solving systems of linear equations and linear inequalities, matrix algebra, linear programming, sets, counting, probability, statistics, finance, and logic.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 093 Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra, or equivalent
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Solve and graph systems of linear inequalities.
2. Add, subtract and multiply matrices.
3. Determine if a matrix has an inverse, and find it if it does.
4. Solve systems of linear equations using matrix methods.
5. Solve linear programming by graphing.
6. Explore sets and counting.
7. Construct sample spaces, events, and calculate probabilities.
8. Expand a binomial using the Binomial Formula and Pascal's Triangle.
9. Calculate frequencies and probability distributions.
10. Calculate the mean and standard deviation of a dataset, and calculate probabilities using a normal distribution.
11. Calculate interest, annuities, and amortization of loans.
12. Construct truth tables, understand logical implication and equivalence.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 118  The Mathematics of Sustainability The Mathematics of Sustainability is a liberal arts mathematics course that satisfies the SUNY General Education Requirement. Using the concept of sustainability as it relates to social, economic and environmental capitol, students will investigate relevant issues that involve applications of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and statistics. The students will learn different ways to present and interpret numerical and statistical data. In addition, they will investigate mathematical models and simulations in a variety of applications.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 093 Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile General Education Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as, arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Use an electronic spreadsheet.
2. Collect and critically evaluate mathematical information located on the internet and in the media.
3. Read and discuss a Community Sustainability Report Card.
4. Use sustainability indicators to create a community sustainability report card for a local community.
5. Create a frequency distribution table from a set of data.
6. Find the Mean, Median, and Mode for a data set.
7. Find the Weighted Mean and the Median from a frequency table.
8. Find Range, Interquartile Range and the Standard Deviation for a data set.
9. Create and interpret Bar Charts, Line Charts, and Pie Charts.
10. Read and interpret a variety of mathematical diagrams including contour maps, 3D graphs and flow charts.
11. Construct and interpret boxplots, stack plots, and scatter plots.
12. Collect a set of data using various sampling methods.
13. Recognize correlation and the implications regarding causation.
14. Find the equation for the line of best fit for data in a scatter plot.
15. Fit nonlinear trend lines to data and make responsible predictions using the trend line equations.
16. Critically evaluate trends in data.
17. Identify a normal distribution.
18. Utilize the 689599.7% rule for a normal distribution.
19. Calculate simple probabilities.
20. Discuss probabilities involved with unlikely and catastrophic events.
21. Describe relationships between large numbers.
22. Identify the domain and the range of a function.
23. Use Excel to create polynomial, rational, exponential, logistic, logarithmic and periodic functions.
24. Calculate Maximum Sustainable yield.
25. Identify Euler and Hamilton circuits in a graph.
26. Utilize various algorithms applied to the travelling salesman problem.
27. Find the critical path in a scheduling graph.
28. Use various functions to model real world phenomena such as population and investment growth.
29. Use periodic functions to model climate and predator/prey relations.
30. Discuss cost versus return for various investments.
31. Complete hands on activities using real world data.
32. Use algorithms to find solutions for various optimization problems.
33. Experiment with simple simulation applets.



MAT 119  Mathematics for Elementary Education I An exploration of order of operations, fractions, equations of a single variable, graphing lines; visual display of data using charts and graphs, descriptive statistics, data analysis, hypothesis testing; area and perimeter of plane figures, volume and surface area of solids. Students are expected to explain the material as though to a target audience. Course uses a projectbased instruction methodology. Intended only for elementary education majors, this course is the first course in a two course sequence (with MAT 120) for completion of SUNY General Education Math requirement.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 092 Foundations for College Math II or MAT 093 Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Add, subtract, multiply, divide rational numbers, and explain why the basic arithmetic operations of fractions work.
2. Evaluate arithmetic expressions according to the algebraic hierarchy.
3. Adding, subtracting and multiplying polynomials.
4. Solve equations of a single variable.
5. Solve literal equations of a single variable.
6. Define and graph a linear function of a single variable.
7. Identify, interpret, and discuss line charts, bar charts, line graphs, and pie charts.
8. Construct line charts, line graphs, and bar charts.
9. Relate a shape to its place in the geometric hierarchy.
10. Identify various quadrilaterals and triangles.
11. Use formulas to calculate the perimeter and area of various polygons.
12. Use formulas to calculate the circumference and area of a circle.
13. Use the Pythagorean Theorem.
14. Calculate the perimeter of simple and compound planar regions.
15. Use formulas to calculate the surface area and volume of a cone, a cylinder, a prism and a sphere.
16. Calculate the volume and surface area of simple and compound solids.
17. Solve application problems involving area, perimeter, surface area and volume.
18. Explain the difference between central tendency and dispersion.
19. Calculate the mean, weighted mean, median, and mode and recognize the appropriate use of same to help describe a data set.
20. Calculate percentiles and relate them to a set of data.
21. Calculate the range and standard deviation for a set of data and recognize these as measures of dispersion.
22. Explain what a zscore measures and calculate the zscore for a given score.
23. Test a hypothesis about the mean of a population.
24. Complete and present projects.
25. Participate in cooperative learning activities.
This course prepares students to meet the Mathematics General Education requirement.
In context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 120  Mathematics for Elementary Education II Simple probability, odds, expected value; patterns, symmetry, tilings, sequences, and pattern block manipulation; functions of one or more variables with graphs and applications; right triangle trigonometry; sine, logarithmic, exponential, quadratic and logistic curves. Students are expected to explain the material as though to a target audience. Course uses a projectbased instruction methodology. Intended only for elementary education majors, this course is the second course in a two course sequence (with MAT 119) for completion of SUNY General Education Math requirement. (Writing Emphasis Course)
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 119 Mathematics for Elementary Education I and ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student should be able to:
1. Identify the sample space and event spaces in probability experiments.
2. Draw tree diagrams and tables to solve probability problems.
3. Calculate simple theoretical and experimental probabilities.
4. Calculate compound theoretical and experimental probabilities using trees and multiplication principle.
5. Determine odds.
6. Calculate expected value.
7. Write recursion formulas and explicit formulas for various sequences.
8. Recognize and write recursive and explicit formulas for arithmetic, geometric, Fibonacci and, optionally, polygonal umber sequences.
9. Hexiamonds, Polyominoes, Pentominoes, and Tetrahexes.
10. Tile a plane using various combinations of regular polygons.
11. Identify various types of plane tilings.
12. Identify symmetry in a pattern.
13. Identify and create the various types of border patterns.
14. Build designs with pattern blocks.
15. Evaluate functions of one or several variables.
16. Review solving equations of a single variable.
17. Recognize and appropriately use degree and radian measure.
18. Solve applications using right triangle trigonometry.
19. Recognize the graphs of the sine, logarithmic, exponential, quadratic and logistic curves.
20. Calculate angles using inverse trigonometric functions.
21. Algebraically solve equations in a single variable, including sine, logarithmic, exponential and logistic curves.
22. Recognize applications of sine, logarithmic, exponential, quadratic, and logistic curves.
23. Complete writing assignments.
24. Conduct research using professional journals and the Internet.
25. Complete and present projects.
26. Participate in cooperative learning activities.
This course prepares students to meet the Mathematics General Education requirement.
In context of the course objectives listed above, upn successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 124  Statistics I Sampling theory, organization and presentation of data, measures of central tendency, variance, standard deviation, exploratory data analysis, correlation and regression, normal distributions, student's tdistributions, binomial distributions, statistical inference, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, use of a statistical software package.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 093 Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra (4 credit) or equivalent
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
Descriptive Statistics:
1. Define a population, a sample, and random sampling.
2. Find and work with a published data set.
3. Collect data on a random variable.
4. Group data, make frequency tables and graphically display information.
5. Compute the mean, median, mode, standard deviation, and variance for raw data.
6. Find the coefficient of correlation for a set of paired data.
7. Write the equation of the least squares regression line.
Statistical Inference:
1. Interpret the slope of the equation of least square regression line, and use equation to make and interpret predictions.
2. Find probabilities using definitions, some rules of probability, and normal, t, and binomial distributions.
3. Find areas under the standard normal curve.
4. Apply the Central Limit Theorem.
5. Analyze data on a random variable.
6. Set up confidence intervals for means and proportions for large samples.
7. Set up confidence intervals for means for small samples.
8. Perform large sample hypothesis testing on means and differences of means.
9. Perform large sample hypothesis testing on proportions and differences of proportions.
Statistical Software Package:
1. Create bar charts, histograms, stemandleaf displays, and boxplots.
2. Produce descriptive statistics including mean, median, standard deviation, minimum, maximum, and quartiles for a data set.
3. Create scatterplots both with and without the graph of the least squares regression line.
4. Produce the value of the correlation coefficient and the equation of the least squares regression line.
5. Produce confidence intervals.
6. Conduct tests of hypotheses on means, proportions, difference of means, and differences of proportions.
This course prepares students to meet the Mathematics General Education requirement.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 127  Mathematical Literacy II Mathematical and statistical reasoning are explored through topics in everyday life. It integrates quantitative literacy with percents, probability, mathematical modeling, and statistical thinking. Concepts are investigated with handson activities using medical, environmental, and financial examples. Communicating mathematics will be developed in this course.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisites: MAT 091 Mathematical Literacy I, MAT 093 (4credits) Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra, or equivalent
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Objectives of the Course:
1. Scaling factors and area unit conversion.
2. Calculating interest rates and estimation.
3. Calculating with percentages.
4. Applied uses of percentages.
5. Understand Absolute and relative change.
6. Understanding designs of statistical studies.
7. Reading visual display of data.
8. Understanding visual display of data.
9. Using spreadsheet to organize data.
10. Reading, interpreting, and creating bar and pie charts.
11. Reading contingency tables.
12. Reading and creating statistical graphs of quantitative date.
13. Understanding and calculating measure of central tendency.
14. Understanding and calculating standard deviation.
15. Understanding and calculating weighted averages.
16. Understanding linear models with words, tables, graphs, and equations.
17. Understanding piecewise linear models.
18. Approximating data with linear models, scatter plots and lines of best fit.
19. Understanding basics of exponential models.
20. Modeling situations with exponential equations.
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 130  Applied Algebra and Trigonometry Designed for students in the Engineering Technologies only, the course covers algebra and trigonometry emphasizing computational skills and graphing using application problems from technology fields. Topics include: function definition, graphs, exponents, logarithms, trigonometric identities, complex numbers and vectors.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 096 Elementary Algebra and Trigonometry or equivalent
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Solve literal equations.
2. Solve polynomial equations.
3. Solve trigonometric equations.
4. Solve logarithmic and exponential equations.
5. Perform operations on algebraic and trigonometric expressions.
6. Define what a functions is, and graph it.
7. Perform operations defined on functions.
8. Recognize and graph linear functions, polynomials, rational functions, exponential functions and logarithmic functions.
9. Use the basic properties of logarithmic and exponential functions.
10. Recognize and use basic trigonometric identities.
11. Solve application problems using the Law of Sines and/or Law of Cosines.
12. Solve application problems using exponential functions in areas such as interest, population growth, disease, radioactive decay.
13. Solve application problems using logarithmic functions in areas as ph, Richter Scales, and decibel scales.
14. Define and recognize complex numbers.
15. Convert between rectangular and trigonometric forms for complex numbers.
16. Perform basic operations on complex numbers.
17. Represent vectors in polar and rectangular form.
18. Resolve a vector into its rectangular components.
19. Use vectors to solve application problems.
Calculator Objectives: The student should be able to:
1. Find roots of polynomials using the graphing calculator. This involves three methods: graphing, factoring and using the Numeric Solver application.
2. Solve equations using the graphing calculator. This involves graphing and using the Numerical Solver application.
3. Use Exact and Approximate output modes.
4. Understand the Graph application menus.
5. Setup and read tables to look at limiting values of functions.
6. Find minima and maxima.
7. Graph piecewise functions.
8. Get an appropriate window and accurately sketch the graph of a relation or function.
9. Establish a trigonometric identify using the graphing calculator.
This course prepares students to meet the Mathematics General Education requirement.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 136  College Algebra and Trigonometry I Rational exponents; radicals; polynomial long division; rational expressions; solving quadratic equations and inequalities; polynomial functions; absolute value equations and inequalities; complex numbers; operations of functions; inverse functions; properties of exponential and logarithmic functions; trigonometric functions; reference angles; radian measure; graphs of sine, cosine, and tangent; basic trigonometric identities.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 096 Elementary Algebra and Trigonometry or equivalent
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
Perform skills in three categories: Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry.
Note: Throughout the course the students are expected to solve applied problems related to the topics of the course.
Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry:
1. Perform arithmetic operations and simplification of rational expressions including complex fractions.
2. Solve absolute value linear equations and inequalities using analytic methods.
3. Perform operations and simplify expressions involving radicals and rational exponents.
4. Perform operations and simplify expressions involving complex numbers.
5. Rationalize denominators and numerators.
6. Understand the definition of a function of x and find the domain and range of a function.
7. Use function notation.
8. Review linear functions and their applications.
9. Perform operations on functions including composition.
10. Find an inverse function algebraically.
11. Use properties of exponential and logarithmic functions.
12. Use the change of base formula.
13. Use interval notation.
14. Solve compound inequalities.
15. Perform polynomial long division.
16. Solve quadratic equations and inequalities and applications thereof.
17. Apply the Remainder Theorem and Factor Theorem to higher degree polynomials.
18. State the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra and find all complex zeros of a polynomial function.
19. Construct an expression for a polynomial given its roots.
20. Use radians to measure angles.
21. Find reference angles for angles measured in degrees and radians.
22. Find the trigonometric functions for a general angle.
23. Use reciprocal, Pythagorean, cofunction, quotient and odd/even identities.
24. Use the distance and midpoint formulas.
25. Find the arc length and area for a sector of a circle.
26. Review trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions of acute angles and applications of right triangles.
27. Solve logarithmic and exponential equations.
Graphing:
28. Identify and graph the following families of relations:
a. ax + by = c
b. y = ax^{2} + bx + c
c. y = x^{n
}d. y=x
e. y=^{1}/_{x}
f. y = a^{x
} g. y = a sin bx
h. y = a cos bx
i. y = a tan bx
29. Graph functions and relations by using various graphing techniques: symmetry, reflection, translation and contraction.
30. Sketch a comprehensive graph of a polynomial function including end behavior, extrema and real zeros.
31. Relate the graphs of y = sinx and y = cosx to the unit circle.
32. Graph inverse functions.
33. Graph piecewise functions.
This course prepares students to meet the Mathematics General Education requirement.
In context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 146  Applied Business Calculus Review of analytic geometry of lines and parabolas; functions, and their graphs; limits and continuity; differentiation rules and applications; integration techniques and applications; exponential and logarithmic functions and applications. Recommended for Social Science, Health Science and Business students. Not for Mathematics majors or Science majors in the A.S. Degree program.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 136 Intermediate Algebra and Trigonometry or equivalent
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. After a brief review:
 Write and recognize the equations of lines and parabolas.
 Define a function and determine the domain of a given function.
 Graph polynomials, rational functions and functions involving radicals.
 Find the points of intersection of two functions.
 Understand the composition of functions.
2. Understand the concept of limit and use limit rules to evaluate limits.
3. Understand the concept of continuity and find points of discontinuity of a given function.
4. Evaluate limits from a given graph.
5. Define a derivative and find derivatives of functions using the definition.
6. Understand the geometric interpretation of a derivative (slope of tangent line).
7. Understand the difference between a function and its derivative on a graph.
8. Use the rules of differentiation to find derivatives of more complex functions.
9. Find a relative extrema and inflection points of a function.
10. Use differentiation to solve maxmin problems and to aid in curve sketching.
11. Find antiderivatives of functions.
12. Evaluate definite integrals using the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.
13. Understand the geometric interpretation of the definite integral (area under curve).
14. Graph logarithmic and exponential functions.
15. Apply the properties of logarithms and exponents to solving equations (e.g., growth, compound interest, present value).
16. Differentiate and integrate logarithmic and exponential functions and apply this knowledge to solve problems in business and economics.
17. Apply differentiation (rate of change of a function) to solve problems in business and economics (e.g., marginal cost and revenue, maximization of profits).
18. Apply integration to solve problems in business and economics (e.g., total value, expected value).
This course prepares students to meet the Mathematics General Education requirement.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 148  Applied Technical Mathematics I This first course in a twosemester sequence of intermediate algebra and trigonometry with technical applications. Topics include: operations in the real number system, expressions and functions, firstdegree equations, properties of lines, systems of linear equations, trigonometric functions, geometry (perimeters, areas, volumes of common figures), polynomials, exponents, algebraic products and factoring, algebraic fractions and operations, rational expressions, radical expressions, quadratic equations, and graphs of functions.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 096 Elementary Algebra and Trigonometry or equivalent
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Overall Goals of the Course:
1. To provide an integrated treatment of mathematics topics essential for a sound technical mathematics background.
2. To teach the transfer of mathematical concepts and skills to applications in telecommunications.
3. To increase analytical and computational skills, including use of a graphing calculator and the laptop computer.
4. To develop a systematic approach to problem solving.
5. To increase reading comprehensive in mathematics.
6. To provide sufficient skills so that the student will be able to effectively deal with mathematical requirements in other allied courses requiring a technical mathematics background.
7. To function as teams to learn team building skills while solving problems.
Student Performance/Behavioral Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate understanding of real, rational, and irrational numbers.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of operations with signed numbers.
3. Demonstrate the use of the laws of exponents.
4. Demonstrate the understanding of Order of Operations.
5. Demonstrate the fundamental algebraic operations and terminology of algebraic expressions.
6. Evaluate literal expressions.
7. Solve firstdegree equations with one unknown.
8. Analyze and solve direct and inverse proportions.
9. Analyze and solve word problems involving the use of linear and rational equations and functions.
10. Graph and interpret functions.
11. Demonstrate multiplication of algebraic expressions using special products, long multiplication, and the FOIL method.
12. Demonstrate long division of polynomials.
13. Use various methods to factor algebraic expressions.
14. Demonstrate various operations with algebraic fractions.
15. Solve fractional equations.
16. Change a number to scientific notation and vice versa.
17. Solve quadratic equations by factoring and by the quadratic formula.
18. Solve incomplete quadratic equations.
19. Use the Cartesian coordinate system to graph and interpret equations of two variables.
20. Demonstrate knowledge of the slopeintercept form.
21. Demonstrate knowledge of the pointslope form.
22. Solve systems of linear equations by graphing, addition method, substitution method, and by determinants.
23. Identify geometric shapes and formulas (perimeter, area, volume) and use in applications.
24. Define and evaluate trigonometric functions from 0 degrees to 90 degrees and their inverses.
25. Analyze and solve right triangles.
26. Demonstrate the use of basic metric units and dimensional analysis.
Computer/Calculator Skills
1. Convert decimal degrees to degreeminutesecond to radians and reverse.
2. Evaluate trigonometric functions and inverse trigonometric functions.
3. Evaluate powers and roots.
4. Use scientific notation and engineering notation.
5. Evaluate real functions using the graphing calculator.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 149  Applied Technical MathematicsIS This is the second course in a two semester sequence of intermediate algebra and trigonometry with technical applications. Topics include operations with exponents and radicals, exponential and logarithmic functions and equations, trig functions of any angle, radians, sinusoidal functions and graphing, vectors, complex numbers and their applications, oblique triangles, inequalities, introduction to statistics and an intuitive approach to calculus. The graphing calculator, a laptop computer, and umbrella competencies will be integrated throughout the course.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 148 Applied Technical Mathematics I or equivalent
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Simplify algebraic radicals.
2. Convert fractional exponents to radicals and the reverse.
3. Demonstrate fundamental operations in radicals.
4. Solve equations with radicals.
5. Convert degrees to radians and the reverse.
6. Evaluate trigonometric functions and their inverses for angles measured in degrees and radians.
7. Solve oblique triangles using the law of sines and/or law of cosines.
8. Graphically add vectors.
9. Solve vector problems by trigonometry using rectangular and polar forms.
10. Sketch and interpret the graphs of sinusoidal, exponential, and logarithmic functions and inequalities.
11. Perform fundamental operations on algebraic terms involving exponents and radicals.
12. Covert complex numbers in various forms: rectangular, polar, exponential.
13. Perform the fundamental operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) using the rectangular form of complex numbers.
14. Perform multiplication and division of complex numbers in polar and exponential form.
15. Using DeMoivre's Theorem raise complex numbers to powers and roots.
16. Demonstrate the use of common logarithms and natural logarithms.
17. Solve exponential and logarithmic equations.
18. Graph exponential functions using loglog and semilog paper.
19. Summarize and interpret data using frequency distribution, measures of central tendency, and measures of dispersion.
20. Given a set of data, find the line of best fit.
21. Apply process control and quality assurance.
22. Develop an intuitive feel for the concepts of limits, derivative (instantaneous rate of change), integral (area under a curve).
Overall Goals of the Course:
1. To provide an integrated treatment of mathematics topics which are essential for a solid mathematical background for the telecommunication technician.
2. To demonstrate the transfer of mathematical concepts and skills to applications within telecommunications.
3. To increase computational and graphing skills using the graphing calculator and the computer.
4. To develop a systematic approach to problem solving.
5. To provide sufficient mathematical skills so a student will be able to successfully deal with mathematical requirements of allied courses.
6. To increase awareness and use of the umbrella competencies, particularly team building skills while solving problems.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 156  Algebra and Trigonometry for Calculus Graphs of rational functions, asymptotes, exponential and logarithmic equations, conic sections, matrix arithmetic and matrix solutions to systems of equations, determinants, trigonometric identities and equations, Law of Sines, Law of Cosines, vectors, polar graphs, parametric graphs, polar form of complex numbers, powers and roots of complex numbers, limits of functions using tables.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 136 College Algebra and Trigonometry or equivalent
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Perform skills in three categories: Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry.
Note: Throughout the course the students are expected to solve applied problems related to the topics of the course.
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry Objectives:
1. Determine the horizontal, vertical, and oblique asymptotes of a rational function.
2. Solve rational, polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric equations analytically.
3. Solve rational and polynomial inequalities analytically.
4. Graph Inx, e^{x}, log_{a}x and a^{x}.
5. Name the equation of a transformed basic function/relation by viewing its graph.
6. Construct a graph of a rational function from its intercepts and asymptotes.
7. Solve systems of linear equations using substitution, elimination and row operations on matrices.
8. Perform the partial fraction decomposition of a rational expression.
9. Solve systems of linear inequalities.
10. Find the determinant of 2 by 2 and 3 by 3 matrices.
11. Add, subtract, multiply matrices.
12. Verify trigonometric identities involving the reciprocal identities, quotient identities, Pythagorean identities, angle sum identities, double angle identities, and half angle identities.
13. Solve problems involving inverse trigonometric functions
14. Graph y=sin^{1}x, y=cos^{1}, y=tan^{1}, y=sec^{1}x on a suitable domain.
15. Apply the Law of Sines to solve application problems.
16. Explain and solve the ambiguous case for the Law of Sines.
17. Apply the Law of Cosines to solve application problems.
18. Define a vector.
19. Perform vector arithmetic, including magnitude.
20. Use component vectors to solve application problems.
21. Convert between trigonometric (polar) and rectangular forms of complex numbers.
22. Find the real and complex zeroes of a polynomial function.
23. Compute powers and roots of complex numbers.
24. Solve problems involving conic section formulas for a circle, parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola.
25. Graph conic sections.
26. Graph basic parametric equations and basic polar equations.
This course prepares students to meet the Mathematics General Education requirement.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 160  Applied Calculus I Designed for students in the Engineering Technologies only, this course covers the mechanics of calculus using application problems from technology fields. Topics include: equations of tangent lines; limits; differentiation and integration of algebraic, logarithmic, exponential, and trigonometric functions; product rule, quotient rule, and chain rule; implicit differentiation; related rates; maxima and minima; differentials; the definite integral and applications to finding area, center of gravity, volume of revolution and work done; numerical integration.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 130 Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or equivalent
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Write the equation of a tangent line.
2. Evaluate limits algebraically.
3. Use limits to find vertical and horizontal asymptotes.
4. Find the points of discontinuity of a function.
5. Differentiate logarithmic, exponential, trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions.
6. Use the chain rule, product and quotient rules in differentiating.
7. Differentiate implicity.
8. Solve related rate problems.
9. Use differentials to find approximate values.
10. Antidifferentiate logarithmic, exponential, trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions.
11. Use calculus methods to find area, center of gravity, volume of revolution, work done.
12. Use calculus methods to find maximum and minimum points of functions.
13. Use calculus methods to solve simple circuit and kinematic problems.
14. Approximate integrals using numeric methods.
Calculator objectives:
1. Graphing functions derived from applications to reinforce Calculus solutions.
2. Find limits graphically.
3. Find the slope of a tangent line to a curve at a specified point.
4. Graph a function and the tangent line at a specified point on the function.
5. Explain why the graphing calculator really does not draw a vertical asymptote for functions.
6. Graph a function and its derivative on the same axes.
7. Find relative extrema and inflection points of a function.
8. Evaluate definite integrals.
9. Show and determine the area under a curve.
This course prepares students to meet the Mathematics General Education requirement.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 181  Calculus I A university parallel calculus course covering functions, limits and continuity. Differentiation and integration of polynomial, rational, trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential functions using computational and intuitive methods. Applications including curve sketching, rectilinear motion, related rates, maxima and minima. Summation, integration and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, and applications of the definite integral.
NOTE: Students may not use more than one of the following to meet graduation requirements: MAT 146, MAT 160, MAT 181.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 156 Algebra & Trigonometry for Calculus or equivalent
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Find limits using computational and intuitive methods.
2. Understand the formal definition of a limit.
3. Determine continuity of functions.
4. Find the derivative of a function using the limit definition.
5. Graph, differentiate and integrate polynomial, rational, trigonometric, logarithmic, and exponential functions, using computational and intuitive methods.
6. Find derivatives by the chain rule.
7. Find implicit derivatives.
8. Understand differentials and linear approximations and their relation to the derivative.
9. Understand the Mean Value Theorem and Rolle's Theorem.
10. Set up and solve maxima and minima problems and related rate problems.
11. Use the first and second derivatives as aids in sketching curves.
12. Find antiderivatives.
13. Understand sigma notation and know that a definite integral is the limit of a Riemann sum.
14. Understand the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.
15. Integrate by Substitution.
16. Apply the definite integral to problems involving area under a curve and area between curves.
17. Apply the definite integral to problems involving volume, curve length, and surface area.
18. Understand and solve elementary differential equations.
This course prepares students to meet the Mathematics General Education requirement.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 182  Calculus II Exponential and logarithmic functions from an integral viewpoint, the calculus of inverse functions. Techniques of integration including integration by parts, partial fractions and trigonometric substitution. Improper integrals. Sequences, detecting convergence, and L'Hospital's rule. Infinite series, tests for convergence, power series, Maclaurin series and Taylor series. Polar curves, parametric equations and conics in calculus.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 181 Calculus I
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Define a sequence and a series.
2. Test series for convergence.
3. Test alternating series for absolute or conditional convergence.
4. Perform operations with power series.
5. Find the radius of convergence of a power series.
6. Develop Taylor and Maclaurin series expansions for a function.
7. Employ various integration techniques including integration by parts, trigonometric substitution and partial fractions.
8. Evaluate improper integrals.
9. Solve elementary differential equations.
10. Compute limits using L'Hopital's Rule.
11. Transform from rectangular to polar coordinates and from polar to rectangular.
12. Graph in polar coordinates.
13. Compute area in polar coordinates.
14. Compute arc length in polar coordinates.
15. Perform applications of integration.
16. Use Calculus with parametric equations.
17. Recognize graphs and perform calculus on various conics.
This course prepares students to meet the Mathematics General Education requirement.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recongnize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 224  Statistics II Review of probability fundamentals, discrete random variables and probability distributions. The F distributions, chisquared distributions, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, linear regression and correlation, nonlinear and multiple regression, the analysis of categorical data, nonparametric procedures, use of a statistical software package.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 124 Statistics I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Compute the mean and standard deviation for a discrete probability distribution and construct the probability histogram.
2. Solve probability problems using discrete probability distributions such as the binomial and Poisson.
3. Use the chisquare distribution to perform tests on multinomial experiments, goodnessoffit and tests of homogeneity and independence.
4. Compute the probability of Type I and Type II errors associated with tests of hypotheses about means.
5. Compute the least squares regression line for a bivariate population and test it as a model for the population.
6. Compute, test, and interpret the meaning of the correlation coefficient for a bivariate population.
7. Use the Fdistribution to test inferences about two variances.
8. Perform analysis of variance (ANOVA).
9. Test the assumptions for ANOVA.
10. Perform analysis using multiple regression and correlation models.
11. Use nonparametric statistics to conduct tests of hypotheses.
12. Use a statistical software package to conduct various data analyses.
This course prepares students to meet the Mathematics General Education requirement.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 245  Design of Experiments This course is an introduction to the most common types of statistical designs and analyses of experiments. Topics include singlefactor experiments with randomized blocks, Latin squares, incomplete blocks, twofactor experiments, 2^k designs, fractional designs, response surface techniques, and other selected topics. Technology will be used throughout the course.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 224 Statistics II or MAT 260 Applied Probability and Statistics
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Determine an appropriate design to fit the analysis.
2. Test hypotheses with contrasts.
3. Analyze an experiment using completely randomized designs, complete block designs, incomplete block designs, Latin square designs.
4. Develop and analyze factorial designs.
5. Use response surface methods.
6. Use nested design and covariance design.
7. Use technology for design and analysis of experiments.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 250  Discrete Mathematics Sets, functions, mathematical induction, relations, partially ordered sets, combinatorics including permutations, the pigeonhole principle, binomial and multinominal coefficients, recurrence relations, generating functions, the principle of inclusionexclusion. Graph theory, including paths and connectedness, minimum length paths, Eulerian and Hamiltonian graphs, graph isomorphisms, trees, planar and nonplanar graphs.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 182 Calculus II
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Use deduction and techniques of problem solving.
2. Use Mathematical Induction.
3. Use sets, relations and Cartesian product of sets.
4. Use binary relations, equivalence relations and partial orders.
5. Use functions, injections, surjections, bijections.
6. Use the Pigeonhole principle.
7. Use the fundamental counting principle.
8. Use permutations and combinations.
9. Use probability.
10. Use permutations and combinations with unlimited repetition.
11. Use the Binomial theorem.
12. Use the Multinomial theorem.
13. Use the Principle of inclusionexclusion.
14. Use graph models.
15. Use Isomorphic, complete and bipartite graphs.
16. Use the degree of a vertex and related theorems.
17. Use walks, paths, trails, circuits of a graph.
18. Use Eulerian and Hamiltonian graphs.
19. Use planar and nonplanar graphs.
20. Use trees, spanning trees.
21. Use minimum length paths, minimum weight trees.
22. Use optimal binary trees.
23. Use generating functions.
24. Use recurrence relations and find their solutions.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 260  Applied Probability and Statistics Descriptive statistics, probability and random variables, discrete and continuous probability distributions, joint distributions, sampling distributions, confidence interval estimates, hypothesis tests on means, categorical populations, and the form of distributions, linear regression analysis on bivariate and multivariate data, single factor ANOVA, randomized block experiments, all with a strong emphasis on engineering applications and the use of statistical software to simulate, model, and analyze data.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 181 Calculus I
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Use statistical software to construct data plots and displays, interpret these.
2. Compute probabilities using the basic rules of probability.
3. Compute probabilities, means and variances of discrete and continuous random variables, and interpret these.
4. Compute probabilities, means and variances of sampling distributions, and interpret these.
5. Compute probabilities, means and covariances of joint distributions, and interpret these.
6. Perform computer simulations to investigate characteristics of probability distributions.
7. Use statistical software to check whether data meet underlying assumptions of a probability model.
8. Compute confidence interval estimates and interpret these.
9. Perform computer simulations to illustrate confidence interval estimates.
10. Perform hypothesis tests about means and interpret the results.
11. Perform hypothesis tests about categorical populations and interpret the results.
12. Perform hypothesis tests about the form of distributions and interpret the results.
13. Use statistical software to perform Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) for the Single Factor and Randomized Block experiments, and interpret the results.
14. Use statistical software to perform linear regression analysis for bivariate and multivariate data, and interpret the results.
15. Use statistical software to perform residual analysis for linear regression models, and interpret the results.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 264  Linear Algebra Linear equations and matrices, vector spaces, inner product spaces, linear independence, linear transformations. Determinants and Cramer's rule, systems of homogeneous equations, GramSchmidt process and diagonalization. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors and applications.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 182 Calculus II w/Analytic Geometry
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Solve systems of equations using GaussJordan elimination.
2. Find nontrivial solutions to homogeneous systems of equations.
3. Find the inverse of a matrix by elementary row operations.
4. Compute determinants and solve equations using Cramer's rule.
5. Define a vector space.
6. Determine if a set of vectors form a vector space.
7. Determine if a set of vectors are independent.
8. Determine if a set of vectors span a given vector space.
9. Find the dimension of a vector space and determine if a set of vectors form a basis for the space.
10. Find the dimension of the row space and column space of a matrix.
11. Find the rank of a matrix.
12. Define an inner product space.
13. Use the GramSchmidt process to generate an orthogonal and orthonormal basis for a vector space.
14. Diagonalize a matrix using eigenvalues and eigenvectors.
15. Define a linear transformation and show a given transformation is linear.
16. Represent a linear transformation by a matrix.
17. Find the range and kernel of a linear transformation.
18. Use the techniques and concepts of linear algebra in a variety of reallife applications.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 266  Introduction to Real Analysis This course provides a rigorous introduction to the concepts of axiomatics, sets, measures, functions, sequences, series, integration/differentiation and metric spaces. Emphasis will be placed on writing mathematics clearly, especially regarding proofs. Recommended for Mathematics majors or Computer Science and Engineering Science students as advised.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 281 Calculus III or permission of the instructor
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Prove one set is a subset of another.
2. Prove two sets are equal.
3. Verify that a function is onetoone and/or onto.
4. Prove theorems about the functions and inverse functions.
5. Use the principle of mathematical induction.
6. Define continuity of a function at a point.
7. Define a bound on a set.
8. Find infima and suprema of a set.
9. Identify sets as countable or uncountable.
10. Calculate the measure of a set.
11. Define the Cantor Set.
12. Define a sequence and be able to identify the following:
a. monotonicity
b. convergence
c. isolated points
d. accumulation points
e. boundedness
f. the Cauchy property
13. Define pointwise and uniform convergence for sequences of functions.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 281  Calculus III Triple integrals with cylindrical and spherical coordinates. Vector geometry and vector calculus in two and three dimensions. Calculus of multivariable functions: gradient, extrema and optimization (with and without constraints). Line and surface integrals. Green's theorem and Stokes' theorem.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 182 Calculus II
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Graph surfaces in three space.
2. Find the domain and determine continuity of a function of two or more variables.
3. Compute limits of functions of two variables.
4. Compute partial derivatives.
5. Find directional derivatives and gradients.
6. Find maxima and minima of functions of several variables.
7. Find derivatives using the multivariable chain rule.
8. Compute iterated integrals.
9. Find volume by using double integrals.
10. Find area and volume by using iterated integrals.
11. Compute triple integrals using rectangular, cylindrical and spherical coordinates.
12. Use triple integrals to solve application problems.
13. Compute line and surface integrals.
14. Use Green's Theorem and Stokes' Theorem.
15. Use LaGrange Multipliers.
16. Use graphing calculators to aid in problem solving.
17. Find scalar and vector products.
18. Use vectorvalued functions.
19. Find unit tangents and normal vectors.
20. Find equations of lines and planes in three spaces.
21. Evaluate curvature.
22. Describe the motion of a projectile using vectors.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 282  Differential Equations w/Linear Algebra First and second order differential equations. Matrices, determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, and systems of linear equations. Linear independence, the Wronskian, and differential operators. Homogeneous and nonhomogeneous linear differential equations with constant coefficients. Methods of undetermined coefficients, and variation of parameters. Systems of linear differential equations, Laplace transforms, and power series solutions.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 182 Calculus II or equivalent
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Recognize and solve first and second order differential equations.
2. Extend the methods for first and second order differential equations to nth order differential equations, where applicable.
3. Solve a system of linear equations using elementary row operations and, when it exists, the inverse matrix for the system.
4. Understand the concept of a vector space and subspace.
5. Determine if a set of vectors is linearly independent.
6. Calculate and use the Wronskian.
7. Calculate eigenvalues and find the associated eigenvectors.
8. Use eigenvalues and matrix methods to solve a system of linear differential equations.
9. Use Laplace transforms to solve nth order linear initialvalue problems and systems of linear differential equations.
10. Use power series to solve differential equations.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.





MDA 102  Medical Assisting Science Introduction to the profession of medical assisting with an emphasis on the definition of the role, education, and scope of practice of the Medical Assistant. Topics include: qualifications and duties, professional affiliation, history of medicine, ethics and professionalism, medicallegal aspects of patient care, and the role of the medical assistant in the physician's office. Physical and psychosocial changes throughout the lifespan are discussed. Orientation to effective interpersonal skills and professional patient/staff interactions. The development of selfawareness and professional identity is emphasized. The course is designated as a service learning course. This component requires completion of a service learning project to benefit the campus/community and a reflection paper, designed to promote the development of leadership, communication, team collaboration skills and professional identity.
Credits: 2 Hours 2 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. State and explain the role of the medical assistant in the ambulatory care center, including scope of practice, the importance of professional conduct within the healthcare setting, and requirements to obtain the medical assisting degree and certification as a Certified Medical Assistant through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).
2. Name and explain medicallegal aspects of patient care, including HIPAA rules and regulations.
3. State and explain various cultural differences and the skills needed to provide culturally sensitive and competent care.
4. Explain the physical and psychosocial changes which occur throughout the lifespan and the skills required to assist patients to adapt to these changes.
5. Expain basic concepts of communication, including verbal and nonverbal communication, barriers to effective communication and the methods to overcome these barriers in order to establish effective therapeutic relationships.
6. Demonstrate selfawareness and recognition of the influence of their own style of communication, values, emotions, behaviors and coping mechanisms within interpersonal relationships and the impact these have upon their personal and professional development.
7. Demonstrate ability to effectively work, communicate, and collaborate with others and ability to reflect upon personal and professional growth and development of a professional identity as a Medical Assistant through completion of a service learning project and written reflection.
8. Prepare written papers which adhere to APA style, the professional writing style of a career in the healthcare field.



MDA 104  Keyboarding and Medical Word Processing Introduction to and development of basic keyboarding skills on computer keyboards and beginning word processing. Students will have the opportunity to learn keyboarding and word processing functions and apply that knowledge to build typing speed and accuracy. Emphasis will be on application to medical correspondence, reports, and developing presentations.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prior or Concurrent: BIO 131 Human Biology, HIT 106 Medical Terminology
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Produce an errorfree document while striving to key at least 30 words per minute.
2. Understand the uses of and produce a PowerPoint presentation, and a Microsoft Word document.
3. Understand and produce errorfree, correctly formatted medical correspondence.
4. Identify and define terms and concepts related to the basic operation of computers, Internet, and demonstrate how to send, receive, and reply to email.



MDA 114L  First Aid This course focuses on the provision of basic first aid and CPR to respond to emergency situations. Emphasis is on the recognition and response to medical emergencies within the community or healthcare setting and ability of the student to successfully perform first aid/CPR skills. Course will include American Heart Association Professional Level Basic Life Support and American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid certifications, which are valid for 2 years.
This course requires additional fees for the CPR and First Aid Certification Cards.
Credits: 1 Hours 2 Laboratory Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 State an understanding of an emergency responder's role, scope of practice, and skills included in basic first aid and professional level CPR.
 Apply the principles of standard precautions to prevent the spread of bloodborne pathogens.
 Define the ethical and legal issues facing emergency medical issues, including, but not limited to: advanced directives, Good Samaritan Laws, and HIPAA compliance.
 Demonstrate proper technique for 1 and 2 rescuer CPR for infants, children, and adults, including use of an AED, following American Heart Association guidelines.
 Perform a head to toe emergency patient assessment and vital signs (blood pressure, pulse, and respirations).
 Perform first aid for a variety of basic medical emergencies following American Heart Association guidelines.


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