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Catalog of Mathematics Courses (20142015)
HawCC Schedule of Math Classes: Spring 2015, Fall 2014 

Math 1A — Basic Mathematics A (1 credit hr.) Student Learning Outcomes: (1) (2) (3) (4) PreReq: Placement in Math 1 & CoReq: Math 1B and Math 1C and Math 1D
Students will review the procedures used to solve problems involving whole numbers. Covers
addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers; exponential notation; and
order of operations. Other topics included are estimations, factorization, divisibility,
and determining least common multiples.
Math 1B — Basic Mathematics B (1 credit hr.)
PreReq: Placement in Math 1 & CoReq: Math 1A and Math 1C and Math 1D
Students will review the procedures used to solve problems involving fractions. Covers addition,
subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions; concepts of fractions; order; exponentiation;
and order of operations.
Math 1C — Basic Mathematics C (1 credit hr.)
PreReq: Placement in Math 1 & CoReq: Math 1A and Math 1B and Math 1D
Students will review the procedures used to solve problems involving decimals. Covers addition,
subtraction, multiplication, and division of decimals; concepts of decimals; rounding decimals;
converting fractions to decimals; converting decimals to fractions; and order of operations.
Math 1D — Basic Mathematics D (1 credit hr.)
PreReq: Placement in Math 1 & CoReq: Math 1A and Math 1B and Math 1C
Students will review the procedures used to solve problems involving ratio and proportion and percents.
Math 22 — PreAlgebra Mathematics (4 credit hrs.) PreReq: "C" or better in Math 1ABCD, or placement in Math 22
Designed to prepare students for an elementary algebra course as well as various technical math courses.
Topics include: operations with integers and rational numbers, use of variables, algebraic expressions, the process
of solving single and multistep equations, introduction to graphing linear equations, ratios, proportions, and percents.
Optional topics may include geometry, mensuration, and polynomials.
Math 24 — Elementary Algebra I (3 credit hrs.) PreReq: "C" or better in Math 22 or placement in Math 24 This course is the first half of a standard one year course in elementary algebra.
Topics to be covered include the concept of a variable, evaluating expressions, and simple algebraic modeling.
Students will solve and graph linear equations and inequalities.
Math 25 — Elementary Algebra II (4 credit hrs. / 5 class hrs.) PreReq: "C" or better in Math 24
This course is the second half of a standard one year course in elementary algebra.
Topics to be covered include polynomials, solutions and graphs of quadratic equations,
rational expressions and equations, and radical expressions and equations.
Math 26 — Elementary Algebra (5 credit hrs.) PreReq: "B" or better in Math 22 or placement in Math 26
Topics include: operations with real numbers, linear equations and inequalities in one variable, polynomials,
factoring, rational numbers and rational expressions, linear equations and inequalities in two variables, linear
systems of equations and inequalities in two variables, roots and radicals, and quadratic equations.
Math 27 — Intermediate Algebra (3 credit hrs.) PreReq: "C" or better in Math 25 or Math 26, or placement in Math 27
Reviews real numbers, polynomials, algebraic functions, firstdegree equations and inequalities.
Studies quadratic equations, exponents, radicals and rational expressions and equations,
complex numbers, graphing equations and inequalities in two variables, systems of equations in
two and three variable, applications of first and second degree equations and an introduction to
functions.
Math 50 — Technical Mathematics I (3 credit hrs.) PreReq: "C" or better in Math 1ABCD, or placement in Math 50
An applied mathematics course that includes an integration of topics in arithmetic, algebra,
geometry, tables and graphs, and problemsolving.
Math 50H — Technical Math for Culinary Arts (3 credit hrs.) PreReq: "C" or better in Math 1ABCD, or placement in Math 50H
Designed to develop the knowledge and skill of mathematics that are necessary for the Culinary Arts Program.
Related instruction in the fundamentals of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions, and
percent to food trades problems. Topics include mensuration, converting recipes, price markup, food
cost problems, and preparation of various business forms related to the food industry.
Math 51 — Algebra Topics for Electricity (3 credit hrs.) PreReq: "C" or better in Math 22, or Placement in Math 51
Application of algebraic principles in solving practical problems concerning simple DC circuits. Topics
will include Ohm's Law, series, parallel, and combination circuits, power and efficiency.
Math 55 — Technical Mathematics II (13 credit hrs. / variable hrs.) PreReq: Math 50
Advanced topics in technical mathematics including applications of algebra, geometry, and/or
numerical trigonometry to shop problems. May be repeated for credit, provided that a
different topic is studied.
Math 66 — Trig & Algebraic Topics for Drafting and Electronics (4 credit hrs.) PreReq: "C" or better in Math 22 or placement in Math 24
A course covering the fundamental concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry;
including application problems.
Math 100 — Survey of Mathematics (3 credit hrs.) PreReq: A grade of "C" or better in Math 25 or Math 26, or placement in Math 100; and completion of Eng 21 or Eng 22 or ESL 15 or placement in Eng 100 or or placement in Eng 102
Designed to acquaint nonscience majors with mathematical reasoning and problem solving, and to
expose students to the power and utility of mathematics through its relationship to the world.
Foundation topics covered are problem solving, elementary logic, and numerations systems; additional
topics may include one or more of the following areas: algebra, business math, counting theory, geometry,
probability, statistics, and voting methods. Proofs and historical perspectives are included as appropriate.
Math 103 — College Algebra (3 credit hrs.) renumbered as Math 110 (see below) Math 110 — College Algebra (3 credit hrs.) [Formerly Math 103] PreReq: "C" or better in Math 27, or placement in Math 110; and "C" or better in Eng 21 or placement in Eng 102
A continuation from Intermediate Algebra. Topics of study include algebraic equations and inequalities, absolute
value, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions, conic sections, systems of equations and inequalities,
matrices and determinants. Additional topics may include sequences and series, combinatorics, probability and/or
mathematical induction.
Math 115 — Statistics (3 credit hrs.) PreReq: "C" or better in Math 25 or Math 26, or placement in Math 100, and "C" or better in Eng 21 or placement in Eng 102
Presents basic introduction to topics in statistics including descriptive statistics, elementary
probability theory, normal and binomial distribution, and methods of statistical inference.
Emphasis is on interpretation and application.
Math 120 — Trigonometry for Surveying (4 credit hrs.) PreReq: "C" or better in Math 25 or Math 26, or placement in Math 120
Designed for students in FOREST Team and related careers. Application of trigonometry
to surveying. Topics included are solving right triangles to find angle measures and
lengths of sides; specifying directions (finding bearings and azimuths to plot surveys);
converting between bearings and azimuths; computing precision; using Law of Sines and Law
of Cosines to find the measures of angles and lengths of sides of oblique triangles; computing
areas of triangles and other polygonal regions using geometric and trigonometric formulas,
computing, correcting and balancing latitude and departure, computing error of closure, and
finding the coordinates of the survey.
Math 135 — PreCalculus Mathematics: Elementary Functions (3 credit hrs.) PreReq: "C" or better in Math 27 or placement in Math 135
Functions and relations, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions;
matrices, sequences and series. Instruction will be given on the use of appropriate technology
to facilitate conceptual understanding of functions (numerically, graphically, symbolically, and verbally).
Properties of trigonometric functions; analytical geometry, polar coordinates, conic sections, and vectors.
Math 205 — Calculus I (4 credit hrs. / 5 class hrs.) PreReq: "C" or better in Math 104 or Math 104G, or placement in Math 205 Basic concepts of differentiation and integration with applications.
Math 206 — Calculus II (4 credit hrs. / 5 class hrs.) PreReq: "C" or better in Math 205
The second course in the calculus sequence, which focuses on techniques of integration and on integrals
of specific functions, and their applications. Explores infinite series.


