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(See Developmental Mathematics also. Supplementary instruction in mathematics is available through the learning center.)

The following MATH courses meet the requirements for Core Curriculum EXCEPT: MATH 1370, POFT 1321, TECM 1303, TECM 1317, TECM 1341 and TECM 1349.

MATH 1314 is a 3 credit hour lecture course. MATH 1414 is a 4 credit hour lecture course. Either course will meet degree requirements. A student may receive credit for MATH 1314 or MATH 1414 but not both.


MATH 1314 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

College Algebra
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: Two years of high school algebra and an appropriate assessment test score or Developmental Mathematics 0099 or Developmental Mathematics 0093.
Course Description: This course is study of relations and functions including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and special functions. Other topics may include complex numbers, systems of equations and inequalities, theory of equations, progressions, the binomial theorem, matrices and determinants, mathematical reasoning skills, sequences and series, and applications. This course is cross-listed as Math 1414. The student may register for either Math 1314 or Math 1414, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015419

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 1316 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

Plane Trigonometry
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: MATH 1314 or MATH 1414 or equivalent.
Course Description: This course is a study of angular measures, trigonometric functions, identities, solutions of triangles, equations, inverse trigonometric functions, complex numbers, and applications. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015319

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 1324 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

Mathematics for Business and Economics
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: Two years of high school algebra and an appropriate assessment test score or Developmental Mathematics 0099 or Developmental Mathematics 0093.
Course Description: Topics from college algebra (linear equations, quadratic equations, functions and graphs, inequalities), mathematics of finance (simple and compound interest, annuities), linear programming, matrices, systems of linear equations, applications to management, economics, and business. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2703015219

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

Business Calculus and Applications I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: MATH 1324, MATH 1314 or MATH 1414.
Course Description: Limits and continuity, derivatives, graphing and optimization, exponential and logarithmic functions, antiderivatives, integration, applications to management, economics, and business. This course is cross-listed as Math 1425. The student may register for either Math 1325 or Math 1425, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2703015319

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 1332 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

College Mathematics I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: Two years of high school algebra and an appropriate assessment test score or Developmental Mathematics 0099 or Developmental Mathematics 0093.
Course Description: Designed for liberal arts students, this course includes the study of sets, logic, sets of numbers, and mathematical systems. Additional topics will be selected from mathematics of finance, introduction to computers, introduction to statistics, and introduction to matrices. Recreational and historical aspects of selected topics are also included. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015119

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 1333 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC.

College Mathematics II
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: Two years of high school algebra and an appropriate assessment test score or Developmental Mathematics 0099 or Developmental Mathematics 0093.
Course Description: Designed for liberal arts students, this course includes the study of algebra, linear programming, permutations, combinations, probability, and geometry. Recreational and historical aspects of selected topics are also included. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015119

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 1348 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC.

Analytic Geometry
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: MATH 1316 or equivalent.
Course Description: This course is a study of the real numbers, distance, the straight line, conics, transformation of coordinates, polar coordinates, parametric equations, and three-dimensional space. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015519

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 1350 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

Teaching Mathematics in Elementary and Middle School I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: Math 1314 or Math 1414 or the equivalent.
Course Description: Concepts of sets, functions, numeration systems, number theory, and properties of the natural numbers, integers, rational, and real number systems with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. This course is designed specifically for students who seek elementary and/or middle grade teacher certification. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015619

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 1351 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

Teaching Mathematics in Elementary and Middle School II
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: MATH 1350.
Course Description: Concepts of geometry, probability, and statistics, as well as applications of the algebraic properties of real numbers to concepts of measurement with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. This course is designed specifically for students who seek elementary and/or middle grade teacher certification. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701016019

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 1370 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC.

Business Calculus and Applications II
This is a Unique Need Course.
Prerequisite: MATH 1325 or MATH 1425.
Course Description: This course includes applications of differential equations, functions of several variables, least squares modeling, multiple integrals, and infinite series. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 0502027325


MATH 1414 is a 4 credit hour lecture course. MATH 1314 is a 3 credit hour lecture course. Either course will meet degree requirements. A student may receive credit for MATH 1414 or MATH 1314 but not for both.


MATH 1414 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC.

College Algebra
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: Two years of high school algebra and an appropriate assessment score or Developmental Mathematics 0099 or Developmental Mathematics 0093.
Course Description: This course is study of relations and functions including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and special functions. Other topics may include complex numbers, systems of equations and inequalities, theory of equations, progressions, the binomial theorem, matrices and determinants, mathematical reasoning skills, sequences and series, and applications. This course is cross-listed as Math 1314. The student may register for either Math 1414 or Math 1314, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (4 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015419

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 1425 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, NLC, RLC.

Business Calculus and Applications I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: MATH 1324, MATH 1314 or MATH 1414.
Course Description: Limits and continuity, derivatives, graphing and optimization, exponential and logarithmic functions, antiderivatives, integration, applications to management, economics, and business. This course is cross-listed as Math 1325. The student may register for either Math 1425 or Math 1325, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (4 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2703015319

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 2305 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, RLC.

Discrete Mathematics
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 2513 and an introductory programming course.
Course Description: This course is a study of sets, algebraic structures (relations, functions, groups, and Boolean Algebra), combinatorics, graphs, logic, mathematical induction, algorithms, and applications to computing devices. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2705015119

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 2315 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

Calculus III
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: MATH 2414 or equivalent.
Course Description: This course is a study of topics in vector calculus, functions of several variables, and multiple integrals, with applications. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015919

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 2318 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, NLC, RLC.

Linear Algebra
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 2513 or equivalent.
Course Description: This course is a study of matrices, linear equations, dot products, cross products, geometrical vectors, determinants, n-dimensional space, quadratic forms, eigen values and eigen vectors, and linear transformations. This course is cross-listed as Math 2418. The student may register for either Math 2318 or Math 2418, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701016119

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 2320 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, NLC, RLC.

Differential Equations
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 2414 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This course is a study of ordinary differential equations, including linear equations, systems of equations, equations with variable coefficients, existence and uniqueness of solutions, series solutions, singular points, transform methods, boundary value problems, and applications. This course is cross-listed as Math 2420. The student may register for either Math 2320 or Math 2420, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2703015119

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 2321 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC.

Differential Equations and Linear Algebra
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: MATH 2414 or approval of instructor.
Course Description: This course emphasizes solution techniques. Ordinary differential equations, vector spaces, linear transformations, matrix vector algebra, eigenvectors, Laplace Transform, and systems of equations. This course is cross-listed as Math 2421. The student may register for either Math 2321 or Math 2421, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015719

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 2342 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

Introductory Statistics
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: Two years of high school algebra and an appropriate assessment test score or Developmental Mathematics 0093 or Developmental Mathematics 0099.
Course Description: This course is a study of the presentation and interpretation of data, probability, sampling, correlation and regression, analysis of variance and the use of statistical software. This course is cross-listed as MATH 2442. The student may register for either M ATH 2342 or MATH 2442, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2705015119

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 2412 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

Precalculus Mathematics
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: MATH 1316.
Course Description: This course consists of the study of algebraic and trigonometric topics including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions and their graphs. Conic sections, polar coordinates, and other topics of analytic geometry will be included. (4 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015819

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 2414 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

Calculus II
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: MATH 2513 or equivalent.
Course Description: This course is a study of techniques of integration, polar coordinates, parametric equations, topics in vector calculus, sequences, series, indeterminate forms, and partial differentiation with applications. (4 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015919

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 2418 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, NLC, RLC.

Linear Algebra
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 2513 or equivalent.
Course Description: This course is a study of matrices, linear equations, dot products, cross products, geometrical vectors, determinants, n-dimensional space, quadratic forms, eigen values and eigen vectors, and linear transformations. This course is cross –listed as MATH 2318. The student may register for either MATH 2318 or MATH 2418, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (4 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701016119

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 2420 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, NLC, RLC.

Differential Equations
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 2414 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This course is a study of ordinary differential equations, including linear equations, systems of equations, equations with variable coefficients, existence and uniqueness of solutions, series solutions, singular points, transform methods, boundary value problems, and applications. This course is cross-listed as Math 2320. The student may register for either Math 2420 or Math 2320, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (4 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2703015119

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 2421 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC.

Differential Equations and Linear Algebra
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: MATH 2414 or approval of instructor.
Course Description: This course emphasizes solution techniques. Ordinary differential equations, vector spaces, linear transformations, matrix vector algebra, eigenvectors, Laplace Transform, and systems of equations. This course is cross-listed as Math 2321. The student may register for either Math 2421 or Math 2321, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (4 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015719

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 2442 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, NLC, RLC.

Introductory Statistics
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: Two years of high school algebra and an appropriate test scores or Developmental Mathematics 0093 or Developmental Mathematics 0099.
Course Description: This course is a study of the presentation and interpretation of data, probability, sampling, correlation and regression, analysis of variance and the use of statistical software. This course is cross-listed as MATH 2342. The student may register for either MATH 2442 or MATH 2342, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (4 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2705015119

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 2513 (5 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

Calculus I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: MATH 2412 or MATH 1348 or equivalent.
Course Description: This course is a study of limits, continuity, derivatives, and integrals of algebraic and transcendental functions, with applications. (5 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015919

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four year colleges and universities.

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