Richland College - Course Descriptions for DMAT

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Course Descriptions for DMAT

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DMAT 0066 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Concepts in Basic Mathematics
Prerequisite: An appropriate assessment test score.
Course Description: This course is designed to develop the skills and understanding to perform the fundamental operations on whole numbers, fractions and decimals. Topics include the base ten system, rounding, prime numbers, factors, least common multiples and conversions between decimals and fractions. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201045119


DMAT 0090 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Pre Algebra Mathematics
Prerequisite: DMAT 0066 or an appropriate assessment test score.
Course Description: This course is designed to develop an understanding of fundamental operations using integers, fractions, decimals, percentages, and perimeter and area of basic geometric figure concepts, and to strengthen basic skills in mathematics. The course is planned primarily for students who need to review basic mathematical processes. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201045119


DMAT 0305 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Developmental Mathematics
Prerequisite: An appropriate assessment test score or DMAT 0090.
Course Description: This is a course in algebra which includes operations on real numbers, polynomials, special products and factoring, and linear equations. Also covered are graphs, systems of linear equations, exponents, quadratic equations and an introduction to complex numbers. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201045119


DMAT 0310 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Intermediate Algebra
Prerequisite: An appropriate assessment test score or DMAT 0305.
Course Description: This course is a study of relations and functions with special emphasis on linear and quadratic expressions and equations, including complex solutions. Also covered are absolute value, polynomial, radical and rational expressions and equations, and linear and absolute value inequalities. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201045219



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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