Richland College - Course Descriptions for Developmental Mathematics

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Course Descriptions for Developmental Mathematics

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DMAT 0066 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, 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 0091 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

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


DMAT 0093 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at CVC, ECC, NLC

Intermediate Algebra
Prerequisite: One year of high school algebra and an appropriate assessment test score or DMAT 0091.
Course Description: This is a course in a study of relations and functions, inequalities, factoring, polynomials, rational expressions and quadratics with an introduction to complex numbers, exponential and logarithmic functions, determinants and matrices, and sequences and series. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201045219


DMAT 0097 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC, RLC

Algebra Fundamentals I
Prerequisite: DMAT 0096 or 0090 or an appropriate assessment test score.
Course Description: This is a course in introductory algebra which includes operations on real numbers, polynomials, special products and factoring, and linear equations. Also covered are graphs, systems of linear equations and simple exponents. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201045119


DMAT 0098 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC, RLC

Algebra Fundamentals II
Prerequisite: One year of high school algebra and an appropriate assessment test score or DMAT 0097 or DMAT 0091.
Course Description: This course is a course in beginning algebra which includes rational expressions, inequalities and quadratic equations. Also included are properties of real numbers, the straight line, absolute value equations and advanced factoring. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201045119


DMAT 0099 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Algebra Fundamentals III
Prerequisite: One year of high school algebra and an appropriate assessment test score or DMAT 0098.
Course Description: This is a course in intermediate algebra which further develops rational expressions. Also covered are roots, exponents, radicals, quadratic inequalities, relations, functions and graphs, and systems of non-linear equations. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201045219


DMAT 0305 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Developmental Mathematics
Prerequisite: An appropriate assessment test score or DMAT 0090 or DMAT 0097.
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. (This course may be offered in a variety of modalities, up to 96 contacts hours.) (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201045119


DMAT 0310 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Intermediate Algebra
Prerequisite: An appropriate assessment test score or DMAT 0098 or DMAT 0091 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. (This course may be offered in a variety of modalities, up to 64 contacts hours.) (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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