Course Descriptions for Developmental Mathematics

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

Developmental Mathematics
Prerequisite Required: An appropriate assessment test score.
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 0308 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, EFC

Developmental Mathematics – Foundations
Prerequisite Required: An appropriate assessment test score.
Course Description: This course surveys a variety of mathematical topics needed to prepare students for college level statistics or quantitative reasoning, contemporary mathematics, or algebra-based courses. Topics include: numeracy with an emphasis on estimation and fluency with large numbers; evaluating expressions and formulas; rates, ratios, and proportions; percentages; solving equations; linear models; data interpretations including graphs and tables; verbal, algebraic and graphical representations of functions; and exponential models. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201045119


DMAT 0309 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Developmental Mathematics – Reasoning
Prerequisite Required: An appropriate assessment test score.
Course Description: This course surveys a variety of mathematical topics needed to prepare students for college level statistics or quantitative reasoning, contemporary mathematics, or algebra-based courses. Topics include: numeracy with an emphasis on estimation and fluency with large numbers; evaluating expressions and formulas; rates, ratios, and proportions; percentages; solving equations; linear models; data interpretations including graphs and tables; verbal, algebraic and graphical representations of functions; and exponential models. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201045119


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

Intermediate Algebra
Prerequisite Required: 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


DMAT 0407 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC, RLC

Developmental Mathematics-Statway I
Prerequisite Required: An appropriate assessment test score.
Course Description: This course covers concepts and methods of statistics with an emphasis on data collection and descriptive statistics. Topics include methods for collecting data, graphical and numerical descriptive statistics, correlation, simple linear regression, and basic concepts of probability. (4 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201045119



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.