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Mathematics Minor

Lower Division Requirements

MAT245 Analytical Geometry & Calculus I

MAT245 Analytical Geometry & Calculus I

Basic concepts of analytical geometry, limits and derivatives, differentials and rates, integration, definite and indefinite integrals, differentiation of logarithmic and exponential functions. Prerequisite: MAT 135, 145, EGR 182, or sufficient SAT, ACT or math placement exam scores and appropriate high school mathematics background. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Summer 2015 MAT245-A A Thomas, Bradley G 05/04/2015 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM James Complex
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Fall 2015 MAT245-A A Cordero, Ricardo J. 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7:00 AM - 7:45 AM TBA
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Fall 2015 MAT245-D D Hernandez, Lisa 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:45 AM - 9:30 AM TBA
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Fall 2015 MAT245-E E Hernandez, Lisa 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
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Fall 2015 MAT245-B B Cordero, Ricardo J. 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7:45 AM - 8:30 AM TBA
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Fall 2015 MAT245-C C Cordero, Ricardo J. 09/08/2015 Thursday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Mission Hall
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MAT250 Modelng & Apps of Calculus

MAT250 Modelng & Apps of Calculus

The study of symbolic languages, such as Mathematics, Maple, and MatLAB, for the use and application in Calculus and modeling courses. Prerequisite: MAT 245. (2 units; Spring)

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MAT255 Anlytical Geometry & Calculus II

MAT255 Anlytical Geometry & Calculus II

Continued study and applications of integration: volumes, lengths, surface of revolution; derivatives and integrals involving trigonometric functions, indefinite series, expansion of functions, hyperbolic functions, law of the mean, indeterminate forms, partial fractions, polar coordinates, and conic sections. Prerequisite: MAT 245. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 MAT255-A A Thomas, Bradley G 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:45 AM - 9:30 AM TBA
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Fall 2015 MAT255-B B Thomas, Bradley G 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
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Fall 2015 MAT255-C C Thomas, Bradley G 09/08/2015 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall
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Fall 2015 MAT255-D D Thomas, Bradley G 09/08/2015 Tuesday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
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(Note: PHY 214/214L & PHY 224/224L are recommended electives and may also fulfill general education requirements.)

Upper Division Requirements

MAT313 Mathematical Proofs/Structures

MAT313 Mathematical Proofs/Structures

A study of various methods of proofs and mathematical structures covering logic, universal and existential quantifiers, sets, functions, and selected topics in discrete mathematics, linear algebra, abstract algebra, and real analysis. This is a bridge course to abstract mathematics and should be taken prior to or concurrently with courses in linear or abstract algebra, and real or complex analysis. Prerequisite: MAT 245. (3 units, Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 MAT313-A A Hernandez, Lisa 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
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MAT343 Multivariable Calculus

MAT343 Multivariable Calculus

Study and applications of vector analysis, partial differentiation, multiple integration, Jacobians, theorems of Green and Stokes, and divergence theorem. Prerequisite: MAT 255. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 MAT343-A A Pankowski, Franciszek 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7:00 AM - 7:45 AM TBA
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Fall 2015 MAT343-B B Pankowski, Franciszek 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7:45 AM - 8:30 AM TBA
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MAT333 Complex Variables

MAT333 Complex Variables

Structure of complex numbers and their functions, analytic, harmonic, and elementary functions, residue theory, and conformal mapping. Prerequisite: MAT 313. (3 units; Spring even years)

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MAT443 Advanced Calculus

MAT443 Advanced Calculus

An introduction to real analysis and topology covering the completeness of the real numbers, sequences, limits, continuity, uniform continuity, Riemann integrability, topology of the real numbers, topological spaces, connectedness, compactness, and metric spaces. Prerequisite: MAT 313. (3 units; Spring)

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MAT403 Linear Algebra

MAT403 Linear Algebra

Vector spaces; matrices, rank and systems of linear equations; linear transformation; similarity and diagonalization theorems; eigenvectors and eigenvalues. Prerequisite: MAT 313. (3 units; Spring)

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MAT413 Differential Equations

MAT413 Differential Equations

Methods of solution of ordinary differential equations with some applications to geometry and physics. Prerequisite: MAT 255. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 MAT413-A A Pankowski, Franciszek 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
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Three (3) additional upper-division units in mathematics