College of Applied Science and Technology

Technical Math

Technical Math Certificate (11 credit hours)

This certificate, requiring a minimum of 11 credit hours, is designed to develop technical mathematics knowledge and the ability to apply this knowledge in an industrial setting. At least 6 of the 11 credit hours must be taken through the College of Applied Science and Technology with a grade point average of 2.5. The granting of this certificate does not require the completion of a degree.


Technical Mathematics Courses

2030:130 Mathematics for Allied Health (3 credits)
Prequisite: Placement Test.

The real number system, systems of measurement, conversions, linear equations, factoring, quadratic equations, graphing, linear systems, organizing data, averages, standard deviation, the normal distribution.

2030:151 Technical Math I (2 credits)

Prerequisite: Placement Test.

Fundamental concepts and operations, functions, graphs, factoring and algebraic fractions, variation, and quadratic equations.

2030:152 Technical Math II (2 credits)

Prerequisite: 151 with a grade of C- or better or placement test.

Trigonometric functions, systems of linear equations, determinants, trigonometric functions of any angle, the straight line, radians, the j-operator.

2030:153 Technical Math III (2 credits)

Prerequisite 2030:152 or equivalent with a grade of C- or better or placement test.

Complex fractions, exponents and radicals, binomial theorem, exponential and logarithmic functions. Arithmetic and geometric sequences, series optional.

2030:154 Technical Math IV (3 credits)

Prerequisite: 153 or equivalent with a grade of C- or better of placement test.

Graphs of trigonometric functions, complex numbers in polar form, trigonometric identities and equations, higher degree equations, analytic geometry of the straight line and conic sections.

2030:161 Mathematics for Modern Technology (4 credits)

Prerequisite: 151 with a grade of C- or better or placement by advisor.

Numeration systems. Analytical geometry of the straight line, linear system. Matrices and matrix methods, determinants. Sets and logic. Probability and statistics. Math of finance.

2030:255 Technical Calculus I (3 credits)
Prerequisite 2030:154 or equivalent with a grade of C- or better or placement test.

The derivative, applications of the derivative, derivatives of the trigonometric, logarithmic, and exponential functions. Integration by antidifferentiation.

2030:260 Advanced Trignometry (2 credits)

Prerequisite 2030:153 or equivalent with a grade of C- or better or placement test

Horizontal circular curves, vertical curves, and spherical triangles.

2030:345 Technical Data Analysis (2 credits)

Prerequisite 2030:154 or equivalent with a grade of C- or better or placement test.

Data summarization including graphic presentation, numerical measures, introduction to probability, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Computer usage incorporated. For College of Applied Science and Technology students only.

2030:356 Technical Calculus II (3 credits)

Prerequisite 2030:255 or equivalent with a grade of C- or better.

Methods and applications of integration, first and second order differential equations, series expansion. Laplace transforms, partial derivatives, and double integrals.

2030:361 Applied Cryptography (3 credits)

Prerequisite 2030:154

Symmetric cryptography, modular arithmetic, stream and block cipers, random numbers, Advance Encryption Standard, public-key cryptography, key exchange, digital signatures, hash functions, message authentication.

2030:480 ADV T: Technical Mathematics (2 credits)

Prerequisite 2030:255 or equivalent with a grade of C- or better, or placement test.

Matrices, Introduction to Series, Partial Derivatives, Least Squares Adjustments, Topics in Astronomy, and Coordinate Systems.

2030:290 Special Topics: Associate Studies Mathematics (1-4 credits)

Prerequisite permission. (May be repeated with a change in topic.)

Selected topics on subject areas of interest in associate studies)