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Intermediate Algebra

MAT 100

Extending the skills covered in MAT 098, students learn factoring, algebraic fractions, exponents, roots, radicals, and quadratic functions. Students may not use this course to satisfy mathematics requirements or mathematics electives in a program unless specifically approved by the Department of Mathematics and the department offering that program. The course satisfies an open elective at SUNY Ulster, but may not transfer to other institutions. Prerequisite: MAT 098 with a grade of C or better or equivalent course in elementary algebra or by Entering Student Assessment.

College Algebra

MAT 105

Topics in this course include complex numbers; linear and quadratic equations; absolute value and polynomial inequalities; coordinate geometry of the line and circle; linear and polynomial functions; techniques of graphing; exponential functions; and an introduction to logarithms. A scientific hand-held calculator is required. Prerequisite: MAT 100 with a grade of C or better, high school equivalent (see Guidelines for Mathematics Placement, p. 178), or by Entering Student Assessment. This course should not be taken by students who plan to take MAT 160.

Quantitative Reasoning

MAT 110

This course focuses on mathematical and statistical reasoning important for decision-making in everyday life. Students will utilize percentages, probability, mathematical modeling, and statistical thinking to solve real-life problems. Concepts are investigated through group work and class discussion in the context of medical, environmental, civic and financial scenarios. Prerequisite: MAT 095 or placement into MAT 100 or higher. Pre and/or Corequisite: Placement into COS 101 or higher.

Coll Algebra&Trigonometry

MAT 115

Topics in mathematics preparatory to MAT 160 are covered in this course. Students study linear and quadratic equations; absolute value and polynomial inequalities; coordinate geometry of the line and circle; linear and polynomial functions; techniques of graphing; exponential functions; logarithms; right triangle trigonometry; trigonometric functions of any angle; and fundamental trigonometric identities. A scientific hand-held calculator is required. Prerequisite: MAT 100 with a grade of C or better, high school equivalent (see Guidelines for Mathematics Placement), or by Entering Student Assessment.

Pre-Calculus

MAT 160

Topics in mathematics preparatory to MAT 170 are covered in this course. Students study functions (polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric), inverse functions, and conic sections. A TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator is required. Prerequisite: MAT 115 with a grade of C or better, high school equivalent (see Guidelines for Mathematics Placement), or by Entering Student Assessment.

Calculus I

MAT 170

Survey of functions; limits; the first and second derivative; definite integrals; differentiation of polynomial, exponential, and trigonometric functions; curve sketching; and other applications of the derivative are covered in this course. This is the first of a three-course sequence dealing with Calculus. A TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator is required. Prerequisite: MAT 160 with a grade of C or better or high school equivalent (see Guidelines for Mathematics Placement).

Calculus II

MAT 180

The antiderivative, techniques of integration, applications of the definite integral, approximations, improper integrals, L'Hospital's Rule, series, and sequences are covered in this course. A TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator is required. Prerequisite: MAT 170 with a grade of C or better.

Calculus III

MAT 203

Solid analytic geometry, the calculus of several variables, partial differentiation, multiple integration, and vector analysis are covered in this course, which completes the calculus sequence. A TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator is required. Prerequisite: MAT 180 with a grade of C or better.

Linear Algebra

MAT 205

A study of matrix algebra, determinants, linear transformations and their matrix representation, vector spaces, characteristic values, and vectors are covered in this course. Prerequisite: MAT 180 with a grade of C or better or by advisement.

Discrete Mathematics

MAT 206

Symbolic logic, set theory, proofs based on elementary number theory, relations, and functions are covered in this course. Corequisite: MAT 170 with a C or better or by advisement.

Elementary Statistics

MAT 211

The following topics are covered in this non calculus based course: the organization of data, central tendency and dispersion, probability, binomial and normal distribution, hypothesis testing, correlation, regression, and the Chi-square distribution. A scientific hand-held calculator is required. Prerequisite: MAT 105 or higher (excluding MAT 120, 140 and 240), or high school equivalent.

Found of Elem School Geometry

MAT 240

This course is a second semester requirement for students in the elementary education program. It emphasizes background information for the teaching of elementary school geometry. Topics include geometric shapes, spatial visualization, measurement, similarity and congruence, and transformational geometry. Students learn mathematical theory and application, and experience the role of elementary school students through a variety of classroom activities and demonstrations. Prerequisite: MAT 140 with a grade of C or better.

Fund of Electricity for Techs

MFG 102

This is an algebra-based Electricity Fundamentals course. The expected students are those in the manufacturing technician training program. Topics covered will include "What is Electricity', Ohm's Law, Watt's Law, Power and Energy Series, Parallel, and Combination Circuits, Wire Size and Ampacity, Magnetism and Inductors, Alternating Current, Capacitors, Three-phase power, Motors, and Troubleshooting. This course includes a lab component. Prerequisite(s) : MAT 115

Intro-ProgramLogic Controllers

MFG 115

This course will provide the fundamentals of a programmable logic controller(PLC). Hands-on instruction and industrial-type applications of PLC's requiring relay ladder logic control and a study of automated manufacturing and the functions of PLC's in an industrial environment will be provided. Topics include components of a PLC, memory organization, discrete I/O, numbering systems, logic gates, Boolean algebra, relay ladder logic, timers, counters, word level logic and troublshooting. 2 hrs lect. 2 hrs. lab. Prerequisite: MAT 115 or higher.

Music Theory I

MUS 101

The course includes the application of triads and their inversions, non-harmonic tones, and tonal structure diatonic harmony. The application of the principles of good voice leading will be stressed. Cadences, transposition, and basic orchestration will be introduced. Aural skills based upon the course material will be developed. Materials covered in MUS 100 will be reviewed and utilized. Prerequisite: MUS 100 or successful score in the Theory Placement Test.

Music Theory II

MUS 102

The course material covered includes a review of triads and their inversions, non-harmonic tones, and tonal structure involving diatonic harmony. More advanced use of diatonic seventh and secondary dominant chords will be applied as part of the harmonization of melodies. Other areas to be covered include modulation, contemporary music application course material, modes and more advanced compositional techniques. Prerequisite: MUS 101 or successful score in the Theory Placement Test.

Music Appreciation

MUS 105

Students in this course learn to understand music through active, perceptive listening. Identification of musical elements, media, textures, designs, and genres is stressed. Course requirements include listening assignments outside of class. No music skill or previous experience is required. This course is not intended for music majors.

College Chorus

MUS 107

Students in the College Chorus gain experience in the study and performance of choral music repertoire representing diverse genres, styles periods, and cultures. Emphasis is placed on developing the vocal instrument and building choral music performance, ear training, and music reading skills. The College Chorus performs three or four public concerts each semester and is open to all students, faculty, staff, and persons in the community. College Chorus may be repeated for credit and may be elected without credit.

Vocal Ensemble

MUS 111

Students in the Vocal Ensemble, in contrast to the College Chorus, gain experience in the study and performance of small ensemble repertoire representing diverse genres, style periods, and cultures. The music studied ranges from Renaissance to Jazz, from Baroque to Broadway, as well as popular and folk. Emphasis is placed on developing the vocal instrument and choral music performance and ear training skills. The Vocal Ensemble performs three or four public concerts each semester and is open to all students, faculty, staff, and persons in the community by audition and instructor recommendation. Vocal Ensemble may be repeated for credit and may be elected without credit.

Jazz Ensemble

MUS 114

Students in the Jazz Ensemble gain experience in the study and performance of varied styles of jazz literature. The class will perform one or two public concerts each semester. Throughout the semester students learn rehearsal and performance skills and some techniques of jazz performance and improvisation. The Jazz Ensemble is open to all students, faculty, staff, and persons in the community who can demonstrate advanced proficiency either by audition or resume.


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