# Course Coordinators

- MATH 100 - Mathematical IdeasDr. Olaf Hansen
**Units:**3

Basic mathematical concepts such as logic, number theory, number systems, algebra, geometry, functions, graphs, counting methods, probability, and statistics together with related cultural and historical perspectives. Applications of mathematics will be emphasized.

*May not be taken for credit by students who received credit for:**GEM 100.**Enrollment Restrictions:**For students matriculating prior to Fall 2018, enrollment restricted to students who have completed the Entry Level Mathematics (ELM) requirement. For students matriculating in Fall 2018 or later, enrollment is restricted to students in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Placement Categories I or II, or who have completed MATH 101, MATH 105 or ESM 105 with a grade of C (2.0) or better, or who have completed ESM 104 with a grade of B- (2.7) or better.**Satisfies GE area:**B4* - MATH 105 - College Supported AlgebraDr. Marshall Whittlesey
**Units:**3

Covers college algebra with integrated review of intermediate algebra. Includes graphs, equations, inequalities, and functions (linear, polynomial, rational, root, exponential, logarithmic).

*May not be taken for credit by students who received credit for:**MATH 125 or MATH 126. Also offered as ESM 105, and equivalent to MATH 115; students may receive credit for only one of the courses.**Enrollment Restrictions:**For students who matriculated prior to Fall 2018: Enrollment restricted to students who have completed the Entry Level Mathematics (ELM) requirement.**For students matriculating in Fall 2018 or later: Enrollment restricted to students in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Placement Categories I, II or III, or who have completed MATH 101 with a grade of C (2.0) or better or ESM 104 with a grade of B- (2.7) or better.**Corequisite(s):*MATH 5.*Satisfies GE area:**B4* - MATH 115 - College AlgebraDr. Marshall Whittlesey with Lead Jayson Wiestling
**Units:**3

Equations and inequalities, functions, graphs, polynomials, exponential and logarithmic functions, conics, sequences and series, counting principles, binomial theorem, and systems of linear equations.*Note: Students who enter CSUSM in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Placement Categories IV and who have completed MATH 101 with a grade of C (2.0) or better should take MATH 105 instead of this course.**Cross-listed:**Equivalent to**ESM 105 and MATH 105; students may only receive credit for one of the courses.**Enrollment Restrictions:**For students matriculating prior to Fall 2018: enrollment is restricted to students who have completed the Entry-Level Mathematics (ELM) requirement. For students matriculating in Fall 2018 or later: enrollment is restricted to students in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Placement Categories I and II, or who have completed MATH 101 with a grade of C (2.0) or better.**Satisfies GE area:**B4* - MATH 125 - Pre-CalculusDr. Mike Picollelli
**Units:**4

Designed for students preparing to take MATH 160. Equations and inequalities, functions, graphs, polynomial and rational functions, trigonometric functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of linear equations, conics, sequences and series, and the binomial theorem.*Students who have received credit for MATH 105 or MATH 115 may earn only three (3) credits toward graduation.**Cross-listed:**MATH 125 and MATH 126 are cross-listed. Students may not receive credit for both.**Enrollment Restrictions:**For students matriculating prior to Fall 2018, enrollment is restricted to students who have completed the Entry-Level Mathematics (ELM) requirement.*

For students matriculating in Fall 2018 or later, enrollment is restricted to students in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Placement Categories I or II, or who have completed MATH 105 with a grade of C (2.0) or better.*Satisfies GE area:**B4* - MATH 132 - Survey of CalculusDr. Olaf Hansen with Lead Gina Sanders
**Units:**4

Designed for students preparing to take MATH 160. Equations and inequalities, functions, graphs, polynomial and rational functions, trigonometric functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of linear equations, conics, sequences and series, and the binomial theorem.*Students who have received credit for MATH 105 or MATH 115 may earn only three (3) credits toward graduation.**Cross-listed:**MATH 125 and MATH 126 are cross-listed. Students may not receive credit for both.**Enrollment Restrictions:**For students matriculating prior to Fall 2018, enrollment is restricted to students who have completed the Entry-Level Mathematics (ELM) requirement.*

For students matriculating in Fall 2018 or later, enrollment is restricted to students in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Placement Categories I or II, or who have completed MATH 105 with a grade of C (2.0) or better.*Satisfies GE area:**B4* - MATH 142 - Basic StatisticsDr. Olaf Hansen
**Units:**3

Covers types of data; descriptive statistics; types of studies; probability and sampling distributions; statistical inference; correlation and linear regression; chi-square, t-tests, and F-test; interpretation of the relevance of the statistical findings. Includes the application of technology for statistical analysis from disciplines including business, social sciences, psychology, life science, health science, and education.*Enrollment Restrictions:**For students matriculating prior to Fall 2018, enrollment is restricted to students who have completed the Entry-Level Mathematics (ELM) requirement. For students matriculating in Fall 2018 or later, enrollment is restricted to students in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Placement Categories I and II, or who have completed MATH 101 or MATH 105 with a grade of C (2.0) or better.* - MATH 160 - Calculus with Applications, IDr. Mike Picollelli
**Units:**5

Differential and integral calculus of functions of one variable: analytic geometry, limits, continuity, derivatives, analysis of curves, integrals, and applications; algebraic, trigonometric, logarithmic, and exponential functions; and historical perspectives.*Prerequisite(s):**A passing score on the math placement test; or MATH 125 or MATH 126 with a grade of C (2.0) or better.**Satisfies GE area:**B4* - MATH 162 - Calculus with Applications, IIDr. Badal Joshi
**Units:**4

A continuation of differential and integral calculus: inverse trigonometric and hyperbolic functions, integration methods, indeterminate forms, coordinate systems, planes and lines in space, sequences and series, applications, and historical perspectives. Includes a laboratory experience using either computers or graphing calculators.*Prerequisite(s):**MATH 160 with a grade of C (2.0) or better.* - MATH 200 - Mathematical Statistics for NursingDr. Olaf Hansen
**Units:**3

Introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics and basic probability theory. Focuses on examples from life and health sciences. Includes histograms, stem- and dotplots, measuring center and spread, scatterplots, correlation, regression, two-way tables, parameter estimation, confidence intervals, t-test, and chi-square test. Introduces discrete and continuous probability model, random variables, normal, binomial, and Poisson distribution, and basic counting principles. Provides the necessary properties of exponential and logarithmic functions.

*Enrollment Restrictions:**For NURS students in Math/Quant Reasoning Placement Categories I or II, or who have completed**MATH 101 or MATH 105 with a grade of C (2.0) or better (or NURS students who have completed Entry-Level Mathematics (ELM) prior to Fall 2018).**Satisfies GE area:**B4* - MATH 210 - Math for K-8 Teachers I: Number SenseDr. Shahed Sharif
**Units:**3

Introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics and basic probability theory. Focuses on examples from life and health sciences. Includes histograms, stem- and dotplots, measuring center and spread, scatterplots, correlation, regression, two-way tables, parameter estimation, confidence intervals, t-test, and chi-square test. Introduces discrete and continuous probability model, random variables, normal, binomial, and Poisson distribution, and basic counting principles. Provides the necessary properties of exponential and logarithmic functions.

*Enrollment Restrictions:**For NURS students in Math/Quant Reasoning Placement Categories I or II, or who have completed**MATH 101 or MATH 105 with a grade of C (2.0) or better (or NURS students who have completed Entry-Level Mathematics (ELM) prior to Fall 2018).**Satisfies GE area:**B4* - MATH 212 - Math for Teachers II: Geometry, Measurement, and ReasoningDr. Shahed Sharif
**Units:**3

Designed to reinforce mathematical concepts for those teaching in grades K-8. Emphasis on patterns and functional relationships; geometric concepts in two- and three-dimensional space: points, lines, planes, curves, triangles, convex figures, parallelism, congruence, similarity, symmetry, perimeter, area, and volume; problem-solving strategies; appropriate use of technology; and historical/cultural perspectives.

*Credit may not be counted toward the mathematics major.**Enrollment Restrictions:**Enrollment restricted to students who have completed the Entry-Level Mathematics (ELM) requirement.**Prerequisite(s):**MATH 210 with a grade of C (2.0) or better.**Satisfies GE area:**B4* - MATH 242 - Introduction to StatisticsDr. David Chien
**Units:**3

Introduces basic concepts of probability theory such as sample space, discrete, and continuous probability models, counting principles, random variables, conditional probability, discrete probability distributions, normal probability distribution, joint and marginal distributions. Subjects in statistics include types of data, measures of central tendency and variations, visualizing data, tests for normality, sampling distribution, central limit theorem, hypothesis tests for means and proportions, correlation, and regression. May include computer software such as Excel, Minitab, or courseware.

*Enrollment Restrictions:**For students matriculating prior to Fall 2018, enrollment is restricted to students who have completed the Entry-Level Mathematics (ELM) requirement. For students matriculating in Fall 2018 or later, enrollment is restricted to students in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Placement Categories I and II, or who have completed MATH 105 with a grade of C (2.0) or better.**Enrollment Requirement(s):**MATH 105 or MATH 115 with a grade of C (2.0) or better, or an equivalent (or more advanced) course.* - MATH 264 - Introduction to Linear AlgebraDr. Hanson Smith
**Units:**3

Covers systems of linear equations, matrix algebra, determinants, linear transformations, vector spaces and subspaces, linear independence, bases, dimension, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, and applications.

*Prerequisite(s):**MATH 162 with a grade of C (2.0) or better.* - MATH 270 - Basic Discrete MathematicsDr. David Chien
**Units:**3

Exposure to fundamental discrete mathematical skills and knowledge: basic logic and applications in computer science, methods of proof, functions, relations, set, basic counting techniques, graphs, trees, and applications in computer science.

*Prerequisite(s):**MATH 160 with a grade of C (2.0) or better.* - MATH 311 - Mathematics for K-8 Teachers III: Algebra, Probability, Statistics, and
Data AnalysisDr. Shahed Sharif
**Units:**3

Designed to reinforce mathematical concepts for those teaching grades K-8. Emphasis on linear and quadratic equations and inequalities; collection, organization, and representation of data; inferences, predictions, and arguments based on data; basic notions of chance and probability; appropriate use of technology; and historical/cultural perspectives.

*May not be taken for credit by students who received credit for:**MATH 311B. Credit may not be counted toward the mathematics major.**Prerequisite(s):**MATH 212 with a grade of C (2.0) or better.*