Degrees and Program Index
Math placement information is in the front of this catalog in the
Undergraduate: Applying for Admission section. No student will be permitted
to enroll in a course having prerequisites if a grade lower than a
C is received in the prerequisite course.
DEVM 050 3 Credits
Prealgebra
Operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents and
ratios, signed numbers, evaluation of algebraic expressions and evaluation
of simple formula. Metric measurement system and geometric figures.
Also available via Independent Learning. (Prerequisites: Appropriate
placement test scores.) (3 + 0) Offered Fall, Spring
DEVM 052 2 Credits
Alternative Approaches to Math: Basic College Math
Basic college mathematics: operations with percents, decimals,
fractions and signed numbers, translating word problems, introduction
to algebra and geometry, using alternative teaching styles. (Prerequisites:
Appropriate placement test scores.) (2 + 0) Offered Spring
DEVM 060 3 Credits
Elementary Algebra
First year high school algebra. Evaluating and simplifying algebraic
expressions, solving first degree equations and inequalities, integer
exponents, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, equations
and graphs of lines. Also available via Independent Learning. (Prerequisite:
DEVM 050 or placement.) (3 + 0) Offered Fall, Spring
DEVM 061 1 Credit
Review of Elementary Algebra
Designed to assist students in reviewing material covered by DEVM
060. Individuals who have not previously taken an elementary algebra
course are recommended to enroll in DEVM 060.
Independent Learning Only
DEVM 062 3 Credits
Alternative Approaches to Math: Elementary Algebra
Algebraic topics. Includes operations with polynomial expressions,
first and seconddegree equations, graphing, integral and relational
exponents, and radicals using alternative teaching styles. (Prerequisites:
DEVM 050, 052 or appropriate placement test scores.) (3 + 0)
Offered Fall, Spring
DEVM 063 2 Credits
Applied Math I: Alternative Approaches to Elementary Algebra
Elementary algebra, using an alternative teaching style; how skills
are used in the work place; problem solving in a handson environment;
evaluations, factoring, graphing, simplifying, estimating, solving
firstdegree equations, integer exponents and polynomials. Applied
Math I and II will prepare students for DEVM 105. (Prerequisites: DEVM
050, appropriate placement test scores or permission of instructor.)
(1 + 3) Offered Fall
DEVM 064 2 Credits
Applied Math II: Alternative Approaches to Elementary Algebra
Elementary algebra, using an alternative teaching style; how skills
are used in the work place; problem solving in a handson environment;
evaluations, factoring, graphing, simplifying, estimating, solving firstdegree
equations, integer exponents and polynomials. Applied Math I and II will
prepare students for DEVM 105. (Prerequisites: DEVM 060, DEVM 063 or
permission of instructor.) (1 + 3) Offered Spring
DEVM 065 1–3 Credits
Mathematics Lab
Designed to assist students in reviewing and reinforcing course
concepts covered by DEVM 050, 060 and 105. Consists of instruction
which may include lab instruction, individual student work or group
work. Recommended for students who need more time and help to master
the material in Developmental Math courses. (Prerequisite: Placement.)
(0 + 3–9) Offered Fall, Spring
DEVM 071 1 Credit
Review of Intermediate Algebra
Course reviews material covered by DEVM 105. Individuals who have
not taken an intermediate algebra course on the highschool level are
recommended to enroll in DEVM 105. Independent Learning Only
DEVM 081 1 Credit
Review of Basic Geometry
High school geometry without formal proofs. Topics include basic
definitions, measurement, parallel lines, triangles, polygons, circles,
area, solid figures and volume. (Prerequisite: DEVM 060.) Independent
Learning Only
DEVM 082 1 Credit
HandsOn Geometry
Basic concepts and uses of geometry. Emphasis on "handson” and
applied problems. (Prerequisite: A solid knowledge of arithmetic—no
algebra required.) (1 + 0) Offered Fall, Spring
DEVM 105 3 Credits
Intermediate Algebra
Second year high school algebra. Operations with rational expressions,
radicals, rational exponents, logarithms, inequalities, quadratic equations,
linear systems, functions, Cartesian coordinate system and graphing.
Also available via Independent Learning. (Prerequisite: DEVM 060 or
placement.) (3 + 0) Offered Fall, Spring
DEVM 106 3 Credits
Alternative Approaches to Math: Intermediate Algebra
Algebraic topics. Includes .exponents, radicals, graphing, systems
of equations, quadratic equations and inequalities, logarithms and
exponentials, and complex numbers using alternative teaching styles.
(Prerequisites: DEVM 060, 062 or appropriate placement test scores.
This course satisfies elective credit only) (3 + 0) Offered
Fall, Spring
