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MATH 362. Algebra and Functions. 3 Hours.
Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: MATH 361 with a minimum grade of C. Topics include algebraic concepts, linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric functions including graphical modeling of physical phenomena. Attention will be given to the use of graphing technology, the transition from arithmetic to algebra, working with quantitative change, and the description and prediction of change. Structured observations and tutoring of elementary-level students. Restricted to B.I.S. students in the liberal studies for early and elementary education concentration.
A minor in mathematics consists of at least 18 credits (and a minimum of five courses) offered by the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, including the following: Course Title Hours Select a minimum of three credits of calculus 3 Select a minimum of nine upper-level credits 9 Select six additional credits. 6 Total Hours 18 None of the following courses may be used to fulfill the required 18 credits: