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Active as of Fall Semester 2014

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Applied Mathematics

2. Course Prefix & Number:
MATH 1500

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

Applied Mathematics is designed to be an integral part of a learning community with specific technical programs. This course is specialized for Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology, Marine and Small Engine Technology, Manufacturing Welding, and Machine Tool Technology. The common topics will include reading measurement devices, manipulation of formulas for specific industry needs, geometric calculations, and small business math with tax implications. Other topics are dependent on program needs and could include applications in hydraulics, trigonometry, electronics, blueprints, tolerancing, angular and gear calculations.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

MATH 1500 - Applied Mathematics

There are no prerequisites for this course.

8. Prerequisite (Entry) Skills:
Students must be able to perform basic math skills involving fractions, decimals, and percentages. Students who need to refresh these skills will be referred to an ABE program.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

MATH 1500 - Applied Mathematics

There are no corequisites for this course.