Math

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MATH 20 BASIC MATHEMATICS 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Provides a review of elementary mathematics designed to upgrade computational skills in preparation for other mathematics classes. Includes operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, ratio and proportions, English and metric measurements, and geometry. (Not open to students with credit in MATH 20C, MATH 20PL, or any higher-numbered mathematics course.) [ND]
MATH 20 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80908 MATH 20 70 09:00AM-10:25AM TTH 7205 Costello,Philip 16 6*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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80909 MATH 20 71 10:30AM-12:00PM MW 7214 Costello,Philip 16 6*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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MATH 35 PRE-ALGEBRA 4 Units [Prerequisite: MATH 20, MATH 20C, or MATH 20PL or equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Provides students with the strategies needed to make the transition from arithmetic to elementary algebra. Includes a review of basic mathematics, operations on real numbers and algebraic expressions, introduction to elementary topics in algebra, introduction to the Cartesian coordinate system, topics in geometry, English and metric measurements, and conversions. [ND]
MATH 35 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80951 MATH 35 70 08:00AM-10:05AM TTH 7210 Ishak,Ray 16 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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80952 MATH 35 71 11:30AM-01:40PM MW 7203 Belden-Hillery,Katherine 16 3*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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80953 MATH 35 72 12:00PM-02:05PM TTH 7213 Kitchev,Todor 16 2*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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85578 MATH 35 75 01:45PM-02:50PM MTWTH 7203 Becker,Sid 16 13*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/5/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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MATH 45 ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA 4 Units [Prerequisite: MATH 35, MATH-35PL or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Emphasizes elementary concepts of algebra, including real numbers, linear equations and inequalities in one variable, graphs of lines and inequalities in two variables, Pythagorean theorem, 2x2 systems, exponents, polynomials, factoring techniques, rational expressions, and applications. Includes mandatory lab. (Not open to students with credit in any higher-numbered mathematics course.) [ND]
MATH 45 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80995 MATH 45 70 08:00AM-10:10AM MW 7210 Mohssenzadeh,Morteza 16 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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80996 MATH 45 71 02:00PM-04:05PM MTWTH 7210 Hollman,Irene 8 6*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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80997 MATH 45 72 08:00AM-10:05AM TTH 7214 Blamey,Thomas 16 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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80998 MATH 45 73 03:00PM-03:50PM MTWTH 7201A Camarena,Misael 16 1*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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MATH 60 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA I 4 Units [Prerequisite: MATH 45 or MATH 45PL or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Emphasizes intermediate concepts of algebra such as rational numbers, systems of equations in two and three variables, absolute value equations and inequalities, radical expressions, rational exponents, complex numbers, quadratic equations, graphing linear and quadratic functions, and graphing parabolas and circles. Scientific calculator is required. (Not open to students with credit in MATH 60PL or any higher-numbered mathematics course.) [D]
MATH 60 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81036 MATH 60 70 08:00AM-10:05AM TTH 7215 Schraff,Andrew 16 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81037 MATH 60 71 02:00PM-04:10PM MTWTH 7205 Hollman,Irene 8 2*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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MATH 70 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA II 4 Units [Prerequisite: MATH 60 or MATH 60PL or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Emphasizes advanced concepts, including algebra of functions, function composition, inverse functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, radical functions, and rational functions. Covers conics, quadratic, cubic equations, systems of equations, inequalities, matrix methods, sequences, and series. The graphing calculator will be used to graph and analyze functions. Requires graphing calculator. (Not open to students with credit in MATH 70PL.) [D] [EFFECTIVE FALL 2013 - DESCRIPTION CHANGE] [Prerequisite: MATH 60 or MATH 60PL or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Emphasizes application problems, graphing calculator (calculations, matrix methods, graphing), logarithms, and conics. Covers functions (inverse, exponential, logarithmic, radical, rational, quadratic), nonlinear inequalities, polynomial division, equations (quadratic in form, exponential, logarithmic), systems of equations or inequalities, sequences and series. Requires graphing calculator. (Not open to students with credit in MATH 70PL.) [D]
MATH 70 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82942 MATH 70 70 10:30AM-12:40PM MW 7210 Emami,Mohammad 16 3*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM

Total Courses: 5 Total Sections: 13
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