MATH1010 Algebra and Trigonometry (3 credits)
A strong foundation in algebra and trigonometry is essential for the success of students in their higher-level math and science courses as well as in everyday life. This course is intended for students of all disciplines to help strengthen their mathematical and conceptual skills. Topics include conceptual and applied mathematics involving linear equations and inequalities; rational expressions and equations; radicals; quadratic equations; exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. Through a variety of lectures, real-life applications and independent practice, students learn to effectively use quantitative and symbolic reasoning and analysis in their personal and professional lives.
MATH1020 Pre-Calculus (3 credits)
Pre-calculus is important for students in technical programs to bridge the concepts learned in intermediate math courses to the more complex technical calculus courses. This course focuses on advanced technical mathematical concepts to help students develop skills in applying complex numbers, matrices, trigonometry, and analytical geometry to technical problems. Students will also gain a solid foundation in the study of functions necessary to prepare them for further studies in calculus. Through various lectures and applications, students will learn how to use mathematics and technology to solve problems related to real-world contexts.
MATH1030 Calculus I (3 credits)
Calculus is a branch of mathematics that studies how to quantitatively assess change over time, especially as it applies to technical programs. This course introduces students to the rules of differentiation and the methods of differentiating various algebraic and transcendental functions. Through mathematical problem-solving, students learn how to solve real-life problems using differentiation followed by an introduction to integration.
MATH1040 Statistics (3 credits)
Statistical knowledge is important in the business and scientific fields as it provides an understanding of how data is collected and analyzed. This is an introductory statistics course intended for students in a variety of study areas and research. Students will apply fundamental concepts in statistics to interpret results of a variety of statistical techniques from descriptive and inferential statistics, and to critically review and analyze statistical information. Through lectures and problem-solving, students will be able to use elementary statistical software and techniques to critically assess statistical work in real world applications.
MATH1050 Linear Algebra (3 credits)
Linear algebra is the branch of mathematics with many applications including mathematical physics and coding theory. This course introduces the fundamental concepts of linear algebra and their applications. Topics include systems of equations, matrices, determinants, vector spaces, inner product spaces, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Through lectures and practice, students learn to apply the theory of linear algebra to technical fields.
MATH1060 Numerical Problem Solving (3 credits)
Numerical problem solving is important for a range of expertise and skills in Computer Science. This course studies this area of mathematics and includes creating visual depictions of problems, understanding algorithms, and using a variety of software applications for numerical problem solving purposes. The decision-making topics covered include optimization, transportation schedules, assignment problems, statistics and probability. Through a combination of Excel applications and linear programming models, students will apply the theories of numerical problem solving.
MATH1070 Applied Mathematics (3 credits)
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MATH2010 Calculus II (3 credits)
Integral Calculus is essential in the understanding of real world problems related to physics and engineering. This course builds upon prior mathematical theories and applied skills, introducing students to the theory and application of integrals. Through lectures and problem-solving activities, students will learn to connect applications of integration to technical problems in their programs and professions.
BIOL1010 Introductory Biology (3 credits)
CHEM1010 General Chemistry I (3 credits)
Chemistry if the study of matter and how it interacts with other matter, making it an essential science for engineers. This course provides students with the basic principles of general chemistry by introducing the structure of matter and units of measurements before moving onto the types of chemical reactions, stoichiometric calculations, periodic table properties, chemical bonding, and molecular geometry. The final part will cover solutions and electrochemistry so that students develop a deeper understanding of concepts in their technical courses, from a molecular point of view. Students will study the theory through lectures and videos then apply this knowledge to chemical problems.
CHEM1011 General Chemistry I Laboratory (1 credit) – co-requisite
CHEM1020 General Chemistry II (3 credits)
Chemistry is used in many engineering fields like manufacturing, production facilities, and making more valued chemicals for long-lasting products. This chemistry course will extend the students' prior knowledge of basic chemical concepts to more complex chemical interactions. This course starts with in-depth stoichiometry calculations as they relate to chemical reactions in particular acid-base chemistry and chemical equilibrium. It will then introduce students to gases, thermochemistry, chemical kinetics, hydrocarbon chemistry and metallurgy. Students will use their problem-solving skills to apply theoretical knowledge to practical problems that could be found in engineering.
CHEM1021 General Chemistry II Laboratory (1 credit) – co-requisite
CHEM1030 Health Sciences Chemistry (3 credits)
Chemistry has many applications in the healthcare field. This course reviews the basic concepts of matter and chemistry so that students can study more intermediate topics such as acid-bases in solutions, chemical kinetics, and electrochemistry as they are related to the healthcare professions. The course concludes with an introduction to nuclear chemistry and its applications. Through lectures and class discussions, students will be able to extend their knowledge and relate it to their healthcare profession.
CHEM3010 Petrochemistry (3 credits)
The petroleum industry is based upon the chemistry of petroleum products. This course will provide chemical processing students a greater understanding of the chemical concepts that form the basis of chemical technology in the petroleum industry. It will provide an overview of the fundamental petrochemical separation and conversion process of petroleum and natural gas which are prominent in the hydrocarbon processing industry. Through lectures and class discussions, students will explore these topics and relate them to the local industry of today.
PHYS1010 Introductory Physics (3 credits)
Physics explains the fundamental laws of the universe and introduces important concepts that are essential to all other branches of science. This course introduces students to the basic physics principles, concepts, and applications related to mechanics. Through lectures and problem solving activities, students will extend their acquired knowledge to real-life applications.
PHYS1011 Introductory Physics Laboratory (1 credit) – co-requisite
PHYS1020 General Physics (3 credits)
Physics is the scientific and mathematical basis on which higher technical courses are built. This course will introduce students to the basic physics principles, concepts, and applications relating to properties of materials, fluid mechanics, sound, temperature and kinetic theory, heat and thermodynamics, electricity, magnetism, and light. A combination of lecture and problem solving will enhance students' understanding so they can apply theoretical knowledge to real-life situations.
PHYS1021 General Physics Laboratory (1 credit) – co-requisite
PHYS1030 Health Sciences Physics (3 credits)
Physics is a study of nature and natural phenomena and is essential to advancements in healthcare. This course will foster students' competency in basic physics principles and concepts in mechanics, fluids, heat, sound, and electricity. Through lectures, class discussions, and problem-solving, students will be able to apply these concepts to their healthcare profession.
PHYS1031 Health Sciences Physics Laboratory (1 credit) – co-requisite
SCIE1001 Science and Its Applications (3 credits)
SCIE1002 Science and the Environment (3 credits)
Science has a direct impact on the environment, and it is important that this relationship be understood to protect the future health of people and the environment. This course is intended for students in social science programs of study as an introduction to science domains and how science impacts the environment. The emphasis will be on local and global environmental issues and crises, how they develop, and how science contributes to their resolution. Environmental issues will be investigated through case studies, research, and group discussions.