# COURSE DESCRIPTIONS/COLLEGE CREDIT FOR MATHEMATICS

**MAN 2905
Independent Study – Business, 1 credit hour, 15 lec.,
30 lab. (Fall Spring, Summer)**

Directed study and individual projects designed to

meet the needs of students interested in specialized

areas of business for which present course availability

is limited. Areas of study can also be supplemented to

present business courses for special emphasis or

depth. May be taken up to four (4) times for credit.

**MAN 2940**

Directed Work Study – Business, 1 credit hour, 45 lab.

(Fall, Spring, Summer)

Directed Work Study – Business, 1 credit hour, 45 lab.

(Fall, Spring, Summer)

Directed experience in instructional, laboratory and/or

materials assistance in a designated business area.

May be taken up to four (4) times for credit.

**MAP 2302**

Differential Equations, 3 credit hours, 45 lec. (Fall,

Spring)

Differential Equations, 3 credit hours, 45 lec. (Fall,

Spring)

An introduction to ordinary differential equations with

an emphasis on first and second order linear equations

and applications. Prerequisite: Either completion

of MAC 2312 or MAC 2313 with a “C” or better and

concurrent enrollment in MAC 2313. Equivalent

courses from other institutions may be used to meet

the prerequisite.

**MAR 2011**

Introduction to Marketing, 3 credit hours, 45 lec.

(Offered as needed)

Introduction to Marketing, 3 credit hours, 45 lec.

(Offered as needed)

An introductory course in the field of marketing including

a look at marketing as it exists in our economy

today. Consideration of the market, the product, distribution

channels. Special emphasis on the study of

human behavior in marketing promotion.

MAS 2103

Linear Algebra, 3 credit hours, 45 lec. (Offered as

needed)

MAS 2103

Linear Algebra, 3 credit hours, 45 lec. (Offered as

needed)

An introductory course in Linear Algebra intended to

give students enough insight to enable successful pursuit

of more abstract mathematics courses. Graphing

calculators are required. Prerequisite: MAC 2311 with

a grade or “C” or better, or equivalent.

**MAT 1033A**

Intermediate Algebra, 4 credit hours, 60 lec. (Fall,

Spring, Summer)

Intermediate Algebra, 4 credit hours, 60 lec. (Fall,

Spring, Summer)

An intermediate algebra course to prepare students

for general education mathematics/statistics courses.

This course emphasizes concepts, techniques, and

applications of the following major topics; factoring,

algebraic functions, radicals and rational exponents,

complex numbers, quadratic equations, rational equations,

two-variable linear equations/inequalities and

their graphs, systems of linear equations and inequalities,

and an introduction to functions. Prerequisite:

suitable placement score or completion of MAT 0024

(or equivalent) with a grade of “C” or better and a

passing score on the college prep algebra exit exam.

**MAT 2905
Independent Study – Mathematics, 1 credit hour, 30
lab. (Fall, Spring, Summer)**

A course designed to allow a student to complete part

of a course taken elsewhere and thereby complete

general education requirements or to go deeper into

special areas of interest. Prerequisite: Passing score

on placement exam.

**MCB 1000C**

Microbiology, Allied Health, 4 credit hours, 45 lec., 30

lab. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

Microbiology, Allied Health, 4 credit hours, 45 lec., 30

lab. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

This course is designed for students entering programs

in the numerous health fields, but primarily for

pre-nursing students. The material presented covers

the fundamentals of microbiology needed to understand

the biology of infectious diseases and the

agents that cause them. Not accepted as satisfying

requirements for majors in biology, premed, prevet,

and predentistry.

**MCB 2013C**

Microbiology, 4 credit hours, 30 lec., 60 lab. (Offered

as needed)

Microbiology, 4 credit hours, 30 lec., 60 lab. (Offered

as needed)

A fundamental course in microbiology designed to fulfill

the needs of pre-med., nursing and pharmacy students

as well as science majors. A general survey of

microbiology, the cultivation and observation of

microorganism and their chemical and biological relationships

to water, food, industrial processes and disease.

Prerequisites: BOT 1010C, ZOO 1010C, and

CHM 1045C (May be taken concurrently).

**MET 1010**

Introduction to Meteorology, 4 credit hours, 60 lec.

(Fall, Spring)

Introduction to Meteorology, 4 credit hours, 60 lec.

(Fall, Spring)

Structure of the atmosphere, weather processes, systems

and phenomena; climate and climatic change,

economic impact of weather.

**MGF 1106**

Mathematics for Liberal Arts, 3 credit hours, 45 lec.

(Fall, Spring, Summer)

Mathematics for Liberal Arts, 3 credit hours, 45 lec.

(Fall, Spring, Summer)

This course is designed for those students requiring

only general education mathematics courses. It

includes systematic counting, probability, statistics,

and history of mathematics, geometry, sets and logic.

Prerequisite: Completion of MAT 1033/1033A or higher

mathematics course with a grade of “C” or better,

or equivalent or suitable placement score.

**MGF 1107**

Mathematics for Liberal Arts II, 3 credit hours, 45 lec.

(Fall, Spring, Summer)

Mathematics for Liberal Arts II, 3 credit hours, 45 lec.

(Fall, Spring, Summer)

This course is designed for those students requiring

only general education mathematics courses. Topics

include numeration and mathematical systems, number

theory, linear and exponential growth, history of

mathematics, voting techniques, graph theory, and

consumer mathematics. Prerequisites: MAT 1033/

1033A or higher level math with a grade of “C” or

better or appropriate placement score.

**MGF 2118
Math Preparation for CLAST, 1 credit hour, 15 lec.
(Fall, Spring, Summer)**

A short course dealing with mathematical skills needed

for successful completion of coursework in a

variety of disciplines. Prerequisite: Completion of a

general education mathematics course.

**MKA 2021**

Professional Selling, 3 credit hours, 45 lec. (Offered

as needed)

Professional Selling, 3 credit hours, 45 lec. (Offered

as needed)

Selling, correct attitudes and personal attributes for

dealing with the public on a business or professional

basis.

**MKA 2041**

Retail Management, 3 credit hours, 45 lec. (Offered as

needed)

Retail Management, 3 credit hours, 45 lec. (Offered as

needed)

Retail store management, location, buying merchandise,

control policies, services, pricing, expenses,

profits: training and supervision of retail sales forces,

administrative problems. Also includes a variety of current

perspectives in retailing management.

**MKA 2511**

Introduction to Advertising, 3 credit hours, 45 lec.

(Offered as needed)

Introduction to Advertising, 3 credit hours, 45 lec.

(Offered as needed)

Advertising as a marketing tool, its planning, creation,

and use. A survey of copy writing, layout, and media

(newspapers, magazines, radio, television, films, etc.)

**MNA 1016**

Industrial Management I, 3 credit hours, 45 lec.

(Offered as needed)

Industrial Management I, 3 credit hours, 45 lec.

(Offered as needed)

The course presents the functions of a manager,

the views, techniques, and responsibilities of management.

Included also are planning, forecasting, organizing,

theory, staffing, and other related topics.

**MNA 1307**

Training Methods, 3 credit hours, 45 lec. (Offered as

needed)

Training Methods, 3 credit hours, 45 lec. (Offered as

needed)

Coverage includes conducting small-group meetings,

discussion groups, focus groups, facilitating one-onone

training and mentoring partnerships, presenting

lectures, and making demonstrations.

**MNA 1308**

Developing Training Program, 3 credit hours, 45 lec.

(Offered as needed)

Developing Training Program, 3 credit hours, 45 lec.

(Offered as needed)

Coverage includes strategic planning, curriculum

planning, program development, course development,

and lesson planning. As they relate specifically to customized

training offered in a business setting. Other

topics include identifying training needs, developing a

training budget and justifying training costs.

**MNA 1309**

Evaluating Training, 3 credit hours, 45 lec. (Offered as

needed)

Evaluating Training, 3 credit hours, 45 lec. (Offered as

needed)

Coverage includes developing training objectives and

monitoring their accomplishment; measuring the value

of training; evaluating learning through testing and onthe-

job observation; and tying training to performance

evaluations.