Course Descriptions

WR 115 INTRODUCTION TO EXPOSITORY WRITING (3)
Introduction to rhetorical concepts and writing strategies necessary for university level written composition. Includes substantial discussion of grammar, punctuation, and usage conventions of Standard Written English. Does not satisfy WR 121 requirement. May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 credits.

WR 121 *ENGLISH COMPOSITION (3)
Introduction to critical thinking, the writing process, and the forms of expository writing. Intensive writing practice, with an emphasis on revision. The term in which the student takes the course is determined alphabetically; see Schedule of Classes. (Bacc Core Course)

ALS 102 COLLEGE READING (3)
Provides students with specific strategies for learning through reading. The primary focus of the course is to prepare students to function successfully in subsequent university course work. Emphasis is placed on the demonstration and practice of a study-reading process.

MTH 102 ALGEBRAIC FOUNDATIONS (3)
This course is designed primarily for EOP students. They will use various computing technologies to explore realistic and interesting situations in which algebra is used. As they work through explorations, they will work with many of the fundamental ideas of algebra, ideas they will find important in their daily lives.

MTH 103 ALGEBRAIC REASONING (4)
A combination of cooperative learning and individual instruction is used to promote student development of algebraic reasoning processes and skills. PREREQ: Previous algebra course.

MTH 111.  COLLEGE ALGEBRA (4)
Polynomial equations and inequalities, polynomial functions and graphs, inverse functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations in three or more unknowns and inequalities, matrix algebra, rational functions and graphs. PREREQ: MTH 095 or equivalent high school preparation. (Bacc Core Course)

MTH 199. Excel for Math 111 (1)
Companion course to practice techniques and applications in group setting.

MTH 112. ELEMENTARY FUNCTIONS (4)
Triangle trigonometry, circular functions and graphs, trigonometric equations and identities, inverse trigonometric functions, polar coordinates, vectors and applications. PREREQ:  MTH 111.  (Bacc Core Course)

MTH 199. Excel for Math 112 (1)
Companion course to practice techniques and applications in group setting.

MTH 299. Excel for Mth 241 and Mth 251 (2)
Companion course to practice techniques and applications in group setting.

ALS 225 TUTORING AND MENTORING SKILLS (1-3)
Students are provided with tutoring and mentoring skills, and the opportunity to gain experience in working with diverse ethnic student groups. Students serve as tutors and mentors, and are provided with the opportunity to improve their own academic and communication skills.