Mission statementDelta College is a responsive, dynamic community college. We educate, inspire, challenge and support a diverse community of learners to achieve academic, professional and personal excellence.
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Math courses offeredMTH 090
Math Study Skills and Practical Applications
Concurrent enrollment in a math course is required. Practices success strategies to be utilized in a math class. Includes learning styles, memory process, math anxiety, time management, reading, test taking, as well as other study skills. Applies success strategies to their current math class as well as collaborative problem solving using quantitative literacy applications from many other disciplines. Does not earn credit toward graduation. (30-0)
Prerequisite: MATH LEVEL 1. Provides a foundation in arithmetic. Covers four fundamental operations of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. Includes percentages, ratios, proportions, and applications. Does not earn credit toward graduation. (30-0)
Prerequisite: MATH LEVEL 2. Provides preparation for algebra. Includes fractions, decimals, integers, ratios, and percentages with an introduction to equations, graphs, and functions. May receive credit in only one of the following: MTH 106 or MTH 096 or SKMA 096 or SKMA 101. Does not earn credit toward graduation. (30-0)
Prerequisite: MATH LEVEL 3. Includes natural numbers, integers, first-degree equations and inequalities, special products, factoring, rational expressions and equations, graphs, and linear systems, exponents, and quadratic equations. May receive credit in only one of the following: MTH 107 or MTH 097 or SKMA 097 or SKMA 102. (Equivalent to first year high school algebra). Does not earn credit toward graduation. (45-0)
Applied Geometry and Trigonometry
Prerequisite: Math Level 4. Includes the following geometry topics: angles, triangles, polygons, circles, prisms, cylinders, and cones. Includes right-triangle trigonometry, radian measure, oblique-triangle trigonometry, and graphs of trigonometric functions. May receive credit in only one of the following: MTH 103 or SKMA 103 or MT 110. (60-0)
Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I
Prerequisite: MTH 097 with a grade of "C" or better or an acceptable score on the current college assessment instrument. Includes numeration systems, sets and their properties, classification of number systems (whole numbers through real number), operations and their properties, arithmetical algorithms, and problem solving. Uses a variety of learning styles, manipulatives, and calculator and computer applications. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards are incorporated. Students may use either MTH 115W or MTH 110, not both, to fulfill graduation requirements. (45-0)
Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II
Prerequisite: MTH 115 or MTH 110 with a grade of "C" or better. Investigates problem solving, statistical charts and graphs, geometric figures and properties, and measurement systems including metric. Reviews fractions, decimals, percents, real numbers, their operations and properties. Reviews algebra of lines and equations. Includes a variety of learning styles using manipulatives, calculators and computer application. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards are incorporated. (45-0)
Math for Allied Health
Prerequisite: MATH LEVEL 3. Reviews (very briefly) fractions, decimals, percentages, and proportions. Includes a study of the metric system and the household system with applications in converting from one system to another. Emphasizes applications including those involved in giving medications and in finding times and various rates for intravenous feedings. (30-0)
Prerequisite: MATH LEVEL 4. Provides a course for students majoring in fields that do not have a specific mathematics requirement. Emphasizes practical applications of mathematics, problem solving, and the communication of mathematics. Includes core topics in Finance, Probability, Statistics, and Geometry. Integrates measurement in the geometry topic, and infuses algebra throughout all topics. A minimum of 4 additional topics will be selected from Economics, Calculus, Graph Theory, Set Theory, Game Theory, Number Theory, Logic, Voting, Apportionment, Combinatorics, Linear Programming, or other approved topics. A GRAPHING CALCULATOR IS REQUIRED. (60-0)
Prerequisite: MATH LEVEL 5. Includes fundamental concepts of algebra and applications, equation solving, graphs, systems of linear equations, quadratic equations, algebraic fractions, exponents, radicals, functions, and logarithms. Credit may be earned in MTH 119 or MTH 119A, but not both. A GRAPHING CALCULATOR IS REQUIRED. (60-0)
Intermediate Algebra Extended Hours
Prerequisite: MATH LEVEL 4 or MTH 097 with a grade of C or better. Includes fundamental concepts of algebra and applications, equation solving, graphs, systems of linear equations, quadratic equations, algebraic fractions, exponents, radicals, functions, and logarithms. Same content as MTH 119, but class meets 2 additional contact hours per week to allow 50% more time to review and learn each concept in MTH 119. Credit may be earned in MTH 119 or MTH 119A, but not both. A GRAPHING CALCULATOR IS REQUIRED (90-0)
Prerequisite: MTH 119 or MTH 119A with a grade of "C" or better or two years of high school algebra. Includes topics of mathematical modeling (polynomial and rational functions; their graphs and applications; and arithmetic and geometric progressions), systems of equations and inequalities, linear programming, and an introduction to probability (binomial distributions and graphing qualitative data). Covers computer applications of some topics. A GRAPHING CALCULATOR IS REQUIRED. (Those students planning to take MTH 161 should take MTH 151 rather than MTH 120.) (45-0)
Prerequisite: MTH 119 or MTH 119A with a grade of "C" or better or two years of high school algebra. Includes trigonometric functions and their graphs, solution of triangles, identities, trigonometric equations, inverse trigonometric functions, and complex numbers. A GRAPHING CALCULATOR IS REQUIRED.(45-0)
Prerequisite: MATH LEVEL 6. Reviews the mechanics of basic Algebra and solidifies understanding by using algebraic techniques, constructing mathematical models, solving problems and interpreting results. Includes: algebraic expressions; equations and inequalities; functions, inverse functions, and graphs; polynomial and rational functions; radical functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; matrices and determinants; systems of equations and inequalities; complex numbers; sequences and series. A GRAPHING CALCULATOR IS REQUIRED. (60-0)
Prerequisite: MTH 119 or MTH 119A and MTH 121 with grades of "C" or better or three years of high school college-preparatory mathematics including trigonometry. MTH 121 may be taken concurrently with instructor approval. Designed for students planning to take calculus. Includes a study of the elementary functions, equations and inequalities, systems of equations, review of trigonometry, and analytic geometry. A GRAPHING CALCULATOR IS REQUIRED. (60-0)
Algebra for Calculus
Prerequisites: Two years of high school algebra and permission of the instructor. Provides a review of algebra as related to calculus topics of limits, differentiation, and integration. (45-0)
Calculus for the Social and Managerial Sciences
Prerequisite: MTH 120 or MTH 151 with a grade of "C" or better or at least three and a half years of high/ school-college preparatory mathematics. Satisfies the mathematics requirements for students majoring in business or social sciences. Covers topics include graphing, differentiation and integration of functions (algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic), and the use of these techniques within business and economic models. A GRAPHING CALCULATOR IS REQUIRED. (60-0)
Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
Prerequisite: MTH 151 with a grade of "C" or better or four years of high school college-preparatory mathematics including trigonometry. Includes functions, graphs, limits, continuity, derivatives and their applications, integrals, as well as differentiation and integration of exponential and logarithmic functions. A GRAPHING CALCULATOR IS REQUIRED. (60-0)
Analytic Geometry and Calculus II
Prerequisite: MTH 161 with a grade of "C" or better. Includes applications of integrals, integration techniques, limits and indeterminate forms, improper integrals, infinite series, polar coordinates, parametric equations, as well as differentiation and integration of trigonometric and hyperbolic functions. A TI 89 GRAPHING CALCULATOR IS REQUIRED. (60-0)
Prerequisite: MTH 118 or MTH 119 or MTH 119A with a grade of "C" or better or two years of high school algebra. Studies statistical concepts including frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, confidence intervals, hypotheses testing, linear correlation and regression, chi-square, ANOVA. A SPECIFIC GRAPHING CALCULATOR IS REQUIRED. (45-0)
Prerequisite: MTH 161 with a grade of "C" or better. Introduces discrete mathematics topics for applied mathematics and computer science. Includes Boolean algebra, predicate logic, sets, relations, induction and recursion, counting theory, graphs and trees. (45-0)
Analytic Geometry and Calculus III
Prerequisite: MTH 162 with a grade of "C" or better. Topics include solid analytical geometry, vectors, partial differentiation, multiple integration, line and surface integrals, and Green's and Stoke's theorems. A TI 89 GRAPHING CALCULATOR IS REQUIRED. (60-0)
Introduction to Linear Algebra
Prerequisite: MTH 261 with a grade of "C" or better. Investigates matrices, determinants, linear systems, vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors. (45-0)
Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations
Prerequisite: MTH 261 with a grade of "C" or better. Studies the techniques for solving first and second-order differential equations and first-order systems of differential equations both linear and nonlinear, through qualitative, quantitative and numerical approaches. Includes Laplace transforms and uses applications in science and engineering throughout the course. (45-0)
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At a GlanceSchool Type
Supported 2-year, founded 1961
endowment $8.0 million
10,343 undergraduate students, 38%, full-time (3,915 full-time, 6,428 part-time)
Students come from 22 countries
7% African American, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, Hispanic American, 0.8% Native American, 0.9% international, 4% transfer.
Freshmen Admission: 3,655 applied, 3,655 admitted, 2,285 enrolled.
Faculty Total: 502, 44% full-time. Student/faculty ratio: 21:1
58% women, 42% men
Special study options: academic remediation for entering students, adult/continuing education programs, advanced placement credit, cooperative education, distance learning, double majors, external degree pro gram, freshman honors college, honors programs, independent study, internships, off-campus study, part-time degree program, services for LD students, student-designed majors, summer session for credit.
Library Learning Information Center with 93,167 titles, 400 serial subscriptions, 4,200 audiovisuat-tmterials, an OPAC, a Web page. JComputers on Campus 550 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswidenetwork can be accessed from off campus. Internet access, online (class) registration, at least one staffed computer lab available. Student Life Housing: college housing not available.
Activities and Organizations: student-run newspaper, radio and television station, intramural activi ties, Student Senate, Phi Theta Kappa, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, DECA. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late-night transport/escort service. Student services: personal/ psychological counseling.
Athletics Member NJCAA. Intercollegiatesoorts: basketball M(s)/W(s), golf M(s), soccer M(s), softball W(s), volleyball W(s).
Intramural sports: baseball M, basketball M/W, football M, golf M/W, racquetball M/W, soccer M/W, softball M/W, volleyball M/W.
Standardized Tests Required: ACT ASSET or ACT COMPASS (for placement). Recommended: ACT (for placement).
Tuition: area resident $2484 full-time, $69 per credit part-time; state resident $3564 full-time, $99 per credit part-time; nonresident $5087 full-time, $141 per credit part-time. Required fees: $60 full-time, $30 per term part-time. Waivers: senior citizens and employees or children of employees. Financial Aid Of all full-time matriculated undergraduates who enrolled in 2003, 156 Federal Work-Study jobs (averaging $1640). 386 state and other part-time jobs (averaging $1722).
Applying Options: common application, electronic application, early admis sion, deferred entrance. Application fee: $20. Required for some: essay or personal statement. Recommended: high school transcript. Application deadline: rolling (freshmen), rolling (transfers).
Admissions Contact Mr. Duff Zube, Director of Admissions, Delta College, 1961 Delta Road, University Center, MI 48710. Pbone: 989-686-9449. Toll free phone: 800-285-1705. Fax: 989-667-2202. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.