# Gogebic Community College

Ironwood### Mission statement

Gogebic Community College exists to provide educational and enrichment opportunities for its students and the surrounding communities in the College service region.## Math courses offered

MTH 090 COMPUTATIONAL SKILLS I 3 (3-0)

A course for students who need to review or improve the essential skills related to addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, ratios and proportions. Students may be assigned supplemental

instruction from developmental modules.

Prerequisite: None

MTH 091 COMPUTATIONAL SKILLS II 3 (3-0)

A course to improve the application of basic math skills to a variety of practical usages. Students will also learn special skills necessary in dealing with measurements, units, exponents, variables, graphs, formulas, equations, estimations, and geometric figures. Areas of application will include consumer, business, and technical topics. Problem solving techniques and obtaining reasonable solutions to practical problems will be emphasized. Students may be assigned supplemental instruction from developmental modules.

Prerequisite: MTH 090 or appropriate placement exam score

MTH 099 APPLIED MATHEMATICS 3 (3-0)

Designed to upgrade and develop the basic math skills for those who will be employed or self-employed in various occupational fields. Topics

covered include fractions, decimals, number systems, ratio and proportion, metric systems. Practice and practical application to industrial use are emphasized.

Prerequisite: None

MTH 100 BASIC MATHEMATICS 2 (2-0)

A review of the fundamental operations of basic mathematics including: whole number operations, fractions, decimals, percents, ratios, and proportions. Students may be assigned supplemental instructions from developmental modules.

Prerequisite: Appropriate placement exam score

MTH 101T TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS I 4 (4-1)

A course providing an opportunity for the technical student to learn essential skills in basic algebra, the meaning of numbers and computational methods. Topics include: signed numbers, non-fractional equations, fractions, fractional equations, graphing, literal equations,

systems of equations, powers of ten, estimation techniques, logarithms, measurement concepts.

Prerequisite: One Year High School Math or

Permission of Instructor

MTH 102T TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS II 4 (4-1)

A continuation of MTH 101T. Basic trigonometry and advanced algebra topics are introduced. These topics include: right triangle relationships,

trig ratios, vectors, oblique triangle relationships, applied geometric problems, identities, interpolation, sine wave analysis, squares and square root radicals, quadratic equations, exponents and radicals, linear graphs and slope, common and natural logarithms.

Prerequisite: MTH 101T

MTH 103 INTRODUCTION TO ALGEBRA 3 (3-0)

An entry level algebra course designed for the student who has never taken algebra but has a solid background in arithmetic skills. Topics covered include an introduction to: Systems or Real and signed numbers, solving linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, operations with polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, exponents and radical expressions, and graphing.

Prerequisite: MTH 091 or MTH 100 or appropriate

placement exam score

MTH 104 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA 3 (3-0)

This is designed as a beginning course for the student who has completed one year of high school algebra or who has been out of school for several years. Topics include: the system of real numbers, solving linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, operations with polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, exponents and radical expressions, and graphing.

Prerequisite: MTH 103 or appropriate placement exam score

MTH 107 TRIGONOMETRY 3 (3-0)

Functions of acute angles, solution of right triangles and applications. Functions of a general angle, identities, related angles, radian measure, graphing the trigonometric functions, addition formulas and related identities, logarithms, oblique triangles, inverse trigonometric functions, vectors.

Prerequisite: MTH 104 or High School Equivalent

MTH 110 COLLEGE ALGEBRA 4 (4-0)

Review of fundamental processes, basic set theory, factoring and rational functions, linear equations, matrices and determinants, radicals, theory of equations, inequalities, and exponential and logarithmic equations. The binomial formula and sequences will also be covered. The course is designed as a foundation for statistics, and calculus, and as a terminal course for the general studies or advanced technical student.

Prerequisite: MTH 104 or High School Equivalent

MTH 120 FINITE MATHEMATICS 4 (4-0)

This course is designed primarily for students in business and the social and life sciences. It builds algebraic skills while emphasizing applications and mathematical modeling. It deals with problems in the social sciences, business, natural sciences, and other areas. Concepts introduced include linear systems, matrices, the simplex method, sets and counting methods, probability, Bayes’ theorem, descriptive statistics, normal and binomial distributions, simple and compound interest, annuities and present value, sequences and difference equations. Requires the use of a graphing calculator.

Prerequisite: MTH 104 (passed with C or better) or satisfactory

score on the Math Placement Exam

MTH 121 PRINCIPLES OF ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS I 4 (4-0)

This course is intended primarily for future elementary and junior high school teachers. A precise treatment of the mathematics underlying arithmetic will be given, with the emphasis on the "why" of arithmetic procedures. The course will cover systems of numeration, sets, relations, whole numbers, rational numbers, real numbers, construction and properties of number systems, basic number theory and computational methods.

Prerequisite: MTH 104 or High School Equivalent

MTH 122 PRINCIPLES OF ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS II 4 (4-0)

This course is a continuation of Mathematics 121. It will include selected topics from informal geometry such as elementary theorems and proofs, area and volume, coordinate systems, topology, axiomatic method, as well as logic, basic probability, and statistics. The LOGO programming language will be introduced.

Prerequisite: MTH 121 or Permission of Instructor

MTH 150 CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I 5 (5-0)

Functions and their graphs, rate of change of functions, theorems about limits, derivatives, chain rule, differentials dy and dx, maximum and minimum theory, tangents and normals to curves. Newton's method for approximating roots of equations, introduction to integration, differentiation and integration of sines and cosines, areas under a curve, trapezoidal rule for approximating an integral, and topics in analytic

geometry.

Prerequisite: MTH 107 and 110 or High School Equivalent

MTH 151 CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY II 4 (4-0)

Applications of the definite integral, volumes, length of arc of plane curves, areas of surface of revolution, moments and center of mass, centroid, derivatives of inverse functions, natural logarithms, and exponential functions, basic methods of integration, partial fractions, integration by parts, and trigonometric substitutions.

Prerequisite: MTH 150

MTH 152 CALCULUS III 4 (4-0)

Vectors and parametric equations, scalar and vector product, spherical and polar coordinates, partial differentiation, directional derivatives, the total differential, multiple integrals, infinite series, MacLauren's Series, Taylor's Series, indeterminate forms, path and curve integrals, surface integrals, and Green's Theorem.

Prerequisite: MTH 151

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## At a Glance

School TypeState and locally supported, Coed

Setting

Small-town 195-acre campus

Degrees Offered

Certificates and Associate

Entrance Difficulty

Noncompetitive

Application Deadlines

Rolling (freshmen), 8/15 (out-of-state freshmen), 8/15 (transfers)

Admissions

Applying

Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred entrance

Application fee: $10

Required: high school transcript

Application deadlines: rolling (freshmen), 8/15 (out-of-state freshmen), 8/15 (transfers)

Notification: continuous (freshmen)

Cost and Financial Aid

Costs (2008-09)

Tuition: Area resident $2511 full-time, $81 per credit hour part-time; state resident $3162 full-time, $102 per credit hour part-time; nonresident $3968 full-time, $128 per credit hour part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and reciprocity agreements

Required fees: $481 full-time, $481 per year part-time

Room and board: Room only: $3465

Payment plan: Installment

Waivers: Senior citizens and employees or children of employees

Financial Aid

Of all full-time matriculated undergraduates who enrolled in 2001, 75 Federal Work-Study jobs (averaging $1800). 50 state and other part-time jobs (averaging $1800)

Majors and Degrees

Degrees Offered

Certificates and Associate

Majors

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

Accounting; Business Administration and Management; Business/Commerce

Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services

Graphic Communications

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

Computer and Information Sciences; Information Technology

Education

Early Childhood Education; Education; Elementary Education; Secondary Education

Engineering Technologies/Technicians

Construction Engineering Technology; Drafting and Design Technology

Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences

Nursing (Registered Nurse Training)

Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Accounting and Computer Science

Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Psychology

Psychology

Public Administration And Social Service Professions

Social Work

Security And Protective Services

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Student Body

Undergraduate Student Population

975 undergraduate students

Campus Life

Activities: Drama/theater group, choral group

Student services: Personal/psychological counseling

Academic Programs

Special study options: Academic remediation for entering students, adult/continuing education programs, advanced placement credit, cooperative education, distance learning, honors programs, internships, part-time degree program, services for LD students, summer session for credit

School Calendar: Semesters

Athletics

Member: NJCAA

Scholarship sports

Basketball

Nonscholarship sports

Cheerleading

Intramural sports

Basketball M/W, bowling M/W, football M/W, golf M/W, skiing (cross-country) M/W, skiing (downhill) M/W, softball M/W, tennis M/W, track and field M/W, volleyball M/W

Intercollegiate sports

Basketball M(s)/W(s), cheerleading M/W

School Facilities

Facilities/Endowment

Main Library Name: Alex D. Chisholm Learning Resources Center

Collection: 22,000 titles; 220 serial subscriptions;

Contact Info

Ms. Jeanne Graham, Director of Admissions

Gogebic Community College

E4946 Jackson Road

Ironwood, MI 49938

Phone: 906-932-4231 Ext. 306

Toll-free: 800-682-5910 Ext. 207

Fax: 906-932-2339