# Mid Michigan Community College

Harrison### Mission statement

The purpose of Mid Michigan Community College is to provide educational and community leadership for the development of human ability. To this end the College provides post-secondary education and services to enable students and the community to achieve success in a global society.## Math courses offered

MAT 060 Math Study Skills 1.5(1.5-0)This course will emphasize study skills important for success in mathematics courses. Topics to be covered include note taking, homework issues, how to study math, test taking, how to use the textbook, and anxiety. It is strongly recommended that students take another MAT course concurrently with MAT 060. Credit/no credit only.

MAT 101 Basic Mathematics 3(3-0)

A review of basic operations with fractions, decimals, ratios and proportions, percent, taxes and interest. Other topics will include statistics, geometry, and the English

and metric measuring systems. Emphasis will be placed on applications which will aid the student in functioning in a technical society. Prerequisite: None Please note: MAT 101 is also offered as a two-semester sequence and a three-semester sequence, see next.

MAT 101A Basic Mathematics 1(0-2)

MAT 101B Basic Mathematics 1(0-2)

MAT 101C Basic Mathematics 1(0-2)

These Math Lab courses consist of one credit modules designed to allow the student to learn at a pace that will help them be successful in Basic Mathematics. MAT 101 includes a review of basic operations with factors, decimals, ratios and proportions, percent, taxes and interest. Other topics will include statistics, geometry, and the English and metric systems. Emphasis will be placed on applications which will aid the student in functioning in a technical society. Prerequisite: None for MAT 101A. Must have a “C” or better in MAT 101A to take MAT 101B. Must have a “C” or better in MAT 101B to take MAT 101C.

MAT 101X Basic Mathematics 1.5(1-2)

MAT 101Y Basic Mathematics 1.5(1-2)

MAT 101X and MAT 101Y semester sequence covering the same material as the traditional classroom version of MAT 101. MAT 101X includes basic operations on whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, as well as using rates, ratios, and proportions. MAT 101Y includes percent applications, descriptive statistics, unit conversions, plane and solid geometry, and the real numbers. Note: Students choosing to take MAT 101 as a sequence must complete either the ABC sequence or the XY sequence to complete MAT 101. Courses from the two sequences cannot be mixed. Prerequisite: None for MAT 101X. Must have a “C” or better in MAT 101X to take MAT 101Y

MAT 102 Algebraic Concepts 3(3-0)

Algebraic Concepts is a three credit class designed for the student with little or no previous algebraic background. It will acquaint the student with basic algebraic concepts as well as prepare them to take MAT 104. Also it gives the student the foundation to be successful in the mathematics required in other Mid Michigan Community College programs. Prerequisites: None

MAT 104 Basic Algebra 3(3-0)

Topics include real numbers, first degree equations and inequalities, special products and factoring, rational expressions, graphs, and linear systems. Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or better in MAT 101 OR MAT 102 OR equivalent. Please Note: MAT 104 is also offered as a two-semester sequence and a three-semester sequence, see next.

MAT 104A Basic Algebra 1(0-2)

MAT 104B Basic Algebra 1(0-2)

MAT 104 Basic Algebra 1(0-2)

These Math Lab courses consist of one credit modules designed to allow the student to learn at a pace that will help them be successful in Basic Algebra. MAT 104A includes basic rules, signed numbers, basic equations, and inequalities and applications; MAT 104B includes constructing and interpreting graphs, and working with exponents and polynomials; MAT 104C includes factoring, solving equations, and working with rational expressions. Completions of all three modules are equivalent to MAT 104. Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or better in MAT 101 OR MAT 102 OR equivalent to take MAT 104A. Must have a “C” or better in MAT 104A to take MAT 104B. Must have a “C” or better in MAT 104B to take MAT 104C.

MAT 104X Basic Algebra 1.5(1-2)

MAT 104Y Basic Algebra 1.5(1-2)

MAT 104X and MAT 104Y are a two semester sequence covering the same material as the traditional classroom version of MAT 104. MAT 104X includes algebraic expressions,

signed numbers, linear equations, linear inequalities, applications, and linear graphing. MAT 104Y includes integer exponents, polynomials, factoring, solving polynomial equations, rational expressions, and solving rational equations. Note: Students choosing to take MAT 104 as a sequence must complete either the ABC sequence or the XY sequence to complete MAT 104. Courses from the two sequences cannot be mixed. Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in MAT 101 OR MAT 102 OR equivalent to take MAT 104X. Must have a “C” or better in MAT 104X to take MAT 104Y.

MAT 105 Intermediate Algebra 3(3-0)

A continuation of Basic Algebra including an in-depth study of some of the topics covered in MAT 104. Topics include polynomials, rational expressions and equations, radicals, integer and rational exponents, equations of the line, quadratic equations, functions, linear systems, and Cramer’s Rule. Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or better in MAT 104 or equivalent Please Note: MAT 105 is also offered as a two-semester sequence, see next.

MAT 105X Intermediate Algebra 1.5(1-2)

MAT 105Y Intermediate Algebra 1.5(1-2)

MAT 105X and MAT 105Y are a two semester sequence covering the same material as the traditional classroom version of MAT 105. MAT 105X includes a brief review of basic algebra before covering functions, function operations, functions of variation, and systems of linear equations in two and three variables. MAT 105Y includes inequalities, absolute value equations and inequalities, radicals and rational exponents, rational equations, and quadratic equations, functions, and graphs. Note: Students choosing to take MAT 105 as a sequence must complete either the ABC sequence or the XY sequence to complete MAT 105. Courses from the two sequences cannot be mixed. Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or better in MAT 104 or equivalent to take MAT 105X. Must have a “C” or better in MAT 105X to take MAT 105Y.

MAT 116 Business Mathematics I 3(3-0)

A course designed to show students how algebra can be applied to solve a variety of problems encountered in business management. Topics covered include: mathematical models, mathematics of finance; functions; linear functions; systems of linear equations and inequalities; linear programming; simplex logarithms; quadratic functions; and exponential functions. Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or better in MAT 105 or equivalent

MAT 118 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I 3(3-0)

This course provides part of the mathematical background necessary for elementary teachers. Topics include sets, numerations systems, elementary number theory, natural numbers, integers, and rational numbers. Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or better in MAT 105 or equivalent

MAT 124 Precalculus 5(5-0)

Preparation for students who desire to study calculus. Topics include properties of real numbers, inequalities, data analysis, modeling, functions and relations, logarithms and exponential functions, circular and trigonometric functions. Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or better in MAT 105 or equivalent

MAT 126 Calculus I 5(5-0)

The first of a series of four courses for mathematics, engineering, and science students. Topics include limits, continuity, differentiation of algebraic and trigonometric functions, applications of derivatives, fundamental integration, exponential and logarithmic functions. Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or better in MAT 124 or equivalent

MAT 170 Technical Mathematics II 3(3-0)

This applied mathematics course is for students who already have satisfactory arithmetic skills, or who have completed an introductory course, such as MAT 101. The object of the course is to apply geometry and trigonometry to realistic machine tool problems. Many problems will require the student to work with engineering drawings or blueprints. Topics covered will include signed numbers, the Cartesian coordinate system, solving equations, circles and arcs, geometric constructions, and trigonometry.

Students are expected to have a scientific calculator. Calculator operations will be covered in class. Prerequisite: MAT 101 or equivalent

MAT 212 Introduction to Probability and Statistics 3(3-0)

Selected topics from probability, variable, data collection and summarization, distribution, hypothesis testing, regression, and correlation. An interest course for use in teaching, science, business, biology, sociology, psychology, economics and more. Prerequisite: Grade “C” or better in MAT 104 or equivalent

MAT 216 Business Mathematics II 3(3-0)

This course is a sequence to MAT 116 and covers topics such as exponential and logarithmic functions, derivatives, integration, and applications to business situations. Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or better in MAT 116 or equivalent

MAT 217 Business Calculus 4(4-0)

A continuation of MAT 116. This course is now four credits, an expansion of the previous three-credit MAT 216 course. Fundamental calculus operations applied to business and financial situations. Topics will include limits, derivatives and their applications, curve sketching and optimization, exponential and logarithmic functions, integration and applications, an introduction to functions of several variables, and the mathematics of finance. Students are required to have a graphing calculator. The Texas Instruments TI-83+ calculator is strongly recommended. Prerequisites: MAT 116 with a grade of “C” or better

MAT 218 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II 3(3-0)

Continuation of MAT 118 to include decimals, percent, ratio-proportion, geometry, probability, statistics, introduction to algebra and microcomputer use. Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or better in MAT 118

MAT 225 Calculus II 4(4-0)

Topics include indeterminate forms, methods and applications of integration, improper integrals, parametric equations, polar coordinates, and infinite series. Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or better in MAT 126 or equivalent

MAT 226 Calculus III 4(4-0)

Topics covered include: functions of n-variables, partial differentiation, multiple integration, solid analytic geometry, 3-space vectors, and Green’s Theorem. Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or better in MAT 225 or equivalent

MAT 230 Introduction to Linear Algebra 3(3-0)

This course acquaints students with the theory and elementary application of vectors and matrices. Topics include

linear systems, matrices, vectors, vector spaces, and linear transformations. Prerequisite: Grade “C” or better in MAT 126 or equivalent

MAT 290-299 Selected Topics 1-5(1 to 5-0) Courses designed to investigate various topics in Mathematics not included in current courses. Topics will be announced.

## At a Glance

- State and locally supported 2-year, founded 1965, part of Michigan Department of Education
- Calendar semesters
- Degree certificates and associate
- Rural 560-acre campus
- Coed, 3,232 undergraduate students, 45% full-time, 63% women, 37% men
- Undergraduates 1,465 full-time, 1,767 part-time.
- Students come from 6 states and territories, 0.5% are from out of state, 2% African American, 0.7% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% Hispanic American, 2% Native American, 0.3% international, 6% transferred in. Retention: 8% of 2002 full-time fresh men returned
- Freshmen Admission: 1,383 applied, 1,383 admitted, 1,139 enrolled
- Test scores: ACT scores over 18: 69%; ACT scores over 24: 9%; ACT scores over 30: Faculty Total: 256, 23% full-time, 2% with terminal degrees. Student/faculty ratio: 15:1.
- Majors Accounting; administrative assistant and secretarial science; art; automobile/automotive mechanics technology; biochemical technology; biologi cal and physical sciences; biology/biological sciences; biology/biotechnology laboratory technician; business administration and management; chemistry; child care provision; child development; commercial and advertising art; com puter graphics; computer science; corrections; criminal justice/law enforcement administration; drafting and design technology; dramatic/theatre arts; education (K-12); elementary education; emergency medical technology (EMT paramedic); engineering technologies related; engineering technology; environ mental studies; fire science; fish/game management; general studies; heating, air conditioning, ventilation and refrigeration maintenance technology; hospitality administration; hospitality and recreation marketing; industrial radiologic tech nology; information science/studies; legal administrative assistant/secretary; liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies; machine tool technology; marketing/ marketing management; mathematics; medical administrative assistant and medical secretary; medical/clinical assistant; medical transcription; nursing (licensed practical/vocational nurse training); nursing (registered nurse training); ophthalmic and optometric support services and allied professions related; pharmacy; physical therapy; pre-engineering; psychology; secondary education; sociology; speech and rhetoric; speech/theater education.

Academic Programs

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

Library

Charles A. Amble Library with 29,450 titles, 200 serial subscriptions.

Computers on Campus

175 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. At least one staffed computer lab available.

Student Life

Housing. college housing not available.

Activities and Organizations: drama/theater group, student-run newspaper, choral group, Commission of Student Activities Services, Phi Theta Kappa.

Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices.

Standardized Tests Recommended: ACT (for placement).Costs (2005-06)

Tuition: area resident $2000 full-time; state resident $3500 full-time; nonresident $6400 full-time. Required fees: $150 full-time.

Financial Aid

Of all full-time matriculated undergraduates who enrolled in 2003, 50 Federal Work-Study jobs (averaging $3600). 50 state and other part-time jobs (averaging $3600).

Applying

Options: early admission.

Required for some: interview.

Recommended: high school transcript.

Application deadline: rolling (freshmen), rolling (transfers).

Notification, continuous (freshmen).

Admissions Contact

Ms. Brenda Mather,

Admissions Specialist,

Mid Michigan Community College,

1375 South Clare Avenue,

Harrison, MI 48625.

Phone: 989-386-6661

Fax: 989-386-6613

E-mail: apply@midmich.edu