Meridian Community College
910 Highway 19 N,
Meridian, MS 39307
MAT 0113, Fundamentals of Math I, 3 cr.
A review of fundamental arithmetic skills. A study of the four basic operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percentages. Also covered are ratio and proportions, order of operations, and applications. 3 hours lecture.
MAT 0123, Beginning Algebra, 3 cr.
This course is designed to build a stronger foundation of basic algebra skills. Topics covered include fractions, decimals, application problems, introduction to algebra, simple linear equations, real numbers, variable expressions, polynomials, and graphing of linear equations. Prerequisite: ACT math sub-score of 14-15. This course does not satisfy degree or program requirements. This course does not satisfy degree or program requirements. 3 hours lecture.
MAT 1233, Intermediate Algebra, 3 cr.
This class is designed to prepare students to take college algebra. Topics covered include algebraic factoring, fractions, problem solving, graphing, exponents, radicals and solutions of quadratic equations. Prerequisites: MAT 1203 with a grade of "C" or better or at least one unit of high school algebra with an ACT math sub-score of at least 16-17. 3 hours lecture.
MAT 1313, College Algebra, 3 cr.
In this course, students cover methods of solving linear, quadratic and higher order equations and inequalities; linear, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions and their graphs; circles and methods of solving systems of equations and inequalities. Prerequisites: MAT 1233 with a grade of at least "C" or two units of high school algebra with an ACT math sub-score of at least 18. 3 hours lecture.
MAT 1323, Trigonometry, 3 cr.
Instruction covers trigonometric functions, radian measure, graphs of trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric functions, identities, equations, solutions of both right and oblique triangles and vectors. Prerequisite: MAT 1313 or equivalent. 3 hours lecture.
MAT 1333, Finite Mathematics, 3 cr.
In this course, students cover the introduction and application of sets, functions, matrices, linear programming, probability, and game theory, each oriented to business decision making. Prerequisite: MAT 1313 or equivalent.
MAT 1513, Business Calculus, 3 cr.
This course includes elementary functions, some transcendental functions, limits, differential and integral calculus with an emphasis on business applications. Prerequisite: MAT 1313.
MAT 1613, Calculus I, 3 cr.
This course integrates the basic concepts and applications of analytical geometry and differential calculus. It is the first of a four-semester sequence required for majors in engineering, mathematics and science. Topics include coordinate systems, functions, limits, the derivative, the anti-derivative, the integral, and differentiation of algebraic functions. Applications are explored. Prerequisites: MAT 1313 and MAT 1323 or equivalent. 3 hours lecture.
MAT 1623, Calculus II, 3 cr.
This course is a continuation of MAT 1613 and includes differentiation and integration of transcendental functions; improper integrals; the definite integral; methods of integration; applications. Prerequisite: MAT 1613. 3 hours lecture.
MAT 1723, The Real Number System, 3 cr.
This course is the first in a series of three designed for and limited to students majoring in elementary or special education. Students will study the structure and properties of the real number system including set theory, numerations systems, algorithms for whole number computations and number theory. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or higher in MAT 1313. 3 hours lecture.
MAT 1733, Geometry, Measurement and Probability, 3 cr.
This course is the last in a series of three designed for and limited to students majoring in elementary or special education. In this course, students will study informal geometry definitions, theories, constructions, congruencies and transformations. Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or higher in MAT 1313 is required and a grade of "C" or higher in MAT 1723 is preferred. 3 hours lecture
MAT 1743, Problem Solving With Real Numbers, 3cr.
Second in a series of three, this course is designed for and limited to students majoring in elementary or special education. The focus of this course is to develop problem solving and critical thinking skills using the real number system. Topics include problem-solving skills, logic, proportional reasoning, probability and educational statistics. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or higher in MAT 1313 is required and a grade of "C" or higher in MAT 1723 is preferred. 3 hours lecture.
MAT 2113, Introduction to Linear Algebra, 3 cr.
In this course, students cover vector spaces, matrices, linear transformations; systems of linear equations; determinants; characteristic values and characteristic vectors. Prerequisite: MAT 1623. 3 hours lecture.
MAT 2323, Statistics, 3 cr.
This elementary statistics course covers such topics as descriptive statistics, probability distributions, sampling distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing, and linear regression. Prerequisite: MAT 1313. 3 hours lecture.
MAT 2613, Calculus III, 3 cr.
A continuation of MAT 1623, this course covers further methods of integration, including improper integrals, solid analytics, improper integrals, and infinite series. Prerequisite: MAT 1623. 3 hour lecture.
MAT 2623, Calculus IV, 3 cr.
A continuation of MAT 2613, this course focuses on calculus of functions of several variables, including partial differentiation, multiple integrals, line integrals and vector calculus. Prerequisite: MAT 2613. 3 hours lecture.
MAT 2913, Differential Equations, 3 cr.
In this class, students discover solutions of first and higher order differential equations; existence theorems; solutions by series; applications to problems in geometry, physics and chemistry; methods for approximating solutions; and introduction to LaPlace Transforms. Prerequisite: MAT 2613. 3 hours lecture.