Western Kentucky University

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Independent Learning Courses

Mathematics

MA 109C General Mathematics(3.0 hours) Mail, Web
Terminal course for nonscience majors suggested for the student who has satisfactorily completed minimum high school mathematics requirements and needs no further work in algebra. Topics include sets, introduction to probability and statistics, geometry, and consumer mathematics.32 lessons, 2 exams
Meets General Education Requirement: D-II Natural Sciences - Mathematics, Mathematics

MATH 116 College Algebra(3.0 hours) Mail, Web
Prerequisite: Math ACT score of 22 or better or Math SAT score of 510 or better or a score of 14 or better on the WKU Math Placement Exam or a score of 14 or better on the KYOTE or a score of 50 or better on the COMPASS (College Algebra domain) or DMA 096C with a grade of C or better.
Graphing and problem solving are integrated throughout the study of polynomial, absolute value, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions. (Graphing calculator required.)25 lessons, 2 exams
Meets General Education Requirement: D-II Natural Sciences - Mathematics, Mathematics

MATH 117 Trigonometry(3.0 hours) Mail
Prerequisite: Four years of high school mathematics including Algebra I and II and geometry, and satisfactory score on Math Placement Exam; or MATH 116 with a grade of C or better.
Unit circle; trigonometric functions and graphs; trigonometric identities and equations; right triangle trigonometry; laws of sines and cosines; DeMoivre20 lessons, 2 exams
Meets General Education Requirement: D-II Natural Sciences - Mathematics, Mathematics

MATH 183 Introductory Statistics(3.0 hours) Mail
Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on Math ACT and MPE, or COMPASS or KYOTE; or DMA 096C with a grade of C or better.
Introduction to elementary probability theory. The analysis of data by means of frequency distributions and the statistics which describe them. The binomial and normal probability distributions. Statistical inference. Emphasis is on applied real world problems. Not accepted for credit toward a mathematics major or minor.20 lessons, 2 exams
Meets General Education Requirement: D-II Natural Sciences - Mathematics, Mathematics

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