Mathematics Courses
Math 1050  Precollege Mathematics I 
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Catalog Description: Fractions and decimals, basic algebra, graphing lines, factoring, systems of equations. Prerequisite: Math Placement Level T; or Math 1040 or 40 or 50; or permission of department. Exclusions: Not open to students with credit for any higher numbered math class, or for any quarter math class numbered higher than 50. Purpose of Course: Mathematics 1050 is designed to meet the needs of the students entering The Ohio State University at the lowest placement, course code T. This course will prepare students for Math 1075. Math 1050 credit will not count toward graduation in any degree program.  
Math 1075  Precollege Mathematics II 
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Catalog Description: Algebraic, rational, and radical expressions; functions and graphs; quadratic equations; absolute value; inequalities; and applications. Prerequisite: Math Placement Level S, a grade of C– or better in Math 1050, or credit for Math 75 or 1074. Exclusions: Not open to students with credit for any higher numbered math class, or for any quarter math class numbered higher than 75. 

Math 1116  Excursions in Mathematics 

Catalog Description: Critical thinking and problem solving, with relevant topics met in everyday life. Appropriate for nonscience majors. Prerequisite: Math Placement Level R or higher; or credit for 1075, 75, 104, 1073 or 1074; or ACT math score ≥ 22 or SAT math score ≥ 520 (scores must be less than 2 years old). Exclusions: Not open to students with credit for Math 1152 or higher, or for quarter math class numbered 153 or higher. Purpose of Course: The emphasis in this course is on intuitive understanding and developing some facility for applying mathematical ideas to problem solving. 

Math 1125  Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I 

Catalog Description: Math 1125 involves numbers, operations, geometry, measurement, and mathematical reasoning for prospective elementary school teachers. Prerequisite: A grade of C or above in 1075; or credit for 1074, 75, or 104; or Math Placement Level R or above; or ACT math score ≥ 22 or SAT math score ≥ 520 (scores must be less than 2 years old) and enrollment in Early Childhood or Special Education major, or in Middle Childhood major or premajor with area of concentration different than Math. Exclusions: Not open to students with credit for 106. Purpose of Course: To develop an appreciation of, and basic competency in, the use of analytical thought in the development of a cohesive body of useful mathematical knowledge, with special emphasis on topics encountered in elementary and middle school mathematics programs. Math 1125 deals with whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, and operations with these as well as introducing length, area, volume, angle, Euclidean geometry, symmetry and rigid motion, and knowledge of general spatial skills. Appropriate only for those preparing to become early childhood educators and for those preparing to teach subjects other than math in middle school. 

Math 1126  Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II 

Catalog Description: Continuation of 1125: Math 1126 involves geometry, measurement, number theory, algebraic thinking, counting techniques, probability, a mathematical reasoning for prospective elementary school teachers. Prerequisite: A grade of C or above in 1125; and enrollment in Early Childhood or Special Education major, or in Middle Childhood major or premajor with area of concentration different than Math. Exclusions: Not open to students with credit for 107. Purpose of Course: To develop an appreciation of, and basic competency in, the use of analytical thought in the development of a cohesive body of useful mathematical knowledge, with special emphasis on topics encountered in elementary and middle school mathematics programs. Math 1126 includes counting techniques and probability, basic geometric concepts and measurement, symmetry and rigid motions, congruence, similarity and scaling, coordinate geometry, algebraic thinking, equations, and functions. Appropriate for those preparing to become early childhood educators and for those preparing to teach subjects other than math in middle school. 

Math 1130  College Algebra for Business 

Catalog Description: Algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Matrix algebra. Applications to business. Prerequisite: Math Placement Level N; C or better in 1075; or credit for 104; or ACT math score ≥ 22 or SAT math score ≥ 520 (scores must be less than 2 years old). Exclusions: Not open to students with credit for 1131 or for any math course numbered 1149 or higher, or a quartersystem math course numbered 150 or higher. Purpose of Course: Math 1130 is a precalculus course with a finance section slanted toward a business program. The applications are business related. 

Math 1131  Calculus for Business 

Catalog Description: Survey of calculus of one and several variables; applications to business. Prerequisite: Math Placement Level L; C or better in 1130, 1148, 1144, or 1150; credit for 130 or 148. Exclusions: Not open to students with credit for a math course numbered 1151 (151.xx) or higher, or for 132 or 1134. 

Math 1148  College Algebra 

Catalog Description: functions: polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic. Introduction to right angle trigonometry. Applications. Prerequisite: Math Placement Level N; C or better in 1075; or credit for 104 or 148; or ACT math score ≥ 22 or SAT math score ≥ 520 (scores must be less than 2 years old). Exclusions: Not open to students with credit for 1144 or 1149 or higher, or for a quartersystem math course numbered 150 or higher.Purpose : College Algebra provides students a college level academic experience that emphasizes the use of algebra and functions in problem solving and modeling, where solutions to problems in real world situations are formulated, validated, and analyzed using mental, paperandpencil, algebraic and technologybased techniques as appropriate using a variety of mathematical notation. Students should develop a framework of problemsolving techniques (e.g., read the problem at least twice; define variables; sketch and label a diagram; list what is given; restate the question asked; identify variables and parameters; use analytical, numerical and graphical solution methods as appropriate; determine the plausibility of and interpret solutions). – Adapted from the MAA/CUPM CRAFTY 2007 College Algebra Guidelines. This course is intended to satisfy the requirements of the Ohio Board of Regents TMM001 College Algebra course with learning outcomes specified in: http://regents.ohio.gov/transfer/otm/otmlearningoutcomes.php 

Math 1149  Trigonometry 

Catalog Description: Trigonometric functions and their properties. Vectors, polar coordinates and complex numbers. Prerequisite: C or better in 1148, or permission of department. Exclusions: Not open to students with credit for 1144, or for any math course numbered 1150 (150) or higher. 

Math 1150  Precalculus 

Catalog Description: Functions: polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse trigonometric. Applications. Prerequisite: Math Placement Level M. Exclusions: Not open to students with credit for 1144, 1148, 1149, for any higher numbered math course, or for any quartersystem math course 150 or higher 

Math 1151  Calculus I 

Catalog Description: Differential and integral calculus of one real variable. Prerequisite: Math Placement Level L, or C or better in: 1150, or in both 1148 & 1149; or in 150 or 1144. Exclusions: Not open to students with credit for any higher numbered math class 

Math 1152  Calculus II 

Catalog Description: Integral calculus, sequences and series, parametric curves, polar coordinates, vectors. Prerequisite: C or better in 1151, 1156, 152.xx, 161.xx or 161.01H; or 114 or 1114. Exclusions: Not open to students with credit for any higher numbered math class or with credit for quarter system Math courses numbered 153.xx or above. 

Math 1172  Engineering Mathematics A 

Catalog Description: Techniques of integration, Taylor series, differential calculus of several variables. Prerequisite: C or better in 1151, 152.xx, 1156, 1161.xx, 161.01H, 161.xx, 1114 or 114.Exclusions: Not open to students in math, preactuarial science, or actuarial science. Not open to students with credit for any higher numbered math class, or for 1152; or for 254.xx or higher numbered math class. 

Math 2167  Calculus for Middle School Teachers 
