32 SUMMER 2022 925.424.1000 | [email protected] SUMMER 2022 - COURSE LISTINGS Please refer to the onl ine schedule on CLASS-Web to access course section detai ls and the course record numbers (CRNs) for registration. NMAT 202C CONCURRENT SUPPORT FOR MATH 0.0 Units This course offers individualized support tailored to college students seekingassistancewith theirmathematics coursework. Trained tutors and instructors will provide tutoring in foundational mathematics subjects. Students will also develop the study skills needed to succeed in their math classes. NMAT 202C provides just-in-time math and learning support for students enrolled in a math course. Students can sign up for this class and receive help from Math Instructors during certain hours. Hours of help can be found at the department website: www.laspositascollege.edu/ilc NMAT 207 PRE-ALGEBRA 0.0 Units This course is intended to serve as a bridge between arithmetic and Elementary Algebra. It includes a review of arithmetic, operations involving signed integers, fractions, and decimals, variables and proportion, introduction to statistics, geometry and measurement, and application problems. Students can petition to get credit for the credit Math 107 course by examination. Some sections of this course are taught in the Math Emporium. For more information, go to the Mathematics Department website http://www.laspositascollege.edu/mathemporium. A TI-84 or TI-83 calculator may be required for some sections of this course. NMAT 210 ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA 0.0 Units Elementary algebra concepts, including: real numbers and their properties; algebraic expressions; integer exponents; operations with polynomial expressions; linear and quadratic equations; linear inequalities and set notation; graphs of linear equations and inequalities; slope; systems of linear equations and inequalities; and modeling with linear and quadratic equations. Students can petition to get credit for the Math 110 Elementary Algebra course by examination. Strongly Recommended: NMAT 207 or MATH 107 or MATH 107B with a minimum grade of C Some sections of this course are taught in the Math Emporium. For more information, go to the Mathematics Department website http://www.laspositascollege.edu/mathemporium. A TI-84 or TI-83 calculator may be required for some sections of this course. NMAT 255 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA FOR BSTEM 0.0 Units Intermediate Algebra concepts, in the service of Business, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields (BSTEM), will be explored in this course including: an introduction to functions; linear and absolute value functions; absolute value equations and inequalities; compound linear inequalities; rational expressions, functions and equations; radical expressions, functions and equations; rational exponents; complex numbers; quadratic functions and equations; inverse of a function; exponential and logarithmic functions; properties of logarithms; exponential and logarithmic equations; conic sections; and systems of equations and inequalities. Multiple representations, applications and modeling with functions are emphasized throughout. Students can petition to get credit for the Math 55 Intermediate Algebra for BSTEM course by examination. Strongly Recommended: NMAT 210 or MATH 110 or MATH 110B with a minimum grade of C Some sections of this course are taught in the Math Emporium. For more information, go to the Mathematics Department website http://www.laspositascollege.edu/mathemporium. A TI-84 or TI-83 calculator may be required for some sections of this course. NMAT 256 GEOMETRY 0.0 Units Topics include congruence, similarity, right triangles, trigonometry, circles, expressing geometric properties with equations, geometric measurement and dimension, modeling with geometry, conditional probability and the rules of probability, and using probability to make decisions. Prerequisite: MATH 110 or NMAT 210 with a minimum grade of C A compass, protractor, and scientific calculator may be required for some sections of this course. There may be other fees associated with the class. Consult with the instructor before registering for this course. NUTRITION NTRN 1 INTRO TO NUTRITION SCIENCE 3.0 Units Scientific concepts of nutrition related to the function of nutrients, sources and recommended intakes. Nutritional assessment and the role of nutrition in the maintenance of health. Strongly Recommended: CHEM 30A, MATH 110 with a minimum grade of C PHILOSOPHY PHIL 1 GOD, NATURE, HUMAN NATURE 3.0 Units An exploration of the nature and range of philosophical inquiry in relation to everyday problems of humans as individuals, as citizens, as physical creatures, and as creators of spiritual and artistic works. Philosophical texts are analyzed with special attention given to the development of skills in analysis and argumentation. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for ENG 1A NOTE: Philosophy 2 and 4 are also introductory courses and may be taken before Philosophy 1 if a more detailed examination of ethical problems, the theory of knowledge, or political philosophy is desired. PHIL 2 ETHICS 3.0 Units This course covers the concepts of morality, values and influential ethical theories. Students taking this course will be required to use philosophical methods to evaluate these theories for themselves and show how these theories can apply to everyday ethical questions. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for ENG 1A PHIL 6 INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC 3.0 Units An introduction to Logic. This course is designed to develop effective reasoning skills. Valid reasoning through formal deductive logic is emphasized, but the course also covers meaning in language, fallacies, and inductive reasoning methods in philosophy, literature and the sciences. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for ENG 1A PHOTOGRAPHY PHTO 67 HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY 3.0 Units A broad chronological survey of photography from its invention to the present. Considers the medium’s dual role as technology

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