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For courses numbered less than 100, the prerequisite(s) may be waived by the Adult Academic and Career Preparation department. See prerequisite waiver.
For courses numbered 100 or higher, the prerequisite(s) may be waived by the Mathematics & Statistics department. See prerequisite waiver.
MATH 005-40 hoursTopics in MathematicsTopics in Mathematics may include, but is not limited to, basic number operations, the metric system, inequalities, statistics, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, graphing, and functions. This course may be taken more than once but with a different topic emphasis.
MATH 015-40 hoursTopics in MathematicsTopics in Mathematics may include, but is not limited to, basic number operations, the metric system, inequalities, statistics, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, graphing, and functions. This course may be taken more than once but with a different topic emphasis.
MATH 025-40 hoursTopics in MathematicsTopics in Matheimatics may include, but is not limited to, basic number operations, the metric system, inequalities, statistics, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, graphing, and functions. This course may be taken more than once but with a different topic emphasis.
MATH 041-80 hoursMathematics 041This entry-level mathematics course focuses on basic whole number concepts up to a place value of hundreds. Estimation, addition and substraction operations, as well as identifing coins, basic geometry shapes, and time concepts in the context of appropriate practical problems are examined. Emphasis is on concepts, applications, and skills and strategies for learning.
MATH 042-80 hoursMathematics 042This course focuses on basic whole number concepts up to a place value of millions. Estimation, addition, subtraction, and basic multiplication operations, as well as a review and further study of money and time concepts in the context of appropriate practical problems are examined. The emphasis is on concepts, applications, and skills and strategies for learning.
MATH 051-80 hoursMathematics 051This course focuses on estimation, multiplication and division operations, as well as an introduction to the metric system, and geometry is introduced in the context of appropriate practical problems. Emphasis is on concepts, applications, and skills and strategies for learning.
MATH 052-80 hoursMathematics 052This course focuses on basic operations of decimals to the place value of ten-thousandths, as well as a review and further study of the metric and imperial system and geometry, all in the context of appropriate practical problems. Emphasis is on concepts, applications, and skills and strategies for learning.
MATH 061-80 hoursMathematics 061This course focuses on basic operations of common fractions and measurement, including perimeter and area from a formula approach, all in the context of appropriate and practical problems. Emphasis is on concepts, applications, and skills and strategies for learning.
MATH 062-80 hoursMathematics 062This course focuses on ration, proportion, percent, and graphing, all in the context of appropriate and practical problems. Emphasis is on concepts, applications, and skills and strategies for learning,
MATH 071-80 hoursMathematics 071This course offers a review and further study of decimals, fractions, ratios, proportions, percent and the metric system with an emphasis on practical applications. Perimeter, area and volume are studied from a formula approach. Terminology and angle properties of triangles and parallel lines are introduced and applied. If space allows, students can enrol in the following modules: MATH 071A: Whole Numbers and Fractions - 15 hours, MATH 071B: Ratio and Proportion - 10 hours, MATH 071C: Percent - 15 hours, MATH 071D: Measurement - 10 hours, MATH 071E: Perimeter, Area and Volume - 10 hours, MATH 071F: Geometry: angles, triangles, parallel lines - 20 hours
MATH 071A-15 hoursWhole Numbers & Fractions
MATH 071B-10 hoursRatio and Proportion
MATH 071C-15 hoursPercent
MATH 071D-10 hoursMeasurement
MATH 071E-10 hoursPerimeter, Area & Volume
MATH 071F-20 hoursGeometry: Angles, Triangles, Parallel Lines
MATH 072-80 hoursMathematics 072This course is an introduction to operations with integers and signed rational numbers, powers, roots and scientific notation. Basic algebraic expressions, equations and formulas, coordinate graphing, right-angle triangle trigonometry, geometric constructions, and statistics are introduced. If space allows, students can enrol in the following modules: MATH 072A: Geometry: constructions - 15 hours, MATH 072B: Rational Numbers - 10 hours, MATH 072C: Equations and Applied Problems - 15 hours, MATH 072D: Powers, Roots, and Scientific Notation - 10 hours, MATH 072E: Trigonometry - 10 hours, MATH 072F: Graphs - 10 hours, MATH 072G: Statistics - 10 hours
MATH 072A-15 hoursGeometry: constructions
MATH 072B-10 hoursRational Numbers
MATH 072C-15 hoursEquations and Applied Problems
MATH 072D-10 hoursPowers, Roots and Scientific Notation
MATH 072E-10 hoursTrigonometry
MATH 072F-10 hoursGraphs
MATH 072G-10 hoursStatistics
MATH 073-80 hoursMathematics 073This course prepares students for further study in business and personal mathematics. Included is an introduction to operations with rational numbers and solving equations and formulas. As well, practical application problems involving probability, banking, finance, budgeting, taxes, estimating, scale drawing and trigonometry are explored.
MATH 084-80 hoursMathematics 084This course covers the topics of operations with real numbers, ratio and proportion, percents, SI units (metric system), rational numbers, powers, radicals, first degree equations and formulas.
MATH 085-80 hoursMathematics 085This course prepares students for further study in algebra. Topics include polynomials, factoring, graphing and interpreting linear equations, systems of linear equations, fractional expressions and equations, radical expressions and equations, quadratic equations and trigonometry.
MATH 086-80 hoursMathematics 086This course prepares students for further study in the fundamentals of business and personal mathematics. Topics include banking, interest application, budgeting, taxes, statistics, discounts and commissions, comparison shopping, percent, insurance, annuities, and stocks and bonds.
MATH 087-80 hoursMathematics 087This course prepares students for further study in the fundamentals of trades mathematics including basic geometry, perimeter, area, volume, estimating and scale drawing and introductory trigonometry.
MATH 011-112 hoursMathematics 011This course includes a study of polynomials; rational expressions and fractional equations; powers and radicals; related equations; second-degree equations; systems of linear equations; relations, functions, graphing and trigonometry. Optional topics are circle geometry, including guided proofs, or data analysis (statistics). This course is equivalent to Principles of Mathematics 11.
MATH 012-96 hoursMathematics 12This course is designed to prepare students for further study in mathematics including calculus and technology courses. Topics include a brief algebra review, polynomial, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions, inequalities, conics, sequences and series. Optional topics are geometry, an introduction to calculus, or systems of linear equations in three variables. This course is equivalent to Principles of Mathematics 12.
MATH 111-3-4Essential Mathematics for ArtsThis course may help you answer questions like: - How can I avoid spending thousands of extra dollars on buying my first house?- How can I beat the odds and win in Las Vegas?- How can I convince my boss that giving me a raise will save the company money?It is a course for students in arts who want to see useful, real life applications of mathematics and how that mathematics directly relates to problems they encounter every day. Topics in this course may include: logic, set theory, combinatories, probability, matrix algebra, linear programming, Markov chains, graph theory and financial mathematics. If you've been told your entire life that mathematics is important but you've never been able to figure out why, this course is for you!Note: Students should be aware that certain universities will not accept this course for credit towards a Bachelor of Science degree. (4,0,0)
MATH 112-3-5Calculus IAn introductory course in differential calculus for science and engineering students, beginning with a review of basic algebra, equations and inequalities, analytic geometry, functions and graphs. Further topics include limits; continuity; rate of change; the derivative; differentiation of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic and inverse trigonometric functions; local and global extrema; Mean Value theorem; graph-sketching; related rates; linear approximation; L'Hopital's Rule; optimization; Newton's method. (4,1,0)
MATH 113-3-4Mathematics for Civil Engineering Technology IUse of a scientific calculator; trigonometry, law of sines and law of cosines, applications to surveying and vectors; functions and graphical description of data, linear, quadratic, trigonometric and inverse trigonometric, and exponential and logarithmic functions, applications to surveying, beam analysis and hydrology; geometry, areas, volumes and moments of standard figures and composites; advanced algebra and trigonometric identities. (4,0,0)
MATH 114-3-4Business MathematicsThis course is intended for students in the Business Administration diploma and degree programs. Topics include but are not limited to the use of a business calculator; ratios and proportions; percentages; merchandising applications; review of linear functions and applications to break-even analysis; simple and compound interest; present values, future values and payment streams; effective rates of interest; simple and general annuities and applications to RRSPs, RRIFs and pension plans; and amortization schedules and mortgages. (4,0,0)
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MATH 120-3-4Pre-CalculusThis course is intended to prepare students for an introductory calculus course such as MATH 112. Topics include but are not limited to a review of basic algebra; equations and inequalities; functions and graphs; composition; inverses; transformations; polynomials; rational functions; exponential and logarithm functions; laws of logarithms; trigonometric functions; trigonometric identities; trigonometric equations; inverse trigonometric functions; analytic geometry, and an introduction to sequences and series. Note: Students should be aware that certain universities will not accept this course for credit towards a Bachelor of Science degree. (4,0,0)
MATH 122-3-5Calculus IIThis course is a continuation of MATH 112. Topics include antiderivatives; the definite integral; Fundamental Theorem of Calculus; applications of integration including area, volume, average value; techniques of integration; numerical integration; improper integrals; introduction to differential equations; direction fields; Euler's method; separable differential equations and applications; infinite sequences and series; convergence; power series; Taylor series and Taylor polynomial approximation. (4,1,0)
MATH 123-3-4Mathematics for Civil Engineering Technology IIIntroduction to statistics, descriptive statistics, probability, statistical inference, application to materials testing, quality control and work sampling; linear algebra and linear programming, applications to pipe networks, structures, and resource allocation; differential calculus, applications to maximization, rates and highway curves; integral calculus, areas and volume, numerical integration and estimation on areas and volumes, applications to beam analysis. (4,0,0)
MATH 128-3-4Mathematics for Water Engineering TechnologyThis course includes the use of scientific calculators, a review of basic algebra, solving linear and quadratic equations, word problems, linear, quadratic, exponential and logarithmic functions, the graphical description of data including log-log and semi-log graphs, and introductory trigonometry. Elementary statistics including descriptive statistics, frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and measures of variation is covered. The material is used in applications to hydrology, biology; geometry, areas and volumes of standard and composites figures, vectors, surveying and chemistry. (4,0,0)
MATH 134-3-4Mathematics for SCMTThis course, for students in the SCMT program, will cover the three main topics of finance, geometry and units. The finance section will include trade discounts, markups/markdowns, cost-volume-profit analysis, break-even analysis, simple and compound interest, annunities, business investment decisions, net present value, return on investment(ROA), payback period, and the use of a financial calculator. The geometry section includes areas, volumes, surface areas, estimating and trigonometry. The measurements and units requires students to understand S.I. and U.S Customary systems of measurement, unit conversion, evaluating formulas and unti analyses. (4,0,0)
MATH 135-3-5Mathematics for Mechanical Engineering Technology IStudents will be introduced to scientific calculators, trigonometry, the laws of sines and cosines, and applications of vectors to mechanics. Mathematical functions and graphical description of data are studied. The use of linear, quadratic, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions will be outlined with applications relating to component design, areas, volumes and moments of standard figures and composite. Emphasis is on industrial applications in mechanical engineering. (5,0,0)
MATH 136-3-4Mathematics for Analytical Chemistry TechnologyThis course includes topics from basic algebra, functions, graphs, logarithmic and exponential functions, trigonometry, vectors, matrices and geometry. Applications to chemical technology will be emphazised. Computer software will be introduced and used to assist in solving mathematical problems. (4,0,0)
MATH 137-3-4Mathematics for Electronic Engineering Technology ITopics include a review of intermediate algebra, functions, graphs, matrices, determinants, trigonometry, complex numbers, logarithms and exponentials. Emphasis is on applications in electronics. (4,0,0)
MATH 139-3-4Mathematics for Information TechnologyThis course includes a review of algebra including linear equations, logarithms, exponentials and complex numbers, basic logic, number type conversions from base 10 to binary, octal and hex, an introduction to recursion, an introduction to set theory and an introduction to graph theory. (4,0,0)
MATH 145-3-4Mathematics for Mechanical Engineering Technology IIA continuation of MATH 135. Complex applications in mechanical engineering are investigated. Topics include differential calculus, integral calculus, areas and volumes, numerical integration; introduction to statistics, frequency distributions, probability, statistical inference and confidence levels. (4,0,0)
MATH 147-3-3Mathematics for Electronic Engineering Technology IITopics include differentiation and integration of algebraic and transcendental functions with emphasis on applications in electronics. (3,0,0)
MATH 149-3-3Mathematics for Network and Telecommunications TechnologyThis course is an introduction to differential and integral calculus and to applied statistics for students in the Network and Telecommunications Engineering diploma program. Topics include differentiation and integration of algebraic functions with applications to engineering and physics, basic concepts of statistics and introduction to reliability engineering. (3,0,0)
MATH 160-3-4Mathematics for Elementary TeachersThis course is intended for students planning to enter a program in Elementary Education. Topics include problem-solving strategies; elementary set theory; numeration systems; algorithms; elementary number theory; rational numbers; irrational numbers; real numbers; plane geometry; and measurement. Students should be aware that MATH 160 is a course in mathematics and not a course in teaching methodologies. Note: This course cannot be used for credit towards an Okanagan College Bachelor of Business Administration. Students should be aware that certain universities will not accept this course as credit towards a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree (4,0,0)
MATH 201-3-3Mathematical Structures and ProofsThis course provides students with a transition from mathematics courses at the first-year level to rigorous, theoretical courses at the upper-division in which mathematical proof is emphasized. The course begins with a discussion of the nature and purpose of mathematical proof. Formal logic, truth tables, logical connectives, logical quantifiers, conditional and biconditional statements, converse and contrapositive are studied. Discussion includes common proof techniques and presents a large number of elementary proofs selected to illustrate these techniques. No single area of mathematics will be emphasized; at the instructor's discretion, examples may be chosen from abstract algebra, number theory, analysis and combinatorics. Students should expect to spend a considerable amount of time analyzing sample proofs and constructing their own proofs. (3,0,0)
MATH 212-3-4Calculus IIITopics include three-dimensional geometry; vectors; dot- and cross-products; lines and planes in 3-space; functions of several variables; limits and continuity; partial derivatives; the tangent plane; differentiability; multivariable Chain Rule; gradients; directional derivatives; Taylor series; extrema problems with and without constraints; Lagrange multipliers; multiple integrals; integration in polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates; change of variable in multiple integrals; applications. (4,0,0)
MATH 221-3-4Introduction to Linear AlgebraTopics include systems of linear equations and matrices; determinants, vectors in R2 and R3; vector spaces; linear transformations; eigenvalues and eigenvectors; diagonalization. (3,1,0)
MATH 222-3-3Calculus IVThis course covers parametrized curves, curvature, torsion, Frenet-Serret formulas, vector fields, gradients, line integrals, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus for line integrals, Green's Theorem, parametrized surfaces, surface integrals, divergence and curl, Gauss' Divergence Theorem, Stokes' Theorem, and the application of vector calculus to physics. (3,0,0)
MATH 225-3-4Differential EquationsTopics in this course include first-order equations, initial value problems, existence and uniqueness theorems, second-order linear equations, superposition of solutions, independence, general solutions, non-homogeneous equations, introduction to phaseplane analysis, introduction to numerical methods, matrix methods for linear systems, fundamental matrix and diagonalization, and applications of differential equations to the physical, biological and social sciences. (3,1,0)
MATH 231-3-4Introduction to CryptographyThis course is an introduction to cryptography and data security. Topics include the Euclidean algorithm, division algorithm, groups, fields, Fermat's little theorem, Chinese remainder theorem, symmetric key cryptosystems including Advanced Encryption Standard and Digital Encryption Standard, the Fermat test, sieve methods, the discrete log problem, hash functions, digital signatures, and public key encryption. (4,0,0)
MATH 251-3-4Introduction to Discrete StructuresThis course is an introduction to sets, logic, combinatorics and graph theory, as applied in computing: sets and propositions, permutations and combinations, graphs and trees, Boolean algebra, algorithms and applications. This course is also offered as COSC 221. Students with credit for COSC 221 cannot take MATH 251 for further credit. (4,0,0)
MATH 257-3-3Mathematics for Electronic Engineering Technology IIITopics include Taylor series, Fourier series, differential equations and Laplace transforms, with application in electronics. (3,0,0)
MATH 290-3Directed Studies in Mathmatics & StatisticsStudents will undertake a supervised investigation or directed reading in mathematics or statistics. The topic will be agreed upon by the students and the supervising faculty member. Evaluation methods may include, but are not limited to, a project proposal, regular progress reports, regular assignments, a final written report, a final oral presentation, tests, or a final examination.
MATH 314-3-3Calculus and Linear Algebra with Business ApplicationsThis calculus and linear algebra course covers business applications. Topics include but are not limited to functions and linear equations, systems of equations, matrix algebra, linear programming, differentiation and integration. Applications to cost, revenue and profit functions, break-even models, the production mix problem, the portfolio problem, profit maximization and optimization in several variables and a calculus-based approach to the mathematics of finance. (3,0,0)
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Third-year Standing: Students will be granted third-year standing after completing 48 credits towards a diploma or degree program.
Fourth-year Standing: Students will be granted fourth-year standing after completing 78 credits towards a degree program.
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