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Course Description

Mathematics - MATH 45

Basic Mathematics (4-0) 4 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

The topics covered in this course include arithmetic with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages and proportions. In addition, several topics from geometry are included.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • Minimum score of 11 ACT-Math, 15 SAT-Math or 23 CPT-Arithmetic.
  • Competence with addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers without the aid of a calculator.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Calculate sums, differences, products and quotients involving fractions.
  • Solve ax = b and x + a = b where a and b are whole numbers, fractions or decimals.
  • Convert between fraction, decimal and percent forms of a number.
  • Compare quantities using ratios or unit rates.
  • Solve consumer applications.
  • Calculate sums, differences, products and quotients involving decimals.
  • Solve proportion problems.
  • Solve percentage problems.
  • Apply the order of operations procedure.
  • Apply mathematical terminology, such as sum, product, difference, quotient, commutative, associative, factor, multiple, prime, etc.
  • Calculate perimeters of polygons and circumference of a circle.
  • Calculate areas of rectangles, triangles and circles.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2018; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/18/2018

 045143055Basic Mathematics 4Roupas K$12.0025/31/0OpenT R  06:30 PM-08:56 PM BTC200
 045143132Basic Mathematics 4Gueorguiev E$12.0023/24/0OpenT R  03:30 PM-05:56 PM LA230
 045143133Basic Mathematics 4Rothstein C$12.0023/24/0OpenM W  03:30 PM-05:56 PM LA440

Fall; 2018; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/27/2018

 045143000Basic Mathematics 4Hu Z$12.0013/28/0OpenS  09:00 AM-12:54 PM LA110
 045143001Basic Mathematics 4Hu Z$12.0023/28/0OpenM W  07:30 AM-09:24 AM LA110
 045143005Basic Mathematics 4Miller M$12.009/28/0OpenM W  01:30 PM-03:24 PM LA440
 045143006Basic Mathematics 4Miller M$12.0020/28/0OpenM W  03:30 PM-05:24 PM LA110
 045143007Basic Mathematics 4Marilley D$12.0025/28/0OpenT R  03:30 PM-05:24 PM LA110
 045143011Basic Mathematics 4Jankoviak Anderson K$12.0020/28/0OpenT R  08:00 AM-09:54 AM LA110
 045143053Basic Mathematics 4Felton A$12.0025/28/0OpenM W  08:00 PM-09:54 PM LA110
 045143108Basic Mathematics 4Staff$12.0020/28/0OpenF  09:00 AM-12:54 PM LA100
 045143119Basic Mathematics 4Nicklaus R$12.0020/28/0OpenF  09:00 AM-12:54 PM LA110
 045143135Basic Mathematics 4Roupas K$12.0011/28/0OpenT R  04:00 PM-05:54 PM LA440
 045246103Basic Mathematics 4Johnson D$12.0022/31/0OpenM W  09:00 AM-10:54 AM RC440
 045246252Basic Mathematics 4Johnson D$12.0023/31/0OpenM W  06:30 PM-08:24 PM RC685

Spring; 2018; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/07/2018

 045123000Basic Mathematics 4Marilley D$12.0019/28/0OpenM T W R  10:00 AM-12:07 PM LA110
 045123050Basic Mathematics 4Marilley D$12.0010/28/0OpenM T W R  06:00 PM-08:07 PM LA110

Summer; 2018; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/02/2018

 045133002Basic Mathematics 4Marilley D$12.0025/28/0OpenM T W R  11:30 AM-01:37 PM LA100