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Course Description

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Mathematics - MATH 45

Basic Mathematics

4 Credit Hours
4 Lecture Hours

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, 23 CPT-Arithmetic or 220 NGA-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 TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2021; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/21/2021

 045143005Basic MathematicsMC4Shields K8/16/0Open$12.00M W  01:00 PM-03:26 PM BTC160
 045143011Basic MathematicsMC4Shalan S13/16/0Open$12.00T R  08:00 AM-10:26 AM BTC160
 045143133Basic MathematicsRMT4Carley D8/24/0Open$12.00M W  03:30 PM-05:56 PM WEBWEB
 045143135Basic MathematicsMC4Marilley D10/16/0Open$12.00T R  04:00 PM-06:26 PM BTC160

Fall; 2021; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/30/2021

 045143001Basic MathematicsRMT4Carley D17/24/0Open$12.00M W  07:30 AM-09:24 AM WEBWEB
 045143108Basic MathematicsMC4Street S12/16/0Open$12.00M W F  09:00 AM-10:18 AM BTC300

Spring; 2021; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/10/2021

 045123007Basic MathematicsMC4Marilley D10/16/0Open$12.00T R  12:00 PM-04:13 PM BTC350
 045123050Basic MathematicsRMT4Roupas K14/24/0Open$12.00M T W R  06:00 PM-08:07 PM WEBWEB

Summer; 2021; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/06/2021

 045133002Basic MathematicsMC4Marilley D8/16/0Open$12.00T R  12:00 PM-04:13 PM BTC170

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday