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The 2017/2018 Academic timetable will be posted Monday April 3, 2017.

Continuing student registration for 2017/2018 Academic year begins on Monday May 8, 2017.

New student registration begins on Tuesday May 23, 2017.

The college reserves the right to change its course offerings at any time. Note: Not all courses listed are offered every term. Unless otherwise specified, a minimum of letter grade of C is required to meet a prerequisite.

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MAT-017

Fundamental Math Level 1

3-4 hours per week, 100 hours, 1 credit

This is a self-paced course that teaches the number system, addition and, subtraction of whole numbers, estimations, time, and shapes.

Prerequisite(s):

  • No Prerequisites Required


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MAT-018

Fundamental Math Level 2

150 hours, 3 credit

This is a self-paced course that teaches the number system and how to add, subtract, and multiply. Students also learn how to make change, tell time, add and subtract units of time, and how to find the perimeter of square and rectangles.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Math 017 or mathematics skills assessment


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MAT-019

Fundamental Math Level 3

150 hours, 3 credit

This is a self-paced course that teaches students how to multiply and divide. Students also learn how to make change, and convert units of time by adding and subtracting. They are also introduced to the metric system and learn how to measure length, volume, and mass, as well as how to figure out the area of rectangles and squares.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Math 018 or mathematics skills assessment


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MAT-027

Fundamental Math Level 4

150 hours, 3 credits

This is a self-paced course that teaches how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals, as well as how to use decimals in real life. Students also learn the metric system.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Math 019 or mathematics skills assessment


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MAT-028

Fundamental Math Level 5

150 hours, 3 credits

This is a self-paced course that teaches students common fractions and decimals, equivalent fractions, and how to multiply, divide, add, and subtract fractions.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Math 027 or mathematics skills assessment


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MAT-029

Fundamental Math Level 6

150 hours, 3 credits

This is a self-paced course that teaches students the basics of ratios, rates & proportion, percents, and introductory statistics.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Math 028 or mathematics skills assessment


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MAT-033

Intermediate Mathematics I

4-4.5 hours lecture/lab, online or continuous entry, 2 credits

Intermediate Mathematics I is the first of a two course series. Completion of the two parts meets the requirements for the Intermediate Level ABE program. MAT 033 consists of six modules, which cover Arithmetic and Estimation, Signed (Rational) numbers, Ratio and Proportion, Percent, Measurement and Perimeter, Area and Volume within six modules.

Prerequisite(s):

  • MAT 029 or mathematics skills assessment


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MAT-034

Intermediate Mathematics II

4-4.5 hours lecture/lab, online or continuous entry, 2 credits

Intermediate Mathematics II is the second of a two course series. Completion of the two parts meets the requirements for the Intermediate Level ABE program. MAT 034 consists of Polynomials, Factoring, Equations, Linear Equations and Graphing; Powers, Roots, and Scientific Notations; Trigonometery.

Prerequisite(s):

  • MAT 033 or mathematics skills assessment


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MAT-053

Advanced Mathematics

4.5 hours lecture, or distance (D), continuous entry, or online, 2 credits

Effective September 2015. Advanced Mathematics is the equivalent of B.C. Ministry of Education Principles of Mathematics 11. The content of MAT 053 includes: real numbers, algebraic expressions, equations, polynomials, rational and radical expressions and relations, quadratic equations and trigonometry(functions and solving right and oblique triangles).

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in Principles of Math 10, Foundations and Pre-Calculus Math 10 or MAT 034; or placement testing. It is strongly recommended that students with less than an "A" in MAT 034 take MAT 046 prior to this course.


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MAT-055

Foundations of Mathematics

3 hrs lecture or distance or continuous entry; 2 credits

Foundations of Mathematics includes rates, systems of linear equations, quadratic functions, geometry, statistics, trigonometry, measurement, and logical reasoning.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in Principles of Math 10, Foundations and Pre-Calculus Math 10 or MAT 034; or assessment.


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MAT-060

Provincial ABE Mathematics

6 hrs lecture or distance or continuous entry; 3 credits

The goals of the Provincial Algebra and Trigonometry are to prepare adult learners with the knowledge and skills in algebra and trigonometry necessary for entry to technical, vocational and career programs that require Math 12 equivalency as a prerequisite and for future study in higher-level math courses at college/university.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in one of Precalculus 11, MAT 053 or Principles of Math 11; or placement testing. A review of the concepts of algebra (e.g. order of operations, factoring, rational expressions, exponents and equation solving) is strongly recommended before beginning the course.


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MAT-102

Calculus for Life Sciences

3 hours lecture, or online, 3 credits

This course covers calculus of one variable with applications to the life sciences. The content includes limits, differentiation of polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; applications of differentiation - graphing and optimization problems; exponential growth and decay; integration and areas - techniques, exponential models; Taylor polynomials; introduction to differential equations.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Principles of Mathematics 12, Pre Calculus 12, MAT 067, MAT 060 or MAT 100.


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MAT-115

Introduction to Statistics

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

This course introduces the basic concepts and techniques of descriptive and inferential statistics. It is designed to help students develop a working knowledge of statistics, as well as an awareness of the practical applications of statistics in such diverse fields such as the biological and social sciences, business and engineering. Topics include: descriptive statistics, probability distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing, and bivariate analysis.

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  • C in one of Principles of Math 11, Foundations of Math 11, Pre Calculus 11, Applications of Math 12 or MAT 053.


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MAT-122

Logic and Foundations

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

This course primarily targets mathematics and computer science students. It presents foundational topics in mathematics, including methods of argument. Topics include proofs and logic, sets and relations, functions, integers, induction and recursion and principles of counting.

Prerequisite(s):

  • MAT 181 or MAT 102 or MAT 151. Minimum Grade C


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MAT-133

Matrix Algebra

3 hours lecture, 1.5 hours tutorial, 3 credits

MAT 133 is an introduction to matrix algebra. It is a required course for students planning to transfer into a University engineering program. Topics include complex numbers, systems of linear equations, matrix operations, determinants, linear transformations, independence, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Credit will normally be granted for only one of MAT 133 or MAT 200.

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  • C+ in one of Principles of Math 12, Pre Calculus 12, MAT 067 or MAT 060.


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MAT-151

Finite Mathematics

3 hours lecture or web-based distance, 3 credits

This course covers linear systems and Gauss-Jordan elimination, geometric linear programming, matrices and matrix operations, symbolic logic, set theory, permutations and combinations, discrete probability, including conditional probability and Bayes' formula, random variables and their distributions, expectation, Markov chains.

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  • C in one of Principles of Math 11, Pre Calculus 11, Foundations of Math 12 or MAT 053.


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MAT-162

Mathematics for Elementary Education I

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

MAT 162 and MAT 163 together offer a first year university mathematics course for students entering an elementary education program. Topics covered in MAT 162 include: Set theory and Venn diagrams, symbolic logic, systems of numeration, computation in systems with different bases, mathematical systems, prime numbers, prime factorization and equivalence and order relations, real numbers and their representations, basic concepts of algebra.

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  • C in one of Principles of Math 11, Foundations of Math 11, Pre-Calculus Math 11, Applications of Math 12 or MAT 053.


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MAT-163

Mathematics for Elementary Education II

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

MAT 163 is the second half of a first year university mathematics course for students entering an elementary education program. Topics include: graphs, functions, solving equations and inequalities of the first degree; coordinate geometry; introduction to probability and statistics; measurement and the metric system.

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  • C in one of Principles of Math 11, Foundations of Math 11, Pre Calculus 11, Applications of Math 12 or MAT 053.


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MAT-181

Calculus I

3 hours lecture + 2 hours. lab, 3 credits

Calculus I and II together comprise a 1st-year course in calculus. MAT 181 - Differential calculus of both algebraic and transcendental functions. Topics include: limits and continuity, the derivative - definition, rules, implicit differentiation; applications - curve sketching, maximum-minimum and related rates problems; differentials; antiderivatives. Students will learn how to use a computer algebra system in the lab to enhance their understanding of calculus concepts.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in one of Principles of Math 12, Pre Calculus 12, MAT 067, MAT 060, MAT 100 or MAT 102.


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MAT-182

Calculus II

3 hours lecture + 2 hours lab, or distance (D), 3 credits

This course covers: a review of the Fundamental Theorem and area; methods of integration - substitution, integration by parts, trigonometric integrals, trigonometric substitution, partial fractions, and trapezoidal rule; introduction to differential equations; applications of integration - volume, arc length; L'Hospital's rule and improper integrals; infinite sequences and series, tests of convergence for infinite series, Taylor polynomials and series, and applications. Students will use a computer algebra system in the lab to improve their conceptual understanding, aid visualization, and to solve problems.

Prerequisite(s):

  • MAT 181 with a minimum of Grade D


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MAT-200

Linear Algebra

3 hrs lecture plus 1.5 hrs tutorial, 3 credits

This course covers systems of linear equations; matrices; determinants; Euclidian vector spaces; general vector spaces, Gram-Schmidt Process, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, and quadratic forms.Credit will normally be granted for only one of MAT 133 or Mat 200.

Prerequisite(s):

  • A in Principles of Math 12, Pre-calculus 12, or MAT 060; or a passing grade in MAT 102 or MAT 181.


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