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Mathematics

Students new to the Santa Monica College mathematics program who wish to enroll in a course must take the Math Assessment test before enrolling. A student who has successfully completed college level math courses (earned a grade of C or better) at another institution may be able to verify having met prerequisites by submitting an official transcript. Continuing students must complete prerequisite courses with a grade of “C” or better.

MATH 2, Precalculus    5 units

Transfer: *UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 2 (Mathematical Concepts) • Prerequisite: Math 20 and Math 32. • Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

*Maximum UC credit for Math 2, 22 and 26 is one course.

An intensive preparation for calculus. This course is intended for computer science, engineering, mathematics, and natural science majors. Topics include algebraic, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions and their inverses and identities, conic sections, sequences, series, the binomial theorem and mathematical induction.

1352   7:15a-10:05a MTWThF   MC 71   Murray D B

1353   10:15a-1:05p MTWThF   LS 201   Fine R F

NEW 1546   12:30p-3:20p MTWThF   LA 231    Baskauskas V A

1355   1:15p-4:05p MTWThF   HSS 104   Malakar S R

1356   3:30p-6:20p MTWThF   MC 71   Ramsey E D

4017   6:30p-9:15p MTWTh   MC 66   Liao G

Above section 4017 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 20 to Aug 11.

MATH 7, Calculus 1   5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 2 (Mathematical Concepts) • Prerequisite: Math 2.

This course is intended for computer science, engineering, mathematics and natural science majors. Topics in this course include limits, continuity, and derivatives and integrals of algebraic and trigonometric functions, with mathematical and physical applications.

Maximum UC credits allowed for only one series, either Math 7, 8 or 23, 24 or 28, 29.

1357   7:15a-10:05a MTWThF   MC 70   Wong B L

1358   10:15a-1:05p MTWThF   MC 10   Lee P H

NEW 1547   1:15p-4:05p MTWThF   LS 201   Kim J J

1360   3:30p-6:20p MTWThF   LS 203   Zakeri G A

4018   6:30p-9:15p MTWTh   MC 67   Askarian S N

Above section 4018 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 20 to Aug 11.

MATH 8, Calculus 2    5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 2 (Mathematical Concepts) • Prerequisite: Math 7.

A second course in calculus. Topics include derivatives and integrals of transcendental functions with mathematical and physical applications, indeterminate forms and improper integrals, infinite sequences and series, and curves, including conic sections, described by parametric equations and polar coordinates.

Maximum UC credit is allowed for only one series, either Math 7, 8 or 23, 24 or 28, 29.

1361   7:15a-10:05a MTWThF   LS 103   DellaRocca G

1362   10:15a-1:05p MTWThF   MC 70   Rodas B G

1363   1:15p-4:05p MTWThF   MC 70   Nestler A E

MATH 11, Multivariable Calculus   5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 2 (Mathematical Concepts) • Prerequisite: Math 8.

Topics include vectors and analytic geometry in two and three dimensions, vector functions with applications, partial derivatives, extrema, Lagrange multipliers, multiple integrals with applications, vector fields, Green’s Theorem, Divergence Theorem, and Stokes’ Theorem.

1364   7:15a-10:05a MTWThF   MC 66   Garcia E E

MATH 15, Ordinary Differential Equations   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 2 (Mathematical Concepts) • Prerequisite: Math 8.

This course is an introduction to ordinary differential equations. Topics include first order equations, linear equations, reduction of order, variation of parameters, spring motion and other applications, Cauchy-Euler equations, power series solutions, Laplace transform, and systems of linear differential equations.

1365   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   LS 205   Hong A M

Above section 1365 requires that students have Internet access to complete homework assignments.

MATH 18, Intermediate Algebra for Statistics and Finite Mathematics    3 units

   •   Prerequisite: Math 31.

Topics include linear, quadratic, exponential and logarithmic functions and equations; systems of linear equations and inequalities; sequences and series. The emphasis is on setting up and solving applications of the algebraic material.

Math 18 is designed for students who are required to complete Math 54 only or Math 21 only. If you are unsure which transfer level math course you need, it is recommended you take Math 20. Maximum allowable units for Math 18 and Math 20 is 5 units.

1366   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   AET 207   Chen C

Above section 1366 meets at the Academy of Entertainment and Technology, 1660 Stewart Street.

1367   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   LA 231   Meknuni M

1368   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   AET 207   Graves L P

Above section 1368 meets at the Academy of Entertainment and Technology, 1660 Stewart Street.

1369   1:15p-3:20p MTWTh   MC 71   Cain C D

Above section 1369 requires that students have Internet access to complete homework assignments.

1370   3:30p-5:35p MTWTh   MC 66   Gizaw A

MATH 20, Intermediate Algebra    5 units

   •   Prerequisite: Math 31.

Topics include rational, irrational and complex numbers; fundamental operations on algebraic expressions and functions; introduction to polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions, equations and graphs; circles and parabolas; matrix row reduction. Emphasis is on advanced algebraic factoring and simplification.

Math 20 serves as a prerequisite to all college level math classes. Students whose terminal math course is Math 54 or Math 21 may want to consider taking Math 18 instead.

1371   7:15a-10:05a MTWThF   LS 201   Ghahramanyan A

1372   10:15a-1:05p MTWThF   AET 205   Tsvikyan A

Above section 1372 meets at the Academy of Entertainment and Technology, 1660 Stewart Street. Above section 1372 requires that students have Internet access to complete homework assignments.

1373   10:15a-1:05p MTWThF   MC 71   Green T R

Above section 1373 requires that students have Internet access to complete homework assignments.

NEW 1548   12:30p-3:20p MTWThF   LS 203   Wong J D

1375   1:15p-4:05p MTWThF   AET 204   Sims J M

Above section 1375 meets at the Academy of Entertainment and Technology, 1660 Stewart Street. Above section 1375 requires that students have Internet access to complete homework assignments.

1376   2:45p-5:35p MTWThF   AET 207   Wang E

Above section 1376 meets at the Academy of Entertainment and Technology, 1660 Stewart Street.

4019   6:30p-9:15p MTWTh   MC 70   Aka D O

Above section 4019 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 20 to Aug 11.

MATH 21, Finite Mathematics   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 2 (Mathematical Concepts) • Prerequisite: Math 18 or 20.

This is a terminal mathematics course for liberal arts and social science majors. Topics include sets and counting, probability, linear systems, linear programming, statistics, and mathematics of finance, with emphasis on applications.

1377   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   LS 203   Jimenez B S

1378   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   LS 203   Jimenez B S

1379   1:15p-3:20p MTWTh   MC 66   England A M

MATH 26, Functions and Modeling for Business and Social Science    3 units

Transfer: UC*, CSU • IGETC AREA 2 (Mathematical Concepts) • Prerequisite: Mathematics 20.

This course is a preparatory course for students anticipating enrollment in Math 28 (Calculus 1 for Business and Social Science). Topics include algebraic, exponential and logartihmic functions and their graphical representations, and using these functions to model applications in business and social science.

Math 26 is not recommended as a terminal course to satisfy transfer requirements. *Maximum UC credit for Math 2, 22 and 26 is one course.

1380   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   LS 205   Hong A M

Above section 1380 requires that students have Internet access to complete homework assignments.

MATH 28, Calculus 1 for Business and Social Science    5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 2 (Mathematical Concepts) • Prerequisite: Math 26.

This class was formerly Math 23.

This course is intended for students majoring in business or social sciences. It is a survey of differential and integral calculus with business and social science applications. Topics include limits, differential calculus of one variable, including exponential and logarithmic functions, introduction to integral calculus, and mathematics of finance.

1381   10:15a-1:05p MTWThF   MC 66   Soleymani S

Above section 1381 requires that students have Internet access to complete homework assignments.

MATH 31, Elementary Algebra    5 units

   •   Prerequisite: Math 84.

Topics include: Arithmetic operations with real numbers, polynomials, rational expressions, and radicals; factoring polynomials; linear equations and inequalities in one and two variables; systems of linear equations and inequalities in two variables; application problems; equations with rational expressions; equations with radicals; introduction to quadratic equations in one variable.

*This course is equivalent to one year of high school algebra. Course credit may not be applied toward satisfaction of Associate in Arts Degree requirements. Students enrolled in this course are required to spend time each week in the Math Lab on the main campus; this requirement may be completed electronically.

1382   7:15a-10:05a MTWThF   LS 152   Quevedo J M

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Above section 1382 requires that students have Internet access to complete homework assignments. 

1383   10:15a-1:05p MTWThF   LS 103   Boosheri S G

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1384   12:30p-3:20p MTWThF   LS 205   Bresloff J L

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1385   1:15p-4:05p MTWThF   LS 103   Simpson-Rogers N

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1386   3:30p-6:20p MTWThF   LA 231   Jiang J

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MATH 32, Plane Geometry   3 units

   •   Prerequisite: Math 31. • Advisory: Math 20.

This is an introductory course in geometry whose goal is to increase student’s mathematical maturity and reasoning skills. Topics include elementary logical reasoning, properties of geometric figures, congruence, similarity, and right triangle relationships using trigonometric properties. Formal proof is introduced and used within the course.

1387   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   MC 82   London J S

1388   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   MC 82   Lai I

1389   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   MC 82   Harjuno T

1390   2:45p-4:50p MTWTh   MC 82   Perez R E

MATH 54, Elementary Statistics    4 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: Math 20 or Math 18 with a grade of C or better.

It is recommended that students who were planning to take Math 52 to fulfill requirements should take Math 54.

This course covers concepts and procedures of descriptive statistics, elementary probability theory and inferential statistics. Course material includes: summarizing data in tables and graphs; computation of descriptive statistics; measures of central tendency; variation; percentiles; sample spaces; classical probability theory; rules of probability; probability distributions; binomial, normal, T, Chi-square and F distributions; making inferences; decisions and predictions. This course develops confidence intervals for population parameters, hypothesis testing for both one and two populations, correlation and regression, ANOVA, test for independence and non-parametric method. This course develops statistical thinking through the study of applications in a variety of disciplines. The use of a statistical/graphing calculator or statistical analysis software is integrated into the course.

1391   7:00a-10:00a MTWTh   MC 67    Carty B

1392   10:15a-1:15p MTWTh   MC 67   Martinez M G

1393   12:30p-3:30p MTWTh   MC 83   McDonnell P L

1394   1:30p-4:30p MTWTh   MC 67   Yankey K A

1395   2:30p-5:30p MTWTh   AET 205   Kamin G

Above section 1395 meets at the Academy of Entertainment and Technology, 1660 Stewart Street. Above section 1395 requires that students have Internet access to complete homework assignments.

MATH 81, Basic Arithmetic   3 units

   •   Prerequisite: None.

The aim of this course is to develop number and operation sense with regard to whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percents; as well as measurement and problem solving skills. Course content also includes ratios, proportions, and practical applications of the arithmetic material.

*Course credit may not be applied toward satisfaction of Associate in Arts Degree requirements. Students enrolled in this course are required to spend time each week in the Math Lab on the main campus. This requirement may be completed electronically.

1396   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   MC 74   Phung Q T

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1397   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   MC 74   Phung Q T

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1398   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   MC 73   Lopez Ma

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MATH 84, Pre-Algebra   3 units

   •   Prerequisite: Math 81.

This course prepares the student for Elementary Algebra. It assumes a thorough knowledge of arithmetic. Course content includes integers, signed fractions, signed decimals, grouping symbols, the order of operations, exponents, and algebraic expressions and formulas. The emphasis is on concepts essential for success in algebra. Those students who only need to review basic arithmetic should consider Math 81.

*Course credit may not be applied toward satisfaction of Associate In Arts Degree requirements. Students enrolled in this course are required to spend time each week in the math lab. This requirement may be completed electronically.

1399   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   MC 73   Rahnavard M H

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1400   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   MC 2   Lopez Ma

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1401   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   MC 74   Emerson A J

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1402   2:45p-4:50p MTWTh   MC 74   Allen C A

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