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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.
1404 7:15a10:05a MTWThF MC 71 Murray D B
1405 10:15a1:05p MTWThF LS 201 Saakian L
1406 12:30p3:20p MTWThF LA 231 Cho M
1407 1:15p4:05p MTWThF MC 2 Baskauskas V A
1408 3:30p6:20p MTWThF MC 71 Ramsey E D
4031 6:30p9:15p MTWTh MC 66 Kaviani K
Above section 4031 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 09.
4032 6:30p9:15p MTWTh MC 10 Owaka E
Above section 4032 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 09.
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.
1409 7:15a10:05a MTWThF MC 70 Wong B L
1410 10:15a1:05p MTWThF MC 10 Lee P H
1411 10:15a1:05p MTWThF LA 228 Graves L P
1412 1:15p4:05p MTWThF LS 201 Mac Donald M
1414 3:30p6:20p MTWThF LS 203 Fry G P
4033 6:30p9:15p MTWTh MC 67 Zakeri G A
Above section 4033 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 09.
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.
1415 7:15a10:05a MTWThF LS 103 Smith S P
1416 1:15p4:05p MTWThF MC 70 Jahangard E
Above section 1416 requires that students have internet access to complete homework assignments.
1598 10:15a1:05p MTWThF MC 70 Soleymani S
4034 6:30p9:15p MTWTh LS 203 Askarian S N
Above section 4034 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 09.
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.
1417 7:15a10:05a MTWThF MC 66 Garcia E E
1418 1:30p4:20p MTWThF LA 228 Nikolaychuk A M
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, CauchyEuler equations, power series solutions, Laplace transform, and systems of linear differential equations.
1419 8:00a10:05a MTWTh LS 205 Hong A M
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.
1420 8:00a10:05a MTWTh AET 207 Chen C
Above section 1420 meets at the Academy of Entertainment and Technology, 1660 Stewart Street.
1421 10:15a12:20p MTWTh LA 231 Rahnavard M H
1422 12:30p2:35p MTWTh AET 207 Ward J E
Above section 1422 meets at the Academy of Entertainment and Technology, 1660 Stewart Street.
1423 1:15p3:20p MTWTh MC 71 Wong J D
1424 3:30p5:35p MTWTh MC 66 Aka D O
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.
1425 7:15a10:05a MTWThF LS 152 Quevedo J M
Above section 1425 requires that students have internet access to complete homework assignments.
1426 10:15a1:05p MTWThF AET 206 Owens D J
Above section 1426 meets at the Academy of Entertainment and Technology, 1660 Stewart Street.
1427 10:15a1:05p MTWThF MC 71 Green T R
Above section 1427 requires that students have internet access to complete homework assignments.
1428 12:30p3:20p MTWThF LS 203 Cain C D
Above section 1428 requires that students have internet access to complete homework assignments.
1429 1:15p4:05p MTWThF AET 204 Kim J J
Above section 1429 meets at the Academy of Entertainment and Technology, 1660 Stewart Street. Above section 1429 requires that students have internet access to complete homework assignments.
1430 2:45p5:35p MTWThF AET 207 Jiang J
Above section 1430 meets at the Academy of Entertainment and Technology, 1660 Stewart Street.
4035 6:30p9:15p MTWTh MC 70 Meknuni M
Above section 4035 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 09.
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.
1431 8:00a10:05a MTWTh LS 203 Jimenez B S
1432 10:15a12:20p MTWTh LS 203 Jimenez B S
1433 1:15p3:20p MTWTh MC 66 Harandian R
4036 6:00p9:00p TWTh LS 201 Gromova I 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.
1434 8:00a10:05a MTWTh BUNDY 213 Peter P A
Above section 1434 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.
1435 10:15a12:20p MTWTh LS 205 Hong A M
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.
1436 10:15a1:05p MTWThF MC 66 London J S
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 high school algebra. Course credit may not be applied toward satisfaction of Associate Degree requirements. Students enrolled in this course are required to spend 16 documented supplemental learning hours outside of class during the session. This can be accomplished in the Math Lab on the main campus or electronically (purchase of an access code required).
1437 7:15a10:05a MTWThF LS 201 Bayssa B T
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1438 10:15a1:05p MTWThF LS 103 Lopez Ma
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Above section 1438 requires that students have internet access to complete homework assignments.
1439 12:30p3:20p MTWThF LS 205 Bresloff J L
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1440 1:15p4:05p MTWThF LS 103 Bronie B L
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1441 3:30p6:20p MTWThF LA 231 Chitgar M H
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4037 6:30p9:15p MTWTh LS 205 King W S
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Above section 4037 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 09.
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.
1442 8:00a10:05a MTWTh MC 82 Karasik P
1443 10:15a12:20p MTWTh MC 82 Harjuno T
1444 10:15a12:20p MTWTh BUNDY 213 Lai I
Above section 1444 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066. Above section 1444 requires that students have internet access to complete homework assignments.
1445 12:30p2:35p MTWTh MC 82 McDonnell P L
Above section 1445 requires that students have internet access to complete homework assignments.
1446 2:45p4:50p MTWTh MC 82 Kamin G
1447 4:15p6:20p MTWTh MC 70 Miao W
Above section 1447 requires that students have internet access to complete homework assignments.
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, Chisquare 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 nonparametric 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.
1448 7:00a10:00a MTWTh MC 67 Gharamanians J
Above section 1448 requires that students have internet access to complete homework assignments.
1449 10:15a1:15p MTWTh MC 67 Martinez M G
1450 12:30p3:30p MTWTh MC 83 Mardirosian R
Above section 1450 requires that students have internet access to complete homework assignments.
1451 1:30p4:30p MTWTh MC 67 Malakar S R
1452 1:30p4:30p MTWTh MC 10 Yankey K A
Above section 1452 requires that students have internet access to complete homework assignments.
1453 2:30p5:30p MTWTh AET 205 Carty B
Above section 1453 meets at the Academy of Entertainment and Technology, 1660 Stewart Street.
4038 6:30p9:30p MTWTh MC 71 Perez R E
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 Degree requirements. Students enrolled in this course are required to spend 16 documented supplemental learning hours outside of class during the session. This can be accomplished in the Math Lab on the main campus or electronically (purchase of an access code required).
1454 8:00a10:05a MTWTh MC 74 Phung Q T
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Above section 1454 requires that students have internet access to complete homework assignments.
1455 10:15a12:20p MTWTh MC 74 Phung Q T
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Above section 1455 requires that students have internet access to complete homework assignments.
1456 12:30p2:35p MTWTh MC 73 Bellin E H
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1457 2:45p4:50p MTWTh MC 73 Ulrich J W
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Above section 1457 requires that students have internet access to complete homework assignments.
MATH 84, PreAlgebra 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.
Course credit may not be applied toward satisfaction of Associate Degree requirements. Students enrolled in this course are required to spend 16 documented supplemental learning hours outside of class during the session. This can be accomplished in the Math Lab on the main campus or electronically (purchase of an access code required)..
1458 8:00a10:05a MTWTh MC 73 Gizaw A
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Above section 1458 requires that students have internet access to complete homework assignments.
1459 10:15a12:20p MTWTh MC 2 Halaka E
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Above section 1459 requires that students have internet access to complete homework assignments.
1460 12:30p2:35p MTWTh MC 74 SimpsonRodgers N
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1461 2:45p4:50p MTWTh MC 74 Allen C A
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1462 3:30p5:35p MTWTh LS 205 OkonjoAdigwe C E
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IMPORTANT! Many SMC classes require the use of a computer with Internet access to reach class resources and/or to complete assignments. To locate a computer lab on campus go to www.smc.edu/acadcomp and click on the "Labs" link.