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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.
1441 7:15a10:05a MTWThF MC 71 Murray D B
1442 10:15a1:05p MTWThF LS 201 Cho M
1443 10:15a1:05p MTWThF BUNDY 221 Saso M
Above section 1443 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066. Above section 1443 requires that students have internet access. Students are required to purchase an access code in order to complete online homework.
1444 12:30p3:20p MTWThF LA 231 Saakian L
1446 3:30p6:20p MTWThF MC 71 Ramsey E D
4038 6:30p9:15p MTWTh MC 66 Owaka E A
Above section 4038 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 17 to Aug 08.
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.
1447 7:15a10:05a MTWThF MC 70 Wong B L
1448 10:15a1:05p MTWThF MC 10 Lee P H
1449 10:15a1:05p MTWThF LA 228 Atique N
1450 1:15p4:05p MTWThF LS 201 Malakar S R
1452 3:30p6:20p MTWThF MC 66 Smith S P
Above section 1452 requires that students have internet access.
4040 6:30p9:15p MTWTh MC 67 Kaviani K
Above section 4040 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 17 to Aug 08.
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.
1453 7:15a10:05a MTWThF LS 103 MacDonald M
1454 10:15a1:05p MTWThF MC 71 Jahangard E
1455 1:15p4:05p MTWThF MC 70 Soleymani S
Above section 1455 requires that students have internet access.
4041 6:30p9:15p MTWTh LS 203 Askarian S N
Above section 4041 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 17 to Aug 08.
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.
1456 10:15a1:05p MTWThF MC 70 Rodas B G
4042 6:30p9:15p MTWTh LS 201 Zakeri G A
Above section 4042 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 17 to Aug 08.
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.
1457 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.
1458 8:00a10:05a MTWTh BUNDY 221 Ghahramanyan A
Above section 1458 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.
1459 10:15a12:20p MTWTh LA 231 Wong J D
1460 12:30p2:35p MTWTh BUNDY 217 Tsvikyan A
Above section 1460 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066, and requires that students have internet access. Students are required to purchase an access code in order to complete online homework.
1461 1:15p3:20p MTWTh MC 66 Bellin E H
1462 3:30p5:35p MTWTh MC 66 Evinyan Z
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.
1463 7:15a10:05a MTWThF LS 152 Quevedo J M
Above section 1463 requires that students have internet access. Students are required to purchase an access code in order to complete online homework.
1464 10:15a1:05p MTWThF BUNDY 156 Gromova I
Above section 1464 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.
1465 12:30p3:20p MTWThF LS 203 Petikyan G
Above section 1465 requires that students have internet access. Students are required to purchase an access code in order to complete online homework.
1466 1:15p4:05p MTWThF LA 228 Gizaw A
1467 1:15p4:05p MTWThF BUNDY 151 Cain C D
Above section 1467 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066. Above section 1467 requires that students have internet access. Students are required to purchase an access code in order to complete online homework.
1468 2:45p5:35p MTWThF BUNDY 221 Owens D J
Above section 1468 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.
4043 6:30p9:15p MTWTh MC 70 Aka D O
Above section 4043 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 17 to Aug 08, and requires that students have internet access.
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.
1469 8:00a10:05a MTWTh LS 203 Jimenez B S
1470 10:15a12:20p MTWTh LS 203 Jimenez B S
4044 6:00p9:00p TWTh MC 73 Mozafari R R
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.
1472 8:00a10:05a MTWTh BUNDY 213 Bayssa B T
Above section 1472 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.
1473 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.
1474 10:15a1:05p MTWThF MC 66 Kamin G
MATH 31, Elementary Algebra 5 units
• Prerequisite: Math 84 or Math 85.
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 semester. This can be accomplished in the Math Lab on the main campus or electronically (purchase of an access code required).
1475 7:15a10:05a MTWThF LS 201 Chen C
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Above section 1475 requires that students have internet access. Students are required to purchase an access code in order to complete online homework.
1476 10:15a1:05p MTWThF LS 103 Lopez Ma
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Above section 1476 requires that students have internet access. Students are required to purchase an access code in order to complete online homework.
1477 12:30p3:20p MTWThF LS 205 King W S
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Above section 1477 requires that students have internet access. Students are required to purchase an access code in order to complete online homework.
1478 1:15p4:05p MTWThF LS 103 Bronie B L
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1479 3:30p6:20p MTWThF LA 231 Jiang J
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4045 6:30p9:15p MTWTh LS 205 Bateman M
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Above section 4045 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 17 to Aug 08, and requires that students have internet access. Students are required to purchase an access code in order to complete online homework.
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.
1480 8:00a10:05a MTWTh MC 82 Foster M
Above section 1480 requires that students have internet access.
1481 10:15a12:20p MTWTh MC 82 London J S
1482 10:15a12:20p MTWTh BUNDY 213 Graves L P9:30
Above section 1482 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066. Above section 1482 requires that students have internet access.
1483 12:30p2:35p MTWTh MC 82 London J S
NEW 1665 1:15p3:20p MTWTh MC 71 Peter P A
1484 2:45p4:50p MTWTh MC 82 Lai I
Above section 1484 requires that students have internet access. Students are required to purchase an access code in order to complete online homework.
1485 4:15p6:20p MTWTh MC 70 Miao W
Above section 1485 requires that students have internet access.
MATH 54, Elementary Statistics 4 units
Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: Math 20 or Math 18 with a grade of C or better. • IGETC AREA 2 (Mathematical Concepts).
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.
1486 7:00a10:00a MTWTh MC 67 Carty B
1487 7:00a10:00a MTWTh MC 10 Gharamanians J
Above section 1487 requires that students have internet access. Students are required to purchase an access code in order to complete online homework.
1488 10:15a1:15p MTWTh MC 67 Martinez M G
1489 12:30p3:30p MTWTh MC 83 Lee L S
Above section 1489 requires that students have internet access.
1490 1:30p4:30p MTWTh MC 67 Nikolaychuk A M
1491 1:30p4:30p MTWTh MC 10 Mardirosian R
1492 2:45p5:45p MTWTh BUNDY 155 Bojkov A
Above section 1492 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066, and requires that students have internet access. Students are required to purchase an access code in order to complete online homework.
4046 6:30p9:30p MTWTh MC 71 Chan H J
Above section 4046 requires that students have internet access. Students are required to purchase an access code in order to complete online homework.
4047 6:30p9:30p MTWTh BUNDY 221 Perez R E
Above section 4047 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066. Above section 4047 requires that students have internet access. Students are required to purchase an access code in order to complete online homework.
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 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).
1493 8:00a10:05a MTWTh MC 74 Phung Q T
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1494 10:15a12:20p MTWTh MC 74 Phung Q T
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1495 12:30p2:35p MTWTh MC 73 Ulrich J W
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Above section 1495 requires that students have internet access.
1496 2:45p4:50p MTWTh MC 73 OkonjoAdigwe C E
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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 In Arts 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).
1497 8:00a10:05a MTWTh MC 73 Wang E
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1498 10:15a12:20p MTWTh MC 2 Meknuni M
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Above section 1498 requires that students to purchase an access code in order to complete online homework.
1499 12:30p2:35p MTWTh MC 74 Foreman N J
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1500 2:45p4:50p MTWTh MC 74 Halaka E F
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1501 3:30p5:35p MTWTh LS 205 Liao G
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MATH 85, Arithmetic and Prealgebra 5 units
• Prerequisite: None.
This course offers an accelerated option for preparation for Elementary Algebra. The material covered is equivalent to that covered separately in Math 81 (Basic Arithmetic) and Math 84 (Prealgebra). This course develops number and operation sense with regard to whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, mixed numbers, and decimals. Grouping symbols, order of operations, estimation and approximation, scientific notation, ratios, percents, proportions, geometric figures, and units of measurement with conversions are included. An introduction to algebraic topics, including simple linear equations, algebraic expressions and formulas, and practical applications of the material also are covered. All topics will be covered without the use of a calculating device.
This course is fastpaced and intensive. Course credit may not be applied toward satisfaction of Associate degree requirements.
1502 7:15a10:05a MTWThF MC 83 Esmaeili F A
Above section 1502 requires that students have internet access. Students are required to purchase an access code in order to complete online homework.
4048 6:30p9:15p MTWTh MC 83 Rahnavard M H
Above section 4048 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 17 to Aug 08, and requires that students have internet access. Students are required to purchase an access code in order to complete online homework.
IMPORTANT! Many SMC classes require the use of a computer with Internet access to reach class resources and/or to complete assignments and/or take exams. To locate a computer lab on campus go to www.smc.edu/acadcomp and click on the “Labs” link. 