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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Mathematics (Full-time)

Degree: Associate of Science
Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering

Program/elective recommendations will vary based on intended transfer school/program. Please see an Academic Advisor for guidance.

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
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Description: The first course of a three-semester sequence of courses. Topics include limits and continuity, the derivative and its applications including related rates and optimization, L'Hopital's rule, antiderivatives, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, integration by substitution. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: MAT 1570 or MAT 1580 and Other ( with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test)

Description: In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score)

Description: Major trends in the development of Western culture, emphasizing political, economic, social and cultural achievements from the seventeenth century to the present.

Notes: Choose any OT36 Arts & Humanities Elective (must be from 2 different subjects). View all course options here: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

Description: An examination of what is meant by culture and a review of the various theories and methods in Cultural Anthropology. Includes a comparison of the similarities and differences among world cultures as well as comparative analysis of family organization, religious beliefs, educational systems, economics and governmental systems.

Notes: Multicultural Elective - Choose one from these courses: AFR-1100, ART-2236, GEO-1101, GEO-1201, HUM-1130, LIT-2217, LIT-2234, PLS-2200, PLS-2220, PSY-1160, PSY-2225, REL-1111, REL-1112, SOC-1145, SOC-1219, SOC-2215

Description:

This course is designed to help new students make a successful transition to Sinclair Community College. Topics include college resources; academic, career and personal services available through Sinclair; learning styles; the learning process; financial responsibility; stress and wellness; and computer literacy through eLearn and library resources.

Notes: Please see Academic Advisor for recommendations

 

Term hours subtotal:

15

Spring Semester (First Year)
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Description:

The second course of a three-semester sequence of courses. Techniques of integration, applications of integration, numerical integration, improper integrals, infinite sequences and series, power series, parametric equations, polar coordinates, conic sections.

Prerequisites: MAT 2270 and Other ( with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test)

Description:

Fundamentals of mechanics including kinematics, dynamics, work and energy, momentum, oscillations, gravity, fluids, waves and sound, thermodynamics and kinetic theory, using calculus as appropriate. Four classroom, three lab hours per week.

Notes: OR CHE-1211/1251 or BIO-1171

Prerequisites: MAT 2270

Corequisites: PHY 2207

Corequisites: PHY 2201

Description: University-parallel course covering history and systems of psychology, behavioral research methods, physiology of behavior, sensation, perception, learning, memory, consciousness, cognition, personality, lifespan development, gender, social psychology, motivation, emotion, stress, mental disorders and therapies.

Notes: Choose any OT36 Social & Behavioral Science Elective (must be from 2 different subjects). View all course options here: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035

Description: English Composition II, building on the skills in English Composition I, develops rhetorical literacy through research, critical reading and multigenre writing tasks. Through major and minor, cumulative and stand-alone assignments, students construct arguments and analyses, ethically incorporating academic sources while developing their own voices as writers and citizens.

Notes: At least 7 hours of any elective required. Please see Academic Advisor for recommendations.

Prerequisites: ENG 1101 and ENG 1101 and ENG 1101

 

Term hours subtotal:

16

Fall Semester (Second Year)
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Description:

Vectors in the plane and space, dot and cross product of two vectors. Lines, planes and surfaces in space, vector-valued functions, arc length and curvature. Functions of several variables, partial derivatives with applications, multiple integrals with applications, line integrals, surface integrals, vector fields, Green’s Theorem, the Divergence Theorem and Stokes’ Theorem.

Prerequisites: MAT 2280 and Other ( with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test)

Description: Systems of linear equations, matrices, determinants, linear transformations, Euclidean n-space, coordinate vectors, abstract vector spaces, dimension and rank, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, orthogonal vectors, least-square problems, diagonalization, quadratic forms, singular-value decomposition. Applications such as Markov chains and computer graphics will be covered. Students will be introduced to the use of MATLAB for Linear Algebra. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: Or CIS-2217

Prerequisites: MAT 2280 and Other (with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test)

Notes: OR CHE-1221/1261 or BIO-1272

Notes: Choose any OT36 Social & Behavioral Science Elective (must be from 2 different subjects). View all course options here: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

 

Term hours subtotal:

16

Spring Semester (Second Year)
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Notes: Or MAT-2600 (Spring Only) -- Can also choose from CIS-1111 and CIS-2212

Description:

Covers sample spaces and probability laws; discrete and continuous random variables with special emphasis on the binomial, Poisson, hypergeometric, normal and gamma distributions; fundamental sampling distributions and data descriptions; use of computer software packages for simulating, summarizing, and displaying data. Provides a foundation for the further study of statistics.

Notes: (Spring Only) At least 7 hours of any elective required. Please see Academic Advisor for recommendations.

Prerequisites: MAT 2280

Notes: Choose any OT36 Arts & Humanities Elective (must be from 2 different subjects). View all course options here: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

Description: Designed to improve speaking and listening skills through the study and application of public speaking structure, content and style. This course requires 5 speeches in front of a live audience. The online course sections require the recordings to be created by the student with at least 8 adults present for each speech. Any questions, please contact the Communication Department at com.dept@sinclair.edu.

Notes: Or COM-2206 Interpersonal Communication

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course)

Notes: At least 7 hours of any elective required. Please see Academic Advisor for recommendations.

 

Term hours subtotal:

17

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.