Spring 2012 Class Schedule (CRC)



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MATH 20    Arithmetic    5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 90 hours LEC
Description: This course provides instruction in the fundamentals of arithmetic with emphasis on computational skills. Topics include whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, ratios, proportions, problem solving, and applications.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MWF       07:20AM-08:50AM LEC M.Myren              CRC MAIN L 300           14420 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Hunter             CRC MAIN L 300           14422 Textbook
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC M.Hunter             CRC MAIN L 300           14422 Textbook
This class meets on MW 9:00 -10:20 a.m. and Fri 9:00 -11:05 a.m.

MTW       10:30AM-11:45AM LEC C.Moreno             CRC MAIN L 300           14423 Textbook
Th        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC C.Moreno             CRC MAIN L 300           14423 Textbook
Students are required to enroll in MATH 85 (15336) in order to retain a seat in this course. Permission numbers for MATH 85 (15336) will be distributed the first day of the MATH 20 (14423) class. If you would like more information contact Camille Moreno at morenoc@crc.losrios.edu

TTh       08:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Myren              CRC MAIN L 300           15162 Textbook
 

TTh       05:00PM-07:20PM LEC B.Hee                CRC MAIN L 300           14424 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. All homework and some quizzes are completed online.

MW        07:30PM-09:50PM LEC M.Jagoda             CRC MAIN L 300           14425 Textbook


MATH 30    Pre-Algebra Mathematics    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 20 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Hours: 90 hours LEC
Description: This course in pre-algebra mathematics emphasizes fundamental operations on integers and decimals as well as in geometric figures, measurement, and algebra. Topics include: fractions; decimals; signed numbers; properties of exponents; scientific notation; conversions; metric system; square and cube roots; formula evaluation; solving equations; ratios; proportions; algebraic manipulations; descriptive statistics; rectangular coordinate system; elementary calculator use.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MWF       07:20AM-08:50AM LEC Z.Zeng               CRC MAIN L 110           14691 
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TTh       08:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Williams-Brito     CRC MAIN CAC 132         14438 Textbook
 

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Nguyen-Vo          CRC MAIN CAC 132         15534 Textbook
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC L.Nguyen-Vo          CRC MAIN CAC 132         15534 Textbook
This class meets on MW 9:00 -10:20 a.m. and Fri 9:00 -11:05 a.m.
This class has a computer component. Students MUST have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. All homework is completed online.

MTWTh     10:30AM-11:40AM LEC J.Baca               CRC MAIN LRC 106         14754 Textbook
MTWTh     12:00PM-01:10PM LEC M.Yarbrough          CRC MAIN LRC 106         19654 Textbook
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:40PM LEC C.Albright           CRC MAIN CAC 132         14595 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-03:50PM LEC B.Guan               CRC MAIN SCI 215         14622 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Sertich            CRC MAIN Online          14631 Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students are required to e-mail the instructor at sertics@crc.losrios.edu by Monday, January 2, 2012, for instruction on orientation. Students MUST complete the online orientation and register onto Course Compass by Saturday, January 14, 2012, to remain in the class. All homework and quizzez are completed through the publisher's website, Course Compass. ALL EXAMS ARE TAKEN ON CAMPUS ON SATURDAYS.
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet 2) e-mail account

TTh       01:30PM-03:50PM LEC D.Soria Martin       CRC MAIN LRC 201         14967 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students MUST have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. All homework is completed online.

TTh       05:00PM-07:20PM LEC M.Herndon            CRC MAIN L 313           14446 Textbook
 

MW        07:30PM-09:50PM LEC M.Navarro            CRC MAIN L 110           14951 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. All homework and some quizzes are completed online.


MATH 81    Academic Skills in Mathematics    .25-2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for students concurrently enrolled in MATH 20, 30, 100, 101, 102, 112, 120, or 125; placement can be made through student request, instructor recommendation, or an assessment process. This laboratory course provides assistance in math skills to students enrolled in a non-transferable mathematics course. Students may enter the course at any time during the first 12 weeks of the semester and earn .25 to 2 units. Students may take the course up to four times for credit, earning a maximum of eight units. This course is graded on a pass/no-pass basis. MATH 81 is recommended for students who are encountering difficulties in the areas of math anxiety, basic skills, algebraic concepts or manipulation, graphing, problem solving, etc.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Moreno             CRC MAIN LRC 205         14459 
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Enrolling in Math 81 allows students who are also enrolled in a non-transferable math class to use the Math Center services on an as-needed basis. Visit the Math Center in LRC-205 or call 691-7459 for additional information.


MATH 82    Academic Skills in Mathematics for Transfer Level    .25-2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for students concurrently enrolled in MATH 300, MATH 310, MATH 335, MATH 341, MATH 343, MATH 344, MATH 350, MATH 351, MATH 370, MATH 400, MATH 401, MATH 402, MATH 410, MATH 420, or STAT 300. This laboratory course provides assistance in math skills to students enrolled in a transferable mathematics or statistics course. Students may enter the course at any time during the semester and earn .25 to 2 units. Students may take the course up to four times for credit, earning a maximum of eight units. This course is graded on a credit/no-credit basis. MATH 82 is recommended for students who are encountering difficulties in the areas of math anxiety, basic skills, algebraic concepts or manipulations, graphing, statistics, problem solving, etc.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Martin             CRC MAIN LRC 205         14461 
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Enrolling in Math 82 allows students who are also enrolled in a transferable math class to use the Math Center services on an as-needed basis. Visit the Math Center in LRC-205 or call 691-7459 for additional information.

TBA       TBA             LAB L.Stewart            CRC MAIN LRC 205         14461 Textbook
Enrolling in Math 82 allows students who are also enrolled in a transferable math class to use the Math Center services on an as-needed basis. Visit the Math Center in LRC-205 or call 691-7459 for additional information.


MATH 83    Self Study Mathematics Modules    .25-1 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: The course enables students to review specific math topics which are necessary for success in MATH 20, MATH 30, MATH 100 or any course requiring the skills taught in these classes. Learning objectives and the course of study will be designed for each individual based on the needs of the student. A partial list of modules includes fractions, decimals, signed number arithmetic, percent, simplifying algebraic expressions, factoring, and solving linear equations. The course may be taken for credit a maximum of four times (with new learning objectives/activities each time). Modules cannot replace any existing mathematics course, and successful completion of MATH 83 currently does not satisfy any mathematics prerequisite. MATH 83 is a credit/no-credit class and students can enroll in the class at any time during the semester.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Erickson           CRC MAIN LRC 205         14462 
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Enrolling in Math 83 allows students not enrolled in a CRC math class to review specific math topics with which they may be having difficulty. Visit the Math Center in LRC-205 or call 691-7459 for additional information. IMPORTANT:Enrollment requires Instructor Consent by Permission Number.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 13-Mar 22
MTWTh     01:30PM-03:35PM LAB C.Moreno             CRC MAIN L 300           20979 Textbook
This class is an intensive six week boot camp for students who would like to strengthen their Math skills in Arithmetic through Algebra. The goal of this math boot camp is to fill math knowledge gaps through a self-paced and personalized program. Students are required to enroll in at least 0.5 unit to remain enrolled. For more information, contact Camille Moreno at morenoc@crc.losrios.edu. This class meets February 13 - March 22, 2012.


MATH 85    Math Study Skills    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to assist students in learning mathematics through the development of successful math study skills. This course addresses learning styles, how to read a math book, completing math homework assignments, how to take notes, how to prepare and take exams in a math class, and techniques for overcoming math anxiety.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
Th        11:20AM-12:10PM LEC C.Moreno             CRC MAIN L 300           15336 
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Students are required to enroll in MATH 20 (14423) in order to retain a seat in this course. Permission numbers for Math 85 (15336) will be distributed the first day of the Math 20 (14423) class. If you would like more information contact Camille Moreno at morenoc@crc.losrios.edu


MATH 100    Elementary Algebra    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 30 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Hours: 90 hours LEC
Description: This course includes the fundamental concepts and operations of algebra with problem solving skills emphasized throughout. Topics include: properties of real numbers, linear equations and inequalities, integer exponents, polynomials, factoring polynomials. Rational expressions and equations, radical expressions and equations, rational exponents, systems of linear equations and inequalities, the rectangular coordinate system, graphs and equations of lines, and solving quadratic equations.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MWF       07:20AM-08:50AM LEC K.Williams-Brito     CRC MAIN CAC 132         14891 
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MWF       07:20AM-08:50AM LEC M.Nelsenador         CRC MAIN SCI 109         15119 Textbook
MTWTh     10:30AM-11:40AM LEC M.Myren              CRC MAIN CAC 132         14576 Textbook
 

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Moreno             CRC MAIN P 120           14577 Textbook
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC C.Moreno             CRC MAIN P 120           14577 Textbook
This class meets MW 9:00 -10:20 a.m. and Fri 9:00 -11:05 a.m.
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. All homework and some quizzes are completed online.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Hunter             CRC MAIN L 300           14381 Textbook
F         12:00PM-02:05PM LEC M.Hunter             CRC MAIN L 300           14381 Textbook
This class meets MW 12:00 -1:20 p.m. and Fri 12:00 -2:05 p.m.

TTh       08:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Yarbrough          CRC MAIN L 313           14379 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-03:50PM LEC T.Truong             CRC MAIN P 120           14380 Textbook
 

TTh       01:30PM-03:50PM LEC L.Nguyen-Vo          CRC MAIN L 110           14862 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students MUST have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. All homework is completed online.

MTWTh     01:30PM-02:40PM LEC J.Baca               CRC MAIN LRC 106         14870 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students MUST have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. All homework is completed online.

MTWTh     02:50PM-04:00PM LEC J.Baca               CRC MAIN CAC 132         14952 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students MUST have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. All homework is completed online.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Quirarte           CRC MAIN Online          14953 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-03:35PM LEC S.Quirarte           CRC MAIN L 112           14953 Textbook
Hybrid class
Interactive Television Class.
Students not in classroom must phone in at the beginning of class hour. Attendance number is (916) 691-7771. For more information about interactive television classes please visit www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Students must have access to the Internet and an e-mail account. THIS CLASS USES THE PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE AND NOT D2L. Enrolled students are required to e-mail Professor Quirarte quirars@crc.losrios.edu no later than August 18. Students are also required to complete the online orientation for the course at the instructor's website crc.losrios.edu/quirars no later than August 25 to remain in the class. This class has a computer component with homework and quizzes completed online. All tests must be taken on campus. Saturday testing is available. For more information go to Professor Quirarte's Web site crc.losrios.edu/quirars

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Stewart            CRC MAIN Online          15535 Textbook
Online class.
This is an online course that requires students to have access to the Internet as well as an e-mail account. Students enrolled in this course are required to e-mail the instructor at stewarl@crc.losrios.edu no later than Monday January 2, 2012 and complete the online ORIENTATION at crc.losrios.edu/stewarl by the first day of class, Saturday, January 14, 2012. All tests are taken on campus on the following dates:
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Saturday, March 17, 2012
Saturday, April 14, 2012
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Saturday, May 12, 2012 (Final Exam)

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Quirarte           CRC MAIN Online          15536 Textbook
Online class.
This is an online course and all work is to be completed online through the publisher's website, Course Compass and ALL TESTS ARE TAKEN ON CAMPUS. Students must have access to an Internet connection and an e-mail account. Students MUST complete the online orientation for Math 100 on the website web.crc.losrios.edu/quirars and register into Course Compass by the first day of class to remain in the class. Students can confirm registration in the class by e-mailing the instructor at quirars@crc.losrios.edu
For more information about the class go to web.crc.losrios.edu/quirars

TTh       05:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Brooks             CRC MAIN P 120           14383 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-09:50PM LEC W.Schulte            CRC MAIN L 313           14384 Textbook


MATH 101    Elementary Algebra - Part I    2 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 30 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course presents the fundamental concepts and operations of algebra with problem solving and critical thinking skills incorporated throughout. Topics include: review of properties of real numbers and signed numbers; algebraic expressions, solving linear equations and inequalities; solving linear systems of equations; graphing, properties of exponents; operations on polynomials.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Stewart            CRC MAIN Online          14892 
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Online class.
This class is designed for students in the Ford ASSET 22 Program and it is open to all students.
Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. Students enrolled in this section are required to e-mail the instructor at stewarl@crc.losrios.edu no later than Monday January 2, 2011 and complete the online ORIENTATION at crc.losrios.edu/stewarl by the first day of class, Saturday, January 14, 2012.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC M.Herndon            CRC MAIN LRC 106         14954 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection, and an e-mail account. ALL homework is completed online.

MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC L.Stewart            CRC MAIN L 313           15166 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection, and an e-mail account. ALL homework and some quizzes are completed online.


MATH 102    Elementary Algebra - Part II    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: A continuation of MATH 101, this course presents the fundamental concepts and operations of algebra with problem solving and critical thinking skills incorporated throughout. Topics covered include: factoring and applications; operations on rational expressions and solving rational equations; rectangular coordinate systems; graphing lines and linear inequalities; equation of lines; roots and radical expressions; solving quadratic equations; complex numbers; continued study of problem solving and applications.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC Z.Zeng               CRC MAIN LRC 201         14929 
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This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. All homework and some quizzes are completed online.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Herndon            CRC MAIN LRC 201         14567 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. All homework is completed online.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Yarbrough          CRC MAIN L 313           15111 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Stewart            CRC MAIN L 313           15163 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection, and an e-mail account. ALL homework and some quizzes are completed online.

MW        05:00PM-06:20PM LEC W.Schulte            CRC MAIN L 313           14594 Textbook


MATH 110    Elementary Geometry    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100 or 102 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Hours: 90 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces Euclidean Geometry. Topics include sets, definitions, postulates, theorems, deductive and inductive reasoning, proof, parallel lines, triangles, polygons, congruence, similarity, constructions, the Pythagorean Theorem, right triangle trigonometry, circles, analytic geometry, and elementary solid geometry.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Yarbrough          CRC MAIN LRC 106         15337 
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F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC M.Yarbrough          CRC MAIN LRC 106         15337 Textbook
This class meets on MW 9:00 -10:20 a.m. and Fri 9:00 -11:05 a.m.

MW        05:00PM-07:20PM LEC T.Ngai               CRC MAIN SCI 110         15338 Textbook


MATH 120    Intermediate Algebra    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100 or 102 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Hours: 90 hours LEC
Description: This course reviews and extends the concepts of elementary algebra with problem solving skills emphasized throughout. Topics which are reviewed and extended include: linear and quadratic equations, factoring polynomials, rational expressions, exponents, radicals, equations of lines, and systems of equations. New topics include: graphs and their translations and reflections, functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, graphs of quadratic and simple polynomial functions, nonlinear systems of equations, quadratic inequalities, and an introduction to graph of circles.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MWF       07:20AM-08:50AM LEC M.Hunter             CRC MAIN L 313           14578 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Williams-Brito     CRC MAIN L 313           14400 Textbook
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC K.Williams-Brito     CRC MAIN L 313           14400 Textbook
This class meets MW 9:00 -10:20 a.m. and Fri 9:00 -11:05 a.m. This class is designed for students in the Foundation of Academic Success Learning Community and is open to all students.

TTh       08:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Simpson            CRC MAIN L 110           14401 Textbook
This class has a computer component. All homework and some quizzes are completed online via the web-based homework and education system, WebAssign. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. All lectures and exams are on campus.

MTWTh     10:30AM-11:40AM LEC L.Nguyen-Vo          CRC MAIN P 120           14402 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. All homework and some quizzes are completed online.

MW        01:30PM-03:50PM LEC C.Erickson           CRC MAIN L 110           14403 Textbook
A TI-83/83Plus, TI-84/TI-84Plus or other graphing calculator with equivalent statistical functions is required for this course.

TTh       03:00PM-04:50PM LEC S.Quirarte           CRC MAIN L 112           14893 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Quirarte           CRC MAIN Online          14893 Textbook
Hybrid class
Interactive Television Class.
Students not in classroom must phone in at the beginning of class hour. Attendance number is (916) 691-7771. For more information about interactive television classes please visit www.crc.losrios.edu/de
This is a distance ed class that includes an online homework component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and an e-mail account. ALL homework and some quizzes are completed online. ALL EXAMS ARE TAKEN ON CAMPUS.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Simpson            CRC MAIN Online          14404 Textbook
Online class.
This is an online course that requires students to have access to the Internet as well as an e-mail account. Testing is done on campus and students are required to be available on testing days. Homework is completed through www.WebAssign.net
Students MUST attend one of the two online orientations for this course at www.MathemAddicts.com. The dates for the orientation will be posted on January 1, 2012. Students must present evidence of prerequisite via fax (att. Roy Simpson at 916-691-7142), e-mail, or in person by the end of the first week of class. For more information about the class go to www.MathemAddicts.com after January 1, 2012.

MTWTh     02:50PM-04:00PM LEC C.Albright           CRC MAIN LRC 106         15164 Textbook
MW        05:00PM-07:20PM LEC L.Ly                 CRC MAIN LRC 210         14405 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-09:50PM LEC M.Wen                CRC MAIN P 120           14407 Textbook


MATH 125    Intermediate Algebra with Applications    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100 or 102 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for the intermediate algebra student who plans to continue into STAT 300, MATH 310 (Mathematical Discovery), or MATH 343 (Business Mathematics). The course topics include linear behavior, functions and graphs, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems, and polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and radical expressions and equations. This course will feature discovery activities and applications to real data sets and problems which are current and relevant. This course does not fulfill the prerequisite for MATH 335.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       08:00AM-10:05AM LEC D.Soria Martin       CRC MAIN P 120           14410 
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This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
A graphing calculator is required for this class, recommended calculators are: TI-83, TI-83 Plus, TI-84 or TI-84 Plus.

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Quirarte           CRC MAIN L 112           14411 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Quirarte           CRC MAIN Online          14411 Textbook
Hybrid class
Interactive Television Class.
Students not in classroom must phone in at the beginning of class hour. Attendance number is (916) 691-7771. For more information about interactive television classes please visit www.crc.losrios.edu/de
This is a distance ed class that includes an online homework component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and an e-mail account. ALL homework and some quizzes are completed online. ALL EXAMS ARE TAKEN ON CAMPUS.
A graphing calculator is required for this class, recommended calculators are: TI-83, TI-83 Plus, TI-84 or TI-84 Plus.

MWF       12:00PM-01:15PM LEC T.Truong             CRC MAIN P 120           14414 Textbook
A graphing calculator is required for this class, recommended calculators are: TI-83, TI-83 Plus, TI-84 or TI-84 Plus.

MWF       09:00AM-10:15AM LEC A.Bazos              CRC MAIN T 115           14579 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
A graphing calculator is required for this class, recommended calculators are: TI-83, TI-83 Plus, TI-84 or TI-84 Plus.

MW        07:30PM-09:35PM LEC T.Ngo                CRC MAIN LRC 210         14955 Textbook
A graphing calculator is required for this class, recommended calculators are: TI-83, TI-83 Plus, TI-84 or TI-84 Plus.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Quirarte           CRC MAIN Online          14956 Textbook
Online class.
This is an online course and all work is to be completed online through the publisher's website, Course Compass at www.coursecompass.com
ALL TESTS ARE TAKEN ON CAMPUS. Students must have access to the Internet and an e-mail address.  Students MUST complete the online orientation for Math 125 on the website crc.losrios.edu/quirars by the first day of class to remain in the class. Students can confirm registration in the class by e-mailing the instructor at quirars@crc.losrios.edu
For more information on this course, visit crc.losrios.edu/quirarsA graphing calculator is required for this class, recommended calculators are: TI-83, TI-83 Plus, TI 84 or TI 84 Plus.


MATH 144    Math for Contemporary Careers    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100 or 102 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In the current information age, what mathematics should every person know? This course examines the contributions of mathematics in today's world. Students will explore mathematics' on-going role in society beginning with the need for and development of number systems, logical thinking, and current processes for coding and decoding data. A major focus of the course will be contemporary methods for analyzing data and interpreting statistics to make informed decisions. Students will conclude the course by selecting a module of mathematical interest from a list of available topics drawn from vocational programs and contemporary careers such as automotive technology, construction technology, film, digital media and broadcasting, medical records, pharmacy technology or other emerging career fields.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Martin             CRC MAIN LRC 210         15537 
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This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. All homework and some quizzes are completed online.


MATH 300    Introduction to Mathematical Ideas    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120 or 125 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Introduction to Mathematical Ideas allows liberal arts students to meet general education mathematics requirements while exploring concepts and objects of mathematics in a meaningful way. This course is designed to show some of the essence and quality of mathematics, and to enhance precision in the evaluation and expression of ideas, thereby developing a student's quantitative reasoning skills. It is recommended primarily for students who do not plan to major in a math-related field, but may be of interest to others as well. Course content may include topics from numeration systems, logic, geometry, probability, statistics, algebraic modeling, number theory, consumer mathematics, graph theory, voting and apportionment, and perhaps others; concepts of contemporary mathematics may be covered. Emphasis is placed on the deductive process.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Williams-Brito     CRC MAIN L 110           14573 
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This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. All homework is completed online.

TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC R.Lal                CRC MAIN LRC 201         14574 Textbook


MATH 310    Mathematical Discovery    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 110, MATH 112, or Geometry; AND MATH 120 or 125 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to introduce students to the spirit of mathematics by involving them in the mathematical process of exploration, conjecture, and proof. Students will explore mathematical patterns and relations, formulate conjectures, and prove their conjectures. Areas of mathematics from which content may be derived include number theory, statistics, probability, geometry, and sequences and series. This course is recommended for students interested in a career in education.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Williams-Brito     CRC MAIN L 110           14346 
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TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LEC V.Jones              CRC MAIN LRC 201         14347 Textbook


MATH 335    Trigonometry with College Algebra    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 112, MATH 110, or Geometry; AND MATH 120; both with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 90 hours LEC
Description: This is a full trigonometry course with algebra concepts reviewed, extended, and integrated when they are relevant to the trigonometric concepts. The trigonometric topics include right triangle trigonometry, unit circle trigonometry, graphs of trigonometric functions, proofs of trigonometric identities, solving trigonometric equations, applications of trigonometric functions (law of sines and cosines), and inverse trigonometric functions. The algebra topics include exponential and logarithmic functions, complex numbers, conic sections, the polar coordinate system, and solving equations, inequalities, and systems of equations.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MWF       07:20AM-08:50AM LEC A.Bazos              CRC MAIN LRC 106         14360 
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This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. All homework and some quizzes are completed online.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Stewart            CRC MAIN LRC 210         14361 Textbook
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC L.Stewart            CRC MAIN LRC 210         14361 Textbook
This class meets MW 9:00-10:20 a.m. and Fri 9:00-11:05 a.m.

MTWTh     01:30PM-02:40PM LEC M.Martin             CRC MAIN T 113A          14362 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students MUST have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. All homework is completed online.

TTh       05:00PM-07:20PM LEC M.Zeng               CRC MAIN LRC 210         14365 Textbook
 

TTh       07:30PM-09:50PM LEC R.Lal                CRC MAIN L 110           14575 Textbook


MATH 343    Modern Business Mathematics    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed around applications of mathematics in an economic and business context. The major topics included are function, finance (interest and exponential models), rates of change, optimization, and linear programming. The content of the course is structured to incorporate tables, graphs and data sets collected from real-world situations. This course is not recommended for mathematics or physical science majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        02:30PM-04:35PM LEC R.Spake              CRC MAIN L 313           14368 
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A TI-83/83Plus,84/84Plus or other graphing calculator with equivalent statistical functions is required for this course.

TTh       07:30PM-09:35PM LEC M.Wen                CRC MAIN L 313           14453 Textbook
A TI-83/83Plus,84/84Plus or other graphing calculator with equivalent statistical functions is required for this course.


MATH 344    Finite Mathematics    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Topics covered in this course include set theory, matrix algebra, simplex method of linear programming, Markov process, game theory, mathematics of finance including present value and annuities, and probability and statistics with application in the field of business, social science and biological sciences. This course will be offered in Spring semester only.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Ly                 CRC MAIN LRC 210         14957 
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MATH 350    Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences I    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 335 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to calculus. Topics include functions, trigonometric functions, limits, analytic geometry, and differential calculus with applications to business, social, and biological sciences. This course is intended for students majoring in social and biological sciences.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC C.Moreno             CRC MAIN SCI 215         14354 
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MATH 351    Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences II    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 350 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a continuation of Math 350. Topics include: definite and indefinite integrals, power series, analytic geometry, multivariate calculus, and differential equations with applications to business, social, and biological sciences. Not open to students who have received credit for MATH 401 or higher level mathematics course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        07:20AM-08:40AM LEC B.Guan               CRC MAIN T 115           14357 
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MATH 370    Pre-Calculus Mathematics    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 335 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 90 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to prepare students for calculus sequence. Course content includes a brief review followed by an in-depth extension of the properties of polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. Additional topics include systems of linear and non-linear equations and inequalities, conic sections, sequences and series, analytic geometry, vectors, parametric, and polar equations. A graphing calculator may be required for this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MWF       07:20AM-08:50AM LEC M.Rodrigues          CRC MAIN SCI 110         14366 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Erickson           CRC MAIN CAC 132         14367 Textbook
F         12:00PM-02:05PM LEC C.Erickson           CRC MAIN CAC 132         14367 Textbook
This class meets MW 12:00 -1:20 p.m. and Fri 12:00 -2:05 p.m. A TI-83/83Plus, TI-84/TI-84Plus or other graphing calculator with equivalent statistical functions is required for this course.

MW        07:30PM-09:50PM LEC R.Simpson            CRC MAIN LRC 106         14655 Textbook
This course has a computer component. All homework and some quizzes are completed online via the web-based homework and education system, WebAssign. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. All lectures and exams are on campus.


MATH 400    Calculus I    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 370 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 90 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the basic concepts of analytic geometry, limits, derivatives, and integrals. Topics covered will include the graphs, derivatives, and integrals of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic, and hyperbolic functions, and indeterminate forms. Many applications will be covered, including those involving rectilinear motion, differentials, related rates, graphing, and optimization.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MWF       07:20AM-08:50AM LEC L.Stewart            CRC MAIN LRC 201         14348 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Zeng               CRC MAIN T 113A          14450 Textbook
F         12:00PM-02:05PM LEC M.Zeng               CRC MAIN T 113A          14450 Textbook
Class meets on MW 12:00-1:20 p.m. and Friday 12:00-2:05 p.m. A graphing calculator is required for this class, recommended calculators are: TI-83, TI-83 Plus, TI-84 or TI-84 Plus.

MW        05:00PM-07:20PM LEC R.Simpson            CRC MAIN LRC 106         15167 Textbook
This course has an optional computer component. Students may, at their option, use WebAssign to enhance their learning experience.


MATH 401    Calculus II    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 400 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 90 hours LEC
Description: This course is a continuation of MATH 400. Topics covered include techniques of integration, numerical integration, improper integrals, infinite series, parametric equations, polar coordinates, and conic sections. Many applications will be covered including those involving areas between plane regions, volumes of revolution, work, moments and concepts of mass, average value, arc length, and surface area.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MWF       07:20AM-08:50AM LEC M.Zeng               CRC MAIN LRC 210         14351 
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MW        07:30PM-09:50PM LEC R.Breitenbach        CRC MAIN LRC 201         14755 Textbook


MATH 402    Calculus III    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 401 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 90 hours LEC
Description: This course extends the concepts of limits, derivatives and integrals to vector-valued functions and functions of more than one variable. Topics covered will include three-dimensional analytic geometry and vectors, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, line integrals, surface integrals, and the theorems of Green, Gauss (Divergence), and Stokes. Many applications of the calculus will be included.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MTWTh     12:00PM-01:10PM LEC R.Breitenbach        CRC MAIN L 110           14352 
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TTh       07:00PM-09:20PM LEC L.Ly                 CRC MAIN LRC 106         15716 Textbook


MATH 410    Introduction to Linear Algebra    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MATH 402 (may be taken concurrently)
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces linear algebra. Topics include matrices, determinants, systems of equations, vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvectors, and applications. This course is intended for majors in mathematics, engineering, science, and related fields.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Ly                 CRC MAIN LRC 106         14894 
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MATH 420    Differential Equations    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 401 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MATH 402 (may be taken concurrently)
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course will cover the theory and the applications of the solutions of ordinary differential equations and systems of ordinary differential equations. The course will introduce students to various topics useful in the solution of differential equations including power series, Laplace transforms, matrices, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, and numerical methods.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        04:45PM-06:50PM LEC R.Breitenbach        CRC MAIN LRC 201         14353 
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MATH 480    Honors Seminar in Mathematics    1 Unit

Same As: HONOR 390
Prerequisite: MATH 370 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: Honors Seminars in Mathematics are special one-unit intensive courses for academically accomplished students or those with the potential for high academic achievement. In these seminars, students will study advanced topics from the area of mathematics and will be expected to do independent problem solving and present their solutions to the class. Enrollment is limited to Honors Program students. This course is the same as HONOR 390. This course, under either name, may be taken a total of four times for credit. See Cross-Listed Courses in catalog.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 14-May 16
Introduction to Mathematical Proof
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Breitenbach         TBA TBA                 14958 
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Eligibility for enrollment in this Honors Program course will be verified at the first class meeting.
Students must be admitted to the Honors Program before they can enroll in the Honors courses. Students interested in applying for admission to the Honors Program will find the application and more information at http://www.crc.losrios.edu/honorsapplication
Organizational meeting: Friday, January 20, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. in LRC-106.
This course will study various methods of mathematical proof in a seminar setting, and will be particularly useful to students planning to study calculus, differential equations, and linear algebra. Topics include: deductive reasoning, proof by axioms, proofs of conditional and biconditional statements, proofs by contrapositive and contradiction, and proof by mathematical induction.

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: March 16, 2012