Spring 2014 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 18-May 21
MWF       07:20AM-08:50AM LEC R.Spake              CRC MAIN L 300           14068 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Nguyen-Vo          CRC MAIN L 300           14070 Textbook
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC L.Nguyen-Vo          CRC MAIN L 300           14070 Textbook
This class meets on MW 9:00 -10:20 a.m. and Fri 9:00 -11:05 a.m.

MTWTh     10:30AM-11:40AM LEC M.Myren              CRC MAIN L 300           14071 Textbook
TTh       08:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Nguyen-Vo          CRC MAIN L 300           14648 Textbook
 

TTh       05:00PM-07:20PM LEC M.Navarro            CRC MAIN L 300           14072 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students MUST have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account.

MW        07:30PM-09:50PM LEC M.Navarro            CRC MAIN L 300           14073 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students MUST have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account.


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 18-May 21
MWF       07:20AM-08:50AM LEC T.Truong             CRC MAIN CAC 132         14279 
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TTh       08:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Erickson           CRC MAIN CAC 132         14084 Textbook
 

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Williams-Brito     CRC MAIN CAC 132         14857 Textbook
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC K.Williams-Brito     CRC MAIN CAC 132         14857 Textbook
This class meets on MW 9:00 -10:20 a.m. and Fri 9:00 -11:05 a.m.

MTWTh     10:30AM-11:40AM LEC M.Yarbrough          CRC MAIN WIN 251         14332 Textbook
MTWTh     12:00PM-01:10PM LEC M.Yarbrough          CRC MAIN LRC 106         14990 Textbook
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:40PM LEC P.Le                 CRC MAIN LRC 106         14219 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-03:50PM LEC J.Baca               CRC MAIN LRC 201         14226 Textbook
 

TTh       01:30PM-03:50PM LEC D.Soria Martin       CRC MAIN LRC 201         14498 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.Jagoda             CRC MAIN LRC 201         14091 Textbook
 

MW        07:30PM-09:50PM LEC C.Albright           CRC MAIN SCI 308         14482 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 M.Martin             CRC MAIN Online          14231 Textbook
Online class.
This is a fully online course except for orientation and exams. Testing is done ON CAMPUS on the Saturdays listed below. Students must have access to an Internet connection and an e-mail account. Homework is completed through purchased access to the website MyMathLab.com hosted by Pearson Education. Students MUST complete the online Orientation in Advance or attend the Mandatory In-Person Orientation on Saturday, January 18, 2014, 10:00 a.m. -12 p.m. in LRC-106. Bring evidence of your prequesite, in person, to the orientation meeting, or fax to (916) 691-7142 (attn: Mary Martin). For instructions on Orientation in Advance or other pre-semester information about the course visit web.crc.losrios.edu/martinms. Exam Dates for Spring 2014: Saturday, February 22, March 29, May 10, and May 17.


MATH 81    Academic Skills in Mathematics    .25-6 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 324 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for students concurrently enrolled in MATH 20, 30, 100, 101, 102, 110, 120, 125, or 144; 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 0.25 or 0.5 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 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Breitenbach        CRC MAIN LRC 205         14101 
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Enrolling in Math 81 allows students 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    .25-6 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 324 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for students concurrently enrolled in MATH 300, MATH 310, MATH 315, 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 first 12 weeks of the semester and earn 0.25 or 0.5 units. This course is graded on a pass/no-pass 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 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Stewart            CRC MAIN LRC 205         14103 
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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 P.Le                 CRC MAIN LRC 205         14103 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.

TBA       TBA             LAB J.Baca               CRC MAIN LRC 205         14103 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. 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: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Moreno             CRC MAIN LRC 205         14104 
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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.


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 18-May 21
MWF       07:20AM-08:50AM LEC S.Luu                CRC MAIN WIN 251         14435 
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MTWTh     10:30AM-11:40AM LEC C.Moreno             CRC MAIN LRC 106         14612 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students MUST have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail address. All homework is completed online.

MTWTh     10:30AM-11:40AM LEC K.Williams-Brito     CRC MAIN CAC 132         14202 Textbook
 

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Stewart            CRC MAIN WIN 251         14203 Textbook
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC L.Stewart            CRC MAIN WIN 251         14203 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.Myren              CRC MAIN L 300           14030 Textbook
F         12:00PM-02:05PM LEC M.Myren              CRC MAIN L 300           14030 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 P.Le                 CRC MAIN L 313           14028 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     10:30AM-11:40AM LEC P.Le                 CRC MAIN SCI 215         14029 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Baca               CRC MAIN SCI 110         14415 Textbook
F         10:30AM-12:35PM LEC J.Baca               CRC MAIN SCI 110         14415 Textbook
This class is held on MW 10:30 - 11:50 a.m. and F 10:30 - 12:35 p.m.

MTWTh     01:30PM-02:40PM LEC M.Zeng               CRC MAIN T 113A          14422 Textbook
 

MTWTh     03:00PM-04:10PM LEC R.Lal                CRC MAIN CAC 132         14483 Textbook
Students MUST have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account.

MW        01:30PM-03:35PM LEC S.Quirarte           CRC MAIN L 112           14484 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Quirarte           CRC MAIN Online          14484 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
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 class is a distance education class and includes an online homework component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. ALL homework is completed online. ALL exams are taken on campus during class time.

TTh       05:00PM-07:20PM LEC B.Hee                CRC MAIN WIN 251         14031 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.

MW        07:30PM-09:50PM LEC W.Schulte            CRC MAIN L 313           14032 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Williams-Brito     CRC MAIN Online          14858 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 williak@crc.losrios.edu no later than Monday January 13, 2014.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Quirarte           CRC MAIN Online          14859 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. Please see the schedule on the website web.crc.losrios.edu/quirars for the dates of exams 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, January 18, 2014 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


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 18-May 15
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Stewart            CRC MAIN Online          14436 
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Online class.
This class is designed for students in the Ford ASSET 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 March 10, 2014 and complete the online ORIENTATION at crc.losrios.edu/stewarl by the first day of class, Tuesday, March 18, 2014. All tests are taken on campus on the following dates:
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Saturday, May 17, 2014 (Final Exam)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC M.Herndon            CRC MAIN LRC 106         14485 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.

MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC L.Stewart            CRC MAIN LRC 104         14652 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 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 18-May 21
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Myren              CRC MAIN LRC 201         14463 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Yarbrough          CRC MAIN LRC 201         14193 Textbook
 

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Herndon            CRC MAIN L 110           14609 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.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Stewart            CRC MAIN LRC 201         14649 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        05:00PM-06:20PM LEC W.Schulte            CRC MAIN L 313           14218 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 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Rodrigues          CRC MAIN LRC 106         14759 
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F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC M.Rodrigues          CRC MAIN LRC 106         14759 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 E.Fowler             CRC MAIN L 110           14760 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 18-May 21
MWF       07:20AM-08:50AM LEC C.Erickson           CRC MAIN T 115           14204 
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A graphing calculator is required for this class, recommended calculators are: TI-83, TI-83 Plus, TI-84 or TI-84 Plus.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Yarbrough          CRC MAIN L 313           14048 Textbook
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC M.Yarbrough          CRC MAIN L 313           14048 Textbook
This class meets MW 9:00 -10:20 a.m. and Fri 9:00 -11:05 a.m.

TTh       08:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Hunter             CRC MAIN L 110           14049 Textbook
 

MTWTh     10:30AM-11:40AM LEC C.Erickson           CRC MAIN L 313           14050 Textbook
A graphing calculator is required for this class, recommended calculators are: TI-83, TI-83 Plus, TI-84 or TI-84 Plus.

MW        01:30PM-03:50PM LEC R.Simpson            CRC MAIN L 110           14051 Textbook
 

TTh       03:00PM-04:50PM LEC R.Simpson            CRC MAIN L 112           14437 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Simpson            CRC MAIN Online          14437 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
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 ALL homework is completed online. ALL exams are taken on campus during class time.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Quirarte           CRC MAIN Online          14052 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. Please see the schedule on the website crc.losrios.edu/quirars for the dates of the exams. Students must have access to the Internet as well as an e-mail account.
Students MUST attend the online orientation for this course on the website crc.losrios.edu/quirars and register into Course Compass by the first day of class, Saturday, January 18, 2014. 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 crc.losrios.edu/quirars

MTWTh     03:00PM-04:10PM LEC M.Rodrigues          CRC MAIN LRC 106         14650 Textbook
 

TTh       08:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Soria Martin       Elk Grove EGA 211        19857 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


TTh       05:30PM-07:50PM LEC E.Fowler             Elk Grove EGA 211        20106 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


TTh       05:30PM-07:50PM LEC L.Hoang              Elk Grove EGA 210        20121 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


MW        05:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Brooks             CRC MAIN SCI 308         14053 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-09:50PM LEC Z.Zeng               CRC MAIN WIN 251         14055 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 only into STAT 300, PSYC 330, MATH 300, MATH 310, or MATH 315. 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       08:00AM-10:05AM LEC A.Bazos              CRC MAIN WIN 251         14058 
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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.
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 K.Williams-Brito     CRC MAIN L 112           14059 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Williams-Brito     CRC MAIN Online          14059 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
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 is completed online. Please see the schedule on the website sites.google.com/a/apps.losrios.edu/kimberly-williams/ for the dates of exams. 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 R.Lal                CRC MAIN WIN 251         14062 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 P.Le                 CRC MAIN T 115           14205 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.
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 L.Hoang              CRC MAIN LRC 210         14486 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          14487 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, Saturday, January 18, 2014 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 18-May 21
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Myren              CRC MAIN LRC 210         14860 
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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 18-May 21
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Truong             CRC MAIN L 110           14199 
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TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC R.Lal                CRC MAIN L 313           14200 Textbook
Students MUST have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account.


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 18-May 21
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Bazos              CRC MAIN LRC 210         13999 
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TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LEC C.Albright           CRC MAIN LRC 201         14000 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 18-May 21
MWF       07:20AM-08:50AM LEC R.Simpson            CRC MAIN LRC 106         14013 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Albright           CRC MAIN LRC 210         14014 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Hunter             CRC MAIN LRC 210         14014 Textbook
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC M.Hunter             CRC MAIN LRC 210         14014 Textbook
This class meets MW 9:00-10:20 a.m. and Fri 9:00-11:05 a.m.

F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC C.Albright           CRC MAIN LRC 210         14014 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 C.Moreno             CRC MAIN WIN 251         14015 Textbook
TTh       05:00PM-07:20PM LEC L.Ly                 CRC MAIN LRC 210         14016 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-09:20PM LEC T.Ngo                CRC MAIN L 110           14201 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 18-May 21
MW        02:30PM-04:35PM LEC B.Guan               CRC MAIN L 313           14019 
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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           14095 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 18-May 21
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Rodrigues          CRC MAIN LRC 210         14488 
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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 18-May 21
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC Z.Zeng               CRC MAIN SCI 215         14007 
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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 18-May 21
MW        07:20AM-08:40AM LEC R.Lal                CRC MAIN L 313           14010 
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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 the calculus sequence (MATH 400, 401, 402). 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 18-May 21
MWF       07:20AM-08:50AM LEC L.Nguyen-Vo          CRC MAIN L 110           14017 
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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        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC B.Guan               CRC MAIN CAC 132         14018 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Hunter             CRC MAIN CAC 132         14018 Textbook
F         12:00PM-02:05PM LEC M.Hunter             CRC MAIN CAC 132         14018 Textbook
This class meets MW 12:00 -1:20 p.m. and Fri 12:00 -2:05 p.m.

F         12:00PM-02:05PM LEC B.Guan               CRC MAIN CAC 132         14018 Textbook
This class meets MW 12:00 -1:20 p.m. and Fri 12:00 -2:05 p.m.

MW        07:30PM-09:50PM LEC L.Ly                 CRC MAIN LRC 106         14249 Textbook


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. (C-ID MATH 210)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MWF       07:20AM-08:50AM LEC L.Stewart            CRC MAIN LRC 201         14001 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Simpson            CRC MAIN L 110           14092 Textbook
F         12:00PM-02:05PM LEC R.Simpson            CRC MAIN L 110           14092 Textbook
Class meets on MW 12:00-1:20 p.m. and Friday 12:00-2:05 p.m.

MW        05:00PM-07:20PM LEC R.Breitenbach        CRC MAIN LRC 106         14653 Textbook


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. (C-ID MATH 220)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MWF       07:20AM-08:50AM LEC M.Zeng               CRC MAIN T 113A          14004 
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MW        07:30PM-09:50PM LEC R.Breitenbach        CRC MAIN LRC 201         14333 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 18-May 21
MTWTh     12:00PM-01:10PM LEC M.Zeng               CRC MAIN T 113A          14005 
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TTh       07:30PM-09:50PM LEC L.Ly                 CRC MAIN LRC 106         14906 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 18-May 21
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Breitenbach        CRC MAIN LRC 106         14438 
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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 18-May 21
MW        04:45PM-06:50PM LEC L.Ly                 CRC MAIN LRC 201         14006 
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MATH 483    Honors Seminar in Mathematics - Introduction to Mathematical Proof    1 Unit

Same As: HONOR 391
Prerequisite: MATH 370 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
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. This particular 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. Studies will include homework, discussions, oral presentations and lectures. Students will be expected to do independent problem solving and present their solutions to the class. Enrollment is limited to Honors Program students (see catalog). This course is the same as HONOR 391. This course, under either name, may be taken one time for credit. This course will be offered in spring semester only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 24-Apr 25
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Breitenbach         TBA TBA                 20164 
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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
Introduction to Mathematical Proof: Organizational meeting: Friday, January 24, 2014 at 1:00 - 3:00 pm in LRC106. Meeting dates are scheduled for: January 31, February 28, March 13, March 28, April 25, May 9 at 2:30 - 4:50 p.m. in LRC106. 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 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: August 28, 2014