Developmental Math (DMA)

DMA 010     Operations With Integers1.25/1

This course provides a conceptual study of integers and integer operations. Topics include integers, absolute value, exponents, square roots, perimeter and area of basic geometric figures, Pythagorean theorem, and use of the correct order of operations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of pertinent concepts and principles and apply this knowledge in the evaluation of expressions.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

DMA 020     Fractions and Decimals1.25/1

This course provides a conceptual study of the relationship between fractions and decimals and covers related problems. Topics include application of operations and solving contextual application problems, including determining the circumference and area of circles with the concept of pi. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the connections between fractions and decimals.

Prerequisite: Take DMA 010;

Corequisite: None

DMA 030     Proportion/Ratios/Rates/Percents1.25/1

This course provides a conceptual study of the problems that are represented by rates, ratios, percent, and proportions. Topics include rates, ratios, percent, proportion, conversion of English and metric units, and applications of the geometry of similar triangles. Upon completion, students should be able to use their understanding to solve conceptual application problems.

Prerequisite: Take DMA 010 DMA 020;

Corequisite: None

DMA 040     Expressions, Linear Equations, Linear Inequalities1.25/1

This course provides a conceptual study of problems involving linear expressions, equations, and inequalities. Emphasis is placed on solving contextual application problems. Upon completion, students should be able to distinguish between simplifying expressions and solving equations and apply this knowledge to problems involving linear expressions, equations, and inequalities.

Prerequisite: Take 1 group; # Take DMA 010 DMA 020 DMA 030; # Take MAT 060;

Corequisite: None

DMA 050     Graphs and Equations of Lines1.25/1

This course provides a conceptual study of problems involving graphic and algebraic representations of lines. Topics include slope, equations of lines, interpretation of basic graphs, and linear modeling. Upon completion, students should be able to solve contextual application problems and represent real-world situations as linear equations in two variables.

Prerequisite: Take 1 group; # Take DMA 010 DMA 020 DMA 030 DMA 040; # Take MAT 060 DMA 040;

Corequisite: None

DMA 065     Algebra for Precalculus2.5/2

This course provides a study of problems involving algebraic representations of quadratic, rational, and radical equations. Topics include simplifying polynomial, rational, and radical expressions and solving quadratic, rational, and radical equations. Upon completion, students should be able to find algebraic solutions to contextual problems with quadratic and rational applications.

Prerequisite: Take DMA 010 DMA 020 DMA 030 DMA 040 DMA 050;

Corequisite: None