## Course SLOs

### Mathematics and Statistics Course SLOs

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Math20; Math21; Math25; Math50; Math50A; Math50B; Math51; Math52; Math52A; Math52B;

Math58; Math110; Math111; Stat1

Math 1A – At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Evaluate limits and use them to find derivatives.
- Evaluate derivatives and interpret derivatives as rates of change and/or slopes of tangent lines.
- Solve applications that require differentiation such as applied optimization and related rates.
- Determine the behavior of a function from its derivatives.
- Evaluate integrals and interpret integrals as total changes and/or bounded areas.
- Compose simple proofs.

Math 1B – At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Calculate derivatives and integrals of algebraic and transcendental functions.
- Determine the convergence or divergence of sequences and series.
- Demonstrate the ability to apply the appropriate technique to integration and to the determination of convergence of sequences and series.

Math 1C - At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Compute partial derivatives, the gradient and extrema of functions.
- Evaluate double and triple integrals.

Math 2 - At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Classify DEs as linear, separable, homogeneous, exact, &c.
- Solve nth-order linear differential equations.
- Solve ordinary differential equations by applying an appropriate technique.

Math 3 - At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Solve a system of linear equations using matrix methods; Calculate eigenvalues and eigenvectors for a 3x3 matrix.
- Formulate transformations between n-dimensional vector spaces.

Math 9 - At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Graph a function using the first and second derivatives.
- Solve an application problem that involves the marginal cost, marginal profit, or marginal revenue.
- Solve an application problem that involves optimization.
- Find an equation of the tangent line to the graph of a function.
- Find the area bounded by the graphs of two functions. One of the functions may be f(x) = 0.
- Solve an application problem that involves integration.

Math 10 – At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Demonstrate an understanding of a variety of mathematical ideas and systems.

Math 15 – At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Demonstrate a depth of understanding of number systems.
- Demonstrate a depth of understanding of Polya's method for problem solving.

Math 16 – At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Students will demonstrate an understanding of geometric ideas, basic probability and statistics, and methods of problem solving.

Math 17 – At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Use recursion to analyze algorithms and programs.
- Write proofs using symbolic logic and Boolean Algebra
- Use sets to solve problems in combinatorics and probability theory

Math 20 - At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Solve an equation by applying a combination of methods
- Simplify a difference quotient
- Analyze a rational function
- Find the domain of a function
- Find the zeros of a polynomial

Math 21 - At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Graph and analyze the graph of a trigonometric function
- Solve a trigonometric equation
- Solve an application problem involving right triangles
- Prove an identity
- Find the value of a trigonometric function of an unknown angle given the value of a different trigonometric function of that angle.

Math 25 - At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Translate word problems into linear programming problems and solve those using the Simplex algorithm.
- Calculate present and future values of account balances, loans and annuities.
- Translate word problems into systems of equations and solve those using matrix methods.
- Solve enumeration problems by applying basic combinatorial principles.

Math 50 - At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Derive the equation of a line.
- Factor a polynomial expression.
- Solve linear inequalities in one variable.
- Graph and analyze linear equations.
- Translate an application problem into a linear equation or system of equations.
- Perform arithmetic operations on polynomial expressions.
- Apply the properties of integer exponents.
- Solve systems of linear equations.

Math 50A - At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Derive the equation of a line.
- Solve linear inequalities in one variable.
- Graph and analyze linear equations.
- Translate an application problem into a linear equation.
- Simplify an expression involving rational numbers using order of operations.

Math 50B - At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Factor a polynomial expression.
- Perform arithmetic operations on polynomial expressions.
- Solve linear inequalities in one variable.
- Apply the properties of integer exponents.
- Solve systems of linear equations.
- Translate an application problem into a system of equations.

Math 51 - At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Identify the appropriate definition, postulate, or theorem that justifies a statement in a proof.

Math 52 - At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Demonstrate understanding of logarithmic properties
- Perform operations on rational expressions
- Analyze and graph a quadratic function
- Solve a problem involving exponential equations
- Solve a problem involving quadratic equations
- Perform operations on radical expressions

Math 52A - At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Perform operations on rational expressions
- Perform operations on radical expressions
- Solve a quadratic equation by factoring

Math 52B - At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Demonstrate understanding of logarithmic properties
- Analyze and graph a quadratic function
- Solve a problem involving exponential equations
- Solve a problem involving quadratic equations

Math 58 - At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Differentiate fallacious and valid arguments.

Math 110 - At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Perform arithmetic operations on whole numbers.
- Solve basic proportion problems.
- Perform arithmetic operations on fractions and mixed numbers.
- Solve basic percent problems.
- Perform arithmetic operations on decimal numbers.
- Find the prime factorization of a composite number.

Math 111 – At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Perform arithmetic operations on signed real numbers.
- Convert between fractions, decimals and percents.
- Identify applications of the field axioms.
- Solve linear equations in one variable.
- Solve applied problems involving percents and proportions.
- Add, subtract, multiply and simplify polynomials.

Stat 1 – At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

- Calculate and interpret measures of center and measures of dispersion for given data.
- Find probabilities for applications involving normal random variables.
- Construct and interpret a confidence interval for a population mean or proportion.
- Formulate decisions about rejection or failures to reject hypotheses based on data/information provided.

### Mathematics and Statistics Program SLOs

Computation 1: Solve equations and inequalities

Computation 2: Perform operations on mathematical objects (e.g. numbers, expressions, functions, matrices).

Computation 3: Graph equations, functions, and inequalities

Critical Thinking 1: Solve applied problems using mathematical or statistical methods

Critical Thinking 2: Prove identities and theorems

Critical Thinking 3: Apply definitions, notation and properties of mathematical concepts

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