Computer Science
 
CSCI 001  Prog. Concepts/Mthd. 1                                  4 Units
Hours:    3 Lecture/Discussion
                2 Lab
Equivalent Course: CSCI 101.
Introduction to object-oriented programming and problem solving using C++. Algorithm development and object-oriented program design implemented through coding, debugging and documentation of this high level programming language. Approved for Distance Learning format.
Prerequisites: MATH 070 or equivalent college course with "C" or better or eligibility for MATH 075 as determined by COS placement procedures.
 
 
CSCI 002  Programming Concepts/Method 2                4 Units
Hours:    3 Lecture/Discussion
                2 Lab
Equivalent Course: CSCI 102.
Data structures and object-oriented programming using C++. Application of software engineering techniques to the design and development of large programs; data abstraction, structures and associated algorithms. Approved for Distance Learning format.
Prerequisites: CSCI 001 or equivalent college course with "C" or better.
 
Engineering
 
 
ENGR 001              Engineering Graphics                          4 Units
Hours:    3 Lecture/Discussion
                3 Lab
Principles of orthographic projection, dimensioning and descriptive geometry. Applications to the solution of engineering problems including the use of interactive computer graphics. Approved for Distance Learning format.
 
ENGR 002              Statics                                                    3 Units
Hours:    3 Lecture/Discussion
The study of rigid bodies in static equilibrium when acted upon by forces and couples in two and three dimensional space. Included are equilibrium of rigid bodies, trusses, frames and machines, as well as the calculation of centers of mass, centroids, friction and moments of inertia. Additional topics which may be covered include distributed forces in cables and beams, mass moments of inertia, and virtual work.
Prerequisites: MATH 076 and PHYS 005 and MATH 077 or equivalent college courses with "C" or better (MATH 077 may be taken concurrently).
 
 
ENGR 003      Engineering Materials                                 4 Units
Hours:    3 Lecture/Discussion
                3 Lab
The course consists of a fundamental treatment of the principles of materials science in engineering. Topics included are chemical bonding, crystallography, phase diagrams, diffusion and mechanical and electrical properties of solids.
Prerequisites: PHYS 005 and CHEM 001 and MATH 075 or equivalent college courses with "C" or better.
 
ENGR 004      Electric Circuits                                             4 Units
Hours:    3 Lecture/Discussion
                3 Lab
An introductory course in the analysis of linear electrical circuits. Analysis techniques are developed for both DC and AC circuits. Use of circuit simulation software is included.
Prerequisites: MATH 077 and PHYS 007 and MATH 081 or equivalent college courses with "C" or better (PHYS 007 and/or MATH 081 may be taken concurrently).
 
ENGR 007              Surveying                                              3 Units
Hours:    2 Lecture/Discussion
                3 Lab
An introduction to the techniques of calculation and instrument use in field measurements involved in the horizontal and vertical control of civil engineering projects.
Prerequisites: MATH 070 or equivalent college course with "C" or better or eligibility for MATH 061 or MATH 075 as determined by COS placement procedures.
Corequisites: MATH 075.
 
ENGR 110          Introduction to Engineering                  1 Unit
Hours:    1 Lecture/Discussion
An exploration of the engineering profession, including engineering disciplines and career opportunities, ethical and legal aspects of the profession, educational requirements and an introduction to engineering problem-solving and the design process. This course is approved for Distance Education.
 
ENGR 151AD   Ind. Study-Engineer                                   1 – 4 Units
Hours:    3 TO 12 Lab
Independent Study.  Limitation on Enrollment: Completion of all beginning level courses offered at COS or equivalent college courses in the selected subject area. In addition students must file an Independent Study form through the Admissions and Records Office to obtain approval to enroll. This course can be repeated three times.
 
ENGR 251AD   Ind. Study-Engineer                                  1 – 4 Units
Hours:    3 TO 12 Lab
Independent Study. Limitation on Enrollment: Completion of all beginning level courses offered at COS or equivalent college courses in the selected subject area. In addition students must file an Independent Study form through the Admissions and Records Office to obtain approval to enroll. This course can be repeated three times.
 
Mathematics
 
 
MATH 010 Structure and Concepts 1                                                           Units 4
Hours: 4 Lecture/Discussion
 
Equivalent Course: MATH 110.
 
This is a four-unit course covering critical thinking, sets and functions,
numeration and computation, number theory, rational numbers, and
real numbers. The emphasis of this course is in mathematical foundations
of arithmetic relevant to future elementary school teachers. This
course is intended for liberal studies students, though it can be used
to meet general education requirements. Supplemental learning assistance
is available for students to strengthen skills and to reinforce
student mastery of concepts. Students enrolled in MATH 010 may
access the supplemental learning assistance by enrolling in MATH
400, an open entry/open exit non-credit course.
 
Prerequisites: MATH 230 or equivalent college course with “C” or
better or eligibility as determined by COS placement procedures.
 
MATH 011 Structure and Concepts 2                                                           Units  4
Hours: 4 Lecture/Discussion
 
Equivalent Course: MATH 111.
 
This course continues topics from MATH 10 and includes statistics,
probability, geometry, measurement, transformations, congruence,
and coordinate geometry. The emphasis of this course is in mathematical
topics relevant to future elementary school teachers. This course
is intended for liberal studies students, though it can be used to meet
general education requirements. Supplemental learning assistance
is available for students to strengthen skills and to reinforce student
mastery of concepts. Students enrolled in MATH 011 may access the
supplemental learning assistance by enrolling in MATH 400, an open
entry/open exit non-credit course.
 
Prerequisites: MATH 010 or equivalent college course with “C” or
better.
 
MATH 021 Introduction to Statistics                                                            Units 4
Hours: 4 Lecture/Discussion
 
This is an introductory course in probability and statistics covering
both descriptive and inferential statistics. Statistical software will be
used throughout this course. Topics include measures of center and
spread, probability, probability distributions, confidence intervals,
hypothesis testing, regression, and correlation analysis. Supplemental
learning assistance is available for students to strengthen skills and
to reinforce student mastery of concepts. Students enrolled in MATH
21 may access the supplemental learning assistance by enrolling in
MATH 400, an open entry/ open exit non-credit course.
 
Prerequisites: MATH 230 or equivalent college course with “C” or
better or eligibility as determined by COS placement procedures.
 
MATH 065 Calculus 1                                                                      Units 4
Hours: 4 Lecture/Discussion
 
Equivalent Course: MATH 075.
 
This course is the first course of a three semester calculus sequence.
Topics include limits, continuity, techniques and applications of
differentiation and integration of algebraic and transcendental
functions, and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. The course is
intended primarily for mathematics, physical science, and engineering
majors. Supplemental learning assistance is available for students
to strengthen skills and to reinforce student mastery of concepts.
Students enrolled in MATH 65 may access the supplemental learning
assistance by enrolling in MATH 400, an open entry/open exit noncredit
course. (MATH 65 + 66 + 67 course sequence is equivalent to
MATH 75 + 76 + 77 course sequence).
 
Prerequisites: MATH 070 or equivalent college course with “C” or
better.
 
MATH 066 Calculus 2                                                                        Units 4
Hours: 4 Lecture/Discussion
 
Equivalent Course: MATH 076.
 
This is the second course of a three-semester calculus sequence.
Topics include techniques of integration, improper integrals, applications
of integration, infinite sequences and series, analytic geometry,
polar and parametric equations, and many applications. Supplemental
learning assistance is available for students to strengthen skills and to
reinforce student mastery of concepts. Students enrolled in MATH 66
may access the supplemental learning assistance by enrolling in MATH
400, an open entry/open exit non-credit course. (MATH 65 + 66 + 67
course sequence is equivalent to MATH 75 + 76 + 77 course sequence).
 
Prerequisites: MATH 065 or equivalent college course with “C” or
better.
 
MATH 067 Calculus 3                                                                                      Units 4
Hours: 4 Lecture/Discussion
 
Equivalent Course: MATH 077
 
This course is the third semester of the introductory calculus sequence.
Topics covered include differentiation and integration of vector-valued
functions, partial differentiation, directional derivatives, Lagrange
Multipliers, multiple integration, centroids and centers of gravity, and
Green’s, Stoke’s, and Divergence Theorem. Supplemental learning assistance
is available for students to strengthen skills and to reinforce
student mastery of concepts. Students enrolled in MATH 077 may
access the supplemental learning assistance by enrolling in MATH
400, an open entry/open exit non-credit course. (MATH 65 + 66 + 67
course sequence is equivalent to MATH 75 + 76 + 77 course sequence).
 
Prerequisites: MATH 066 or equivalent college course with “C” or
better.
 
MATH 070 Precalculus                                                                    Units 5
Hours: 5 Lecture/Discussion
 
This course proceeds at an intense pace. Topics include: functions
and graphs, applications of functions, exponential and logarithmic
functions, trigonometric functions and analytic trigonometry, right
triangle trigonometry, analytic geometry, and roots of polynomial
equations. This course is intended for students planning to take calculus.
Supplemental learning assistance is available for students to
srengthen skills and to reinforce student mastery of concepts. Students
enrolled in MATH 070 may access the supplemental learning assistance
by enrolling in MATH 400, an open entry/open exit non-credit course.
 
Prerequisites: MATH 154 or equivalent college course with “C” or
better or eligibility as determined by COS placement procedures.
 
MATH 075 Calculus 1                                                                      Units 5
Hours: 5 Lecture/Discussion
 
This is the first course of a three-semester sequence. Topics include
limits, continuity, differentiation, and integration involving many types
of function with a variety of applications. Primarily for mathematics,
physical science, and engineering majors. Supplemental learning assistance
is available for students to strengthen skills and to reinforce
student mastery of concepts. Students enrolled in MATH 75 may access
the supplemental learning assistance by enrolling in MATH 400,
an open entry/open exit non-credit course.
 
Prerequisites: MATH 070 or equivalent college course with “C” or
better or eligibility as determined by COS placement procedures.
 
MATH 076 Calculus 2                                                                                      Units  5
Hours: 5 Lecture/Discussion
 
This is the second course of a three-semester sequence. Topics include
techniques of integration, improper integrals, infinite series,
analytic geometry, polar coordinates and parametric equations, vectors,
three-dimensional space, and many applications. Supplemental
learning assistance is available for students to strengthen skills and
to reinforce student mastery of concepts. Students enrolled in MATH
76 may access the supplemental learning assistance by enrolling in
MATH 400, an open entry/open exit non-credit course.
 
Prerequisites: MATH 075 or equivalent college course with “C” or
better.
 
MATH 077 Calculus 3                                                                                       Units 3
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
 
This course is the third semester of the introductory calculus sequence.
Topics covered include differentiation and integration of vector-valued
functions, partial differentiation, directional derivatives, Lagrange
Multipliers, multiple integration, centroids and centers of gravity,
and Green’s Stokes’, and Divergence Theorem. Supplemental learning
assistance is available for students to strengthen skills and to reinforce
student mastery of concepts. Students enrolled in MATH 077 may access
the supplemental learning assistance by enrolling in MATH 400,
an open entry/open exit non-credit course.
 
Prerequisites: MATH 076 or equivalent college course with “C” or
better.
 
MATH 080 Linear Algebra                                                                            Units 4
Hours: 4 Lecture/Discussion
 
This course develops the techniques and theory needed to solve and
classify systems of linear equations. Solution techniques include row
operations, Gaussian elimination, and matrix algebra. The course investigates
the properties of vectors in two and three dimensions, eading
to the notion of an abstract vector space. Vector space and matrix
theory are presented including topics such as inner products, norms,
orthogonality, eigenvalues, eigenspaces, and linear transformations.
Selected applications of linear algebra are included. Supplemental
learning assistance is available for students to strengthen skills and to
reinforce student mastery of concepts. Students enrolled in MATH 80
mayaccess the supplemental learning assistance by enrolling in MATH
400, an open entry/open exit non-credit course.
 
Prerequisites: MATH 076 or equivalent college course with “C” or
better.
 
MATH 081 Differential Equations                                                               Units 5
Hours: 5 Lecture/Discussion
 
An introduction of solving ordinary and partial differential equations
including matrix solutions of linear systems, Laplace transforms,
series solutions, separation of variables in partial differential equations,
boundary value problems, and Fourier series. Supplemental
learning assistance is available for students to strengthen skills and
to reinforce student mastery of concepts. Students enrolled in MATH
081 may access the supplemental learning assistance by enrolling in
MATH 400, an open entry/open exit non-credit course.Advisory on
Recommended Preparation: MATH 080 or equivalent college course
with “C” or better.
 
Prerequisites: MATH 077 or equivalent college course with “C” or
better.
 
MATH 154 Trigonometry                                                                               Units  4
Hours: 4 Lecture/Discussion
 
An intensive one-semester course in the elements of trigonometry
including: trigonometric functions, solving triangles for unknown
parts, proving and applying identities, graphing, solving trigonometric
equations, expressing and using complex numbers in trigonometric
form. Students enrolled in MATH 154 may access the supplemental
learning assistance by enrolling in MATH 400, an open entry/open
exit non-credit course.
 
Prerequisites: MATH 230 or equivalent college course with “C” or
better or eligibility as determined by COS placement procedures.
 
MATH 200 Elementary Algebra                                                   Units 4
Hours: 4 Lecture/Discussion
 
Equivalent Course: MATH 205.
 
This is a four-hour-a-week intensive one-semester course in elementary
algebra covering: operations with real numbers, linear equations
and inequalities, graphing, systems of equations, word problems,
exponents, factoring, and rational expressions. Supplemental learning
assistance is available for students to strengthen skills and to
reinforce student mastery of concepts. Students enrolled in MATH
200 may access the supplemental learning assistance by enrolling in
MATH 400, an open entry/open exit non-credit course. Approved for
Distance Learning format.
 
Prerequisites: MATH 360 or equivalent college course with “C” or
better or eligibility as determined by COS placement procedures.
 
MATH 230 Intermediate Algebra                                                 Units 4
 
Hours: 4 Lecture/Discussion
 
Equivalent Course: MATH 235.
 
This is a four-hour-a-week intensive one-semester course in
 interme­diate algebra covering: radical expressions and equations,
quadratic equations, functions, logarithmic and exponential functions,
 and conic sections. This course satisfies the math requirement for an
 Associate’s degree. Supplemental learning assistance is available for
 students to strengthen skills and to reinforce student mastery of
concepts. Students enrolled in MATH 230 may access the supplemental
 learning assistance by enrolling in MATH 400, an open entry/open
exit non-credit course. Approved for Distance Learning format.
 
Prerequisites: MATH 200 or equivalent college course with “C” or
 better or eligibility as determined by COS placement procedures.
 
MATH 360 Pre-Algebra                                                                  Units  4
Hours: 4 Lecture/Discussion
 
Equivalent Course: MATH 365.
 
This four-hour-a-week course focuses on the fundamental operations
 of whole and signed numbers, fractions, mixed numbers, decimals,
 and their use in applied problems. Other topics include factors and
multiples, ratios, proportions, introductory algebra, percents, unit
conversions, and geometric measurements. All topics are taught with
 a pre-algebra perspective. Supplemental learning assistance is available
 for students to strengthen skills and to reinforce student mastery of
concepts. Students enrolled in MATH 360 may access the supplemental
learning assistance by enrolling in MATH 400, an open entry/open exit
 non-credit course.
 
 
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