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Developmental Math Modules Course Descriptions

DMA 010  Operations With Integers

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.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 0.75; Lab, 0.50

Semester Hours Credit: 1

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: ACA 122

DMA 010 Course Outline: Not Available

DMA 020  Fractions and Decimals

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.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 0.75; Lab, 0.50

Semester Hours Credit: 1

Prerequisite: DMA 010

Corequisite: ACA 122

DMA 020 Course Outline: Not Available

DMA 030  Proportion/Ratio/Rate/Percent

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.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 0.75; Lab, 0.50

Semester Hours Credit: 1

Prerequisite: DMA 010, DMA 020

Corequisite: ACA 122

DMA 030 Course Outline: Not Available

DMA 040   Expressions/Linear Equalities/ /Inequalities

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.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 0.75; Lab, 0.50

Semester Hours Credit: 1

Prerequisite: Take One Set:
Set 1: DMA 010, DMA 020 and DMA 030 OR
Set 2: MAT 060

Corequisite: ACA 122

DMA 040 Course Outline: Not Available

DMA 050  Graphs/Equations of Lines

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.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 0.75; Lab, 0.50

Semester Hours Credit: 1

Prerequisite: Take One Set:
Set 1: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030 and DMA 040
Set 2: DMA 040 and MAT 060

Corequisite: ACA 122

DMA 050 Course Outline: Not Available

DMA 060  Polynomial/Quadratic Applications

This course provides a conceptual study of problems involving graphic and algebraic representations of quadratics. Topics include basic polynomial operations, factoring polynomials, and solving polynomial equations by means of factoring. Upon completion, students should be able to find algebraic solutions to contextual problems with quadratic applications.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 0.75; Lab, 0.50

Semester Hours Credit: 1

Prerequisite: Take One Set:
Set 1: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040 and DMA 050
Set 2: DMA 040, DMA 050, and MAT 060
Set 3: MAT 060 and MAT 070

Corequisite: ACA 122

DMA 060 Course Outline: Not Available

DMA 070  Rational Expressions/Equation

This course provides a conceptual study of problems involving graphic and algebraic representations of rational equations. Topics include simplifying and performing operations with rational expressions and equations, understanding the domain, and determining the reasonableness of an answer. Upon completion, students should be able to find algebraic solutions to contextual problems with rational applications.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 0.75; Lab, 0.50

Semester Hours Credit: 1

Prerequisite: Take One Set:
Set 1: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040 and DMA 050 and DMA-060
Set 2: DMA 040, DMA 050, and MAT 060
Set 3: DMA 060, MAT 060 and MAT 070
Set 4: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 060, AND MAT 070

Corequisite: ACA 122

DMA 070 Course Outline: Not Available

DMA 080  Radical Expressions/Equations

This course provides a conceptual study of the manipulation of radicals and the application of radical equations to real-world problems. Topics include simplifying and performing operations with radical expressions and rational exponents, solving equations, and determining the reasonableness of an answer. Upon completion, students should be able to find algebraic solutions to contextual problems with radical applications.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 0.75; Lab, 0.50

Semester Hours Credit: 1

Prerequisite: Take One Set:
Set 1: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040 and DMA 050, DMA 060 and DMA 070
Set 2: DMA 060, DMA 070, MAT 060 and MAT 070
Set 3: DMA 040, DMA 050, DMA 060, DMA 070, and MAT 060
Set 4: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 060, DMA 070, and MAT 070

Corequisite: ACA 122

DMA 080 Course Outline: Not Available
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