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Mathematics (MA)

MA 111U  (3 credit hours)  
Contemporary Mathematics  

An introduction to concepts and applications of mathematics, with examples drawn from such areas as voting methods, apportionment, consumer finance, graph theory, tilings, polyhedra, number theory and game theory. This course is not avaialable for credit to persons who have received credit in any mathematics course of a higher number with the exceptions of MA 112, 123, 162, 201 and 202. This course does not serve as a Pre-requisite for any calculus course. Credit not available on that basis of special examination. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: Two years of high school algebra and a Math ACT score of 19 or above, or MA 108, or math placement test.
Attributes: QR - Quantitative Reasoning, Credit not permitted via STEP exam, University Course (University of Kentucky)
Components: LEC: Lecture
University Course: University of Kentucky
MA 112U  (2 credit hours)  
Trigonometry  

A standard course. Includes trigonometric functions, identities, multiple-angle formulas, laws of sines and cosines, and graphs of trigonometric functions. This course is not available to persons who have received credit for any mathematics course of a higher number with the exception of MA 113, 123, 132 and 162. Credit not available by special examination. Lecture: 2.0 credits (30 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: Two years of high school algebra and a Math ACTE score of 21 or above or a Math SAT score of 510 or above; or MA 108R; or appropriate score on the math placement test.
Attributes: QR - Quantitative Reasoning, Credit not permitted via STEP exam, University Course (University of Kentucky)
Components: LEC: Lecture
University Course: University of Kentucky
MA 113U  (4 credit hours)  
Calculus I  

A course in one-variable calculus, including topics from analytic geometry. Derivatives and integrals of elementary functions (including the trigonometric functions) with applications. Lecture, three hours; recitation, two hours per week. Students who enroll in MA 113 based on their test scores should have completed a year of pre-calculus study in high school that includes the study of the trigonometric functions. Note: Math placement test recommended. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours). Discussion: 1.0 credit (30 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: Math ACT of 27 or above, or math SAT of 620 or above, or a grade of C or better in MA 109 (UK) and MA 112 (UK), or a grade of C or better in MA 110 (UK), or consent of the department.
Attributes: QR - Quantitative Reasoning, Credit not permitted via STEP exam, University Course (University of Kentucky)
Components: DIS: Discussion, LEC: Lecture
University Course: University of Kentucky
MA 114U  (4 credit hours)  
Calculus II  

A continuation of MA 113, primarily stressing techniques of integration. Lecture, 3 hours; recitation, 2 hours per week. Lecture: 3.0 credit hours (45 contact hours). Discussion: 1.0 credit (30 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: High school trigonometry or MA 112 (UK); and a grade of C or better in MA 113 (UK), MA 137 or MA 132 (UK).
Attributes: QR - Quantitative Reasoning, University Course (University of Kentucky)
Components: DIS: Discussion, LEC: Lecture
University Course: University of Kentucky
MA 123U  (4 credit hours)  
Elementary Calculus and Its Applications  

An introduction to differential and integral calculus, with applications to business and the biological and physical sciences. Not open to students who have credit in MA 113. Students who have received credit for MA 113 cannot receive credit for MA 123. Note: Math placement test recommended. Lecture: 4.0 credit hours (60 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: Math ACT score of 26 or above, or Math SAT of 600 or above, or MA 109 (UK) or appropriate math placement score, or consent of department.
Attributes: QR - Quantitative Reasoning, University Course (University of Kentucky)
Components: LEC: Lecture
University Course: University of Kentucky
MA 162U  (3 credit hours)  
Finite Mathematics and Its Applications  

Finite mathematics with applications to business, biology, and the social sciences. Linear functions and inequalities, matrix algebra, linear programming, probability. Emphasis on setting up mathematical models from stated problems. Lecture 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MA 109 (UK) or equivalent.
Attributes: QR - Quantitative Reasoning, University Course (University of Kentucky)
Components: LEC: Lecture
University Course: University of Kentucky
MA 193U  (1 credit hours)  
Supplementary Mathematics Workshop I  

Laboratory offered (only) as an adjunct to certain mathematics lecture courses. Offered only on a pass/fail basis. Lab 1.0 credit (30 contact hours).

Co-requisite: Set by instructor.
Attributes: University Course (University of Kentucky)
Components: LAB: Laboratory
University Course: University of Kentucky
MA 194U  (1 credit hours)  
Supplementary Mathematics Workshop II  

Laboratory offered (only) as an adjunct to certain mathematics lecture courses. Offered only on a pass/fail basis. Lab 1.0 credit (30 contact hours).

Co-requisite: Set by instructor.
Attributes: University Course (University of Kentucky)
Components: LAB: Laboratory
University Course: University of Kentucky
MA 201U  (3 credit hours)  
Mathematics for Elementary Teachers  

Sets, numbers and operations, problem solving and number theory. Recommended only for majors in elementary and middle school education. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MA 109 (UK) or MA 111 (UK).
Attributes: QR - Quantitative Reasoning, University Course (University of Kentucky)
Components: LEC: Lecture
University Course: University of Kentucky
MA 202U  (3 credit hours)  
Mathematics for Elementary Teachers  

Algebraic reasoning, introduction to statistics and probability, geometry, and measurement. Also recommended: a course in logic (e.g. PHI 120) or a course in calculus (e.g. MA 123 (UK)). Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: A grade of "C" or better in MA 201 (UK).
Attributes: QR - Quantitative Reasoning, University Course (University of Kentucky)
Components: LEC: Lecture
University Course: University of Kentucky
MA 213U  (4 credit hours)  
Calculus III  

MA 213 is a course in multivariate calculus. Topics include three dimensional vectors calculus, partial derivatives, double and triple integrals, sequences, and infinite series. Lecture, 3 hours; recitation, 2 hours per week. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours). Discussion: 1.0 credit (30 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: A grade of C or better in MA 114 (UK) or equivalent.
Attributes: QR - Quantitative Reasoning, University Course (University of Kentucky)
Components: DIS: Discussion, LEC: Lecture
University Course: University of Kentucky
MA 214U  (3 credit hours)  
Calculus IV  

MA 214 is a course in ordinary differential equations. Emphasis is on first and second order equations and applications. The course includes series solutions of second order equations and Laplace transform methods. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MA 213 or equivalent.
Attributes: QR - Quantitative Reasoning, University Course (University of Kentucky)
Components: LEC: Lecture
University Course: University of Kentucky
MA 241U  (3 credit hours)  
Geometry for Middle School Teachers  

A course in plane and solid geometry designed to give middle school mathematics teachers the knowledge needed to teach a beginning geometry course. Cannot be counted toward the mathematics minor or major. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: One semester of calculus or MA 201 (UK) with a grade of C or better.
Attributes: QR - Quantitative Reasoning, University Course (University of Kentucky)
Components: LEC: Lecture
University Course: University of Kentucky