# Mathematics Courses

We are excited about the prospect of your taking courses through SCOPE. Formal admission to BJU is not required to take a course by distance learning, and approval to take a distance learning course does not imply admission to BJU or to a particular degree program.

## Ma 105: Trigonometry

A review of the exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric functions and their graphs, trigonometric identities/equations and applications, as well as an introduction to sequences and series. Suggested calculator: TI 83, 84, Nspire, 89, or Nspire CAS. Not applicable toward an Actuarial Science or Mathematics major or minor.

**Dates:**Jan. 13–Apr. 29, 2023**Register by:**Jan. 10, 2023**Next offered:**June 26–Aug. 12, 2023**Prerequisites:**Ma ACT 26-30, SAT 640-720, Ma 103, Math Plmt

**College Algebra & Trigonometry** – 8th Edition

Aufmann and Nation

Belmont, CA

Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781285449425

## Ma 101: Mathematical Concepts & Applications

Practice basic reasoning skills through studying situations and interpreting data to come to relevant conclusions. Emphasizes unit conversions, reading and interpreting graphs, interest and loans, basic probability and statistics, and modeling with functions. Prerequisite: Degree Completion Program.

**Dates:**Mar. 3–Apr. 29, 2023**Register by:**Feb. 28, 2023**Next offered:**June 26–Aug. 12, 2023

**Required online resources, including e-text, to be purchased in the course for approximately $100***Note:* Required online resources, including e-text, will be purchased within the course for approx. $100.

## Ma 103: College Algebra

Review of elementary algebra. Stress on the concept of relation and function, algebraic functions and their graphs. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

**College Algebra** – 8th Edition

Richard N. Aufmann/Richard D. Nation

Stamford, CT

Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781285434773*Note:* If you’re planning on taking Ma 105, consider purchasing ISBN-978-1-285-44942-5 instead.

## Ma 320: Applied Statistics

A software-based course including discrete and continuous probability distributions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, correlation and regression. Lecture and lab. Not applicable toward an Actuarial Science major or a Mathematics major or minor.

**Elementary Statistics** – 13th Edition

Mario F. Triola

ISBN: 9780134462455

**Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread out of Data**

Charles Wheelan

ISBN: 9780393347777*Note:* Five-function calculator and SPSS are also required.

## Ma 101: Mathematical Concepts & Applications

Practice basic reasoning skills through studying situations and interpreting data to come to relevant conclusions. Emphasizes unit conversions, reading and interpreting graphs, interest and loans, basic probability and statistics, and modeling with functions. Prerequisite: Degree Completion Program.

## Ma 105: Trigonometry

A review of the exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric functions and their graphs, trigonometric identities/equations and applications, as well as an introduction to sequences and series. Suggested calculator: TI 83, 84, Nspire, 89, or Nspire CAS. Not applicable toward an Actuarial Science or Mathematics major or minor.