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The course offerings at Clarion University of PA go through an extensive review process by the Committee on Courses and Programs of Study (CCPS).  This course offerings list is a comprehensive list of courses that could be offered; it does not mean they are currently being offered.

For a complete list of courses offered on the current or upcoming schedules, see the Registrar's page Schedule of Classes.

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Course Id (currently sorted in Ascending order) Course TitleCourse Description
MATH 200
Reasoning & Proof In Math
Students will explore mathematical reasoning and learn the basic logic behind mathematical proofs. Prerequisite: MATH 111 and 170 or equivalent. Restricted to students in the College of Education and Human Services.|
MATH 201
Technology in Teaching Math
Investigates the use of technology in the practice of teaching mathematics. Topics will include the appropriate use of technology to both present and study mathematics. Prerequisite: MATH 110 or equivalent Mathematics Department Placement and enro,llment in the College of Education and Human Services.|
MATH 211
Fund Topics In K-8 Math
Investigates selected topics considered essential to the basic mathematics curriculum in the elementary and middle grades. Includes introductions to mathematical reasoning, additional problem-solving techniques, probability and data analysis, geometr,y and measurement. Math 211 is the second in a two-part sequence beginning with MATH 111. Prerequisite: MATH 111. Each semester.|
MATH 212
Intuitive Geometry
Intuitive overview of geometry; Euclid's Axioms, exploration of relationships, measurement and coordinate geometries, geometrics on other surfaces, and geometry in nature and art. Prerequisite: Any 100-level mathematics course. On demand.|
MATH 213
Intuitive Calculus
Explores development of the basic properties of the real number system and the calculus, including functions, sequences, limits, continuity, integrals, and derivatives. Examines topics graphically, symbolically, and numerically. Prerequisite: Any 100,-level mathematics course. On demand.|
MATH 214
Finite Math
Introduces basic properties of finite mathematics, including logic, counting techniques, elementary probability, and application to social and computer science. Prerequisite: Any 100-level mathematics course. On demand.|
MATH 215
Math Concept Lab
Develops certain concepts of mathematics using an activity-oriented approach. Conducted in a laboratory atmosphere. Includes the rational number system, number theory, induction, measurement, geometric shapes. On demand. Prerequisite: Any 100-level, mathematics course.|
MATH 216
Prob Solv Strat In Math
An introduction to the problem solving nature of mathematics. Focus is on using quantitative reasoning and intuitive logical thought techniques to solve problems (rather than formal rigid processes). Selected topics may include, but are not limited t,o, set theory, algebra, geometry, number theory, mathematical puzzles and games, estimation, and infinity. Prerequisite: 'C' or better in MATH 110 or equivalent mathematics placement and enrollment in the College of Education and Human Services.|
MATH 217
Historical Dev of Math Teacher
Investigates topics in the history of mathematics, including development of number systems, development of important fields of mathematics. Some important mathematical ideas and developments will be seen as products of their times. Prerequisite: M,ATH 211. Restricted to students in the College of Education and Human Services.|
MATH 221
Elementary Applied Stats
Examines basic principles and methods of statistical analysis useful in the social sciences, biology, and education. Designed specifically for students not majoring in mathematics. Prerequisite: C or better in MATH 050 or satisfactory score on the de,partmental placement examination. Each semester.|
MATH 222
Elem Nonparametric Stats
Examines statistical methods for experiments that yield small samples and/or ordinal data, methods for dealing with data from unknown or intractable distributions and the basis for a well-designed experiment. Prerequisite: C or better in MATH 050 or,satisfactory score on the departmental placement examination. Spring, odd-numbered years.|
MATH 225
Elem Survey Sampling
Addresses the problems of bias--in both the mathematics and the survey designs, while introducing the student to the major survey designs. Prerequisite: MATH 221, 222, or 321 or permission of instructor. Spring, even-numbered years.|
MATH 232
Calculus Bus I
Examines differential calculus with application to business and the social sciences. Topics include limits, derivatives, maxima and minima, and an introduction to integration. MATH 232-3 are designed for students outside the natural sciences. Prerequ,isite: MATH 110 or adequate placement in the mathematics placement examination. Each semester.|
MATH 233
Calculus Bus II
Applies integral calculus to business and the social sciences. Includes rules of integration, definite and indefinite integrals, series, and partial derivatives. MATH 232-3 are designed for students outside the natural sciences. Prerequisite: MATH 23,2 or the equivalent. Each semester.|
MATH 260
Applied Calculus
Covers the concepts and applications of differential and integral calculus. Includes derivatives and their applications, integrals and their applications, integration techniques, numerical integration, and the calculus of several variables. For stude,nts in the social, behavioral, and biomedical sciences. Prerequisite: MATH 171 or satisfactory score on the departmental placement examination. Each semester.|
MATH 270
Calculus I
Covers elementary analytic geometry, limits, continuity, differentiability, applications, definition of the Riemann integral, and the fundamental theorem of Calculus. Students in mathematics and sciences and better-prepared students in other discipli,nes are encouraged to select MATH 270-271 instead. Prerequisite: C or better in MATH 171 or satisfactory score on the departmental placement examination. Each semester.|
MATH 271
Calculus II
Reviews limits and definition of the Reimann integral. Covers applications, integration techniques, and topics in analytic geometry. Prerequisite: MATH 270. Each semester.|
MATH 272
Calculus III
Reviews sequences and series. Analyzes geometry of 3-space, vectors, vector functions, basic properties of limits, continuous and differentiable functions of several variables, and multiple integrals. Prerequisite: MATH 271. Each semester.|
MATH 285
Mathematical Modeling
Develops higher-level problem solving strategies using mathematics to solve real world problems. Applications from diverse disciplines will be represented by mathematical models that will then be solved and analyzed in the context of each problem. Pr,erequisite: ENG 110 (or equivalent) and one of either MATH 270 or 260, both with grades of C or better. Annually.|
MATH 290
Calculus Workshop
Overview of the calculus sequence that allows students to examine problems in differential and integral calculus by applying simultaneously the methods learned from the entire sequence. Discusses some new topics and techniques in analysis. Prerequisi,te: MATH 272. Annually.|
MATH 295
Projects In Mathematics
The course is designed to provide undergraduates with practical experience in the real-world use of Mathematics. Students will work on projects that provide exposure to emerging areas of Mathematics such as Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Modeling,, Industrial Mathematics, Computational Science, and Mathematical Programming. A maximum of eight credits in this course may be applied toward graduation. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Each semester.|
MATH 300
Intro To Advanced Math
Rigorous approach to the study of the standard methods of mathematical proof applied to topics in the theory of numbers, sets, functions, and analysis. Prerequisite: MATH 271. Every semester.|
MATH 321
Inter Applied Stats I
Provides an overview of the basic theory and application of mathematical statistics. Emphasizes understanding and applying basic statistical theory. Prerequisite: MATH 271. Fall, annually.|
MATH 322
Intermed Statistics II
Examines in further detail the analysis of variance, factorial experiments, and multiple regression. Prerequisite: MATH 321 (MATH 221/222 with instructor's permission). Spring, even-numbered years.|
MATH 340
Discrete Math Structures
Introduces sets, relations, functions, combinations, graphs, and trees, emphasizing concrete models. Includes computer algorithms and mathematical structures useful in computer science. Designed for students in both mathematics and computer science.,Prerequisites: MATH 300 and CPSC 201.|
MATH 350
Differentl Equat
Studies first order differential equations, linear differential equations of higher order, and systems of differential equations. Prerequisite: MATH 272. Spring, annually.|
MATH 357
Modern Geometry
Axiomatic treatment of topics in geometry. Prerequisite: MATH 300.|
MATH 360
Num Meth In Math I
Examines types of error, calculus of finite differences, numerical evaluation of integrals, algorithms for the solution of algebraic equations, and systems of algebraic equations with applications to selected problems and computer programming of algo,rithms. Prerequisite: MATH 271. Each Spring Semester (360); on demand (460).|
MATH 370
Linear Algebra
Introduces systems of linear equations, vector spaces, linear transformations, matrices, determinants, eigen vectors, and eigen values. Prerequisite: MATH 271. Each semester.|
MATH 390
Junior Seminar In Mathematics
This course is an introduction to the literature in Mathematics and Mathematics Education. Students will read a collection of articles or chapters of books with topics ranging from history, applications, and creativity, to research in mathematics ed,ucation and nature of mathematics. Students will write short papers that provide their reactions and insights about the materials from each reading assignment. Each student is also required to choose a topic for the Senior Seminar. Prerequisite:,6 hours of 300-level or higher mathematics courses and the consent of the mathematics department chair.|