CAN Course Descriptions for Mathematics (11704)
CAN: 
MATH 10

Title: 
College Algebra

Description: 
Polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions; matrices, and determinants; theory of equations; analytic geometry, mathematical induction. Prerequisites: Algebra I, Geometry, and Intermediate Algebra (Algebra II). 3 semester units or 4 quarter units. 

CAN: 
MATH 12

Title: 
Finite Mathematics

Description: 
Sets, matrices, and systems of equations and inequalities; linear programming; combinatorial techniques, and introduction to probability; mathematics of finance; primarily for business, social, and behavioral science majors. Prerequisites: Algebra I, Geometry, and Intermediate Algebra (Algebra II). 3 semester units or 4 quarter units. 

CAN: 
MATH 16

Title: 
PreCalculus

Description: 
Preparation for calculus; polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; analytic geometry; mathematical induction. Prerequisites: Algebra I, Geometry, and Intermediate Algebra (Algebra II). 4 semester units or 5 quarter units. 

CAN: 
MATH 17

Title: 
Calculus, 1st quarter

Description: 
Introduction to differential and integral calculus; functions, limits, and continuity; techniques and applications of differentiation. Primarily for mathematics, physical science, and engineering majors. Prerequisite: CAN MATH 16 or equivalent. 4 quarter units. 

CAN: 
MATH 18

Title: 
Calculus, 1st semester

Description: 
Introduction to differential and integral calculus; functions, limits, and continuity; techniques and applications of differentiation; the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Primarily for mathematics, physical science, and engineering majors. Prerequisite: CAN MATH 16 or equivalent. 4 semester units. 

CAN: 
MATH 19

Title: 
Calculus, 2nd quarter

Description: 
Continuation of differential and integral calculus with applications; techniques of integration. Primarily for mathematics, physical science, and engineering majors. Prerequisite: CAN MATH 17. 4 quarter units. 

CAN: 
MATH 2

Title: 
Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning

Description: 
An elementary introduction to mathematics, emphasizing the deductive process; concepts of contemporary mathematics; primarily for liberal arts students. Prerequisites: Algebra I, Geometry, and Intermediate Algebra (Algebra II). 3 semester units or 4 quarter units. 

CAN: 
MATH 20

Title: 
Calculus, 2nd semester

Description: 
Continuation of differential and integral calculus with applications; techniques of integration; infinite series and sequences. Primarily for mathematics, physical science, and engineering majors. Prerequisite: CAN MATH 18. 4 semester units 

CAN: 
MATH 21

Title: 
Calculus, 3rd quarter

Description: 
Continuation of differential and integral calculus with applications; infinite sequences and series. Primarily for mathematics, physical science, and engineering majors. Prerequisite: CAN MATH 19. 4 quarter units. 

CAN: 
MATH 22

Title: 
Calculus, 3rd semester

Description: 
Vectorvalued functions; calculus of functions of more than one variable, partial derivatives, multiple integration; Green’s theorem, Strokes’ theorem, and the divergence theorem. Prerequisite: CAN MATH 20. 4 semester units. 

CAN: 
MATH 23

Title: 
Calculus, 4th quarter

Description: 
Vectorvalued functions; calculus of functions of more than one variable, partial derivatives, multiple integration; Green’s theorem, Strokes’ theorem, and the divergence theorem. Primarily for mathematics, physical science, and engineering majors. Prerequisite: CAN MATH 21. 4 semester units. 

CAN: 
MATH 24

Title: 
Differential Equations

Description: 
First and second order ordinary differential equations; linear differential equations; Laplace transforms. Prerequisite: CAN MATH 20/21. 3 semester units or 4 quarter units. 

CAN: 
MATH 26

Title: 
Linear Algebra

Description: 
Matrices and linear transformations; vector spaces; determinants; eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Prerequisite: CAN MATH 17/18. 3 semester units or 4 quarter units. 

CAN: 
MATH 29

Title: 
Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences, 1st quarter

Description: 
Concepts of function and limit; techniques of differentiation and integration with applications. Prerequisites: Algebra I, Geometry, and Intermediate Algebra (Algebra II). 3 quarter units. 

CAN: 
MATH 30

Title: 
Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences, 1st semester

Description: 
Concepts of function and limit; techniques of differentiation and integration with applications. Prerequisites: Algebra I, Geometry, and Intermediate Algebra (Algebra II). 3 semester units. 

CAN: 
MATH 31

Title: 
Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences, 2nd quarter

Description: 
Continuation of first quarter course; partial differentiation and extremum problems. Prerequisite: CAN MATH 29. 3 quarter units. 

CAN: 
MATH 32

Title: 
Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences, 2nd semester

Description: 
Continuation of first semester course; partial differentiation and extremum problems; multiple integrals. Prerequisite: CAN MATH 30. 3 semester units. 

CAN: 
MATH 33

Title: 
Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences, 2nd semester

Description: 
Continuation of second quarter course; multiple integrals. Prerequisite: CAN MATH 31. 3 quarter units. 

CAN: 
MATH 34

Title: 
Calculus for Business

Description: 
Concepts of function and limit; applied calculus emphasizing techniques of differentiation and integration for business applications; partial derivatives. Prerequisites: Algebra I, Geometry, and Intermediate Algebra (Algebra II). 3 semester units or 4 quarter units. 

CAN: 
MATH 4

Title: 
Mathematics for Elementary School Teaching

Description: 
Development and structure of the real number system and its subsystems; elementary concepts of set theory, relations, and operations; inductive reasoning including patterns and sequences; deductive reasoning; logic. Prerequisites: Algebra I, Geometry, and Intermediate Algebra (Algebra II). 3 semester units or 4 quarter units. 

CAN: 
MATH 8

Title: 
Trigonometry

Description: 
The trigonometric functions, their graphs and identities; laws of sines and cosines; solutions of triangles; trigonometric equations; inverse trigonometric functions; polar coordinates, DeMoivre’s Theorem. Prerequisites: Algebra I, Geometry, and Intermediate Algebra (Algebra II). 3 semester units or 4 quarter units 

CAN: 
MATH SEQ B

Title: 
Sum of the content of CAN MATH 17+19+21 or CAN MATH 18+20

Description: 
Sum of the content of CAN MATH 17+19+21 or CAN MATH 18+20 

CAN: 
MATH SEQ C

Title: 
Sum of the content of CAN MATH 17+19+21+23 or CAN MATH 18+20+22

Description: 
Sum of the content of CAN MATH 17+19+21+23 or CAN MATH 18+20+22 

CAN: 
MATH SEQ D

Title: 
Sum of the content of CAN MATH 29+31+33 or CAN MATH 30+32

Description: 
Sum of the content of CAN MATH 29+31+33 or CAN MATH 30+32 

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