Math Classes

Math Classes

Bank some extra math credits this summer – you will see amazing returns!

2014 Summer Math

May 19 – June 27 June 16 – August 8 June 30 – August 8
Math 108 X
Math 123 X
Math 130 X
Math 143 X
Math 144  X X
Math 160 X
Math 170 X X
Math 175 X X
Math 275 X X
Math 310 X  X
Math 330 X  X

If you need assistance choosing the correct math course, please contact your academic advisor or the Mathematics Department at 885-6742, email math@uidaho.edu.

Course Descriptions

Math 108 Intermediate Algebra (3 cr)
Carries no credit after Math 137 or 143. Review of algebra including factoring, rational expressions, exponents, radicals, quadratic equations, equations of lines. Taught using the Polya Math Center, a studio environment featuring group study, one-to-one interaction with instructors, computer-mediated modules, and lectures. Does not satisfy core requirement.


Math 123 Mathematics Applied To The Modern World (3 cr)
May be used as core credit in J-3-c. Discussion of some aspects of mathematical thought through the study of problems taken from areas such as logic, number theory, geometry, probability, and combinatorics; discussion of historical development.


Math 130 Finite Mathematics (3 cr)
May be used as core credit in J-3-c. Systems of linear equations and inequalities, matrices, linear programming, and probability.
Prereq: 1 yr high school algebra, 1 yr plane geometry, and sufficient score on SAT, ACT, or COMPASS Math Test.


Math 143 Pre-calculus Algebra and Analytic Geometry (3 cr)
May be used as core credit in J-3-c. Carries no credit after Math 160 or 170; carries 2 credits after Math 137. Algebraic, exponential, logarithmic functions; graphs of conics; zeros of polynomials; systems of equations, induction. Taught using the Polya Math Center, a studio environment featuring group study, one-to-one interaction with instructors, computer-mediated modules, and lectures.
Prereq: 1-1/2 yrs high school algebra, 1 yr high school plane geometry, and sufficient score on SAT, ACT, or COMPASS Math Test; or Math 108 with grade of C or better. It is recommended that Math 143 be taken within two years of passing Math 108 or its equivalent.


Math 144 Analytic Trigonometry (1 cr)
Not open for cr to students who have previous high school or college cr in trigonometry. Trigonometric functions, inverse functions, applications. Taught using the Polya Math Center, a studio environment featuring group study, one-to-one interaction with instructors, computer-mediated modules, and lectures.
Prereq: 2 yrs high school algebra (or Math 143) and 1 yr plane geometry, and/or Coreq: Math 143 or 170. Concurrent enrollment in Math 143 or 170 permitted.


Math 160 Survey of Calculus (4 cr)
May be used as core credit in J-3-c. Carries no credit after Math 170. Functions, graphing, derivative, integral, exponential and logarithmic functions, functions of several variables. Primarily for students in business, life sciences or architecture who need only one semester of calculus.
Prereq: One yr of high school geometry and one of the following: (1) 1-1/2 yrs high school algebra and sufficiently high score on SAT, ACT, or COMPASS Math Test, or (2) Math 137, or (3) Math 143.


Math 170 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (4 cr)
May be used as core credit in J-3-c. Carries 2 credits after Math 160. Functions, limits, continuity, differentiation, integration, applications, differentiation and integration of transcendental functions. Primarily for students in engineering, mathematics, science or computer science.
Prereq: One of the following: a) Math 143 and Math 144, b) Math 143 and sufficiently high score on COMPASS Trig Test, or c) 2 yrs high school algebra and 1 yr plane geometry and ½ yr analytic trigonometry and sufficiently high score on SAT, ACT, or COMPASS Math Tests (College Algebra and Trigonometry). (Concurrent enrollment in 170 and 144 is permitted with permission of the department).


Math 175 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II (4 cr)
Differentiation and integration of transcendental functions, integration techniques, general mean value theorem, numerical techniques, and series.
Prereq: Math 170


Math 275 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III (3 cr)
Vectors, functions of several variables, and multiple integration.
Prereq: Math 175


Math 310 Ordinary Differential Equations (3 cr)
Classification, initial and boundary value problems of one variable, exact equations, methods of solving higher-order linear equations, second-order equations with constant coefficient, series solutions, systems of linear equations, Laplace transforms, and existence theorems.
Recommended preparation: Math 275.
Prereq: Math 175


Math 330 Linear Algebra (3 cr)
Linear equations, matrices, linear transformations, eigenvalues, diagonalization; applications. Recommended Preparation: Math 175.
Prereq: Math 160 or 170