Mathematics Courses

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Continuing Education offers a wide variety of mathematics courses each term. Some are stand-alone courses that are not part of a credential. Others are required for completion of a diploma or certificate and are offered through Continuing Education for your convenience. Some courses that are part of a specific diploma or certificate are advertised with that certificate. Visit our Find your Math Course page to see a list of courses by program.  Check the list below or our CE Course Search page for offerings.

 


Required Calculator Policy

  • Sharp 516 Writeview Scientific Calculator for students in Technology Programs
  • BA II Plus Texas Instruments Financial Calculator for students in Business programs
  • No other calculator models will be permitted during tests, midterms or final exams.

Delivery Information

Courses are offered in the Classroom, Online and through the Math Learning Centre. When checking for course availability, check the delivery methods listed and ensure you register for the correct CRN. If you choose an MLC delivery, read the Steps for Completing a course through the Math Learning Centre at the bottom of this webpage.


Course Offerings

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Business Mathematics Of Finance - MATH10037

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Develop an understanding of simple and compound interest, annuities, perpetuities, amortization mortgage loans, bonds and sinking funds. Prerequisite: MATHMA101 (Mathematics) or MATH10067 (Business Mathematics).

Differential Calculus - MATHMA383

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Cover Empirical Equations, Conics, and Differential Calculus with Applications. Prerequisite: MATH10029.

Discrete Math & Statistics - MATH10064

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Covers various topics from number theory, discrete mathematics and statistics.

Engineering Mathematics 1 - MATHMA179

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Complex Numbers, Sine Wave Analysis, Systems of Equations and Logarithms. Prerequisite: Grade 12 Math (C or U).

Engineering Mathematics 2 - MATH10021

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Introduces Functions, Graphs, Straight Line, Quadratic Equations, Analytic Trigonometry, Empirical Equations, Differential and Integral Calculus. Prerequisite: MATHMA179 or equivalent.

Engineering Mathematics 3 - MATH10014

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Study calculus. Learn about differentiation and integration of algebraic, trigonometric, logarithmic and exponential functions, differential equations of the first and second order and Laplace transforms. Prerequisite: MATHMA279 or MATH10021 or equivalent.

Fundamental Mathematics - MATH10031

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Build your skills and understanding of basic arithmetic concepts and the metric system. Focus on operations with whole numbers, fractions and decimals, operations with Percents and solving applied problems involving Percents. Know and perform conversion between SI units, conversion between SI units and British or US units of measurement. Equivalent to: MATHMA001.

Integral Calculus - MATHMA483

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Explore calculus concepts including integration concepts and rules with applications including surface of revolution, centroids and moments of inertia. Prerequisite: MATHMA383 or MATHMS377.

Math - MATHMA018

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Understand Unit Conversions, Geometry and Mensuration, Trigonometry, Graphing and Systems of Equations and Right Triangle Trigonometry. Prerequisite: MATHMA006.

Mathematics - MATH10020

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Study Quadratics, Analytic Geometry, Logarithms, Empirical Equations, and Algebra. Prerequisite: MATH10012.

Mathematics - MATH10024

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Explore Algebra, Quadratics, Analytic Geometry, Logarithms, Systems of Equations and Differential Calculus. Prerequisite: MATHMS173.

Mathematics - MATHMA101

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Cover Percents, Equations, Trade and Cash Discounts, Markup/Markdown and Break-Even Analysis. Prerequisite: Grade 11 Math (M or U) or Grade 12 Math (C).

Mathematics - MATHMS122

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Cover Algebra, Equations, Geometry and Mensuration, Graphing and Systems of Equations, Percents, Unit Conversions and Trigonometry. Prerequisite: Grade 10 Math (applied or academic).

Mathematics - MATHMS171

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Explore Computations and Unit Conversions, Algebra, Right Triangle and Oblique Triangle Trigonometry. Prerequisite: Grade 12 Math (C or U).

Mathematics - MATHMS173

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Learn about Computations and Unit Conversions, Algebra, Equations, Right Triangle Trigonometry and Geometry and Mensuration. Prerequisite: Grade 12 Math (C or U).

Mathematics - MATHMS248

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Cover Analytic Geometry, Basic Statistics, Quadratics, Geometry and Mensuration, and Graphing and Systems of Equations. Prerequisite: MATHMS171.

Mathematics - MATHMS271

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Learn about Analytic Geometry, Conics, Logarithms, Mensuration, Quadratics and Systems of Equations. Prerequisite: MATHMS171.

Mathematics - MATHMS377

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Concentrate on Analytic Trigonometry, Empirical Equations and Differential Calculus with Applications. Prerequisite: MATHMS271.

Mathematics 1 - MATH10011

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Focus on Equations, Basic and Intermediate Algebra, Right Triangle Trigonometry, Quadratics, and Complex Numbers. Prerequisite Grade 12 (C or U) or MATH MA002 or equivalent.

Mathematics 1 - MATH10012

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Develop understanding of Algebra, Equations, Graphing and Systems of Equations, Computations and Unit Conversions, Right Trigonometry and Oblique Triangle Trigonometry. Prerequisite: Grade 12 Math (C or U).

Mathematics 1 - General Arts and Science - MATHMA006

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Focus on Operations with Numbers, Basic and Intermediate Algebra, Equations and Percents. Prerequisite: Grade 10 Math (applied or academic).

Mathematics 2 - MATH10053

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Focus on Boolean Algebra, Analytic Geometry, Sine Wave Analysis, Logarithms and Differential Calculus. Prerequisite: MATH 10011 or equivalent.

Mathematics for Computer Studies - MATH10042

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Cover Algebra, Equations, Graphing and Systems of Equations, Boolean Algebra, Number Systems and Logarithms. Prerequisite: Grade 12 Math (C or U).

Mathematics for Construction Technician - MATHMS144

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Study Algebra, Unit Conversions, Geometry & Mensuration and Right Triangle Trigonometry. Prerequisite: Grade 12 Math (C or U).

Mathematics 2 for Construction Technician - MATHMS244

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Study Equations, Graphing and Systems of Equations, Analytic Geometry, Basic Statistics and Oblique Triangle Trigonometry. Prerequisite: MATHMS144.

Mechanical Basic Algebra - MATHMS165

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Covers: Computations and Unit Conversions, Algebra, Right Triangle Trigonometry, Linear Equations, Graphing and Systems of Equations and Quadratics.  Prerequisite: Grade 12 Math (C or U).

Mechanical Intermediate Algebra - MATH10029

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Focus on Logarithms, Complex Numbers, Sine Wave Analysis, Analytic Geometry and Oblique Triangle Trigonometry. Prerequisite: MATHMS165 or equivalent.

NDE Mathematics - MATH10059

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Unit Conversions, Equations, Algebra, Right Triangle and Oblique Triangle Trigonometry, Logarithms, Geometry & Mensuration. Prerequisite: Grade 12 Math (C or U).

Pre-Health Mathematics 1 - MATH10008

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Develop basic mathematics and algebraic skills as preparation for solving problems in the Health Science Nursing Degree Program.

Preparatory Apprenticeship - Math - MATHMA001

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Develop skills with Fractions, Decimals, Percents, Unit Conversions and Mensuration. Prerequisite: Grade 10 Math (applied or academic).

Preparatory Mathematics (Business) - MATHMA003

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Cover Operations with Numbers, Basic and Intermediate Algebra, Percents, Equations and Graphing and Systems of Equations. Prerequisite: Grade 11 Math (C or U).

Preparatory Mathematics (Technology) - MATHMA002

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Prepare for College Technical mathematics with attention to Operations with Numbers, Basic and Intermediate Algebra, Percents, Equations, Graphing and Systems of Equations, Unit Conversions, Mensuration and Trigonometry. Prerequisite: Grade 11 Math (C or U).

Statistics - MATHMA482

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Introductory statistics intended for Technology students. Focus on organizing and summarizing univariance data, probability, sampling distributions, inferences for one proportion and one mean; compare two proportions and two means; chi square analysis. The statistical package MINITAB will be used and is a mandatory component. Prerequisite: MATHMS165.

Statistics - MATHMA570

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Covers organization & graphing of data, measures of location & variation, probability & sampling distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, statistical process control, Chi-square distribution, regression & correlation. Minitab statistical software will not operate on a MAC computer. Prerequisite: Introductory College level math course. Students wishing MATHMS474 or MATH10060 may take MATHMA570.

Statistics - MATHMS474

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Covers organization and description of data, probability, binomial, poisson and normal distributions, confidence interval and MINITAB. Prerequisite: MATHMS173 or equivalent. Equivalent to: MATHMA482 or MATHMA570.

Technical Calculus I - MATH10052

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Examine basic differentiation and integration and applications. Topics include differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions, indefinite and definite integrals and methods of integration, and applications of derivatives and integrals. Equivalent to: MATH10016. Prerequisite: MATH10024 or MATHMS273.

Technical Calculus II - MATH10054

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Examine applications of differentiation and integration in electronics. Focus on Maclaurin, Taylor and Fourier series, linear differential equations, double integrals, Laplace and Fourier transforms. Equivalent to: Engineering Mathematics 3 (MATH10014). Prerequisite: MATH10052 or Engineering Mathematics 2 (MATH10021).


Steps for Completing a course through the Math Learning Centre

If you've chosen a course with a delivery method of Math Learning Centre you need to follow these steps.

You are required to attend one, in-person, orientation session. The course work is completed independently online. Follow the steps below to register and get started.

Choose your course and register:

  • Find the course you need to complete on the list above. You can click on the course title to view the course description.
  • Take note of the start date. You must attend the in-person orientation on this date.
  • Click on the course title to be redirected to the online registration system.
  • If you wish to register using another method visit our How to Register page for instructions.

Get started:

  • Attend the mandatory orientation session on the start date you selected.
  • You cannot begin your studies without attending this session.
  • The orientation runs from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Fennell Campus. Check in at the Learning Support Centre, Room C122, to find out the room location.
  • You must arrive on time.

Complete your course:

  • These courses are delivered through eLearn in a windows based environment.
  • You will work through the modules independently, however, personal one on one support is available in the Math Learning Centre.
  • Testing takes place in-person at the Fennell Campus in Hamilton.
  • You must complete your course by the end date.