• Program: 360 Programs-Center for Mfg & Applied Eng
  • Course: 360 Technical Mathematics
  • Course #: CMAE1502
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This is an introductory technical math course. The course is for students who have basic math skills and for those who need basic technical math concepts. The primary goals of this course are to help individuals acquire a solid foundation in the algebra and geometry used in a technical setting. This course will show how these skills can model and solve authentic real-world problems.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Solve practical problems using correct order of operations, fractions and percent, units of linear measure, area and volume, signed numbers, metric system, roots and exponents
Solve practical problems in technical algebra concepts that include operations of polynomials and monomials, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division principles of equality, manipulating equations, formulas, ratios, and proportions
Solve practical problems in technical geometry concepts that include lines and angles, angular measurement, types of triangles, interior angles of a triangle, areas of geometric shapes, characteristics of geometric shapes, circumference, radius and diameter of circles, and the Pythagorean Theorem
Apply critical thinking skills to solve a variety of technical math problems
Utilize a systematic approach to problem solving
Demonstrate the ability to meet deadlines for assignments and tests
Use a scientific calculator to solve technical math problems

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on the reading assessment test OR ENGL0901
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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