Developmental Mathematics
 Course Descriptions

Course Name Course Description

Fundamental Arithmetic

 Skills


DLS-0011

Preparation for DVM-0031.

Review of basic arithmetic operations on whole numbers, fractions and decimals, including number properties and applications. Two credit-hour load equivalent. Two EHs awarded for successful completion. This course is taught using computer assisted instructor.

DLS 0011 Syllabus

Pre-Algebra


DVM-0031

Preparation for DVM-0071

Review of basic arithmetic operations; applications including ratio and proportion, percent, geometry, measurement and statistics; signed numbers and equations.  Lab time must be arranged unless otherwise noted.  Four-credit-hour load equivalent.  Four EHs awarded for successful completion.

 Prerequisite: Placement examination or completion of DLS-0011

DVM 0031 Syllabus                                            DVM 0031   (EDUCO) Syllabus 

Introductory Algebra

 

DVM-0071

Preparation for MAT-1040.

Linear equations and inequalities, graphing, polynomials, algebraic fractions, radicals, quadratic equations and applications. Lab time must be arranged unless otherwise noted. Four credit-hour load equivalent. Four EHs awarded for successful completion.

Prerequisite: Placement examination or DVM-0031

DVM 0071  (EDUCO) Syllabus                      DVM 0071     (SULLIVAN) Syllabus

 Self- Paced Courses

DVM 0030 or DVM 0070

The content for these two classes may be learned in a self-paced mode. The student works at his/her own speed, with the instructor and tutor assisting as needed. Online courseware tutorials and assignments are used exclusively in this self-paced format.  Students should be good time managers and able to work independently.

Four credit hour load equivalent.  Four EHs awarded for successful completion.

DVM 0031-0071  (SELF-PACE) Syllabus

 

Fast Track Courses

 

 

If a student has a good understanding of pre-algebra and introductory algebra and/or intermediate algebra, he/she may finish two linked math courses in one semester.  These courses require more contact and homework hours each week.

 

DVM Review Courses
Arithmetic and Algebra
Review

DVM-0021

This is not a regular course in the DVM sequence. It is a review course only. It covers all content of DVM-0031 and DVM-0071. The math placement exam must be taken on the last day of the course. This placement exam score will determine the actual placement in an appropriate DVM or MAT class.

DVM 0021 Syllabus

Intermediate Algebra
Review

DVM-0081

This is not a regular course in the DVM sequence. It is a review course only. Includes all content from DVM-0071 and MAT-1040. The math placement exam must be taken on the last day of the course. This placement exam score will determine actual placement in an appropriate DVM or MAT course.

DVM 0081 Syllabus