Developmental Mathematics Course Descriptions 

Course Name  Course Description  
Fundamental Arithmetic
Skills 
DLS0011 Preparation for DVM0031. Review of basic arithmetic operations on whole numbers, fractions and decimals, including number properties and applications. Two credithour load equivalent. Two EHs awarded for successful completion. This course is taught using computer assisted instructor. 

PreAlgebra 
DVM0031 Preparation for DVM0071 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. Fourcredithour load equivalent. Four EHs awarded for successful completion. Prerequisite: Placement examination or completion of DLS0011 

Introductory Algebra 
DVM0071 Preparation for MAT1040. Linear equations and inequalities, graphing, polynomials, algebraic fractions, radicals, quadratic equations and applications. Lab time must be arranged unless otherwise noted. Four credithour load equivalent. Four EHs awarded for successful completion. Prerequisite: Placement examination or DVM0031 

Self
Paced Courses DVM 0030 or DVM 0070 


Fast Track Courses

If a student has a good understanding of prealgebra 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 
DVM0021 This is not a regular course in the DVM sequence. It is a review course only. It covers all content of DVM0031 and DVM0071. 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. 

Intermediate Algebra Review 
DVM0081 This is not a regular course in the DVM sequence. It is a review course only. Includes all content from DVM0071 and MAT1040. 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. 