Math Counts

9 credits for 15 students. Coordinator: Joel Foisy

Discover Calculus and hone your critical thinking in creative and effective ways. A good FIG for students considering mathematics or the sciences as a major.

Students can choose one of the following Calculus classes plus LIT 100 and FY 100. These math courses each satisfy the General Education FM requirement and count for 4 credit hours. For Math course placement consult with Victoria Klawitter, Joel Foisy, or an adviser from the Mathematics Department.

92148 MATH 141-F20 Integrated Calculus IA 4 Cr. MWF 11-11:50am Th 11-12:15 p.m. Yuen, C. (3 seats reserved)
First course of a two-semester sequence that provides mathematical background sufficient for study of calculus and integrates it with the study of calculus. Recommended for students who need a stronger preparation for Calculus I. TI-83 or compatible required. Completion of this two semester sequence is equivalent to the completion of Math 110 (Precalculus) and Math 151 (Calculus I). Satisfies General Education FM requirement.

92135 MATH 151-F20 Calculus 1 4 Cr. MWF 11-11:50am Tu 11-12:15 p.m. Miller, C. (9 seats reserved)
Continuity and differentiability of real valued algebraic and trigonometric functions of a single
variable, applications and anti-differentiation. Required for mathematics majors. Prerequisite: three years of high school mathematics or MATH 110. Satisfies General Education FM requirement.

92180 MATH 152-F20 Calculus II 4 Cr. MWF 10-10:50 a.m. and Th 9:30-10:45 a.m. Yuen, C. (3 seats reserved)
Differentiation of transcendental functions, integration with applications, sequences and series. Required for Mathematics majors. Prerequisite: MATH 151. Satisfies General Education FM requirement.

92218 COMP 101-F20 Writing and Critical Thinking 4 Cr. MWF 9-9:50 a.m. Funston, J.
Encourages development of writing, critical thinking and the use of information resources. Addresses how language permits communication, shapes thought and changes through time. This section of COMP101 is for bilingual and multilingual students. While addressing the same material as other sections of COMP, this course will emphasize assisting second-language writers with the transition to college-level writing. Satisfies General Education FW requirement.

90294 FY 100-F20 First Year Success Seminar 2 Cr. Th 2-3:15 p.m. Foisy, J.
The First-Year Success Seminar (FYSS) is a two-credit course designed to accelerate students' transition to SUNY Potsdam. FYSS provides students with the opportunity to become integrated into the life of the campus by exploring their academic and social development.  A strong emphasis is placed on critical inquiry – enhancing reading and writing, time management, and study skills.  In addition, the course provides an orientation to campus resources and services and encourages self-exploration and personal development.