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Jones College

Division of
Mathematics

Program Length

Five Semesters

Degree(s) Offered

Associate in Arts
Associate in Applied Science
Transfer

The Mathematics Division provides courses that satisfy requirements for the Associate in  Arts and Associate in Applied Science degrees. These courses parallel the first two years of university and senior college curricula and prepare students to enter their junior year majoring in mathematics or a number of math-related areas. Additionally, the Division offers developmental classes that prepare students for college mathematics courses. Also available is the Math Lab, which offers supervised peer-tutoring free of charge to Jones College students.

Curriculum

How to Enroll

  • Step 1 - Complete a Jones Admissions Application. Applications can be completed online or mailed to: Jones County Junior College, Admissions Office, 900 South Court Street, Ellisville, MS 39437. 
  • Step 2 - Send an official copy of the final high school transcript, previous college transcript, and/or GED scores to the Jones Admissions Office.
  • Step 3 - Submit ACT/SAT scores to the Jones Admissions Office.

Dr. Corey Jones
Chair, Math Division
Office: Stringer Huff Math Center Room 116
(601) 477-5424
corey.jones@jcjc.edu

Dr. Jessica Bunch
Instructor
Office: Stringer Huff Math Center Room 210
(601) 477-5422
jessica.bunch@jcjc.edu

Kimberly Bradshaw
Instructor
Office: Stringer Huff Math Center Room 222
(601) 477-1182
kimberly.bradshaw@jcjc.edu

Angela Cooley
Instructor
Office: Stringer Huff Math Center Room 218
(601) 477-5423
angela.cooley@jcjc.edu

Margaret James
Instructor
Office: Stringer Huff Math Center Room 115
(601) 477-4208
margaret.james@jcjc.edu

Kerri Pippin
Instructor
Office: Stringer Huff Math Center Room 213
(601) 477-5421
kerri.pippin@jcjc.edu

Tim Rayner
Instructor
Office: Stringer Huff Math Center Room 112
(601) 477-4126
tim.rayner@jcjc.edu

Bob Stevens
Instructor
Office: Stringer Huff Math Center Room 110
(601) 477-5425
bob.stevens@jcjc.edu

MAT 1234 – Intermediate Algebra
Prerequisite: ACT math score of 16 or below. The topics include linear equations and their graphs; inequalities and number line graphs; rational expressions; factoring; laws of exponents; radicals; polynomials. Four semester hours (institutional) credit.

MAT 1313 – College Algebra
Prerequisite: MAT 1234, grade of C or better, or ACT math score of 19 or above. This course includes inequalities; functions; linear and quadratic equations, circles, and their graphs; rational, radical, and higher-order equations; applications; polynomial and rational functions; logarithmic and exponential functions; systems of equations. Three semester hours credit.

MAT 1314 – College Algebra w/Lab
Prerequisite: ACT math score of 17-18. This course includes inequalities; functions; linear and quadratic equations, circles, and their graphs; rational, radical, and higher-order equations; applications; polynomial and rational functions; logarithmic and exponential functions; systems of equations. Additional academicsupport is provided with an emphasis on remedial topics for developing an in-depth understanding of course concepts. Four semester hours credit.

MAT 1323 – Trigonometry
Prerequisite: grade of C or better in MAT 1313 or equivalent or ACT score of 21 or above. This course includes trigonometric functions and their graphs; trigonometric identities; trigonometric equations; radian measurement; solutions of right and oblique triangles; inverse trigonometric functions; applications. Three semester hours credit.

MAT 1513 – Business Calculus I
Prerequisite: MAT 1313, grade of C or better. A study of functions, limits, continuity, derivatives, and their applications to business and economics. Three semester hours credit.

MAT 1613 – Calculus I
Prerequisite: grade of C or better in MAT 1323. This course includes the following topics: limits; continuity; the definition of the derivative; differentiation; applications; anti-derivatives. Three semester hours credit.

MAT 1623 – Calculus II
Prerequisite: MAT 1613, grade of C or better. This course includes the following topics: the definite integral; differentiation and integration of transcendental functions, techniques of integration; applications. Three semester hours credit.

MAT 1723 – Real Number System
Prerequisite: MAT 1313, grade of C or better. Designed for elementary and special education majors, this course includes set theory, numeration systems, foundations of number theory, and properties and operations of real numbers. Three semester hours credit.

MAT 1733- Geometry, Measurement and Probability
Prerequisite: MAT 1723, grade C or better. Designed for elementary and special education majors, this course includes geometric definitions, shapes, and formulas; linear and angular measurements; unit conversions, statistics and probability. Three semester hours credit.

MAT 2323 – Statistics
Prerequisite: MAT 1313, grade of C or better. Introduction to statistical methods of describing, summarizing, comparing, and interpreting data to include probability distributions, sampling, estimation, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Three semester hours credit.

MAT 2613 – Calculus III
Prerequisite: MAT 1623, grade of C or better. This course includes the following topics: analytical geometry; parametric equations; polar coordinates; improper integrals; infinite series; vectors and geometry of space. Three semester hours credit.

MAT 2623 – Calculus IV
Prerequisite: MAT 2613, grade of C or better. This course includes the following topics: partial differentiation; optimization; multiple integration; vector calculus; quadric surfaces and line integrals; divergence theorem; Stokes’ theorem. Three semester hours credit.

MAT 2913 – Differential Equations
Prerequisite: MAT 2613, grade of C or better. This course includes the following topics: solution of first and higher order differential equations, existence theorems, Laplace transforms; applications.
Three semester hours credit.