### Our Mission

The Mathematics Department at NMSU Carlsbad offers a wide variety of courses in support of the many degrees and certificates available at NMSU Carlsbad. The faculty strives to high quality mathematics education to every student.

#### What are developmental math courses?

Developmental math classes are designed to enhance the math skills of students whose Compass test scores fall below the scores needed for placement in higher-level courses. Your test score determines which developmental math course you will help you most.

The following is a list of developmental math courses:

**CCDM 100N Math Preparation for College Success 1-4 cr.**

Mathematics skills course designed for those college students with math skills insufficient for success in CCDM 103N. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits. RR applicable.

**CCDM 103N Pre-Algebra 4 cr. (3+2P)**

Fundamental mathematics operations and arithmetic computations. Introduction to algebra and applied geometry. Provides laboratory and individualized instruction. RR applicable.

**CCDM 112N Developmental Algebra I 4 cr. (3+2P)**

Fundamental algebra operations, variable expressions, solving linear equations, applications of linear equations, polynomials and factoring. Provides laboratory and individualized instruction. Prerequisite: grade of C or better in CCDM 103N or equivalent. RR applicable.

**CCDM 113N Developmental Algebra II 4 cr. (3+2P)**

Continuation of CCDM 112N. Completion of CCDM 113N meets basic skills requirement. Prerequisite: grade of C or better in CCDM 112N or consent of instructor. RR applicable.

**CCDM 114N Algebra Skills 4 cr. (3+2P)**

Fundamental algebra operations: algebraic expressions, solving linear equations, factoring, radicals, exponents. Provides laboratory and individualized instruction. Prerequisite: C or better in CCDM 103N. RR applicable.

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