Developmental Mathematics

Sinclair Community College offers coursework in developmental mathematics that will help prepare students for success in college-level mathematics courses, which are offered by the Mathematics Department.

What can Developmental Mathematics help you with?

The Developmental Mathematics Department is dedicated to assisting students of all ages with meeting their educational goals. Our courses are designed to develop and extend your current math skills to a level of confidence and competence needed for success in college-level math courses that are part of your degree, certificate, or university parallel program. 

These classes might be for you if:
  • You have not taken a math for a while and are interested in refreshing your skill level
  • You placed into a developmental-level math course
  • You want to work at an accelerated pace
  • You need a quick review before retaking the college's math placement test
Contact Information
Building 4, Room 230

P: 512-4463

E: carol.bonner@sinclair.edu

Dr. Brian Cafarella, Chairperson Developmental Mathematics Department 937-512-2097 | brian.cafarella@sinclair.edu 

 

Available Courses

For course specific information click on the course below:

DEV 0020 Basic Arithmetic

Course provides instruction in basic arithmetic for whole numbers and fractions with the goal of developing computational skills, number sense and problem-solving skills. Course prepares students for further study in mathematics by employing effective study strategies and a variety of teaching/learning experiences.
2 Credit Hours

DEV 0025 Basic Mathematics

Course provides a brief overview of fractions and instruction in computations and applications involving decimals, signed numbers, proportions and percents. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.
3 Credit Hours

DEV 0028 Introduction to Algebra

Course provides a brief review of signed numbers as well as an introduction to beginning algebra concepts including operations with rational numbers, translating and simplifying expressions, translating and solving various types of equations, and geometry concepts. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.
3 Credit Hours

DEV 0070 Basic Arithmetic Boot Camp

Course provides instruction in basic arithmetic for whole numbers and fractions with the goal of developing computational skills, number sense and problem-solving skills. Course prepares students for further study in mathematics by employing effective study strategies and a variety of teaching/learning experiences.
1 Credit Hour

DEV 0075 Basic Mathematics Boot Camp

Course provides a brief review of fractions and instruction in computations and applications involving decimals, signed numbers, proportions and percents.
1 Credit Hour

DEV 0078 Introduction to Algebra Boot Camp

Course provides a brief review of signed numbers as well as an introduction to pre-algebra concepts including operations with rational numbers, translating and simplifying expressions, translating and solving various types of equations, and geometry concepts.
1 Credit Hour

DEV 2297 Special Topics

Varied content offering of special interest to the discipline but not covered within existing courses; may be scheduled in a classroom/seminar setting or in nontraditional format.
0.5 - 9 Credit Hours

DEV 6070 Non-Credit Basic Arithmetic Boot Camp

This non-credit course provides instruction in basic arithmetic for whole numbers and fractions with the goal of developing computational skills, number sense and problem-solving skills. Course prepares students for further study in mathematics by employing effective study strategies and a variety of teaching/learning experiences.
0 Credit Hours

DEV 6075 Non-Credit Basic Mathematics Boot Camp

This non-credit course provides a brief review of fractions and instruction in computations and applications involving decimals, signed numbers, proportions and percents.
0 Credit Hours

 


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