Adam Avilez

Full Time Faculty - Mathematics

Mathematics & Computer Science

Office: MC 5 - Room: 148

480-461-7787

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM11:00 AM - 12:00 PM11:00 AM - 12:00 PM11:00 AM - 12:00 PM11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

If you are looking for my online course please go to http://www.mesacc.edu/eLearning/get-started.html

Classes Taught

Fall 2019

MAT141 College Mathematics 4 Credits
Working knowledge of college-level mathematics and its applications to real-life problems. Emphasis on understanding mathematical concepts and their applications. Topics include proportional reasoning, modeling, finance, probability, and statistics.
Prerequisites: An appropriate District placement, or a grade of C or better in (MAT052, MAT053, and MAT055), or (MAT055, MAT056, and MAT057), or MAT085, or MAT09+, or MAT103 or MAT114 or MAT115.
MAT141 is appropriate for the student whose major does not require college algebra or precalculus.
This class may require a graphing calculator and/or online software package, such as MyMathLab, that may result in an additional cost to the student. Some instructors allow the use of the online textbook that accompanies the online software package in lieu of a physical textbook. Contact your instructor for details. All students must meet the MCC Mathematics Department prerequisite requirements for each class. See www.mesacc.edu/departments/mathematics-computer-science/mathematics/resources/ for department policies.
General Education Designations: Mathematics [MA] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26853
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019

Class Ended

Notes: Class 26853 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet, but may required proctored exams. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: adam.avilez@mesacc.edu
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Additional Notes: MAT141 is appropriate for the student whose major does not require college algebra or precalculus.
This class may require a graphing calculator and/or online software package, such as MyMathLab, that may result in an additional cost to the student. Some instructors allow the use of the online textbook that accompanies the online software package in lieu of a physical textbook. Contact your instructor for details. All students must meet the MCC Mathematics Department prerequisite requirements for each class. See www.mesacc.edu/departments/mathematics-computer-science/mathematics/resources/ for department policies.

26642
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019

Class Ended

Notes: Class 26642 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet, but may required proctored exams. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: adam.avilez@mesacc.edu
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Additional Notes: MAT141 is appropriate for the student whose major does not require college algebra or precalculus.
This class may require a graphing calculator and/or online software package, such as MyMathLab, that may result in an additional cost to the student. Some instructors allow the use of the online textbook that accompanies the online software package in lieu of a physical textbook. Contact your instructor for details. All students must meet the MCC Mathematics Department prerequisite requirements for each class. See www.mesacc.edu/departments/mathematics-computer-science/mathematics/resources/ for department policies.

MAT225 Elementary Linear Algebra 3 Credits
Introduction to matrices, systems of linear equations, determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations and eigenvalues. Emphasizes the development of computational skills.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT212 or MAT220, or MAT221, or equivalent.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27313
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Class Ended

MAT231 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 4 Credits
Techniques of integration for both proper and improper integrals with applications to the physical and social sciences, elements of analytic geometry, and the analysis of sequences and series.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT220, or MAT221, or equivalent.
This class may require a graphing calculator and/or online software package, such as MyMathLab, that may result in an additional cost to the student. Some instructors allow the use of the online textbook that accompanies the online software package in lieu of a physical textbook. Contact your instructor for details. All students must meet the MCC Mathematics Department prerequisite requirements for each class. See http://www.mesacc.edu/departments/mathematics-computer-science/mathematics/resources/ for department policies.
General Education Designations: Mathematics [MA] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25346
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoTuWeTh
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Class Ended

Additional Notes: This class may require a graphing calculator and/or online software package, such as MyMathLab, that may result in an additional cost to the student. Some instructors allow the use of the online textbook that accompanies the online software package in lieu of a physical textbook. Contact your instructor for details. All students must meet the MCC Mathematics Department prerequisite requirements for each class. See http://www.mesacc.edu/departments/mathematics-computer-science/mathematics/resources/ for department policies.

25347
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoTuWeTh
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Class Ended

Additional Notes: This class may require a graphing calculator and/or online software package, such as MyMathLab, that may result in an additional cost to the student. Some instructors allow the use of the online textbook that accompanies the online software package in lieu of a physical textbook. Contact your instructor for details. All students must meet the MCC Mathematics Department prerequisite requirements for each class. See http://www.mesacc.edu/departments/mathematics-computer-science/mathematics/resources/ for department policies.

MAT298AA Special Projects 1 Credits
Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.
Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.
This class may require a graphing calculator and/or an online software package which may result in an additional cost to the student. All students must meet the MCC Mathematics Department prerequisite requirement which can be found at: www.mesacc.edu/dept/d25/DeptPolicies
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25382
Dobson Campus
Lab
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
Tu
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Class 25382 The topic for this seminar course is Introduction to Computer Aided Design (CAD) and 3-D printing. No background in the subject is required for this course. In this class you'll be taught to use CAD software and use it to design objects for a 3-D printer. You will also be introduced to basics of 3-D printing. The class will not have any exams. Course grades are based on assignment completion and attendance. Students will not need to purchase a textbook or any software for the course. Outside of the regular class time, you should expect each week to spend about 1 hour or less on assignments Students will leave the class with a 3-D printed design and the skills to continue exploring CAD and 3-D printing on their own. For more information please contact Adam Avilez: adam.avilez@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: This class may require a graphing calculator and/or an online software package which may result in an additional cost to the student. All students must meet the MCC Mathematics Department prerequisite requirement which can be found at: www.mesacc.edu/dept/d25/DeptPolicies

Spring 2020

MAT141 College Mathematics 4 Credits
Working knowledge of college-level mathematics and its applications to real-life problems. Emphasis on understanding mathematical concepts and their applications. Topics include proportional reasoning, modeling, finance, probability, and statistics.
Prerequisites: An appropriate District placement, or a grade of C or better in (MAT052, MAT053, and MAT055), or (MAT055, MAT056, and MAT057), or MAT085, or MAT09+, or MAT103 or MAT114 or MAT115.
General Education Designations: Mathematics [MA] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27056
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Closed

Notes: Class 27056 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet but may require in-person proctored exams. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: adam.avilez@mesacc.edu
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

27294
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Open

21 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Class 27294 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet but may require in-person proctored exams. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: adam.avilez@mesacc.edu
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

MAT225 Elementary Linear Algebra 3 Credits
Introduction to matrices, systems of linear equations, determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations and eigenvalues. Emphasizes the development of computational skills.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT212 or MAT220, or MAT221, or equivalent.
This class may require a graphing calculator and/or online software package, such as MyMathLab, that may result in an additional cost to the student. Some instructors allow the use of the online textbook that accompanies the online software package in lieu of a physical textbook. Contact your instructor for details. All students must meet the MCC Mathematics Department prerequisite requirements for each class within two years of first day of class. See http://www.mesacc.edu/departments/mathematics-computer-science/mathematics/resources/ for department policies.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26093
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

19 of 32
Seats Available

Additional Notes: This class may require a graphing calculator and/or online software package, such as MyMathLab, that may result in an additional cost to the student. Some instructors allow the use of the online textbook that accompanies the online software package in lieu of a physical textbook. Contact your instructor for details. All students must meet the MCC Mathematics Department prerequisite requirements for each class within two years of first day of class. See http://www.mesacc.edu/departments/mathematics-computer-science/mathematics/resources/ for department policies.

MAT241 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III 4 Credits
Multivariate calculus including vectors, vector- valued functions, partial differentiation, multiple integration and an introduction to vector fields.
Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT230 or MAT231.
This class may require a graphing calculator and/or online software package, such as MyMathLab, that may result in an additional cost to the student. Some instructors allow the use of the online textbook that accompanies the online software package in lieu of a physical textbook. Contact your instructor for details. All students must meet the MCC Mathematics Department prerequisite requirements for each class within two years of first day of class. See http://www.mesacc.edu/departments/mathematics-computer-science/mathematics/resources/ for department policies.
General Education Designations: Mathematics [MA] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26097
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoTuWeTh
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Open

15 of 32
Seats Available

Additional Notes: This class may require a graphing calculator and/or online software package, such as MyMathLab, that may result in an additional cost to the student. Some instructors allow the use of the online textbook that accompanies the online software package in lieu of a physical textbook. Contact your instructor for details. All students must meet the MCC Mathematics Department prerequisite requirements for each class within two years of first day of class. See http://www.mesacc.edu/departments/mathematics-computer-science/mathematics/resources/ for department policies.

MAT298AA Special Projects 1 Credits
Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.
Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26108
Dobson Campus
Lab
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
Tu
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Open

15 of 15
Seats Available

Notes: Class 26108 The topic for this seminar course is Introduction to Computer Aided Design (CAD) and 3-D printing. No background in the subject is required for this course. In this class you'll be taught to use CAD software and use it to design objects for a 3-D printer. You will also be introduced to basics of 3-D printing. The class will not have any exams. Course grades are based on assignment completion and attendance. Students will not need to purchase a textbook or any software for the course. Outside of the regular class time, you should expect each week to spend about 1 hour or less on assignments Students will leave the class with a 3-D printed design and the skills to continue exploring CAD and 3-D printing on their own. For more information please contact Adam Avilez: adam.avilez@mesacc.edu

26138
Dobson Campus
Lab
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020

Open

15 of 15
Seats Available

Notes: Class 26138 The topic for this seminar course is Introduction to Computer Aided Design (CAD) and 3-D printing. No background in the subject is required for this course. In this class you'll be taught to use CAD software and use it to design objects for a 3-D printer. You will also be introduced to basics of 3-D printing. The class will not have any exams. Course grades are based on assignment completion and attendance. Students will not need to purchase a textbook or any software for the course. Outside of the regular class time, you should expect each week to spend about 1 hour or less on assignments Students will leave the class with a 3-D printed design and the skills to continue exploring CAD and 3-D printing on their own. For more information please contact Adam Avilez: adam.avilez@mesacc.edu

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