Jan Pitts

Full Time Faculty - Mathematics

Mathematics & Computer Science

Office: MC 5 - Room: MC174

Classes Taught

Spring 2022

MAT126 Intermediate Algebra with Review 6 Credits
Analysis of rational, radical, quadratic and exponential equations, functions and applications; graphs of radical, quadratic and exponential functions; operations on polynomial, rational, and radical expressions. Prerequisites: None.
It is highly encouraged that you attend one of the FREE MCC Math Boot Camps that occur prior to the beginning of the semester. Participants will review key skills necessary for success; participants will be better prepared for their course. Visit https://www.mesacc.edu/students/foundations-student-success/boot-camps/math-boot-camps for more information and to register.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29893
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
MoTuWeTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Ended

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

29894
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
MoTuWeTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Ended

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

MAT218 Mathematical Analysis for Business 4 Credits
An introduction to the mathematics required for the study of business. Includes multivariable optimization, Lagrange multipliers, linear programming, linear algebra, probability, random variables, discrete and continuous distributions.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT212, or MAT213, or MAT220, or MAT221.
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
28419
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
TuTh
12:30 PM - 2:10 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28419 Students may contact instructor at: jan.pitts@mesacc.edu

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
28425
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022
MoWe
12:30 PM - 2:10 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28425 Students may contact instructor at: jan.pitts@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Summer 2022

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: A 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 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
15833
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
05/31/2022 - 07/21/2022
MoTuWeTh
7:20 AM - 9:00 AM

Closed

15838
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
05/31/2022 - 07/21/2022
MoTuWeTh
7:10 PM - 8:50 PM

Closed

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 15838 Students may contact instructor at: jan.pitts@mesacc.edu

Fall 2022

MAT156 College Algebra/Functions with Review 6 Credits
Analysis and interpretation of the behavior and nature of functions including linear, quadratic, higher-order polynomials, rational, exponential, logarithmic, power, absolute value, and piecewise-defined functions; systems of equations, using multiple methods including matrices, and modeling and solving real world problems, along with review of intermediate algebra, as needed.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in each of the following: (MAT055, MAT056, and MAT057), OR MAT09+ or MAT114 or MAT115, OR an appropriate district placement for MAT120 or MAT121 or MAT122, OR permission of Department or Division Chair.
It is highly encouraged that you attend one of the FREE MCC Math Boot Camps that occur prior to the beginning of the semester. Participants will review key skills necessary for success; participants will be better prepared for their course. Visit https://www.mesacc.edu/students/foundations-student-success/boot-camps for more information and to register.
General Education Designations: Mathematics [MA] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30401
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoTuWeTh
7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Open

3 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

30402
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoTuWeTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Closed

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

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: A 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. It is highly encouraged that you attend the FREE MCC Calculus Boot Camp that occurs prior to the beginning of the semester. Participants will review key skills necessary for success; participants will be better prepared for their course. Visit https://www.mesacc.edu/students/foundations-student-success/boot-camps for more information and to register.
General Education Designations: Mathematics [MA] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29680
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
12:30 PM - 2:10 PM

Open

12 of 28
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29680 Students may contact instructor at: jan.pitts@mesacc.edu

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. See http://www.mesacc.edu/departments/mathematics-computer-science/mathematics/resources/ for department policies. It is highly encouraged that you attend the FREE MCC Calculus Boot Camp that occurs prior to the beginning of the semester. Participants will review key skills necessary for success; participants will be better prepared for their course. Visit https://www.mesacc.edu/students/foundations-student-success/boot-camps for more information and to register.
General Education Designations: Mathematics [MA] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29044
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
12:30 PM - 2:10 PM

Open

9 of 28
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29044 Students may contact instructor at: jan.pitts@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

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