John Seims

Full Time Faculty - Mathematics

Mathematics & Computer Science

Office: RDM-S Saguaro - Room: S256

480-654-7768

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM1:30 PM - 2:45 PM11:00 AM - 12:15 PM1:30 PM - 2:45 PM 

I'm usually available on Fridays from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm to help students but sometimes have meetings. E-mail me ahead of time if you plan on coming in for help on a Friday.

Profile

  • Member of the Mathematics and Computer Science Department since 1986.
  • Teaches all levels of mathematics classes.
  • Teaches online mathematics classes.

Classes Taught

Spring 2020

MAT151 College Algebra/Functions 4 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.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT095, or MAT096, or MAT114, or MAT115, or MAT12+, OR an appropriate district placement for MAT15+, OR permission of Department/Division Chair.
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
26143
Red Mountain Campus
RDM W W124
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
11:40 AM - 1:20 PM

Class Started

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.

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: Grade of "C" or better in MAT212 or MAT213.
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
26145
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Closed

Notes: Class 26145 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: john.seims@mesacc.edu

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.

27190
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Class Started

Notes: Class 27190 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: john.seims@mesacc.edu

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.

MAT220 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 5 Credits
Limits, continuity, differential and integral calculus of functions of one variable.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [MAT182 and (MAT150, MAT151 or MAT152)] or MAT187 or appropriate Math placement.
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
26124
Red Mountain Campus
RDM P P208
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
12:30 PM - 2:35 PM

Class Started

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.

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