Tara Jones

Full Time Faculty - Mathematics

Mathematics & Computer Science

Office: RDM-S Saguaro - Room: S252

480-654-7223

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM11:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM - 3:00 PM11:00 AM - 12:00 PM10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    

Online

Wednesday office hours will be in the Learning Enhancement Center (LEC) - located on the first floor of the Desert Willow building.

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

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 or 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. See http://www.mesacc.edu/departments/mathematics-computer-science/mathematics/resources/ for department policies. 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
29000
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. 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 29000 Students may contact instructor at: tara.jones@mesacc.edu

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
30731
Red Mountain Campus
Red Mountain Palo Verde 207
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoTuWeTh
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Open

6 of 24
Seats Available

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 MAT187, or an appropriate District 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. 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
29013
Red Mountain Campus
Red Mountain Palo Verde 207
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoTuWeTh
9:30 AM - 10:35 AM

Closed

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

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