Tara Jones

Full Time Faculty - Mathematics

Mathematics & Computer Science

Office: RDM-S Saguaro - Room: S257

480-654-7223

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
8:20 AM - 9:20 AM12:15 PM - 1:15 PM8:20 AM - 9:20 AM12:15 PM - 1:15 PM10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Online

Online

Online

Online

Online

Classes Taught

Fall 2021

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. 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
22615
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021

Class Started

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 22615 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 (MAT055, MAT056, and MAT057), OR a grade of C or better in MAT09+ or MAT114 or MAT115, OR an appropriate district placement for MAT120 or MAT121 or MAT122, OR permission of Department or Division Chair.
General Education Designations: Mathematics [MA] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24583
Red Mountain Campus
RDM W W131
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
MoTuWeTh
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Class Started

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 MAT15+), or 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.
General Education Designations: Mathematics [MA] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
22629
Red Mountain Campus
RDM W W131
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
MoTuWeTh
9:30 AM - 10:35 AM

Class Started

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

24215
Red Mountain Campus
RDM W W131
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
MoTuWeTh
11:00 AM - 12:05 PM

Closed

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

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