Jan Pitts

Residential Faculty - Mathematics

Mathematics & Computer Science

Office: RDM-S Saguaro - Room: 273

480-654-7788

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM11:00 AM - 11:50 AM10:00 AM - 10:50 AM11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
 2:15 PM - 2:45 PM7:00 PM - 8:00 PM2:15 PM - 2:45 PM 
    By appointment

Monday 10:00-10:50 am (DW131 )

Tuesday 11:00-11:50 am (LEC - tutoring center) and 2:15-2:45  pm (S282)

Wednesday 10:00 - 10:50 am (DW131)

Wednesday 7:00 - 8:00 pm via WebEx for online students only

Thursday 11:00-11:50 am (S273 or via WebEx) and 2:15-2:45 pm (S282)

Friday by appointment

 

Webex:  https://maricopa.webex.com/meet/jpitts1

Other times by apointment.

 

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

MAT206 Elements of Statistics 3 Credits

Basic concepts and applications of statistics, including data description, estimation and hypothesis tests.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT14+, or MAT15+, or MAT187, or equivalent, or an appropriate District placement, or permission of Department/Division Chair.

Course 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.

General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28395
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

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.

Course 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.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27158
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
8:00 AM - 9:40 AM

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: A grade of C or better in MAT220, or MAT221, or equivalent.

Course 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.

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
28611
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
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.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

27186

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

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.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

This course may require in person proctored assessments or exams that will be administered at Mesa Community College at no charge. Proctoring services not administered at Mesa Community college may be used and students are responsible for any additional costs incurred. Contact the instructor for further details.

Class 27186 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.

Course 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.

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
27166
Red Mountain Campus

Red Mountain Palo Verde 207

In Person
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
12:30 PM - 2:10 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Summer 2024

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.

Course 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.

General Education Designations: Mathematics [MA]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14827
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024
MoTuWeTh
7:20 AM - 9:00 AM

Closed

Notes: Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Fall 2024

MAT206 Elements of Statistics 3 Credits

Basic concepts and applications of statistics, including data description, estimation and hypothesis tests.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT14+, or MAT15+, or MAT187, or equivalent, or an appropriate District placement, or permission of Department/Division Chair.

Course 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.

General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33415
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Open

23 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

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 MAT188, or an appropriate District placement.

Course 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.

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
15960
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
12:30 PM - 2:35 PM

Open

16 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

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.

Course 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.

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
14664

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

10 of 24
Seats Available

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.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

?This course may require in person proctored assessments or exams that will be administered at Mesa Community College at no charge. Proctoring services not administered at Mesa Community college may be used and students are responsible for any additional costs incurred. Contact the instructor for further details.

Class 14664 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.

Course 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.

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
13827
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
12:30 PM - 2:10 PM

Closed

Notes: Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

34495
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
7:10 PM - 8:50 PM

Open

6 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

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