John Seims

Residential Faculty - Mathematics

Mathematics & Computer Science

Office: RDM-S Saguaro - Room: S262

480-654-7768

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM11:00 AM - 12:15 PM12:00 PM - 2:00 PM11:00 AM - 12:15 PM 

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Profile

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

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

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.

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 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.

General Education Designations: Mathematics [MA]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34707

Online Course

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

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.

Students may contact instructor at: john.seims@mesacc.edu

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
27160

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
12:30 PM - 2:10 PM

Class Started

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 27160 Students may contact instructor at: john.seims@mesacc.edu

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.

27185

Online Course

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

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 27185 Students may contact instructor at: john.seims@mesacc.edu

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.

27888

Online Course

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

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 27888 Students may contact instructor at: john.seims@mesacc.edu

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.

Summer 2024

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.

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
14824

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

Open

23 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.

Class 14824 Students may contact instructor at: john.seims@mesacc.edu.

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

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
14947

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

Open

23 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.

Class 14947 Students may contact instructor at: john.seims@mesacc.edu

14971

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

Open

23 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.

Class 14971 Students may contact instructor at: john.seims@mesacc.edu

Fall 2024

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.

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 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
14559
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
9:50 AM - 11:30 AM

Open

24 of 24
Seats Available

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

14560
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
12:30 PM - 2:10 PM

Open

24 of 24
Seats Available

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

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