MATH-288: Differential Equations

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Differential Equations
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
5 (for 15-week classes)
MATH-280 with a C or better OR concurrent enrollment in MATH-280
Course Description

Introduces ordinary differential equations by means of algebraic, numerical, and graphical analysis (including phase-plane analysis). Examines first order differential equations, second and higher order linear equations, methods for nonhomogeneous second order equations, series solutions, Laplace transforms, linear systems, and linearization of nonlinear systems. Covers various applications throughout the course. Requires a non-graphing scientific calculator for some formal assessments, access to a free graphing utility application to support learning and during informal assessments, and access to an online homework assessment.

MTA Categories
  • Category 3: Mathematics
  • Category 3: Mathematics (College Algebra Track)
General Education Categories
  • Mathematics
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122 and J-115
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2024 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.