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Janet Mc Mullin

Professor: Mathematics


Building: 61-1618
(909) 274-4111
jmcmullinAT_mtsac.edu


BSNorthern Illinois University
MS — Northern Illinois University


Janet Mc Mullin

Janet McMullin has been teaching in the Mathematics and Computer Science Department at Mt. SAC since 1990.  Before coming to Mt. SAC, she taught mathematics at Naperville North High School and the College of DuPage, both in Illinois.  Janet earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education and a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics from Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, Illinois.  After 30 years of teaching, Janet still believes her goal in life is to share with students her love for math and the importance of learning math at all levels.


Hello Mountie Math Students!


I am so excited that you have decided to take Trigonometry or Precalculus Mathematics ! Your success is important to me, so to help prepare you for the next part of your educational journey, I would like to share some information with you about my courses and classroom environments.


Click on one of my classes below to explore the structure and goals of each class.


      • Math 150 Spring 2022

        Online Class Search:
        ** This class will display a Building/Room number and a Meeting Time in the online class search, to indicate an in-person, on-campus class.


        Prerequisites: None


        Class Structure:
        This class is designed to prepare students for courses with trigonometry prerequisites. My class will be conducted on-campus, in a traditional classroom setting. All exams will be in the form of on-Campus traditional exams.


        A physical or digital copy of the textbook , MATH 150: Trigonometry, 12th Ed., Lial, is required. Homework assignments will be in the form of worksheets, textbook problems, and take-home quizzes (not proctored / timed). Homework assignments will generally be due on Thursdays.


        Required Materials:

        Writing Utensils

        Paper (Printer or Lined)

        Scientific Calculator


        Necessary Foundational Skills:
        Solving Quadratic Equations
        Solving Rational Equations
        Graphing Quadratic Equations
        Angle Relationships
        Pythagorean Theorem


      • Math 160 Spring 2022

        Online Class Search:
        ** This class will display a Building/Room number and a Meeting Time in the online class search, to indicate an in-person, on-campus class.


        Prerequisites: Math 150 or Appropriate Placement


        Class Structure:
        This course is designed to prepare students for Calculus. My class will be conducted on-campus, in a traditional classroom setting. All exams will be in the form of on-Campus traditional exams.


        A physical or digital copy of the textbook , MATH 160: Precalculus: Building Concepts and Connections, 2nd Ed., by Narasimhan, is required and costs $40.00. A student solutions manual is also available and is recommended. Homework assignments will be in the form of worksheets, textbook problems, and take-home quizzes (not proctored / timed). Homework assignments will generally be due on Thursdays.


        Required Materials:

        Writing Utensils

        Paper (Printer or Lined)

        Scientific Calculator


        Necessary Foundational Skills:
        Solving Rational Equations
        Operations with Complex Numbers
        Solving Logarithmic Equations
        Sketching Trigonometric Functions
        Solving Trigonometric Equations


Please make sure to log in to your Canvas courses daily to keep up with all announcements, materials, and due dates. Canvas can be accessed through your Mt. SAC portal or at https://mtsac.instructure.com.


My office hours will be held on-campus on Tuesdays and Thursdays. You are welcome to contact me for appointment availability. I look forward to working with everyone, and please feel free to email me if you have any questions.


The Math and Computer Science Department is committed to helping our students achieve their math educational goals. We want you to succeed and excel in transfer-level mathematics. We recognize your potential and are here to support you! Whether you are here to obtain a degree, complete transfer requirements, or simply expand your knowledge, we will strive to provide resources that you may need along your journey. Explore the resources below for more information on how our campus can help you achieve your educational goals.


** This information is subject to change, before the start of the term. Please contact me if you have any questions.