2018-2019 Catalog Winter Update [Archived]

MATH 150 College Algebra

(Contact Hours: 4) This is an elementary functions course designed to prepare students for advanced study in mathematics or related fields. Topics include the study of polynomial, rational, radical, absolute value, power, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Other areas of study include systems of equations, matrix operations, properties of exponents, and mathematical modeling. A graphing calculator is required for this course; a TI-83 or TI-84 is highly recommended. The graphing calculator will be used to investigate graphical and numerical approaches to equations and problem solving. PREREQUISITE: Writing and Reading -- minimum benchmarks will be enforced; and Math -- SAT: 27.5, ALEKS: 46, Accuplacer (Algebra): 85, NextGen Accuplacer (Quantitative Reasoning): 265, ACT: 22, COMPASS (Algebra): 65, or MATH 116 is REQUIRED.