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College Algebra (MAT 201)

Course Category: 
Location: 

Various; distance learning format.

Length: 

Varies (self-study, self-paced).

Dates: 

November 2016 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: model and solve real world situations with quadratic expressions; make use of arithmetic, algebraic, geometric, higher order thinking, or statistical methods; represent and evaluate basic algebraic information; develop mathematical arguments using mathematical reasoning skills and logic to solve algebraic problems; use appropriate technology to enhance their own mathematical thinking understanding and solve algebraic problems and judge the reasonableness of the results; interpret algebraic models, such as formulas, graphs, tables or schematics, and draw inferences from them; and recognize the limitations of algebraic models.

Instruction: 

This course emphasizes techniques of problem-solving using algebraic concepts.  Topics include: fundamental concepts of algebra, equations and inequalities, functions and graphs, and systems of equations; optional topics include sequences, series, and probability or analytic geometry. Applications in other fields such as finance, medicine, and environmental studies examined with respect to algebraic concepts. The course of study necessary to be prepared for the proctored proficiency examination consists of lessons based on the readings from the textbook.  Students are encouraged to answer all the review questions and quizzes for each lesson.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business or Math (11/16).

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