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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Pre-Calculus (MAT129)


Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies. 

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: apply geometry and trigonometry  basics for use throughout the course: to use the unit circle for all trigonometric equations and graphs; to understand in order to use real number system for solving equations and inequalities; to work with algebraic expressions: monomials; to work with algebraic expressions: polynomials; to use algebraic rational expressions, including trig identities; to work with complex numbers;  differentiate and apply concept of function vs relations; find equations and graph linear functions; establish symmetries in a graph; recognize equations and graph conic sections; use quadratic formula; recognize and use language related to functions; perform operations with functions; graph equations containing radicals and trig functions; apply  the concept of inverse function;  work with logarithmic and exponential functions and their graphs; graph rational, absolute value and piece-wise defined functions; apply the concept of function, to solve all types of equations and to graph linear, trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential and rational equations as well as conic sections.


Topics covered include skills in solving equations of all types skills in graphing linear, trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential and rational equations as well as conic sections, skills in solving verbal applications of the above.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or Computer Science (2/11) (4/16 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).