2020-2021 Course Catalog

MATH 116 College Algebra

is a concentrated study of the topics traditionally found in College Algebra. The topics include a quick and intense review of the topics from Intermediate Algebra, including real numbers, algebraic expressions, polynomials, equations, problem solving, complex numbers, and graphing. Major topics include functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, matrices, polynomial equations, inequalities, introduction to analytic geometry, conic sections, systems of equations, mathematical induction, and the binomial theorem. A graphing calculator is required. This course is applicable toward all certificates and degrees; group requirements include mathematics (AAS only) (credit hours 4.0, lecture hours 4.0).




eligibility for ENGL 101 and one of the following: (1) MATH 098 [grade of 'C' or higher]and MATH 095 [grade of 'C' or higher] or one year of high school geometry, (2) satisfactory score on the mathematics placement exam, (3) a score of 22 or higher on the math ACT within three years of enrollment, and (4) a score of 530 on the math SAT within three years of enrollment

Division and Department

Math, Science & Business / Mathematics